Rain or shine, you always bowl a strike with a Myrtle Beach trip

Rain or shine, you always bowl a strike with a Myrtle Beach trip

Experience some of the best bowling in town!
 
Sway your way into summer with country music’s biggest stars and Bay View on the Boardwalk

Sway your way into summer with country music’s biggest stars and Bay View on the Boardwalk

Plan today your visit to Myrtle Beach for the Carolina Country Music Festival.
 
Join Our Holiday Hunt — Where Sharing Joy Is a Snap (or 5)!

Join Our Holiday Hunt — Where Sharing Joy Is a Snap (or 5)!

Have fun this holiday season at Bay View and see if you can finish the Holiday Hunt in Myrtle Beach.
 
It’s Never Too Early to Plan a Trip for Spring and Summer 2018

It’s Never Too Early to Plan a Trip for Spring and Summer 2018

Get ready for a great New Year's Eve Sale and save for your 2018 vacation to Myrtle Beach.
 
Welcome 2018 in Grand Strand Style

Welcome 2018 in Grand Strand Style

Come and celebrate with Bay View Resort in Myrtle Beach style!
 
Myrtle Beach Lights up the Seaside for the Holiday Season

Myrtle Beach Lights up the Seaside for the Holiday Season

Ready to celebrate the holiday season at the beach? We have some of the best light displays you won't want to miss.
 
Catch the Christmas Spirit at One of Myrtle Beach’s Many Holiday Shows

Catch the Christmas Spirit at One of Myrtle Beach’s Many Holiday Shows

Myrtle Beach has so much to offer, but the holidays shed a new light on great things to do, check out the holiday shows you won't want to miss.
 
It Pays to Book Your 2018 Myrtle Beach Vacation Early with Our Cyber Sale

It Pays to Book Your 2018 Myrtle Beach Vacation Early with Our Cyber Sale

Planning ahead will help you save money, so get ready for some awesome cyber deals this holiday season.
 
Best Plan of Attack for Black Friday Shopping at Coastal Grand Mall in Myrtle Beach

Best Plan of Attack for Black Friday Shopping at Coastal Grand Mall in Myrtle Beach

We have you covered for Black Friday Shopping here in Myrtle Beach, check it out.
 
4 Reasons to Make Early Plans for the Spring Season in Myrtle Beach

4 Reasons to Make Early Plans for the Spring Season in Myrtle Beach

It is never too early to begin planning that next beach vacation, see some great tips and reasons to start planning your spring trip in the fall.
 
Visit These Local Haunts During Your Halloween in Myrtle Beach

Visit These Local Haunts During Your Halloween in Myrtle Beach

As the weather changes to a little bit cooler temperatures, we know that Halloween is right around the corner and Myrtle Beach knows how to celebrate!
 
Fall in Myrtle Beach Is Paradise for Nature Lovers

Fall in Myrtle Beach Is Paradise for Nature Lovers

The heat is gone and the streets are less crowded, how about getting outside and really enjoying nature, here are a few ways you can do that this fall right here in Myrtle Beach.
 
Myrtle Beach’s Top 5 Sports Bars for Watching Your Favorite Team

Myrtle Beach’s Top 5 Sports Bars for Watching Your Favorite Team

To the sports fanatic, fall means one thing ... football. If you are a college fan or NFL fan, we have some of the top spots you will want to go to cheer on your team.
 
Myrtle Beach Restaurants Put Their Best Food Forward at Taste of the Town

Myrtle Beach Restaurants Put Their Best Food Forward at Taste of the Town

Discover the tastes of Myrtle Beach under one roof and enjoy all of the festivities with Taste of the Town.
 
Fall Sun & Fun Rewards Program Offers Freebies, Discounts at Top Myrtle Beach Attractions

Fall Sun & Fun Rewards Program Offers Freebies, Discounts at Top Myrtle Beach Attractions

Check out the rewards you get when staying this fall season at the Bay View Resort.
 
Top 5 Places to Play Your Favorite Video Games in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Places to Play Your Favorite Video Games in Myrtle Beach

Need a virtual experience and play some of those video games you are missing, only on a rainy day? We have you covered, check out our list of favorite places to head to for that arcade fix.
 
