Make Mom Happy With These Local Activities

Make Mom Happy With These Local Activities

Just in case you didn’t know, Mother’s Day is fast approaching on May 8, 2016. If you’re puzzled over how to celebrate, making Mom happy on her special day is easier than you think. How about doing something different this year and take your mother out to experience some of the local activities taking place around the Grand Strand. Mother’s Day comes around just once a year so this is your opportunity to show your gratitude to the mother or mother-to-be in your life.

Barefoot Princess Riverboat. What mother wouldn’t love a riverboat tour and dinner along the Intracoastal Waterway. Located at Barefoot Landing Marina, North Myrtle Beach. Phone: 843-272-2140.

Take your mom to Jack’s and go on a kayak tour, take a standup paddleboard or surfing lesson, or go out on a sunrise/sunset tour with her. Located at 3200 S. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach. On the north side of Springmaid Pier. Phone: (843) 647-7471

Who wouldn’t enjoy going on a dolphin watch with Blue Wave Adventures out of Murrells Inlet. This is the original, most experienced, intimate and eco-friendly dolphin encounter you can experience along the South Carolina coast. Located at Crazy Sisters Marina, Hwy 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. Phone: (843) 651-3676

Go Ape at North Myrtle Beach is a zip line and treetop adventure course just minutes from the Grand Strand. Set within beautiful North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, the course includes 5 zip lines. Enjoy the views as two of these take you across a 25 acre clear blue lake on the southeast side of the park. Location: 150 Citizen Circle, Little River, SC. Phone: (800) 971-8271

Take Mom for a horseback riding adventure at Wampee Stables. Enjoy a guided ride through the countryside on established nature trails. Location: 1518 Hwy. 57 South, Little River, SC. Reservations: 843-399-1489.

If the Mom in your life would like something a little more low key, consider taking her to Brookgreen Gardens. Here there’s a nice selection of tours, programs, and exhibits to enjoy. You can stroll through the gardens on a guided tour or go exploring on your own. Location: 1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC. Phone: (843) 235-6000.

With just a little advance planning you can give the mother or mother-to-be in your life the best Mother’s Day ever!

Where to Dine Out on Easter Sunday

There are many different restaurants in the Grand Strand area that are offering special dinners for those who wish to dine out on Easter Sunday. Whether you live in the local area or you’re vacationing in one of our luxurious condo rentals over the Easter holiday, take the time to check out the following list to decide on where you’d like to go. Just as soon as you know, it would be a good idea to make a reservation by calling the number provided.

Where to Dine Out on Easter Sunday
Brentwood Restaurant
4269 State Road S-26-852, Little River
Phone: (843) 249-2601
Family style menu includes roasted turkey, ham, roasted leg of lamb, sides, desserts and more. Easter Dinner served from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at $26.95 per person, $9.95 for kids 10 & under. Please call ahead for reservations.
 
Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant
1401 29th Ave N, Myrtle Beach
Phone: 843-916-2278
Have all the crab legs, seafood, prime rib and more that you can eat! The buffet is open from noon to 4 p.m. Please call for reservations.
 

Castano’s Italian Steakhouse
4926 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 361-2000
Special of Leg of Lamb with rosemary-garlic mashed potatoes, carrots and ham with mashed sweet potatoes and carrots on Easter Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be giving away treats and Easter eggs.
 

Chestnut Hill Restaurant
9922 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 449-3984
Easter brunch is from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and dinner from 4 to 9 p.m. Brunch items include a carving station with roasted leg of lamb, prime rib and ham, seafood, eggs Benedict, and French toast. Dinner selections include rack of lamb, prime rib, and chicken ravioli.
 

Croissants Bistro & Bakery
3751 Robert M Grissom Pkwy, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 448-2253
Easter brunch on Saturday, March 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
 

Crossroads at House of Blues
4640 Highway 17 S.N. Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 272-3000
Gospel Brunch will be held on Easter Sunday. Along with the live music enjoy buffet items that include a carving station, shrimp, biscuits and gravy, fried chicken, and omlettes.
 

