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Myrtle Beach: The Perfect Vacation Destination for Families, Adrenaline Junkies and Sports Nuts Alik

Myrtle Beach: The Perfect Vacation Destination for Families, Adrenaline Junkies and Sports Nuts Alik

Everyone is looking for a certain type of vacation, we are lucky that Myrtle Beach offers something for everyone, check it out.

With Packed Events Schedule, Summer Fun Heats up on the Grand Strand

With Packed Events Schedule, Summer Fun Heats up on the Grand Strand

Summer is almost here and what better time to plan your stay then now, check out some of the great festivities that are happening this summer.

School’s Out - and Myrtle Beach Awaits!

School’s Out - and Myrtle Beach Awaits!

It is almost that time and boy are we all ready, Summer, check out some great summer deals here at Long Bay Resort in Myrtle Beach.

Barefoot Landing is Growing and Offereing Even More Fun This Summer!

Barefoot Landing is Growing and Offereing Even More Fun This Summer!

The Barefoot Landing shopping/dining/entertainment complex — found right on the Intracoastal Waterway about 6.5 miles north of Ocean Reef Resort — offers a little bit of everything to vacationers looking to have some fun. With its expansive facilities surrounding a 27-acre lake, the North Myrtle Beach hot spot is already home to more than 40 retail shops, 25-plus restaurants, bars and snack shops, and a range of entertainment venues. And the long list of reasons to visit Barefoot Landing continues to grow.

Let the Games Begin — on the Grand Strand!

Let the Games Begin — on the Grand Strand!

Myrtle Beach has so many wonderful things to offer, so gather your team and head to the beach to showcase your talents and have some fun too!

Hit the Top Attractions, Save Big During Your Grand Strand Getaway

Hit the Top Attractions, Save Big During Your Grand Strand Getaway

Sun and Fun Rewards for Spring!

Spectacular in Spring: 5 Festive Reasons the Grand Strand Is Calling

Spectacular in Spring: 5 Festive Reasons the Grand Strand Is Calling

Check out all of the fun we have in store for this spring!

Track Down Bargains on Top Brands at Tanger Outlets

Track Down Bargains on Top Brands at Tanger Outlets

Who doesn't love a little retail therapy! Here is a great place to get your fix and some real deals too.

Horry County Fair Brings Carnival Atmosphere to Myrtle Beach Speedway

Horry County Fair Brings Carnival Atmosphere to Myrtle Beach Speedway

Carnival rides, games, funnel cakes (along with a lengthy list of other fun — and mostly fried — fair foods), exhibits, live entertainment, even racing pigs and a petting zoo.

Keep Making Memories - With a Lifetime of Myrtle Beach Vacations!

Keep Making Memories - With a Lifetime of Myrtle Beach Vacations!

Can you imagine coming to Myrtle Beach each year and it is paid for? Check out how to enter today!

Welcome Summer with Some of Country Music’s Biggest Stars in Myrtle Beach

Welcome Summer with Some of Country Music’s Biggest Stars in Myrtle Beach

Grab your boots and get ready for a weekend you will never forget.

Go Green on the Grand Strand This St. Patrick’s Day

Go Green on the Grand Strand This St. Patrick’s Day

Color the town green and have fun celebrating St. Patrick's Day, right in Myrtle Beach

5 of Myrtle Beach’s Top Pizza Parlors

5 of Myrtle Beach’s Top Pizza Parlors

Looking for America's favorite food even when you are vacation? Here are the top pizza places in Myrtle Beach.

Tee Up Your Spring With Some Golf in Myrtle Beach

Tee Up Your Spring With Some Golf in Myrtle Beach

Spring is coming and golf is in the air, see how Long Bay Resort can break those winter time blues with a golf vacation to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

March Event to Bring Thousands of Classic Cars to the Grand Strand

March Event to Bring Thousands of Classic Cars to the Grand Strand

Check out the awesome cars and enjoy the fun!

