Top 5 Things to Do at the Heritage Shores Nature Preserve

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While most first-time visitors associate North Myrtle Beach with sandy beaches and soft waves, there is plenty more for nature-lovers to explore during their stay! Visit the Heritage Shores Nature Preserve during your stay on The Grand Strand!

Heritage Shores Nature Preserve is just one of the many great natural attractions to visit while you’re staying on The Grand Strand. For a full list, download our free Vacation Guide! It’s chock-full of great recommendations for historic sites, museums, parks, restaurants, and art galleries in the area. Planning your vacation is easy when you use our free Vacation Guide!

Visit the Heritage Shores Nature Preserve

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The Heritage Shores Nature Preserve was established in 2007 and is located on an island in the Cherry Grove marsh. This seven-acre park is perfect for fishing, kayaking, birdwatching, and picnics. Admission is free year-round, making this one of the best free things to do in North Myrtle Beach!

Enjoy Birdwatching

Heritage Shores is a renowned destination for birdwatching. Many different species can be found here, including blue herons, brown pelicans, white ibis, and great egrets. Visitors have even spotted double-crested cormorants, osprey, hawks, and barred owls! Grab your binoculars and take advantage of this thriving bird habitat.

Take Advantage of the Heritage Shores Nature Preserve Fishing

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Are you an avid angler? Take advantage of the preserve’s fishing pier in the Cherry Grove Hog Inlet. This body of water is home to a variety of native fish include silverside, winter flounder, mummichog, and pinfish. You may even catch Atlantic croaker and striped mullet. Keep an eye out for beautiful bottlenose dolphin who fish in this area too!

Take a Stroll

With more than seven acres of walking paths, park guests can experience a different hike each time they visit. Interpretive signs describe the plants, animals, fish, and birds in the area and a scenic mile-long boardwalk winds through the beautiful and diverse ecosystem. Be sure to bring your camera!

Have a Picnic

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There are several picturesque spots in the park where visitors can enjoy lunch with a view. Simply pack a sandwich or a few snacks and munch on your goodies while admiring the inlet and ocean. Picnics are fun for the whole family, and dogs are permitted in the park as long as they are on a leash.

Go Kayaking

After lunch, paddle your way through the Cherry Grove marsh by kayak! Great Escapes Kayaking Expeditions offers guided two-hour kayak tours through the preserve. You’ll explore hidden saltwater creeks and can watch awesome marine life in their natural habitat. Don’t forget to call ahead to make your reservations!

Book Your Stay in North Myrtle Beach With Seaside Vacations

After a day spent exploring Heritage Shores Nature Preserve, return to your gorgeous rental home or condo from Seaside Vacations! You won’t find a better selection of accommodations anywhere else on The Grand Strand.

If you’re visiting the Heritage Shores Nature Preserve, consider renting one of our condos in Hyperion Towers! Our two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit is just a 15-minute walk from the park. Prepare your picnic lunch in the fully-equipped kitchen or enjoy the views from the large oceanfront balcony. This condo also features a washer and a dryer, three televisions, and free internet access.

Please take a look at the rest of our rentals and book today! We are excited to have you.

Spring into Adventure: Celebrating 40 Years of the Safari Event at the Spring Shag Festival

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April’s warm breezes signal spring’s arrival and the celebrated event marking this season for forty years. The Spring Shag Festival and its Safari event welcome all. Dive into a tradition vital to our cultural and social life. This year marks the Safari event’s 40th anniversary. Expect nostalgia, rhythm, and unity in this milestone celebration.

The Spring Shag Festival in North Myrtle Beach celebrates shag dance and beach music, symbols of the Carolinas—more than a festival. The Safari event offers a unique journey across clubs, letting participants dance, mingle, and enjoy the region’s defining music.

A Legacy of Dance and Celebration

The Safari event began as a modest gathering of shag dance enthusiasts eager to share their love for this distinctive dance form, born in the Carolinas in the 1940s. Over the years, it has transformed into a grand celebration, attracting visitors from across the country and beyond. The 40th anniversary celebrates the event’s lasting charm and honors the shag dance’s role in American culture.

