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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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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2015 in Myrtle Beach

St. Patrick’s Day has become one Myrtle Beach's favorite reasons to celebrate. From family-friendly parades and festivals to green beer and oceanfront parties, there are plenty of opportunities to get your green on this St. Patty’s Day. Here are some events and restaurants to… read more »

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2015 Festivals and Events to Watch in 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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Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: April 14-21, 2015

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: April 14-21, 2015

As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. Though the weather has been less…

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Carolina Country Music Festival adds kickoff concert featuring Sam Hunt

Carolina Country Music Festival adds kickoff concert featuring Sam Hunt

One of the biggest events in Myrtle Beach this summer just got a bit bigger. The…

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Kids Eat Free (or really cheap) in popular Myrtle Beach restaurants

Kids Eat Free (or really cheap) in popular Myrtle Beach restaurants

Money is on everyone’s mind, especially when you’re on vacation. With a little research…

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Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: April 7-14, 2015

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: April 7-14, 2015

Easter has come and gone and we're beginning to get beyond the heart of Spring Break…

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2 new Myrtle Beach bowling alleys coming soon

2 new Myrtle Beach bowling alleys coming soon

Family entertainment has always been the core of all the amazing things to do in Myrtle…

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Ten Things To Do When it Rains in Myrtle Beach

Ten Things To Do When it Rains in Myrtle Beach

We get questions all the time from our visitors about what to do if it rains in Myrtle…

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Terry’s Top 10: Kid-friendly things to do in Myrtle Beach

Terry’s Top 10: Kid-friendly things to do in Myrtle Beach

By Terry Massey Myrtle Beach, SC | It's the three words that parents love and kids hate…

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Terry’s Top 10: Things to do During Easter Week

Terry’s Top 10: Things to do During Easter Week

Easter week is the unofficial kickoff to the summer tourism season on the Grand Strand,…

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Best Spring Break 2015 Nightlife in Myrtle Beach

Best Spring Break 2015 Nightlife in Myrtle Beach

Now that spring weather has arrived on the Grand Strand, along with it comes droves of…

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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: March 31-April 7, 2015

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: March 31-April 7, 2015

As the calendar flips to April this week, there's no doubt that this time of Spring is one of the best times to visit Myrtle Beach — the flowers are blooming, the weather is amazing and the beaches and attractions aren't yet packed with visitors. What's even better is that with Easter… Read more »

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: March 24-31, 2015

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: March 24-31, 2015

Now the the calendar has officially turned to Spring in Myrtle Beach, there's plenty of fun to keep your days full. Not only is this season filled with festivals and events, but it's also the best time of year to visit attractions such as Brookgreen Gardens, Myrtle Beach State Park and… Read more »

Myrtle Beach Named Top Ten Vacation Destination

Myrtle Beach Named Top Ten Vacation Destination

For years we’ve been thinking that Myrtle Beach is one of the best vacation destinations in the country, and our 14 million tourists each year seem to agree. But it’s always nice when someone else says it – FamilyFun magazine recently announced that Myrtle Beach made their list of top 10… Read more »

Your guide to Myrtle Beach tent rules & regulations for the 2015 season

Your guide to Myrtle Beach tent rules & regulations for the 2015 season

Over the past two years, the regulations regarding what types of beach tents, umbrellas and canopies are allowed on Grand Strand beaches have become hot-button topic for Myrtle Beach visitors, locals and lawmakers alike. In 2014, both Horry County and the area's two largest… Read more »

Country Roads Bar & Grill coming to Myrtle Beach nightlife scene

Country Roads Bar & Grill coming to Myrtle Beach nightlife scene

In the famous words country music legend Alan Jackson "Everybody's gone country," in Myrtle Beach lately. With excitement about the upcoming Carolina Country Music Festival reaching a fever pitch and more and more Nashville flavor popping up in bars and on stages around town, it's the… Read more »

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: March. 17-24, 2015

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: March. 17-24, 2015

Spring is in full swing here on the Grand Strand! The weather is goregous, the events are plentiful and there are more and more seasonal attractions that are now open and getting ready for another big season. This week is packed with festivities wall to wall, beginning with several… Read more »

Ocean Lakes Family Campground to add new Waterpark in Myrtle Beach

Ocean Lakes Family Campground to add new Waterpark in Myrtle Beach

There are a growing number of ways to get wet in Myrtle Beach, and now one of the most popular Myrtle Beach campgrounds is getting in on the fun by adding a waterpark to its facility in 2015.  Beginning this fall, Ocean Lakes Family Campground will add a brand-new 2-acre water park to… Read more »

Best Easter Weekend Meals and Events at Myrtle Beach Hotels

Best Easter Weekend Meals and Events at Myrtle Beach Hotels

Not only will there be plenty of great food to eat during the holiday weekend, but the Easter Bunny is set to make appearances at several of the Grand Strand’s best resorts. Other fun events include Easter Egg Hunts, Balloon and Magic shows, Water Balloon Relays, and much more. So… Read more »

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: March 10-17, 2015

Myrtle Beach Events Rundown: March 10-17, 2015

Spring weather has officially arrived on the Grand Strand and along with it comes an influx of great Myrtle Beach events and things to do around the area this weekend. Of course with St. Patrick's Day just around the corner, there are several celebrations of Irish heritage — and green… Read more »

Best Spring Break 2015 Nightlife in Myrtle Beach

Best Spring Break 2015 Nightlife in Myrtle Beach

Now that spring weather has arrived on the Grand Strand, along with it comes droves of visitors looking to celebrate the annual rite of passage known as Spring Break. 2015 in Myrtle Beach is a great year to visit, as there are plenty of new things to check out, and as always many of the… 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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