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The Litchfield Beach Select Blog Page is your connection to the Grand Strand. Here you can keep up with all that's going on at the Litchfield Company and surrounding area in Pawleys Island,SC. Check out some of the great articles listed below.
There’s just something about cruising down Ocean Boulevard, and that feeling is only enhanced when you’re rolling down the scenic Myrtle Beach strip in a Ford Mustang. The Mustang has been one of America’s most iconic sports cars since the first one rolled off the production line 54 years ago and Mustangs have garnered a following of insanely devoted enthusiasts. Whether it’s a classic che....
Whether it’s during your normal everyday routine or during a relaxing Pawleys Island vacation, it always feels good to give back. And when you can combine giving back with staying in shape, that’s a great combination. On August 25th, you can do exactly that at the Children’s Recovery Center 5K Run for the Kids. This family-friendly event welcomes hundreds of runners and walkers joining toget....
One of the premier nightlife gathering spots will open in late 2018 right off of Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach as Topgolf brings its unique brand of sports and entertainment to the Grand Strand. With 30 locations already open around the US, thousands of golfers--and non-golfers--have enjoyed the non-stop fun a night out at Topgolf provides and this golf-themed venue is sure to become one of the ....
Although Pawleys Island offers tons of fun activities and thrilling excursions to try out during your South Strand vacation, the laid-back coastal destination is also the perfect spot to relax and unwind. At Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, guests have plenty of ways to enjoy a tranquil and serene condo rental experience. If you're hoping for a beach vacation that will bring you tranquility and....
During your Pawleys Island vacation, you will enjoy plenty of great ways to spend your day. Whether it's lounging along our pristine beaches, playing a round or two on our amazing golf courses or getting an adrenaline rush at an amusement park like Family Kingdom or Wild Water and Wheels, your trip is bound to be memorable. But as the day turns to night, the perfect way to wrap things up is watchi....
Summer along the Grand Strand is now in full swing, and this weekend the Carolina Country Music Fest takes place, drawing tens of thousands of festival goers to watch three days of country music's biggest stars. But the music scene along the Grand Strand doesn't stop there, and even better, many of the concerts around Myrtle Beach are absolutely free to enjoy! From North Myrtle Beach to Murrells I....
There's no shortage of fun things to do on your Myrtle Beach vacation, but since the ocean is right here, why not set sail out into the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean? Luckily, the Little River area of the Grand Strand has plenty of great ocean adventures waiting to delight you on your trip to Myrtle Beach! On your upcoming summer vacation, check out some of these great ways to have fun ....
With summer quickly approaching, Myrtle Beach will be hosting a tremendous schedule of festivals and special events for the next several months. The unofficial start of summer in Myrtle Beach will take place Friday June 1st through Sunday June 3rd with the 63rd Annual Sun Fun Festival. This wildly popular event has provided good times and great memories for thousands of Myrtle Beach locals and vis....
A vacation to Pawleys Island is a great way to unwind and escape our everyday stresses. But in addition to clearing our mind, there are plenty of great ways to enjoy the arts, with the most well-known being Brookgreen Gardens. Brookgreen Gardens is home to one of the country's largest sculpture collections and also features a rotating collection of exhibits by local, national and international art....
Some people say there's no such thing as bad pizza. Those people must have never had the delight of enjoying an anchovy and pineapple pie with light cheese and well-done crust. However, we can definitively say that there's no such thing as a bad day at the beach! Even if you're only armed with a beach towel, you'll have a great time on the Myrtle Beach shoreline. But if you want to take your alrea....
With miles and miles of beautiful beaches, tons of golf and nearly endless entertainment, there's ever a bad time for a Myrtle Beach vacation. But on the weekend of May 19th and 20th, one of the Grand Strand's biggest festival returns as the 37th Annual Blue Crab Festival takes place on the historic Little River waterfront. Whether you're a fan of delicious local seafood, live music or great arts ....
Let's face it: to turn a phrase made famous by Reese's, there's no wrong way to enjoy a Pawleys Island vacation. But there are always ways to make your already fantastic vacation even better! From finding ways to curb sand that sneaks its way everywhere to quick and easy cures for getting too much sun, there are some great hacks out there to make your trip to Pawley Island even more enjoyable. Her....
Myrtle Beach and the surrounding areas of the Grand Strand offer dozens of great spring festivals each year. One of the most popular festivals will return for its 13th year as Mayfest On Main takes place in North Myrtle Beach on Saturday, May 18th. If you're thinking about making a weekend trip to Myrtle Beach in May, this is sure to be a great event to enjoy during your vacation! Mayfest On ....
Pawleys Island is one of the premier vacation spots on the east coast for a quiet, relaxing getaway to leave behind all your everyday worries and enjoy a slower pace way of life. But for those traveling with kids, there might be concerns about keeping them occupied. Luckily, there are plenty of great kid-friendly entertainment options within a short drive to make sure a Pawleys Island vacation i....
Myrtle Beach has no shortage of places to stay for your upcoming Grand Strand vacation. But if you've never experienced a vacation at Myrtle Beach Resort, you are missing out on one of the premier resorts along the coast! This fantastic property offers it all, whether your ideal Myrtle Beach vacation is all about fun and excitement or relaxation and leisure. So what makes Myrtle Beach Resort an aw....
There's nothing like hitting the beach on a sunny day with some pals to enjoy some friendly competition. Luckily, on your Pawleys Island vacation you can enjoy some of the most pristine shoreline available along the east coast! Outside of beach activity standards like frisbees and footballs, there are plenty of great beach game and gear options to enjoy on a sunny afternoon. Here are a few of th....
If you're like thousands of other fun-loving travelers, the warm spring weather probably has you dreaming of a trip to Myrtle Beach. After all, who doesn't love miles and miles of beautiful beaches, non-stop entertainment, nearly endless shopping and dining options, all within a few minutes of your condo? It's no wonder why scores of travelers make a Myrtle Beach vacation a yearly tradition, and....
When you think about Myrtle Beach, there are many things that come to mind like the Boardwalk, beach music and endless golf courses. But one of the things Myrtle Beach is best known for will be celebrated from April 20-29 as the SOS Spring Safari returns to the area to perform the shag at the Grand Strand's most popular beach bars and dance clubs! With ten days of dancing fun packed into the dur....
Get ready for your favorite meals on wheels whenever you attend the 2nd Annual Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival this April 20-22 at the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place in the oceanfront Boardwalk District. Come out from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday to take part in this fun and delicious Spring festival in the heart of Myrtle Beach. Ad....
With the weather warming up, golf in full swing and so many great spring events slated for the Pawleys Island area, it's the perfect time to plan a trip to Pawleys Island! If you're looking for first-class accommodations, Litchfield Beach and Golf offers guests everything you could be looking for, from modern one bedroom oceanfront Pawleys Island condos to deluxe six bedroom oceanfront beach house....
The Blessing of the Inlet has been an annual lowcountry tradition for over two decades, and this year looks to continue that tradition with faith, family-friendly fun, food and entertainment. With so many local residents relying on our coastal resources, the Blessing of the Inlet is a yearly service that celebrates faith and wishes good fortune upon the region. If you've never attended this favo....
Myrtle Beach is well-known for its abundance of amusement and entertainment options, but even with so many great options for filling your vacation with fun, it's a big deal when the fair comes to town. The Horry County Fair returns to the Myrtle Beach Speedway from April 20-29 and promises to be a can't-miss event during your upcoming spring break vacation to Myrtle Beach. Make sure you attend o....
Along the Grand Strand, we appreciate the natural beauty and splendor displayed by the coastal Carolina landscape. From the Atlantic Ocean to the unspoiled wetlands inland and along the shores of the Waccamaw River, the area branching out from Pawleys Island showcases unique ecosystems and landscapes that are worth protecting for future generations to enjoy. On your upcoming trip to Pawleys Isla....
When you think of the Grand Strand, there are plenty of things that come to mind, but one of the most famous exports of the Myrtle Beach area has been the shag! No, not the carpet, the iconic dance that took the area by storm beginning back in the late 1930s and still holds a special place in the hearts of Grand Strand locals and guests alike. No matter if you're a seasoned veteran or a newbie t....