Rainy Day Bowling in Myrtle Beach

Rainy Day Bowling in Myrtle Beach

Sometimes it does rain, or get a little chilly, so we wanted to give you some great bowling options to choose from just in case you want to bring your Myrtle Beach activities inside. Check them out.

4 Top Laser Tag Venues in Myrtle Beach

4 Top Laser Tag Venues in Myrtle Beach

Looking for some high energy fun with your friends or family, check out the Myrtle Beach Laser tag options!

Five Places to Get Great Sushi in Myrtle Beach

Five Places to Get Great Sushi in Myrtle Beach

We have put together some great options when you are on vacation and craving some tasty sushi.

Title: Myrtle Beach is a Foodie’s Dream Destination in January 2018

Title: Myrtle Beach is a Foodie’s Dream Destination in January 2018

Get ready to taste the best food in the Grand Strand, mark your calendars.

Ring in the New Year with Big Savings on Your Myrtle Beach vacation

Ring in the New Year with Big Savings on Your Myrtle Beach vacation

Great deals the end of the year, check them out.

Happy Holiday Hunting at Long Bay Resort

Happy Holiday Hunting at Long Bay Resort

Try something new with your family this holiday season - check out our Holiday Hunt at Long Bay Resort.

The Most Fun You Can Have on New Year’s Eve in Myrtle Beach

The Most Fun You Can Have on New Year’s Eve in Myrtle Beach

Celebrate 2018 with Long Bay Resort and the Grand Strand area, so much fun and excitement to share.

Heat Up Your Winter Getaway with These Myrtle Beach Holiday Happenings

Heat Up Your Winter Getaway with These Myrtle Beach Holiday Happenings

So many wonderful things to do during the holidays in Myrtle Beach, start making your plans today!

The Alabama Theatre’s Holiday Show Among the Top on the Grand Strand

The Alabama Theatre’s Holiday Show Among the Top on the Grand Strand

Make your plans now to see one of the best shows in the Grand Strand this holiday season.

Early Birds Get the Best Vacation Deals at Long Bay Resort

Early Birds Get the Best Vacation Deals at Long Bay Resort

Looking for a great way to spend your holiday money? Check out Cyber Monday Sales for Long Bay Resort.

The Alabama Theatre’s Holiday Show Among the Top on the Grand Strand

The Alabama Theatre’s Holiday Show Among the Top on the Grand Strand

Check out the holidays shows in Myrtle Beach that you will want to add to your must do list.

Heat Up Your Winter Getaway With These Myrtle Beach Holiday Happenings

Heat Up Your Winter Getaway With These Myrtle Beach Holiday Happenings

Great ways to spend your holidays here in Myrtle Beach.

Check the Calendar and Book Your Plans for a Spring Getaway to Myrtle Beach

Check the Calendar and Book Your Plans for a Spring Getaway to Myrtle Beach

Never too early to plan that next Myrtle Beach vacation.

How to Prepare and Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner in Your Home Away From Home

How to Prepare and Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner in Your Home Away From Home

Start a new tradition and head to the beach for the holidays!

Give the Unique Gift of Myrtle Beach this Holiday Season

Give the Unique Gift of Myrtle Beach this Holiday Season

A trip to the beach for the sun, sand and oh yes, holiday shopping!

Cheer for the Chanticleers During Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

Cheer for the Chanticleers During Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

Come out and support our hometown college and cheer on the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers as they begin their fall football season.

Myrtle Beach Turns Up the Spookiness with Haunted Houses, Ghost Tours

Myrtle Beach Turns Up the Spookiness with Haunted Houses, Ghost Tours

Get ready to discover the spooky side of Myrtle Beach.

Go Deep by Scuba Diving Myrtle Beach’s Richest Sites

Go Deep by Scuba Diving Myrtle Beach’s Richest Sites

Some of the best views are views you can't see above the water. Take things to a new depth and try diving on your next Myrtle Beach vacation.

