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8:13 am on Wednesday May 14, 2014

South Carolina BBQ Trail gains traction in Conway

South Carolina is known for its southern cooking - including its BBQ. [Conway] made the list of the top ten states for BBQ.  A ranking like that, could draw more tourists to our area. South Carolina is number six on the list, which is featured on...
8:04 am on Tuesday May 6, 2014

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce aims to turn tourists into residents

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce met today [Monday, May 5th] for a Real Estate and Relocation update, to figure out how to convince tourists they don't want to leave the Grand Strand.
12:14 pm on Monday May 5, 2014

National Travel and Tourism Week Continues in Myrtle Beach Area

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau has joined hundreds of cities, states and businesses across the country in the nation’s annual salute to the power of travel and tourism.  This year will mark the 31st...
3:10 pm on Friday May 2, 2014

Myrtle Beach Named Number One Travel Destination for Summer 2014

Thanks to the polar vortex, it looks like a lot of Americans are looking to escape the north. According to a TripAdvisor survey, "89% of U.S. Respondents to Take Summer Trips and Nearly 10% Cite Polar Vortex as Motivation for an Escape". TripAdvisor...
9:49 am on Thursday May 1, 2014

Charleston bases make list of 'Most Amazing Places Uncle Sam Could Send You'

To be stationed at Joint Base Charleston offers little reason to complain, though strangely it garnered a lower spot than a time at Savannah's Army installation. 
12:11 pm on Wednesday April 30, 2014

U.S. News names Myrtle Beach an Underrated Beer City

U.S. News & World Report ran a feature yesterday showcasing "8 Underrated Beer Cities" and nestled between Santa Fe, New Mexico and Santiago, Chile is Myrtle Beach.  via US News: "Thanks to the Pint Bill — which was signed into law in June 2013...
9:20 am on Tuesday April 29, 2014

Myrtle Beach One of 10 Best Beaches for Families in 2014

The editors at have chosen Myrtle Beach as one of its 2014 top 10 best beaches for families.  “Myrtle Beach might as well be a distant cousin of Disney World,” is how described the area. The editors...
7:41 am on Tuesday April 29, 2014

4 Great Myrtle Beach Travel Spots found off the Beaten Track

Earlier this month, Myrtle Beach was honored by leading travel site Trip Advisor as one of the 25 top travel destinations in the United States. The list was compiled based on the millions of reviews that people send to the travel review site. Brad...
8:16 am on Friday April 25, 2014

Checkpoints set to ramp up to cut down on DUI crashes in Horry County

Checkpoints will be held throughout the county in an effort to reduce drinking and driving-related car crashes [...] There will be increased enforcement through public safety checkpoints and saturation patrols in Horry County throughout the weekend...
12:12 pm on Thursday April 24, 2014

Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon A Top Race Worth Traveling For

Vacation rental website FlipKey has selected the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon as one of its 50 top races and marathons worth traveling for. FlipKey published its 2014 list based on industry research and traveler feedback. One race was selected from...