Summer Week Discounts

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Are you still looking for your summer vacation spot? Grand Strand Resorts in North Myrtle Beach is now offering up to a 25% discount on Saturday to Saturday stays on select properties. These can be found under our “Specials” tab at the top of our home page or give us a call in our office at 800-367-6515 and one our local reservation staff will be glad to assist you. We have Oceanfront, Oceanview, Waterway view and second row condo’s available for your vacation.

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Celebrating on the Fourth of July

If you want a front row seat to enjoy the Fourth of July fireworks up and down the coastline, make your reservations with Grand Strand Resorts for a North Myrtle Beach resort. From your balcony you’ll have the best seat in town and an awesome coastline view to match!

North-Myrtle-Beach-ResortWhen you stay in a North Myrtle Beach resort you’ll wonder why you ever rented motel rooms and lived cramped up in a bedroom for all those years. In a resort from us you’ll have an entire furnished condo complete with kitchen and laundry. Enjoy amenities like pools, lazy rivers, hot tubs and garden tubs.

Here’s some of the events taking place in the surrounding area:

The 20th Annual Fireworks display at the Cherry Grove Fishing Pier is scheduled for 9:30 pm on Thursday, July 4th.   

Fourth of July at Broadway at the Beach features a fair-like atmosphere with plenty of family fun, music and entertainment. You won’t want to miss the annual Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza with a spectacular fireworks extravaganza brought to you by Helicopter Adventures™.

spacerx154The 4th of July Celebration will be held on Thursday, July 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Surfside Beach Pier.

The 30th Annual Murrells Inlet July 4th Boat Parade kicks off at high tide from Garden City Point.  The parade will proceed to the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk and then follow the Murrells Inlet shoreline down to the Hot Fish Club. Call 652-4236 for more details.

The Murrells Inlet Marshwalk restaurants will light up the skies on the 4th of July with a spectacular Murrells Inlet Fireworks Display. The show, which is shot off from the end of the Veterans Pier, is scheduled to start at 10:00 pm. 

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How to Have a Low Cost Vacation

Not everyone can afford to spend lots of money on a vacation and the cost is too often the deciding factor in whether a family will take a vacation at all! If you’re tired of going to your local state parks and community centers to spend mini-vacations in an attempt to save money, consider these 10 great ideas. It just might make the difference in whether you stay home or travel to coastal South Carolina.

Ashworth North Myrtle Beachspacerx1541. Take advantage of special rates on accommodations. Staying in a rental like Ashworth North Myrtle Beach and you’ll have onsite swimming pools, lazy rivers, hot tubs, and TV/DVD players to make the most of.

2. Come out and watch the free Myrtle Beach Air Show taking place from Friday, June 28 through Sunday, June 30 over the boardwalk in downtown Myrtle Beach. There will be performances by the world’s best pilots during the three-day schedule.

3. Free Sunday Serenades will be held at the gazebo in Fuller Park, Surfside Beach, on June 30 from 2 to 5 p.m. Kate Brown, Jimmy Gladden, David LaCombe and Duke Tinnes will be performing.

4. Movies Under the Stars takes place every Wednesday in June, July & August from 9-11 p.m. in Valor Park at The Market Common. Nacho Hippo will sell beer, wine & nachos. Canipes Chocolates & Candies will sell gourmet snacks and popcorn.

Ashworth North Myrtle Beachspacerx1545. Myrtle Beach’s “Hot Summer Nights” are held every night and runs through August 31 at Plyler Park, on the Boardwalk and along Ocean Boulevard. Events are for all ages and are free!

6. Catch a free Plyler Park Concert in Myrtle Beach during the summer months. Events are open to the public and are held from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights.

7. SummerFest at Barefoot Landing takes place Saturday, June 1 through Saturday, August 31. Fireworks will be held every Monday at 10:15 p.m. over the lake. Boardwalk entertainers will be performing nightly. A Strolling Boardwalk Parade will be held every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. All free and open to the public.

