3 North Myrtle Beach Walking Trails to Explore with the Family

3 North Myrtle Beach Walking Trails to Explore with the Family

Are you and your family looking for something new to do on your next vacation to North Myrtle Beach? If you are, then we must tell you all about 3 walking trails located in North Myrtle Beach that you can explore together. Staying with us in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to one of them. Let’s look below at where your family can explore these fun walking trails in the area.

Heritage Shores Nature Preserve

3 North Myrtle Beach Walking Trails to Explore with the Family

When you’re looking for a new trail to give a try, then head over to Heritage Shores Nature Preserve. Located near Cherry Grove Park and is where you will be able to find 40 different stations along the trail. There are also a few picnic areas that have shelters where you and the family can bring along your lunch or snacks to enjoy together. Heritage Shores Nature Preserve does have boardwalks and docks that are handicapped accessible for those who need to use them. Let the kids bring a clipboard with some paper so they can jot down what wildlife they happen to see for the day!

McLean Park

Another great park that has wonderful walking trails in the North Myrtle Beach area is McLean Park. No matter what kind of path you are looking to walk, this park has it all for you. There is a ½ mile paved trail for those who like to stay on the path and then there is another trail that is a fitness trail. This park also has 3 different picnic shelters where your family can enjoy a meal at and even a playground for the kids to enjoy. Not only are the trails there for you to explore but there are also tennis courts where you and the family can play a little game together. No matter what kind of fun you’re looking to do while on vacation, this is the park for you.

North Myrtle Beach Nature Trail

3 North Myrtle Beach Walking Trails to Explore with the Family

North Myrtle Beach Nature Trail is located on Champions Blvd in Little River is one that you’ve never experienced before. This is a 2 ½ mile trail that was made for you and your family to enjoy on your next vacation. Opened from Sunrise to Sunset is a trail that you can also bring your pups along with you, but they must remain on a leash at all times. We also suggest that you don’t come alone and always walk with a buddy. The reason that we suggest this is because you may happen to see some of the wildlife that lives along the trail such as wild hogs, snakes, bobcats, and even black bears. We promise that this is going to be a day on the trail like you’ve never experienced here on the South Carolina Coast!

While many other fun trails are available for you and your family to enjoy in North Myrtle Beach, these are the few we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t booked your next family vacation to stay in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and your family soon and getting to experience the walking trails in the area!

Don’t Miss These Fun Events Happening in North Myrtle Beach

Don’t Miss These Fun Events Happening in North Myrtle Beach

Do you and your family have a vacation to North Myrtle Beach in March? If you do, then you don’t want to miss any of these fun events that are happening. Spending the week in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to the fun. Let’s look below at where some of these fun events are happening in the area.

Irish Festival

Don’t Miss These Fun Events Happening in North Myrtle Beach

Have you and your family ever been to the Irish Festival that happens at The Market Common before? If you haven’t then you are missing out on a fun festival. This year your family can come and explore the different kinds of foods that are found in Ireland and even for the adults try different adult beverages too. There will also be a fun activity for the whole family to do such as live entertainment, music and even some activities for the kids to do. Don’t miss this fun one of a kind festival happening in Myrtle Beach this year on March 14, 2020 at 10:00 am!

Salty Saturday

Do you kids want to do something fun at Ripley’s Aquarium? Join in on a Saturday Morning Camp at the aquarium at Broadway at the Beach on March 23, 2020. For kids ages 5-9 they can participate from 9:00 am to 10:30 am and kids ages 10-15 can participate from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. The price is $15.99 per person and this does include admission to the aquarium too. What a great way for the kids to still learn even while they are on vacation to the beach!

North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Don’t Miss These Fun Events Happening in North Myrtle Beach

Are you spending St. Patrick’s Day in North Myrtle Beach this year and are looking for something fun to do? If the answer is yes, then we have to tell you all about the 2020 North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade. This year the parade will be on Saturday, March 14th at 9:00 am. This is a fun filled day with not only the parade but the fun festival that happens after the parade. This year North Myrtle Beach will be expecting for close to 40,000 people attend the parade and festival is one that you won’t want to miss.

While there are many other fun things happening during the month of March, these are the ones we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t booked your next North Myrtle Beach vacation rental yet, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and your family on your next family vacation to the area!

