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Five Ways to Beat the Heat in Myrtle Beach

Five Ways to Beat the Heat in Myrtle Beach

The summer of 2015 has already been a record-setting season for heat in Myrtle Beach, and there's still a lot summer left before we see any relief. The unusually high temperatures and humidity levels have forced locals and visitors to find creative ways to beat the heat without sacrificing valuable beach time. Of course, you don’t want to spend your vacation time stuck in your room. There are many ways you can beat the blazing summer heat. Here are five tips for keeping cool during your Myrtle Beach vacation:

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Top 10 Myrtle Beach Restaurants with a View of the Intracoastal Waterway

Top 10 Myrtle Beach Restaurants with a View of the Intracoastal Waterway

Waterfront dining doesn't have to be beachside. For all the oceanfront dining along the Grand Strand offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, there are some lesser known but equally beautiful Myrtle Beach restaurants along the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway. The 3,000-mile Intracoastal Waterway, which runs along the Eastern Seaboard and the Gulf Coast from New Jersey to Texas, enters the Grand Strand at the Carolina border in the fishing village of Little River. Running parallel to the coast, the Waterway merges with the Waccamaw River and numerous creeks and tributaries…

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Your Myrtle Beach Vacation: To Plan or not to Plan

Your Myrtle Beach Vacation: To Plan or not to Plan

Myrtle Beach is a popular destination for beachgoers, golfers, shopaholics, foodies, fishermen, sightseers, thrill-seekers and more, but there are really only two types of vacationers: Those who like to plan every detail, and those who like to go with the flow. It takes both types to pull off a fun vacation. Put too many planners in the same party and it becomes a power struggle over the daily itinerary. Put too many followers together and nothing gets accomplished. A healthy balance between the two approaches usually makes for a vacation that is both entertaining and relaxing. So for…

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Catch a Movie Under the Stars at Market Common in Myrtle Beach

Catch a Movie Under the Stars at Market Common in Myrtle Beach

One of the worst things to do while you are vacationing in Myrtle Beach is to go to a movie theater. Unless you are from a small town that has no theaters, why spend your precious time and money in Myrtle Beach doing the same thing you can do back home? But there are a few exceptions, like the "Movies Under the Stars" series at Market Common. For starters, it's free and open to the public, so that will save you valuable money for your vacation budget for other attractions and entertainment option during the week. Another reason to check out the "Movies Under the Stars" series is the…

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Four Tips to Protect Yourself from the Sun in Myrtle Beach

Four Tips to Protect Yourself from the Sun in Myrtle Beach

Each year millions of visitors flock to Myrtle Beach for some hot fun in the summer sun, and some get a little more sun than they bargained for. The worst souvenir you can take home from Myrtle Beach is painful sunburn, especially if it prevents you from enjoying yourself on vacation. Nothing can spoil a trip to the beach like too much sun that forces you to spend your time in the shade or the indoors. Here are five tips for protecting yourself and loved ones from the sun and making sure everyone has a safe and happy vacation:

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Top 5 Local Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Local Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

One of the biggest mistakes a vacationing family can make is to go out to dinner at a major national chain. With so many excellent locally owned and operated restaurants in Myrtle Beach, it's a shame to pass them up for the same meal you can get back home. Guests at Caribbean Resort are in luck. Two of the best restaurants in Myrtle Beach are within walking distance of the property, so you don't have to worry about driving and parking, and the walk back to your room with a full belly is a quick and easy one. In fact, all five of the restaurants on our list are within a couple of miles…

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Brookgreen Gardens Lowcountry Zoo a Haven for Grand Strand’s Native Species

Brookgreen Gardens Lowcountry Zoo a Haven for Grand Strand’s Native Species

When most people think of Brookgreen Gardens, just south of Myrtle Beach, images of beautiful blooming flowers and elaborate statues spring to mind. But many are not aware that Brookgreen Gardens is also home to the only accredited zoo by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums on the Carolina coast. The Brookgreen Garden’s Lowcountry Zoo is home to a wide selection of species that are native to the surrounding swamps, salt marshes and tidal creeks of the South Carolina Lowcountry. Featuring a nice collection of wild and domesticated animals, this attraction is perfect for the whole…

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Top 5 Fresh Markets in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Fresh Markets in Myrtle Beach