Myrtle Beach Festivals Highlight Active Autumn Social Calendar

Myrtle Beach Festivals Highlight Active Autumn Social Calendar

Fall is such a wonderful time to visit the Grand Strand. Check out the events that are happening.
 
Shopping With a View: Top 5 Souvenir Stores on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Shopping With a View: Top 5 Souvenir Stores on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

The Boardwalk offers so much fun and we wanted to show you the top places to buy that special souvenir to take home as a memory of your Myrtle Beach vacation.
 
Family Kingdom Offers Three Parks in One in Myrtle Beach

Family Kingdom Offers Three Parks in One in Myrtle Beach

Ready for the fun thrills of rides, entertainment and tasty food, head to Family Kingdom that will help you achieve all three in one spot.
 
On-Pier Dining Is Plentiful, Delicious in Myrtle Beach

On-Pier Dining Is Plentiful, Delicious in Myrtle Beach

On the water dining brings on an entire new experience, check out some great options for your next Myrtle Beach vacation.
 
Say Farewell to Summer with a Fun Labor Day Weekend in Myrtle Beach

Say Farewell to Summer with a Fun Labor Day Weekend in Myrtle Beach

Just because summer is ending doesn't mean you don't get to come to the beach. Check out some amazing reasons to visit Myrtle Beach post summer.
 
Myrtle Beach State Park Offers Dolphins and Turtles and Crabs, Oh My!

Myrtle Beach State Park Offers Dolphins and Turtles and Crabs, Oh My!

Head to one of the state parks and discover an entire new world.
 
How to Plan the Perfect Family Reunion in Myrtle Beach

How to Plan the Perfect Family Reunion in Myrtle Beach

Gathering the family and heading on vacation can be a daunting task. Here is some advise to help you in that planning process.
 
Play the Bay View on the Boardwalk Scavenger Hunt

Play the Bay View on the Boardwalk Scavenger Hunt

Guests who stay and play at Bay View on the Boardwalk have already found the ultimate oceanfront treasure in Myrtle Beach. With the famed 1.3-mile Myrtle Beach Boardwalk running through the property, Bay View guests have a perfect path to all the great attractions, restaurants, shops and nightlife in the heart of the downtown district.
 
What’s New in Myrtle Beach? Dave & Buster’s Opens Its Doors

What’s New in Myrtle Beach? Dave & Buster’s Opens Its Doors

The temperature isn't the only thing heating up this summer in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina — so is the action at Broadway at the Beach. The popular hot spot for attractions, shopping, dining and nightlife has added several new features this summer, none more anticipated than the Grand Strand area's first Dave & Buster's, the ultimate sports bar and arcade.
 
Celebrate the Fourth of July in True Myrtle Beach Style at Bay View on the Boardwalk

Celebrate the Fourth of July in True Myrtle Beach Style at Bay View on the Boardwalk

The Fourth of July is such a big holiday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, that the biggest issue isn't finding something fun to do, but deciding WHICH fun things to do. Featuring patriotic parades (on water and dry land) by day and fireworks shows by night, the 60-mile stretch of coastline known as the Grand Strand goes all out to celebrate Uncle Sam's birthday.
 
Get Wet and Wild with the Top 5 Water Sports in Myrtle Beach

Get Wet and Wild with the Top 5 Water Sports in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach offers just as many water-based activities as fun and games on dry land. Check out this list of the Grand Strand's most popular water sports.
 
Bone Up on the New Beach Laws in Myrtle Beach

Bone Up on the New Beach Laws in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is known as the Sun Fun Capital, and both the city and Bay View on the Boardwalk want you and your family to have a great time during your stay. But we also want you to be safe and stay out of trouble with the beach patrol and lifeguards, who enforce the rules and regulations on the sand and in the surf.
 
Myrtle Beach Throws One Big, Summer-Long Party

Myrtle Beach Throws One Big, Summer-Long Party

Myrtle Beach knows how to throw a great party, especially during the summer months when everyone is ready for a good time. Featuring free fireworks shows, live music, kids’ festivals and more, the Grand Strand hosts one big three-month party every year for visitors to enjoy.
 
