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Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s Brings Good Times, Good Food to Barefoot Landing

Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s Brings Good Times, Good Food to Barefoot Landing

Waterfront dining, fun and live music, check out the new LuLu's at Barefoot!

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Have Some Wet & Wild Fun This Summer at Myrtle Waves

Have Some Wet & Wild Fun This Summer at Myrtle Waves

Keep cool all summer long with splashing fun.

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Brixx Pizza Sets Up Shop Just Blocks From Ocean Reef Resort

Brixx Pizza Sets Up Shop Just Blocks From Ocean Reef Resort

Check out the newest pizza place just a few short blocks from Ocean Reef.

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At Ocean Reef, the Summer Calendar Is Filled With Fun Activities for Kids

At Ocean Reef, the Summer Calendar Is Filled With Fun Activities for Kids

All Summer we have great activities for the kids of all ages, check them out.

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5 Lofty Grand Strand You Won’t Want to Miss

5 Lofty Grand Strand You Won’t Want to Miss

Check out some great ways to enjoy the most breathtaking views of the Grand Strand.

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Top 5 Reasons to Head to Myrtle Beach for 4th of July

Top 5 Reasons to Head to Myrtle Beach for 4th of July

Come join us to celebrate!

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Beat the Peak-Season Traffic With These Grand Strand Transit Tips

Beat the Peak-Season Traffic With These Grand Strand Transit Tips

We want to make getting around Myrtle Beach as easy as we can, here are some options to help you plan your trip and travel.

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New changes are making Barefoot Landing an Even Hotter Entertainment Destination

New changes are making Barefoot Landing an Even Hotter Entertainment Destination

During the off-season, Barefoot Landing started adding new restaurants, attractions and making way for some great new entertainment options. Check them out!

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Sun & Fun Rewards Offers Big Summer Savings on Grand Strand Attractions

Sun & Fun Rewards Offers Big Summer Savings on Grand Strand Attractions

So many great reasons to stay at Ocean Reef Resort this summer, but the Sun and Fun Savings make it that much better!

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Myrtle Beach: The Perfect Vacation Destination for Families, Planners and Sports Nuts Alike

Myrtle Beach: The Perfect Vacation Destination for Families, Planners and Sports Nuts Alike

Trying to figure out what to do on your Myrtle Beach vacation, check out some of the vacation types and things to do we have put together for you.

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Grand Strand Fun Heats up With Full Summer Events Schedule

Grand Strand Fun Heats up With Full Summer Events Schedule

Ready to enjoy the summer, check out these great festivities.

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When School is Out Head Straight to the Beach

When School is Out Head Straight to the Beach

Check out all of these great summer deals here at Ocean Reef Resort.

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Myrtle Beach is One of the Best Locations to Host Your Next Sports Tournament

Myrtle Beach is One of the Best Locations to Host Your Next Sports Tournament

Spring and summer tend to be tournament time on the Grand Strand and we want to show you all of the great venues and reasons why, check them out.

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Sun & Fun Rewards: Your Ticket to Big Savings on Top Grand Strand Attractions

Sun & Fun Rewards: Your Ticket to Big Savings on Top Grand Strand Attractions

Sun and Fun Rewards this Spring in Myrtle Beach!

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Topgolf Plans to Open Myrtle Beach Location

Topgolf Plans to Open Myrtle Beach Location

The excitement to open TopGolf is popular with locals and visitors, we are ready for this new attraction here in Myrtle Beach!

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More FREE Reasons a Myrtle Beach Vacation Would Be a Blast This Summer

More FREE Reasons a Myrtle Beach Vacation Would Be a Blast This Summer

Enjoy your vacation with a little FREEdom in it! Check out these great values to add to your Myrtle beach trip.

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Grab the Perfect Gift at One of Myrtle Beach Gift Shops

Grab the Perfect Gift at One of Myrtle Beach Gift Shops

Who doesn't love to shop, we have put together a few gifts shops for you to buy that something special.

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Enjoy Some of Carolina’s Best Burgers on the Grand Strand

Enjoy Some of Carolina’s Best Burgers on the Grand Strand

If you are looking for the best burgers around the Grand Strand area, check out the list we have provided for you, here in Myrtle Beach.

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Hit the Track on Your Next Myrtle Beach Vacation

Hit the Track on Your Next Myrtle Beach Vacation

Looking for some racing adrenaline while on your next Myrtle Beach vacation? Check out these options.

