New Attractions & Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Don't Miss These New Attractions & Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is certainly full of fun things to do along with it’s beautiful coastline, but the Grand Strand is moving into the new decade with even more fun attractions, and great eats. Check out a few standouts we think might be fun excursions while hanging out oceanfront with us in 2020!

Topgolf

Don't Miss These New Attractions & Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Does your family love the game of golf or playing mini golf while you are on vacation? If so, then why not check out one of Myrtle Beaches newest attractions, Topgolf. Topgolf is located over by Broadway at the Beach and opened in February 2019. This has become a hot spot for many who love the game of golf, but don’t want to play 18 holes at an actual golf course. Topgolf is just like bowling only instead of getting a “lane” you will receive a “bay” in which you and the family can hit some golf balls in this driving range. Some of the other features that you will experience is excellent dining options and you can even have parties or events there. Don’t miss this fun outing with the family on your next vacation to Myrtle Beach.

New Restaurants In Myrtle Beach

A couple of must try restaurants next time you’re in town has to be the New Wicked Tuna location just a short walk away at 2nd Avenue Pier. This is the pier seen above where you’ll see the sunrise behind on summer mornings. Wicked Tuna opened in July of last year and is a great oceanfront dining experience to enjoy while staying at the resort.

Duck Donuts has made their way to Myrtle Beach. Experience some tasty treats for the family while you are on your vacation! It’s a short drive south from Sandy Beach Resort, but would be a fun morning run to surprise the family while they enjoy an early morning swim.

 Trampoline Parks

Don't Miss These New Attractions & Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

This year there are two new trampoline parks that will be opening later this year in Myrtle Beach. If you have never taken your kids to one of these parks, we can tell you that on a rainy day, this is the perfect place to be. Flip N Fly will be located near Coastal Grand Mall and Big Air Myrtle Beach will be located near The Market Common. Some of the fun features that you will find while you are visiting Flip N Fly Myrtle Beach will be many trampolines, a sky rail coaster and even a ninja course so you can be a ninja yourself. Big Air Myrtle Beach will have trampolines, a basketball and dodgeball court and even a wipe out setup and more. They will also have an area for the toddlers and more. You can follow along on their Facebook Pages to learn more about when their grand openings will be.

There are many other new things that have opened or are opening soon in the Myrtle Beach area but we wanted to share these with you. If you haven’t booked your vacation to stay with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and your family on your next adventure to the area and exploring these new things!

Escape the Cold this Winter to Myrtle Beach

Escape the Cold this Winter to Myrtle Beach

Are you dealing with the cold weather back home and are looking to getaway? If the answer is yes, then we can tell you that escaping the cold this winter to Myrtle Beach is what you need. Staying with us at Sandy Beach Resort will keep you and your family wanting to visit every winter. Let’s take a look below at how you and your family can enjoy Myrtle Beach this winter.

Fun at the Resort

Escape the Cold this Winter to Myrtle Beach

Sandy Beach Resort has a lot to offer our guests when you visit year-round. One thing that you can say is you won’t get to go swimming back home during the winter months. But when you vacation with us you will be able to enjoy the indoor pool, lazy river and hot tub. This can be fun for the whole family because who doesn’t want to relax while floating down the lazy river? Some of the other things you can do at the resort is enjoy the beach because we are right in front the beach. Let the kids go play with their sand toys building sandcastles and collecting seashells to take home with them. The possibilities are endless when you visit our beautiful resort!

Fun Shows

When you visit Myrtle Beach during the winter months means that you get to experience some of the shows around the Grand Strand. During the month of December is where you will be able to enjoy some of the Christmas shows. One favorite show that many locals and guests love to go to is The Carolina Opry. Not only do they put on a great show during the month of December, but they also offer you a great show during the winter. Some other great shows you can go visit would be the Alabama Theatre, Pirates Voyage and Medieval Times. No matter what you’re looking for you will find it here in Myrtle Beach.

Activities Around Town

Escape the Cold this Winter to Myrtle Beach

There are so many different activities that you will find around Myrtle Beach during the winter months. A few of the activities that you can do while in town are Ripley’s Aquarium, Hollywood Wax Museum and so much more. Shopping can be done at several different places such as Tanger Outlets, Barefoot Landing and Broadway at the Beach. While you are there at Broadway at the Beach head over to Paula Deen’s to grab yourself some good ole southern cooking. Go ahead and give the fried green tomatoes a try and don’t forget about the banana pudding that everyone loves.

