Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And we believe that’s because it’s the meal you’re most likely to see bacon. We’ve got some great spots in the Litchfield/Pawleys area where you can get your fast-breaking fix. Here are five of our faves. Read More »

 

There is no more sublime tradition for a kid than Halloween trick-or-treating. A spooky costume, glowing jack-o-lanterns, and the candy…Oh, the candy! Myrtle Beach has a treasure trove of sugary stops, in addition to your standard neighborhood, um, haunts. While counties and cities have their own official trick-or-treat start and stop times, area businesses and attractions take part, too. Here are some best bets. Read More »

 

A leisurely stroll or cycle on a scenic path is one of those pleasures of life that is undeniable —it’s a little exercise, a little beauty, a lot of enjoyment. The Grand Strand has a lot of great trails that are both accessible and approachable, meaning you’re not going to be ascending a mountain or zigzagging through a rocky forest (although, you can if you want). Here are some Myrtle Beach trails best bets, and if you’re heading out on bicycle, don’t forget riding appropriate clothing, and most importantly, your helmet. Read More »

 

There are those of us who love a good rom-com, prefer the door locks double-bolted, and like to keep talk of spirits either at the bar or church on Sunday. Then there are those who go on the Conway Ghost Walk. It’s spooky, it’s spine-tingling, but mostly it’s just pretty, interesting, and a great taste of some Lowcountry history. Read More »

 

For the majority of the continental United States, winter is “Why Do I Live Here?” season. However, not in Myrtle Beach, where the fair weather and infrequent snowfalls make it a delight to reside in year round. With that said, we locals adore autumn and recommend it over winter for visitors looking to escape the encroaching cold. Here’s why. Read More »

 

While, yes, the beach and golf and sunshine play a big, big part in the decision to visit the Grand Strand, the fact that we also happen to be home to some of the freshest, most incredible seafood in the country ought to weigh in, too. With the abundance of grouper, flounder, drum, trout, mackerel and more packing our waters, not to mention shrimp and inlet oysters, coastal Carolina has a lot to boast. And don’t we reap the benefits! We like to venture down Route 17 in the Pawleys/Murrells corridor to hit some phenomenal but off-the-beaten-path options. Here are seven — out of MANY — of our faves, in no particular order: Read More »

 

You know we love Myrtle Beach. Like, love. But we also enjoy getting out a little, venturing off the beaten path, reveling in some quieter corners of the Grand Strand. Which is why we really love Pawleys Island. But what to do? Where to start? And how do we get there? Easy. Follow us. Read More »

 

It can’t possibly be… is it? The end of summer?!? Labor Day weekend is a most bittersweet time — while the carefree, warm whims of the fairest months will be missed, it will be nice to get the kids back in school. And give your air conditioner a break. And kick off pumpkin latte season. But we all have that nagging feeling of “Did I really take advantage of this season?” Why not check a few things off that list on Labor Day weekend while in Litchfield Beach — one of the most gorgeous, low-key and memorable spots on the Grand Strand. Read More »

 

It’s happening. The calendar date has been circled. The kids are with a sitter. You’re both ready to be together… alone. Your anniversary has arrived — how are you celebrating? The Grand Strand is chock full of festive, romantic outings and restaurants that will stoke that marital fire — or just take the edge off the nuttiness of family life — that are easy to access and easier to love. The following is a day to remember. Read More »

 

Now, we’re not ones to say, “I told you so,” but we do love when something we adore is discovered and loved by others, too. So is the case with Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort in Pawleys Island. The sprawling, idyllic destination was named one of the 10 most luxurious and exclusive resorts in the Grand Strand by USA Today’s 10best.com. Here are a few reasons it made 10best.com’s (and our) list. Read More »

 

The small South Strand towns of Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island are known for their beautiful undeveloped beaches, delicious seafood restaurants and hammocks shops. But now that their best-kept secrets are out, their biggest claims to fame just might be golf. Read More »

 

While many Grand Strand vacationers want to stay close to all the popular attractions and neon-lit shops and restaurants, others prefer a relaxing getaway in a more laid-back atmosphere. Those are the visitors who choose to stay at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, a 600-acre vacation oasis located on the coastal South Carolina Lowcountry. And once they find it, they never stay anywhere else. That’s the case of recent and regular guest Karen Gorman, who enjoys getting away from it all at Litchfield Golf & Beach Resort. She and husband Kevin live in the Lake Norman area, just outside of Charlotte, NC. Read More »

 

One of the great ironies of taking a vacation to relax is that many travelers often return home more stressed out than when they left. That's not an issue for guests at the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, especially those who visit the Stox & Co. Salon, Day Spa, Wellness Studio & Gift Boutique. Located on the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort property, Stox & Co. offers a wide range of services for body, mind and spirit. Read More »

 

Tucked far away from the development of the Grand Strand is Hobcaw Barony, a 16,000-acre former rice and indigo plantation that has been transformed into a nature preserve and education center. Located in Georgetown County, about 30 miles south of Myrtle Beach, this scenic stretch of South Carolina coastline includes all the ecological diversity of the Lowcountry, including swamps, salt marshes, wetlands and woodlands. It also preserves the history of this 18th century plantation, including antebellum homes and slave quarters that have been preserved for historical reflection. Read More »

 

Diners at Webster's in Litchfield often have a hard time choosing between the many unique dishes on the menu. But ask executive chef Sean Thomas for a recommendation and he may send you back to the basics. "I just love our shrimp and grits," said Thomas, the magician in the kitchen who created the menu. "What can I say? I am crazy for the classics." Read More »

 

Located on a former rice and indigo plantation, Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort sits on 600 scenic acres of Carolina coastline, wetlands and woodlands. Situated between the tiny fishing village of Murrells Inlet and the "arrogantly shabby" town of Pawleys Island, about 20 miles South of Myrtle Beach, Litchfield Beach is one of the Grand Strand's best-kept secrets, in part due to the property's abundance of peace and quiet. Read More »

