The 2018 Inaugural Music & Arts Festival Is Right Around The Corner

Fall is right around the corner, which means festival season in Myrtle Beach is fast approaching! Visitors and locals seeking a fun, new fall event will definitely want to pencil in the Inaugural Music & Arts Festival, proudly presented by Wicked Weed Brewing. Read More

The Simpsons' Kwik-E-Mart Coming to Myrtle Beach's Broadway at the Beach

It’s showtime! A new dimension of family fun hits Myrtle Beach with a first-of-its-kind attraction—The Simpsons in 4D. This all-new experience will feature Springfield’s Kwik-E-Mart and Aztec Theater! Guests will rub elbows with the town’s popular residents, including America’s favorite family, The Simpsons. Read More

New Myrtle Beach Restaurants, Attractions, & More for 2018

Like every year, a plethora of new Myrtle Beach restaurants, attractions, services, and more will be opening up, just in time for summer fun. Find out what's in store for Myrtle Beach in 2018. Read More

The 2018 Summer Lights Festival at Brookgreen Gardens Is In Full Bloom!

Summer is in full swing across the Grand Strand and the gardens are in full bloom at Brookgreen. The area’s premier outdoor attraction has a brand-new festival in store for the 2018 season and you won’t want to miss out on the fun! Read More

Dockside Village: The Brand New Waterfront Boardwalk at Barefoot Landing!

To celebrate the venue’s history and to embrace the growth and expansion of the Grand Strand, Barefoot Landing is currently undergoing massive renovations to better serve area visitors. The expansion will welcome several new vendors the venue, as well as offer exciting new spaces for existing shops and restaurants. Read More

The 2018 Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Bonanza

Summer is in full swing and Myrtle Beach is bustling with exciting family events - including a brand-new family affair! The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Bonanza is an exciting new addition to this summer’s event list and you won’t want to miss out on the fun! As the name suggests, the beach bonanza will take place along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, a popular downtown destination. The new event launches on July 4th and will continue every Wednesday and Thursday evening through the end of August. Read More

What's New at Barefoot Landing?

2018 has brought many changes to the Grand Strand, and Barefoot Landing is no exception. This family-friendly, waterfront venue has been home to a variety of popular shops, restaurants, and attractions for over 25 years. The entertainment mecca is currently undergoing renovations to re-organize existing vendors and make room for even more vendors in the coming months. The shuffle will create unique experiential areas, including the “Low Country Village”, “Harborwalk Village”, and “Lakeside Village” - to name a few. The redesign also includes the build-out of a brand new “Dockside Village” area, which will serve as a waterfront boardwalk area, reminiscent of the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk and Myrtle Beach Boardwalk areas. Read More

New Additions to Broadway at the Beach for Summer 2018!

Broadway at the Beach, the Grand Strand’s most popular family attraction, is welcoming several new additions this summer. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, Broadway has served as the epicenter for family fun and entertainment for over 20 years. Read More

Top 4 Hotels Near Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

Get closer to the fun with these hotels near Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. These great oceanfront hotels boast family-friendly attractions and accommodations perfect for every budget! Read More

The New Beach Club at the Boardwalk

Myrtle Beach visitors will soon have a brand-new spot along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk to enjoy waterfront dining and entertainment. The new ‘Beach Club’ entertainment complex broke ground in 2017 and the new tenants will be opening their doors just in time for the 2018 summer season. Read More

LuLu's Is Now Open In Barefoot Landing!

Barefoot Landing, a North Myrtle Beach staple, is currently undergoing massive renovations during the 2018 season. The changes will include shuffling and re-organizing current tenants in addition to welcoming several new venue additions, including the highly anticipated Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s. Read More

Family Fun For Everyone - Labor Day 2018 In Myrtle Beach

Labor Day is Monday, September 3rd and it’s right around the corner! We hope you are spending it in Myrtle Beach taking advantage of all of the fun events and happenings! If you haven’t already, you definitely need to add some of these Myrtle Beach Labor Day events to your vacation plan. Read More

Market Common Welcomes 810 Bowling!

South Grand Strand visitors, rejoice! The Market Common, a busy, high-end shopping and entertainment district, just welcomed another exciting attraction for families. 810 Bowling opened its doors June 2018 and offers an exciting new indoor entertainment option for visitors and locals. Read More

The Top 10 Fun Family Things to Do in Myrtle Beach with a Baby

Myrtle Beach has tons of great attractions, but which ones are appropriate to take your little one? Find out the top 10 things to do in Myrtle Beach with a baby right here! Read More

Top 10 Things To Do In Myrtle Beach

Planning out what you want to do on your Myrtle Beach vacation can be a bit daunting. But we’ve put together a simple list of some of the best things to do to kick off your spectacular Myrtle Beach vacation! Read More

The 2017-18 Winter Guide to Myrtle Beach

Planning a winter trip to Myrtle Beach? Check out our guide to enjoying a winter getaway in the south. Read More

2017 Announcement: Topgolf Coming to Myrtle Beach!

It’s official, Topgolf is coming to Myrtle Beach! This premiere golf entertainment company is still in the first stages of presenting their plans to the Myrtle Beach Community Board, but they plan to make Myrtle Beach their next home and residents as well as visitors are excited for this new edition to the already bustling beach town. Read More

Myrtle Beach Safari Chimps Attend New "War for the Planet of the Apes" Premiere.

