Stars, Stripes, and Sun: Your 4th of July Celebration Guide for North Myrtle Beach

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As the summer heats up in North Myrtle Beach, it’s the perfect destination to celebrate the 4th of July this year. With the many activities and festive atmosphere, you’re guaranteed a memorable Independence Day. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals offers the ideal home base. These rentals provide comfort and convenience while exploring what this vibrant area offers. Here’s your ultimate guide to enjoying the stars, stripes, and sun in North Myrtle Beach.

Beach Day Extravaganza

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Kick off your 4th of July vacation with a relaxing day at the beach. North Myrtle Beach offers miles of sandy shores, perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and beach games. You can play volleyball, catch, or tic-tac-toe games on the sand. Pack your beach bag essentials like sunscreen, towels, snacks, and plenty of water. The possibilities are endless when you spend the day relaxing and enjoying the sun and surf.

Delicious Dining Options

North Myrtle Beach is a haven for foodies, providing diverse dining options to satisfy your 4th of July cravings. From delectable seafood to mouthwatering American barbecue, there’s something for everyone. A new addition to the list of family favorites, both for our locals and visitors, is The Hangout. You’ll find this popular spot at Broadway at the beach, famous for its lively atmosphere, delicious food, and extensive entertainment. This year, instead of worrying about cooking on the 4th of July, head out and enjoy some delicious food on the Grand Strand.

Stars & Stripes in the Sky

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The fireworks display highlights any 4th of July celebration, and North Myrtle Beach does not disappoint. Head over to the Cherry Grove Pier or the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk for a front-row seat to the spectacular fireworks show over the ocean. While you and your family enjoy the stars and stripes from the sky, we will never forget why we celebrate this significant day in history.

Celebrating the 4th of July in North Myrtle Beach is a great way to enjoy the summer and share special moments with friends and family. Whether you’re soaking up the sun on the beach or watching the fireworks displays, a vacation rental enhances the experience. Enjoy comfort and convenience by staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals. So, grab your sunscreen, wave your flag, and prepare for a star-spangled celebration in North Myrtle Beach.

3 Activities to Bond with Dad this Father’s Day in North Myrtle Beach

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Father’s Day is the perfect time to show your dad how much he means to you. This year, why not make it extra special by spending the weekend in beautiful North Myrtle Beach? With many activities, it’s the ideal destination to create lasting memories with Dad. Consider booking a North Myrtle Beach vacation rental to help make your stay even more enjoyable. Here are three fun activities to bond with your dad this Father’s Day in North Myrtle Beach.

Tee Time

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North Myrtle Beach is known for its world-class golf courses, a haven for golfers in South Carolina. Spend Father’s Day on the green at one of the area’s top-notch golf courses for a round of golf. If golfing the day away isn’t what Dad wants, head over to Top Golf for a few hours with the family. With the choice of multiple exceptional golf courses or just an evening with the family at Top Golf, there is something that every Dad will love.

Try Deep-Sea Fishing

If your dad loves the thrill of the catch of the day, a deep-sea fishing trip is a great way to spend Father’s Day. North Myrtle Beach offers many charter services that can help provide everything you need for a successful fishing adventure. Head out to the Atlantic Ocean and try catching various fish, including snapper and grouper, and you could catch a marlin. The experience is something that the whole family or Dad could remember for years.

Spend the Day on the Beach

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Of course, only a trip to North Myrtle Beach is complete if you spend at least one day on the beach. This year, spend Father’s Day with Dad, soaking up the sunlight and catching those waves on a boogie board together. Pack a lunch filled with subs, snacks, and cold drinks to help you enjoy your day. Build a sandcastle with Dad, let him listen to some tunes, or play a fun game on the sand together. The possibilities are endless when you’re together at the beach.

While there are many other ways to spend Father’s Day this year with Dad, these are the three ways we wanted to mention. If you haven’t booked your next stay with us at Seaside Vacations, now is the time to book. We can’t wait to hear what you did this Father’s Day in North Myrtle Beach!