Get Hooked on Fishing in Myrtle Beach

Get Hooked on Fishing in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is very much what you would call an "-ing" town — you know, as in action verbs like relaxing, surfing, golfing, dining and shopping. But one often-overlooked activity can be found in the Atlantic Ocean just steps away from Bay View on the Boardwalk — fishing.
 
Enjoy Free Family Entertainment at Myrtle Beach’s Hot Summer Nights

Enjoy Free Family Entertainment at Myrtle Beach’s Hot Summer Nights

In the summer, Bay View on the Boardwalk offers lots of fun in the sun by day and easy access to free family entertainment every night thanks to the Hot Summer Nights series on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. No need to plan a big night out on the town when the party is happening just a few steps away.
 
Top 5 Places to Snap the Best Instagram Photos in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Places to Snap the Best Instagram Photos in Myrtle Beach

Social media has revolutionized everything in the modern world, even the traditional family vacation photos. The act of preserving your Myrtle Beach vacation memories, which used to involve a roll of film and flash bulbs, has gone digital, online and unlimited - from the Kodak Instamatic to Instagram on the internet in the blink of a half-century.
 
Celebrate a Patriotic Memorial Day Weekend in Myrtle Beach

Celebrate a Patriotic Memorial Day Weekend in Myrtle Beach

Unofficially, Memorial Day weekend serves as the kickoff to the summer season in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Officially, it's a holiday designed to honor our American servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Fortunately for visitors to the Grand Strand, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate both the official and unofficial versions of the special date.
 
Bay View on the Boardwalk Offers Front-Row Seat to Summer Fireworks in Myrtle Beach

Bay View on the Boardwalk Offers Front-Row Seat to Summer Fireworks in Myrtle Beach

The skies over Myrtle Beach come alive with flying colors during the summer months, and guests at Bay View on the Boardwalk have a front-row seat to the see the fireworks exploding over the Atlantic Ocean. Located in the heart of the downtown district on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront, Bay View on the Boardwalk offers one of the best views of the best show in town.
 
Top 5 New Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in 2017

Top 5 New Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in 2017

Longtime Myrtle Beach visitors already know how many fun things there are to do and see on the Grand Strand, but they are in store for even more in 2017. Whether you are returning to the scene of past good times or making a first-time visit, you will find even more entertainment, dining and shopping attractions to choose from during your trip to Myrtle Beach in 2017. Guests at Bay View on the Boardwalk are in the perfect position to check out all the old classics and new venues. With the 1.2-mile Myrtle Beach Boardwalk adjoining the resort property, guests can take a short stroll down the oceanfront walkway to the Hot Summer Nights concert series, the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel and more. They’re also not far from these new and coming attractions in 2017:
 
Top 5 Happy Hour Hot Spots on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Top 5 Happy Hour Hot Spots on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Every hour is happy hour when you are vacationing in sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and staying at the luxurious Bay View on the Boardwalk. Located on the popular Myrtle Beach Boardwalk in the downtown district, Bay View on the Boardwalk is only a short oceanfront stroll from several local restaurants and bars that go the extra mile to make happy hour special.
 
Top 5 Specialty Dessert Destinations in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Specialty Dessert Destinations in Myrtle Beach

There's something about a beach vacation that sends a green-light signal your sweet tooth. Whether it's the heat of a day at the beach or childhood memories that make you crave an ice cream cone or a funnel cake, the appeal of sweet treats are part of the experience. Guests at Bay View on the Boardwalk don't have to travel very far to find some of the sweetest specialty desserts in town. Here are five of our guests' favorite nearby places to satisfy their cravings for sweet treats while they're in town:
 
Seacoast Artists Guild Headlines April Events at The Market Common

Seacoast Artists Guild Headlines April Events at The Market Common

There's a lot more than spring flowers blooming at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach. So are the fun events on the April social calendar, beginning and ending with arts-and-crafts festivals hosted by the Seacoast Artists Guild. These events provide perfect April bookends for Bay View on the Boardwalk guests to spend a day soaking up the local arts scene.
 
