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Myrtle Beach 101: Part One

Mention Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and many a married man gets a wild look in his eye . For them a trip to this area which is sometimes referred to as The Grand Strand is mostly associated with one thing: golf. This first article in The Travel Belles series, “Myrtle Beach 101,” isn’t for them. … Read more

Myrtle Beach for Shoppers

What if you don’t want to spend every day of their beach week actually on the beach? Yes, there are lots of golf courses both miniature and major, amusement parks, and tourist centers with plenty of places to get henna tatoos and ice cream. Good, clean family fun is the name of the game in these parts, and there is nothing the matter with that. But, how about if you don’t want to do just that? Where are the best places to go shopping in Myrtle Beach? Where are the best places to go to get some retail action that doesn’t involve going anywhere near one of those beachwear shops located on every corner?

Fins Up and Feeding Frenzy at Margaritaville in Myrtle Beach


When I tell people I live in Myrtle Beach they get all kinds of images in their heads about my family’s and my lifestyles. Taking them to Margaritaville only serves to reinforce the nonsense. Yes, after the pilgrimage to Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, there is little chance of us dispelling our guests’ preconceived notions. The Millure … Read more