On Friday, July 14, 2017, two movie-loving chimps from T.I.G.E.R.S. Myrtle Beach Safari attended the grand opening of the new movie “War for the Planet of the Apes” at Stone Theatres’ Grand 14 at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach. The three-year-old chimps known as Vali and Sugriva were accompanied by their caretakers from T.I.G.E.R.S. Myrtle Beach Safari in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Read More

Top 10 Resorts Near Broadway At The Beach

If you want to be near all of the exciting Broadway at The Beach action, stay at one of these Myrtle Beach resorts, all of which are 5 miles or less from the fun! Read More

Best Myrtle Beach Summertime Attractions

The main summertime attraction in Myrtle Beach has to be the Atlantic Ocean and the many different activities associated with it, like banana boat rides and parasailing, or just plain lazing on the beach and soaking up the sun. Read More

June 2017 Myrtle Beach Events Roundup

Summer is in full swing here at the beach and we promise that you and your family will have plenty to keep you busy during your beach retreat. After you have soaked up the sun and enjoyed your fill of beach fun, hit the town to take advantage of some of the local events – many of which are totally free! Check out some of the top family friendly events for the month of June and add a few to your Myrtle Beach vacation itinerary. Read More

Myrtle Beach Spring Attractions Openings

As spring is approaching, a lot of you may be wondering, which Myrtle Beach attractions will be open on my spring vacation in 2016? Read More

What's New in Myrtle Beach 2017

Myrtle Beach is always adding new attractions and dining options and 2017 is no different. Below are some of the new attractions, dining and other changes you can look forward to experiencing on your next visit! Read More

Things to do in Myrtle Beach in July

Beach. Pool. Golf. Stroll. Repeat. These are favorite activities for most Myrtle Beach visitors. But, if you’re looking to branch out a bit this summer vacation, take a peek at these enticing events happening during the month of July, right near your Myrtle Beach resort. Read More

Myrtle Beach News: A Multiyear Transformation Planned for Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach is South Carolina’s number one tourist destination in the heart of Myrtle Beach. This tourist magnet has been thriving as a premier destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment since 1995. Read More

Top Things to Do/See at The Market Common

The Market Common is a newer district of shopping, dining and entertainment on the south end of Myrtle Beach. Built to have the feel of a New York block, with living above the restaurants and boutiques, it has a very hip urban feel. Read More

Myrtle Beach Attractions Open Year Round

Are you one of our many snowbird or off-season visitors? If so, don’t be fooled into thinking that the beach goes into hibernation after the warm weather disappears – there is still plenty to do throughout the off-season in Myrtle Beach! Read More

Get Your Free Ticket to One of Myrtle Beach’s Hottest Attractions this Fall!

Myrtle Beach WonderWorks is one of the most popular attractions at the beach. Located at Broadway at the Beach, this family-fun attraction should be on the top of your Myrtle Beach to-do list if it isn’t already. If you book a stay with any Vacation Myrtle Beach Resort you can get a free ticket to this great attraction! Read More

Radical Ropes Adventure Park

Radical Ropes Adventure Park, the newest attraction to Myrtle Beach, is now open and it's unlike any other attraction in the area. Read More

Myrtle Beach Bike Fest 2015

Warm weather is here and Myrtle Beach Bike Week 2015 is coming up fast. Read More

Myrtle Beach Bucket List

Are you visiting Myrtle Beach soon? Take a look at our must-do Myrtle Beach bucket list! Read More

What’s New This Year in Myrtle Beach: 2015 Edition

Every year new restaurants, attractions and shows are added to Myrtle Beach’s enclave of offerings for visitors. This year is no exception as many new exciting places are opening their doors. Check out our roundup of what’s new to Myrtle Beach this year. Read More

Best Myrtle Beach Attractions For Groups

Bringing a crowd to the beach? No worries! Myrtle Beach offers plenty of things for large groups and families to do. Check out a few of our favorites and check them out during your next family vacation! Read More

Myrtle Beach News: Hollywood Wax Museum

There is a new attraction in town and it’s getting a lot of buzz! Located across from Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach welcomes Hollywood Wax Museum. King Kong perches on the side of the building beckoning you to come in, so neat! Read More

