Top 8 Reasons Why Fall Vacations to Myrtle Beach Are The Best

Top 8 Reasons Why Fall Vacations to Myrtle Beach Are The Best
Right off the cuff we can think of the most popular reasons why fall vacations to Myrtle Beach are the best when you’re trying to decide where to go:
1. Phenomenal weather,
2. Absolutely no crowds, and
3. Tons of fabulous festivals!

At this time of the year temperatures drop to the mid-80s and 70s during the day and you’ll find nights to be in the low 60s and high 50s. There are no traffic jams on any of the roads due to far less traffic overall and the beach, restaurants and attractions have no lines, no waiting.

The festivals taking place at this time of the year are great for enjoying time with your friends and family in a relaxed manner. Each and every festival feels like a celebration! After Labor Day there are many reasons to return to Myrtle Beach for a late season vacation. Here are five more:

Conway Fall Festival on Saturday, October 1, 2016
The City of Conway is hosting their annual Conway Fall Festival on Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival will feature arts & crafts, entertainment, kids play zone, food, car show, Conway Superstars Performance and more. The event is being held at 3rd Avenue and Laurel Street in Conway, SC.

12th Annual Little River Shrimp Festival on October 8-9, 2016
Don’t miss the 12th Annual Little River Shrimp Festival being held Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Historic Little River Waterfront (4460 Mineola Ave, Little River, SC 29566). This 2-day event includes live entertainment, lots of activities for the kids, vendors, fresh shrimp and seafood specialties. If you’re a shrimp lover you’re sure to get your fill at this popular event!

17th Annual Lip-Rippin’ Chilympics Chili Cook-Off on October 9, 2016
This year’s annual Chilympics Chili Cook-Off will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2016, from 11 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Hot Fish Club, King Street Grille, and Morse Park in Murrells Inlet. $1 sample tickets will be sold for chili. Beer from New South Brewing Company will also be available for purchase. There will be a fabulous line-up of live bands for your enjoyment. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. This event draws thousands of residents and visitors to raise money for the Grand Strand Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, and has become a staple of Grand Strand events. Participants and attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable or canned food item to support the efforts of South Strand Helping Hand.

Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival on Saturday October 15, 2016
This exciting new culinary event at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk celebrates the virtually endless local seafood restaurants in the greater Myrtle Beach area from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15! Experience a variety of delectable award winning seafood restaurants showcasing their unique seafood interpretations. Enjoy the kid’s area, live entertainment, and a broad selection beer & wine garden. Jim Quick & Coastline Band will be performing from morning to early afternoon. The iconic group The Tams from Atlanta will take the stage from 5-7 p.m. Various other musicians will also take part in this grand celebration.

9th Annual Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest on October 14-15, 2016
The ever-popular Oktoberfest is being held from 4 – 9 p.m. at the beautiful urban village of the Market Common and Valor Park. Arrive early and enjoy shopping the Market Common with its many beautiful upscale shops and restaurants. Go to the park for all the great German food vendors, a craft beer expo designed around the harvest season, a pumpkin patch, live entertainment, kids play area, face painting, inflatables and much more!


Reserve Your Winter Vacation Rental Now

With autumn here it’s time to reserve that winter vacation rental you’ve been looking forward to. The colder winter temperatures will settle in across most of the country before you know it as the days are already getting shorter. When you spend your winter in coastal South Carolina you are spared the frigid temperatures and deep snow of the north. That’s why so many people come here to North Myrtle Beach to spend their winters year after year!
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Autumn and winter months are some of the best times to explore the Lowcountry area when there’s not as much traffic and the crowds are gone. It’s the best time to enjoy the relaxed coastal living lifestyle that residents enjoy year round. You can book monthly stays from October through March and stays of 90 or more days are not subject to the 10% state tax.


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Our off-season winter rates on vacation rentals is competitive with any area luxury hotel. Enjoy the bargain prices during winter months with all the amenities and comforts but not the price. Our rentals are fully furnished and include cable TV, Internet and telephone, full kitchens, washer/dryer and more. Many properties include heated indoor pools and whirlpools.


This is the time to make your reservation for a winter rental if you haven’t already done so. Those who act fast get their choice of the best properties. All of our properties are popular with our winter guests and we can help you find the ideal property for you, too.
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You don’t have to put up with another winter of ice and snow. Come to coastal South Carolina and enjoy a stay in our vacation rentals for the winter. There’s plenty to do here to keep busy if you wish. Besides shopping and golf, you can play tennis, shuffleboard, pickleball, go fishing and more!


To book a winter vacation rental, make your reservations online , or call our reservationists toll free at 800-274-1105 at your convenience. We will be glad to help plan that winter escape!