Cafe Old Vienna Brings Authentic European Cuisine to Downtown Myrtle Beach

Cafe Old Vienna Brings Authentic European Cuisine to Downtown Myrtle Beach

You don't have to travel to Europe to experience the best in German and Austrian cuisine. In fact, Cafe Old Vienna in downtown Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, serves some of the most authentic Bavarian dishes on this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
 
2017 Springtime Festivals in Myrtle Beach

2017 Springtime Festivals in Myrtle Beach

The weather is starting to heat up in Myrtle Beach, and with winter behind us there are so many events and festivals to look forward to in the spring time here in Myrtle Beach, SC. Check out our listings below for all of the festivals, shows and things to do this spring, held throughout the Grand Strand:
 
Experience a True Taste of Myrtle Beach at New South Brewing

Experience a True Taste of Myrtle Beach at New South Brewing

St. Louis has Budweiser, Milwaukee has Miller, Colorado has Coors, and Myrtle Beach has ... anybody? Longtime locals and visitors know the answer, and Grand Strand newcomers and vacationers should make a point to discover it - New South Brewing.
 
Take a Pub Crawl Along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Take a Pub Crawl Along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Bay View on the Boardwalk offers guests direct access to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, which is perfect for folks who like to stroll to the nearby attractions, restaurants and shops in the downtown district. It also provides a unique experience for visitors who like to enjoy a few cold ones during their beach retreat and explore new watering holes on a pub crawl.
 
New Dave & Buster’s Headlines New Broadway at the Beach Venues

New Dave & Buster’s Headlines New Broadway at the Beach Venues

Longtime visitors to Myrtle Beach's famed Broadway at the Beach will notice some major changes to the complex this season, but none more obvious than the altered skyline of Celebrity Square. Gone is the iconic pyramid that was home to Hard Rock Cafe for two decades, and in its place is a new popular hot spot — the Grand Strand's first Dave & Buster's.
 
View Vintage Vehicles at Run to the Sun Car Show

View Vintage Vehicles at Run to the Sun Car Show

There are a few telltale signs of springtime on the Grand Strand — the blooming azaleas and wildflowers, the arrival of golfers and spring-break vacationers, and the appearance of countless classic cars cruising through downtown Myrtle Beach. It's that time of year again when the Run to the Sun Car Show returns to Myrtle Beach, bringing caravans of vintage hot rods and muscle cars to town March 16-18 for three full days of activities. Held by the Pee Dee Street Rodders, the 29th annual edition of this popular fundraiser welcomes hundreds of classic cars and thousands of classic-car enthusiasts to town for a celebration of American automotive craftsmanship.
 
Find Great Food, Good Times at Restaurants and Bars on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Find Great Food, Good Times at Restaurants and Bars on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

At Bay View on the Boardwalk, going out to eat in Myrtle Beach is as easy as putting one foot in front of the other. That's because our resort adjoins the famed Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and is located in the heart of the downtown dining district — so great food and good times are never more than a short stroll down the beach, Ocean Boulevard or the Boardwalk. Here's a list of some of our guests' favorite nearby spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, late-night snacks and adult beverages:
 
2017 Sun & Fun Rewards Package Is Your Ticket to Good Times in Myrtle Beach

2017 Sun & Fun Rewards Package Is Your Ticket to Good Times in Myrtle Beach

One of the biggest advantages to spending your Myrtle Beach vacation at Bay View on the Boardwalk is our popular Sun & Fun Rewards program, and this year's bonus package is bigger and better than ever before. Featuring free passes and discounts on more than a dozen of Myrtle Beach's top attractions, the 2017 Sun & Fun Rewards package is overflowing with family fun and big savings. Bay View at the Boardwalk guests receive one free admission per room to the selected attractions, as well as discounted tickets for additional guests. It all adds up to a potential savings of about $100 per day for a family of four, not to mention the other perks that come from simply being our guests. Here's a sneak peek at this year's Sun & Fun Rewards lineup:
 