There are plenty of things that you can do while in Myrtle Beach this winter, but we wanted to share these with you. Escaping the cold back home and enjoying the nice weather here in town will make you want to stay forever. If you haven’t booked your winter vacation to stay with us at Sandy Beach Resort, now is the time. We hope to see you this winter and enjoy what Myrtle Beach has to offer you!

November Events You Can’t Miss in Myrtle Beach

November Events You Can’t Miss in Myrtle Beach

Are you and your family headed to Myrtle Beach in November? If the answer is yes, then you are in for a treat. Coming down and take advantage of the wonderful cool weather and the fun things to do, is just what every family need. Staying with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort will keep your family close to where the fun is at. Let’s take a peek at some of the fun events that you can attend on your next vacation to Myrtle Beach.

Seafood Festival

November Events You Can’t Miss in Myrtle Beach

Kicking off the month of November this year is the Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival on Friday, November 1st and Saturday, November 2nd. This is a Grand festival that everyone should visit at least once while they are on vacation in the area. And what’s going to the beach without experiencing some fresh seafood? This festival is free to attend and will be on the oceanfront between 8th & 9th Avenues in Downtown Myrtle Beach, you will need to purchase food while you are there. Not only will the festival have delicious seafood, but will also have live music, activities for the kids and more. Go and enjoy this fun festival with the family and spend some quality time together at the beach!

Lighting of the Tree

Get into the holiday spirit before Thanksgiving and head over to Broadway at the Beach on Friday, November 16th. Beginning at 6:00 pm, the 25th Annual Tree Lighting Celebration kicks off for some fun. There will be live music and entertainment, things for the kids to enjoy and even a special visitor all the way from the North Pole. From singing Christmas carols to letting the kids dance to their hearts content, there is something for everyone. This event is free to attend is one you don’t want to miss!

13th Annual Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot

November Events You Can’t Miss in Myrtle Beach

Do you and your family love to get involved in fun runs at home on a holiday? If you do, then you don’t want to miss the 13th Annual Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. Happening at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach is where your family can join in the fun. Don’t fret about how much turkey you may eat later that day because this run will make you ready to enjoy that amazing food. There will be several races going on that day including a 5K, 8K, 1-Mile Run and a Free Tot Trot for the kids. The race begins at 9:00 am and ends at 12:00 pm and is one you won’t want to miss this year.

While there are many other fun events happening during the month of November in Myrtle Beach, these are the few we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t made your vacation reservations with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort, now is the time. We hope that your family will take advantage of the fun events coming next month while on your vacation.

Fall in Love with Myrtle Beach

Fall in Love with Myrtle Beach

Are you looking for a place that your family can take a nice fall getaway? We at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort can tell you why you must visit during the fall months. Besides the weather turning a little cooler and the kids are back in school, this time of the year is perfect to visit. From festivals to Halloween fun there is something for everyone to love. Let’s look below at a few of the events that can help you fall in love with Myrtle Beach.

Are we in Germany?

Fall in Love with Myrtle Beach

On October 11th & 12th is when you may think that you have traveled across the ocean to Munich, Germany. Your family will step into Myrtle Beach’s Oktoberfest that is happening at Market Common. Listen to the live music, taste the amazing food and let the kids enjoy activities. A few of the activities that can be done are inflatables, face-painting, picking out their own pumpkin and more. Fall in love with Myrtle Beach as you fall in love with celebrating Oktoberfest!

Become a Firefighter for the Day

For many young boys, they dream about becoming a firefighter so they can ride in the fire engine. Don’t let it be a dream when you visit Myrtle Beach on October 12th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Fire Station No. 3. Located at 2108 South Kings Highway is where you can bring your little ones for the Fire Prevention Expo & Open House. Let the kids explore the fire station with demonstrations, food, fire engine rides and more. You won’t hear “I’m bored” from any of the kids that day as they become a firefighter for the day!