Grand Finale of Sweet Reggae Sundays in North Myrtle Beach

Grand Finale of Sweet Reggae Sundays
Sweet Reggae Sundays will have their grand finale on Labor Day Weekend, Sunday, September 4, at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach. Come out and enjoy live reggae music, a charity raffle, and more on The Deck.
There will be discounted Sweetwater craft beers and a chance to win your very own custom 11-foot paddleboard. Show up and take advantage of all the other great freebies that include inner tubes, T-shirts and more.
Doors to The Deck open at 6 p.m. on Sunday and the live reggae music is 7-11 p.m. on The Deck stage. WKZQ is the official radio sponsor for the event and will have on-air personality Crash live at the grand finale event. The event is a collaboration between House of Blues Myrtle Beach, has Sweetwater Brewery and Surfrider Foundation
“House of Blues loves to marry live music with local charities as a way to party with a purpose. All the money raised at these events will go directly to Surfrider Foundation to help with their clean water efforts. We hope that both tourists and locals will come out to enjoy some great live reggae music and support a worthy cause.” Dawn Temples Knopff Marketing and Promotions Manager of House of Blues said.

Mustang Week Arrives in Myrtle Beach

Mustang Week Arrives in Myrtle Beach
For those who are already here in Myrtle Beach enjoying their summer vacation and looking around for new and different things to do, you’ll want to keep reading about Mustang Week. This is a popular event that takes place from July 18-24, 2016. If you like cars, of any type, you won’t want to miss this.

This year, events are scheduled at an assortment of venues throughout the coastal area including the Myrtle Beach Mall and Myrtle Beach Speedway. No matter what year or type of Mustang you like, be sure to attend some of the following events on behalf of Mustang Week. You’re sure to have a great time!

Mustang Week Arrives in Myrtle BeachFor comfortable and affordable beach accommodations in the Myrtle Beach area call us at North Beach Realty, 800-274-1105. We can set you up in accommodations that will ensure your comfort and pleasure.


Where to Celebrate Independence Day

Where to Celebrate Independence Day
If you’re one of the lucky people that scheduled your vacation to North Myrtle Beach SC to fall over the Fourth of July we can promise you’re going to have a fabulous time! There are many local events taking place on behalf of the Independence Day holiday. Some are just a short drive from our Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Vacation Rentals. During the day you’ll have festivals, parades and concerts to enjoy. After the sun sets the area comes alive with exciting fireworks displays up and down the coast.
Don’t miss the popular Garden City Golf Cart Parade at 2 p.m. on July 4, 2016. The parade starts at Calhoun Drive and heads south to Woodland Avenue. The lineup starts behind Willard’s Fireworks at 1:00 p.m. For more information or if you have any questions call (843) 340-5835.
Where to Celebrate Independence Day
The Salute From the Shore VII will held along the Myrtle Beach coastal area starting at 1 p.m. on July 4. The focal point of Salute from the Shore includes a flyover of military aircraft and patriotic volunteer pilots of privately-owned vintage military aircraft with veterans and active duty military aboard. This year’s annual tribute will have a flyover of vintage military aircraft and F-16s from the SC Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base. The Flyover starts at 1 p.m. in Cherry Grove and concludes over the May River Sandbar in Bluffton, SC around 1:30 p.m.
The popular Murrells Inlet 4th of July Boat Parade takes place annually and begins at Garden City Point in Murrells Inlet on July 2 starting at 5 p.m. This year marks the 33rd boat parade that has been held in Murrells Inlet on Independence Day. Call 652-4236 for more information or with questions.
Sunday Celebration Concerts are held every Sunday from 7-10 p.m. from June 26 until July 31, 2016 in Plyler Park, 1000 North Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Each concert is anticipated to draw as many as 1,000 attendees or more. These free concerts are open to the public and are sponsored by Ground Zero. Don’t forget to bring a chair or blanket to sit on.
Where to Celebrate Independence Day
Barefoot Landing celebrates Independence Day with a 4th of July fireworks show at 10:15 p.m. Location: 4898 Hwy 17 South, North Myrtle Beach.
Experience the magic of fireworks right on the beach! Thanks to the Oceanfront Merchants Association, there will be Fireworks at Second Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach on July 4. Location: 110 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. As the southernmost point of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Second Avenue Pier is only a short stroll from Plyler Park, where free concerts are held throughout the summer months. For more information, call 843-445-7437. 