Eating right on vacation can be a real challenge. The ready availability of junk food combined with a busy vacation schedule makes it tempting to grab some grub on the go. It's vacation, after all, so live a little. But for those who favor a healthy diet of fresh fruits and vegetables, switching to easy and greasy food for a week can really throw your body a curveball, or maybe a fried cheese ball. You can only eat so many hot dogs and hamburgers before your system starts telling you it's time for something green and not fried. Even though you are on vacation, you are never far away…

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Top 10 Gluten-Free Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Top 10 Gluten-Free Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Vacationers with gluten allergies should have no problem with dining out in Myrtle Beach. The recent explosion in gluten-free dining has made it possible for patrons to choose from a wide range of restaurants that have responded to the growing trend. Although there are only a handful of restaurants that are completely vegetarian and gluten-free, many more mainstream establishments have started offering special menus to suit your dietary needs restrictions. Here are 10 you should try:

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Top 5 Places to Play Tennis in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Places to Play Tennis in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is known for golf. With nearly 100 golf courses in a 60-mile radius, it's hard to swing a golf club without landing on the links. But the other popular country-club sport of tennis is a bit trickier to find facilities, at least ones that aren't connected with a private club. Fortunately for visitors to the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach has lots of places for the general public to hit the hard courts. Although they may be a bit more tucked away than golf courses and other attractions in Myrtle Beach, here are five fun places to play tennis at little or no charge:

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Top 5 Rainy Day Activities for Kids in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Rainy Day Activities for Kids in Myrtle Beach

Don’t let rain ruin your day during your Myrtle Beach vacation. There’s plenty to see and during inclement weather, especially for guests at the Caribbean Resort. Whether your party wants to use the wet weather as an opportunity to get out and explore the Grand Strand’s great indoors, or just spend some quality time together back in the room, here are five family-friendly options:

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Carolina Country Music Festival Adds Another Day, More Artists

Carolina Country Music Festival Adds Another Day, More Artists

What could be more fun than three days of country music in Myrtle Beach's downtown district? Try four days of country music in the same scenic setting. The inaugural event, which will be held on the former Pavilion site along Ocean Boulevard and the Atlantic Ocean, has seen such a reaction to the announcement of the event that a fourth day was added to the initial three-day concert. The event is now Thursday through Sunday, June 4-7.

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Top Cinco Places to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Myrtle Beach

Top Cinco Places to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach may be a long way from Mexico, but the Grand Strand knows how to throw a party to celebrate the favorite holiday of our friends south of the border. Featuring all-day bashes that include live music, fun and games, and even a 5K for the fitness-minded, Myrtle Beach's Mexican restaurant and bar community makes sure May 5 doesn't go unnoticed on the Grand Strand. Guests at the Caribbean don’t have to travel far to find the fun. In addition to margaritas and frozen drinks flowing at the on-site Red Parrot Beachfront Grill on the pool deck, several nearby Mexican…

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Top 5 Things for Kids to do at Broadway at the Beach

Top 5 Things for Kids to do at Broadway at the Beach

Offering something for everyone, Broadway at the Beach is a great place to spend a day and night as a family. There’s shopping for mom, a surf-and-turf dinner for dad and live entertainment theaters for the grandparents. But the key to everyone having a good time is often the children: If they aren’t happy, nobody’s happy. That’s not an issue at this key Myrtle Beach attraction, where the hardest part about keeping the kids entertained might be deciding which child-oriented attractions to visit. They can burn off some energy at the on-site amusement parks or putt-putt golf, or…

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Top 10 Places to Shop at Market Common

Top 10 Places to Shop at Market Common

The Grand Strand is lined with shopping malls, retail centers and outlet stores, not to mention mega-plexes like Broadway at the Beach and Barefoot Landing. But there’s nowhere else in the Myrtle Beach area for shopping like Market Common. In fact, this urban-style village looks closer to something you might expect to find in Malibu instead of Myrtle Beach. Built on the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, this big-city environment is surrounded by lots of green space. The adjoining Valor Park features exercise trails, sports fields and playground equipment – perfect for taking a…

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Oak Ridge Boys Take Stage at Alabama Theatre