Dead Dog Saloon
4079 US-17 Bus., Murrells Inlet
Phone: (843) 651-0664
Easter brunch from 9 am. to 1 p.m. The all-you-can-eat buffet will feature items such as omelettes, French toast, corned beef hash, and biscuits and gravy.
 

Gulf Stream Cafe
1536 S. Waccamaw Dr., Garden City
Phone: (843) 651-8808
Easter Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Brunch is $19.95 adults, $9.95 kids. The buffet will include a carving station, omelet station, breakfast meats, chilled shrimp, fried cod, mussels in garlic cream sauce with pasta, and much more. Gulf Stream Cafe will also serve their regular dinner menu from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Reservations are requested.
 

All of us at Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Easter!
 
 

Celebrating Easter in Coastal Myrtle Beach

Celebrating Easter in Coastal Myrtle Beach

Easter comes early this year, arriving on Sunday, March 27. If you’re planning on celebrating Easter in coastal Myrtle Beach you can count on having a good time. This time of the year is a beautiful time to go coastal. The crowds haven’t arrived yet, many of the snowbirds have flown back home, and the weather is warming up nicely. It’s an awesome time to walk the beach for hours on end.
 
You can visit the Easter Bunny at Inlet Square Mall any time from now until Easter. He will be available Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (break 3 p.m.-4 p.m.), Sunday Noon-5 p.m. (break 3 p.m.-3:30 p.m.) from now through March 26. Be sure to bring your camera and take advantage of the great photo op!
 
The Easter Bunny will be visiting McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach on Saturday, March 26, to give candy to all the children that attend this year’s event. The 32nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held from 10 a.m. until noon, as well as other games.
 
Barefoot Landing is holding their own Bunny Hop Easter Celebration from 12 noon until 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 26. Open to the public, this event offers lots of entertainment, food and games.
 
Plan on coming to the Hard Rock Cafe at Broadway at the Beach and enjoy Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, Mar. 26 between the hours of 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Cost for breakfast is $9.95 per person. Kids 2 and under are free with a paying adult. Reservations are required by calling (843) 946-0007.
 
The Children’s Museum of South Carolina will host an Easter Bunny Brunch on March 26. Bring the family and enjoy a hot breakfast, a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny and Easter-themed games and activities. Be sure to bring a basket or bag, because after the meal there will be an egg hunt with over 1,200 eggs hidden in the museum. There are two seating times, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. You must register and purchase tickets in advance. Tickets are $6 for members and $12 for non-members.
 
The Surfside Beach Easter Egg Hunt/Children’s Festival will take place on Saturday March 26 starting at 1 p.m. ,The hunt will begin promptly at 1 p.m. in Passive Park followed by the children’s festival at Fuller Park from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be train rides, inflatables, face painting, balloons and more for the kids.
  

Fun-Filled Local Events You Shouldn’t Miss

When it comes to vacations we can tell you how to pack the most fun into your time on the Grand Strand. Let’s face it, beach vacations aren’t only about the beach. There are many fun-filled local events that take place around coastal South Carolina, some of which will be going on while you’re in town. If you’ll be staying at one of our Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts over the next month be sure to take in some of these mentioned below. There’s just no reason not to make the most of what’s going on around the area while you’re here.

Fun-Filled Local Events You Shouldn't Miss

Barefoot Princess Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise
Barefoot Landing Marina, North Myrtle Beach
12:30 – 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23
A great way to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Intracoastal Waterway while listening to a guide. Indoor and outdoor seating.

 

Winter Tea Party at Brookgreen Gardens
Pavilion Restaurant at Brookgreen Gardens
3 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 27-28, 2016
Come for an afternoon of tasty treats and tea! Tickets are $35 for general public and $30 for members. Call 843-235-6016 to make your reservation.

 

17th Annual Myrtle Beach Marathon
Myrtle beach Pelicans Stadium, Myrtle Beach
6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, March 3-5
Compete n the Annual Myrtle Beach Marathon and Half Marathon and support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!

