Cassidy Strader has lived in Myrtle Beach for 9 years 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 beach, exploring new places around town and playing with her two awesome children. Before she called the beach home, Cassidy vacationed here every summer as a kid and has a passion and nostalgia for the area. She loves to offer tips and tidbits to help visitors make the most of their stay.
Brookgreen Gardens, located south of Myrtle Beach in Pawleys Island, was recently named among the top 10 public gardens in the U.S. by travel review site TripAdvisor.
Brookgreen spans more than 9,000 acres of preserved natural land and -- in addition to the lush gardens -- features a massive sculpture collection as well as a zoo. The TripAdvisor designation was based on… read more »
Many classic Myrtle Beach hotels and motels call the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk home.
The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, which opened in 2010, stretches 1.2 miles along the Myrtle Beach oceanfront from 14th Avenue North to Second Avenue North. It features a mix of shops, attractions and restaurants/bars, including an arcade, ice cream shops, the Gay Dolphin Gift Shop and more. The… read more »
There are plenty of things to do in Myrtle Beach in April -- and plenty of reasons to take an early spring trip to the beach.
Here's what you can expect in Myrtle Beach in April:
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 favorite indoor pools and waterparks in Myrtle Beach:
Spring is right around the corner, and now is the time to book your next Myrtle Beach trip. Our hotel partners are offering great discounts and deals when you book early!
Myrtle Beach is a family-friendly destination with gobs of activities to keep your kids entertained. From shows to rides to waterparks, there's no shortage of things to do for kids of all ages. Choosing Myrtle Beach as your vacation spot is easy, and choosing a hotel that can take care of you and your brood is also a snap.
These hotels and resorts go the extra mile to… read more »
There are plenty of chances to get your green on in the Myrtle Beach area during the St. Patrick's Day weekend. From parades to street festivals to live concerts, the Grand Strand offers lots of Irish fun for the whole family.
Gathering of the Green, 5 p.m. March 15, downtown Conway
Kick of the St. Patrick's Day weekend in beautiful downtown Conway with the third annual… read more »
Alabama Theatre brings audiences "One: The New Show" to its Myrtle Beach theater in 2013.
The new show, led by emcee and vocalist Greg Rowles and comedian Grant Turnet as Ricky Mokel, features a wide variety of music, dance and comedy. Audiences can enjoy everything from country to gospel to rock and broadway in this fast-paced production.
The Alabama Theatre also… read more »
The Carolina Opry, now in its 27th year on the Grand Strand, is an award-winning production and fan favorite among Myrtle Beach visitors.
Filled with music, dancing and comedy, The Carolina Opry is a high-energy show with something for everyone. From pop to gospel to rock to Broadway, the show offers tons of variety and loads of entertainment.
The Carolina Opry cast… read more »
Adele is among the celebrity tributes featured at Legends in Concert's Myrtle Beach location in spring 2013, according to a Legends news release.
Elvis, Tina Turner, Johnny Cash and Rod Steward round out the opening lineup at the Broadway at the Beach venue, which celebrates Legends' 30th anniversary as a leading tribute show in the U.S.
Adele, portrayed by JC Brando,… read more »