Oak Ridge Boys Take Stage at Alabama Theatre

When the Oak Ridge Boys take the stage at the Alabama Theatre on Saturday, April 18, their introduction will be a little bit longer and a lot more meaningful. Make that the "Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee" Oak Ridge Boys, who will make a celebratory stop at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach as part of their 2015 tour. Their Alabama Theatre show will be the second stop on their US Tour, and just their second show since the CMA announced their induction in March. The honor has been a long time coming for one of the top crossover gospel acts in country music history. Although…

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Catching up on New Beach Laws in Myrtle Beach

Catching up on New Beach Laws in Myrtle Beach

The City of Myrtle Beach is entering its second summer season of a new law regarding the use of tents on the beach, and there's still confusion among visitors about what is and is not legal once they step from the resort to the sand. Here's a look at the new beach laws and a few oldies you might not know:

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Top 10 Sightseeing Tours in Myrtle Beach

Top 10 Sightseeing Tours in Myrtle Beach

As beautiful as the Grand Strand’s white-sand beaches are, for some visitors it’s the only view they get to see. And while there’s certainly nothing wrong with spending a week, you’re missing out on a lot of things to do and see in the Myrtle Beach area, and some unique views. Whether it’s from high in the sky or deep in the blue sea, guests can get a new perspective of the Grand Strand, and perhaps even themselves, by taking a tour and doing something new and different. From dolphin-watching cruises to zipline adventures, the perfect way to spend a day in Myrtle Beach…

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Myrtle Beach SkyWheel Offer Best Seat on the Grand Strand

Myrtle Beach SkyWheel Offer Best Seat on the Grand Strand

If you have ever been anywhere near the downtown district at night, you have seen the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. In fact, even during the daylight hours it’s hard to miss the towering structure that hovers over the heart of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. But the 190-foot, high-tech Ferris wheel really shines after the sun goes down and the flashing neon colors light up the downtown skyline. But as pretty as the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel is at ground level, it’s nothing like the view from the top of the largest observation attraction on the East Coast. Unlike the scenic but one-sided…

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Top 5 Tips for Spring Break in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Tips for Spring Break in Myrtle Beach

The annual ritual of spring break is upon us, and visitors flock to Myrtle Beach each year to thaw out from the wintertime blues and get their first taste of sunlight and salt water. The Grand Strand is a great place to witness the magical transformation from winter to spring. The flowers begin to bloom and the beach heats up to create a haven for snowbirds seeking some sunshine. The only thing that can enhance the experience is this list of tips for ways to make your spring break more fun and affordable. Follow a few simple rules and take a couple of hot tips to get the maximum…

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Pirates Voyage a High-Seas, High-Energy Adventure

Pirates Voyage a High-Seas, High-Energy Adventure

If guests at the Caribbean Resort had a time machine, they could sit on their oceanfront balcony and see some of the famous pirate ships of lore just offshore. Before tourists and golfers discovered Myrtle Beach in the 1900s, pirates such as Blackbeard patrolled the waters of the Grand Strand in the 1700s to prey on cargo ships and hide out from the pirate hunters. But since the time machine hasn’t been invented yet, the next best thing is only a short drive away at Pirates Voyage Dinner Attraction. Located near Restaurant Row on the north end of Myrtle Beach, this dinner theater…

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Ways to Spend the Perfect Honeymoon in Myrtle Beach

Ways to Spend the Perfect Honeymoon in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a magical place for honeymoon couples. Starting your lives together in an oceanfront paradise is the perfect way to make some once-in-a-marriage memories and set the tone for a happy life together. That means a lot of compromise, and what better way to start than by sharing new experiences that might be more comfortable for one but new territory for the other. Now that you’ve both said “I do,” it’s time to back up those vows by planning the perfect honeymoon in Myrtle Beach. Here are a few suggestions:

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Top 10 Chain Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Top 10 Chain Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

A vacation to Myrtle Beach means the chance to try new things, and that includes restaurants you haven’t visited before. Why come all the way to Myrtle Beach if you’re going to dine at the same chain restaurant you go to all the time back home? Given the Grand Strand’s status as a national vacation destination, you will find restaurants that you won’t see anywhere else in the region. Here’s a list of the top 10 chain eateries in Myrtle Beach:

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Palace Theatre Brings Off-Broadway Entertainment to Broadway at the Beach