Ashworth North Myrtle Beachspacerx1548. Come out and enjoy free Movies After Dark in Surfside Beach on Thursday at 9 p.m. from June 6 through August 29. Admission is free. Bring a chair or blanket to Martin Field at the corner of Dogwood Drive South and 6th Avenue South.

9. Enjoy free Fireworks at Broadway at the Beach every Tuesday night at 10 p.m.

10. The Boathouse Summer Concert Series is taking place every Sunday at noon through September 3, 2013. Head on over to The Boathouse on the Intracoastal Waterway for a free outdoor Sunday Funday!

There are plenty of things to do at the beach that are free to low cost. If you’re interested in booking your stay at Ashworth North Myrtle Beach give us a call at 800-367-6515 and we can help you with that. We look forward to your arrival!

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15th Annual Golf Tournament in Murrells Inlet

Consider spending this summer’s vacation in South Carolina making the most of the more than 100 championship golf courses we have. You’ll be able to purchase golf packages at special rates only we can give you. Plus you’ll love our comfortable North Shore Villas condo rentals where you can lounge by the pool or enjoy the hot tub after a day on the greens.

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If you want to play in a tournament while you’re here (and who wouldn’t!) check out what’s taking place in nearby Murrells Inlet tomorrow. Blackmoor Golf Club in Murrells Inlet is holding the Murrells Inlet 2020 15th Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The prompt shotgun start is at 1:00 p.m. Prizes awarded for top three winning teams, longest putt, longest drive and more. Chances to win cars on the hole-in-one contests. Registration is $110 per person or $400 per foursome.  Fee includes green fees, golf cart, on-course beverages and snacks, goodie bag and after-golf party. Call 843-357-2007 for more information.

You’re going to love our North Shore Villas condo rentals offering all the comforts of home but with a phenomenal view of the coastline thrown in. Enjoy the convenience of having your own kitchen and washer/dryer in the condo. Have breakfast in your pajamas on your own 25’ private balcony that you can access from your bedroom. What a way to wake up and start your day!

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What to Get Dad for Father’s Day

Go ahead and splurge this year and show your Father how much he really means to you. Treat him to a comfortable and relaxing stay in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals. He’ll feel like a king in any one of these furnished rentals with equipped kitchens and laundry on-board.

North Myrtle Beach vacation rentalsPicture him lounging by the pool or floating down the lazy river on this special day just for him. Walk for miles along the beachfront and just enjoy the time spent with your Father. Time spent together is such a priceless gift you have to give, one that any parent would relish, we’re sure.

A vacation in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals whether now or for a future date, would make for an awesome Father’s Day Gift. Does he really need another dress shirt & matching tie, funny Tee shirt or another carton of smokes?

North Myrtle Beach vacation rentalsIf you’re at a loss for things to do you might consider taking him to an outdoor concert in nearby Surfside Beach. Sunday Serenades will be held at the gazebo in Fuller Park, Surfside Beach, on June 16 from 2 to 5:45 p.m. Bill Wright, Jessie Uzzel, Vern Cygan, Wayne Mummert, and Tim Allen will be performing. This is a free event and is open to the public. Bring a chair or a blanket along.

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Make This the Summer of Fun

For anyone planning a vacation to coastal North Carolina, at Windy Hill Dunes North Myrtle Beach you can save 25% off the price when you stay at Waterpointe II – 5th floor – 360505 on Ocean Blvd. and check in on June 22, 2013 for a 7 night stay. That’s a whooping $366.25 you’ll save! This three bedroom, two bath condo rental sleeps 8 comfortably with its king, queen and twin size beds.

Windy Hill Dunes North Myrtle BeachAmenities here will complete your stay as you take full advantage of the on-site exercise facility, outdoor pool, kiddie pool, and lazy river. You’ll enjoy the convenience of the comfortable rental furnishings complete with a well-equipped kitchen where you can prepare your family’s meals then dine out on the balcony, while taking in the magnificent view. Don’t forget that there’s a washer/dryer in every rental, too!