We're only a couple of weeks away from April, and that means one thing: baseball is right around the corner! Dozens of major leaguers have made their way to the big leagues after a stop in Myrtle Beach, and with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans' 2018 season kicking off on April 5, you're likely to see some future MLB stars take the field. Make sure you don't miss out on all the action during your vacatio....
We're only a couple of weeks from Easter and with each passing day the weather gets a little bit warmer and sunnier. And with many getting a long weekend off of work or school to celebrate Easter, it's a perfect time to plan a weekend trip to Pawleys Island! The Litchfield Company offers you tremendous Pawleys Island vacation rentals at our three partner resorts: Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort, ....
We're now a full week into March and for you and many travelers like yourself, your spring break vacation to Myrtle Beach is right around the corner. And with so many fantastic entertainment options to choose from along the Grand Strand, your Myrtle Beach spring break trip is sure to be non-stop fun from start to finish! In fact, the hardest part can sometimes be choosing which activities to enjoy....
A Pawleys Island vacation can be one of the most relaxing getaways you can take, but fortunately it doesn't break your budget. When you book with our great Pawleys Island resorts you know you're getting an unbeatable deal, and when you get here there are lots of great ways to fill your trip with non-stop fun without spending a dime! So holster your credit card, put that checkbook away and check ou....
There's nothing like owning a vacation property in Myrtle Beach or the surrounding Grand Strand! Scores of travelers return to this special coastal paradise year after year for relaxation, recreation and non-stop beach fun. But when you're not staying in your Myrtle Beach condo or beach house, why let it sit unused when it can be a fantastic source of passive income? Thousands of potential Grand....
March has arrived, which for many states on the east coast and midwest means that spring break is right around the corner! And after a long and snowy winter season it can't come soon enough! Ideally, you've already reserved your Pawleys Island condo for your spring break vacation to the Grand Strand. Now all there is left to do is prepare for endless fun on your getaway! Here are a few essential....
Early June is always a fantastic time for a Myrtle Beach vacation, but the past few years the annual Carolina Country Music Fest has made it one of the most popular times of year to make the trip to the Grand Strand! This year marks the fourth time the festival has descended upon Myrtle Beach, and like the previous years, the lineup of country music stars is second to none! If you're even a casu....
On your spring break vacation to Myrtle Beach, there are sure to be plenty of great activities and amusements to keep you entertained, but if you're planning on being in the Grand Strand March 23-25, don't miss the Saltwater Highland Games! This festival celebrating Celtic heritage is taking place at the North Myrtle Beach Sports and Parks Complex and is sure to be a fantastic event to enjoy dur....
It's always a great time to enjoy a weekend trip to Myrtle Beach! March is right around the corner and each day the weather is getting a little warmer. Even better, St. Patrick's Day falls on Saturday, March 17th this year, giving you the perfect excuse to pack your bags, book a great Myrtle Beach condo with Beach Vacations and come join us for fun and festivities celebrating all things Irish! M....
The Grand Strand is known for lots of great fun and recreation activities out on the water, but there are plenty of fast and furious land-based things to do while on your Myrtle Beach vacation. During your next trip to Myrtle Beach fulfill your need for speed and burn rubber to these fast-paced attractions! The Myrtle Beach Speedway The Myrtle Beach Speedway has been host to hundreds of stock ....
So you've booked your Myrtle Beach golf vacation and now you that you've got the perfect golf course condo and an unbeatable tee time schedule all you've got to do is plan for after your daily round of golf (or two). And if you're playing any of the courses in the North Myrtle Beach area there are lots of great spots to enjoy delicious eats and frosty beverages after your round is complete! Here a....
Why do bees have sticky hair? Because they use honeycombs! OK, you may not have laughed at that, but luckily for you there are plenty of fantastic live comedy venues for you to enjoy during your Myrtle Beach vacation! No matter what style of comedy you enjoy, your trip to Myrtle Beach is sure to be filled with laughter when you visit one of these great entertainment venues. Comedy Cabana My....
New Orleans isn't the only place to enjoy all the fun of Mardi Gras. The Grand Strand will host plenty of awesome Mardi Gras parties that give you a great reason to plan a vacation to Myrtle Beach! Book your Pawleys Island condo with Beach Vacations today and enjoy some good times at any of the area Mardi Gras-themed events! Restaurants and bars at area destinations like Broadway at the Beach an....
Stretch your hamstrings, lace up your best running shoes and get ready for the Myrtle Beach Marathon, returning to the Grand Strand on March 3, 2018. Renowned for its fast and flat layout, mild weather and scenic course, the Myrtle Beach Marathon celebrates its 21st year in 2018, welcoming thousands of runners from across the country for a fun-filled weekend. Not quite up to running a full mara....
New Orleans isn't the only place to enjoy all the fun of Mardi Gras. The Grand Strand will host plenty of awesome Mardi Gras parties that give you a great reason to plan a vacation to Myrtle Beach! Book your Myrtle Beach condo with Beach Vacations today and enjoy some good times at any of the area Mardi Gras-themed events! Restaurants and bars at area destinations like Broadway at the Beach an....
As any golfer or golf fan knows, the most prestigious tournament every year takes place during the first week in April at The Masters at Augusta National in Augusta, Georgia. But once the competition concludes and the green jacket is awarded, the attention shifts to North Myrtle Beach and Barefoot Resort where Darius Rucker hosts the annual Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am. Year in and o....
We're all riding out these winter months just dreaming of warm sunny days that seem so far off, but make sure not to daydream too much and miss out on booking your spring break vacation to Myrtle Beach! After all, Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular spring break destinations on the east coast, and you don't want your fellow breakers reserving the perfect condo in Myrtle Beach before you do. Be....
It may be cold right now, but before you know it birds will be chirping, flowers will be blooming and the peak golf season in Myrtle Beach will be in full swing! There's nothing like a spring golf vacation to Myrtle Beach, and it's even better when you have the best gear to enjoy on your golf getaway. After booking your Myrtle Beach golf package with Myrtle Beach Golf Central, heck out some of the....
While Myrtle Beach is great for couples all year long, you can step things up a notch when you book your next beach escape around Valentine's Day. Bring your favorite person or closest friends for a simply lovely time along the Grand Strand. Here are our tips for experiencing Myrtle Beach's romantic side. Sunrise Get up early during your romantic getaway to Myrtle Beach to experience a beauti....
Each year, millions of people from across the United States and around the world gather together to watch two teams in their battle to see who will be the next Super Bowl Champion of the NFL. This year on Sunday, February 4, 2018, you can experience Super Bowl LII at a variety of establishments scattered throughout the Pawleys Island area, and if you're spending the weekend at one of our fabulous ....
Each year, millions of people from across the United States and around the world gather together to watch two teams in their battle to see who will be the next Super Bowl Champion of the NFL. This year on Sunday, February 4, 2018, you can experience Super Bowl LII at a variety of establishments scattered throughout the Grand Strand, and if you're spending the weekend at one of our fabulous Myrtle ....
Each year, the Market Common decks the halls and transforms into a festive holiday market experience. This year, the Market Common Holiday Bazaar will be open for business from noon until 4 p.m. every Saturday in December. All of the fun unfolds at Howard Avenue, where local vendors come together in the traditions of old to sale fresh food, hand-made arts and crafts, and live greens! Spend your Sa....
Looking for something unique and totally Myrtle Beach during your next beach vacation? Stop by any of these specialty shops for the perfect souvenir to take home. From t-shirts to home decor to cherished keepsakes, you will love the items these shops have to offer! Gay Dolphin The Gay Dolphin Gift Cove is a time-tested treasure found along Ocean Boulevard in downtown Myrtle Beach. Located betw....
The holiday season brings with it a sense of joy and anticipation like no other, but sometimes planning out gifts for your loved ones can be stressful. While we may not be experts on all gifts, we know a thing or two when it comes to taking a beach vacation! That's why we've compiled a list of the Top 10 Gifts for the Beach Traveler in your life. Beach Umbrella In recent years, the city of My....
A Winter day in Myrtle Beach may mean something a little different than a Winter day in your hometown, since this coastal city rarely gets snow and typically maintains mild temperatures throughout the season. If you're looking to make a spontaneous getaway to Myrtle Beach to escape the icy conditions where you live, then come visit the always-exciting Grand Strand. While you may still need to wear....
What's worse than reaching your vacation destination only to realize that you've left something important behind at home? Don't let your travel be affected by forgotten items- use our vacation packing checklist to make sure you have everything you need to have a fabulous time in Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach! Year-Round Necessities No matter what time of the year you visit the vacation c....