 

Canadian American Festival Week
Myrtle Beach House of Blues, Myrtle Beach
Saturday, March 12 through Sunday, March 20
The 55th Annual Canadian-American Festival will be held at different locations around the Grand Strand.

 

7th Annual Irish Fest
The Market Commons
11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, March 12
Come enjoy Irish beers, Irish foods, live Irish entertainment, variety of vendors, and kids activities at Valor Park!

 

24th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
Main Street, North Myrtle Beach
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 12
28th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival in North Myrtle Beach will come alive with the luck of the Irish.

 

5 Steps to Book Your Summer Vacation Rental

It’s that time of year when you should be thinking about where you’re spending your summer vacation this year. If you’re planning a trip to the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina and you want to stay in our superb oceanfront vacation rentals in SC follow these five steps to book your summer vacation rental.

 

Our vacation rental suites may be some of the nicest places you’ve ever stayed. The comfortable surroundings and the privacy we provide you with will change the way you think about vacations forever. Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts are the best vacation rentals in the area and we prove it time and time again. Follow these five steps to book your best vacation ever. 


5 Steps to Book This Summer's Vacation Rentals

  1. Make Your Reservations Now

The longer you wait to reserve a vacation rental the greater the risk of having to settle for a less than ideal place to stay. Do you have your heart set on being in the area during a certain week? Then don’t hesitate! Be sure to make your reservations early!

 

  1. Check the Weather

What is the weather forecasted to be like during your vacation? In tropical locations the rainy season may have warm and sunny days with showers in the late afternoon. Come now and take advantage of the benefit of off-season travel when rates are cheaper and the weather more temperate.

 

  1. Ask Questions

Get as many details as you possibly can before booking your reservation. How big are the rooms? Are housekeeping services included or do they cost extra? Does the price include taxes? Don’t rely on photos alone. If you have any questions, just ask!

 

  1. Online Research

Be sure to look online at interior and exterior photos of the vacation rental you’re considering. Read any testimonials posted by previous guests. Do a Google search just to see what may come up.

 

  1. We’re On Your Side

When you call us we listen to what you have to say when you tell us about your ideal rental and we work hard to find it for you. We are knowledgeable about both our rentals and the surrounding areas and will happily share that information with you. If we don’t have what you’re looking for we’ll tell you that, but we think you’ll really like what we do have to offer you.

 

 

Great Ideas for Valentine’s Day

With the Valentine’s Day holiday fast approaching we have some great ideas how you can make this year’s celebration something extra special. From a candlelit picnic dinner on the beach (weather permitting) to reserving one of our beachfront holiday rentals that comes complete with a hot tub, Jacuzzi and plenty of other extras, there’s just no good reason why you can’t make this the best Valentine’s Day ever.

Great Ideas for Valentine's Day

There are lots of restaurants in the area close to the beachfront holiday rentals that we have available. Many of the restaurants will have specials going on for the holiday. Give them a call or check at their websites online for prices.

If you prefer, you could instead make an extra special dinner for two while staying in. Make it complete with candles, flowers, and music. Wearing special attire is optional, of course. There are just no limits when you’re talking about different way to celebrate the most romantic holiday ever. But don’t forget the chocolates!

Great Ideas for Valentine's Day

While this holiday may have started out being just for lover’s it’s evolved over the years. Now it’s a holiday to let anyone special know that you care — whether it’s your children, your partner, a coworker or friend.

We know the beachfront holiday rentals we have at Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts have the potential to astound and impress anyone so why not take it up a notch this year. You’ll be glad you did! It’s an ideal treat for couples and families alike.

 

Restaurant Week in Myrtle Beach

Restaurant Week in Myrtle Beach

The popular Restaurant Week South Carolina is under way around the Grand Strand from Jan. 7-17, 2016. You won’t want to miss this annual event when hundreds of restaurants in the area offer up special menus and entrees at prices lower than their usual posted price.