What to Expect at This Year’s Safari Event

This milestone year promises an unforgettable experience with a lineup of events designed to captivate and entertain. Enjoy live beach bands and dance contests at the festival. There’s something for everyone with timeless music and shag talent. Attend workshops and classes to learn or refine your shag dance skills. A welcoming environment awaits dancers at all levels.

The Perfect Stay: Seaside Vacations

Embrace the festival spirit by staying in a North Myrtle Beach rental from Seaside Vacations. Experience the whole celebration. Seaside Vacations offers a vast selection of properties near festival venues—the perfect home base for attendees. Whether you’re looking for a cozy condo for two or a spacious house for a group of friends, you’ll find accommodations that cater to your needs, ensuring a comfortable and convenient festival experience.

Staying in a vacation rental not only offers the privacy and comfort of a home away from home but also the chance to explore North Myrtle Beach at your leisure. From stunning beaches and gourmet dining to shopping and entertainment options, there’s plenty to see and do in between festival activities.

Join Us in Celebration

Join us for the Safari event’s 40th year at the Spring Shag Festival. Help make it an unforgettable celebration. Whether you’re a seasoned shagger or new to the scene, the festival welcomes all to share in the joy, music, and dance that have brought people together for decades.

The Spring Shag Festival and Safari event mix history and modern thrill, highlighting North Myrtle Beach’s cultural richness. Enjoy unparalleled comfort and convenience with Seaside Vacations. Your festival experience will be both enjoyable and unforgettable. Please celebrate with us with forty years of dance, music, and community. Make this anniversary unforgettable in the Carolinas’ heart.

Create Lasting Memories in North Myrtle Beach this February

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February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s long on opportunities to create lasting memories, especially in North Myrtle Beach. Escape winter blues in North Myrtle Beach with its mild climate, stunning views, and endless activities to celebrate love and life. We at Seaside Vacations would love to share why you should consider making your way to this coastal haven this February below.

Unwind on the Serene Beaches

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North Myrtle Beach’s miles of sandy beaches are less crowded in February, offering a tranquil retreat for couples and families alike. Walk together along the shore or enjoy the peaceful sound of the waves from your North Myrtle Beach vacation rental. Experience some of the most stunning sunrises and sunsets in your life. It’s a simple yet profoundly memorable experience.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Style

Valentine’s Day in North Myrtle Beach offers a range of family-friendly and couple-oriented activities from which to choose. Have a relaxing picnic on the beach with the family and end the night with a friendly game of mini golf. For couples, start the day with a romantic couples massage at a local spa and end the night with a romantic dinner at a local fine dining restaurant. Whether you’re seeking romance or quality family time, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Explore Outdoor Adventures

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The cooler temperatures in February are ideal for outdoor activities without the summer crowds and heat. Go horseback riding along the beach, or venture into one of the nearby state parks for a hike or relaxing walk with the family. The area’s golf courses are also less crowded, allowing you to enjoy a relaxing round.

February in North Myrtle Beach is filled with the promise of relaxation, romance, and adventure. It’s a moment for creating unforgettable memories, from beach strolls and savoring local flavors to embarking on diverse area adventures. Make February unforgettable with a trip to North Myrtle Beach. Discover lasting memories in this coastal paradise.

Beat the Winter Blues this January with Exciting Activities in North Myrtle Beach

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North Myrtle Beach, known for its stunning beaches and vibrant summer life, transforms into a serene winter wonderland in January. While the mercury dips a little, the fun doesn’t freeze over! Our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals are the perfect base for families planning a winter getaway to explore the area’s unique blend of relaxation and adventure. We’re excited to share our top three family-friendly activities that promise to make your winter blues disappear and make this January visit unforgettable!