Palace Theatre Brings Off-Broadway Entertainment to Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach wouldn’t be the same without off-Broadway entertainment, and the Palace Theatre is where you will find it. The beautiful 1920s-style theater-house structure is home to performances by the top touring companies on the circuit, as well as special concert events. The venue adds another dimension to every performance, proving the perfect backdrop for an evening of live entertainment. The 2,600-seat theater is just the right size for an intimate performance as there truly isn’t a bad seat in the house. In addition to its many award-winning shows that have called…

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Sample Seafood and More at Taste of the Marshwalk

Sample Seafood and More at Taste of the Marshwalk

The toughest thing about visiting the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk is trying to decide which one of the award-winning waterfront restaurants to go to for lunch or dinner. It's a good problem to have because it's hard to go wrong at any of these eateries. Located along the inlet and the Crazy Sisters Marina, this wooden walkway carries visitors from door to door of some of the best seafood and family-casual dining on the Grand Strand. Stroll alongside the shore where fishing boats dock after a day at sea and deliver their fresh catches directly to the kitchens of these establishments. But…

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Five Highly Unique Myrtle Beach Attractions

Five Highly Unique Myrtle Beach Attractions

Everyone knows about Myrtle Beach's thrill rides, water slides and miniature golf courses, but there are a lot more fun things to do on the Grand Strand than amusement parks, water parks and putt-putt parlors. In fact, some of the most unique attractions are also among its best-kept secrets. Why not try something different while you're on the Grand Strand, things you can't do anywhere else? Here's a list of five uniquely Myrtle Beach attractions for the adventurous at heart:

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Best Places to Break/Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in Myrtle Beach

Best Places to Break/Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in Myrtle Beach

Keeping your New Year's Resolutions is hard enough at home, but imagine trying to give up your guilty pleasures while vacationing in Myrtle Beach. It may not be Sin City, but the Grand Strand has lots of temptations around every corner to spoil your New Year's vows. Here are a few places where you can blow your Resolutions Myrtle Beach-style:

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Top 5 Places to get Coffee in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Places to get Coffee in Myrtle Beach

Nothing goes better with a cool morning on the beach than a hot cup of coffee. It warms the body and soul inside and out and gets you ready to start another day in paradise, aka Myrtle Beach. But coffee is not just for breakfast anymore. The explosion of the coffeehouse movement has made its way to the Grand Strand and several unique java joints have sprang up in the area offering coffee and conversation all day and night.

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Myrtle Beach Marathon Brings Love for Running on Valentine’s Day

Myrtle Beach Marathon Brings Love for Running on Valentine’s Day

In most people’s minds, the ideal Valentine Day in Myrtle Beach might involve a romantic dinner for two, a live show at one of the many local theaters, and maybe a late-night drink and dessert at a bar or coffee house before returning to your oceanfront room. Running for 26.2 miles and sweating like crazy in the dead of winter usually doesn’t make the list. But this year, with the 18th Annual MyrtleBeach.com Myrtle Beach Marathon falling on Feb. 14, that’s exactly what more than 5,000 runners have in mind when they invade the streets of the Grand Strand. Forget about flowers and…

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Christmas Mass Schedule for the Grand Strand

Christmas Mass Schedule for the Grand Strand

Spending the holidays on the Grand Strand is a great idea for families, couples and groups looking to celebrate the season with a little rest and relaxation at the beach, and there are plenty of Christmas and New Year’s activities to keep you and your loved one busy and entertained. But just because you are away from your home and church doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the reason for the season. For Catholics who are accustomed to attending Mass for Christmas and New Year’s, here’s a list of local churches offering a wide range of services to meet your schedule:

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Top 5 Myrtle Beach Winter Activities for Families

Top 5 Myrtle Beach Winter Activities for Families

Don’t let the calendar or the thermometer keep you indoors during the winter months. Myrtle Beach has plenty to do and see during the winter time, including many days when it’s warm enough for outdoor fun as well as indoor entertainment. Here’s a list of five great ways to spend the day with the family during the cooler months in Myrtle Beach:

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Frequently Asked Questions at The Caribbean Resort

Frequently Asked Questions at The Caribbean Resort

Come read up on some frequently asked questions regarding our resort policies, procedures, and offerings.

