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It’s Gonna Be Hot: The World Champion Chili Cookoff Is Coming to Myrtle Beach

There’s potential for things to get even hotter this summer in Myrtle Beach. We’re not talking about the weather. The spice will fly with the World Championship Chili Cookoff. The 55th annual event will be Sept. 23-25 and return to Myrtle Beach for the second straight year. Imagine getting to sample more than 500 award-winning chili —...

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10 Best Things to Do Before Summer Is Over

Tips to Make Your End-Of-Summer Beach Trip Rock One last summer jaunt is in high demand on the Grand Strand.Will you get to the coast once more this season? If so, will you make the most of it? It’s impossible to do it all, so we narrowed the list to 10 things you should do at the beach before summer ends.Let’s do...

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5 Ways to Make Your Birthday Extra Special in Myrtle Beach

As far as a site for your birthday — can you beat Myrtle Beach? It’s your special day, so spend it in a special way. Turning the page on another year seems like a great thing to do in your favorite vacation spot. Make this the year you light your candles on the Grand Strand. We’ve got a few ideas for you. Tips for Planning a...

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LOL! Here Are the Funniest Comedy Shows in Myrtle Beach

You won’t have to drive far from your resort to find a funny time on the Grand Strand. Yes, we said funny, not fun. Although you’ll have fun there, too.Here are Myrtle Beach’s favorite comedy shows.Laugh until it hurts worse than your sunburn! The Grand Strand is home to some hilarious talent. And it attracts touring...

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Guidebook to the Best Freebies in Myrtle Beach

A tropical getaway to Myrtle Beach doesn’t have to break the bank. You can find a great deal on a Grand Strand resort, and the savings don’t end there. With valuable coupon books available at the resort, you’ll have a wealth of free activities to partake in. You have to know where to look! We’ve compiled this guide to help give your...

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Take in the Carolina Country Music Fest in Myrtle Beach

This summer, the Carolina Country Music Fest is set to cause a stir in the Myrtle Beach music scene. This event has become a seasonal hallmark for The Grand Strand. Country Music’s stars and up-and-comers converge on the beach for three days of music and fun. This year’s show promises to be the best yet. Here’s all you need to know...

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Another Round! Best Waterfront Place to Be for Happy Hour

If you’re able to get to the waterfront for happy hour — do it. Every hour in Myrtle Beach is fun, but happy hour takes on a new meaning. You can find drink and food specials at many restaurants. (And it’s usually longer than an hour.) So come hungry and ready to mingle. Beach lovers congregate in these places, where meetups and...

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How to Navigate Nightlife in Myrtle Beach

Ready to party until dawn in Myrtle Beach? Well, we know a few places you can dance the night away, at least. The Grand Strand is no stranger to late-night fun. And in warm spring weather, it’s a welcome expression of freedom from the freeze. If you have it like that where you’re coming from. Here are places to boogie or at least stay up...

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Top Things to Do on the Boardwalk to Make Your Teenager Happy

Don’t look now, but it seems as if your teen is having a great time with you in Myrtle Beach. Stay calm. This tends to happen to all ages on the Grand Strand, even with goofy parents present. We’ve found that the Boardwalk has lots of spots your impressionable kids find fun. And when you see them posting pics to Instagram or sharing the...

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5 Can’t Miss Alabama Theatre Shows to Catch in 2022

If you ever struggle to find something new to do on the Grand Strand, this list of shows is for you. With so much fun in the sun to be had, it’s good to know you can have a blast indoors on the Grand Strand, too. This area is host to so much talent. Entertainment venues here have no shortage of performers to choose from. Here are five...

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Motor to Myrtle Beach for the Run to the Sun Car Show

The main event for motorheads far and wide is coming to Myrtle Beach in March. The Run to the Sun Car Show, in its 33rd year, will happen March 17-19. Car enthusiasts aren't going to want to miss a beach getaway and a chance to see some of these fine automobiles. The Pee Dee Street Rodders sponsored the first 32 renditions of this event. In...

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7 Myrtle Beach Dive Bars to Check Out

Myrtle Beach is pretty — but sometimes, you’re looking for gritty. The Grand Strand has that, too. There are some infamous dive bars around that locals love and visitors fall in love with. You know the type, where the atmosphere is hot and the beer is ice cold. Here are a few to try out next time you’re on the strip. The...

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4 Advantages to Booking Early for a 2022 Myrtle Beach Getaway

Ready to make the drive to Myrtle Beach? We don’t blame you! Beach dreams are often born in the winter.Or maybe you’re driving to the airport to get here … either way, one tip: Plan early for it!There are advantages to getting ahead of the game for your escape to Myrtle Beach. It’s never too early to start daydreaming...

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10 Years and Spinning: Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

SkyWheel has had a major facelift and is ready to reopen for spring and summer. The makeover began in January and coincides with the attraction's 10th birthday. Visitors can enjoy new features, such as a cutting-edge lighting system and a decorative center globe. The refresh covers all 42 temperature-controlled gondolas, inside and out, and the...

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10 Awesome Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

When you visit Myrtle Beach - you have to eat. Some of us look forward to that more than others! In fact, some trips are designed specifically for a culinary adventure. Sure, Myrtle Beach is famous for its golf courses and wide-open beaches, but it made a name for itself in the restaurant world, too. Tough as it seems, we’ve managed to...

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Head to Myrtle Beach This Winter

The beach … in winter?Oh, yes. If you haven’t made your way to Myrtle Beach in the chill of winter, you don’t know what you’re missing. It’s not like the coast goes into hibernation when fall ends. Some places shutter up until spring, but so many things here are open for business.All with smaller crowds, lower rates, and...

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How to have fun this winter in Myrtle Beach

Ever taken a winter walk in Myrtle Beach? There’s something about the winter sun on your face in your favorite vacation place. In weather cold enough for jeans, a hoodie, and a cap, it’s still a beautiful walk. There seem to be more shells and a better shot at finding sharks’ teeth, too.Fun isn’t hard to find in the...

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Top 5 Reasons to Stay at Bay View Resort

There are so many reasons to spend your Myrtle Beach vacation at Bay View Resort that it’s hard to pick just five. But the important things that matter most to you and your loved ones, the things that can make or break your vacation experience, are the very things Bay View Resort does best. Here’s a list of the top five reasons to book your...

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