Explore the WonderWorks Museum

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Winter is the perfect time to visit WonderWorks, an indoor amusement park for the mind. This upside-down house on the beach offers over 100 interactive exhibits that are fun and educational. Imagine exploring a space-themed discovery zone, lying on a bed of nails (ouch), or getting blown away by a hurricane simulator – the possibilities are endless! Both children and adults alike will be thrilled by the 6D Extreme Motion Ride, too. After a day of adventure, grab a quick bite to eat at nearby Broadway at the Beach and then drive back to your vacation rental to relax with the family.

Adventure at Alligator Adventure

For families who love wildlife and nature, visiting Alligator Adventure is a must-do in North Myrtle Beach. One of the largest reptile parks in the world, this facility provides up-close and educational experiences with various animals, including alligators, crocodiles, reptiles, birds, and much more. You can even witness live alligator feedings and learn about these fascinating creatures from knowledgeable staff. Think of the fun the kids will have on this fun exploration adventure!

Stroll Through the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex

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Does your family love to spend time outdoors? If so, the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex is a must-visit year-round. Its walking trails, playgrounds, and stunning lake views make it a great place to enjoy the mild January weather. The park also hosts various winter events and festivals, so there’s always something new to experience. Take a long walk with the kids as they ride their bikes, or pack a lunch before leaving your rental and have a picnic together while enjoying the great outdoors.

January in North Myrtle Beach is a time of peaceful beauty and exciting exploration. These activities offer a glimpse of what our charming town has to offer. So, why wait for summer? Book your stay with us and discover the magic of North Myrtle Beach in winter. Say goodbye to the winter blues and hello to a January filled with joy and adventure with the family!

7 Things You Need to Do on Halloween in North Myrtle Beach

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Are you looking for something different to do this Halloween? Then come to North Myrtle Beach for a scarily good time! Our beautiful beach town offers haunted houses, fright nights, trick-or-treating, and more throughout October. This is the perfect place to celebrate the creepiest time of the year! You’re not going to want to miss Halloween in North Myrtle Beach!

While celebrating Halloween in North Myrtle Beach make sure to take advantage of the delicious restaurants in town! Download our free Vacation Guide to find out our recommendations for the best places to eat in North Myrtle Beach! We’ve listed our favorite seafood restaurants, family-friendly joints, and high-end eateries. Is there anything worse than searching for a place to eat when you’re starving? With our Vacation Guide, find great recommendations you can trust in no time at all!

How to Have the Best Halloween in North Myrtle Beach

Tour a Haunted House

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Visit the East Coast’s scariest dark attractions during your visit to North Myrtle Beach! Nightmare Haunted House, located on North Ocean Boulevard, is a spooktacular time. It was first established in the 1980s and has been scaring visitors and locals ever since! During your time in the house, you’ll wander in and out of darkness as creepy zombies moan and hiss around you. General admission is just $15.99 and kids 12 years old and younger get in for only $11.99!

Boardwalk Fright Nights

Are you looking for more zombie fun? Then check out Boardwalk Fright Nights, located right next to Nightmare Haunted House. Every Friday and Saturday night in October, you’ll find creepy undead zombies roaming the city streets, sidewalks, and boardwalk. They might be looking for their next meal…or they might just be looking for a fun photo-op with visitors! Visit the haunted attractions nearby and enjoy plenty of off-season discounts at shops and restaurants.

Broadway at the Beach Trick-or-Treating

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For a great trick-or-treating experience, bring the kids to Broadway at the Beach! Each year, participating stores and shops hand out special treats around the complex. Trick-or-Treating will begin at 4:30 pm and end at 6:30pm. It’s a fun and safe environment that’s perfect for the little ones.

Ripley’s Haunted Adventure

For a different take on a haunted house, visit Ripley’s new Haunted Action Adventure: Laser Strike! Armed with a laser gun, you’ll roam the halls of this haunted house, zapping the zombies that are trying to make you their next meal. While you’re there, check out the other great exhibits at the Ripley’s Believe it or Not facility!

BooFest! at Barefoot Landing

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If you’re traveling to North Myrtle Beach with your children, definitely attend BooFest! at Barefoot Landing. This kid-friendly event is perfect for families and pets hoping to show off their costumes!