It’s a Splash Halloween Bash

Fall in Love with Myrtle Beach

If you’re looking for a fun event where your kids can dress in their Halloween costumes, we have the perfect one. Head over to Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach on October 19th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm for some trick or treating fun. Listen to the live DJ and dance the night away, grab some food and so much more. Don’t forget to enter into the costume contest so you can win some pretty Spooktacular prizes. Admission to this event is $20 for Adults and Kids 11 & under are $15. Swim on by and have a family fun night at the aquarium!

There are many other fun events for you to fall in love with Myrtle Beach, but we wanted to share these. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort, go ahead and book it today. We hope that your family will fall in love with Myrtle Beach and enjoy the fun events happening on the Grand Strand!

Ways To Help With Hurricane Dorian Disaster Relief

We just wanted to help get these resources up for those looking to help provide aid to those who’ve been impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

Ways To Help With Bahamas Disaster Relief

Our hearts go out to the Bahamian people as they begin to recover from this disaster. As a coastal community it’s the least we can do to provide our audience these avenues to help with aid.

To Donate to the Red Cross visit: https://bahamasredcross.org/donate/

Global Giving is providing emergency supplies and you can support them at: https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/hurricane-dorian-relief-fund/

The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation is headquartered in Charleston South Carolina and is geared towards providing continued relief. Here’s their information as well: https://www.gbdisasterrelief.org/home/about-us/

The South Carolina Red Cross Chapter info can be found here:

https://www.redcross.org/local/south-carolina/about-us/our-work/hurricane-dorian-response-south-carolina.html

Fun Adventures Your Family Can Do in Myrtle Beach

Fun Adventures Your Family Can Do in North Myrtle Beach

Are you and your family coming to Myrtle Beach for your vacation soon? If the answer is yes, then we must tell you all about the fun adventures you can do while in the area. Staying with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort will keep you close to where the fun is at. Let’s look below at a few of the fun things that your family can do while on vacation!

Parasailing

Fun Adventures Your Family Can Do in North Myrtle Beach

Have you ever wanted to do something such as parasailing at the beach? If you said yes, then this is the fun adventure for you. Downwind Sails is the place to go that provides fun watersport experiences for many tourists who visit the area. From parasailing to jet skiing to going on a banana boat ride there is something for everyone in the family. Be sure to bring plenty of sunscreen, hats, shades, swimsuits and more whenever you have your day on the water. This is something that everyone will remember for years to come!

Up in the Sky

Another fun adventure that everyone in the family can enjoy is heading over to Broadway at the Beach and giving Explore & Soar a try. Here your family can do a fun ropes course in the sky and be able to soar like an eagle as you zipline down. If you do have family members who aren’t big on heights, then head on over to WonderWorks for a little more indoor fun. Be sure to wear tennis shoes for this fun day and just have a good time with the family!

Trail Blaze Adventure

Fun Adventures Your Family Can Do in North Myrtle Beach

Families who love to be adventurous on the open waters will love Trail Blaze Adventures in Myrtle Beach. Here you and your family can do tours of Myrtle Beach on a kayak, paddleboards and ride some bikes. On the kayak tour you will get to do a private island tour where you can explore the salt marsh and even get to check out our sunset tours. Whatever your heart’s desire to do on the water or on land, we can help you. Don’t forget your sunscreen and family and just have a wonderful day together.

There are many more fun adventures that you can do while you are on vacation to the Myrtle Beach area. If you haven’t made your reservations for you next family vacation to Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you soon on your vacation as you go on a few new adventures together as a family!

Fun Activities for the Beach the Kids will Love

Fun Activities for the Beach the Kids will Love

Do you have a family vacation planned to North Myrtle Beach soon? If the answer is yes, then we have to tell you about some fun activities for the beach your kids will love. Staying with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort will keep you close to where the fun is at. Making new memories with the family is just what we hope you will do on your vacations. Let’s look below at a few fun activities for the beach that your kids will love.

Seaside Mini Golf

Seaside mini golf is not like any other mini golf you’ve ever played at the beach. This is a game that your kids can play together and enjoy themselves for the day. Head over to the local dollar store and pick up a plastic set of clubs and balls while you are there for each child. Then you can make your own small course up on the sand and use driftwood as the markers for each hole. What a fun game to play even as a family and enjoy learning to become a great golfer.

