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Tips, guides and more to help you plan your North Myrtle Beach vacation

Myrtle Beach Bike Week Parking Tips

May is motorcycle month in the Myrtle Beach area with two separate, week-long events occurring during the month. Myrtle Beach Bike Week occurs during the second week of May and Atlantic Beach Bikefest occurs over Memorial Weekend. With all of the vacationers in the area enjoying the festivities, finding the best place to safely park […]

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Simply Satisfying Southern Staples

If you’re planning on traveling down South, don’t forget to pack your appetite. North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach have a variety of great restaurants that offer good ol’ country cookin’ almost as delicious as mama’s. Before you go on the hunt for the perfect dish, check out our list of south’s tastiest treats. Fried […]

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Top 5 Myrtle Beach Attractions to Enjoy With Your Dog

Bringing your furry friend on vacation with you? In honor of National Pet Day, we’re going to tell you the best places along the Grand Strand to visit with your dog. So pack a leash and some treats, because your dog is going to have a trip they will never forget. North Myrtle Beach Sports […]

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America’s Most Interesting Holidays

Are you someone who loves to celebrate? Whether it’s my anniversary, Cinco de Mayo or my dog’s birthday, any reason to make my day a special occasion is a win in my book. Here are some upcoming holidays that are sure to put a smile on your face. National Beer Day – Saturday, April 7th […]

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Top 5 Day Trip Destinations Near Myrtle Beach, SC

Looking to make the most out of your vacation? Not only is Myrtle Beach full of family fun, but also neighbors some of the Carolinas’ most charming cities you won’t want to miss out on. Here are 5 day trips that are just a short drive from the Grand Strand. Charleston Situated about two hours […]

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Unique Finds to Bargains Galore – Best Shopping Destinations in Myrtle Beach and Beyond

Who doesn’t love the occasional break from the sun? With an abundance of shopping choices in and around the Grand Strand, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for your best friend back home or yourself. If you’re staying in North Myrtle Beach, Barefoot Landing has a variety of fun shops offering everything from beautiful […]

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Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush!

Enhance Your Vacation Rental Experience by bringing these items Maybe you’re new to the vacation rental arena or, perhaps you’ve been booking your vacations through a vacation rental company for years. Whether you are a newbie or a novice, we have some tips to make your vacation rental experience top notch. Oceana Resorts is unique […]

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The Highland Games Come To North Myrtle Beach

Pull the kilt out of the closet and dust off your ghillies, the Saltwater Highland Games are back in North Myrtle Beach. This three day festival held the weekend after St. Patrick’s Day celebrates Scottish culture with a famous feat of strength competition and a variety of athletic events in support of local charities and […]

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Bless Your Heart (And Other Southern Phrases)

As a transplant to this area, I find the charm and language here in the South puts a smile on my face on a regular basis. It took me a while to acclimate and, sometimes, to decipher as some of the accents can be a bit on the heavy side. One thing I learned rather […]

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The Elephant in the Room – Tipping Guidelines

Tipping is often a controversial topic. We have received requests from many of our guests to provide some guidelines for tipping while on vacation. While not a mandatory practice, it is often customary – especially considering that most of those working in professions where tipping is common, hourly earnings are below the minimum wage. In […]

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