The beginning of a new year always inspires new goals, have you thought of some yet? What about your travel goals?
When visiting Myrtle and North Myrtle Beach, SC this year, be sure to look over this list which includes ways to save, ways to shop local, ways to eat local, new hobbies to pick up, new skills to learn, local events and festivals as well as where you should choose to stay!
If you worry about over-spending during your family vacations here at the beach, you’re not alone. Many of us get so used to the same chain attractions and more, which is why your family vacation can still be made the best, even if you must watch your wallet.
Be sure to pick up a Monster Coupon Book when you spot one! (These can be found around Tanger Outlets, Coastal Grand Mall and even some restaurants!)
Cost Efficient Activites:
- $0.25 Arcade, Player’s Choice,
10177 N Kings Hwy # G4, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
- Free Show Friday, The Boathouse,
201 Fantasy Harbour Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
- Dolphin Cruise, Hurricane Fleet,
1901 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
- Laser Tag, Arcade and Roller Skating, Fun Warehouse,
2349 Dick Pond Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575
- Myrtle Beach Art Museum,
3100 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
- North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum,
799 2nd Ave N, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Many of us get stuck vacationing and visiting the same chain fast-food locations. If you want to prioritize clean-eating, juice cleanses or a new restaurant for your family to visit during your 2023 beach vacation, you’re not the only one searching.
Eat Healthy, Eat Local:
- Coffee, Smoothies and Tea, Beach Hippie Coffee,
5311 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
- Juice Cleanse, Cold-Pressed Juice and Healthy Bites, The Wellness Bar,
3565 Fountain Ln, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
- Acai Bowls, Smoothies and Health Products, Naturally Healthy,
649 Main St, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
- Vegetarian/Vegan/GF, Soups and Sandwiches, Jilla’s Gourmet Kitchen,
4390 Spa Dr. , Little River, SC 29566
It’s undeniable that the Grand Strand has many opportunities for shopping, don’t get stuck going to the same stores you have back home, shop local & support small businesses!
- Finders Keepers Consignment & Boutique,
6105 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
- Melrose Boutique,
4377 N Kings Hwy #107, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
- Barefoot Landing,
4898 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
- Broadway at the Beach,
1325 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
The new year is always an inspiring time to take on new challenges, learn new skills and become active. During your 2023 Myrtle Beach & North Myrtle Beach vacation, take advantage of the plentiful opportunities that are offered locally to try new things.
Be Active, Try a New Skill:
- Native Surf Lessons,
North Myrtle Beach and Surrounding Areas
- Surf Dream Foundation,
1774 US-17 BUS, Surfside Beach, SC 29575
- Beach Yoga, with Megan,
Main Street Beach Access, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
- DIY Workshop, Board & Brush,
617 Main St, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
- Kokopelli Surf Camp, Paddleboard & Kayak Tours & Rentals,
702 Sea Mountain Hwy, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
This year, choose your beach vacation as a way to discover things that peak your interest and try new hobbies!
Try a New Hobby:
- Shark Tooth Hunting
- Dog Walking
- Bird Watching at Vereen Memorial Gardens,
2250 SC-179, Little River, SC 29566
- Shell Collecting
- Discover a Little Free Library:
North Myrtle Beach Reads 4608 Surf St., North Myrtle Beach, SC Charter #104270, Grande Harbour Little Free Library Little River, SC Charter #108747, 1000 Dunbar Street, Myrtle Beach, SC Charter #136246
It comes to no surprise that Myrtle Beach/North Myrtle Beach are popular vacation destinations for the reasons of plentiful opportunities for shopping and dining however, it also should be state that the festivals and events around town are what really have people travel here for good times, family fun and so much more. During your 2023 beach vacation, book your week with Elliott Beach Rentals or Myrtle Beach Vacation Rentals to attend these amazing events!
Attend a Festival/Event:
- Restaurant Week, January 12 – 22 2023
- Lucid Coast Candle Bar Grand Opening, January 14 2023
- Myrtle Beach Marathon, March 4 2023
- St Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival, March 11 2023
- Can-Am Days, March 11-16 2023
- Run to the Sun Car & Truck Show, March 16-18 2023
- Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival, March 31 – April 2 2023
- Earth Day Festival, April 22 2023
- Ocean Drive Beach Music Festival, May 6 2023
- World Famous Blue Crab Festival, May 20-21 2023
- Carolina Country Music Fest, June 8-11 2023
- Irish Italian International Festival, September 30 2023
For more information on the events listed, see here.