Howl-O-Scream

The Saturday before Halloween brings Howl-O-Scream at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. This event is open to all ages and offers hayrides, marshmallow roasting, trick-or-treating, and so much more! There are scare-free zones for anyone not looking for a spooky time. Best of all, admission is only $2 for ages 4 & up and free for ages 3 and under!

Halloween at the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

On October 31, join families at The Murrells Inlet MarshWalk to enjoy the festivities! There will be trick-or-treating for the kids and a costume contest for kids and adults. Don’t miss it!

Stay at Seaside Vacations

You want your Halloween in North Myrtle Beach to be full of spooks and scares; not your rental home. With Seaside Vacations, you know you’re getting one of the best rental homes or condos in the area for the best price. All of our properties are located in the heart of North Myrtle Beach, just minutes away from the best Halloween attractions in town. Consider renting a condo from Windemere. This gorgeous condominium is in the Ocean Drive section of North Myrtle Beach, minutes from Broadway on the Beach. Take a look at our other great rental options and book your room today! We look forward to having you.

Best Plantations Near Myrtle Beach

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Plantations are a staple of the South. These beautiful houses are full of incredible detail and fascinating history. Guests will be transported to another time as they wander through the grand plantation houses. The lush, colorful gardens are perfect for wandering through in the afternoon. Experience all the wonders of the past when you visit these plantations near Myrtle Beach.

Plantations near Myrtle Beach are just one of the many wonderful things to do in Myrtle Beach! For a full list, download our free Vacation Guide. Get local recommendations that you can trust when you use our free Guide. Find out about the best Myrtle Beach historical attractions, museums, art galleries, fishing charters, and family-friendly fun!

Visit One of These Plantations Near Myrtle Beach

Hopsewee Plantation

Enjoy one of the best Georgetown, SC, plantation tours when you visit Hopsewee Plantation. A South Carolina’s National Historic Landmark, Hopsewee has been impeccably maintained and cherished for years. Even though it was built almost 40 years before the Revolutionary War, only five families have ever owned this site.

This is one of the best plantations near Georgetown, located 40 minutes away from North Myrtle Beach. This is a great attraction to visit for a day trip. A typical low country rice plantation dwelling of the early 18th century, the beautiful plantation house features four rooms opening into a vast center hall on each floor, a full brick cellar, and attic rooms. The lovely staircase and the hand-carved molding in each room will take your breath away. The house was constructed on a brick foundation and is built of black cypress. The 18th and 19th-century furnishings will truly make your experience unforgettable.

Boone Hall Plantation

Boone Hall Plantation in Charleston, SC

Visit one of America’s oldest working, living plantations, Boone Hall Plantation. Located in Mt Pleasant, SC, the plantation is a trek from North Myrtle Beach. It is, however, worth every minute. The Plantation, open to the public since 1956, is a beautiful way to experience what plantation life was like. As guests tour each site on the plantation, the knowledgeable staff will help them understand the day-to-day activities of those who lived on plantations and the history of the people who lived at Boone Hall. Don’t miss out on this picturesque plantation.

Mansfield Plantation

Mansfield Plantation is a beautiful rice plantation and is not to be missed! Spanning nearly 1,000 acres of pine forest, rice fields, and cypress swamps, Mansfield Plantation was once one of the largest rice-producing plantations in the country. Established in 1718 on the banks of the Black River, Mansfield Plantation offers guests the rare opportunity to step back in time to an authentic, pre-Civil War Plantation. Visitors can take a personalized tour of the plantation grounds and plantation home. Guests can also take a tour then enjoy afternoon tea which includes three teas, lavender cake, traditional English finger sandwiches, fresh pastries, and fresh fruit.

Stay With Seaside Vacations

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After you’ve visited the best historic plantations near Myrtle Beach, return to a beautiful rental property from Seaside Vacations. From comfortable homes to oceanfront condos, we have the best accommodations in town.

