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If you're looking for things to do in Myrtle Beach or want to keep up with the latest tourism news and see what's happening on the Grand Strand, MyrtleBeach.com has you covered! Our team of local experts can tell you which hotels, restaurants and attractions are worth your precious vacation time, as well as bringing you the latest on local news on things that effect visitors. Check out the articles below or get even more information with our events calendar or 102 Things To Do Guide.

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10 Hotels Near the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Some of the best Myrtle Beach hotels and motels on the Grand Strand call the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk home. The Boardwalk, which opened in 2010, stretches 1.4 miles along the Myrtle Beach oceanfront from 15th Avenue North to First Avenue North, twisting and turning through… read more »

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Top 10 Readers’ Favorite Golf Courses in Myrtle Beach

Each year, thousands of golfers flock to Myrtle Beach to book tee times on award-winning championship golf courses in the area. With so many awesome golf courses along the Grand Strand, it can be hard to narrow it down to just one or a few to play during your vacation. Lucky… read more »

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Pet-friendly hotels in Myrtle Beach

Why let Fido miss out on your next family beach vacation? Plenty of Myrtle Beach area hotels, rentals and campgrounds will be happy to let him come along! Be sure to follow the Grand Strand area’s leash laws to ensure a safe and happy visit, and check out these great hotels… read more »

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2017 Festivals and Events to Watch in the Myrtle Beach Area

Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand are home to countless festivals every year. From summer events that take full advantage of the sun and the sand to food festivals that honor our area's culinary heritage and community events designed to celebrate the quirky and unique things… read more »

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Top Kid-Friendly Myrtle Beach Hotels & Resorts

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is always at the top of the list for family-friendly vacations. Countless attractions, over 50 mini golf courses and the beach assure that your family will have nothing but fun memories to take back home. Sometimes the best vacations are ones… read more »

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Best indoor pools, waterparks in Myrtle Beach

Although the beach is our biggest attraction, visitors often also want an indoor water experience. During the cooler months and as an alternative on a hot summer day, hotels with indoor pools and waterparks offer a needed respite on your vacation.  Check out some of our… read more »

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The 10 Best Thrill Rides in Myrtle Beach

Buckle up your seat belts and hold on tight, folks. There are plenty of great rides and attractions in Myrtle Beach to get the pulse racing for even the most daring thrill seekers. From new venues to the old tested and true, there are many ways to get your feet off the… read more »

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Best Beachfront Bars in Myrtle Beach

A good bar can be judged by the old real estate rule of thumb: location, location, location. And when the temperatures go up, there's no place for a cold beer or a great frozen drink like the many beach bars in Myrtle Beach, which feature laid-back vibes and an oceanfront… read more »

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Exclusive Announcement: Country Duo to Kick Off CCMF Festival

Exclusive Announcement: Country Duo to Kick Off CCMF Festival

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.  ━ Country Duo Montgomery Gentry will kick off this year’s Carolina…

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What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for February 23, 2017

What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for February 23, 2017

What's Trending is a weekly rundown of the hottest tourism news being shared on social…

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Hotels Near the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

Hotels Near the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

The Myrtle Beach SkyWheel opened in May of 2011 and has quickly become a top attraction…

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Myrtle Beach Hotel Deals for March

Myrtle Beach Hotel Deals for March

Myrtle Beach is the perfect place to kick off spring, and March is an excellent time to…

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8 Great Luxury Resorts in Myrtle Beach area

8 Great Luxury Resorts in Myrtle Beach area

With hundreds of great restaurants, golf courses and a myriad entertainment options,…

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Fans Name Hotels in Myrtle Beach with the Best Lazy Rivers

Fans Name Hotels in Myrtle Beach with the Best Lazy Rivers

Water enthusiasts visiting Myrtle Beach love to ride along a great lazy river during…

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The 10 Best Thrill Rides in Myrtle Beach

The 10 Best Thrill Rides in Myrtle Beach

Buckle up your seat belts and hold on tight, folks. There are plenty of great rides and…

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2017 Festivals and Events to Watch in the Myrtle Beach Area

2017 Festivals and Events to Watch in the Myrtle Beach Area

Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand are home to countless festivals every year. From summer…