Top 5 Ecotours in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Ecotours in Myrtle Beach

Head out to nature and find the beauty that lives along the Grand Strand. Here are 5 Ecotours you and your family can enjoy.

Myrtle Beach Visitors in for Fun Times at Fall Festivals

Myrtle Beach Visitors in for Fun Times at Fall Festivals

Fall is the perfect time of the year to visit Myrtle Beach, check out all of the great events.

Catch the Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival for a Tasty Fall Getaway

Catch the Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival for a Tasty Fall Getaway

Head to Myrtle Beach for the great fall weather, family fun and a taste of the Seafood Festival in early October.

The NASCAR Racing Experience Offers High-Speed Thrills at Myrtle Beach Speedway

The NASCAR Racing Experience Offers High-Speed Thrills at Myrtle Beach Speedway

Get ready to rev your engines and experience a thrill of a lifetime, check out how you can go 0-60 and not get a ticket.

Labor Day Weekend Offers One Last Taste of Summer in Myrtle Beach

Labor Day Weekend Offers One Last Taste of Summer in Myrtle Beach

Escape to Myrtle Beach for Labor Day and discover what everyone is talking about.

Have a Splashing Good Time at Myrtle Beach’s Top Water Parks

Have a Splashing Good Time at Myrtle Beach’s Top Water Parks

Enjoy the water activities here at Long Bay, but if you want to venture out, check out the waterparks you might want to check out.

Long Bay Resort Adds Mini-Golf to Its Impressive List of Amenities

Long Bay Resort Adds Mini-Golf to Its Impressive List of Amenities

Long Beach Resort is a destination in itself, check out all of the amazing new and existing amenities for you to enjoy on your next Myrtle Beach vacation.

AquaPark Brings More Thrills to Grand Strand’s Watersports Scene

AquaPark Brings More Thrills to Grand Strand’s Watersports Scene

Explore the latest craze at the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex that now has a water attraction unlike no other. Giant inflatables that will entertain the entire family for hours.

Glass Bottom Kayak Tours Offers High Adventure on Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

Glass Bottom Kayak Tours Offers High Adventure on Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

The Grand Strand is famous for the sun, surf and sand of its 60-mile stretch of white-sand beaches, as well as the great attractions, restaurants, shops and nightlife offerings in and around the hub city of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. But there are also some special places tucked away from the neon lights and dance music, and there's only one way to discover them.

Carolina Ale House Among 3 New Eateries at Myrtle Beach’s Broadway at the Beach

Carolina Ale House Among 3 New Eateries at Myrtle Beach’s Broadway at the Beach

June has been a busy month for restaurant openings at Broadway at the Beach, and that's good news for Myrtle Beach vacationers and Long Bay Resort guests with adventurous palates. Three new establishments have made their debuts at Myrtle Beach's most popular multipurpose complex, including the latest brewpub to capitalize on the craft-beer craze - the Carolina Ale House.

Myrtle Beach, Long Bay Resort Offer New Ways to Have Summer Fun

Myrtle Beach, Long Bay Resort Offer New Ways to Have Summer Fun

Summer fun in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, never gets old, but it is nice to have a few new surprises each year. That's why Long Bay Resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront is always striving to come up with some nice additions in the off-season to keep our guests coming back for more.

Fourth of July Is Prime Party Time in Myrtle Beach

Fourth of July Is Prime Party Time in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is America's favorite family beach vacation destination, and the Fourth of July is the most popular time of year to visit. In fact, the Grand Strand hosts several birthday parties for America on Independence Day, with fireworks, concerts, parades, baseball and a whole lot more in store for Myrtle Beach visitors.

Beach Laws Support Fun, Safe Summer Vacations for Myrtle Beach Visitors

Beach Laws Support Fun, Safe Summer Vacations for Myrtle Beach Visitors

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has been named America's No. 1 family summer vacation destination by various media outlets, and not just because of the sun, sand and surf. In addition to offering a 60-mile stretch of white-sand beaches and inviting coastal waters, the Grand Strand also provides a fun, safe and healthy playground for families to enjoy.

