Fun Things to Do in Myrtle Beach

Looking for fun things to do in Myrtle Beach? Our regularly updated blog keeps you in the loop on all of the exciting things going on in Myrtle Beach. Read more about our favorite attractions and find out all of our recommendations for things to do in Myrtle Beach during the holidays.

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  • A Packing Guide for Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

    Is your vacation just around the corner, but you’re overwhelmed with what to pack? Have no fear, as we are here to help. Myrtle Beach Resort provides linens and towels to our short-term rental guests. If you need more linens and towels, they are available at an additional cost. Look at our packing guide to help kick-start your Myrtle Beach Vacation below.

     Clothing & Accessories

    • Underwear/Bras/Undershirts
    • Sleepwear
    • T-Shirts/Tank Tops/Sleeveless Shirts
    • Casual Shirts & Pants
    • Jeans
    • Shorts/Skorts
    • Lightweight Jacket
    • Swimsuits/Cover-Ups
    • Tennis Shoes
    • Sandals/Flip-Flops/Crocs/Water Shoes
    • Beach Bag/Tote
    • Diapers for the Little Ones


    • Glasses/Contact Lenses/Solution
    • Toothbrushes/Toothpaste/Mouth Rinse
    • Body Wash/Soap/Baby Wash
    • Shampoo/Conditioner
    • Razors/Shaving Cream
    • Makeup/Face Cleanser
    • Haircare Products
    • Feminine Products
    • Deodorant
    • Hairdryer/Hairstyle Tool
    • Brush/Comb
    • Hair Ties (Scrunchies, Bands, Headbands)
    • Insect Repellant
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Moisturizer
    • Medications/Vitamins/Pain Relievers

    Beach Things

    • Sunscreen (30 SPF is recommended)
    • Aloe/Aloe Lotion
    • Beach Umbrella/Chairs
    • Beach Towels
    • Beach Blanket/Fitted Sheet
    • Cooler
    • Boogie Board
    • Rafts/Floats
    • Beach Toys
    • Books or a Kindle
    • Sun Hats/Glasses
    • Light Color Shirt/Rash Guard with SPF Protection
    • Portable Bluetooth Speaker

    Miscellaneous Items

    • Microfiber Towel
    • Baby Powder (gets sand off the body quickly)
    • Waterproof Phone Case
    • Insurance Cards
    • Debit/Credit/ATM Cards
    • Cash
    • Laptop/Tablet (plus chargers)
    • List of Emergency Contacts
    • Camera with Memory Cards & Charger
    • Phone Chargers
    • Driver’s License

    Vacation Rental List

    • Toilet Paper
    • Paper Towels
    • Napkins (paper towels will work too)
    • Coffee Filters
    • Sponges
    • Dish Soap/Dishwasher Tablets (if your unit has one)
    • Laundry Detergent/Fabric Softener/Dryer Sheets (there are guest laundry facilities available)
    • All-Purpose Cleaner/Disinfectant Spray/Wipes
    • Trash Bags
    • Foil/Plastic Wrap
    • Storage Containers/Ziplock Baggies
    • Hand Soap for Bathrooms & Kitchen
    • Tissues
    • First Aid Kit
    • Foldable Clothes Hamper/Basket
    • Spices/Non-Stick Cooking Spray
    • Board/Card Games to Play
    • Nightlights (for your little ones)
    • Sound Machine

    While many other things could be placed on this list, the above is what we wanted to share with you. If you’re still looking for a place to stay this summer, Myrtle Beach Resort is still available. We can’t wait to hear how this packing guide helped you with your upcoming vacation to Myrtle Beach!

  • 3 Events You Don’t Want to Miss this May

    It’s hard to believe that May is just around the corner, and soon kids will be out of school for the summer. May is an excellent time of the year to visit Myrtle Beach as the weather is getting warmer but still not hot like it will become June and July. Staying with us at Myrtle Beach Resort will keep you and your family close to the action. Look below at three events you don’t want to miss this May on the Grand Strand.

    Smoke on the Beach

    Closeup of chef cooking poultry, beef and pork meat, ribs in BBQ smoker.

    Returning this year here in Myrtle Beach is Smoke on the Beach. This BBQ Competition Festival happens yearly, and it has not only local amateur teams but also professional ones. This event will also have other things to do and enjoy, like a car show and even a band competition. Smoke on the Beach is happening Friday, May 19th, from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm, and Saturday, May 20th, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Be sure to come hungry to this event has different food vendors, beverages for all, and other festival vendors. This is fun for the whole family with a lot of BBQ to enjoy!