Consider staying in Island Girls, our beautiful six-bedroom, five-bathroom home in the Cherry Grove section of North Myrtle Beach. If you’re unfamiliar with the area, Cherry Grove is one of the quietest sections of beach, with fewer tourists. This home features a private pool in the backyard, a grilling area, and a fully-equipped kitchen. You’ll get linens and departure cleaning at no additional cost!

Check out the rest of our beautiful rentals and book today! We look forward to having you.

6 of Our Favorite Free Things to Do in North Myrtle Beach

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You don’t have to spend a fortune to have a fun vacation in North Myrtle Beach! There are plenty of things to do and see in the Grand Strand (and a little beyond) that are free. Whether you’re interested in art, nature, history, music, or shopping, there is something for you to do. So put away your wallets for this list of free things to do in North Myrtle Beach!

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Don’t Miss These Free Things to do in North Myrtle Beach

The Beach

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There is no charge to visit public beaches in South Carolina! With all the oceanfront condos in our inventory, a fun afternoon is just steps away. Your kids will love splashing in the water and collecting seashells, and you’ll enjoy relaxing on the sand or wading in the shore.

Horry County Museum

The Horry County Museum celebrates the history and wildlife of this region. The exhibits are varied, focusing on everything from the Native Americans who first lived in Horry County to the beaches of the Grand Strand. Fans of the Animal Planet show “Tanked” might remember seeing the museum’s freshwater tank on the show. You can check out the real thing in the lobby! The museum is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday.

Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens

South Carolina doesn’t just have beautiful beaches. We also have gorgeous salt marshes and forest areas where visitors can hike, bike, fish, or birdwatch. Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens is perfect for guests who want to explore more of South Carolina’s wildlife. Be sure to explore the beautiful trails in the area, and read the informative signs explaining the native plant species growing.

The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

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If you need a break from the sun, head to The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum for a quiet afternoon. Opened in 1997, this museum showcases the works of South Carolina natives and residents. The exhibits are only displayed for a couple of months, so repeat visitors can find something new on display.

Barefoot Landing and Coastal North Town Center

North Myrtle Beach has two great malls, each perfect for an afternoon of browsing. Coastal North Town Center is a mega shopping complex, and Barefoot Landing is an outdoor outlet mall. Both of these spots feature awesome shops and restaurants, so you really can’t go wrong with either one. Be sure to check Barefoot Landing’s calendar of must-see events like the Barefoot Landing Fireworks.

Free Summer Events

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There’s always something happening on the Grand Strand! If you’re visiting during the summer, don’t miss the Music on Main Concert Series. Every Thursday from mid-May to early October, there will be a free concert on Main Street. Grab a beach chair and get ready to find your next favorite musician!

If you’re looking for even more great ways to save money, Seaside Vacations can help! We don’t just know the best free things to do in North Myrtle Beach. We also know how to help our guests land fantastic last-minute deals on amazing rental homes and condos. No matter the reason for your visit or the size of your party, we’ll find the right accommodations for you, every time.

Browse our full list of vacation rentals and book today! We look forward to having you!

2 of the Most Fun Water Parks near North Myrtle Beach

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If you’re looking for some wholesome, family-friendly fun during your trip to The Grand Strand, you’re in luck! There are some fantastic water parks near North Myrtle Beach that feature plenty of great rides, restaurants, and hours of enjoyment for the whole family. Whether you’re looking to relax on a lazy river or hit high speeds on a water slide, we know just the places to go for a great afternoon!

Planning a vacation for your family can be a struggle, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the area. It seems like there is so much pressure to make your vacation perfect. However, it doesn’t have to be this way! Download our free Vacation Guide to get our picks for the best local restaurants, attractions, shops, and more. We’ve done the research so you don’t have to. Finally, planning a trip can be as easy and fun as

Spend a Day at These Water Parks near North Myrtle Beach

Shark Wake Park

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For an interesting twist on a water park, visit Shark Wake Park! This fantastic facility features a wakeboarding section as well as the biggest aqua park in North Myrtle Beach! If you’ve never been to an aqua park, you’re in for a treat. This inflatable, floating fortress covers around an acre of water. You’ll love climbing up and sliding down the tubing and trying to navigate through the maze of obstacles. A session in the park is just $28 per person and lasts for 50 minutes. A double session is just $39 per person, which is a fantastic deal!