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Planning Your Myrtle Beach Wedding

Planning Your Myrtle Beach Wedding

There's nothing more romantic than a beach wedding, the waves crashing in the background with sunset splashing colors across the sky and the clouds. It's no wonder so many happy couples choose Myrtle Beach as the place to tie the knot, but there are a lot of "must-dos" before couples get to that magical moment of saying "I do."

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Caribbean Resort Goes Green With Free Recharging Stations for Guests With Hybrid Cars

Caribbean Resort Goes Green With Free Recharging Stations for Guests With Hybrid Cars

The Caribbean Resort, known for its blue ocean waters and white-sand beaches, is going green. The Myrtle Beach resort recently became the first on the Grand Strand to provide its guests with hybrid cars free use of an on-site charging station during their stay. The project has numerous benefits, but the primary reason is for the convenience of guests who drive hybrid vehicle. "(The electric charging stations are) an extra amenity for our guests and homeowners, and they encourage the use of renewable energy sources," said Matthew Harvey, chief engineer for the Caribbean, adding that…

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Top 5 Places for Live Music and Dancing in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Places for Live Music and Dancing in Myrtle Beach

The sound of the waves crashing on the beach and the sight of sunlight dancing off the ocean are not the only ways to find great song and dance in Myrtle Beach. In fact, the Grand Strand has a proud history of music and dancing that are still alive and kicking. South Carolina's state dance, the shag, was born on the shores of North Myrtle Beach back in the 1950s and '60s, and large crowds still make regular visits to dance on the same saw-dust covered floors from a half century before. And country music super group Alabama used to be the house band at The Bowery in downtown Myrtle…

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Christmas Shows Highlight Winter Theater Scene in Myrtle Beach

Christmas Shows Highlight Winter Theater Scene in Myrtle Beach

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the performance theaters in the Myrtle Beach area, where the holiday celebration begins earlier than anywhere else on the Grand Strand. While the unofficial kickoff of the Christmas shopping season is the “Black Friday” after Thanksgiving, the theatrical crowd gets started even earlier with the Christmas showcases getting under way in early November and running through the end of the year. Several theaters are also hosting touring concerts and shows throughout the holiday season to mix things up a bit. Here’s a list of the top five…

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Caribbean Resort Caters to Unexpected Visitor

Caribbean Resort Caters to Unexpected Visitor

Lorrie Walters and her daughter Lacy came to Myrtle Beach for a girls’ weekend getaway and a birthday celebration. They ended up celebrating more "birthdays" than one. After Lacy, who was 34 weeks pregnant at the time, found a great deal on a room at the Caribbean Resort in Myrtle Beach, they couldn't pass up the chance for some much-needed rest and relaxing at the resort. After all, the baby wasn't due for six more weeks and their hometown of Charlotte was only three hours away. "We checked in early on Sunday and spent the day at the pool and the beach and had a nice dinner,"…

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Caribbean Resort Guests Have Lots to See and Do in the Neighborhood

Caribbean Resort Guests Have Lots to See and Do in the Neighborhood

There are endless numbers of reasons to stay and play at the Caribbean Resort in Myrtle Beach - clean comfortable accommodations, first-class amenities and several on-site restaurants, beach bars and cafes that make it possible for guests to spend their entire vacation without leaving the property. But for those who want to see and do all that Myrtle Beach has to offer, it's hard to find a better place to stay than with us. Within walking distance of the resort are some of the Grand Strand's top attractions, dining, shopping and nightlife, as well as one of the most scenic stretches…

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Top 5 Winter Outdoor Activities in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Winter Outdoor Activities in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is much more than a summer destination. In fact, there are several outdoor events set for winter that is sure to get your heart pumping. Here’s a list of five fun events held on the Grand Strand in the winter time:

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Top 5 Events on Myrtle Beach’s Fall Events Calendar

Top 5 Events on Myrtle Beach’s Fall Events Calendar

Just because the summer is over doesn't mean the fun has to be. The Myrtle Beach area features lots of festivities throughout the fall with a series of events meant to keep the party going. From food festivals to holiday-related events, the Grand Strand goes the extra mile to keep offseason visitors entertained. Here is a list of the top five events on Myrtle Beach's autumn social calendar:

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Top 5 Attractions for Large Groups in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Attractions for Large Groups in Myrtle Beach

They say the more the merrier, and that's certainly the case for large groups visiting the Grand Strand. Whether it's a family reunion, a golf gathering, a big wedding or just a group of strangers taking a bus tour, there are plenty of fun activities in the Myrtle Beach area that will be a hit with everyone in your party - even the party poopers. Here are the top five places for large groups to have a big time:

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Top 4 Places to Watch the World Series, MLB Playoffs in Myrtle Beach

Top 4 Places to Watch the World Series, MLB Playoffs in Myrtle Beach

The fall is all about football in the South, but there are still a few places in America that keep up with America's pastime. Particularly the Fall Classic, Major League Baseball's biggest time of year with the American and National League Playoffs and the World Series. Myrtle Beach may be a bit guilty of falling head over heels for football before the baseball season has run its course, but visitors who prefer baseball can still find some great places to watch the Grand Ole Game on the Grand Strand. Exactly where may depend on which teams make the playoffs. Because so many people…

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Take a Walk on the Mild Side in Myrtle Beach

Take a Walk on the Mild Side in Myrtle Beach

Just because you’re going on vacation in Myrtle Beach for a week or so doesn’t mean you have to take a break from your exercise schedule. In fact, a trip to the Grand Strand may be just the change of pace you need to keep your workout routine fresh, especially if walking is on the agenda. Instead of looking at the same scenery every day, take advantage of the different landscape on the many walking trails the area has to offer. First and foremost, the best walking trail on the Grand Strand isn’t a trail at all; it’s the beach. While walking on the loose sand is a difficult…

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Top 10 Places at Broadway at the Beach to Shop Until You Drop

Top 10 Places at Broadway at the Beach to Shop Until You Drop

Looking for a place to mark off everything on your shopping list without having to drive all over town? Look no farther than Broadway at the Beach, your one-stop shopping destination in Myrtle Beach. Featuring more than 100 shops within the popular 350-acre complex, Broadway at the Beach gives guests the chance to shop until they drop and still not hit every store. From apparel and accessories to jewelry and gift shops, Broadway at the Beach is the best place on the Grand Strand to find everything you are looking for and more. Here's a list of the top 10 shops at Broadway at the Beach…

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Myrtle Beach Mini-Marathon Features Fun and Fitness

Myrtle Beach Mini-Marathon Features Fun and Fitness

Start training now for the Fifth Annual Myrtle Beach Mini-Marathon, which has quickly become one of the most popular half-marathon and 5K race weekends on the East Coast. Scheduled for October 18-19, perfect fall weather for a brisk run on the beach, this event attracts thousands of runners from all over the country and abroad to take party in a festive weekend filled with activities that go well beyond the race course itself.

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Greek Festival in Myrtle Beach

Greek Festival in Myrtle Beach

The Greeks have a word for "cheers," and Southerners have a word for "everybody." The resulting phrase - "Yasou Y'all" - won't be heard anywhere around the Greek isles, but it has become a commonly used term on the Grand Strand the last week of September. The 24th annual Greek Festival, a fundraiser for St. John's Greek Orthodox Church in Myrtle Beach, on Sept. 25-28 at the church's grounds on the corner of Highway 17 Bypass and 33rd Avenue North, but this is one congregation that knows how to throw a party.

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A Course to ‘Dye’ for at Barefoot Golf Resort

A Course to ‘Dye’ for at Barefoot Golf Resort

Guests at the Caribbean Resort don’t have to travel far to find an out-of-this-world golf experience. The Caribbean is located close to some of the vintage Grand Strand golf courses – Pine Lakes International Country Club and The Dunes Golf & Beach Club and Myrtlewood Golf Club, which are the first three courses opened in Myrtle Beach. But for a few extra miles to the north, you can visit a more modern facility with four award-winning courses on one property – Barefoot Golf Resort.