    Blue Crab Festival in Little River

    Another great festival to check out is the Blue Crab Festival in Little River. This event is from Saturday, May 20th to Sunday, May 21st, 2023, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. Some of the things you’ll find at this fun event are fresh seafood, different food vendors selling non-seafood items, local craft vendors, and more. Be sure to bring a chair with you so you can enjoy some of the live entertainment that will be taking place on both days. Admission to the event is $7 per person 13 and older and free for all those 12 and under.

    Movies in the Park

    couple sitting in camp-chairs in city park looking movie outdoors at open air cinema lifestyle

    If you aren’t in Myrtle Beach during the other two events, check out Movies at Mclean. Join locals and visitors on Friday, May 12th at 7:00 to watch a family-friendly movie at McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach. You and the family can enjoy watching “Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.” Admission to the event is free and be sure to bring a blanket or chair and some cash for any snacks you may want. Think of all the new memories you’ll make this May!

    Many other events are happening here in Myrtle Beach this May, but we wanted to share these with you. If you haven’t booked your next stay with us at Myrtle Beach Resort, now is the time. We can’t wait to hear which event was your favorite!

  • Don’t Miss these 3 Events Happening in Myrtle Beach for Easter

    Can you believe that Easter is just a few short weeks away? We can’t either, and we have to say that we’re excited over the future vacations for many. Spring Break and Easter are just the starts of the traveling mode for many families looking to escape their busy lives at home. Staying with us in one of our Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will allow you and your family to reconnect with each other. Let’s look below at what three events are happening in Myrtle Beach this Easter.

    41st Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    boy holding basket full of colorful easter eggs after egg hunt at spring time

    Don’t worry about the kids missing out on the Easter Egg Hunt while you are on vacation, as we know the perfect place to go. Head on over to McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach, hosting their 41st Annual North Myrtle Beach Easter Egg Hunt. This will be on Saturday, April 8th starting at 10:00 am. This event is free to participate in, and there will be plenty of different age groups for the kids to enjoy. We do recommend that you arrive early as parking will be limited. Don’t miss out on this fun and annual activity on your Easter vacation.

    Surfside Beach Easter Egg Hunt & Children’s Fair

    Another great event near Myrtle Beach is the Surfside Beach Easter Egg Hunt & Children’s Fair. On Saturday, April 8th, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm is where you’ll be able to find this fun event. Admission to this event is free of charge, and the hunt will be for children ages ten and under. Along with the Easter Egg hunt, they will be hosting a children’s fair that will include live entertainment, bounce houses, food, and different vendors. Bring the whole family out to this event for a day of fun!

    Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

    Cute Easter Bunny pancakes on a white plate. Corner border against a white wood background with copy space.

    If hunting for eggs isn’t your thing, maybe a special breakfast with the Easter Bunny is. Head on over to Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach on Saturday, April 8th, from 8:00 am to 10:00 am for an exciting breakfast with the kids. In this event, you will need to book this in advance but included in the price of the breakfast is early admission into the aquarium, a delicious breakfast, a picture with the Easter Bunny, and so much more. Plan so you don’t miss this fun and exciting breakfast.

    While many other fun events are happening along the Grand Strand this Easter, we wanted to share these with you. Now is the time if you haven’t booked your Myrtle Beach vacation rental for your upcoming trip. We can’t wait to hear which event you enjoyed the most!

  • Where to Find Bike Rentals in Myrtle Beach

    Nothing says fun like riding a bicycle! A vacation isn’t complete without at least one ride along the beach on the saddle of a bike. When you’re ready to ride and looking for where to find bicycle rentals in Myrtle Beach, check out the following companies that offer a large assortment of rentals in the area. Whether you’re looking for a beach cruiser, easy rider, road bike, or mountain bike, you won’t be disappointed by the vast selection of the area.

    Where to Find Bicycle Rentals in Myrtle Beach

    Bicycle Rental Companies Around the Grand Strand

    Myrtle Beach Bicycles
    10799 HWY 707, Murrells Inlet
    Phone: (843) 215-7433
    Sales & Rentals, Repairs & Service, Pickup & Delivery

    Beach Bike Shop
    711 Broadway Street, Myrtle Beach
    Phone: (843) 448-5335
    Cruisers and road bikes are available for rent daily and/or weekly.  