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Best Beachfront Bars in Myrtle Beach

Best Beachfront Bars in Myrtle Beach

Unwind with a great view and a cool brew at these amazing beachfront bars.
Best indoor pools, waterparks in Myrtle Beach

Best indoor pools, waterparks in Myrtle Beach

Although the beach is our biggest attraction, visitors often also want an indoor water…

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Things to do in Myrtle Beach in March

Things to do in Myrtle Beach in March

Spring is just around the corner, teasing bundled-up beachgoers with breaths of warmer air and memories of shirt sleeves, hot sand and sun-soaked days. Though summer is still months away, March is a fine time to celebrate the loosening of winter’s grip in Myrtle Beach. Yeah, you may… Read more »

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: February 21-27, 2017

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: February 21-27, 2017

From fun family-friendly festivities to shows, exhibits, and more, the last week of February is going to be a blast here in Myrtle Beach! Here's a list of events going on from February 21-27, 2017. For more information about future events, check out our events calendar!   Read more »

What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for February 16, 2017

What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for February 16, 2017

Even though Monday After the Masters is still a while away, we have exciting news about the annual event in this week's What's Trending! Plus, hear about a restaurant opening, new stores, and entertainment coming to the area.
Hotel Deals for the Myrtle Beach Run to the Sun Car Show

Hotel Deals for the Myrtle Beach Run to the Sun Car Show

The annual Pee Dee Street Rodders Run to the Sun Car Show draws thousands of car enthusiasts to Myrtle Beach every year. The event kicks off with a cruise down Ocean Boulevard and includes three days of car show fun with raffles, food and entertainment. This year's event is March 16-19… Read more »

10 Hotels Near the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

10 Hotels Near the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Some of the best Myrtle Beach hotels and motels on the Grand Strand call the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk home. The Boardwalk, which opened in 2010, stretches 1.4 miles along the Myrtle Beach oceanfront from 15th Avenue North to First Avenue North, twisting and turning through goregous… Read more »

10 Cool Winter Deals in Myrtle Beach

10 Cool Winter Deals in Myrtle Beach

You’re going to run out of good reasons not to plan your trip to Myrtle Beach when you see these amazing winter deals we have in store! Huge savings are offered this time of year at some of the most popular and luxurious resorts right on the beach. Come to Myrtle Beach now to enjoy the… Read more »

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: February 14-20, 2017

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: February 14-20, 2017

Happy Valentine's Day! This week in Myrtle Beach, you can celebrate the romantic holiday with your loved one, check out a delicious oyster roast, see Loretta Lynn at The Alabama Theatre, spend an evening with Garrison Keillor, and much more! Here's a list of events going on from… Read more »

What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for February 9, 2017

What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for February 9, 2017

What's Trending is a weekly rundown of the hottest tourism news being shared on social media using #myrtlebeach. For even more updates on what’s happening around the beach check out our weekly events rundown and our photos of the week or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for… Read more »

Top 10 Pizza Places in Myrtle Beach

Top 10 Pizza Places in Myrtle Beach

Convenient and delicious, pizza is a go-to meal for beach lovers and there’s no shortage of options for great pizza throughout the Myrtle Beach area. From New York style to flavored crusts and innovative topping combinations, pizza options are as diverse as our visitors’ tastes. We… Read more »

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: February 7-13, 2017

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: February 7-13, 2017

Gear up for Valentine's Day by taking your sweetheart to one (or more) of the romantic events going on in Myrtle Beach this week! Here's a list of events going on from February 7-13, 2017. For more information about future events, check out our events calendar!   Read more »

Top Myrtle Beach Resorts for a Romantic Getaway

Top Myrtle Beach Resorts for a Romantic Getaway

There's plenty of romance to be had in Myrtle Beach; from world-class accommodations situated on the beautiful beach, to intimate upscale on-site restaurants, you and your loved one will have the time of your life. Gaze at the gorgeous ocean from your hotel balcony, walk hand-in-hand… Read more »