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Top 5 Pizza Pies in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Pizza Pies in Myrtle Beach

Politics, religion and pizza: Three topics not to be discussed in public unless you’re looking for a fight. Deep dish or thin crust? Pepperonis only or the works? New York-style or Chicago? The debate is as old as time. Because Myrtle Beach is a bit of a miniature melting pot, drawing visitors and transplanted locals from all over the nation, the Great Pizza Debate is particularly hot and saucy. Unlike other regions of the country that have reached a consensus on how they prefer their pies, the Grand Strand is a virtual Pizza-Palooza of options. Thin-and-crispy peacefully co-exists…

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Sea Captains House Restaurant

Sea Captains House Restaurant

Who says it doesn’t pay to delay? Certainly not the historic Sea Captain’s House in Myrtle Beach. If the owners had gotten their way, this award-winning restaurant would not be here today. Housed in an old beach cottage on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront, conveniently located next door to the Caribbean Resort, the Sea Captain’s House has been serving seafood and Southern cuisine to hungry vacationers and savvy locals since 1953. Not bad for a place that was slated for demolition to make room for a high-rise hotel on the property.

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Myrtle Beach Puts on the Works for Labor Day Weekend

Myrtle Beach Puts on the Works for Labor Day Weekend

It's the best of times and worst of times on Labor Day weekend in Myrtle Beach. Unfortunately, it's the unofficial end of the summer tourism season. But on the other hand, the Grand Strand celebrates the sad occasion by going out with a bang over the three-day weekend. From fireworks and food to concerts and competitions, Myrtle Beach is the place to be for Labor Day weekend. Here are five of the highlights of the holiday.

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A Full Day at the Beach in Only Two Hours

A Full Day at the Beach in Only Two Hours

So you say you don't have time to go to the beach? Maybe you just aren't using your beach time wisely. After all, the beach is open 24/7. You only need to find two hours to squeeze in a good visit. Here’s a brief itinerary for your family’s 120-minute beach trip.

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Find Sweet Relief from the Myrtle Beach Heat at Whitecaps, Starbucks

Find Sweet Relief from the Myrtle Beach Heat at Whitecaps, Starbucks

Caribbean Resort guests can work up a powerful thirst and a persuasive sweet tooth by playing all day at the beach, pools and water park. Fortunately, sweet relief is never far away. Whitecaps Frozen Yogurt and a Starbucks coffeehouse are located just across Ocean Boulevard from the family-friendly resort. Take a break from the heat of the day or treat yourself to dessert at the end of the night with a short stroll across the street for something cold and sweet.

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Food Aplenty Awaits Guests at Caribbean Resort

Food Aplenty Awaits Guests at Caribbean Resort

There are many reasons to stay at Caribbean Oceanfront Resort in Myrtle Beach - first-class accommodations, excellent amenities that include an on-site waterpark and friendly hospitality - plus other lesser-known advantages. One of those reasons is the close proximity to some of the best restaurants on the Grand Strand. Within walking distance of the Caribbean Resort on 30th Avenue North are dozens of fine-dining, family-style and beach-casual establishments to match taste buds of all types.

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A Very Cool Experience at the Caribbean

A Very Cool Experience at the Caribbean

Stacey Anders and her family of four rarely go on vacation. So when they do, getting maximum value is important. That's why she booked their recent Myrtle Beach vacation getaway at Caribbean Resort & Villas. "(The Caribbean) offered a great special. I think I got 30 to 40 percent off ...," Anders said. "I was so appreciative because my husband and I are very strict with finances, and I wanted to find a hotel we could enjoy AND afford."

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Summertime Fun at the Caribbean Resort & Villas

Summertime Fun at the Caribbean Resort & Villas

It's going to be another hot summer in Myrtle Beach at the Caribbean Resort & Villas, but this oasis in the heart of the town has plenty of plans to make your summer vacation a cool one. With the addition of new facilities, activities and deals to give guests free admission to many top local attractions, the resort is going the extra mile to make sure everyone in your family leaves with a smile. So put on your swimsuit and party hat for what promises to be a fun and festive summer season. Here are some of the many extras you can expect from spending your vacation at the Caribbean Resort.