If you're tired of shopping and spending time indoors, don't worry! When you vacation in the Pawleys Island and Litchfield Beach areas, you're sure to be within reach of a phenomenal outdoor excursion. With a variety of inlets, rivers, lakes, and of course the Atlantic Ocean nearby, the outdoor adventurer will love all of the options available during your next beach escape! Visit Surf the Earth....
Though it may seem that costs are higher than ever when it comes to just about everything, you can still have a fantastic time on your Myrtle Beach vacation without breaking the bank! Aside from spending plenty of time on the beach and in the ocean, there are lots of fun attractions in the area that you can do for less than $10. Here are 5 of our favorites: Ripley's Mirror Maze on Ocean Bouleva....
Celebrating it's sixth year of existence in May, the Myrtle Beach Skywheel has fast become one of the most iconic Grand Strand attractions. Since opening in 2011, the Skywheel has created a striking profile along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Locals and visitors alike have fallen in love with the unparalleled views available during a ride on the Skywheel. Here are some fun facts about this impressiv....
For a New Year's Eve celebration that offers seemingly endless amounts of fun, entertainment, and activities, head to Myrtle Beach to welcome in the year 2018. With numerous events taking place all along the Grand Strand, you are sure to find a celebration that is just right for you! Medieval Times Make it a medieval New Year's Eve when you attend this stunning dinner and show at Medieval Time....
Even though there are just under eight months to go before the 2018 Carolina Country Music Fest takes place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, it's never too early to start planning your CCMF experience. With many partner hotels and resorts offering package deals and specials, now is the perfect time to reserve your downtown Myrtle Beach stay! All of your favorite country music stars are set to t....
There's nothing worse than heading off on a highly-anticipated beach vacation only to find upon arrival that there is nothing to do to keep you entertained on your trip. Fortunately, at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, we have plenty of fun and exciting activities, excursions, and venues to make your beach getaway one that will be etched in your memory forever. From on-site shops and restaurants to....
The Myrtle Beach Ripken Experience annually hosts the largest travel baseball and softball tournaments throughout the Grand Strand area. Named for professional baseball player Cal Ripken, Jr., the camps and tournaments seek to provide younger players with Big League experiences at an affordable rate. The Ripken Experience Myrtle Beach puts you right in the middle of all of the game-day action and ....
What's better than taking a fun vacation to Myrtle Beach? The answer to that question is taking a fun vacation to Myrtle Beach during the holiday season! While there are always tons of experiences to make your Myrtle Beach condo rental experience enjoyable, the holiday season brings about extra special events and spectacular opportunities for everyone in your group. During your end-of-the-year be....
* Brookgreen Gardens: The spring flowers may not yet be in full bloom, but beauty abounds year-round at Brookgreen Gardens. Featuring more than 9,000 acres of scenic Lowcountry landscapes and beautiful works of art, Brookgreen Gardens is the largest and oldest botanical sculpture garden on the East Coast. Although the winter weather might make it hard to see it all on a chilly day, admission is go....
Don't look now, but Halloween is just around the corner! This spooky, fun-filled holiday comes to life in Myrtle Beach, where area events bring locals and visitors together for some frightfully thrilling celebrations! If your beach getaway brings you to the area during late October, be sure to check out these exciting, festive experiences. Halloween on the Marshwalk Make your way down to Murre....
There's no greater time to hit the links than in the Fall. The kids are back in school, so it's the perfect time for a getaway with the buddies, and family destinations like Myrtle Beach see less traffic and crowds. With mild, comfortable temperatures, generally great weather, lower prices, and beautiful outdoor scenic views, there is no question that few experiences can rival an Autumn golf vacat....
It's almost the most wonderful time of the year in Myrtle Beach and the surrounding areas! With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's time to get started planning for your beach getaway to the Grand Strand for the best in Black Friday shopping experiences that are sure to make everyone on your holiday gift list smile from ear to ear! Explore some of the top shopping destinations in the Myrtle....
There's something very special about the Fall season- whether it's the arrival of Pumpkin Spice Lattes, the changing colors of the leaves, or the slight chill in the air, Myrtle Beach in Autumn is truly something amazing to behold. If you are looking to spend your vacation along the Grand Strand at a time when prices are lower, the beach is less crowded, and traffic is much more manageable, then ....
As the Summer season winds down in Myrtle Beach, locals and visitors alike look forward to all of the hustle, bustle, and excitement of another festive holiday season at the beach. If you've planned your late Fall beach escape for the second week in November, then you have to experience the immersive events to be found at the 36th Annual Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals. Taking place at the My....
In recent years, the Myrtle Beach downtown area has seen the revitalization and development of many exciting additions and events. The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, which opened in May 2010, stretches more than a mile along the heart of the coast, from 14th Avenue to the 2nd Avenue Pier, and hosts many new festivals and entertainment events throughout the year. This Fall, on October 6 and 7, the Myrtle ....
While many may prefer vacationing along the Grand Strand during the hot summer months, there are plenty of reasons for an Autumn beach escape to be a part of your Fall plans. Not only are temperatures much more bearable and comfortable, but many festivals and events arrive on the scene throughout the area. Between the beauty of the changing leaves, the much more manageable traffic, and the cozy a....
October is arguably one of the best times to spend your vacation in Myrtle Beach. Temperatures are in decline, bringing in fewer and fewer hot and humid days; leaves are developing beautiful hues of red, yellow, and orange; traffic becomes more manageable, and the Grand Strand hosts a bevy of exciting Fall Festivals. If you're traveling into the area during the weekend of October 13-14, be sure t....
Get ready to experience the sights and sounds of another Fall Bike Rally in Myrtle Beach beginning on September 29 and lasting through October 8, 2017. This event, which draws in thousands of visitors annually from all over the country and the world, carries on decades of celebrations and traditions, and this year's event is on track to be one of the largest Fall rallies in years. Located near....
There are so many perks that come with booking an Autumnal vacation along the Grand Strand. The weather is a bit cooler and less humid, the traffic is much more manageable, and the crowds are more sparse, making for an even more intimate experience in the Myrtle Beach area. Additionally, with the end of Summer vacation comes the onset of many enjoyable festivals that will take place throughout the....
Labor Day Weekend is quickly approaching, but you still have time to reserve your next beach getaway in one of our lovely condo rentals or beach homes. And with so many fun things to do in the area, your hardest decision might be narrowing your activities down! Labor Day is almost always synonymous with cook-outs and firing up the BBQ grill, so make sure you are prepared for a grilling good tim....
Get ready for hot wheels and revved up engines, as the 2017 Mustang Week festivities get underway in Myrtle Beach from September 4-10. All of the fun gets started on Tuesday, September 5, at Broadway at the Beach, where participants can gather for the annual Meet'n Greet from 1 pm. to 6 pm. This informal get-together is open to all Ford-powered Mustang and SVT drivers, so stop by and say hello....
The Hammock Coast, comprised of the South Strand and locations including Pawleys Island, Litchfield Beach, and Murrells Inlet, is renowned for its idyllic, natural scenery, exquisite dining establishments, and exciting beachside attractions. While many may know this area as a vacation destination, it continues to draw in an abundance of permanent residents year after year as well. Although it ma....
The Myrtle Beach and greater Grand Strand region of South Carolina is well-known for being one of the most sought-after vacation destinations on the East Coast of the United States. From the area's enticing beaches to entertainment and shopping hotspots to fabulous seafood and Southern dining experiences, Myrtle Beach offers a seemingly unlimited amount of fun and relaxation for all. Over time, ....
Back for another year of fantastic food and music, the Beach, Boogie, and BBQ Festival celebrates its 12th annual event on September 1 and 2, 2017 at the Market Common in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This late summer festival is the perfect way to maximize the foodie fun of your beach vacation. An Official BBQ Championship of South Carolina, the Beach, Boogie, and BBQ Festival awards upwards ....
Back for another year of fantastic food and music, the Beach, Boogie, and BBQ Festival celebrates its 12th annual event on September 1 and 2, 2017 at the Market Common in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This late summer festival is the perfect way to maximize the foodie fun of your beach vacation. An Official BBQ Championship of South Carolina, the Beach, Boogie, and BBQ Festival awards upwards ....