Myrtle Beach Has the Right Recipe for Summer Fun and Festivals

Myrtle Beach Has the Right Recipe for Summer Fun and Festivals

Take a 60-mile stretch of white-sand beaches and cool Atlantic Ocean waters, sprinkle in some sunshine and sea breeze, mix in generous helpings of attractions, golf, watersports, dining, shopping and nightlife, and you have a recipe for the ultimate summer vacation in sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The fun is already baked into this vacation cake; now for the icing.

Five Fun, Free Things for Teens to Do in Myrtle Beach

Five Fun, Free Things for Teens to Do in Myrtle Beach

Teens can be a tricky bunch to entertain during a family vacation. Too young to go out on the town on their own — and too old to hang around with the parents 24/7 — most teenagers also happen to be too broke to do all the things on their wish list. But that's part of the beauty of vacationing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where much of the fun is for free.

Go on a Paddleboarding Adventure in Myrtle Beach

Go on a Paddleboarding Adventure in Myrtle Beach

For adventurous souls who love water sports but lack the skill, stamina or nerve for activities like surfing, kiteboarding or parasailing, there's a popular alternative to give you a more relaxed taste of a day on the water in Myrtle Beach - it’s paddleboarding.

Day Tripping: Take a Break from your Myrtle Beach Vacation to Discover Wilmington, NC

Day Tripping: Take a Break from your Myrtle Beach Vacation to Discover Wilmington, NC

Once you've arrived at Long Bay Resort in sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, it's really tough to leave. After checking into your cozy room and checking out the oceanfront view, indoor and outdoor pool decks, on-site dining and more, you might find it difficult to visit all the wonderful attractions, golf, shopping, dining and nightlife the Grand Strand offers.

Long Bay Features Free Myrtle Beach Fireworks Shows in Every Direction

Long Bay Features Free Myrtle Beach Fireworks Shows in Every Direction

One of the best things about spending your Myrtle Beach vacation at Long Bay Resort is that you don't have to venture very far — if anywhere at all — to find lots of great ways to entertain the entire family. In addition to all the easy oceanfront beach access, the indoor/outdoor pool decks with waterslides and hot tubs, and the on-site restaurants and bars, Long Bay Resort is located in an upscale neighborhood on the north end of town that is convenient to everything without being in the middle of everything.

Spend an All-American Vacation in Myrtle Beach on Memorial Day Weekend

Spend an All-American Vacation in Myrtle Beach on Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is a special time in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and not just because it is the unofficial start of the summer season. The Grand Strand has a deep connection with the military that makes the holiday even more meaningful. In fact, while Myrtle Beach is now well-known for being America's No. 1 family beach vacation destination, the area owes much of its foundation to the opening of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base during the World War II era.

Take Surfing to the Next Level by Kiteboarding in Myrtle Beach

Take Surfing to the Next Level by Kiteboarding in Myrtle Beach

Guests at Long Bay Resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront can take a stroll down the shoreline on a beautiful but windy day and see something that might make them do a double take — flying surfers. Those are actually kiteboarders — extreme water sports enthusiasts who literally take surfing to the next level, as in airborne. Kiteboarding is one of the fastest-growing water sports on the Grand Strand. Created on the West Coast by surfers who decided to see what would happen if they added a parachute to the salty mix, kiteboarding has made its way across the country to surfers on…

Top 5 Fun-Filled Family Dining Options in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Fun-Filled Family Dining Options in Myrtle Beach

Deciding where to take the family out for an enjoyable dinner during your Myrtle Beach vacation can be a real challenge, but one with a nice reward for those who choose wisely. With more than 1,700 restaurants on the Grand Strand, finding a handful of places to dine that will make the whole family happy is a lot more difficult than it might sound.

