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On the Grand Strand, Cooler Weather Brings Smaller Crowds and Easier Access

When the cooler temps and shorter days of winter set in, a beach trip to the Carolina coast may not be the first getaway to cross many potential vacationers’ minds. But as savvy travelers and longtime locals alike can attest, on the Grand Strand, the winter months offer many of the same attractions that draw the big crowds during the peak...

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4 Good Reasons to Act Early When Planning Your Grand Strand Getaway

While the temperatures may be falling nationwide, the holiday season is fast approaching and winter seems to be right around the corner, it’s never too early to start looking ahead and planning your spring and summer getaways on the Grand Strand. After all, in addition to putting some relaxing, sun-soaked days and warm, beachy breezes...

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Explore the Grand Strand on 2 Wheels With These Bike Trails

There are few better ways to soak in the beauty of the Grand Strand than on a bicycle — from which you can breathe in the fresh ocean air, let the wind blow through your hair and see the sights via pedal power, all while you’re getting in some exercise. And there are plenty of great places to take your bike for an off-road cruise on...

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Grow Your Holiday Cheer at the Ripley’s Aquarium Festival of Trees

Reeling in visitors year-round with exciting and educational activities such as up-close shark encounters, hands-on stingray experiences, live dive and mermaid shows, and other aquatic adventures spotlighting the creatures of the deep, Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach has long been a top destination for family-friendly, ocean-oriented...

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Crank Up the Holiday Cheer With The Carolina Opry Christmas Special

Each year as the holidays draw closer, the Grand Strand begins to show hard-to-miss signs that Christmas is right around the corner. The temperatures begin to drop (a bit, anyway) on our stretch of the Carolina coast, the festive, red-and-green Christmas decorations begin to adorn area storefronts and local homes, and — marking a uniquely...

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Heat Up Your Creativity on the Grand Strand - and Give the Gift of Hand-Blown Glass

Looking for a truly one-of-a-kind gift for the folks on your list this holiday season? At Conway Glass, you can create your own unique blown-glass Christmas ornament - and enjoy a fun and interesting learning experience while making it. Located on 12th Avenue in the historic Mayfair neighborhood of Conway - about 19 miles inland from...

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With These Grand Strand Putt-Putt Courses, Family Fun Is a Hole in One

While the Myrtle Beach area may have earned its “Golf Capital of the World” title thanks to its its long list of highly regarded full-size courses (100-plus golf courses can be found up and down the Grand Strand), the region also excels in the sport on a much smaller scale. At the area’s abundant mini-golf courses,...

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Hit the Mark on Family Fun at These Grand Strand Laser Tag Venues

Combining the thrill of competition with the strategic demands of battle, laser tag has grown to become a popular American pastime since its introduction in the late 1970s. And, as is the case with a range of other family-friendly attractions on our stretch of the Carolina Coast, there’s no shortage of places to pursue this particular...

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5 Smokin’ Hot Spots to Get Your BBQ Fix on the Grand Strand

When you’ve got a craving for barbecue, there’s simply no other type of food that will satisfy it. And fortunately for Grand Strand visitors who get the smoky itch, our 60-mile stretch of Carolina coastline offers plenty of BBQ joints where you can find the best in smoked meats and Southern hospitality. From ribs and smoked...

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