 

South Carolina's famed cycling opportunities can give you just the outdoors experience you are looking for on vacation, whether it's taking in the fabulous Waccamaw Neck Bikeway from Murrells Inlet to Sandy Island Road, or taking a leisurely ride up and down the beach. If you are in the Litchfield Beach or Pawleys Island areas, you can easily rent a bike -- along with any other needed gear -- to take advantage of spectacular biking trails and beach cycling. We've rounded up the best places for you to rent cycling gear in the area. Read More »

 

Many guests at the Litchfield Beach Resort take a short trip north to Myrtle Beach for a full day of attractions, shopping and dining. But for an equally enjoyable but completely different experience, take the short drive south to the historic port city of Georgetown and the lovely Lowcountry scenery. Read More »

 

Myrtle Beach gets all of the glory, but the hidden gem of the South Carolina shoreline is Pawleys Island. It’s only about twenty miles south of Myrtle Beach, but to those in the know, it feels like an entirely different world. The Island is more laid back and less crowded–the kind of place where you can stop to appreciate a beautiful sunset, and Pawleys has plenty of those to spare. But that’s not all it has. Check out more of the many reasons to visit this seaside escape Read More »

 

Spring is springing its way straight through the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, with a number of improvements on the books to be completed by the time the summer vacationers roll through, as well as other updates that will kick off later this year. Read More »

 

You may have heard of a pub crawl, but a visit to the Murrells Inlet, just south of Myrtle Beach, is more like a scenic seafood stroll. Located along a wooden walkway that borders the inlet, the Marsh Walk gives visitors that chance to take a leisurely jaunt from restaurant to restaurant, each offering their own unique Lowcountry dishes and atmosphere. The one thing they share in common: They all serve fresh local seafood that you can watch being unloaded on the nearby docks. Try to hit them all, but make sure not to miss these five eateries. Read More »

 

The Hammock Shops in Pawleys Island is the perfect place to spend an afternoon—and it’s located only 4 miles from Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort. Take your pick from the specialty stores, boutiques and dining options. These shops were established in 1938 and every storefront has something unique to offer. Plus, the area is beautiful, with its Savannah-style brick walkways and ancient Spanish moss-strewn oaks … it all offers up a relaxed atmosphere that’s perfectly Pawleys. Read More »

 

Longtime visitors to Litchfield and Pawley’s Island have likely visited the Hammock Shops many times, and perhaps eaten at one point at the now-defunct Roz’s Rice Mill Café, which was housed in a mid-1800s-era building that once served as a post office. But the former Roz’s has a new identity as a biscuit, burger and shake shack that’s capital-Q quirky (in the best possible sense). Read More »

 

We love a hot summer day as much as the next person, but we also know that sometimes hot is just too hot. So, take a look at this list if you’re headed to Litchfield Beach for some hot summer fun. It’ll help you keep your cool so you can enjoy your vacation! Read More »

 

While some of us may be satisfied with nothing more than a towel and a stretch of beach for lying in the sand, there may be members of your family who are looking for a little bit more entertainment while they hang at the beach. Read More »

 

Picture a vast garden filled with lush flowers, dotted with ancient, moss-strewn oaks. Now drop in majestic sculptures of larger-than-life horses, ancient gods, and music playing nymphs. Add in some playful water features, and leisurely paths where you can wander at your own pace. There is really so much to see at Brookgreen Gardens, and so many constantly changing events and programs, that many visitors to the area return year after year—or even many times a year when they visit Myrtle Beach! Read More »

 

Many of our guests come to Litchfield because they love a good workout in the sunshine, whether that’s a round of seaside golf or the opportunity to play tennis either at one of the resort’s seven first-come, first-served hard courts or at one of the best racquet clubs in the region, the Litchfield Racquet Club. Read More »

 

When you stay at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, you’ve got plenty of options for how to spend your time. Now you can also get surfing lessons from Surf the Earth right, located right here at the resort! Read More »

 

When you’re visiting Litchfield Beach Resort, there’s so much to do! Many of our guests could spend their entire visit on golf, tennis and the beach, but if you want to branch out a bit further, maybe it’s time to check out Murrells Inlet. Read More »

 

No Myrtle Beach vacation is complete without a visit to the Hammock Shops Village, located in historic Pawleys Island. Read More »

 

Golfers are learning they don't need to be a pro to benefit from massage therapy. Massage helps everyone from all walks of life but for the athlete or weekend golfer, it relaxes tension, and relieves painful, sore, or stiff muscles. Golfers can enhance their game and swing by relieving soreness or stiffness or pain through regular therapeutic massage. Stox & Co. located right here at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort can help! Read More »

 

Take a trip out of Myrtle Beach area and drive on down to Georgetown, about 45 minutes away. Take the Rover Boat Tours, it is the best, most relaxing and carefree way to experience historic, unspoiled Lowcountry nature surrounding Georgetown and Winyah Bay. Read More »

 

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And we believe that’s because it’s the meal you’re most likely to see bacon. We’ve got some great spots in the Litchfield/Pawleys area where you can get your fast-breaking fix. Here are five of our faves. Read More »

 

There is no more sublime tradition for a kid than Halloween trick-or-treating. A spooky costume, glowing jack-o-lanterns, and the candy…Oh, the candy! Myrtle Beach has a treasure trove of sugary stops, in addition to your standard neighborhood, um, haunts. While counties and cities have their own official trick-or-treat start and stop times, area businesses and attractions take part, too. Here are some best bets. Read More »

 

A leisurely stroll or cycle on a scenic path is one of those pleasures of life that is undeniable —it’s a little exercise, a little beauty, a lot of enjoyment. The Grand Strand has a lot of great trails that are both accessible and approachable, meaning you’re not going to be ascending a mountain or zigzagging through a rocky forest (although, you can if you want). Here are some Myrtle Beach trails best bets, and if you’re heading out on bicycle, don’t forget riding appropriate clothing, and most importantly, your helmet. Read More »