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Get your Just Desserts at Sea Captain’s House Restaurant

Get your Just Desserts at Sea Captain’s House Restaurant

You may not get your just desserts, but you may order “just desserts” at the historic Sea Captain’s House restaurant in Myrtle Beach. Located beside the Caribbean Resort on the oceanfront, this converted beach house has been serving delicious seafood and Southern cuisine for over a half-century. Caribbean Resorts guests couldn’t pick a better next door neighbor since the Sea Captain’s House serves three meals a day, making for a convenient and delicious place to visit for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Come See What the Caribbean Resort Kids Club Has to Offer

Come See What the Caribbean Resort Kids Club Has to Offer

Keeping children entertained during your Myrtle Beach vacation can be difficult. After all, you can only spend so much time and money shuttling the kids all over town to water parks and putt-putt courses. That’s one more reason it pays to stay and play at The Caribbean Resort. Designed with family vacations in mind, The Caribbean Resort Kids Club offers five days of fun-filled games and activities for the little ones without leaving the property and without spending a fortune. In fact, the majority of Kids Club events are free.

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Sea Captain’s House: a Historic Myrtle Beach Landmark

Sea Captain’s House: a Historic Myrtle Beach Landmark

If modern progress had its way, one of the Grand Strand’s oldest and most popular restaurants would be just another high-rise hotel on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront. But, as fate and the current owners of Sea Captain’s House Restaurant would have it, this world-famous eatery is still serving up some of the freshest seafood on the Strand for more than a half century. After all these years, it’s hard to believe that the Sea Captain’s House almost didn’t happen.

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Caribbean Resort Shows Off Some Upgrades for 2014

Caribbean Resort Shows Off Some Upgrades for 2014

New visitors as well as loyal fans of the Caribbean Resort and Villas will be in for a few pleasant surprises when they pull up to the popular buildings this spring and summer. The winter months were busy ones for one of Myrtle Beach’s favorite destinations, and it shows with some spruced-up rooms and common areas. Beyond the extensive deep cleaning all units in every building have gotten in the past few months, here’s an overview of the changes.

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Banditos Offers Great Mexican Cuisine On the Boardwalk

Banditos Offers Great Mexican Cuisine On the Boardwalk

Craving Mexican food during your stay in Myrtle Beach? Check out Banditos Restaurant & Cantina. With its convenient boardwalk location, you can sip a margarita while you take advantage of the lovely oceanfront view and inspired menu, all within steps of the beach.

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History of The Caribbean Resort & Villas

History of The Caribbean Resort & Villas

Ever heard of The Jamaican? While it’s now the name of one of the buildings at Caribbean Resort, the Jamaican Resort was the original name of Caribbean Resort & Villas before they took on their current name in 2005. The Jamaican was one of the first motels in Myrtle Beach. After its start in the 1940s, the goal of the motel was to accommodate all types of demographics vacationing on the sunny beaches.

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Guests Love Caribbean Resort’s Delicious Amenities and Fresh New Upgrades

Guests Love Caribbean Resort’s Delicious Amenities and Fresh New Upgrades

There are plenty of things to love about a stay at Caribbean Resort. There’s the oceanfront views, the amazing water amenities, the onsite restaurants, but there are also some very sweet amenities that you won’t find at just any Myrtle Beach resort: Starbucks and a self-serve frozen yogurt shop, Whitecaps.

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How Did Myrtle Beach Get its Name?

How Did Myrtle Beach Get its Name?

The community that grew around the timber transport business Burroughs and Collins was originally called Withers—with the post office being established in “Withers” in 1888. But in the early 1900s, the budding community decided it needed a new name, and a contest was held.

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Myrtle Beach tips: Six items your beach bag needs

Myrtle Beach tips: Six items your beach bag needs

Too often there’s some key item forgotten, and an afternoon at the beach is interrupted with a run to the room (this is where staying at an oceanfront resort is key – at least you won’t have to run far).

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Broadway at the Beach offers around-the-bend fun for guests of the Caribbean Resort & Villas

Broadway at the Beach offers around-the-bend fun for guests of the Caribbean Resort & Villas

The Grand Strand has plenty places at which you can stay, but you are pondering or have picked The Caribbean Resort and Villas.

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Resort Welcomes New Additions To Extensive List Of Amenities

Resort Welcomes New Additions To Extensive List Of Amenities

Myrtle Beach, S.C. – Representatives of Caribbean Resort & Villas announced that the full-service family destination resort in Myrtle Beach and member of http://www.MyrtleBeachHotels.com will be welcoming new outposts of Starbucks Coffee and Whitecap Frozen Yogurt to its food offerings later this spring.

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