You’ll enjoy the wide sandy beaches right outside your door at Windy Hill Dunes North Myrtle Beach. Take advantage of all the water sports there are to do while you’re here. Rent jet skis and surf the waves or rent kayaks and canoes and explore the Intracoastal Waterway and inlets of the area. Have you ever been out on a fishing charter boat? Make this the summer that you try your hand at catching that big fish in the coastal waters of South Carolina. It’s something you won’t ever forget.

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You Can Save Big if You Act Fast

You’re going to just love the huge savings on the summer rentals we have this year! With school nearly out for everyone, vacation plans are well under way. But if you still need to make your reservations for a place to stay, take a look at the sweet deals we have on many of our North Myrtle Beach condo rentals. You can save a lot of money when you stay in the vacation rentals that we have at Grand Strand Resorts. And that’s something the other guys can’t say!

North Myrtle Beach condo rentalsJust listen to this. You can save a whooping 15% off summer rates by booking now. Here’s the deal: Stay 7 nights or more between July 6 and August 31 and save 10% plus an additional 5% when you book online! Hurry because this is a limited time offer that is not valid on existing reservations or in conjunction with any other offer. Some rentals not included.

We have some great Last Minute Specials, too. You can get a huge 25% off the rates on our select vacation rentals when you stay a minimum of 7 nights and arrive June 8, 15, or 22. Check the North Myrtle Beach condo rentalsSpecials page to see which North Myrtle Beach condo rentals are available for this deal.

If we can assist you in any way with your booking please give us a call at (800) 367-6515. We’d be happy to talk with you about your upcoming vacation to South Carolina.

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Movies & Music Under the Stars

Spend Friday evenings on your vacation watching Movies Under the Stars at McLean Park on Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach. All movies are G or PG rated and are North Myrtle Beach resortssubject to change depending upon availability. Movies will begin 15 minutes after sunset. Bring your beach chair or blanket, grab popcorn and a drink from the North Strand Optimist Club. Admission is free. 2013 schedule is June 14- July 12- August 9- September 13- October 11– For day of event weather information call the ‘Rec Check’ hotline at (843) 280-5570 ext. 1.

If concerts are what appeals to you, come out and enjoy the free Plyler Park Concerts in Myrtle Beach during the summer months. Events are open to the public and are held from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. The following is planned for the month of June:

      Saturday, June 1: Southwood – Roots Rock
      Tuesday, June 4: The Austin Mowery Band – Country
      Thursday, June 6: American Aquarium – Alt Country
      Saturday, June 8: Mystic Vibrations – Reggae
      Tuesday, June 11: Tru Sol – R&B/Soul
      Thursday, June 13: Ten Toes Up – Rock and Roll
      Saturday, June 15: Paul Grimshaw Band – Variety
      Tuesday, June 18: The Austin Mowery Band – Country
      Thursday, June 20: Bibis Ellison Band – Variety
      Saturday, June 22: Bullfrog – Rock
      Tuesday, June 25: Tru Sol – R&B/Soul
      Thursday, June 27: Cranford and Sons – Lowcountry Stomp
      Saturday, June 29: Psych Ward – Rock

Market Common Movies Under the Stars takes place every Wednesday during June, July & August from 9-11 p.m. in Valor Park. Nacho Hippo will sell beer, wine & nachos. Canipes Chocolates & Candies will sell gourmet snacks and popcorn. Movies are subject North Myrtle Beach resortsto change. In case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled. Updates will be posted on their website. Scheduled for June:

      June 5 Jaws (rated PG)

      June 12 Ghostbusters (rated PG)
      
June 19 Sister Act (rated PG)
      June 26 Father of the Bride (rated PG)

We have a large assortment of North Myrtle Beach resorts where you can stay during your visit to South Carolina. Give us a call at (800) 367-6515 and we’d be happy to help you with making your reservations for any one of our North Myrtle Beach resorts.