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3 Grand Strand Gardens That Put Nature’s Beauty Within Easy Reach

3 Grand Strand Gardens That Put Nature’s Beauty Within Easy Reach

The Grand Strands natural beauty and many gardens to visit during your beach getaway.

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Swing Into Spring With Some Grand Strand Golf

Swing Into Spring With Some Grand Strand Golf

Looking for a great golf getaway this spring, head to Myrtle Beach. Start planning today.

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Catch the Superstars of Shag in N. Myrtle Beach in March

Catch the Superstars of Shag in N. Myrtle Beach in March

A dance that everyone on the beach love to do, check out the history.

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Win the Vacation of a Lifetime - For a Lifetime!

Win the Vacation of a Lifetime - For a Lifetime!

What a treat for the entire family.

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Hit the Lanes on the Grand Strand for Some Rainy-Day Fun

Hit the Lanes on the Grand Strand for Some Rainy-Day Fun

Looking for some great options when you want to get a perfect strike? We have some great bowling options for you to choose on your next Myrtle Beach vacation.

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Make your Myrtle Beach Vacation Muy Bien

Make your Myrtle Beach Vacation Muy Bien

Check out some of the Mexican Restaurants in the Grand Strand, you will want to try if you are craving some amazing tacos, nachos or fajitas!

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Experience the Natural Wonders of the Grand Strand

Experience the Natural Wonders of the Grand Strand

Get outdoors and explore, check out all of the great things Myrtle Beach has to offer the outdoor adventurer in all of us.

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Kick Off Your Summer With Ocean Reef Resort and the Carolina Country Music Fest

Kick Off Your Summer With Ocean Reef Resort and the Carolina Country Music Fest

Start planning now for the country music fest of the summer! Check out 2018 Carolina Country Music Festival details and start dusting of those cowboy boots!

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The Hunt for the Perfect Holiday Vacation Ends Here

The Hunt for the Perfect Holiday Vacation Ends Here

Plan a family vacation this holiday season andmake sure to participate in the holiday hunt!

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Make Your Next Vacation Extra Special With a Value-Packed Trip to the Grand Strand

Make Your Next Vacation Extra Special With a Value-Packed Trip to the Grand Strand

Make this holiday great buy saving big on your next Myrtle Beach vacation, wait for the awesome New Years Eve Sales.

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Cheers to New Year’s Eve Fun in Myrtle Beach

Cheers to New Year’s Eve Fun in Myrtle Beach

Ring in the New Year in style along the Grand Strand.

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Add Some Sparkle to Your Holiday Season and See A Show.

Add Some Sparkle to Your Holiday Season and See A Show.

Check out the great shows you can see during the holiday season in Myrtle Beach.

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Black Friday Shopping with the Best Places to Refuel

Black Friday Shopping with the Best Places to Refuel

We have just the right spots for you to refuel during your Black Friday Shopping in the Market Common here in Myrtle Beach.

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It pays to Book Early on Your Next Myrtle Beach Vacation

It pays to Book Early on Your Next Myrtle Beach Vacation

This Cyber Monday will be a great time to book the best deal yet!

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Myrtle Beach has great locations for your holiday card picture

Myrtle Beach has great locations for your holiday card picture

Take your family holiday photo right here in Myrtle Beach.

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Winter Festivals Bring the Holiday Spirit to the Grand Strand

Winter Festivals Bring the Holiday Spirit to the Grand Strand

Holiday Fun right here in Myrtle Beach, check out all of the great activities.

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Kick Off Your Holiday Shopping Season in Myrtle Beach

Kick Off Your Holiday Shopping Season in Myrtle Beach

Celebrate the holidays at the beach where there is something for everyone.

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Be the Early Bird Who Gets the Worm by Booking Your Myrtle Beach Trip Now!

Be the Early Bird Who Gets the Worm by Booking Your Myrtle Beach Trip Now!

We have all of the best reasons why you should book your Myrtle Beach spring vacation now, check them out.

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Don’t Miss a Minute of the Biggest Games During Your Myrtle Beach Getaway

Don’t Miss a Minute of the Biggest Games During Your Myrtle Beach Getaway

Want to cheer on your favorite team on Saturday or Sunday in the fall, we have the best locations for you to head to, check them out.

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Get Your Costumes Ready for a Spooky Myrtle Beach Halloween!

Get Your Costumes Ready for a Spooky Myrtle Beach Halloween!