Myrtle Waves Water Park

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With 20 acres of slides, rides, swerves, and curves, Myrtle Waves is the largest water park in South Carolina and pumps out over one million gallons of water daily. Little ones will love jumping in the 20,000 square-foot wave pool or floating down the lazy river, and adult guests can get their thrills on the 10-story Turbo Twister or winding through Snake Mountain. When it’s time for lunch, take a short 2-minute drive down the street and indulge at one of the many Broadway at the Beach restaurants.

Dry Off with Seaside Vacations

If you’re looking for even more family-friendly fun, stay with Seaside Vacations! We have rooms in the best condominiums in town. Are you looking for a resort with a lazy river? Check our inventory and book your accommodations!

Consider staying in Crescent Shores, a gorgeous resort that offers an oceanfront pool, a kiddy pool, a lazy river, and a hot tub. They also have a gym and an indoor pool. Plus, their prime location makes it easy to get to the best North Myrtle Beach attractions.

Take a look at our full selection of rentals and book today! We look forward to having you.

A Packing Guide for Your Next Vacation

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Are you planning a family vacation to visit North Myrtle Beach soon? If the answer is yes, then allow us to share a packing guide with you. We know figuring out what to pack for the whole family can be overwhelming; we’re here to help. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals can make for a great and exciting vacation with the family. Look at our packing guide for your next vacation to North Myrtle Beach.

Vacation Rental List

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  • Linens, Wash Clothes, Towels, and Hand Towels (if the unit does not provide them)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Napkins
  • Coffee Filters
  • Sponges
  • Laundry Detergent, Dryer Sheets & Fabric Softener (check and see if the unit has one)
  • Dish Soap & Dishwasher Tablets (if the unit has one)
  • All-Purpose Cleaner/Disinfectant Wipes
  • Trash Bags
  • Aluminum Foil/Plastic Wrap
  • Storage Containers/Ziplock Bags
  • Hand Soap for bathrooms & kitchen
  • Tissues
  • Clothes Basket/Hamper
  • Reusable Water Bottles
  • Spices/Non-Stick Cooking Spray/Oil
  • Nightlights
  • Sound Machine
  • Items for Baby (i.e., Pack-n-Play, Bedrail, Toys)
  • Toys for Kids
  • Items for Dog if staying in a pet-friendly unit
  • Movies/Board Games

Beach Day List

  • Sunscreen/Face Sunscreen
  • Aloe/Aloe Lotion
  • Beach Umbrella
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Blanket (or could use a fitted sheet as well)
  • Cooler
  • Boogie Boards/Rafts
  • Floats (if the unit has access to a pool)
  • Beach Toys for the Kids
  • Books/Magazines/Kindle
  • Sunglasses/Hats
  • SPF Shirt for kids (a light color shirt also works well)
  • Bluetooth Speaker
  • Beach Bag/Tote/Mesh Bag (for beach toys)
  • Beach Towels
  • Baby Powder (helps get sand off skin fast)

Clothing & Accessories

  • Sleepwear
  • Underwear
  • Undershirts/bras
  • T-shirts
  • Dress Shirts
  • Casual Shirts
  • Jeans/Pants
  • Shorts
  • Dresses (if you’d like to enjoy a date night)
  • Swimsuits/cover-ups
  • Leisure Shoes
  • Walking/Tennis Shoes
  • Sandals/Flip-flops/Water Shoes
  • Purse
  • Dress Shoes

Toiletries


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  • Glasses/Contact Lens (including solutions)
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste
  • Body Wash/Soap
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Haircare Products
  • Razors/Shaving Cream
  • Makeup
  • Hairdryer/Styling Tool
  • Brush/Comb
  • Face Cleanser
  • Insect Repellant
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Moisturizer
  • Medications/Vitamins
  • Pain Relievers