For most of us, one of our biggest fears is running out of spending money while on vacation. There's nothing worse than checking your bank account and realizing you've met your budget. While staying to your budget is important, we have come up with a few suggestions for making your dollars stretch further while you're enjoying your beach getaway in Myrtle Beach. Cook Meals In Your Condo Le....
With so many things to do and see during your Myrtle Beach vacation, it's difficult to narrow down exactly what to do! Especially when traveling with school-aged children, you may be on the lookout for something to keep those brains engaged during Summer vacation. One way to experience the beach with an educational twist is by taking your family to Myrtle Beach State Park for a variety of fun Summ....
There's nothing like a hot and humid Summer day in Myrtle Beach to have you begging for some relief! If you're looking to enjoy your vacation time outside, then try out one of the Grand Strand's thrilling water parks, and stay cool all Summer long! Myrtle Waves- Myrtle Beach, SC The towering slides of Myrtle Waves have long dotted the skyline along Highway 17 in Myrtle Beach. Located near B....
For the last 25 years, the Sons & Daughters of Italy- Myrtle Beach chapter have hosted a fun-filled Italian Festival along the Grand Strand. In recent years, the event has found a home in the Market Common, Myrtle Beach's upscale, luxury shopping and dining district. This year, on June 24 and 25, get ready to enjoy some of the greatest aspects of Italian culture when you attend the 25th Annual Fes....
From Murrells Inlet to North Myrtle Beach, there will be many incredible Independence Day celebrations taking place along the Grand Strand in 2017. Here are a few of our suggestions for your 4th of July Myrtle Beach vacation: Salute From the Shore Although Independence Day has come to be known as a fun-filled, joyous occasion, it is appropriate that, on this day of freedom, we pay tribute to tho....
The CUP Series, produced and managed by Championship Golf Tours & Events, will launch on September 6, 2017, "The Carrabba Cup." The GOLF SOCIAL EVENT will be played this Fall at The Founders Club and Myrtlewood Golf Course in Myrtle Beach. The event is scheduled to be offered every Wednesday afternoon (weather permitting).The CUP friendly foursome format does not require a handicap. All players wi....
It's time for your next Myrtle Beach vacation! You have your condo reserved, you have your packing lists made, but have you taken the time to see what's going on along the Grand Strand? Here are our top picks for early June happenings taking place this Summer! June 2-3: Sun Fun Festival The Sun Fun Festival started in 1951 and ran until 2011 before returning in 2016. This year, the festival run....
There's nothing like Summertime in Myrtle Beach. This year, you can enjoy a range of activities and events every night from June through August and into September at many of the most exciting areas along the Grand Strand. From North Myrtle Beach to Pawleys Island, check out these family-friendly attractions all Summer long! Make your North Myrtle Beach vacation rental experience extra special by ....
Celebrate Mom this Mother's Day in Myrtle Beach by treating her to some of the most relaxing and therapeutic experiences offered along the Grand Strand. Start your Mother's Day celebration off with a visit to one of the many day spas that can be found throughout the area. Located in the Market Common, Dolce Lusso Salon and Spa offers up a variety of spa packages that include specialty treatment....
What's better than a nice, juicy burger when you're enjoying a fabulous Myrtle Beach vacation? You could opt for the same-old, same-old options available at any number of fast-food eateries scattered around the Grand Strand, or you could try out one of the following establishments that each bring something unique to your burger experience!River City CafeThere are seven different River City Cafe lo....
Broadway at the Beach has been one of the most popular destinations in Myrtle Beach since its inception on July 4, 1995. Located centrally in the city, the shopping and dining district has grown in recent years to include more than 150 shops, more than 20 restaurants, as well as a 16-screen cinema and Big D Theatre. In Spring and Summer 2017, even more additions and upgrades will be coming to the ....
Sure, vacation usually means relaxing by the pool, indulging in delicious dinners, and enjoying escaping from the everyday stresses of life, but when you stay in the Pawleys Island area near Myrtle Beach, there are plenty of experiences that will keep you active while enjoying your much-needed vacation. If you're looking to burn some calories while having fun in Myrtle Beach, check out our Top Way....
Myrtle Beach is known for its amazing golf courses, fabulous shopping experiences, scrumptious dining establishments, and of course, its sandy beaches, but it's also gained notoriety due to the wide selection of entertainment options that are fun for the entire family. Voted one of the top family destinations in the country year after year, these 5 shows provide the perfect entertainment for every....
Myrtle Beach Bike Week is back in 2017! It's time to rev up those engines and head down to Myrtle Beach for the Spring Bike Rally. Also known as Harley Bike Week, the Spring Rally welcomes motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world for a week of celebration dedicated to all things motorcycle! A highly anticipated event since 1939, the rally takes place this year from May 12 to May 21.The Spring ....
There's a new park in town! Get your swimsuits and sunscreen ready because you'll never want to leave the North Myrtle Beach Shark Wake Park, offering up brand new attractions starting in May 2017!Located in the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex, the wake park is comparable to a skate park or BMX park, only on the pristine waters of a man-made, freshwater lake. The park features a 5-tower full-siz....
South Carolina native and Coastal Carolina University alum Dustin Johnson has made waves in the professional golf world for years and has recently risen to prominence as the No. 1 golfer in the world after top showings at Riviera and the Mexico Championship. Though he is the top player on the world stage today, his history with the Grand Strand has served as a foundational stepping stone of his go....
One of the absolute most scrumptious festivals of the year returns this May with the 36th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival, taking place on May 20 and 21, 2017. The festival has come a long way since its commencement in 1981, when it was just a small gathering of local folks. The Blue Crab Festival has grown in such a way that people from all over the country come to take part in this decade....
Myrtle Beach is kicking off festival season early in 2017, as the Horry County Fair returns for its second year starting April 7 and going through April 16. Hosted at the Myrtle Beach Speedpark, the event drew thousands in its inaugural year and proved to be a local success. If you miss the smell of funnel cakes, the roar of carnival rides, and the joy of all things fair-related, then you definite....
Just a week after the Irish festivities of Saint Patrick's Day, the Highland Games and Heritage Festival returns for its 2nd annual celebration of all things related to Scottish, Celtic, and Gaelic culture. On Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25, join the fun in the family-friendly event, which takes place at The Grand Park in Market Common.Experience the games, foods, music, and traditions o....
In February in the Myrtle Beach area, the weather begins to change. With sneak peaks at Spring temperatures, we look forward to blooming flowers, warmer weather, and beach days. However, most days and nights maintain that degree of bitterness that southerners associate with Winter. And what's a better combination to warm up in the late winter than hot, steamed oysters and a delectable Bloody Mary?....
From now until May 1, hundreds of baseball and softball teams from around the United States will embark on an epic Spring Training adventure with the Ripken Experience of Myrtle Beach. Both high school and NCAA teams have the opportunity to take advantage of the week-long sessions, and the number of teams taking part in this spring training event has risen from just 33 in the 2007 inaugural season....
Forty days before the culmination of Easter, those looking for a day of complete indulgence find revelry in the celebration of Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday. Mardi Gras historically and culturally represents the last day before the fast of Lent, in which many give up one or several of their own personal vices. This celebration has become secular in recent times, with people from all different backgro....
Beach Vacations is excited to announce the addition of Bali Bay Resort, a property that will continue to inspire the highest standards of modern luxury and clean-cut design. The condos at Bali Bay are sure to leave a last, positive impression on guests who choose Myrtle Beach as their vacation destination.This modern resort offers both ocean view and oceanfront condos that can accommodate groups a....
Few attractions can rival the thrill and excitement of beach-side amusement parks. Luckily for Bali Bay Resort guests, two of Myrtle Beach's best seaside attractions are right next door! Make the most of your Myrtle Beach vacation rental by spending time at Family Kingdom and Splashes Waterpark. Located just across the street from Bali Bay, Family Kingdom is the city's only ocean view amusement pa....
Some of the most striking geographical features in the Georgetown County area are the network of inlet marshes that meander inland along the coast. On the northern tip of the county, the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk offers up the unrivaled beauty of the sights and sounds of nature. Murrells Inlet is a quaint fishing town, well-known for its seafood and for its historic popularity with pirates, includi....