    Mr. C’s Bicycles
    720A Business Hwy. 17N, Surfside Beach
    Phone: (843) 238-3222
    The Oldest Bicycle Shop On The Grand Strand. 

    Myrtle Beach Bicycle Rentals –N- Tours
    229 Cold Water Circle, Myrtle Beach
    Phone: (843) 222-3840
    Adult and Children’s bikes. Fat tire bikes also available.

    Boardwalk Bikes
    1515 N. Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach
    Phone: (843) 808-9473
    Adult and Children’s bikes. Trikes, Tandem and E-Bikes also available.

    There are many other bike rental stores around the Grand Strand, but we wanted to share these. If you’re still on the hunt for a Myrtle Beach vacation rental this year, give us a call today. We can’t wait to hear where you rode to on the Grand Strand with the family!

  • Spend Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach this Year
    Spend Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach this Year

    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s time to start planning your getaway to Myrtle Beach. 2023 feels like it’s flying by so quickly, so why not head to the beach and relax for a few days as a couple. Staying with us at Myrtle Beach Resort will allow you and your loved one to feel close to the fun and romance. Let’s look below why you should spend Valentine’s Day here on the Grand Strand instead of at home this year.

    Romantic Dinner

    Spend Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach this Year

    One of the best things about spending Valentine’s Day away from home is being able to enjoy a romantic dinner out on the town. There are many incredible restaurant options that you can choose from in the area that won’t disappoint. Some of the restaurants you can check out our Carolina Roadhouse, The Melting Pot, and Hook & Barrel. You will want to make sure that you make reservations as it’s an excellent reason to eat out for the night. There are many other options in the area for some pretty spectacular meals to choose from.

    Wine & Design Fun

    Spend Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach this Year

    Another great option available this Valentine’s Day on the Grand Strand is something fun and unique. Head on over to the Wine & Design in the area as the two of you create a painting that you will remember for years to come. This will be Valentine’s Day-themed artwork and is something that you will relax and enjoy together. This is a fun date night you can do together, and you will want to be sure you’ve made your reservations today. Think of what your friends and family will say over your artwork you’ve brought home.

    While there are many other fun reasons why you should spend Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach this year, we wanted to share these with you. If you haven’t booked your getaway to stay with us at Myrtle Beach Resort, give us a call today. We can’t wait to see you as you make new memories on your romantic getaway to the area!

  • Where to Find Luxury in a Winter Vacation Rental

    If you’re looking for a luxurious winter vacation rental why not stay in one of our winter vacation rentals. Staying in one of these luxurious rentals is a fabulous way to have what may be the vacation of a lifetime. For the period of time that you’re here, you’ll be right in the middle of paradise. Isn’t this is the year to treat yourself special and take it over the top?

    Kick Off the New Year in a Luxury Rental

    Our vacation rentals provide you with more space than other vacation accommodations in the area. Don’t settle for living elbow to elbow in a hotel room. Come enjoy a winter vacation this year in spacious rentals of your choosing and enjoy the complete privacy that they provide. We offer our guests with studios, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom condos that are fully furnished for you to enjoy.

    You and your family should be prepared for the best time of your life. A vacation is all about getting away and having a relaxing and fun time. Anyone who has visited will tell you — there’s an abundance of fun to be found here no matter what it is you like to do.

    In our winter vacation rentals everyone will have a private bedroom. There are fully equipped kitchens for cooking and dining area for eating together as a family. The living room is large enough to sit and watch DVDs or play video games together or maybe just sit and talk, planning the next day’s events or that evening’s outing.

    Kick Off the New Year in a Luxury Rental

    You’ll have your choice of views, too! Choose from oceanfront, ocean view or fairway view. You can count on us to provide you with a perfect place to stay. Enjoy some of our amazing amenities as well such as two indoor pools, a sauna and steam room, tennis courts and so much more.

    For those hoping to escape the cold and snow of the north, we have many winter vacation rentals that will save you a substantial amount over coming during the in-season months. Monthly winter rates are usually about what summer vacationers pay per week for their accommodations.

    If we can help you find the perfect rental give us a call at 888-826-4018 or contact us through our website.