What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for February 2, 2017

What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for February 2, 2017

Work up your appetite for Broadway at the Beach's first ever Restaurant Week, check out great brunch restaurants, book a winter vacation in Myrtle Beach, and more!
Top 10 Readers’ Favorite Golf Courses in Myrtle Beach

Top 10 Readers’ Favorite Golf Courses in Myrtle Beach

Each year, thousands of golfers flock to Myrtle Beach to book tee times on award-winning championship golf courses in the area. With so many awesome golf courses along the Grand Strand, it can be hard to narrow it down to just one or a few to play during your vacation. Lucky for you, our… Read more »

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: January 31-February 6, 2017

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: January 31-February 6, 2017

February is here and there are tons of fun things going on in Myrtle Beach! Fill your belly up with delicious food during Broadway at the Beach's Restaurant Week, catch a show at a local theatre, check out cool exhibits and events at Brookgreen Gardens, and much more. Here's a list of… Read more »

Pet-friendly hotels in Myrtle Beach

Pet-friendly hotels in Myrtle Beach

Why let Fido miss out on your next family beach vacation? Plenty of Myrtle Beach area hotels, rentals and campgrounds will be happy to let him come along! Be sure to follow the Grand Strand area’s leash laws to ensure a safe and happy visit, and check out these great hotels that allow… Read more »

2017 Myrtle Beach Marathon Host Hotels

2017 Myrtle Beach Marathon Host Hotels

The 2017 Myrtle Beach Marathon is right around the corner, and while many locals will be participating in the races this year, several people will also visit from out of town for the marathon. Visitors will need a place to stay for this two-day event, so that's why we've made this… Read more »

What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for January 26, 2017

What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for January 26, 2017

From new restaurants to new events, this week's What's Trending is jam-packed with exciting news!
New Library and Children’s Museum Coming to Downtown Myrtle Beach

New Library and Children’s Museum Coming to Downtown Myrtle Beach

The City of Myrtle Beach has announced a big change that will be coming to downtown Myrtle Beach in the near future. Officials have plans to construct a new Chapin Library as well as a new Children’s Museum in the area of Ninth Avenue North and Nance Plaza. Properties located in the… Read more »

10 Myrtle Beach Resorts for Big Families

10 Myrtle Beach Resorts for Big Families

Family vacations are always the best in Myrtle Beach, but sometimes it can be difficult to find a resort that can accommodate the amount of people in your group. Luckily, Myrtle Beach is home to many resorts who aim to provide rooms and amenities to larger families looking to visit the… Read more »

What’s new for 2017? Myrtle Beach Attractions, Restaurants & Events

What’s new for 2017? Myrtle Beach Attractions, Restaurants & Events

2016 was a huge year for changes in Myrtle Beach, and 2017 is no different. In addition to continuing development at Broadway at the Beach, the Myrtle Beach area is welcoming new attractions, restaurants, and events to the Grand Strand for 2017. Check out this list of new things that… Read more »

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About our team

Here's a look at the crew of local experts, staffers and contributors who help make our blog your "fun-official" guide to Myrtle Beach!

Ashlee Carson

Ashlee Carson Ashlee Carson has lived in Myrtle Beach for nearly 10 years and has loved every minute of it! She enjoys spending time at the beach with her husband and their new daughter,… read more »

Cassidy Moore

Cassidy Moore Cassidy Moore has lived in Myrtle Beach for more than a decade and learned the ins and outs of the area in her time as an editor at The Sun News. She loves spending time at the… read more »

Chris Mowder

Chris Mowder Chris Mowder is a native of Columbus, OH, and a graduate of Ohio University that has lived in Myrtle Beach since 2006. During his time on the Grand Strand he's worked for a… read more »

Marissa Polascak

Marissa Polascak Born and raised in Hamilton, New Jersey, Marissa Polascak moved to the Grand Strand at the age of 14. Getting over the culture-shock was difficult at first, but after almost a… read more »

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Carolina Country Music Festival 2016

The 2nd Annual Carolina Country Music Fest kicked off June 9, 2016 in downtown Myrtle Beach. The three-day event featured headliners…

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After being rescheduled from the fall, the popular California Roots: The Carolina Sessions festival took place in Myrtle Beach for the…

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