 

There are those of us who love a good rom-com, prefer the door locks double-bolted, and like to keep talk of spirits either at the bar or church on Sunday. Then there are those who go on the Conway Ghost Walk. It’s spooky, it’s spine-tingling, but mostly it’s just pretty, interesting, and a great taste of some Lowcountry history. Read More »

 

For the majority of the continental United States, winter is “Why Do I Live Here?” season. However, not in Myrtle Beach, where the fair weather and infrequent snowfalls make it a delight to reside in year round. With that said, we locals adore autumn and recommend it over winter for visitors looking to escape the encroaching cold. Here’s why. Read More »

 

While, yes, the beach and golf and sunshine play a big, big part in the decision to visit the Grand Strand, the fact that we also happen to be home to some of the freshest, most incredible seafood in the country ought to weigh in, too. With the abundance of grouper, flounder, drum, trout, mackerel and more packing our waters, not to mention shrimp and inlet oysters, coastal Carolina has a lot to boast. And don’t we reap the benefits! We like to venture down Route 17 in the Pawleys/Murrells corridor to hit some phenomenal but off-the-beaten-path options. Here are seven — out of MANY — of our faves, in no particular order: Read More »

 

You know we love Myrtle Beach. Like, love. But we also enjoy getting out a little, venturing off the beaten path, reveling in some quieter corners of the Grand Strand. Which is why we really love Pawleys Island. But what to do? Where to start? And how do we get there? Easy. Follow us. Read More »

 

It can’t possibly be… is it? The end of summer?!? Labor Day weekend is a most bittersweet time — while the carefree, warm whims of the fairest months will be missed, it will be nice to get the kids back in school. And give your air conditioner a break. And kick off pumpkin latte season. But we all have that nagging feeling of “Did I really take advantage of this season?” Why not check a few things off that list on Labor Day weekend while in Litchfield Beach — one of the most gorgeous, low-key and memorable spots on the Grand Strand. Read More »

 

It’s happening. The calendar date has been circled. The kids are with a sitter. You’re both ready to be together… alone. Your anniversary has arrived — how are you celebrating? The Grand Strand is chock full of festive, romantic outings and restaurants that will stoke that marital fire — or just take the edge off the nuttiness of family life — that are easy to access and easier to love. The following is a day to remember. Read More »

 

Now, we’re not ones to say, “I told you so,” but we do love when something we adore is discovered and loved by others, too. So is the case with Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort in Pawleys Island. The sprawling, idyllic destination was named one of the 10 most luxurious and exclusive resorts in the Grand Strand by USA Today’s 10best.com. Here are a few reasons it made 10best.com’s (and our) list. Read More »

 

The small South Strand towns of Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island are known for their beautiful undeveloped beaches, delicious seafood restaurants and hammocks shops. But now that their best-kept secrets are out, their biggest claims to fame just might be golf. Read More »

 

While many Grand Strand vacationers want to stay close to all the popular attractions and neon-lit shops and restaurants, others prefer a relaxing getaway in a more laid-back atmosphere. Those are the visitors who choose to stay at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, a 600-acre vacation oasis located on the coastal South Carolina Lowcountry. And once they find it, they never stay anywhere else. That’s the case of recent and regular guest Karen Gorman, who enjoys getting away from it all at Litchfield Golf & Beach Resort. She and husband Kevin live in the Lake Norman area, just outside of Charlotte, NC. Read More »

 

One of the great ironies of taking a vacation to relax is that many travelers often return home more stressed out than when they left. That's not an issue for guests at the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, especially those who visit the Stox & Co. Salon, Day Spa, Wellness Studio & Gift Boutique. Located on the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort property, Stox & Co. offers a wide range of services for body, mind and spirit. Read More »

 

Tucked far away from the development of the Grand Strand is Hobcaw Barony, a 16,000-acre former rice and indigo plantation that has been transformed into a nature preserve and education center. Located in Georgetown County, about 30 miles south of Myrtle Beach, this scenic stretch of South Carolina coastline includes all the ecological diversity of the Lowcountry, including swamps, salt marshes, wetlands and woodlands. It also preserves the history of this 18th century plantation, including antebellum homes and slave quarters that have been preserved for historical reflection. Read More »

 

Diners at Webster's in Litchfield often have a hard time choosing between the many unique dishes on the menu. But ask executive chef Sean Thomas for a recommendation and he may send you back to the basics. "I just love our shrimp and grits," said Thomas, the magician in the kitchen who created the menu. "What can I say? I am crazy for the classics." Read More »

 

Located on a former rice and indigo plantation, Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort sits on 600 scenic acres of Carolina coastline, wetlands and woodlands. Situated between the tiny fishing village of Murrells Inlet and the "arrogantly shabby" town of Pawleys Island, about 20 miles South of Myrtle Beach, Litchfield Beach is one of the Grand Strand's best-kept secrets, in part due to the property's abundance of peace and quiet. Read More »

 

South Carolina's famed cycling opportunities can give you just the outdoors experience you are looking for on vacation, whether it's taking in the fabulous Waccamaw Neck Bikeway from Murrells Inlet to Sandy Island Road, or taking a leisurely ride up and down the beach. If you are in the Litchfield Beach or Pawleys Island areas, you can easily rent a bike -- along with any other needed gear -- to take advantage of spectacular biking trails and beach cycling. We've rounded up the best places for you to rent cycling gear in the area. Read More »

 

Many guests at the Litchfield Beach Resort take a short trip north to Myrtle Beach for a full day of attractions, shopping and dining. But for an equally enjoyable but completely different experience, take the short drive south to the historic port city of Georgetown and the lovely Lowcountry scenery. Read More »

