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The Book on Freebies for You on the Grand Strand

The money we spend buying things from Myrtle Beach merchants isn’t unlimited. When travelers budget for a trip, it’s nice to have a few items that won’t dig into the funds. That’s why it’s helpful to know where the freebies are waiting for you. You can find some on the Grand Strand. We’ve compiled this list of freebies to...

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Observe Your New Empty-Nest Status on the Grand Strand

Is it even fashionable to celebrate your newfound empty nest status? Yes! You’re commemorating a job well done raising your children. It’s time for YOU now. Myrtle Beach is a paradise to try out this life change for you. There are so many fun things to do, some you did as a family, and some you might have missed out on. It’s an era of...

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Spring Wine Festival in the Gardens and Other Events

Block vacation time this spring and have some fun on the coast. The Spring Wine Festival in the Gardens will be on May 7 at Brookgreen Gardens. Enjoy the festivities 1-4 p.m. at the Huntington Sculpture Gardens in Murrells Inlet. Tickets are $40 for members, $40 plus garden admission for non-members. What’s in store? It...

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Tips and Tricks for the Beachcomber’s Grand Strand Getaway

Tips and Tricks for the Beachcomber’s Grand Strand Getaway For a family, a couple, or a solo traveler, a beach vacation sounds like a welcome respite. And it is! But as with any excursion, there are pitfalls to avoid. Or, at least, tips to get the most out of your experience. We’ve compiled a list of tips and tricks to navigate...

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Each of These Tribute Bands Is Worth Seeing in Myrtle Beach

Awesome tribute bands have a great connection with Myrtle Beach. It's no wonder. They play to enthusiastic crowds in one of the coolest places to work. And they’re top-of-the-line as far as talent. Here are some of our favorites you can catch this spring on the Grand Strand. Tribute Bands on Point: The Ones to See on the Grand...

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5 Wine Bars and Wineries on the Grand Strand You Must Visit

The beauty of the Grand Strand’s burgeoning wine bar scene is that you have so much freedom to choose. They’re off the beaten path and also in popular neighborhoods. They’re distinctive, and that adds to the city’s scene. Myrtle Beach is more than calabash shrimp and bike week. Here are favorite spots to consider when visiting the...

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3 Fantastic Date-Night Plans in Myrtle Beach for You Two

3 Fantastic Date-Night Plans in Myrtle Beach for You Two Not all date nights are chocolate hearts and teddy bears. Some are toes-in-the-sand and SkyWheel. Myrtle Beach provides the ideal setting for whatever version of romance you seek. We’ve found three that work well, with plenty of fun things to do. Whether you’re on a...

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7 Fun Things in February Not to Miss in Myrtle Beach

This post is for travelers coming to Myrtle Beach in February. The beach — in the winter? Yes, the Grand Strand is a great destination any time of year. Off-season trips feature smaller crowds, sunny days, and lots of fun activities. Here are events you won’t want to miss in Myrtle Beach this February. February Fun Calendar, Myrtle...

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29 Places in Myrtle Beach That Offer Military Discounts

29 Places in Myrtle Beach That Offer Military Discounts It’s a good program that show’s some appreciation for men and women in uniform: The military discount. It’s the least we civilians can do — extend a bit of a break to those who protect our freedom. Myrtle Beach has lots of businesses that are proud to take part. Some...

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5 Myrtle Beach Craft Cocktail Bars You Must Visit on Your Next Trip

Myrtle Beach continues to develop into a spot for cuisine and spirits. It should be no surprise. This vacation favorite destination has become more complex and diverse over the years. As drinking tastes become more complex, Myrtle Beach is staying a step ahead. For a night you’re in the mood for something more than what’s on tap, visit...

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2022: Set Those New Year’s Resolutions Now

Year-end is a great time to assess how this year has gone — and how you can make next year even better. It’s a standard, but it’s New Year’s resolution time. Instead of the standard “lose weight” and “get healthy,” list, delve into what would stir your soul. Many of us yearn for a bit of adventure. That could be taking a solo...

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3 Spots for Yoga and Breakfast in Myrtle Beach to Supercharge Your Morning

Namaste, all the way. What better morning routine on a Myrtle Beach getaway than to start with a mantra and move to a muffin? Whether it’s part of your every day or a special vacation treat, you can do it here. We’ve paired a few yoga studios with local breakfast joints for the kind of rise-and-shine that’s sure to last all day. Places...

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10 Beach-Bag Essentials for Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

When you pack a well-packed beach bag, your outing on the Grand Strand could actually be a day at the beach. That all depends on what you pack. Being out on the shore can be a wonderful experience, but there are a few goods you won’t want to go without. These are 10 standard must-haves; you might have a few to add that would suit you,...

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4 Fun Fall Cocktails to Enjoy During Your Next Myrtle Beach Vacation

When most vacationers think of libations to enjoy in Myrtle Beach, summer staples and/or beach-ready frozen concoctions like the margarita, the daiquiri and the piña colada likely spring to mind. But of course, Myrtle Beach is a great vacation destination throughout the year — and the must-try drinks on the Grand Strand go well beyond the usual...

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From Hoe-Downs to Hogs: Guide to Fall in Myrtle Beach

Just because the days are getting shorter, doesn’t mean the fun is in short supply in Myrtle Beach. It’s just in cooler weather. And with crowds a bit thinner than you’d find here in July. In fact, fall’s a great time to head to the Grand Strand. Not only are many of your summertime favorites still going on, but you also have...

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5 Wonderful Walks to Take in Myrtle Beach

Your fun in the sun is asking for a change in scenery. Not from your hometown to Myrtle Beach, but in places we spend time in the most bipedal way we know: walking. Whether you've just rocked a banana boat or a calabash buffet, a walk is what you might need next. There are places here that serve as perfect backdrops, too. Headed to the end...

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5 Myrtle Beach Buffets You Must Try

Time to belly up on your Myrtle Beach getaway. Few things entice us as an all-you-can-eat buffet. Is it the splendid variety? The challenge of how much you can put away? Maybe a little of both? Either way, there are some excellent choices on the Grand Strand. In a place of excess and living in the moment, what could be a better dinner than a...

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5 Great Spots for Myrtle Beach Retail Therapy

For many vacationers, no beach retreat (or any getaway, for that matter) is complete without a healthy dose of shopping time. And whether your vacation crew’s retail therapy involves searching for the perfect souvenir, updating a wardrobe with the latest fashions, or simply strolling the shops, Myrtle Beach offers plenty of prime places to...

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