Top 5 Ways to Get Around Myrtle Beach Without Moving Your Vehicle

Top 5 Ways to Get Around Myrtle Beach Without Moving Your Vehicle

One of the best things about vacationing at Long Bay Resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront is that you can enjoy a wonderful beach getaway without ever leaving the property. With the resort’s luxurious oceanfront accommodations, on-site dining, and a long list of amenities and aquatic facilities, Long Bay guests have plenty of fun-filled activities to keep them entertained.

Earth Day Music Fest, Diabetes 5K Team Up for Fun Day at Myrtle Beach Speedway

Earth Day Music Fest, Diabetes 5K Team Up for Fun Day at Myrtle Beach Speedway

At first glance, the fast and loud sport of NASCAR racing might seem like an unlikely match for the health-and-environment crowd. But Myrtle Beach Speedway's hosting of the 10th Annual Earth Day Music Fest and Diabetes 5K is proof that the two worlds can peacefully coexist with a special event that celebrates the planet and raises funds for a worthy cause.

Myrtle Beach’s New South Brewing Offers Tours and Tastings

Myrtle Beach’s New South Brewing Offers Tours and Tastings

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. But when in Myrtle Beach, drink like the locals drink. For thousands of Grand Strand residents and vacationers, that means tapping a keg or popping a top to enjoy an ice-cold beer from New South Brewing.

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:

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Plan Summer of Baseball, Bobbleheads and Fireworks

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Plan Summer of Baseball, Bobbleheads and Fireworks

The 2017 baseball season is warming up in the on-deck circle, and faithful fans of the Chicago Cubs still haven't stopped celebrating their long-awaited 2016 World Series championship. Grand Strand baseball fans also have ample reason to party, since our local minor-league team, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, is coming off back-to-back Carolina League titles.

Long Bay Resort Is a Great Rainy-Day Getaway

Long Bay Resort Is a Great Rainy-Day Getaway

The weather can be a wild card on any vacation, but you can visit Myrtle Beach without even packing an umbrella if you play your cards right. That means booking your reservations at Long Bay Resort, where rainy-day fun draws a full house.

Break Out Myrtle Beach Allows Visitors to Escape the Ordinary

Break Out Myrtle Beach Allows Visitors to Escape the Ordinary

There was a time when getting locked up during your Myrtle Beach vacation was a bad thing. Now, folks are lining up for the chance at the Grand Strand's latest attraction - Break Out Myrtle Beach. Unlike the many amusement rides and water parks around town, this new-age game features more mental challenges and offers a chance to "Break Out" of the ordinary.

Charity Walks, Road Races Highlight Active Spring in Myrtle Beach

Charity Walks, Road Races Highlight Active Spring in Myrtle Beach

The month of March marks more than the start of the spring vacation season in Myrtle Beach. It also signals the beginning of a road-race stampede on the Grand Strand. If you like to stay active and have a good time with fellow runners during your Grand Strand getaway, pack a pair of sneakers along with your flip-flops and sign up for a spring road race.

Enjoy the Carolina Country Music Fest and Relaxing in Myrtle Beach All in One Long Bay Vacation

Enjoy the Carolina Country Music Fest and Relaxing in Myrtle Beach All in One Long Bay Vacation

There's no need to choose between a relaxing summer vacation on the beach and a wild weekend at the concert event of the year. Grand Strand visitors can enjoy the best of both worlds by staying at Long Bay Resort away from the noise and crowds while attending the Third Annual Carolina Country Music Fest June 8-11 in the heart of Myrtle Beach's downtown district.