Top 3 Things to Do in North Myrtle Beach This February

Top 3 Things to Do in North Myrtle Beach This February

Can you believe that January is almost up and soon it will be February? We want to help your family know of the top 3 things you can do this February. Staying in one of our vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to where the fun and activities are happening. Let’s look below at the few things that your family will most likely love on your next family vacation to North Myrtle Beach.

Ripley’s Penguin Dash 5K

Top 3 Things to Do in North Myrtle Beach This February

Have you ever wanted to participate in a fun 5K but didn’t know where it would be? Then you might want to check out Ripley’s Aquarium Penguin Dash 5K happening on Saturday, February 15th. Beginning at 9:00 am is where you can join in the first ever Penguin Dash where they will offer a 5K run and a Family Fun 1 Mile Walk/Run. Don’t miss this fun day to enjoy this amazing run that will help us celebrate the newest members of the aquarium the South African Penguins!

KidzTime Festival

Head over to Broadway at the Beach on February 22nd from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm to join in the 19th Annual KidzTime Festival. This event will be featuring over 30 different vendors for you and the kids to enjoy. There will be plenty of live entertainment, face painting, inflatables to jump on and even a petting zoo! This will be the perfect day to spend with the family as you enjoy this free event. Please note that some of the activities will have a fee associated with it but who wouldn’t want to come and enjoy some fun with the kids on your next vacation to North Myrtle Beach?

Top 3 Things to Do in North Myrtle Beach This February

Inaugural Leap Frog 5K

Did you know that leap year happens only every 4 years? Come celebrate in the Inaugural Leap Frog 5K happening on Saturday, February 29th at 9:00 am. It will be held at Barefoot Landing is one that you don’t want to miss! Don’t want to run the 5K? No problem because there will also be a 1 Mile Fun Run for the family to enjoy. After the race, Lulu’s will be providing the post-race snack and there will be an oyster roast at 11:00 am. Some of the race proceeds will be donated to the North Myrtle Beach Humane Society.

There are many other events happening in February in North Myrtle Beach. These are just a few of the fun events happening in the area we wanted to share. If you haven’t booked your next family vacation, now is the time. We at North Beach Vacations can’t wait to see your family on your next family vacation!

January North Myrtle Beach Events

January North Myrtle Beach Events

Are you and your family coming to the North Myrtle Beach area this January? If the answer is yes, then we have to tell you all about the fun events that are happening in the area. North Myrtle Beach is a great place to experience the area the winter and the fun things happening. Let’s look below at a few of the events that are happening in January in North Myrtle Beach.

Early Myrtle Beach & The War Years Trolley Tour

January North Myrtle Beach Events

Have you ever experienced what Myrtle Beach was like during World War II or even earlier than that? If you haven’t, then we must tell you about the Early Myrtle Beach & The War Years Trolley Tour that is happening on January 7th from 2:00 pm to 4:– pm. Here you and your family will be able to climb aboard a trolley that will take you through some of Myrtle Beach’s oldest areas. You will also visit the Pine Lakes Country Club and H.B. Springs Building all while learning some history too. After the trolley you will be able to enjoy some of the shops and dining that happen to be at The Market Common. What a fun day to spend with the family all while learning more about Myrtle Beach!

South Carolina Restaurant Week at Croissants Bistro & Bakery

Beginning on January 9th through 19th your family will be able to participate in Restaurant Week in South Carolina. You can visit both locations of Croissants Bistro & Bakery where you’ll be able to enjoy a 3-Course Chef’s Tasting Menu. The price per person is $20 but you will receive the following choices:

  • First Course: Cup of French Onion Soup or Petite Chicken Salad
  • Second Course: Shrimp & Grits or Eggs Benedict
  • Third Course: Any Slice of Cake or Individual Pastry but it excludes any mini cakes or desserts for two

This can be a great date night or a great way to experience some of the food around town that you won’t want to miss.

2020 Grand Strand Boat & Sportsman Expo

January North Myrtle Beach Events

This year bring the family to the 2020 Grand Strand Boat & Sportsman Expo at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. If you have ever considered purchasing a boat for your family to use on your next vacation or to use at home, this is the event for you! Not only will you be able to check out some pretty amazing boats, but you can also check out other outdoor equipment like kayaks, paddle boards and more. Admission into the event is $9 per adult, $8 per senior, $5 for children & Free for children under 3. The hours of the event are from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm on Friday; 9:00 am to 7:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday. Don’t miss this fun event with the family on your next vacation from January 10th to January 12th, 2020!