Hunt for Treasure

Fun Activities for the Beach the Kids will Love

This is a fun activity that the whole family will enjoy doing together. Take a sheet of paper, draw a map to the treasure and have a bucket for the whole family. Then go out on the beach in the evening before the sunsets, and hunt for treasure. The kids can look for a pink shell, rocks, seaweed, something blue, etc. You can make the list on the map to show as many items or a few items. This fun activity that the kids will love, and the parents will remember for years to come!

Build a Sandcastle City

A classic activity for any child is to build a sandcastle every year they vacation to North Myrtle Beach. This activity isn’t just building one sandcastle, but about building a whole city. Each child can be in charge of one part of the city such as the houses, different buildings and schools. This is a fun activity that the parents can get in on too. It doesn’t matter how big or little your city is, but it’s about how much fun you have.

Soccer on the Beach

Fun Activities for the Beach the Kids will Love

Playing games on the beach is a fun activity that everyone enjoys. Bring a soccer ball with you on your next vacation to North Myrtle Beach and have a small game on the sand. You can either break up into small teams, or you can just kick the ball back and forth. This activity doesn’t need a ton of people to play either, it is a great way to spend time with family.

There are many other activities that your kids will love to enjoy on the beach, but we thought these were a start. Don’t forget to bring your beach towel, sunscreen and umbrella to the beach as you prepare to have a great time. If you are still looking for a great place to stay, check out our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals today. We hope that you and your family have a wonderful trip to make new memories!

Celebrate 4th of July on the Grand Strand

Celebrate 4th of July on the Grand Strand

It’s hard to believe that July 4th will be here in just a few short days and that means that your family vacation will start too. Coming to the beach during this fun holiday has been a tradition for many families staying with us in one of our Three Bedroom vacation rentals. Let’s look below at some of the fun events that are happening on the Grand Strand.

Pawleys Island Parade

Celebrate 4th of July on the Grand Strand

If you grew up in a small-town heading to a local 4th of July Parade, then you will feel right at home in Pawleys Island. Here you can sit back and watch the parade float by on homemade floats with decorations that fit the 4th of July and even decorated golf carts. The parade will start at 10:00 am and will run through noon. Don’t miss this fun event as you celebrate the red, white, and blue!

Ball Drop

Head over to Broadway at the Beach for the first 4th of July Beach Ball Drop. This is a fun event for the whole family as they drop over 2500 beach balls from above The Avenue at 5:00 pm. And while you are there you can grab yourself a bite to eat before seeing the fireworks. Make this a new tradition for your family to come to Broadway at the Beach and see all that is new for the 4th of July!

Fireworks at Broadway at the Beach

Celebrate 4th of July on the Grand Strand

If you are still at Broadway at the Beach, then you should stay for the annual 4th of July Firework Extravaganza. Grab a seat after your dinner to be sure you get the best seat in the house for the show. Sit back and relax as you get to see the amazing display of fireworks this year at Broadway at the Beach with your family. The firework display will begin at 10:00 pm, so be sure to get there early if you plan on coming just for the show to grab yourself a parking spot.

While there are many other events happening along the Grand Strand on July 4th, these are the ones we thought you’d enjoy. If you still haven’t made your reservations for your next family vacation to the beach, give a call today. We hope that you and your family have a safe 4th of July!

June Activities You Don’t Want to Miss

June Activities You Don’t Want to Miss

June is almost here and that only means that summer vacation will be too. Spending a week at the beach with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort will keep you close to where all the fun activities are going to be at. From spending a few days at the beach or by the pool to spending a few nights out on the town, there is something for all ages in the family to do. Let’s take a look at what fun things you and your family can enjoy while on vacation here in Myrtle Beach this June.

Country Music Festival

June Activities You Don’t Want to Miss

This year’s Carolina Country Music Festival that is back for another amazing year that will bring more than 30 of the hottest country’s stars to Myrtle Beach. This 3-day event happens every June and this year’s has something in store for it’s fans. Starting on June 6th and ending on June 9th is where you and your family can come and enjoy some of the best singers in the industry. Alabama will be help kick off the festival this year on Thursday, June 6th and it’s a performance you don’t want to miss! Some of the other amazing acts will be Randy Houser, Thomas Rhett, Dustin Lynch and many more. What a great event that your family can attend and good news is tickets will be on sale until June 4th!