 

Myrtle Beach gets all of the glory, but the hidden gem of the South Carolina shoreline is Pawleys Island. It’s only about twenty miles south of Myrtle Beach, but to those in the know, it feels like an entirely different world. The Island is more laid back and less crowded–the kind of place where you can stop to appreciate a beautiful sunset, and Pawleys has plenty of those to spare. But that’s not all it has. Check out more of the many reasons to visit this seaside escape Read More »

 

Spring is springing its way straight through the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, with a number of improvements on the books to be completed by the time the summer vacationers roll through, as well as other updates that will kick off later this year. Read More »

 

You may have heard of a pub crawl, but a visit to the Murrells Inlet, just south of Myrtle Beach, is more like a scenic seafood stroll. Located along a wooden walkway that borders the inlet, the Marsh Walk gives visitors that chance to take a leisurely jaunt from restaurant to restaurant, each offering their own unique Lowcountry dishes and atmosphere. The one thing they share in common: They all serve fresh local seafood that you can watch being unloaded on the nearby docks. Try to hit them all, but make sure not to miss these five eateries. Read More »

 

The Hammock Shops in Pawleys Island is the perfect place to spend an afternoon—and it’s located only 4 miles from Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort. Take your pick from the specialty stores, boutiques and dining options. These shops were established in 1938 and every storefront has something unique to offer. Plus, the area is beautiful, with its Savannah-style brick walkways and ancient Spanish moss-strewn oaks … it all offers up a relaxed atmosphere that’s perfectly Pawleys. Read More »

 

Longtime visitors to Litchfield and Pawley’s Island have likely visited the Hammock Shops many times, and perhaps eaten at one point at the now-defunct Roz’s Rice Mill Café, which was housed in a mid-1800s-era building that once served as a post office. But the former Roz’s has a new identity as a biscuit, burger and shake shack that’s capital-Q quirky (in the best possible sense). Read More »

 

We love a hot summer day as much as the next person, but we also know that sometimes hot is just too hot. So, take a look at this list if you’re headed to Litchfield Beach for some hot summer fun. It’ll help you keep your cool so you can enjoy your vacation! Read More »

 

While some of us may be satisfied with nothing more than a towel and a stretch of beach for lying in the sand, there may be members of your family who are looking for a little bit more entertainment while they hang at the beach. Read More »

 

Picture a vast garden filled with lush flowers, dotted with ancient, moss-strewn oaks. Now drop in majestic sculptures of larger-than-life horses, ancient gods, and music playing nymphs. Add in some playful water features, and leisurely paths where you can wander at your own pace. There is really so much to see at Brookgreen Gardens, and so many constantly changing events and programs, that many visitors to the area return year after year—or even many times a year when they visit Myrtle Beach! Read More »

 

Many of our guests come to Litchfield because they love a good workout in the sunshine, whether that’s a round of seaside golf or the opportunity to play tennis either at one of the resort’s seven first-come, first-served hard courts or at one of the best racquet clubs in the region, the Litchfield Racquet Club. Read More »

 

When you stay at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, you’ve got plenty of options for how to spend your time. Now you can also get surfing lessons from Surf the Earth right, located right here at the resort! Read More »

 

When you’re visiting Litchfield Beach Resort, there’s so much to do! Many of our guests could spend their entire visit on golf, tennis and the beach, but if you want to branch out a bit further, maybe it’s time to check out Murrells Inlet. Read More »

 

Golfers are learning they don't need to be a pro to benefit from massage therapy. Massage helps everyone from all walks of life but for the athlete or weekend golfer, it relaxes tension, and relieves painful, sore, or stiff muscles. Golfers can enhance their game and swing by relieving soreness or stiffness or pain through regular therapeutic massage. Stox & Co. located right here at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort can help! Read More »

 

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And we believe that’s because it’s the meal you’re most likely to see bacon. We’ve got some great spots in the Litchfield/Pawleys area where you can get your fast-breaking fix. Here are five of our faves. Read More »

 

There is no more sublime tradition for a kid than Halloween trick-or-treating. A spooky costume, glowing jack-o-lanterns, and the candy…Oh, the candy! Myrtle Beach has a treasure trove of sugary stops, in addition to your standard neighborhood, um, haunts. While counties and cities have their own official trick-or-treat start and stop times, area businesses and attractions take part, too. Here are some best bets. Read More »

 

A leisurely stroll or cycle on a scenic path is one of those pleasures of life that is undeniable —it’s a little exercise, a little beauty, a lot of enjoyment. The Grand Strand has a lot of great trails that are both accessible and approachable, meaning you’re not going to be ascending a mountain or zigzagging through a rocky forest (although, you can if you want). Here are some Myrtle Beach trails best bets, and if you’re heading out on bicycle, don’t forget riding appropriate clothing, and most importantly, your helmet. Read More »

 

There are those of us who love a good rom-com, prefer the door locks double-bolted, and like to keep talk of spirits either at the bar or church on Sunday. Then there are those who go on the Conway Ghost Walk. It’s spooky, it’s spine-tingling, but mostly it’s just pretty, interesting, and a great taste of some Lowcountry history. Read More »

 

For the majority of the continental United States, winter is “Why Do I Live Here?” season. However, not in Myrtle Beach, where the fair weather and infrequent snowfalls make it a delight to reside in year round. With that said, we locals adore autumn and recommend it over winter for visitors looking to escape the encroaching cold. Here’s why. Read More »

 

While, yes, the beach and golf and sunshine play a big, big part in the decision to visit the Grand Strand, the fact that we also happen to be home to some of the freshest, most incredible seafood in the country ought to weigh in, too. With the abundance of grouper, flounder, drum, trout, mackerel and more packing our waters, not to mention shrimp and inlet oysters, coastal Carolina has a lot to boast. And don’t we reap the benefits! We like to venture down Route 17 in the Pawleys/Murrells corridor to hit some phenomenal but off-the-beaten-path options. Here are seven — out of MANY — of our faves, in no particular order: Read More »