Valentine's Day brings with it the atmosphere and thrill of romance, and in North Myrtle Beach, there are plenty of ways to make this day extra special for you and your loved one. Since the holiday of love falls on a Tuesday in 2017, many locations around the Grand Strand have set aside Saturday, February 11 as the unofficial start of festivities. Get your Valentine's Day weekend off to a great st....
The time has come again to lace up those sneakers and prepare for the excitement and exhilaration that accompanies the Myrtle Beach Marathon! Back for its 20th Anniversary, the racing event is known for being one of the fastest and flattest in South Carolina and includes the Myrtle Beach Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, Grande Dunes 5k and Family Fun Run! Join all of the fun from March 2 t....
This month, Myrtle Beach welcomes back the Wedding Showcase, the Grand Strand's premier wedding exhibition, on January 29, 2017. From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., prepare to be amazed by all of the glitz and glamour of this bridal event. Whether you're a local bride or a bride who is planning a destination wedding on the beach, the Wedding Showcase has you covered for everything wedding!The Wedding Showcase ....
If you're still not sure how to spend your New Year's Eve in North Myrtle Beach, then look no further. We have you covered for some of the most exciting events of the entire year, as we welcome in a brand new 2017! House of BluesMusic fans can spend New Year's Eve at North Myrtle Beach's infamous House of Blues, which will have a special live performance by Corey Smith at 8 p.m. Enjoy the enterta....
There's no time for celebrating family, friends, and possibilities for the future like New Year's Eve. With nostalgia for the past and hope for the future, spend your time in Myrtle Beach enjoying the sights and sounds of the holiday. Here are some of the events taking place in Myrtle Beach this New Year's Eve: Market Common's Southern Times SquareVenture over to Market Common if you're looking fo....
Pizza has become somewhat of its own pop-cultural art form in the 21st Century. From Internet memes to apparel, pizza is an inescapable force in the United States today. Although places like Chicago, New York, and Naples (obviously) are infamous for distinct pizza styles and deliciousness, you can find a variety of wonderful pizza restaurants along the Grand Strand. Here are three of the top Pizza....
32nd Annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta Boat Parade in Little RiverOn November 26, the Little River Inlet will come alive with the beauty of Christmas! In its 32nd year, the Boat Parade will showcase decorated boats, as they travel along the inlet. Each participant (as well as viewers) is encouraged to donate new, unwrapped toys for local children who may be in need this holiday season. This m....
5. Legends in Concert Holiday Show If you long to see some of the music industry's greatest entertainers of all time performing in one venue, then check out Legends of Concert in Myrtle Beach. From now until December 21, experience the sounds of the holidays with performances from outstanding tribute artists portraying Elvis, the Blues Brothers, Dolly Parton, Nat King Cole, and Bobby Darin. This c....
What do Dolly Parton, mermaids, and pirates have in common? You can see them all when you visit the exciting dinner and show attraction Pirates Voyage in Myrtle Beach.Join Captain Blackbeard and his crew of miscreants for a swash-buckling matinee or evening adventure, where you and your family will be whisked into the Seven Seas. Blackbeard and his quartermaster, Calico Jack, are on a quest to rec....
An Adventure That's a Cut AboveAre you looking for something exciting and different to do while on your Myrtle Beach vacation? Do you enjoy being surrounded by nature and experiencing it all from a bird's eye view? If you answered yes, then look no further than Myrtle Beach's own Radical Ropes Adventure Park.With something for all ages, Radical Ropes offers visitors a once-in- a-lifetime opportuni....
The Myrtle Beach area is typically known for many things, from its numerous shopping districts to its sparkling beaches to its challenging golf courses. But for those of us who aren't quite skilled enough for standard golf, Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach offer an array of family-friendly mini-golf courses, and some of the area's top spots remain open in the colder season! If you're looking fo....
The Myrtle Beach Mini-Marathon will take place this year on October 22 and 23, with eventsand activities for everyone. All of the fun begins on Friday, October 21, when race participantscan arrive to pick up their event packets and instructions. Packets may be picked up at theHealth and Fitness Expo from 4-7pm on Friday or from 10:30 am to 5pm on Saturday.Three exciting racing experiences will tak....
With the holidays quickly approaching, there's no better time than now to begin your seasonal planning. One of the most highly-anticipated holiday events of the year returns to Myrtle Beach from November 10-13 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center's exhibit hall. The Dickens Christmas Show and Festival will take over the event space, with head-to-toe decorations and vendors honoring the Christmas ....
It’s a tradition almost as hotly anticipated as vacation itself (we said almost).Unfolding the beach chair, digging your toes in the sand, and devouring a new book.While there’s a time and place for “War and Peace,” we know the best reads to get are page-turners — think easy laughs, mystery and scandal, and, yes, maybe a bodice-ripper or two. We’ve found recomme....
Litchfield Beach and neighboring Pawleys Island are considered hot spot for great South Carolina country cooking and Lowcountry cuisine. Using fresh local ingredients, including seafood plucked from nearby waters and homegrown produce, these coastal communities are famous for serving food so good that folks drive from miles around for lunch and dinner.If you want to try other area restaurants, you....
Spring fever isn't the only ailment that brings guests to Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort this time of year. March Madness also sweeps through the South Strand, and college basketball fans have plenty of options for watching the all the tournament action. Running from March 15 to the championship game on April 4, March Madness is at its maddest at these five local spots:* Carolina Tavern: T....
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. And if you’re traveling to the beach with teens and tweens, it’s best to keep them occupied, rather than have to listen to complaints about boredom … th....
Whether you are doing something special for your own dad or the father of your children, you will find a wealth of opportunities on and around the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort property. Book him a tee time at the adjoining Litchfield Country Club, treat him to a delicious meal at the on-site Webster's Lowcountry Grill, or let him spend a relaxing day at the beach and oceanfront pool deck....
A long weekend is the perfect reason to take a short trip to the Grand Strand this Columbus Day. Beginning on Friday, October 7, there are so many things to experience all throughout the area, from Little River down to Murrells Inlet. Take advantage of the lower, autumn temperatures, as well as the lighter crowds and visit us during Columbus Day Weekend. One of the most beloved festivals from a....
Get ready to experience the sights and sounds of another Fall Bike Rally in Myrtle Beach beginning on September 26 and lasting through October 2. This event, which draws in thousands of visitors annually from all over the United States and the world, is going strong after decades of celebrations, and this year's rally is expected to be one of the largest Fall rallies in recent years. Located on th....
This Fall, there are festivals abounding along the Grand Strand. While there are so many events to choose from, visitors to Myrtle Beach should definitely keep an eye on the Market Common district, as we head into the Autumn season.The fun begins on September 24th with the Seacoast Artists Arts in Common Fall Festival. This two-day festival is sponsored by the Seacoast Artists Guild and will take ....
Autumn is the prime season for football, sweaters, and local festivals, most of which celebrate a special aspect of a community's distinct cultural or societal influences. Now in its 24th year, the St. John's Greek Festival of Myrtle Beach will continue to impress with its vibrant celebration of Greek culture at its finest. Honoring all of the glory of Greek culture, cuisine, and family fun, the ....
Although the Grand Strand may not be known primarily for its wine country landscapes and opportunities, in the last two decades, one vineyard has taken its place as the preferred wine-making and sampling locales in the Myrtle Beach area. Located in Little River, just north of North Myrtle Beach, La Belle Amie was first envisioned in the 1990s, and the first vineyards were cultivated in the spring....
There are few places across the globe that can lay claim to being the birthplace of a particular pop culture innovation. The Grand Strand holds bragging rights when it comes to dance, as it is the birthplace of the world-famous dance known as the Shag. Developed in the 1940s, the Shag provided a fun and rebellious escape from the day-to-day monotonies of life in coastal South Carolina. During thi....
While the thrill of Summer is on the way out, the allure of Autumn is just around the corner. Myrtle Beach keeps the excitement going this Fall on the Boardwalk with Shaggin'-n-September and the inaugural Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival. These are two experience you definitely won't want to miss! It all gets started this September, when on Saturdays, the Boardwalk area of downtown Myrtle Beach will ....
This Labor Day weekend, spare some time out of your vacation to experience one of Myrtle Beach's signature hospitality and tourism events. From September 2 to 4, visit Broadway at the Beach's Welcome Center and Pavilion Park Central and find yourself immersed in one of the best and most inventive food and beverage extravaganzas featured along the Grand Strand. For its seventh year, Coastal Uncorke....