We have a few great secrets about the best Halloween costume when you are visiting Myrtle Beach, check them out!

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Take a Tour Unlike Any Other on the Waters of the Grand Strand

Take a Tour Unlike Any Other on the Waters of the Grand Strand

Get in touch with nature and take a step off the beach and check out some of the amazing birds, rivers and wildlife that call the Grand Strand area home.

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Have Fun in the Sun in Myrtle Beach - No Matter the Season!

Have Fun in the Sun in Myrtle Beach - No Matter the Season!

All seasons offer great rewards as a guest here at Ocean Reef, check out the great fall Sun & Fun savings you get to enjoy.

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The Top Sunset Cruises in the Myrtle Beach Area

The Top Sunset Cruises in the Myrtle Beach Area

Looking for a new way to experience the sunset in Myrtle Beach, how about a sunset cruise, check out some of the options to choose between.

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3 Fun-Filled Fall Festivals to Attend in Myrtle Beach

3 Fun-Filled Fall Festivals to Attend in Myrtle Beach

Check out some great festivals in the Myrtle Beach area.

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Take to the Skies for a Unique View of Myrtle Beach

Take to the Skies for a Unique View of Myrtle Beach

The view from above is such a unique view, check out one of the many options you have to experience Myrtle Beach from new heights.

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Get Those Gears Ready - Fall Bike Week Is Coming to Myrtle Beach

Get Those Gears Ready - Fall Bike Week Is Coming to Myrtle Beach

Get your bike ready to ride in the cooler temperatures with an amazing view as you take on Myrtle Beach and fall Bike Week.

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Make a Splash This Summer at Myrtle Beach’s Water Parks

Make a Splash This Summer at Myrtle Beach’s Water Parks

The Atlantic Ocean keeps you cool during your stay at Ocean Reef Resort, but grab your sunscreen and towel and head to the closest waterpark for some slippery fun.

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Spend the (Unofficial) Last Weekend of Summer in Myrtle Beach

Spend the (Unofficial) Last Weekend of Summer in Myrtle Beach

Why does the summer have to end? Make plans to enjoy the celebration of fall here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Heidi’s Corner - Grab a Meal That’s Good for Both You and the Earth

Heidi’s Corner - Grab a Meal That’s Good for Both You and the Earth

Tempt your taste buds with a new flavor located at Heidi's Corner, just a quick drive from Ocean Reef Resort.

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Our Picks for Myrtle Beach’s 4 Best Burger Joints

Our Picks for Myrtle Beach’s 4 Best Burger Joints

Ready to find the best burger in Myrtle Beach, we have the best places for you to try, check it out.

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Bounce Your Way Through North Myrtle Beach’s New Inflatable Water Park!

Bounce Your Way Through North Myrtle Beach’s New Inflatable Water Park!

Cool of with the hottest new water attraction in Myrtle Beach.

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Summer Nights Done Right at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach

Summer Nights Done Right at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach

Spend the day at the beach enjoying the Carolina sunshine, and after get ready for some great fun at SummerFest at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach.

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Plan the Perfect Family Reunion in Myrtle Beach

Plan the Perfect Family Reunion in Myrtle Beach

Every once in a while, it’s great to get the whole family and extended family together to spend some quality time together. And, while the typical family might plan a cookout or go out to a nice restaurant together, that doesn’t mean your family has to stick with the ordinary. Why not plan the best vacation with the entire family - and what a better place to gather then Ocean Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach.

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How to Spend a Wonderful Fourth of July in Myrtle Beach

How to Spend a Wonderful Fourth of July in Myrtle Beach

One of the biggest summer holidays in the U.S. is the Fourth of July, a time to celebrate the freedoms we enjoy in our great nation and to honor those who have served to protect those freedoms. What better place to celebrate than in Myrtle Beach? On the Grand Strand, an array of different festivals and activities are scattered around the area to give America the celebration it deserves. Starting early in the morning on July 4 and ending with many great fireworks displays, the holiday on the Grand Strand offers plenty of ways to celebrate. Check out this short list of a few…

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Rules to Keep You Cool and Safe on the Myrtle Beach Sands and Waters

Rules to Keep You Cool and Safe on the Myrtle Beach Sands and Waters

Whether jumping in the waves or working on a tan in the sand, Myrtle Beach visitors must follow certain rules to maintain a peaceful and enjoyable environment. Here is a short list of some of the updates to the city's beach laws for the summer of 2017.