 

You know we love Myrtle Beach. Like, love. But we also enjoy getting out a little, venturing off the beaten path, reveling in some quieter corners of the Grand Strand. Which is why we really love Pawleys Island. But what to do? Where to start? And how do we get there? Easy. Follow us. Read More »

 

It can’t possibly be… is it? The end of summer?!? Labor Day weekend is a most bittersweet time — while the carefree, warm whims of the fairest months will be missed, it will be nice to get the kids back in school. And give your air conditioner a break. And kick off pumpkin latte season. But we all have that nagging feeling of “Did I really take advantage of this season?” Why not check a few things off that list on Labor Day weekend while in Litchfield Beach — one of the most gorgeous, low-key and memorable spots on the Grand Strand. Read More »

 

It’s happening. The calendar date has been circled. The kids are with a sitter. You’re both ready to be together… alone. Your anniversary has arrived — how are you celebrating? The Grand Strand is chock full of festive, romantic outings and restaurants that will stoke that marital fire — or just take the edge off the nuttiness of family life — that are easy to access and easier to love. The following is a day to remember. Read More »

 

Now, we’re not ones to say, “I told you so,” but we do love when something we adore is discovered and loved by others, too. So is the case with Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort in Pawleys Island. The sprawling, idyllic destination was named one of the 10 most luxurious and exclusive resorts in the Grand Strand by USA Today’s 10best.com. Here are a few reasons it made 10best.com’s (and our) list. Read More »

 

The small South Strand towns of Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island are known for their beautiful undeveloped beaches, delicious seafood restaurants and hammocks shops. But now that their best-kept secrets are out, their biggest claims to fame just might be golf. Read More »

 

While many Grand Strand vacationers want to stay close to all the popular attractions and neon-lit shops and restaurants, others prefer a relaxing getaway in a more laid-back atmosphere. Those are the visitors who choose to stay at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, a 600-acre vacation oasis located on the coastal South Carolina Lowcountry. And once they find it, they never stay anywhere else. That’s the case of recent and regular guest Karen Gorman, who enjoys getting away from it all at Litchfield Golf & Beach Resort. She and husband Kevin live in the Lake Norman area, just outside of Charlotte, NC. Read More »

 

One of the great ironies of taking a vacation to relax is that many travelers often return home more stressed out than when they left. That's not an issue for guests at the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, especially those who visit the Stox & Co. Salon, Day Spa, Wellness Studio & Gift Boutique. Located on the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort property, Stox & Co. offers a wide range of services for body, mind and spirit. Read More »

 

Tucked far away from the development of the Grand Strand is Hobcaw Barony, a 16,000-acre former rice and indigo plantation that has been transformed into a nature preserve and education center. Located in Georgetown County, about 30 miles south of Myrtle Beach, this scenic stretch of South Carolina coastline includes all the ecological diversity of the Lowcountry, including swamps, salt marshes, wetlands and woodlands. It also preserves the history of this 18th century plantation, including antebellum homes and slave quarters that have been preserved for historical reflection. Read More »

 

Diners at Webster's in Litchfield often have a hard time choosing between the many unique dishes on the menu. But ask executive chef Sean Thomas for a recommendation and he may send you back to the basics. "I just love our shrimp and grits," said Thomas, the magician in the kitchen who created the menu. "What can I say? I am crazy for the classics." Read More »

 

Located on a former rice and indigo plantation, Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort sits on 600 scenic acres of Carolina coastline, wetlands and woodlands. Situated between the tiny fishing village of Murrells Inlet and the "arrogantly shabby" town of Pawleys Island, about 20 miles South of Myrtle Beach, Litchfield Beach is one of the Grand Strand's best-kept secrets, in part due to the property's abundance of peace and quiet. Read More »

 

South Carolina's famed cycling opportunities can give you just the outdoors experience you are looking for on vacation, whether it's taking in the fabulous Waccamaw Neck Bikeway from Murrells Inlet to Sandy Island Road, or taking a leisurely ride up and down the beach. If you are in the Litchfield Beach or Pawleys Island areas, you can easily rent a bike -- along with any other needed gear -- to take advantage of spectacular biking trails and beach cycling. We've rounded up the best places for you to rent cycling gear in the area. Read More »

 

Many guests at the Litchfield Beach Resort take a short trip north to Myrtle Beach for a full day of attractions, shopping and dining. But for an equally enjoyable but completely different experience, take the short drive south to the historic port city of Georgetown and the lovely Lowcountry scenery. Read More »

 

Myrtle Beach gets all of the glory, but the hidden gem of the South Carolina shoreline is Pawleys Island. It’s only about twenty miles south of Myrtle Beach, but to those in the know, it feels like an entirely different world. The Island is more laid back and less crowded–the kind of place where you can stop to appreciate a beautiful sunset, and Pawleys has plenty of those to spare. But that’s not all it has. Check out more of the many reasons to visit this seaside escape Read More »

 

Spring is springing its way straight through the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, with a number of improvements on the books to be completed by the time the summer vacationers roll through, as well as other updates that will kick off later this year. Read More »

 

You may have heard of a pub crawl, but a visit to the Murrells Inlet, just south of Myrtle Beach, is more like a scenic seafood stroll. Located along a wooden walkway that borders the inlet, the Marsh Walk gives visitors that chance to take a leisurely jaunt from restaurant to restaurant, each offering their own unique Lowcountry dishes and atmosphere. The one thing they share in common: They all serve fresh local seafood that you can watch being unloaded on the nearby docks. Try to hit them all, but make sure not to miss these five eateries. Read More »

 

