Shells You Can Find on Your Next Vacation to North Myrtle Beach

Shells You Can Find on Your Next Vacation to North Myrtle Beach

Do you and your family like to take walks on the beach looking for shells to take home? If you do, then we want to share with you some of the shells you can find in North Myrtle Beach. Staying in one of our Oceanfront vacation rentals will allow you and your family to be close to the shoreline. Let’s look below at what shells you can find while you are on vacation here in North Myrtle Beach.

Lettered Olive

Shells You Can Find on Your Next Vacation to North Myrtle Beach

The Lettered Olive happens to be the state shell for South Carolina since 1984. This is a standard shell that you will find on the South Carolina Coastline and is one that you will want to see more of. Known for its smooth, shiny, and cylinder shape along with Its unusual brown markings is a beautiful shell that you will want to continue to add to your collection!

Whelk Shells

Whelk shells are found a lot on the east coast, but they are often located here on the shoreline of North Myrtle Beach. These shells are often confused as being a conch shell by many, but don’t let that stop you from adding to your collection. Whelk shells are beautiful, and you will often find them with a spiral pattern on the outside of the shell. These do come in different sizes, so don’t be discouraged if you happen to find a small one compared to a larger one on your trip.

Cockle Shells

Shells You Can Find on Your Next Vacation to North Myrtle Beach

Cockle shells are found on many beaches around the United States and will be easy to distinguish. These shells look a lot like a scallop, but they have a heart like shape to them, unlike a scallop. Cockle shells come in a variety of colors and sizes and are one to collect. You can use them with arts & craft projects, place them in a jar with a candle in the middle, or let the kids use them to decorate their sandcastles.

Coquina Clam Shells

The Coquina Clamshells are many that you will find along the shore and are often one of the most common shells found at the beach. Many children love to see these shells while at the beach and collect them. They are small clamshells that are around an inch long, and they are found in several different colors. These shells are often found alive by the water burrowing themselves in the sand.

Many other shells can be found in North Myrtle Beach, such as Jingle Shells, Banded Tulips, and Atlantic Moon Snail Shells. Staying in one of our Oceanfront vacation rentals will allow you and your family to enjoy the beach to collect shells. We can’t wait to hear all about the shells you found while on vacation here in North Myrtle Beach!

Spend 4th of July in North Myrtle Beach this Year

Spend 4th of July in North Myrtle Beach this Year

Are you and your family looking to get out of the house and go on vacation? If you are, then come to North Myrtle Beach this year. The 4th of July will be a little different for many around the country, but there is still plenty to do in the area. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep you close to the fun. Let’s look below at what your family can do while on vacation this 4th of July.

Fireworks

Many of the fireworks around the area have been canceled or rescheduled this year. There will be fireworks happening in Downtown Conway, which is about a 35-minute drive from North Myrtle Beach. This fireworks show will be starting at 9:30 pm so be sure to get there a little early before the fun.

Beach It

Since you will be at the beach on vacation, why not take advantage of the surf & sand. North Myrtle Beach has some of the best beaches on the Grand Strand. If you happen to stay in one of our Oceanfront vacation rentals, then you will be able to walk onto the beach right from your home. Staying in a vacation rental that is not on the beach, there will be plenty of public beach access’ that your family can go to. Just enjoy the time you have together while you are relaxing together, enjoying the sun, sand, and surf.

Treat the Family

While on vacation in Myrtle Beach, head on over to a new place where you and the family can enjoy a cold treat. The Crazy Mason is one of the area’s latest craze, and we can’t blame them either. Treat the family to some out of this world milkshakes in a mason jar. The Crazy Mason is located in the Market Commons area inside the 810 Billiards & Bowling. The family will fall in love with visiting this local family-owned business on your 4th of July vacation!

There are many other fun things that you and your family can do while you are on vacation this 4th of July, but we wanted to share these with you. If you haven’t booked your vacation to stay in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, now is the time. We look forward to seeing you and your family this 4th of July as you relax!