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Summertime Is Also Party Time in Myrtle Beach.

Summertime Is Also Party Time in Myrtle Beach.

Summer is a popular time for outdoor activities - and, especially on the Grand Strand, festivals, which are essentially huge outdoor parties for everyone to enjoy.

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Take the Teens Out in Myrtle Beach — Without Taking Out a Loan

Take the Teens Out in Myrtle Beach — Without Taking Out a Loan

As connected to their phones and friends as today’s teenagers are, it might seem like all they want to do is stay inside and surf the internet and social media — making it hard to find something they will leave the hotel room for while on vacation.

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Spend a Day in Nearby Conway, South Carolina, During Your Myrtle Beach Getaway

Spend a Day in Nearby Conway, South Carolina, During Your Myrtle Beach Getaway

With a vacation in Myrtle Beach, there are a million possibilities when it comes to things to do — from hitting the beach every day to taking a stroll around all of the great Grand Strand shopping centers. Another great thing about Myrtle Beach is that there are multiple small towns nearby that make for great day trips. One of the best is Conway, which offers a variety of things to do about 15 miles inland from Myrtle Beach.One of the first towns in South Carolina, Conway’s history dates all the way back to the Revolutionary War days, when it served as the site of several small…

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Make This Memorial Day Memorable With a Myrtle Beach Vacation

Make This Memorial Day Memorable With a Myrtle Beach Vacation

In the Myrtle Beach area, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to the summer season, with the school year ending for many and the mercury in the thermometer gradually rising. What better way to start your summer season than with a family trip to Ocean Reef Resort and the sunny Grand Strand? With a long list of things to do, including various festivals, shopping venues and the beaches, your family is sure to fill its itinerary with fun activities and make its first summer weekend and its Grand Strand vacation one to remember!

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Make the Most of Your Time on the Waters of Myrtle Beach!

Make the Most of Your Time on the Waters of Myrtle Beach!

One of the perks of taking a vacation in the beautiful Myrtle Beach area is that you are surrounded by water - which gives you a lot of great, water-centered activities to take part in during your getaway.

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Fill your stomach without emptying your wallet

Fill your stomach without emptying your wallet

When people go on vacation, they typically expect to spend more money than they normally do, between all of the activities they plan, impulse buying at local shops, and especially eating out. Without a full kitchen in your room at the resort you are staying in, it’s really hard to not go out to restaurants and spend a nice chunk of money at one of the many great restaurants in Myrtle Beach, but there are a few solutions to tackle this problem. From casual restaurants, to upscale fine dining, there are plenty of great eateries around the town where you can get great food for an…

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Non-Stop Flights Put Myrtle Beach Vacations Within Easy Reach

Non-Stop Flights Put Myrtle Beach Vacations Within Easy Reach

When planning a Myrtle Beach vacation, there are a lot of things you need to coordinate — such as your accommodations, your itinerary, a wardrobe that agrees with the weather and, most importantly, how you are going to get to the beautiful Grand Strand! While there are plenty of ways to reach our spectacular slice of the South Carolina coast, such as by train, car or even bus, flying into Myrtle Beach is getting easier and more convenient than ever before. With more non-stop flights being added all the time, Myrtle Beach International Airport is fast becoming an international…

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Add a Little Bang to Your Myrtle Beach Vacation!

Add a Little Bang to Your Myrtle Beach Vacation!

Summer is right around the corner, which means outdoor activities are starting to fill our days and summer plans are starting to fill our calendars. One particular summer attraction that comes to mind in the Myrtle Beach area - fireworks!

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Ride on Some of the Best Waves on the South Carolina Coast

Ride on Some of the Best Waves on the South Carolina Coast

The Myrtle Beach area is known not only for its lush, green golf courses, but also its sunny Atlantic Ocean coastline, serving up waves for perfect surfing days. Whether you are just starting out in the sport or have been surfing for a while, these places on the Grand Strand are known to serve up a few good waves so you can ride your day away. Check out these highly-rated spots, and take a ride on the blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean:

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Find Yourself an Old Treasure and a New Favorite Hobby in Myrtle Beach

Find Yourself an Old Treasure and a New Favorite Hobby in Myrtle Beach

The Atlantic Ocean may be the main reason most people choose to head to Myrtle Beach, but there are plenty of other attractions along the Grand Strand. As a guest at Ocean Reef Resort, you are centrally located among a plethora of activities. One increasingly popular thing to do these days is to go antiquing. It can be a fun activity for the entire family to head over to a local antique shop and find cool trinkets and treasures to accessorize your home. Who knows - you might discover that one-of-a-kind item that no one else will have.