The Hammock Shops in Pawleys Island is the perfect place to spend an afternoon—and it’s located only 4 miles from Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort. Take your pick from the specialty stores, boutiques and dining options. These shops were established in 1938 and every storefront has something unique to offer. Plus, the area is beautiful, with its Savannah-style brick walkways and ancient Spanish moss-strewn oaks … it all offers up a relaxed atmosphere that’s perfectly Pawleys. Read More »

 

We love a hot summer day as much as the next person, but we also know that sometimes hot is just too hot. So, take a look at this list if you’re headed to Litchfield Beach for some hot summer fun. It’ll help you keep your cool so you can enjoy your vacation! Read More »

 

While some of us may be satisfied with nothing more than a towel and a stretch of beach for lying in the sand, there may be members of your family who are looking for a little bit more entertainment while they hang at the beach. Read More »

 

Many of our guests come to Litchfield because they love a good workout in the sunshine, whether that’s a round of seaside golf or the opportunity to play tennis either at one of the resort’s seven first-come, first-served hard courts or at one of the best racquet clubs in the region, the Litchfield Racquet Club. Read More »

 

When you stay at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, you’ve got plenty of options for how to spend your time. Now you can also get surfing lessons from Surf the Earth right, located right here at the resort! Read More »

 

A leisurely stroll or cycle on a scenic path is one of those pleasures of life that is undeniable —it’s a little exercise, a little beauty, a lot of enjoyment. The Grand Strand has a lot of great trails that are both accessible and approachable, meaning you’re not going to be ascending a mountain or zigzagging through a rocky forest (although, you can if you want). Here are some Myrtle Beach trails best bets, and if you’re heading out on bicycle, don’t forget riding appropriate clothing, and most importantly, your helmet. Read More »

 

You know we love Myrtle Beach. Like, love. But we also enjoy getting out a little, venturing off the beaten path, reveling in some quieter corners of the Grand Strand. Which is why we really love Pawleys Island. But what to do? Where to start? And how do we get there? Easy. Follow us. Read More »

 

It’s happening. The calendar date has been circled. The kids are with a sitter. You’re both ready to be together… alone. Your anniversary has arrived — how are you celebrating? The Grand Strand is chock full of festive, romantic outings and restaurants that will stoke that marital fire — or just take the edge off the nuttiness of family life — that are easy to access and easier to love. The following is a day to remember. Read More »

 

Tucked far away from the development of the Grand Strand is Hobcaw Barony, a 16,000-acre former rice and indigo plantation that has been transformed into a nature preserve and education center. Located in Georgetown County, about 30 miles south of Myrtle Beach, this scenic stretch of South Carolina coastline includes all the ecological diversity of the Lowcountry, including swamps, salt marshes, wetlands and woodlands. It also preserves the history of this 18th century plantation, including antebellum homes and slave quarters that have been preserved for historical reflection. Read More »

 

Picture a vast garden filled with lush flowers, dotted with ancient, moss-strewn oaks. Now drop in majestic sculptures of larger-than-life horses, ancient gods, and music playing nymphs. Add in some playful water features, and leisurely paths where you can wander at your own pace. There is really so much to see at Brookgreen Gardens, and so many constantly changing events and programs, that many visitors to the area return year after year—or even many times a year when they visit Myrtle Beach! Read More »

 

Many of our guests come to Litchfield because they love a good workout in the sunshine, whether that’s a round of seaside golf or the opportunity to play tennis either at one of the resort’s seven first-come, first-served hard courts or at one of the best racquet clubs in the region, the Litchfield Racquet Club. Read More »

 

When you stay at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, you’ve got plenty of options for how to spend your time. Now you can also get surfing lessons from Surf the Earth right, located right here at the resort! Read More »

 

Take a trip out of Myrtle Beach area and drive on down to Georgetown, about 45 minutes away. Take the Rover Boat Tours, it is the best, most relaxing and carefree way to experience historic, unspoiled Lowcountry nature surrounding Georgetown and Winyah Bay. Read More »

 

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And we believe that’s because it’s the meal you’re most likely to see bacon. We’ve got some great spots in the Litchfield/Pawleys area where you can get your fast-breaking fix. Here are five of our faves. Read More »

 

While, yes, the beach and golf and sunshine play a big, big part in the decision to visit the Grand Strand, the fact that we also happen to be home to some of the freshest, most incredible seafood in the country ought to weigh in, too. With the abundance of grouper, flounder, drum, trout, mackerel and more packing our waters, not to mention shrimp and inlet oysters, coastal Carolina has a lot to boast. And don’t we reap the benefits! We like to venture down Route 17 in the Pawleys/Murrells corridor to hit some phenomenal but off-the-beaten-path options. Here are seven — out of MANY — of our faves, in no particular order: Read More »

 

You know we love Myrtle Beach. Like, love. But we also enjoy getting out a little, venturing off the beaten path, reveling in some quieter corners of the Grand Strand. Which is why we really love Pawleys Island. But what to do? Where to start? And how do we get there? Easy. Follow us. Read More »

 

It’s happening. The calendar date has been circled. The kids are with a sitter. You’re both ready to be together… alone. Your anniversary has arrived — how are you celebrating? The Grand Strand is chock full of festive, romantic outings and restaurants that will stoke that marital fire — or just take the edge off the nuttiness of family life — that are easy to access and easier to love. The following is a day to remember. Read More »

 

Diners at Webster's in Litchfield often have a hard time choosing between the many unique dishes on the menu. But ask executive chef Sean Thomas for a recommendation and he may send you back to the basics. "I just love our shrimp and grits," said Thomas, the magician in the kitchen who created the menu. "What can I say? I am crazy for the classics." Read More »

 