While there are many other fun events that are happening on the Grand Strand in January, these are the few we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay in one of our North Beach vacation rentals, now is the time. We hope that your family has a wonderful and happy New Year!

Enjoy Local Events this Holiday Season in North Myrtle Beach

Enjoy Local Events this Holiday Season in North Myrtle Beach

Have you ever been to North Myrtle Beach during the holidays? If not, then coming this holiday season to North Myrtle Beach is something you have to do. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach rentals will keep you close to the events. Let’s take a peek at what you and your family can do while you vacation during the holiday season.

North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade

Enjoy Local Events this Holiday Season in North Myrtle Beach

Join in watching our annual North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade this year. It is happening on Saturday, December 7th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Your family will be able to watch as many lighted floats come by and represent local groups. Be sure to bring a chair or blanket down so you can sit and watch the parade. What a fun event to join in as your kickoff your holiday vacation!

Christmas Movie Trivia

Another fun event that you can join in is the Christmas Movie Trivia happening on Tuesday, December 10th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. You will find the trivia over at Dave & Busters at Broadway at the beach and it’s an event like no other. This is a free event, but you need to preregister for the event. Come with your friends and family as you see if you can win the trivia challenge on Christmas Movies.

Christmas Show at Alabama Theatre

Enjoy Local Events this Holiday Season in North Myrtle Beach

Have you ever seen one of the famous Christmas shows on the Grand Strand? If you haven’t then you are in for a treat. On Monday December 16th, beginning at 7:30 pm is where you can find The South’s Grandest Christmas Snow held at the Alabama Theatre. Get excited as you listen to classic Christmas carols being sung and dancing is happening. This is one show that you can’t miss when you are on vacation during the holidays this year!

There are many other events that are happening during the holiday season, but we thought you’d enjoy these more. If you haven’t booked your family vacation to visit North Myrtle Beach this month, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and your family as you make new memories this holiday season!

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3 Favorite Christmas Shows to See on your Next Family Vacation to Myrtle Beach

3 Favorite Christmas Shows to See on your Next Family Vacation to Myrtle Beach

Spending your family vacation to Myrtle Beach during the holidays is what many families love to do. We at North Beach Vacations have found that they are looking for fun and exciting things to do together. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach rentals will keep you and your family close to the fun. One thing that we wanted to share with you is our 3 favorite Christmas shows to see during the holidays while you’re on vacation.

The Carolina Opry Show

3 Favorite Christmas Shows to See on your Next Family Vacation to Myrtle Beach

Have you and your family ever experienced the iconic Christmas show at The Carolina Opry? If you haven’t then you are in for a treat when you go. This show is not like any other show you’ve seen in the past. With having over 30 years of experience, this show won’t let you down. From the classic Christmas songs being sung to the amazing dancing, this is a show you won’t want to miss! The easiest way to see this amazing show is to grab your tickets early online before they sell out!

Alabama Theatre

Another amazing show that you won’t want to miss is at the Alabama Theatre this holiday season. Opening in 1993 the Alabama Theatre has been widely known to put on a great show. This year’s Christmas show is one of the grandest, ‘The South’s Grandest Christmas Show’. Pulling out all the beautiful scenery, new songs and choreographed dances, this show is one of North Myrtle Beach’s exciting shows you won’t want to miss with the family. Be sure to grab your tickets online this year so you can experience this amazing show!

Medieval Times

3 Favorite Christmas Shows to See on your Next Family Vacation to Myrtle Beach

If you have never been to Medieval Times during the holiday season, you are missing a great show. This is a dinner show that offers you and your family a 4-course meal that includes half a chicken, corn on the cob, garlic bread, half a potato, tomato bisque and dessert. Cheer for your knight in shining armor as you get to get into character as a family. This holiday season, you won’t want to miss this fun dinner show that many of our own families love to go enjoy together. Be sure to check out the few packages they offer to upgrade your tickets, but we promise you that you will want to return for years to come.

While there are many other things and shows that your family can do while on vacation this holiday season, we wanted to share these few with you. If you haven’t booked your family vacation yet to stay in one of our North Myrtle Beach rentals, now is the time. We hope that you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving this week and can’t wait to see you soon!

Visit North Myrtle Beach this Thanksgiving

Visit North Myrtle Beach this Thanksgiving

Are you and your family looking to get out of town for Thanksgiving Day week or weekend? North Myrtle Beach is a great place to spend the holiday with the family making new traditions for years to come. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep your family close to the fun and exciting things happening in the area. Let’s look below at why you need to visit the area this Thanksgiving Day.

Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Visit North Myrtle Beach this Thanksgiving

One of the best reasons to visit the North Myrtle Beach area during the Thanksgiving Day week is that you don’t have to cook dinner if you don’t want to. Many of the local restaurants will be open and will be offering a special Thanksgiving Day dinner menu. We understand that if you were home, you would have to figure out who is hosting dinner and the cleanup process too. But not this year as you can leave it up to someone else and there will be no cleanup to worry about. Just enjoy a Thanksgiving Day dinner together as a family at one of the many restaurants around town.

Shopping

Don’t worry about missing out on the sales on Black Friday this year while on vacation. There are plenty of shopping centers, outlet malls and malls that you can visit. Tanger Outlets has two different locations you can visit, and you will be able to grab some great deals there. There is also Barefoot Landing, Broadway at the Beach and even the two different malls to visit. No matter who you are searching a gift for, you will be able to find something for everyone on Black Friday. Just remember to leave room in your car to bring the gifts back home with you when your vacation is over.

35th Annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

Visit North Myrtle Beach this Thanksgiving

Head over to Little River on Saturday, November 30th to the Intracoastal Waterway at 5:00 pm. This year is the 35th Annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta where you and your family can see the different boats in a parade on the Little River Inlet. What a great way to see boats decked out with holiday décor and more. Bring your camera as you see them along the waterway and let your kids pick out which boat is their favorite and take a picture of them. Have a great night spending time on the waterfront together as a family!

There are several other fun events and things happening during Thanksgiving Day week, but these are the few we wanted to share. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, now is the time. We hope that your family has a wonderful Thanksgiving this year in North Myrtle Beach!

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Don’t Miss These Fun Events this November in North Myrtle Beach

Don’t Miss These Fun Events this November in North Myrtle Beach

Have you ever been on vacation to North Myrtle Beach during November? If you haven’t then you have been missing out on the fun events that are happening around town. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep you and your family wanting to come back year after year during this time of the year. Even though schools may be back in session, it doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Let’s look below at some of the fun events happening in the area that you don’t want to miss.

Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival

Don’t Miss These Fun Events this November in North Myrtle Beach

Don’t you love coming to the beach just to get a taste of that fresh seafood? If you do, then you are going to love the Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival being held in Downtown Myrtle Beach. On Friday, November 1st from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm and on Saturday, November 2nd from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Not only will there be plenty of fresh seafood that you can chow down on, but there will be plenty of things that the kids can do as well. There will be live music and entertainment, kid-friendly activities and so much more. Don’t miss coming to this fun event with the family and enjoy the fresh seafood of Myrtle Beach.

27th Annual Myrtle Beach 400 Race

Do you have a future racecar driver in your family or have someone who loves trucks? Come join in the 27th Annual Myrtle Beach 400 Race where you and your family will be able to see Super Trucks, Limited Late Model Pros and Challengers. Beginning on Friday, November 15th beginning at 1:00 pm, your family will be able to sit in the stands and cheer on their favorite driver. Come back on Saturday, November 16th at 12:00 pm where you can see some of the Late Model qualifying and even get a fun visit from Santa Claus. And for the added bonus of the weekend, come out on Thursday, November 14th your family will be able to see many practice rounds and be able to get your seat in the Grandstand for Free! You can purchase your race tickets here to enjoy the weekend and it’s one you’ll never forget!

The Great Christmas Light Show

Don’t Miss These Fun Events this November in North Myrtle Beach

During the holidays, many families make it a tradition to go and see the Christmas lights around town, so why stop if you’re on vacation? Beginning on Monday, November 25th come to the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex where your family can see more than 2 million twinkling lights displayed for you to enjoy. The Great Christmas Light Show returns with more than 500 light displays and many have been custom designed just for this spectacular. Santa’s Village will be open on the weekend starting on Friday, November 29th and ending on December 15th, just in time for Santa to return for Christmas. There is an admission of $15 per car but that covers up to 15 people in your vehicle. Don’t miss the fun event that you will want to keep as a tradition every year during the holiday season!

While there are many other things happening during the month of November, these are the few we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t booked your next vacation staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, we still have availability. We hope that your family has a wonderful trip to the beach this November!