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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:

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Spend Your Day in Myrtle Beach Racing on a Monster of a Trail

Spend Your Day in Myrtle Beach Racing on a Monster of a Trail

Do you love to lead an active lifestyle by running, but grow tired of jogging on the same old flat surfaces? Are you looking for a fun and challenging race to compete in and truly test your running abilities while on your next vacation? Well look no further, because we’ve got just the event for you — the XTERRA Myrtle Beach Trail Run! The event takes place on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Racing will begin at 7 a.m. with different distance options to include: 5k, 10k, 20k and 50k. Learn more and register at setupevents.com.

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Help the Fight Against ALS One Step at a Time

Help the Fight Against ALS One Step at a Time

With all of the family-friendly attractions, miles and miles of white, sandy beaches, and many different activities and events held in this beautiful resort town, a vacation in Myrtle Beach is the best. While a lot of the area’s attractions are for personal enjoyment or are geared toward fun for the kids, there are some events you can take part in that are fun for everyone and support a very good cause.

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Ocean Reef Resort Wants to Make Sure your Vacation is Filled with a lot of Sun and Fun!

Ocean Reef Resort Wants to Make Sure your Vacation is Filled with a lot of Sun and Fun!

While a deal on all on its own, with affordable prices, a waterpark, two pools, a restaurant, and excellent service, Ocean Reef wanted to create a program just to say thank you to all of their great visitors. The Sun and Fun rewards is a brand new 2017 program that Ocean Reef, along with a few other resorts around Myrtle Beach that gives visitors access to free, unlimited movie rentals and free tickets to the best attractions around town!

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Share Your Wedding Vows on the Sunny Shores of Myrtle Beach

Share Your Wedding Vows on the Sunny Shores of Myrtle Beach

The time every girl has grown up dreaming of has finally come. Your true love has just proposed, and you are currently planning out the perfect wedding. You have your dress picked out, the guest list is set, and the color scheme has been perfected — but what about the location? With all of the accommodations and facilities available to choose from, why not consider Myrtle Beach? Boasting a great range of venues and many places to lodge your guests in an area known for its abundant fun and beauty, this sunny town will make your wedding one that you and your guests will never forget!

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Grab Your Cowboy Boots and Head to the Carolina Country Music Fest

Grab Your Cowboy Boots and Head to the Carolina Country Music Fest

What does summer remind you of? No school? Fun outside? Warm weather and setting up on the beach? Well, if you’re a fan of country music, you can combine all of those things and some of the top names in country music into one great trip. Pack up the car, pick up the kids, ditch the book bags, and head on down to sunny South Carolina for the third annual Carolina Country Music Fest, held June 8-11 right on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront.

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Conway’s Crafty Rooster: A lot of bang (and beer) for your buck

Conway’s Crafty Rooster: A lot of bang (and beer) for your buck

Are you a beer fanatic? Enjoy a nice pint of a craft beer that can’t be found just anywhere? Look no further than the Crafty Rooster Bar & Grill in Conway, South Carolina! This rousing eatery - with a stellar menu and a selection of over 100 craft beers and 14 taps that rotate every day - has been a favorite of many Grand Strand locals and tourists for many years. From the meals and drinks to the atmosphere and exciting events, this place has something to please the beer lovers, foodies and party animals alike in your group!

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Visit Myrtle Beach this Offseason for a Winter Getaway!

Visit Myrtle Beach this Offseason for a Winter Getaway!

Are you one from our neighboring country up north? Are you tired of the cold and snowy weather and looking for a warm place to spend your next family vacation? Look no further than Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! With almost 60 miles of sandy white beaches, world-class golf courses, and a wide range of entertainment and activities that are perfect for the whole family, making this beach town the perfect place for a getaway from the cold!

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Great Ways to Spend Your Extra Holiday Cash in Myrtle Beach

Great Ways to Spend Your Extra Holiday Cash in Myrtle Beach

Have extra holiday cash or gift cards burning a hole in your pocket? Myrtle Beach is the perfect place to spend them! With a lot of your favorite name-brand stores, quirky local shops and boutiques, and even fun activities you and your family may want to try, there are plenty of ways to spend any money you received - and make sure you’re spoiling yourself (as the gift-giver likely intended) while you’re at it.

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