You may have heard of a pub crawl, but a visit to the Murrells Inlet, just south of Myrtle Beach, is more like a scenic seafood stroll. Located along a wooden walkway that borders the inlet, the Marsh Walk gives visitors that chance to take a leisurely jaunt from restaurant to restaurant, each offering their own unique Lowcountry dishes and atmosphere. The one thing they share in common: They all serve fresh local seafood that you can watch being unloaded on the nearby docks. Try to hit them all, but make sure not to miss these five eateries. Read More »

 

Longtime visitors to Litchfield and Pawley’s Island have likely visited the Hammock Shops many times, and perhaps eaten at one point at the now-defunct Roz’s Rice Mill Café, which was housed in a mid-1800s-era building that once served as a post office. But the former Roz’s has a new identity as a biscuit, burger and shake shack that’s capital-Q quirky (in the best possible sense). Read More »

 

When you’re visiting Litchfield Beach Resort, there’s so much to do! Many of our guests could spend their entire visit on golf, tennis and the beach, but if you want to branch out a bit further, maybe it’s time to check out Murrells Inlet. Read More »

 

The Hammock Shops in Pawleys Island is the perfect place to spend an afternoon—and it’s located only 4 miles from Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort. Take your pick from the specialty stores, boutiques and dining options. These shops were established in 1938 and every storefront has something unique to offer. Plus, the area is beautiful, with its Savannah-style brick walkways and ancient Spanish moss-strewn oaks … it all offers up a relaxed atmosphere that’s perfectly Pawleys. Read More »

 

No Myrtle Beach vacation is complete without a visit to the Hammock Shops Village, located in historic Pawleys Island. Read More »

 

There is no more sublime tradition for a kid than Halloween trick-or-treating. A spooky costume, glowing jack-o-lanterns, and the candy…Oh, the candy! Myrtle Beach has a treasure trove of sugary stops, in addition to your standard neighborhood, um, haunts. While counties and cities have their own official trick-or-treat start and stop times, area businesses and attractions take part, too. Here are some best bets. Read More »

 

There are those of us who love a good rom-com, prefer the door locks double-bolted, and like to keep talk of spirits either at the bar or church on Sunday. Then there are those who go on the Conway Ghost Walk. It’s spooky, it’s spine-tingling, but mostly it’s just pretty, interesting, and a great taste of some Lowcountry history. Read More »

 

For the majority of the continental United States, winter is “Why Do I Live Here?” season. However, not in Myrtle Beach, where the fair weather and infrequent snowfalls make it a delight to reside in year round. With that said, we locals adore autumn and recommend it over winter for visitors looking to escape the encroaching cold. Here’s why. Read More »

 

The small South Strand towns of Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island are known for their beautiful undeveloped beaches, delicious seafood restaurants and hammocks shops. But now that their best-kept secrets are out, their biggest claims to fame just might be golf. Read More »

 

Golfers are learning they don't need to be a pro to benefit from massage therapy. Massage helps everyone from all walks of life but for the athlete or weekend golfer, it relaxes tension, and relieves painful, sore, or stiff muscles. Golfers can enhance their game and swing by relieving soreness or stiffness or pain through regular therapeutic massage. Stox & Co. located right here at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort can help! Read More »

 

ave you been dreaming of a destination wedding? There is no better place to get married than at the beach! And Litchfield Beach is a particularly great location, a lovely lowcountry paradise with many local attractions and entertainment nearby for your wedding party and guests. At Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, we’ve got you covered with creating the wedding of your dreams. We’re ready to help you locate each vendor for the big day; we know the best places to get the most delicious cake, the most gorgeous flowers and the right people to hire for photographers and entertainment. What more could you ask for on your very special day? Read More »

 

The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk has Hot Summer Nights, a season-long celebration of fireworks and concerts. Brookgreen Gardens counters with its Cool Summer Evenings, a more-laid back event that's cooler in more ways than one. Relax in the shade of live oaks that predate the signing of the US Constitution and take in the sounds of live music on the grounds of the spectacular setting. Read More »

 

There is no other place in the world quite like Brookgreen Gardens. The gardens are imbued with history, dripping with lowcountry charm, and bursting with natural and manmade beauty from the towering live oaks strewn with Spanish moss to the larger than life sculptures that dot the grounds. And as springtime in the south is a tremendously fragrant and beautiful time of year, you can rest assured that the Gardens are worth a visit in the spring. Especially when you consider all the fantastic events that take place there. Here’s a rundown of some of the most exciting upcoming events. Read More »

 

Not only is the beach gorgeous in wintertime, but you don’t have to fight the crowds while you enjoy some of your favorite attractions in Litchfield and Pawleys Island. Wondering what to do while you’re here over the winter? We’ve got plenty of ideas! Here are a few of our favorites. Read More »

 

For decades now, lovers of South Carolina history have been able to take a peek in some of the most amazing churches, town houses and plantations in the region, thanks to the Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church’s Plantation Tour. The tour will be held March 28 and 29, 2014, and there are a limited number of tickets available, so make your plans now—tickets go on sale in January! Read More »

 

Do you love a good 5K? If so, you’ll want to check out the 9th Annual Race for the Inlet on March 29, 2014. It’s a great way to make new memories with family and friends and also help out with a great cause. Whether you are a runner or walker, it doesn’t matter, everyone is invited to participate. Read More »

 

Passionate gardeners and those who just like to occasionally play in the dirt will find something useful and interesting at this year’s spring garden festival. Saturday March, 22 Brookgreen Gardens will be filled with horticulture and design experts as well as a yet-to-be-announced featured speaker. Read More »

 

If you haven’t ever experienced the beauty of Brookgreen Gardens, it is definitely something to add to your itinerary. Here’s a look at some of the great things coming to Brookgreen in the approaching months. Read More »

 

South Carolina has a rich cultural history to draw on when we explore Black History Month every year in February, one that locals and visitors to the area can enjoy exploring and learning from. Here are a few opportunities coming up that you may want to take advantage of while you’re visiting Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort. Read More »

 

