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A Safe and Enjoyable Day at the Beach

Millions of people visit Myrtle Beach every year to enjoy the activities and of course the beach. Although the Grand Strand beaches may look amazing, just like all beaches, they can still be unpredictable and dangerous if you don’t follow the rules of safety. Before you go on to the beach be sure to read … Continue reading "A Safe and Enjoyable Day at the Beach"

Building the Best Castle at the Beach

If you truly want to elevate your sandcastle making skills, you will need to properly select the right location for the best sand, be equipped with the correct sandcastle tools, and of course have your creative imagination to build your masterpiece. The key is to treat your creation like the work of art that will become a lasting memory.

The 6 Best Bakeries in Myrtle Beach, SC

South Carolina’s sunny Grand Strand is home to a variety of bakeries, cafes, and confectionaries, many of which stand out amid the sea of options. Our very own North Shore Oceanfront Hotel boasts a small, seasonal bakery, Ocean Sweets, which serves everything from pastries to cookies and ice cream. However, during the winter season, families … Continue reading "The 6 Best Bakeries in Myrtle Beach, SC"

The Smokiest BBQ in Myrtle Beach: Finger-Lickin’ Deliciousness

House-smoked, Southern-style BBQ has a way of awakening the animal inside us all. There’s something overwhelmingly alluring about the smell of smoked pork, especially when it’s billowing out of an old-school Mom and Pop shop on the outskirts of sunny Myrtle Beach. Artisanal BBQ sauce can make anything taste like gold. No utensils are necessary—it’s … Continue reading "The Smokiest BBQ in Myrtle Beach: Finger-Lickin’ Deliciousness"

The Best Sushi in Myrtle Beach, SC

As we shift our focus from summer to fall and winter, droves of travelers begin to rethink their dining habits. Beachside fare is swapped for warm, hearty meals and, according to Japanese restaurant trends, sushi, ideally served at room temperature. The best sushi in Myrtle Beach is readily available near the sea, as well as … Continue reading "The Best Sushi in Myrtle Beach, SC"

A Self-Guided Myrtle Beach Cycling Tour

There are multiple ways to survey the Grand Strand, including a helicopter tour, jet ski ride, or beach stroll. With 60 miles of pristine beaches spanning from Little River down to Winyah Bay, there’s no shortage of potential mid-day exploration for you and the kids. Sands Resorts welcomes travelers from all across the East Coast, … Continue reading "A Self-Guided Myrtle Beach Cycling Tour"

The 3 Most Underrated Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

South Carolina’s Grand Strand, including sunny Myrtle Beach, remains one of the world’s finest golf meccas, featuring the likes of Caledonia Golf Club, King’s North, and TPC Myrtle Beach. Jaw-dropping course designs from Arnold Palmer, Tom Fazio, Mike Strantz, and Robert Trent Jones line the Strand, much to the delight of visiting golfers from across … Continue reading "The 3 Most Underrated Myrtle Beach Golf Courses"

4 Splendid Day Trips from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

There’s no deep-rooted reason to vacate Myrtle Beach’s warm, sugary sand or the Turkish blue Atlantic. However, it’s not uncommon for travelers to spend several weeks in our beachy paradise, particularly during inexpensive “offseasons.” Thus, it’s only natural that guests grow curious about the many seaside villages and historic towns on both ends of the … Continue reading "4 Splendid Day Trips from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina"

The Best Takeout in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Although several restaurants along Myrtle Beach’s sandy shores are expanding their dining services (oftentimes to outdoor seating only), a healthy portion of tourists will likely prefer some good, old-fashioned takeout during this ongoing pandemic. Travelers and locals alike have opened their arms to the region’s struggling, vulnerable restaurants by ordering takeout or utilizing delivery services. … Continue reading "The Best Takeout in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina"

The Top 15 Annual Myrtle Beach Events

The current state of the world has most Americans daydreaming about something that we perhaps took for granted: large gatherings. In due time, the world will return to normalcy, effectively ushering in a new admiration for events, festivals, and competitions of all shapes and sizes. In an effort to look ahead with fondness into our … Continue reading "The Top 15 Annual Myrtle Beach Events"