3 Unforgettable Reasons to Spend the Holidays in North Myrtle Beach with Seaside Vacations

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The holiday season is a time for joy, warmth, and creating cherished memories with friends and family. This year, consider embracing the magic of the holiday uniquely and unforgettably by spending them in a North Myrtle Beach vacation rental. We at Seaside Vacations have three reasons to make this coastal haven your holiday retreat unforgettable below.

Coastal Festivities with a Southern Style

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Step into a coastal wonderland with twinkling lights, palm trees swaying in the breeze, and the sweet scent of the ocean. North Myrtle Beach transforms into a festive holiday paradise every year, offering the perfect blend of traditional celebrations with a southern coastal twist. From beachside parades to lively events, every moment is a chance to immerse yourself in the joyous spirit of the season.

Warm Hearts and Mild Weather

Escape the winter chill and trade snow for our sandy shores on the Grand Strand. North Myrtle Beach boasts mild winter temperatures, allowing you to enjoy outdoor activities without needing layers of winter gear. Whether it’s a stroll along the beach or a family gathering on your vacation rental’s oceanfront balcony with a cup of hot chocolate, the warmth of the weather matches the warmth of the holiday season. There is something about spending the holidays in North Myrtle Beach.

Vacation Rentals for Every Holiday Dream

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Elevate your holiday experience with Seaside Vacations, where vacation rentals awaits to transform your stay into an enchanting escape. Picture yourself in a charming oceanfront retreat tailored for a small celebration. Immerse your family in the spacious luxury of a rental boasting panoramic views of the coastal beauty surrounding you. We don’t just provide accommodations. We craft an immersive experience that seamlessly blends the comforts of home with the allure of a seaside paradise. Your holiday dreams will be exceeded as you create lasting memories that will become your haven amidst the season’s magic.

Let North Myrtle Beach be the background to your festive joy this holiday season. With Seaside Vacations, you’ll discover a coastal winter paradise and create lasting memories that will make your holidays unforgettable. Embrace the serenity and make this year’s celebration a more relaxing and blissful experience!

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.

Spend Easter in North Myrtle Beach this Year

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It’s hard to believe that it’s almost time for Easter and Spring Break. If you’re headed to the North Myrtle Beach area, you’re lucky with some fun events. Staying with us in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, you’ll be able to enjoy some of the local events. Let’s look below at why you should spend Easter in North Myrtle Beach this year.

41st Annual North Myrtle Beach Easter Egg Hunt

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If you have never experienced the beach for Easter, you’ve been missing out on this event. This year the North Myrtle Beach area celebrates its 41st Easter Egg Hunt at McLean Park. On Saturday, April 8th beginning at 10:00 am, your kids will get to embark on an adventure to collect as many eggs as they can be based on their ages. Admission to this event is free, but they ask that you arrive a little before 10:00 am to guarantee a parking space. After the Easter Egg hunt, your kids will be able to visit with the Easter Bunny and friends. Think of the fun they will have to collect all those eggs.   

Barefoot Bunny Hop

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Another fun event that you will have to check out on your Easter vacation is the Barefoot Bunny Hop. This event is happening at Barefoot Landing on Saturday, April 1st, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. Here you and your kids can enjoy some music and a fun dance party, participate in their Easter Egg Hunt, meet the Easter Bunny, etc. After participating in this fun event, do a little shopping at one of the many shops and grab a quick bite to eat, too. Don’t forget to bring your child’s Easter Egg Basket as they will want to put the eggs into their basket.

This Easter, many other fun things are happening in the North Myrtle Beach area; we wanted to share these with you. If you still haven’t booked your North Myrtle Beach vacation rental for a holiday, give us a shout today. We look forward to hearing how you are spending your vacation with us.