This will be a super opportunity to try many restaurants around the Myrtle Beach area as well as go out to eat every night! Each year this popular event has residents and vacationers to the area experiencing different types of cuisine they may never have had before. If you’ve been waiting for a good excuse to treat yourself this is it! Cuisines of every type will be available around the area.

Restaurant Week in Myrtle Beach

When you dine at one of the Official 2016 Restaurant Week restaurants, you can enter to win a prize by clicking here: Check In To Win! Enter your code for a chance to win a gift certificate to that restaurant.

Those that use Twitter stand to find out the latest deals and can enter to win even more prizes. Just follow @RestaurantSC. They recently tweeted that when you can scan the QR code at any Restaurant Week restaurant where you dine you are entered for a chance to win even more prizes!

Restaurant Week in Myrtle Beach

For a full list of the restaurants participating in Restaurant Week just go here and click the restaurant name. Everything you need to know including their menus, hours, locations, special offers, types of cuisine and whether you need a reservation can be found there.

Whether this is your first time to the area or you live here year round, if you haven’t experienced Restaurant Week before, you’ll want to make this the year that you do!

4 Fun Ways to Celebrate on New Year’s Eve

The Myrtle Beach area has a lot of things going on in the area on New Year’s Eve both for residents and for visitors alike. Why not go out and celebrate the ending of 2015 and the arrival of 2016 – the best year ever! It’s never been so much fun to celebrate on New Year’s Eve as when you’re at the beach. You can watch the fireworks from up and down the coastline or go to one of the many events taking place. If you’re in the area here are 4 fun ways to bring in the best New Year ever!
 

4 Fun Ways to Bring in the Best New Year Ever

 
The Barefoot Princess River Boat
If you’ve never been on a riverboat this would be a real treat. Celebrate this New Year’s Eve on the ocean with one of the following three sightseeing options that the Barefoot Princess River Boat is offering.
 
1. A New Year’s Eve Sightseeing Cruise will be from 2-3:30 p.m. The cost is $21 per person.
2. Celebrate with a New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise with a buffet from 6-8 p.m. The cost is $49 per person.
3. A New Year’s Eve Dance and Dessert Cruise (ages 21 and up) will take place from 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. The cost is $58 per person.
 
There will live music provided. Reservations are required by calling (843) 272-2140 or (843) 272-6796. Ticket booth and launch site are located at Barefoot Landing Marina, 4932 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC.
 
New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Barefoot Landing
Be sure to check out Barefoot Landings spectacular fireworks show, weather permitting! Free and open to the public on New Year’s Eve. Location: 4898 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC.
 
House of Blues Dinner & Dance
If you love to rock out, come enjoy the rocktastic show that will be held at the famous, House of Blues. Corey Smith will be performing live! This year take part in the Dinner & Dance at House Of Blues on December 31 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Music starts at 9 p.m.
 
This year’s New Year’s Eve package includes:
– 4 Course Dinner & Live Entertainment by Nickel Bag of Funk New Years Eve Party Favors
– A Gift Certificate for 2 Free Tickets in the 2016 Concert Season (Subject to Special events or Blackout Dates)
– Buy One Get One Free 2016 Gospel Brunch Certificate
– Buy One Get One Free 2016 Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Certificate
– 25% Discount in the Company Store
– $4 Champagne Specials
 
Dinner seating times: 7:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m. $84.95 per person (includes tax, gratuity, meal & show). Tickets available by phone or box office only – call 843-272-3000 for details. Located in Barefoot Landing, 4640 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC.
 
		4 Fun Ways to Bring in the Best New Year Ever

 
New Year’s Eve at Hard Rock Café
Come ring in 2016 at Hard Rock Café and enjoy Black Glass performing live.
General admission is $25 for standing room only ($30 the day of, if available). Reserved seating is $40 for a reserved sea at a shared table. (By reservation only). VIP Tickets are $85 per person and include a three-course meal with soft drinks, champagne and chocolate. (By reservation only)
 
There will also be a:
• Balloon drop
• Confetti cannons
• Live simulcast from Times Square
• Complimentary appetizer buffet at midnight.
 