Make Bay View on the Boardwalk your Front-Row Seat to the Carolina Country Music Festival

Make Bay View on the Boardwalk your Front-Row Seat to the Carolina Country Music Festival

The Third Annual Carolina Country Music Festival is right around the corner, and Bay View on the Boardwalk takes you even closer to the concert event of the summer. Located near the CCMF venue in the heart of downtown Myrtle Beach, Bay View on the Boardwalk is prime real estate for festival attendees. And just as the tickets to the June 8-11 concert event of the year are going fast, so is your chance to stay a short walking distance away from the stage and save up to 40 percent off your accommodations at Bay View on the Boardwalk.
 
Five Super Spots to Watch the Super Bowl in Myrtle Beach

Five Super Spots to Watch the Super Bowl in Myrtle Beach

Just because you are visiting Myrtle Beach on Super Bowl weekend doesn't mean you have to miss the big game. In fact, guests at Bay View on the Boardwalk have a wide variety of Super Bowl parties they can attend on the Grand Strand. Catch the Feb. 5 game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots in the privacy of your oceanfront room at Bay View on the Boardwalk, or check out one of these Super Bowl bashes:
 
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre a Killer Show at HOB Myrtle Beach

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre a Killer Show at HOB Myrtle Beach

The House of Blues' founding principles are "Peace, Love, Blues" — but on certain nights at the North Myrtle Beach restaurant/music venue, things can get downright murderous. In a special event that is truly to die for, the House of Blues presents Murder Mystery Dinner Theater — an intriguing and entertaining evening out for a great meal and a real "whodunit?" that gives our guests at Bay View on the Boardwalk a unique opportunity enjoy a killer night on the town.
 
Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen Coming Soon to Broadway at the Beach

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen Coming Soon to Broadway at the Beach

The "Queen of Southern Cuisine" might not be quite ready to ring the dinner bell in Myrtle Beach, but let's just say the biscuits are in the oven. After popular chef/restaurateur Paula Deen expands her latest line of country-cooking eateries to the Grand Strand's already tasty dining lineup sometime this spring, guests at Bay View on the Boardwalk are welcome to belly up to the supper table and enjoy a heaping helping of stick-to-your-ribs Southern food and hospitality.
 
It’s Time to Plan Your 2017 Spring Golf Getaway to Myrtle Beach

It’s Time to Plan Your 2017 Spring Golf Getaway to Myrtle Beach

It's that time of year when the golf clubs go to the garage or spend the winter in the trunk of your car for a long, chilly hibernation. Those sunny days on the links might seem like a distant light at the end of a dark, par-5 tunnel, but they're not as far away as you might think. Myrtle Beach's spring golf season will be here faster than you can shout "Fore!" Speaking of fore, here are four reasons to start planning your 2017 Grand Strand spring golf getaway at Bay View on the Boardwalk:
 
Make Your Myrtle Beach Bucket List for 2017

Make Your Myrtle Beach Bucket List for 2017

So, how long has it been since you scratched an item off your bucket list? If you are like most busy Americans, your bucket keeps filling up and will eventually overflow if you keep adding to your list of things to do faster than you can actually do them. It's time to draw a line in the Grand Strand sand and start knocking out your bucket list in true Myrtle Beach fashion.
 
Myrtle Beach Is the Place to Be for New Year’s Eve

Myrtle Beach Is the Place to Be for New Year’s Eve

Got any plans for New Year's Eve? Now you do. Head to Myrtle Beach for the weekend and ring in 2017 with a bang — the many parties, fireworks shows and other festivities are sure to make your holiday one to remember. Stay at Bay View on the Boardwalk, and you’ll be right in the middle of all the action. Here are some of the highlights of fun things to do on the Grand Strand as you count down the final hours of 2016:
 
Myrtle Beach Offers Special Events, Fun Festivals in 2017

Myrtle Beach Offers Special Events, Fun Festivals in 2017

You can always find plenty of fun at and around Bay View on the Boardwalk, but some weekends are bigger than others. Located in the heart of the downtown oceanfront district, Bay View on the Boardwalk puts you in the middle of all the action, especially some of the great festivals on the Grand Strand. Here’s a sneak peek at some events in 2017 to look forward to as you plan your next Myrtle Beach vacation:
 