Miscellaneous

  • Microfiber towel
  • Laptop/Tablet (plus chargers)
  • Waterproof Phone Case/Pouch
  • Insurance Cards
  • Flashlight with batteries
  • Credit/Debit/ATM Cards
  • Cash
  • List of Emergencies
  • House & Car Keys
  • Camera/Charger with Memory Cards
  • Phone & Chargers
  • Driver’s License
  • First Aid Kit (plenty of Band-Aids, ointment, Gauze, and Tape)

There are many other things to pack, but if you stay in a condo, all linens will be provided. Before leaving home, we ask that you check the amenities included with your North Beach vacation rental. Seaside Vacations can’t wait to welcome you and your family to North Myrtle Beach for your next vacation!

A Guide To The Best Mini Golf in North Myrtle Beach

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There’s nothing quite like a game of mini-golf. It’s a perfect activity for families in the competitive mood or for friends craving some childhood nostalgia. North Myrtle Beach is home to some incredible mini-golf courses with intricate stories and props. So if you’re looking for the best mini golf in North Myrtle Beach, we’ve can help! Here are a few of our favorite places to play.


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The Best Mini Golf in North Myrtle Beach

Paradise Adventures

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Paradise Adventures has three great locations in North Myrtle Beach, each with a different course and theme. Mutiny Bay is a 36-hole, all outdoor adventure. It’s easy to spot due to its enormous pirate ship that can be seen along Highway 17. A great pirate battle breaks out every 30 minutes. Cancun Lagoon is next and features a huge replica of an ancient Mayan pyramid. Playing this air-conditioned indoor/outdoor course is a great way to cool off while having fun! If you’re looking for a great place to visit on a rainy day, Molten Mountain has a course indoors. You can also play outdoors next to their 50-foot active volcano which erupts every 30 minutes.

Professor Hacker’s Lost Treasure Golf

Professor Hacker’s Lost Treasure Golf has been a staple in North Myrtle Beach since 1955. Here you’ll find two courses, each perfect for a date night or evening with the kids. The first is the Lost Treasure Golf Course which begins with a train ride to the first hole at the top of a mountain. As you play your way down the mountain, you’ll hear the story of Duffer A. Hacker, a man who led an expedition to search for gold and diamond mines. Players can attempt to discover prehistoric bones, statues, and hidden treasure during their game.
The second course is the Dinosaur Adventure Course, which features an 85-foot long steamship, waterfalls, streams, dinosaurs, a hot air balloon, and more! Follow Professor Hacker’s adventure on a mysterious island that contains dinosaurs. You’ll love exploring the lost world while playing through the course.

Hawaiian Rumble Golf & Batting Cages

For a taste of Hawaii in North Myrtle Beach, stop by Hawaiian Rumble Golf & Batting Cages. The one-of-a-kind landscaping lends to a unique mini-golfing experience. Enjoy the sounds of birds while playing the 18-hole course, or step out to the back deck to feed to resident turtles! The course is also home to the United States ProMiniGolf Association that holds the Crocodile Rocks Master’s, a national competition.

Mayday Golf

Mayday Golf has two courses, each contributes to an ongoing story. The first, Mayday Mountain, puts players at the site of a plane crash. Players must make their way through the tropical island to rescue. It’s an 18-hole course that is bound to challenge!
The second course is Rescue Falls, which features a real Huey rescue helicopter. The brave players are going to be rescued; they just have to make their way through 18 more holes. You’ll be taken past the Falls, a waterfall that tends to catch visitors off-guard.

End Your Day at a Seaside Vacations Rental

picture of balcony on vacation rental

Guests who want to continue their golfing weekend should stay with us in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals. We offer homes and condos that are close to one of the many golf courses in the area. Some of the rentals have great amenities such as a pool, beachfront, close to local attractions, and more. Be sure to check out our specials page to see what we have to offer. We look forward to hearing which mini golf course was your favorite!

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