Long Bay Resort Has Your Tickets to Sun & Fun in Myrtle Beach

Long Bay Resort Has Your Tickets to Sun & Fun in Myrtle Beach

Guests at Long Bay Resort often say they could spend their entire Myrtle Beach vacation on the premises. After all, our clean and comfortable oceanfront accommodations, state-of-the-art indoor/outdoor pool decks and delicious on-site dining provide everything you need for a relaxing retreat. But Long Bay Resort also offers hook-ups to many of the great attractions the Grand Strand has to offer through our Sun & Fun Rewards program. The 2017 Sun & Fun Rewards package, which guests receive free of charge when they check in, includes free admission, discounted tickets and other benefits…

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Brings High Drama to HOB

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Brings High Drama to HOB

The popularity of crime drama television shows like "CSI" and "Law & Order" seems to have turned everybody into an armchair detective these days. Now guests at Long Bay Resort in Myrtle Beach can put those case-cracking skills to good use while having a great time during your Grand Strand vacation at the House of Blues' Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre.

Liberty Tap Room One of Many Dining Hot Spots Near Long Bay Resort

Liberty Tap Room One of Many Dining Hot Spots Near Long Bay Resort

Myrtle Beach's famed Restaurant Row is one of the most popular dining districts on the Grand Strand, but there's a new culinary center growing that is even closer to Long Bay Resort. While Restaurant Row is only a few miles north of the resort, Long Bay is located only a few blocks from several hot spots where guests can eat, drink, walk and be merry.

Five Irish Tenors Coming to The Carolina Opry in Myrtle Beach

Five Irish Tenors Coming to The Carolina Opry in Myrtle Beach

If this were a movie production, it might be called "Straight Outta Dublin." But Myrtle Beach area music lovers, both locals and visitors, simply call it a rare opportunity to witness one of the world's most popular acts - Five Irish Tenors.

Escape the Winter Weather for Hot Times at Rockin’ Jump

Escape the Winter Weather for Hot Times at Rockin’ Jump

The Grand Strand may be best known for hot fun in the summertime, but the wintertime can be a blast, too, thanks to Myrtle Beach's newest indoor attraction. Designed to give active visitors and locals alike a venue where they can literally bounce off the walls and floors even when the weather doesn't cooperate with outdoor plans, Rockin' Jump is Myrtle Beach's first trampoline park, and it provides plenty of space for children to burn off some energy under one very large roof.

Top 5 Reasons to Book Your Spring Golf Trip to Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Reasons to Book Your Spring Golf Trip to Myrtle Beach

The Grand Strand truly is a vacation destination for all seasons, with the character of the Myrtle Beach area seeming to change every three months. Summer is all about the beach and the fun attractions, such as fireworks shows and water parks, while fall is festival season, featuring events like the Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival and the Little River Shrimp Fest. The winter is a snowbird's paradise and peaceful retreat of mild temperatures and small crowds, and the springtime is all about golf - and lots of it.

The Track Brings Another Racing Thrill Park to Myrtle Beach

The Track Brings Another Racing Thrill Park to Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is home to a brand-new thrill park, and guests at Long Bay Resort are only a short drive away from taking The Track Family Recreation Center for a test drive. Holding a soft opening at the end of the 2016 season, The Track is located on Restaurant Row, only a few miles north of Long Bay, and offers a wide variety of go-kart racing and arcade games.

21 Main Among Top Places on Grand Strand to Dine, Party on New Year’s Eve

21 Main Among Top Places on Grand Strand to Dine, Party on New Year’s Eve

If you are coming to Myrtle Beach to ring in 2017 until the wee hours of the morning, don't forget to fuel up before you start your all-night party. While lots of local restaurants are offering special New Year's Eve dinner packages, one of the best options for feasting and festivities on the Grand Strand can be found at North Beach Plantation’s 21 Main Prime Steakhouse and Sushi Bar.

Ten Dates to Circle on your Myrtle Beach Vacation Calendar

Ten Dates to Circle on your Myrtle Beach Vacation Calendar

The first part of making your Myrtle Beach vacation is easy: stay at Long Bay Resort. The second part is all about picking which dates to visit the Grand Strand. This is easier said than done especially when there are so many things happening year-round in Myrtle Beach. Here’s a little help, with 10 events you don’t want to miss in 2017:

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