Take Mom Somewhere Special for Mother’s Day This Year

Take Mom Somewhere Special for Mother's Day This Year

Before you know it Mother’s Day will be here. Are you ready? On On Sunday, May 8, there are plenty of places to take your mother or the mom in your life out to show her she’s special. These great Mother’s Day ideas will solve the problem of what you can do that’s different this year. Whether it’s your mother, grandmother, your children’s mother, friend, neighbor or a mother-soon-to-be, these ideas are sure to please any and all mothers.
Take Mom out for a wine tasting at a local winery. Carolina Vineyards Winery produces a variety of dry, semi-dry, medium and sweet wines. The wine tasting room is open 7 days a week beginning at 10 a.m. Easy to find at 4922 Hwy.17 South, North Myrtle Beach. Phone: 843-361-9181

21 Main at North Beach will be open for Mother’s Day and are accepting reservations now. Located at 719 N. Beach Blvd., North Myrtle Beach. For reservations, call 843-315-3000.
Take Mom Somewhere Special for Mother's Day This Year
Some Mom’s would love to go on a guided kayak tour. Why not yours? Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions could be the most fun your Mom’s ever had on Mother’s Day! Located at 241 Main St, North Myrtle Beach. 843-241-4588. Guided kayak and paddleboard tours, rentals of kayaks and paddleboards.
Treat the Mom in your life to a great dinner at Bistro 90. They will be serving a full dinner menu from noon until 7 p.m. on Mother’s Day. Chef Brad will create several special Dinner Features to delight guests. Location: 7209 SC-90, Longs, SC. Phone: (843) 390-5151
Barefoot Princess Riverboat, Barefoot Landing Marina, North Myrtle Beach. 843-272-2140. Enjoy a tour and dinner about the riverboat on the Intracoastal Waterway.
Take Mom Somewhere Special for Mother's Day This Year
Being Mom’s favorite is easier than you might think. Thank her for all that she does and treat her to a delicious Mother’s Day dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Reservations accepted. Location: 8211 Marina Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC. Phone: (843) 839-9500
Treat Mom to her very own spa day. Exclusively Yours Day Spa & Salon will please and delight her with their customized treatments for body, skin, hair, and nails. Located at 3310 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach. Phone: (843) 362-8080
All of us at North Beach Realty would like to wish all the Mom’s and Mothers-To-Be a very happy Mother’s Day this year!

Where to Rent Golf Carts in North Myrtle Beach

Where to Rent Golf Carts in North Myrtle Beach

When you want to get around North Myrtle Beach like the locals do you’ll need to get yourself a golf cart. There are plenty of businesses in the area and beyond that have a vast assortment of golf cart rentals as well as other types of motorized and non-motorized forms of transportation smaller than a car. However, the golf cart is large enough to comfortably hold two to four people plus their gear. Golf carts aren’t just for golf courses anymore. They really are a primary mode of transportation for many around coastal South Carolina.

Following are some of the local businesses where you can rent golf carts without ever leaving North Myrtle Beach.
Ace Golf Carts
503 Main St, North Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 427-4853
Carts from Mild to Wild, Lifted or Lowdown, Gas or Electric, 4 or 6 Passenger. Newly refurbished RXV’s, EZGO’s, Club Cars, and Yamaha’s.
Affordable Golf Cart Rentals
1401 2nd Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 385-2547
Golf Cart rentals, sales and storage, along with cargo carts. Half day and daily rentals. No deliveries.


A-Jax Golf Cart Rentals, LLC
North Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 421-1006
Four and six-passenger carts. Delivery and pick up service. Order online.


East Coast Golf Carts and Scooters
410 Sea Mountain Highway, North Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 424-2644
Family-owned business. Four to eight passenger Club Car Golf Carts delivered.


Graham Golf Cars, Inc.
411 Pine St, North Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 281-9992
Low, lifted and limo cars. Rentals, sales and storage. Full service dealer.


Booking Online Has Never Been Easier

Choosing the perfect vacation is a process filled with logistical hurtles that can sometimes become more of a chore than a pleasant experience. Making calls to check the availability of properties, and details on properties themselves can remain a murky subject. Forget seamlessly booking online right? Well not anymore.

The Ease of Booking

The time leading up to your vacation should be one excitement and anticipation. From choosing destinations, dates when you and your family can get together, to selecting the right property for your adventure, nailing down the details can take some serious work. But we at North Beach Realty thought that this process should be one where finding the perfect home or condo is an enjoyable process filled with thoughts of the vacation to come, and information readily available for those all important details. Once you have your ducks in a row booking online using our brand new website is easy.

We’ve been hard at work creating a brand new website to showcase our selection of vacation rentals. Our goal was to provide a platform where our guest can easily view properties, choose dates they would like to come, and be able to curtail their vacation without the hassles of wondering if the property they have chosen will be available to rent for their vacation.  Our new website allows guests to look ahead and book early, or see what’s available in the near future for quick getaway. Everything is updated in real time for the most up to date information.

The keys to an easy to use platform meant one that was available on any device, up to date, and built around providing you the guest the features you need to book confidently. So in closing, please visit our new website and let us know what you think. We would love to hear from our guests about the process and any ways we can continue to make booking a vacation a pleasurable process. We hope you will find searching through properties a breeze and information about the North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach areas useful in planning your next visit here.