Samantha’s Guide to the Boardwalk-Hot Summer Nights

The summer is a great time in Myrtle Beach to come for a visit. There are so many fun and free things to do during the peak season, it’s hard to choose where to spend your time, and that is a problem I can embrace! One of my favorite places no matter the season is the Boardwalk and Historic Downtown. In the summer, they amp up their offerings and draw me in with nightly activities. This year it is called Hot Summer Nights and the name is right on the money! Read More

Fishing in Myrtle Beach

A Myrtle Beach vacation is a dream come true for lovers of the sea. What could be more rewarding than catching your own dinner? Whether you are a seasoned veteran or a novice, there are plenty of places to get in the fishing of your choice Read More

To 10 Things to Do or See at Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach is a great time for couples and families! You have so many things to choose from to do, that you can spend multiple days getting your fill of all that Broadway has to offer! Broadway is a circular shaped complex surrounding a lagoon, the complex abounds with attractions, shopping and dining options. Read More

Hot Summer Nights at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Each summer the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk heats up the night with Hot Summer Nights! A family-friendly summer-long event, this adds to the reasons for visitors to check out all that the Boardwalk has to offer! Read More

What's the Weather Like in June

June is right around the corner and we have been waiting what feels like forever for June to be here! June 21st officially starts summer and it is such an exciting time in Myrtle Beach. June is one of our busiest months and we welcome back all of our friends from summers past and greet some new friends making their first Myrtle Beach trip. The deliciously warm weather we coveted in May becomes a daily occurrence in June. Almost every day will be in the high 80s and a beach worthy day. On average the forecast does call for some precipitation practically every day, but it doesn’t actually happen. The upside to rain when we get it is it doesn't last very long and can actually be a nice reprieve from a warm day. Be spontaneous and dance in the rain, it keeps you young. Read More

Spotlight: Kayaking in Myrtle Beach with J & L Kayak Ecoventures

Coming to Myrtle Beach is a yearly adventure for many, and every year couples and families make their first journey to Myrtle Beach. Whether it is your 10th year or your first year, we know you are looking for fun and exciting activities to do while you vacation. The best part about being on vacation is soaking up the sun and relaxing, and the best activities are able to combine those in a more active way than just lying on the beach. Kayaking is a great activity to get you and your family moving! Getting a little exercise while you are on vacation is a great way to balance out those deliciously indulgent meals, and it is even better when it doesn’t feel like regular boring exercise. Kayaking is somewhat like canoeing, but it can be done completely solo or with a partner. A kayak is pointed at both ends with a smallish space for your waist and your legs go out in front of you. Your paddle is double sided and you then leisurely push yourself through the water towards your intended destination, giving you a great arm, core and back workout. Read More

Samantha's Guide to Market Common

The Market Common is a unique addition to Myrtle Beach’s already impressive shopping and dining resume. Located on the south end of Myrtle Beach, between U.S. 17 and Business 17, it feels somewhat off the beaten path, but still very urban. The Market Common is meant to have a New York City feel, with apartments and living spaces above stores and restaurants, all connected like its’ own little community. I for one think it has a very chic feel and it has become one of my favorite places to shop and dine. Read More

Myrtle Beach Itinerary: Nature and Heritage

If you enjoy outdoor adventures and American history, then Myrtle Beach is guaranteed to deliver as your next vacation destination. Read More

Top 10 Reasons Why Myrtle Beach Should Become a Family Tradition

Myrtle Beach is known as a family vacation haven and spring break destination and there are many reasons why, but we are going to share our top ten reasons in no certain order! Read More

VMB Partner Spotlight: Legends In Concert

Want to see some of the best artists who have ever lived while on vacation without paying an arm and a leg? You can make that happen by putting Legends in Concert on your Myrtle Beach vacation itinerary. Read More

Ziplines in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach boasts family activities to keep you coming back for year after year. A popular activity right now is ziplining! You can soar into the sunset or practically zipline right into the ocean. Read More

Samantha's Guide to Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing is a Mecca for Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach tourists alike! The offerings at Barefoot Landing vary from shopping and dining to attractions and nightlife. I love going mid-day and enjoying some shopping, staying for dinner and hitting a few hot spots for nightlife. Barefoot Landing is open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day of the week and next month will stay open later. I will take you through a few of my favorite aspects at Barefoot Landing! Read More

VMB Partner Spotlight: Myrtle Waves

Myrtle Waves is a staple on the Myrtle Beach family vacation scene, offering slides, rafts, and many additional cool rides. With over 22 attractions it is South Carolina’s largest water park and is a one-stop shop for seasonal fun! Read More