We believe South Carolina is simply one of the most beautiful places on earth. From our miles and miles of white sand beaches to the unique habitats of the lowcountry and beyond, we have the good fortune to live—or vacation—in one seriously beautiful place. And our state parks are wonderful places to explore the natural beauty of this area. Read More »

 

There’s no shortage of great restaurants on the Grand Strand, but what’s the best spot for a romantic dinner? Whether you’re planning a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, anniversary celebration or perfect date-night, venture to the south end of Myrtle Beach (Surfside Beach, Murrells Inlet, Pawleys Island, Georgetown) and you’ll find some restaurants perfect for a romantic dinner for two. Read More »

 

Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens is open Dec. 5-7, 12-14 and 19-21 this year, though it is incredibly popular. Benso said she recommends that you come as early as you can. Read More »

 

As a guest of Litchfield Beach Resort, make sure to plan a dinner show at the Medieval Times Dinner Theatre in Myrtle Beach. Swords, knights, wenches, a king, a princess, and a lord are among the cast of characters in the Arthurian dinner and tournament castle. Read More »

 

After a long day on the beach or on the golf course, there’s nothing better than sitting down for a great meal with good friends and family. Located on Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort’s courtyard, the restaurant features a large tavern as well as an open dining room that overlooks the picture perfect lawn and lake. Read More »

 

Are you planning a wedding or special event in the near future? Have you dreamt of having a special event or wedding at the beach and in the beautiful island town of Pawleys Island, South Carolina? Read More »

 

The Alabama Theatre in North Myrtle Beach houses some of the hottest shows on the Grand Strand. Of course, part of its appeal is rooted in its being founded by Alabama – the legendary country music band that played as Wild Country back in the day as the house band for seven summers at The Bowery, one of Myrtle Beach’s most celebrated bars. Read More »

 

The Grand Strand is one of the best places on the eastern seaboard to spot migrating birds in the spring and fall. Whether you’re an avid birder or just getting interested in bird watching, the Myrtle Beach area offers great places to get out and spot some feathered beauties. Read More »

 

You are allowed to pick the kind of accommodations that best fit your personality at Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort. If you prefer to wake up to waves rolling onto the shore, oceanfront dwellings will best suit you. If you adore golf, then lodging on a golf course would be a natural choice. After all, this is your vacation and you should spend it as you please. The bottom line is, though, within the 600 acres at this Pawleys Island resort, choices are never short in supply. Read More »

 

Murrells Inlet is firmly established as the “Seafood Capital” of South Carolina, so there’s really no better place to belly up for all-you-can-eat oysters than the annual Murrells Inlet Oyster Roast. This year’s event will be held Nov. 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Read More »

 

Saturday, November 23 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Watch the illumination of the grand Christmas tree at Broadway and enjoy dance performances and live music from the Palace Theatre, Legends in Concert and the Carolina Forest Performing Arts Academy. Read More »

 

The 24th annual Wooden Boat Show will float into historic Georgetown, S.C., Oct. 18-19. The show is more than just a celebration of wooden boats, it’s also a chance to explore the maritime history of the region, which is especially important in Georgetown, where the Black, Great Pee Dee, Sampit and Waccamaw rivers all empty into Winyah Bay. The show itself is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 19. Admission is free, and you’ll have the opportunity to peruse more than 100 wooden boats. Read More »

 

For two weeks, the Grand Strand is a hub of top-notch arts and entertainment in the southeast, all thanks to the Pawleys Island Festival of Music, which celebrates its 23rd season this year. The event will take place Sept. 19 through Oct. 12, and will include performances by Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., originally of The 5th Dimension, as well as a performance by Elise Testone, at top-ten finisher on the 11th season of American Idol. Read More »

 

Brookgreen Gardens’ annual Harvest Home Weekend Festival will be held this year from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Oct. 12 and 13. It’s a great outing for families, and will include activities such as pumpkin painting, hayrides and scarecrow building. The festival is free with garden admission, and food and live music are also on the agenda. Read More »

 

Huntington Beach State Park will host the 37th Annual Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival Sept. 27-29, 2013, just a few miles from Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort. The festival features more than 100 artists including potters, painters, glass artist, fabric artists and more. It also includes live music and food. Read More »

 

Located at Inlet Square Mall, just 15 miles south of Myrtle Beach, Frank Theatres & Revolutions Entertainment is your one-stop hot spot for a unique entertainment experience for the whole family and groups of friends.
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Good, clean family fun in Myrtle Beach doesn't have to revolve around water parks, go-carts and laser tag. Read More »

 

Admit it, Pawleys Island is perky. From its shabby chic and classy businesses to its polished, but personal personality, it is a community that charms without trying. The Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art, held from Sept. 27 to Oct. 14, puts the heart of the town on display for all willing to see and be thoroughly impressed. Read More »

 

It is hard to believe that this is the 37th year of the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival. If you are looking for a perfect venue to view arts and crafts, you don’t want to miss this showing. An amazing coastal castle just set off the beach in Huntington State Park , about 20 miles south of Myrtle Beach, displays its beauty as well as the best artisans around. Read More »

 

What is new at the Coastal Grand Mall for 2011. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, The Coastal Grand Mall, has something for everyone. Readers’ Choice & Visitors’ Voice voted 1st Place to Coastal Grand Mall “Best on the Beach”. Coastal Grand Mall in Myrtle Beach offers more than 100 stores like, Ulta, Dick's Sporting Goods, Caché, Bed Bath & Beyond, Old Navy, Jos A. Banks, Yankee Candle and Books-A-Million. Enjoy dining at the Texas Roadhouse or Abuelo's or take in a movie at Cinemark 14 Theater. Read More »

 

November 24 @ 8:00 AM Please join the fun event Thanksgiving morning. They have a 8k, 5k, 1 mile and the Tot Trot. Read More »

 

Make sure to see what is going on at the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort in April. Read More »