Celebrate the Holiday Season at Bay View on the Boardwalk

Celebrate the Holiday Season at Bay View on the Boardwalk

The holiday season is a special time of year on the Grand Strand, and Bay View on the Boardwalk is the best place to spend your Myrtle Beach holiday vacation. From Christmas parades and shows to special events and light displays, there are plenty of things to do that will put your family in the holiday spirit. Here are some of the top events worth the trip to Myrtle Beach:
 
Brookgreen Gardens Offers Fun, Educational Programs for Kids

Brookgreen Gardens Offers Fun, Educational Programs for Kids

At first glance, a visit to Brookgreen Gardens might seem more like a getaway for grownups. After all, the picturesque statues and Lowcountry landscape aren't necessarily "trending" with tots, teens, and tweens. But this expansive 9,100-acre property has much more to offer its guests than beautiful works of art and nature – especially for kids with curious minds.
 
Start Planning Your 2017 Myrtle Beach Vacation Today

Start Planning Your 2017 Myrtle Beach Vacation Today

It's never too early to start planning your 2017 Myrtle Beach vacation, and Bay View on the Boardwalk is the place you want to be. Of all the oceanfront resorts on the Grand Strand, none offer the close and convenient access to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and all the attractions of the downtown district like Bay View on the Boardwalk. And with our annual Cyber Sale coming soon, guests can take advantage of our guaranteed lowest rates and lock in their vacation plans for the upcoming year. Here are a few reasons to book your next Myrtle Beach vacation early and start counting down the days to fun:
 
Celebrate the Holiday Season at the Beach Ball Classic

Celebrate the Holiday Season at the Beach Ball Classic

The Christmas season on the Grand Strand features all the traditional holiday celebrations — parades, live music and shows, and Santa Claus sightings. But unlike other locales, Myrtle Beach also hosts two major high school basketball tournaments that magically transform the Strand into a hoops wonderland for folks who can't get enough top-flight basketball action.
 
Explore the Grand Strand in Style With Carolina Safari Jeep Tours

Explore the Grand Strand in Style With Carolina Safari Jeep Tours

Most longtime Myrtle Beach vacationers have seen the Grand Strand from many different angles and vantage points — from dry land, from the ocean and maybe even from high up in the sky while parasailing, zip-lining or riding the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. But few visitors get to see a small slice of the coastal Lowcountry that you can only experience through Carolina Safari Jeep Tours.
 
Take a Break From the Beach for a Myrtle Beach River Cruise

Take a Break From the Beach for a Myrtle Beach River Cruise

Guests at Bay View on the Boardwalk have the beach and ocean right in their backyard, but some prefer calmer waters. Myrtle Beach is more than happy to oblige with several riverboat cruises offering unique perspectives of the Grand Strand via the Intracoastal Waterway and other coastal creeks and rivers. Fall is the perfect time to experience the scenic beauty of Myrtle Beach from the observation deck of a cozy cruise boat. Here's a list of some of the best riverboat cruises on the Strand:
 
Eat, Drink and Be Merry at Myrtle Beach’s Taste of the Town

Eat, Drink and Be Merry at Myrtle Beach’s Taste of the Town

So many great Grand Strand restaurants, so little time to try them all during your Myrtle Beach vacation. Guests at Bay View on the Boardwalk often say that their wish list of places to dine gets longer every time they return. Yet there are certain old standards that have become family vacation traditions, and a trip to Myrtle Beach wouldn't be complete without a visit.
 