Spend Your Next Vacation in North Myrtle Beach This Fall

Spend Your Next Vacation in North Myrtle Beach This Fall

Are you and your family heading to the North Myrtle Beach area this fall for your vacation? If the answer is yes, then we have to tell you about a few of the fun events that are happening in the area. North Myrtle Beach is a great place to come and relax while many of the locals are back to work and school. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep your family close to where the fun is at this fall. Let’s take a peek at a few of the fun events that you can head to while you’re on vacation below.

Oktoberfest

Spend Your Next Vacation in North Myrtle Beach This Fall

Have you ever wanted to travel to Germany to attend Oktoberfest? Have no fear because you don’t have to travel out of the country to enjoy Oktoberfest this year. Myrtle Beach is hosting their very own Oktoberfest at Market Common on October 11th from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm and October 12th from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Not only will you get to enjoy live entertainment and amazing food, but there will be other activities for the kids in the family. Some of the activities that they can do are face-painting, jumping on inflatables, exploring a pumpkin patch and more. Don’t miss out on this fun event with the family this year as you help celebrate Oktoberfest in Myrtle Beach!

15th Annual Little River ShrimpFest

Do you and your family love eating shrimp whenever you come to the beach? If the answer is yes, then we have the perfect event for you. Head to Little River on October 12th & 13th to the Historic Waterfront to enjoy the 15th Annual Little River ShrimpFest. Your family can enjoy 2 different stages that will have live entertainment, a kid’s zone, and some pretty amazing food. Of course, this is the ShrimpFest so what would it be like without the headliner food, shrimp?  You will be able to enjoy some of the local seafood that many of the local waterfront restaurants will have on these days. This is an event that you don’t want to miss this year with the family for some pretty amazing local seafood.

BooFest! At Barefoot Landing

Spend Your Next Vacation in North Myrtle Beach This Fall

This is a classic event that many families love to head to year after year is the BooFest! at Barefoot Landing. This year the event will be on Saturday, October 26th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The BooFest! is a great place that the kids can wear their costumes at the beach and enter in a costume contest. There will be prizes for the best costumes and you can enjoy some other things like live entertainment and activities for the whole family. What a great way to spend a Saturday before you head back home from your wonderful vacation in the North Myrtle Beach area.

There are so many more events and activities happening during the month of October, but these are the few we wanted to share with you. If you still haven’t booked your next vacation to stay in a North Myrtle Beach vacation rental, we still have availability. We can’t wait to see you and the family as you take your fall vacation to the North Myrtle Beach area!

Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival

Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival

Fall is a great time to visit North Myrtle Beach this year to experience the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival. The weather will be perfect for you to still enjoy the sand and sun and the temps will be a tad cooler as well. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to where the festival will be happening. Let’s look below at some of the fun activities and food your family can enjoy at this fun festival.

Delicious Food

Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival

One of the things that many people often wonder is what kind of food will be at the festival? Many of the local restaurants will be featuring Irish and Italian food that your family will want more of. And if you are into doing something a little different then you should check out the spaghetti eating competition. From eating some Irish Dogs to Italian Ice to enjoying a few adult drinks for the parents. What a fun day your family can enjoy as you get to enjoy some amazing Italian and Irish eats!

Fun Entertainment

What is a festival without some fun entertainment that your family will love? Yes, your family will get to enjoy some of the different entertainment during the day. There will be two different stages that you can stop by and have a little fun together. On the Irish Stage you will get to listen to the Coastal Carolina Shields Pipes & Drums and the Mark McKinney Band. Over on the Italian International Stage you can listen to the Catalina’s, watch the spaghetti eating contest and listen to Larry Tanelli & Friends. Don’t miss the fun sounds of the Irish and Italians during this fun festival!

A Little More About the Festival

Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival

Many have asked where and when the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival will happen, and we have the answer for you. This festival is taking places on Saturday, September 28th beginning at 10:00 am on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. It will be happening whether it is raining or it’s sunny out and you don’t want to miss out. Not only can you enjoy the live entertainment and food, but you can also enjoy many more. From street performers to arts & crafts to dance groups. There is something that everyone in the family will enjoy and will want to visit again next year for the 17th Annual Irish Italian International Festival!

There are so many more things that your family can do in the North Myrtle Beach during the fall months, but this is one festival you don’t want to miss. If you still haven’t found your perfect North Myrtle Beach vacation rental, now is the time. We hope that you and your family can join in the food and fun festivities over at the Irish Italian International Festival this year!

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