Art in the Gardens

Do you have someone in the family who loves art? If the answer is yes, then we highly suggest heading over to Brookgreen Gardens this weekend for the Brookgreen Art Festival. This year your family can enjoy seeing some local artists and their work including some demonstrations. This is a free event to all those who visit the gardens from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm with a valid admission. Don’t miss this fun event for the artists out there who are visiting the beach.

It’s Baseball Season

June Activities You Don’t Want to Miss

Baseball season is in which means that it’s time to take your family to see the Myrtle Beach Pelican’s play a few games. The Pelican’s will play many other teams such as the Wilmington Blue Rocks and many more while you are on vacation. Taking your family to a game can become a tradition that many families love to do as the tickets can cost as little as $9 per person. We can guarantee that you won’t get a bad seat in the whole stadium. You can also take advantage of the many promotions that they have weekly including Half Price admission with a Backpack Buddies donation. There is also the BOGO Hebrew National hotdogs. Don’t miss the opportunity to take your family to see the local team play and hopefully you can capture the fireworks too!

There are many other events happening around town in June, but these are the few we thought you’d like. If you are still on the hunt for a Myrtle Beach vacation rental, now is the time to make your reservations. We can’t wait to see your family this June as you come and enjoy the sun and fun!

Fun Easter Activities You Don’t Want to Miss in Myrtle Beach

Fun Easter Activities You Don’t Want to Miss in Myrtle Beach

Are you and your family vacationing in Myrtle Beach for Easter? If the answer is yes, then we must tell you all about the different things that are happening in the area. Staying with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort will keep you close to where all the fun is happening. Let’s take a peek at what fun Easter activities you don’t want to miss in Myrtle Beach.

Breakfast Under the Sea with the Easter Bunny

Have you planned a special breakfast for the kids while you are on vacation? Then we know of a perfect breakfast you can plan and surprise them by having breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Happening on Saturday, April 20th from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, Ripley’s Aquarium is where the special meal will be at. Enjoy a wonderful buffet along with a few other fun games such as a live DJ and a private Mermaid Show. The cost for this event is $25 per person ages 12 & up, $10 per person ages 10 & under and your tickets to the aquarium are included. What a perfect day to spend it at Broadway at the Beach and the aquarium.

Bass Pro Shops Easter Fun

Fun Easter Activities You Don’t Want to Miss in Myrtle Beach

If you have never been to a special event at Bass Pro Shops, you are missing out on some extra fun. On Saturday, April 20th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm for a fun family Easter event. When you first come into the Bass Pro Shops you will be able to take a picture with the Easter Bunny and receive a free photo. Your kids can do an Easter craft in the store and there will be an egg hunt in the store from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Registration for the egg hunt will begin at 1:30 pm. Don’t miss this fun event at Bass Pro Shops with the kids for a family fun day!

Easter Egg Hunt

Don’t miss the 37th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach is something for everyone to enjoy. Starting at 10:00 am the family can hunt for eggs throughout the park and it’s a free event to join in. Those who want to participate in the egg hunt will be divided into different age groups from infant and up. The Easter Bunny will be taking pictures with everyone and will be handing out candy to all the kids. Bring your camera to capture the moments that will happen at this event!

Let’s Go to the Fair – Easter Celebration

Fun Easter Activities You Don’t Want to Miss in Myrtle Beach

If you are looking for a fun way to celebrate Easter while on vacation, look no further. Come celebrate Easter at the Myrtle Beach Speedway for their 4th Annual Horry County Fair. On Sunday, April 21st from 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm is where you and the family can enjoy a fun county fair. To get started on the fun admission to the event is $5 per person and children 4 & under are free. Here you and your family will be able to enjoy an Easter Service, as well as carnival rides, games and so much more. There will be a petting zoo and let’s not forget about the pig racing. This can be a fun family day spending it out and about on the town for some Easter Fun.

While there are many other fun activities that are happening throughout Easter weekend, these are the few that we thought you’d enjoy. If you still haven’t made your reservations for your Easter vacation, it’s not too late to make your reservations today at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort. We can’t wait to see you and your family on your next vacation to the area!