Road Improvements Provide Easy Access for Myrtle Beach Visitors

Road Improvements Provide Easy Access for Myrtle Beach Visitors

There was a time when Myrtle Beach visitors relied on two main thoroughfares to get around the Grand Strand — Highway 501 and Kings Highway. While those routes will still take you to the heart of the Myrtle Beach downtown district and Bay View on the Boardwalk, our guests now have lots of alternatives for navigating the Carolina coast and getting to, from and around the Grand Strand. Although offseason visitors don't have to worry too much about traffic, here are some of the locals' favorite roads for avoiding the more popular routes:
 
Take Home a Piece of Myrtle Beach at Local Souvenir Shops

Take Home a Piece of Myrtle Beach at Local Souvenir Shops

You can't take the beach with you, but you can carry home a small keepsake or two to remind you of your Myrtle Beach vacation. And, of course, you can't leave the Grand Strand without picking up a few gifts for loved ones back home. Whether you’re looking for a memento or a tacky T-shirt, you can find it all at the many souvenir shops and gift boutiques in Myrtle Beach. Some of the best bargain-hunting hot spots are just a short stroll away from Bay View on the Boardwalk....
 
Celebrate Fall Harvest at L.W. Paul Living History Farm

Celebrate Fall Harvest at L.W. Paul Living History Farm

Guests at Bay View on the Boardwalk have a wide selection of attractions, dining, nightlife and shopping options by simply taking a short stroll from our backyard down the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. But if you and your family want to take a unique journey back in time, it's only about a 40-minute drive away at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm in rural Horry County.
 
Enjoy Jumbo-Sized Fun at the Little River ShrimpFest

Enjoy Jumbo-Sized Fun at the Little River ShrimpFest

If you enjoy the flavor of fresh shrimp, the sounds of live music and the thrill of a good time, you’ll love the 12th Annual Little River ShrimpFest. Scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9, on the Little River waterfront, this unique festival combines one of the small fishing village's chief exports (shrimp) and one of its favorite pastimes (a festival).
 
Myrtle Beach Mini-Marathon Offers Maximum Fun

Myrtle Beach Mini-Marathon Offers Maximum Fun

There's a popular saying in running circles that claims half-marathoners have double the fun of their marathon-running counterparts, in part because they get to enjoy the entire race-weekend experience without all the muscle cramps and training restrictions. That old adage certainly applies to the Oct. 22-23 Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon, a 13.1-mile race and a fun-filled fall event.
 
Top 5 Places to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Places to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Myrtle Beach

A Myrtle Beach vacation has a signature something for all five senses: The beautiful sight of the white-sand beaches, the smell of the fresh salt air, the sound of the tumbling waves and chirping seagulls, the cool feeling of the sand and surf on your toes. But what about the signature taste? For generations of visitors, it's the sweet and soothing sensation of ice cream on a hot summer day.
 
Myrtle Beach Fall 2016 Events

Myrtle Beach Fall 2016 Events

With the summer season coming to an end and the weather finally cooling down, things are just starting to heat up in Myrtle Beach. There are so many great reasons to visit Bay View on The Boardwalk in the fall.
 
Beach vs. Pool: The Great Myrtle Beach Debate

Beach vs. Pool: The Great Myrtle Beach Debate

It's a sunny day in Myrtle Beach, you've got your swimsuit and sunscreen on, and you've got a full day to spend in the water. The most important decision you have to make is whether to hit the beach or the pool — the great debate for millions of Grand Strand vacationers annually.
 
Six Great Myrtle Beach Restaurants for Groups

Six Great Myrtle Beach Restaurants for Groups

Going out to dinner with a large group in Myrtle Beach is a real treat — if you can find a table with enough seats. Large parties can have a hard time enjoying dinner together as a group, as the restaurant staff often scramble to assemble smaller tables into family-style seating. Advance reservations are ideal, or Bay View On The Boardwalk guests can check out these six nearby, group-friendly establishments. Whether you’re celebrating a family reunion or going on a group outing, these delicious and spacious restaurants can accommodate you and your crew:
 
Find Free Souvenirs by Beachcombing in Myrtle Beach

Find Free Souvenirs by Beachcombing in Myrtle Beach

The 60-mile stretch of white-sand beaches that surround Myrtle Beach, commonly known as the Grand Strand, is teeming with souvenirs, and we're not talking about the abundance of gift shops and beachwear stores. No, these keepsakes are absolutely free and can be found under your feet at the beach. All you have to do is pick them up, and follow these beachcombing tips:
 
