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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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2015 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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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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Myrtle Beach hotels near the 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 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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10 tips for first-time visitors to Myrtle Beach

Planning a beach trip is an exciting -- but sometimes daunting -- task. Here are some tips from locals and repeat visitors to help you make the most of your Myrtle Beach vacation.

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How to Save Money in Myrtle Beach

When you’re visiting the beach, it’s always great when you find ways to save your hard earned money! We’ve come up with the top ways to save big on your next Myrtle Beach vacation on anything from dining to nights out on the town. Let’s face it; these days we can all use a… read more »

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Top 10 Restaurants for Carolina Country Music Fest

Top 10 Restaurants for Carolina Country Music Fest

The typical festival vendor food will be available at the inaugural Carolina Country…

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Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: May 26 – June 2, 2015

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: May 26 – June 2, 2015

Well, the bike weeks have come and gone and this week is packed with exciting ways to…

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Free Summer Concerts in Myrtle Beach

Free Summer Concerts in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is home to great outdoor concerts all summer long and the best part is,…

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8 great reasons why MyrtleBeach.com is “The FUN-Official Guide to Myrtle Beach”

8 great reasons why MyrtleBeach.com is “The FUN-Official Guide to Myrtle Beach”

For more than a decade now, MyrtleBeach.com has been the place for visitors to find all…

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Summer 2015 Fireworks Displays in Myrtle Beach

Summer 2015 Fireworks Displays in Myrtle Beach

Catching a summer fireworks show in Myrtle Beach is a family tradition for many Myrtle…

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Editor's Picks

Terry’s Top 10: Enjoying Myrtle Beach in the fall

Terry’s Top 10: Enjoying Myrtle Beach in the fall

  Just call it a Labor Day of love, because I love when it's over. Don't get me…

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Fans Name Top 10 Resorts with Pool Bars in Myrtle Beach

Fans Name Top 10 Resorts with Pool Bars in Myrtle Beach

Earlier in the week we asked our fans about which hotels in Myrtle Beach have fun pool…

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Best Brand Name Hotels on the Grand Strand

Finding the perfect Myrtle Beach hotel for your vacation or business trip can be a…

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Food Dude Finds the Best Raw Bars and Restaurants with Oysters in Myrtle Beach

Food Dude Finds the Best Raw Bars and Restaurants with Oysters in Myrtle Beach

It's April, your last chance to slurp down some fresh, raw oysters in months that have an…

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Best Hotel Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Best Hotel Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Restaurants located within hotels don't always have the best reputation but some can…

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Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: May 19 - 26, 2015

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: May 19 - 26, 2015

So, May is almost over and you still don't have a tan. What are you gonna do about it? Take a trip to Myrtle Beach, that's what! This week we'll have thousands of motorcyles rolling into town, loads of free concerts, the area's most scenic 5K, minor league baseball, fireworks, and… Read more »

Your entire Myrtle Beach vacation explained in 15 emojis

Your entire Myrtle Beach vacation explained in 15 emojis

It’s undeniable that in this day and age, texting has replaced talking on the phone when it comes to communicating simple messages about what you’re up to. For many people even banging out a quick text reply can sometimes be too cumbersome, so the world of digital technology has given… Read more »

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: May 12 - 19, 2015

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: May 12 - 19, 2015

This week is easily the busiest of the year so far, with motorcycles rolling into town for Bike Week, the City of Myrtle Beach celebrating Military Appreciation Days, a three-game Pelicans series, the World Famous Blue Crab Festval in Little River, a zombie walk, several opportunities to… Read more »

Best Myrtle Beach Bars for pool, ping pong, darts & other games

Best Myrtle Beach Bars for pool, ping pong, darts & other games

Whether you're looking for a fun way to cool down after a hot day on the sand or you're looking for rainy day activities in Myrtle Beach, classic bar games are a great way to kill some time. If you're the type that like to knock back a few drinks and let loose while you're on vacation… Read more »

Great Memorial Day Bike Week Deals at Myrtle Beach Hotels

Great Memorial Day Bike Week Deals at Myrtle Beach Hotels

With the Memorial Day Bike Week fast approaching, the time is now to book a room for the weekend. Luckily, several area hotels are offering great rates when you book online. Rooms are going fast at each property, so pick a good one and reserve your room(s) today! Read more »

Top 10 Tapas Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Top 10 Tapas Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

In Spain, tapas are a big part of the culinary experience. The advantages of ordering several small plates instead of one large one is not just a matter of variety, but also that people find it easier to converse with other diners while nibbling on an array of snacks, even sharing them… Read more »

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: May 5 - 12, 2015

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: May 5 - 12, 2015

You know it's springtime when the Harley's start rolling into town and the daily highs start reaching the low-80's.  Well, it's springtime, because Friday is the first day of the annual Bike Fest Spring Rally, and forecasters are predicting some nice temperatures this weekend. This… Read more »

The Perfect Day in Myrtle Beach

The Perfect Day in Myrtle Beach

Some people might not know this, but even a single day in Myrtle Beach can go a long way towards restoring your mind to proper working order. Maybe you need an escape from day-to-day life, but only have a short window to work with. Or maybe you’re here for the week but only plan to… Read more »

Things to do for Mother’s Day in Myrtle Beach: Brunch menus and more

Things to do for Mother’s Day in Myrtle Beach: Brunch menus and more

Whether it’s you, mom, or both who need to spend Mother’s Day as relaxed as possible, there aren’t many better places than Myrtle Beach to do that. Luckily, several area restaurants are offering things like special menus, roses, a free glass of bubbles, and discounted rates for… Read more »

Top things to do in Myrtle Beach with teenagers

Top things to do in Myrtle Beach with teenagers

As a person stuck somewhere between childhood and adulthood, it’s sometimes hard for teens to genuinely want to spend every moment of vacation time with the family. Whether it’s a curfew, a sleepover at a friend’s house, or the bustling streets of Myrtle Beach in the summertime, they’re… 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 you "fun-offical" guide to Myrtle Beach!

Ashlee Carson

Ashlee Carson Ashlee Carson has lived in Myrtle Beach for 7 years and has loved every minute of it! A die-hard Ohio State fan, she enjoys watching and playing sports, trying new restaurants… 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 »

Emerson Dyer

Emerson Dyer Emerson Dyer grew up in Conway and has been working, playing, eating, and drinking all over the Grand Strand for years. Having held various jobs at restaurants, golf courses, and… read more »

Terry Massey

Terry Massey Terry Massey moved to Myrtle Beach from Nashville in 1995 and has spent most of his time on the beach and in the bars of the Grand Strand. The former sports columnist currently… read more »
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