Ages 21 & older only. For reservations please call (843) 946-0007. Located at Broadway at the Beach, 1322 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Come Home to Myrtle Beach for the Holidays

When you think about the upcoming holidays your thoughts probably turn to family and past get-togethers. If you’re unable to get together with family this year why not come stay in our homes in Myrtle Beach and spend the holidays with us. You could begin a whole new tradition for your family! You could give yourself the best present ever!

Come Home to Myrtle Beach for the Holidays

With six resorts to choose from – all located oceanfront – you’ll have your choice of the most comfortable accommodations the area has to offer. Our properties are located minutes from some of the best golf courses in the Carolinas, plenty of shopping venues, fishing charters unlike any you’ve probably ever experienced, and over 2,000 restaurants ranging from causal to fine dining. Everything you need and more will be steps outside your door along with the following special events for the Christmas season:
 
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Night of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens
This is Brookgreen Garden’s most popular annual event and it’s become a holiday tradition for many families. Thousands of lights sparkle from Live Oak trees and illuminate all the garden paths as numerous musicians perform, carolers sing and visitors experience the enchantment that can only be found here at this time of the year. Open 3-10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17 through Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015.
 
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A Christmas Wonderland in North Myrtle Beach
The North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex is holding an extravaganza unlike any other in the area. From December 17-31 enjoy a long list of festive activities for the whole family! Every day from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. the following events as well as more will take place — Christmas “Under the Sea”, 3D Walk to the North Pole, Hayride lights show, Puppet show, a petting zoo and a family circus act, and Holiday paintball. Fee is Adult $20, kids 5-12 $10, kids 4 and under admitted for free.
 
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker
The Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre is presenting The Nutcracker at Coastal Carolina University on Sat., Dec. 19 from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 20 from 2-4 p.m. Come enjoy the elegance and festivity that comes with seeing a live Christmas show! Bring the family to Coastal Youth Ballet Theater in the CCU’s Wheelwright Auditorium.
 
All of us at Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts would like to wish you and your family and friends a very beautiful Christmas season!

Some Special Thanksgiving Events

If you’ll be spending the Thanksgiving holiday in the area you’ll quickly come to realize there’s no better place to kneel down and give thanks than in front of the beautiful blue Atlantic Ocean. It has a certain way of putting things into perspective for all of us.

While everyone seems to be arguing on whether or not stores should be open on Thanksgiving and who is going where and when on Black Friday, you can just kick back at water’s edge, or on your balcony in a lounge chair, and just be grateful for the things that really matter – family and friends. There’s no more beautiful place to give those thanks than right here along the coast in South Carolina. So why not make the most of it while you’re here!

 

Some Special Thanksgiving Events
The annual Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot will be held on Thanksgiving morning and features an 8K, 5K, 1 mile and a free Kid’s Tot Trot this year. The trots all start and end at Valor Park at The Market. Packet pickup will be on Wednesday, Nov. 25 between 4-7 p.m. at Valor Park or the day of the Trot between 6:30-7:50 a.m.


Over 1,200 runners follow the course as it winds through The Market Common and the former historic Air Force Base. There will be Bojangles Biscuits and chocolate milk provided to all runners.

The 8K and 5K Races start at 8 a.m. The 1-mile race starts at 9 a.m. and the Kid’s Race begins prior to Awards Ceremony. For more information, visit myrtlebeachturkeytrot.com

 

Some Special Thanksgiving Events
The 46th Annual South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival takes place at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from November 26-28, 2015. If you’re in the area and you enjoy blue grass music you won’t want to miss this special event. This is an indoor festival with floor and elevated seating. Both reserved and general admission seating is available. General admission ticket prices are Adult $40 per day or $90 for 3 days, Children (7-15) $20 per day or $45 for 3 days. Children under 7 are admitted free with adult. Reserved ticket prices vary. Parking Fee: $5.00 Daily. Handicapped park free.

From all of us at Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts we’d like to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving holiday!