Start Your Vacation Day With a Tasty Breakfast

Start Your Vacation Day With a Tasty Breakfast

The most important meal of the day is even more critical while you are vacationing in Myrtle Beach. Before guests at Bay View Resort hit the beach, the Boulevard and the Boardwalk for a full day of fun in the summer sun, they need to fuel up so they can go the distance. Bay View guests can visit the on-site Starbucks for coffee, smoothies, pastries and muffins, or check out one of these neighborhood breakfast hot spots in Myrtle Beach's downtown district for a heartier or healthier first meal of the day:
 
Let the Good Times Stroll: A Tour of the Boardwalk’s Best Beach Bars

Let the Good Times Stroll: A Tour of the Boardwalk’s Best Beach Bars

If you like the beach and you like bars, you will love the beach bars in downtown Myrtle Beach. Not only does Bay View on the Boardwalk resort guests have a beach in their own backyard, but they also enjoy easy access to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, which leads to some of the best beach bars on the Grand Strand. The 1.3-mile Myrtle Beach Boardwalk runs alongside the Atlantic Ocean on one side and excellent attractions, entertainment, shops and restaurants on the other. But perhaps the hottest spots are the ones that offer the coldest drinks — icy beers and frozen drinks in a fun, beachfront environment. Bay View guests can reach them all with a short stroll down the Boardwalk. Here’s a list of five beachfront bars and cafes to hit for your own Boardwalk Beach Bar Pub Crawl:
 
7 Ways to Get Wet and Wild with Grand Strand Water Sports

7 Ways to Get Wet and Wild with Grand Strand Water Sports

Many Myrtle Beach visitors see the Atlantic Ocean as a thing of beauty, the perfect place to relax and listen to the crashing waves, or maybe even take a quick dip to cool off. But for the more adventurous guest, the ocean and the waterways that flow into it provide an opportunity to get wet and wild by taking advantage of all the water-sports options on the Grand Strand. Guests at Bay View Resort on the downtown oceanfront have a front-row seat to the water-sports action. With the beach in your backyard and the adjoining Myrtle Beach Boardwalk leading to many of the outfitters' offices, you can get in on all the water-sports action the Grand Strand area has to offer. Here are seven ways to have aquatic fun on your Myrtle Beach vacation:
 
Five Places to Find Free Family Fun in Myrtle Beach

Five Places to Find Free Family Fun in Myrtle Beach

What's the only thing better than summer fun in Myrtle Beach? Summer fun in Myrtle Beach that is FREE. In addition to enjoying all the on-site amenities at Bay View Resort, our guests are right in the center of an array of free entertainment options in the downtown district. Bay View guests also receive complimentary tickets to some of the Grand Strand's top attractions.
 
What to Pack for Hot Summer Fun in Myrtle Beach

What to Pack for Hot Summer Fun in Myrtle Beach

Before you start shoving random stuff in suitcases to get ready for your Myrtle Beach vacation, take a quick time-out. You can save yourself a lot of trouble and extra luggage if you follow one simple rule (OK, actually two): Pack tight and pack light.
 
Have a Blast on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk This Fourth of July

Have a Blast on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk This Fourth of July

Myrtle Beach is gearing up to have a blast again this year for the Fourth of July, and Bay View Resort is ready to put you in the middle of all the festivities. With the adjoining Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade serving as the hub of activities for Independence Day, Bay View guests are only a short stroll away from loads of fun on the Fourth.
 
Five Tips for Getting the Best Bang for Your Buck at Myrtle Beach’s Top Attractions

Five Tips for Getting the Best Bang for Your Buck at Myrtle Beach’s Top Attractions

No trip to Myrtle Beach is complete without a visit to the area's top attractions, and Bay View Resort has your tickets and tips to save big bucks during your family vacation. With our Sun Fun Rewards program, Bay View guests get free passes to some of the most popular attractions in town just for staying with us. And our downtown location is convenient to some of the best deals along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and beyond. Here are five helpful tips to save hundreds of dollars during your stay:
 
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