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Top 5 Places for Southern Cooking in Myrtle Beach

When most people think of dining out in Myrtle Beach, seafood understandably comes to mind. After all, the pond in our backyard happens to be the Atlantic Ocean, so it only makes sense that seafood takes center stage. But often overlooked in this little corner of South Carolina is our local tradition for Southern cuisine. Country...

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Top 5 Sports Bars in Myrtle Beach

The NFL is hitting the home stretch, the NBA and NHL are scoring and skating, and the college football season is crossing over with college hoops. Sounds like the perfect time of year to plant your backside on a bar stool and watch all the action at once on multiple big-screen televisions. Let someone else pour you a cold beer and serve you a...

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Top Five Places to Eat Healthy in Myrtle Beach

For whatever reason, beach vacations have become synonymous with unhealthy foods. Maybe it's the convenience of grabbing some quick grub to go, or perhaps it's the vacation mentality that you deserve to spoil yourself. Of course, it could be the fact that there are pizza parlors, burger joints and ice cream shops on virtually every...

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Charlotte Family Finds Home Away from Home at Ocean Reef

When Signa Curry of Charlotte, NC, decides it's time for a trip to Myrtle Beach, she doesn't have to worry about where to stay. Whether it's a family vacation or a girls' weekend getaway, she has found her home away from home at the beach at Ocean Reef Resort. "We've been staying there for 10 years now and...

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Alabama Theatre Brings Family-Friendly Entertainment to the Grand Strand

For more than 20 years, the Alabama Theatre has been providing quality, family-friendly entertainment to local and visiting audiences on the Grand Strand. And based on all the dancing, singing, laughing and clapping going on at the Barefoot Landing venue, there’s a lot more in store for the future. Although the palatial 2,000-seat...

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Why Myrtle Beach is the Perfect Vacation Spot for Everyone

Myrtle Beach has long been known as a "family beach," and that's certainly the case. Families have been flocking to the Grand Strand’s seashores for generations to enjoy affordable fun in the sun and the many family-friendly attractions of Myrtle Beach. But a more accurate description may be an "everybody in the family beach,"...

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Top 5 Places to See Animals in Myrtle Beach

One of the most curious creatures on the planet is the human being, in part for our desire to watch other animals do what they do best. Although the Grand Strand doesn’t have a major zoo like San Diego or Cincinnati, the Myrtle Beach area does have a unique collection of specialized facilities that give guests an up-close look at various...

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Myrtle Beach by the Numbers: Top 10 Most Interesting Facts

If you think you’ve covered Myrtle Beach from A to Z, try mixing it up a little bit with our top 10 most interesting facts. 1 – The ranking Myrtle Beach received in a ranking of summer beach destinations. The poll taken by TripAdvisor in 2014 named Myrtle Beach the top family vacation destination … but you probably...

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Two Cultures Collide in Fun at North Myrtle Beach’s Irish-Italian International Festival

You've been to Irish-themed festivals, with their green beer and good cheer. And you've been to an Italian celebration, filled with grape-stomping and spicy grilled sausages. But an Irish-Italian festival? They go together like potatoes and pasta, right? Actually, it turns out to be one of the highlight events on the busy...

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