Spend the Holiday’s in North Myrtle Beach this Year

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It’s hard to believe that in just a few short days, it will be Christmas, and at the stroke of midnight, it will be time to get ready for the holidays. Now is the time to start planning and booking your vacation to spend the holidays in North Myrtle Beach. Staying in one of our many Holiday vacation rentals will allow you and your family to stay close to the fun. Let’s look below at why you need to spend the holidays with us here on the Grand Strand.

Bring the Whole Family

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One of the main concerns that we often hear about having family over during the holidays is not having the space for everyone. But when you stay in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, you’ll be able not to have to worry about it. We offer homes that can sleep from 2 people to up to 25 people. And don’t worry about not having enough bathrooms as many of our homes come with plenty for no one to fight over them. This year focus on spending time with the family making new memories in your vacation rental by baking and cooking with each other this holiday season!

Holiday Shows

Another great reason why you should spend the holidays in North Myrtle Beach is the holiday shows. If you’re looking for a little classic holiday cheer, then head on over to The Carolina Opry as you’ll be able to see their “The Christmas Show of the South.” This year they will have a few new faces and entertainment that you won’t want to miss. We wanted to share a few other honorable mentions with you: Medieval Times, the Alabama Theatre & Pirate’s Voyage. No matter who is vacationing with you, getting to spend time together this holiday season is what it’s about.

Fun Events this Holiday Season

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As we all get ready for the holidays, we know that heading to a few events with the family can be fun. This year, you’ll be able to enjoy a few classic events that are happening in the area that we had to tell you about. One big event that you won’t want to miss is the Great Christmas Light Show happening over at the North Myrtle Beach Parks & Sports Complex that will end on December 30, 2022 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. They have added several new displays, lights and more excitement to the lineup this year. Think of the fun that you’ll have with the family as you sip on some hot chocolate and walk through Santas Village.

While there are so many other things that you could be doing this holiday season, we wanted to share a few with you. If you haven’t booked your holiday vacation rental, give us a call today to get it booked. We can’t wait to see you and your family as you celebrate the holidays together this year!

Spend Thanksgiving in North Myrtle Beach this Year

Have you and your family ever dreamt of going out of town for Thanksgiving but have never done it before? If the answer is yes, allow us to share why you should spend Thanksgiving in North Myrtle Beach this year. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will allow the whole family to join in the excitement. Let’s look below at just a few reasons why you should spend Thanksgiving this year in North Myrtle Beach.

Perfect for the Whole Family

One of the best things about staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals is we have something forever family. No matter your family’s size, we have vacation rentals that will accommodate your whole group, from homes that will sleep 8 to homes that sleep up to 20 people. All of our vacation rentals do provide a full kitchen so that you can cook Thanksgiving Day dinner like you would at home. You will feel like you’re at home in our vacation rentals, but you’ll be at the beach instead.

Eat Out

We understand that you will be on vacation and may not feel like cooking Thanksgiving Day dinner this year. Instead of worrying about cleaning the kitchen after you’ve slaved all day making dinner, why not enjoy someone else cooking. Many restaurants in the North Myrtle Beach area will be open on Thanksgiving Day for you to want. Some of them are House of Blues, Chestnut Hill, Captain George’s Seafood Buffet and Margaritaville. For many of them, you may have to make a reservation but be sure to check out each one to see if you need to call before you arrive.

Shopping

Another great reason to come to North Myrtle Beach this Thanksgiving Day is Black Friday! This is the best time to go to the beach and be able to find some great deals. Who doesn’t love going to the store to get a gift or two at a reasonable price? We know that some of the stores will not be open on Thanksgiving Day, but that only gives you more time to spend with your family. Head on over to Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach or Tanger Outlets in Myrtle Beach for some shopping on Black Friday for some great deals!

While there are many other reasons why you need to vacation in North Myrtle Beach this Thanksgiving Day, we wanted to share these with you. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay with us in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, now is the time. We hope that you and your family can come to experience the beach this Thanksgiving!

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