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Hot Summer Fun!

You won’t want to miss the Grand Strand’s newest amusement park, O.D. Pavilion on Ocean Drive in North Myrtle Beach when you come to vacation here this summer! Come enjoy a fun filled experience with free park admission to experience exciting rides, games, great food, delicious snacks and so much more. Located oceanfront you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy some breathtaking views from many of the rides.

North Myrtle Beach condosspacer193Starting on Memorial Day and running through Labor Day, the O.D. Pavilion is open every day from 4 to 11 p.m. There are rides for the children and exciting rides for the thrill-seeking adults among us, too. Make a night of it with dinner out and then take in the amusement park. We promise it will bring back so many childhood memories.

Myrtle Beach’s “Hot Summer Nights” begins June 3 and runs through August 31 at Plyler Park, on the Boardwalk and along Ocean Boulevard. Events are for all ages and are free!  Here’s the general schedule:

Sundays:  Elvis concert, 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., Plyler Park
Mondays:  Free Kids’ Carnival, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m., Plyler Park
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays:  Free oceanfront concerts, 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., Plyler Park
Wednesdays:  Fireworks over the Ocean, 10:00 – 10:15 p.m., Second Avenue Pier; Free concert at Ninth Avenue Stage, 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.; Elvis impersonator 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. in Plyler Park
Fridays:  Dixieland Band on the Boardwalk and Elvis concert in Plyler Park

North Myrtle Beach condosYou’ll want to take advantage of the Hot Summer Specials on our North Myrtle Beach condos. Make a reservation to stay 7 nights arriving June 1 or June 8 and you can save 20% off your stay. Or stay at our North Myrtle Beach condos at Barefoot Resort and save up to 20% off when you arrive June 15 through August 31 and stay a minimum of 7 nights. There’s plenty to love about the great specials we always have going on! Have fun and save money too!

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Local Memorial Day Events

For those who are lucky enough to be in the area over this Memorial Day Weekend, you’ll find there are lots of commemorative events taking place for the holiday. From parades to picnics and concerts, too, you’ll have lots to enjoy far beyond the beach, the surf, and the golf courses.

If you’re staying in our vacation rentals in North Myrtle Beach be sure to check out the nearby SummerFest at Barefoot Landing that is held from Saturday, June 1 through Saturday, August 31. Fireworks will be held every Monday at 10:15 p.m. over the lake. Boardwalk entertainers will be performing nightly and a Strolling Boardwalk Parade will be held every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.

The annual Myrtle Beach Memorial Day Parade will take place on Saturday, May 25, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The parade will proceed from 27th Avenue North to 9th Avenue North and features parade floats, balloons and music.

Following the parade the Military Appreciation Days Family Picnic will be held at Pavilion Area, Ocean Boulevard from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The picnic will have activities for the kids, military exhibits and live music. The picnic is free for all military personnel, veterans and families, including the National Guard and Reserve. Enlist now for the first “Veterans Beard and ’Stache Beach Bash” contest, to be held as part of Military Appreciation Days. It’s free to enter, with the competition to be held as part of the big family picnic on the Pavilion site, after the Memorial Day Weekend parade. Categories include: Full Beard, Trimmed Beard, Partial Beard, Styled ’Stache, Natural ’Stache, Goatee, and Ladies’ Faux. Males must be veterans, but the women’s faux contest is open to all ladies.

Not to be missed is a Big Band Concert by Andrew Thielen Big Band performing at 1 p.m. on Ocean Boulevard in downtown Myrtle Beach.

An official Memorial Day Ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27 at the Convention Center Plaza in Myrtle Beach. Sponsored by the Grand Strand Patriotic Alliance. This event is open to the public.

Give us a call at (800) 367-6515 if you’d like more information on the accommodations we can provide you with in North Myrtle Beach.

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