Ripley's Aquarium Presents SWARM a New Interactive Exhibit

Ripley’s Aquarium has recently opened “SWARM™,” a brand-new, hands-on, highly interactive exhibit. Featured displays include a schooling fish exhibit where you can crawl underneath and pop up in the middle and an interactive “doctor fish” exhibit where you can immerse your hands only to be swarmed by hundreds of fish that cling and feed on your loose skin. Read More

Myrtle Beach on a Budget: Broadway at the Beach

The key to doing anything on a budget is planning and taking advantage of every discount possible. That is one of the great benefits of staying at a Vacation Myrtle Beach Resort; you get tons of discounts through the VMB card. Read More

Samantha's Guide to Broadway at the Beach

Whether you want to stop in or spend the day at Broadway at the Beach you are going to find a ton of things to do! The best part is many of restaurants, shops and attractions are VMB partners and offer discounts when you present your VMB card. I’m going to talk about a few of my favorites, but trust me you need multiple visits to Broadway at the Beach to experience all it has to offer. Read More

Best Nightlife in Myrtle Beach

People come to Myrtle Beach to soak up some Carolina sunshine on the beach or by the pool but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop when the sun goes down! Myrtle Beach is also home to some outstanding nightlife options! There are bars and clubs fit for all ages lining the coast and we've picked our top places that we think you should check out while you're vacationing in Myrtle Beach. Read More

VMB Partner Spotlight: T.I.G.E.R.S.

Enjoy an African safari without straying far from your Myrtle Beach hotel when you visit The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species, or T.I.G.E.R.S. Read More

Best Myrtle Beach Fall Attractions

Myrtle Beach is full of things to do at any time of year, and the mild autumn temperatures and sunshine allow you to enjoy adventures both in- and out-of-doors. Kick of your Fall celebration by visiting these attractions on your fall Myrtle Beach vacation: Read More

Myrtle Beach Watersports: Dolphin Cruise

Most visitors to Myrtle Beach hope to see dolphins on their vacation. If you are lucky, you will get a chance sighting while relaxing on the beach or enjoying an early morning coffee on your oceanfront balcony. But, there is only a chance that will happen. Why not guarantee that will happen? Read More

Top Exhibits at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Myrtle Beach

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Odditorium is a Myrtle Beach icon. Sitting on the corner of 9th Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard, this Myrtle Beach attraction is located right along the strip and just a block from the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Read More

NASCAR SpeedPark: Myrtle Beach Attraction

Do you love NASCAR? Or just like to have fun? Then NASCAR SpeedPark in Myrtle Beach is the place for you! Read More

Learning to Surf on Vacation

So, you’ve decided you would like to learn how to surf while on vacation. Well, when you’re staying at one of the Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts it couldn’t be easier. Read More

Best Mini Golf in Myrtle Beach

With so many major golf courses in and around Myrtle Beach it is no wonder that there are also well over a dozen miniature golf courses in the central Myrtle Beach area. Each of these mini golf courses has been carefully designed on some sort of fantasy, and promises to deliver a fun time for all the family. Read More

Best Water Activities in Myrtle Beach

A Myrtle Beach vacation is not complete without spending at least a little time on the water. After all, that’s what a vacation by the ocean is all about. Whether it’s the fun of driving a jet ski across the water, the thrill of sailing close to the wind in a Hobie Cat or a seagull’s prospect the beach from a parasail, a portion of time spent on the water could well be the part of your vacation you remember best. There are a number of water activities that you can enjoy and that are offered by VMB Card partners. Read More

WonderWorks Home to New 6D Theater

In a sea of bright lights and fun attractions, it takes something truly remarkable to standout from the crowd. After all, Myrtle Beach offers every visitor a laundry list of to-do items that’s nearly impossible to squeeze into a normal one week vacation. However, WonderWorks has enhanced the value of their general admission ticket by adding a 6D Theater to their 2nd floor exhibit. Read More

Top 5 Miniature Golf Courses in Myrtle Beach

Vacationers all around Myrtle Beach drive from place to place, to get where they want to go. Have you ever noticed what fun attractions follows you everywhere you go? Myrtle Beach Golf courses! But while regular golf is an all-day affair that only some people enjoy, miniature golf is fun for everyone! They’re fun for the entire family and you don’t need a golf cart to get from hole to hole. Read More

The Top 5 Attractions at Broadway on the Beach -- and Beyond!

Broadway at the Beach is a cluster of shops, theaters, hotels and other attractions set on 350 acres and surrounding the 23-acre Lake Broadway in the heart of Myrtle Beach. This $250-million center is conveniently close to Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts like the Palms Resort and is a popular venue for many people on their Myrtle Beach vacation. It is also home to some of the area’s most popular attractions. So here are the best Myrtle Beach attractions at Broadway that will give you a bang for your buck: Read More