If you're looking to take your vacation to the next level and experience the adventure and thrillsof the waters of the Myrtle Beach area, then be sure to check out Island AdventureWatersports. Located off of Dick Pond Road, in the Socastee area of the Grand Strand, IslandAdventure offers up an array of opportunities for visitors.Island Adventure features a diverse group of watercraft, including je....
There's nothing like an exciting stage production to finish off a hot day spent experiencing thewonders and sights of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. One of Myrtle Beach's most visited andcelebrated stage attractions is Calvin Gilmore's Carolina Opry, located accessibly off of Highway17 in Myrtle Beach.Gilmore had always been a fan of music, having started his career as an aspiring singer/song-write....
One of the most iconic areas of Myrtle Beach is its exciting Ocean Boulevard from 9 th to 11 thAvenue North. Along this stretch of seaside buildings and attractions, there is a little bit ofsomething for everyone who visits!Start your adventure down this section of Ocean Boulevard with a stop at Peaches Corner near9 th Ave. This oceanfront restaurant set up shop in Myrtle Beach in 1937. Named afte....
This summer, a shopping district and a local publication have teamed up to host the very firstannual Market Common Fashion Show featuring Grand Strand Magazine's Most Stylish. In theirfirst collaboration, the models of Grand Strand Magazine will walk the runway wearing clothes,accessories, and shoes from the shops and boutiques of the shopping district. This show is theperfect opportunity to see t....
On a hot summer day, there's no greater relief than spending time in the water. At MyrtleWaves, you and your family will be sure to stay cool while soaking up the Carolina sun inbeautiful Myrtle Beach.The fun begins less than two miles from the Atlantic Ocean, where Myrtle Waves hassomething for everyone in your group. For the thrill-seekers, the park offers water rides andslides like Night Flight....
It's time to gear up for Myrtle Beach's 15 th Anniversary Mustang Week, which takes place July18-24.The week begins on July 19 with a Meet n' Greet, which takes place at the Myrtle BeachConvention Center. The event is open to all Ford-powered Mustangs and SVTs and is set to runfrom 9:00am until 2:00pm. The Meet n' Greet is a fun, casual gathering that is sure to get theweek off to a great start.Al....
If you think you've seen it all when it comes to Grand Strand shopping, think again. The Hammock ShopsVillage in Pawleys Island, South Carolina provides a relaxing shopping experience that is far from typicalof today's mega malls and outlet shopping excursions. If you are looking for something different, thatoffers you the latest in shopping at your own pace, The Hammock Shops Village is especiall....
The Market Common district in Myrtle Beach is the center for posh shopping, upscale dining,and beautiful landscapes. Just a short drive from the Atlantic Ocean, the Market Commonprovides the opportunity for many exciting experiences in the 2016 summer season. Threeevents that will leave a lasting mark on your Myrtle Beach stay include complimentary carriagerides, Concerts on the Green, and Movies ....
Nothing quite says summer in America like baseball, and you can see the sights and hear thesounds of the game right in the heart of Myrtle Beach.The 2016 minor-league baseball season is in full swing, as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans take onother teams from around the country throughout the summer and early fall. Representing theChicago Cubs' at the Class A-Advanced level, baseball fans will delight a....
There's nothing like summer at the beach, and this year, Barefoot Landing will be providingenough summertime excitement to last a lifetime! From June 1 st through September 3 rd , theNorth Myrtle Beach shopping, dining, and entertainment center will offer up special guestappearances, live entertainment, music, kids' activities, and family experiences.Specifically, Barefoot Landing will have boardw....
In recent years, the number of running events has increased along the Grand Strand. This summer, a different kind of running event is coming to Myrtle Beach! Bring your best running shoes and a white t-shirt, as you take part in the 2016 Color Burst 5K race in Myrtle Beach on Saturday, June 4. It will take place at the Ticketreturn.com Field located at 1251 21st Avenue N in Myrtle Beach. The event....
Whether you're a NASCAR racing fan or just a lover of all things fast, you are sure to find excitement and exhilaration in the heart of Myrtle Beach between May 2 and November 1, 2016. The Myrtle Beach Speedway is now offering three thrilling opportunities for visitors who want to experience what it's like to be a race car driver. Jump in, buckle up, and get ready to hold on tight as you zoom arou....
This June, see picturesque Brookgreen Gardens like never before, as it offers up new exhibitions, special weekly events, as well as its own Art Festival on June 4 and 5. From March 5 to September 5, 2016, the site will host 12 epic LEGO brick sculptures in Brookgreen Gardens' own Native Wildlife Zoo. Artist and children's book author, Sean Kenney used nearly half a million giant LEGO blocks to cre....
Myrtle Beach is no stranger to car shows, and the first weekend in June brings one of its most altruistic. For the twenty-first time since 1995, Corvette and general car enthusiasts will meet on Saturday, June 4 for a fun-filled day of comradery, discussion, and exhibition. The "Corvettes at Myrtle Beach" Car Show will be held at the Celebrity Square area of Broadway at the Beach,from 9:00 AM to 3....
Throughout the summer season and beyond, the Myrtle Beach State Park offers many fun activities for families, adventurers, and nature lovers. Whether you are looking for a place to take in the beauty of Myrtle Beach's nature scene, catch your own Atlantic Ocean fresh fish, or challenge yourself with a bird-watching adventure, the Myrtle Beach State Park does not disappoint! Locals and visitors ali....
Oooh la la, zee love, zee romance, zee passion … zee Valentine’s Day.OK, we’ll can the bad French accent for a minute in order to relay to you some legitimate good news about spending February 14 in the South Strand: it’s fun, it’s gorgeous, and it’s not at all cheesy. So whether you’re a “Gimme a dozen red roses and keep ‘em coming” kin....
It’s no wonder that the South Strand destination that plays host to a famously popular art and music festival every year also lays claim to some fabulous galleries in which we can view and buy art.But contrary to its stuffy reputation, art buying, especially here in Pawleys Island and Litchfield, can be a fun and affordable way to broaden your mind, beautify your home, and bank away a vacati....
It’s not Christmastime until the first carols are sung, right? Nearby Myrtle Beach has some of the best holiday shows in the country at which we find the joy of the season crooned out by incredible talent. Grab a loved one or two, put on your holiday best, and get ready to smile. Grinches and Scrooges need not apply.When staying at Litchfield Beach and Golf, a number of fabulous Christmas pe....
You know it as soon as you darken the doorstep.This place is NOT kid friendly.The breakable stemware. The hushed tones. The glares from patrons and staff.So what’s a hungry family to do?Lucky for our littlest visitors, we in the South Strand love you, and we have loads of great spots where not only kiddos are welcome, but mom and dad will be pleased as well. Here are a few of our faves just ....
Sure, walking is great. We love it. We do it all the time. It’s the best way to get from point A to point B.But sometimes we just really don’t feel like it, you know? Or we get that need for speed… or at least that need for a little pep, zip and/or zoom.So, we rent.Along with the great network of walking / running / biking trails on the grounds of Litchfield Beach & Golf, ou....
Mom wants sushi. Dad wants shrimp and grits. Kids want the burgers-dogs-chicken finger trifecta.And you’re not making three stops.Lucky you, dear visitor, since the South Strand seems to know what you’re up against. We’re listing five of our favorite local restaurants that have a little bit of everything to please all palates.Here’s where to start, all within a short drive ....
It’s not that we’re fishing for compliments, really.But there are some things the South Strand does very well, and inshore and offshore adventures are among them.While staying at Litchfield Beach & Golf, you’re within casting distance of some fun, knowledgeable and reputable charter companies to take you out, hook you up, and reel your catch in for an incredibly memorable out....
What is it about warm weather that makes us go margarita crazy? Is it the refreshingly tart citrus flavors? That salted rim harkening to the ocean and its sea air? The festive, celebratory feeling that drinking one inspires?Oh, who are we kidding. It’s the tequila.Like many other classic cocktails, margaritas are having a moment. Beverage directors and libation specialists (they’re not....
Your vacation is precious.It happens but once a year so every detail has to be right. You plan and plan and plan some more, organizing every last minute of your time away.Then you become exhausted and decide to leave all that stuff to the pros.So you book a tour.Lucky are the visitors to the South Strand, for tour options are plentiful, affordable, diverse and just plain fun. And if you’re t....
Ahhhh, wine.You delicious little minx, you.You pick us up when we’re down, set a romantic mood, and celebrate with us in times of triumph.(Sometimes you can really kick our butts, however we’re not going to worry about that here.)It only makes sense that South Stranders — adapt at living the good life in an idyllic environment — also love to kick back with an aromatic,....
One of the most magical sights on the South Strand is but a few steps away.Brookgreen Gardens’ Nights of a Thousand Candles is back this year, and visiting the expansive garden grounds by twinkling lights is a must-do when staying at Litchfield Beach & Golf. Well, anywhere really, but you’re so close right now that it would be a shame not to.But this weekend — December 1....
What happens when the True North meets the Deep South?Eight days of springy, beach-y, good neighborly fun, that’s what.The 54th Annual Can-Am Days Festival returns to Myrtle Beach March 14-22, and promises all the fun, beauty and hospitality the Grand Strand is known for. Not to be overlooked, all activities are easily accessed from the idyllic (and slightly quieter) perch of the Litchf....
The South Strand is famous for its award-winning seafood restaurants, but the freshest catches are located just off the shore. The Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding tidal creeks and inlets are teeming with a wide variety of fish species, as well as shrimp, oysters, blue crabs and more. Visiting anglers can cut out the middle-man restaurants and go straight to the source by catching and cooking th....
Saturday, July 2* 33rd Annual Murrells Inlet Fourth of July Boat Parade: You've seen your share of parades on dry land, but this unique floating procession is unlike any other. Dozens of vessels, ranging from luxury yachts to small fishing boats, get decked out in their most patriotic colors and line up for a cruise through Murrells Inlet. Visitors line the banks and cheer as the flotilla make....
It’s hard to describe Brookgreen Gardens if you’ve never been there. 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. Do you hear the songbirds? And don’t forge....
When you stay at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, you’ve got plenty of options for how to spend your time. You can lounge at the beach or one of our pools, you can take advantage of preferred tee times at some of the best golf courses in the region, you can enjoy outstanding dining at Websters Lowcountry Grill or grab some Starbucks right onsite—and now you can also get surfing lessons fro....
The way we remember is changing. And that includes the way we remember our vacations.When we were kids, we’d buy a postcard, scribble in our journal, snap a photograph on film, or just tuck a memory away in our minds, brushing the dust away on cold and grey days to try and feel the light of the South Strand summer sun again.Now we Insta this, tweet that. Post a status, post a blog. We’re excha....
Yes, we’re supposed to relax on vacation.But at the expense of our well-earned physiques?Good news, folks, we can have it both ways — that is, take a load off without putting a load on.How?Be realistic. Don’t expect to spend hours intensely exercising if that’s just not in the cards. Instead, think maintenance, healthful choices, and unexpected calorie burns. Here’s w....
There are a lot of things we South Strand-ers consider major sources of pride.There are the pristine beaches, the world-famous Lowcountry cuisine, the fascinating history, the gorgeous inlet.And then there’s Brookgreen Gardens.This is one of the biggest attractions in the Myrtle Beach area for a reason; the sprawling grounds are jaw-droopingly gorgeous and always a delight for the senses. It....
There are so many great restaurants located along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk that it's hard to choose just one — so don't.Instead of enjoying a four-course meal at one of the dozen or so establishments connected by the wooden waterfront walkway, take a page out of Ernest Hemingway's memoir 'A Moveable Feast' and have one course each at four different restaurants. Take the short....
With the leaves beginning to turn from green to beautiful shades of yellow, orange, and red, it is clear that Fall is right around the corner. Embrace the cooler temperatures and lovely natural scenes with a visit to Brookgreen Gardens in Pawleys Island for one of its autumnal celebrations in 2016.The new season kicks off on October 1, when the gardens bring Fall to life on the South Strand with t....
Pop. Boom. Sizzle.There are few things more uniquely American than a good fireworks show, and it’s a tradition that — lucky for us — is enjoyed on July 4th and beyond all over the Grand Strand and quite close to Litchfield Beach & Golf. Here are some best bets for fireworks events on Independence Day, which fortuitously falls on a free-flowing Saturday this year, and all summ....
Folks can enjoy some wonderful sounds during their stay at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort - the waves crashing on the beach, the sea breeze blowing through the live oak trees, and best of all, the chirping of birds and cheering for birdies on our on-site golf course. But for those with an ear for music, you don't have to travel far to find the sweet sounds of live acts on local stages. Her....
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 ....
Packing for your family vacation can be so stressful that you need a longer getaway to recover from it. Relax and remember to pack light. The beauty of staying at Litchfield Beach Golf & Resort is you don't need to bring much to have a great vacation experience. The resort has so many amenities that you really don't have to leave the premises to have a good time, and even the surroundi....
In real estate, it’s the big question.Rent or buy?When talking South Strand vacations, there is no question.Rent, rent, rent.Whether it’s too big and bulky to bring from home or so out-of-this-world wild that you’d never own it in the first place, vacation rental accessories can elevate your trip to a convenient and affordable “Best Ever” status.What are the best item....
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…… and when you take the likelihood of frigid winter temperatures and travel-snarling snowstorms out of the equation, it’s positively sublime. Ahh, South Carolina!We love the holidays in Pawleys, Murrells and Litchfield, and it’s not just because of the mild clime. Here are some best bets for getting into the spirit of the sea....
When the first explorers trudged through the pristine marsh waters of the South Strand to settle the territory, they gazed out across the land and said:“This is where I shall plant my rice. This is where I shall dock my vessel.”“This is where I shall play my golf.”Or so we imagine.The links are as woven into the fabric of the Myrtle Beach area as shrimp and grits and riding....
The historic town of Pawleys Island might be old, small and slow-paced, but it knows how to throw one heck of a party. The highlight of the 'arrogantly shabby' resort town's social calendar — the Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art — is right around the corner, coinciding with the start of the fall season and the perfect time to visit, from Sept. 24 through Oct. 15.The three....
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.Located at the headwaters of the Black and Sampit Rivers and Intracoastal Waterway, Georgetown is ....
If there’s one thing worse than heading out on that great (as in big, vast — not wonderful) new year’s pledge known as the “I’m Getting Healthy Once and For All” routine, it’s being reminded of ways in which we can get healthy once and for all.Enough already. Can we please have the eggnog and cheese plates back?Sigh.But when getting back into the wellness ....
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!• Stay hydratedSome of the effects we think of when we think of being overheated are actually the effects of dehydration.....
The Litchfield in Pawley’s Island is one of the Myrtle Beach area’s most sought after accommodations, catering to avid golfers, event planners and anyone who is looking for a bit of a quieter stay among its 600 acres. Visitors love it for its access to the sprawling, gorgeous Brookgreen Gardens, on-site restaurants and spa, as well as the resort’s ridiculously fun pool and lazy r....
Who doesn’t adore a parade? Never mind. Don’t tell us. We don’t want to know.We just love them too much.Whether it’s a small town affair anchored by the high school marching band or a big to-do with gymnasts and fire trucks and a hailstorm of candy, municipalities and neighborhoods all around the South Strand throw their own brand of patriotic festivities. Regardless of whe....
The South Strand relishes its “endless summer” vibe.But the kids still have to go back to school, you know what we mean?Spending Labor Day weekend at Litchfield Beach & Golf means you get one last summertime hurrah — one last lazy beach day, one last over-the-top ice cream cone, one last sunset over the inlet.We get the importance of this ritualistic changing of the seasonal ....
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 ....
Featuring first-class accommodations, world-class amenities and true Southern hospitality, Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort offers the comfort, facilities and people power to host a variety of events - from family reunions and weddings to business meetings and golf outings. Best of all, you pick the dates and your preferences and let us handle all the details. Our professional staff of event pla....
Offering discounted offseason rates and last-minute specials, Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort provides the perfect winter retreat to help you shake the cold-weather blues. Offering luxurious accommodations, an indoor pool and other amenities, Litchfield Beach gives guests plenty to do on those chillier times, and even more outdoor activities for those sunny days.Litchfield Beach is making it ea....
We all know what she’s going to say.“Oh, you don’t have to get me anything for Mother’s Day!”Typical humble, selfless mom, right? But come on! Of course we have to do something!In addition to the perfectly thoughtful gift (we’ll leave that one up to you), a day of pampering and fun for mom is a must-do, and lucky for visitors to the Litchfield Beach & Golf R....
Cead Mile Failte…… to the South Strand, y’all.They say that everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. We say that everyone is welcome here at the beach. Put those two things together and we’ve got the makings for one seriously fun holiday.St. Paddy’s Day 2015 falls on a Tuesday – a serious bummer if you plan on, um, seriously partying. In addition, P....
More than 50,000 fans are expected to flock to downtown Myrtle Beach for the Second Annual Carolina Country Music Festival, and thousands more will be on the Grand Strand for summer vacation on the first weekend of June. But you can enjoy all the great country music acts while also escaping the big crowds in Myrtle Beach by staying at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort.Located 20 miles south of My....
We often forget that the United States is not that old — few cities even crest the two-century mark.Here in the Grand Strand, things sometimes seem especially young. We’ve got new hotels, new restaurants and new attractions that seem to pop up daily.Then we head a little south, to quaint Georgetown, S.C., and get a dose of what life was like so very long ago.When you head to Georg....
They call it “mall exhaustion.”We are all familiar — when shopping till we drop turns into frustration, fatigue, and eventually flopping out on one of those chairs in the middle of a store while our partner combs the sale racks… again. Bad Muzak, heavy perfume smells, and too many people all add up to swearing off shopping entirely.Beleaguered retail-phobes of the world ta....
Guests at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort have so many wonderful options for on-site entertainment that they could spend their entire vacation without leaving the property. But for those who wish to explore the beautiful Lowcountry scenery that surrounds Litchfield Beach, there are even more exciting opportunities, including a unique chance to travel back in time.No time machine is necessary, o....
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.1) Weather: Fall is a joy in Myrtle Bea....
Think about it: we’re taking stock of the summer season, reaping the bounty of our fields, and taking a breather from some oppressive heat. However, you know that pit-of-the-stomach uneasy feeling folks experience, where even the most beautiful fall is just a precursor to some brutal winter weather? Yeah, we don’t get that here.It’s all good, all the time.Anyway, Litchfield Beach....
Squeeeeeaaaaaaaall!!!OMG! You’re engaged? Congratulations! It’s so exciting, we literally can’t even.Well, OK, we can.We have to.This South Strand summer wedding isn't going to plan itself.With a sparkling ring on that finger and a lifetime with your beloved to look forward to, it’s easy to forget that wedding planning is hard work. But it can be fun, too, as long as yo....
It’s one of the biggest events of the year in the South Strand, and this is an extra-special 25th year.Celebrate the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art at — where else? — Litchfield Beach & Golf. We offer the widest array of accommodations at great prices, all within minutes of the action.This year’s festival kicks off on Friday, September 25, and heads well ....
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.Her....
From 1951 to 2011, Myrtle Beach's Sun Fun Festival, the longest-running event in the city's history, brought unforgettable experiences and entertainment to locals and vacationers for decades. The event marked the traditional start of the summer season but was placed on pause after the 2011 season. Now, after a five-year hiatus, the 2016 Sun Fun Festival returns and will take place from June 3-5 in....
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 fi....
Children visiting Myrtle Beach can also beat the heat with a trip to the Children's Museum of South Carolina, where they can exercise their minds as well as their bodies. 

Located at the corner of Kings Highway and Myrtle Place at the old Myrtle Beach Mall site, this 7,500 square foot educational attraction has been providing 'info-tainment' for children of all ages since opening at its curr....
There are many restaurants to choose from before, during or after shopping.  From Abuelo’s Mexican, Cracker Barrel, Lil Tokyo Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, Red Lobster, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Sticky Fingers and Texas Roadhouse.  Don’t forget to grab that Frozen Yogurt, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, Ice cream from Marbleslab, Cookies from Mrs. Fields or that cup of joe from Starbucks. ....
The Grand Strand Turkey Trot 2011 November 24 @ 8:00 AM Please join the fun event Thanksgiving morning.  They have a 8k, 5k, 1 mile and the Tot Trot. A Family Event with races for all!   Entering its 5th year the 'Myrtle Beach' Grand Strand Turkey Trot at Grand Park in Market Common , Myrtle Beach, SC (the original and only Turkey Trot in Myrtle Beach) is now a part of the local holi....
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. The charming fishing village of Murrells Inlet is only about five miles north of Litchfield Beach Resort, and offers plenty of fun and entertainment. For....
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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.Less than three miles from Litchfield Beach and Golf R....
'My family and I planned a trip to Myrtle Beach for a couple weeks in August and we stayed at the beautiful Litchfield Beach in Pawley’s Island.  We booked a Friday night reservation for Medieval Times and everyone loved it! Our friends from home took their family to Medieval Times last year and encouraged us to purchase the “Kings Royalty Package” that gave us front row seats.  T....
Here at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, our goal is to provide you with a vision and to help that become a reality for your special event of a lifetime. Let us cater to your every need here at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort. We help make planning your wedding or event a fun and simple process by providing in-house food, drink, setup and location. We can also recommend a variety of local v....
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, withi....
The Grand Strand is gearing up for what will be the biggest country music festival in the southeast this summer when the Carolina Country Music Festival hits Myrtle Beach! This three-day festival runs from June 5-7, 2015 and will feature some of country music's biggest stars including Lady Antebellum, Eric Church, Hunter Hayes, Big and Rich and a host of other headliners and up-and-coming acts. Al....
Whether you're a lifeguard, Crossfit freak, weekend warrior or beach lover, you don't want to miss the 2015 Native Sons Salt Games, taking place on Saturday May 30 and Sunday May 31. This two-day event is filled with a variety of athletic competitions and live entertainment, all taking place on the beach and on the former grounds of the Pavilion in downtown Myrtle Beach.The festivities kick off on....
Stachybotrys chartarum, Cladosporium, Aspergillus: scary sounding words, and the scientific terms for mold that can grow in buildings. A stubborn problem in many structures, black mold poses significant health and property issues and can be a headache to take on. Here are some important facts from the Center for Disease Control:Molds are extremely common in buildings and have a tendency to grow an....
Myrtle Beach is a beautiful area and while it may be known for amusement parks and man-made attractions, there's plenty of fun to be had among nature! The next time you're vacationing in Myrtle Beach, be sure to try some of these fun nature-based activities:Pier FishingMyrtle Beach and the surrounding Grand Strand offer several area piers that are perfect for a full day of fishing fun. In North My....
Planning on being in Myrtle Beach for Labor Day? Of course you are! And while there's plenty of fun to be had on the beach and around the Grand Strand, one of the craziest events is taking place inland in the Carolina Forest area with the fourth annual Dirty Myrtle Mud Run! Whatever you do, don't wear your best workout clothes to this muddy competition!The event kicks off on Saturday, August 30th ....
There is a huge buzz surrounding the opening of the brand spanking new North Myrtle Beach Sports and Parks complex, which took place earlier in the week. The facility kicked things off with the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic softball tournament, featuring 17 teams from several states. The six total baseball/softball fields accommodate several games at once, and there are also eight batting cages ....
We all know about the man-made attractions of the Grand Strand, like Broadway at the Beach, the Boardwalk and Barefoot Landing, and we all know that those are great places to have fun. But, did you know that there are plenty of pristine and unspoiled areas to enjoy all the natural beauty of the South Carolina coast? Here are a few great suggestions to relax and take in the picturesque scenes this ....
We're looking forward to seeing travelers begin arriving for their summer vacations to Barefoot Resort. With modern accommodations, beautiful scenery and fantastic location just inland from the beautiful North Myrtle Beach coast, it's no wonder why so many guests return year after year!One of the best aspects of Barefoot Resort is its location right across the waterway from Barefoot Landing, a fav....
It's a well-known fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In fact, a recent survey involving four participants, 75% responded that their days went better with a great meal in the morning. We're not sure how scientifically accurate those results are, but three out of four can't be wrong, right?And hey, you're on vacation! Skip the grapefruit or granola and splurge! Here are some ....
Delicious, succulent blue crab. Some call it manna from heaven, other refer to it as the candy of the ocean. OK, we're not sure who those people are, but we can all agree that nothing says good times like fresh steamed blue crabs, live music and warm, sunny weather! That's what you'll get when you attend the 33rd Annual Little River Blue Crab Festival on Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18.....
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