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Catch up on the latest news and articles from Compass Cove and around Myrtle Beach.

Experience a Swashbuckling Pirate Adventure in Myrtle Beach

Beach-hungry vacationers have been visiting Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort in search of fun in the sun, surf and sand for generations. But back before the Grand Strand became America's favorite family beach-vacation destination, the area was invaded by a different brand of visitors seeking refuge and searching for treasure.

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Myrtle Beach Is the Perfect Place to Celebrate America’s Birthday

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is throwing one heck of a 241st birthday party for America, and everyone is invited. But this Fourth of July shindig isn't your typical cake-and-ice cream affair, although there will be plenty of those treats available, too. We're talking about an all-out Independence Day bash that ends with fireworks exploding throughout the surrounding skies.

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Myrtle Beach Festivals Set Stage for Summer Fun

Finding fun things to do in Myrtle Beach during the summertime is easy, especially for guests at Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort. In fact, you can enjoy a relaxing or playful day at the beach, take a wet and wild ride down our waterslides, and splash around in our water attractions on our oceanfront pool deck all day long without even leaving the resort property.

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Share Your Myrtle Beach Vacation Memories on Instagram

How many times have you been toiling away at the office only to see an Instagram from a friend soaking up some sunshine on the beach? Sometimes it puts a smile on your face to see them having a good time, and other times you might get jealous and wish you could climb through the screen and join them on the scene.

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Experience a Barrage of Free Fireworks Shows All Summer Long in Myrtle Beach

With so many fun things to see and do on the Grand Strand, planning your Myrtle Beach vacation can be a real challenge. Scheduling your trip so you and your crew can take in all the attractions, entertainment, dining and shopping while also getting plenty of time to enjoy the beach, pools and waterslides can seem like trying to cram a summer's worth of fun into one week.

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Myrtle Beach Summer Fun Starts in Full Force on Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer season on the Grand Strand, and the fortnight that surrounds it is the perfect time to experience the ultimate Myrtle Beach vacation. From festivals and fireworks to parades and picnics, the weeks before and after Memorial Day make a great time to book your stay at Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort in downtown Myrtle Beach. Here's a quick look at the calendar of events so you can plan accordingly:

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Plan the Perfect Graduation Trip to Myrtle Beach

College graduates across the country are counting down the days until they walk across the stage and receive the document they’ve been pursuing over the past four (or more) years. The special occasion of graduation calls for a big beach celebration. And Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort in sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has the perfect lesson plan for a beach getaway. Whether you’re a student looking to spend some graduation cash on a much-deserved break or you’re a parent looking to give the ultimate present to your recent college grad, Compass Cove and Myrtle Beach have everything you need to guarantee a great time. In keeping with the college theme, here's one last course schedule to follow for the ultimate post-graduation vacation:

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New Direct Flights Have Folks Flocking to Myrtle Beach International Airport

Like the seagulls that soar high above the Grand Strand shoreline, snowbirds of a different feather are flocking to Myrtle Beach in waves via the airways these days. That's because the Grand Strand, long considered a driving destination for its central location on the Carolina coast, has expanded its horizons for air travelers thanks to recent renovations to the Myrtle Beach International Airport and the addition of several non-stop flights to major and mid-sized markets.

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Top 5 Myrtle Beach Escape Rooms

The latest trend in amusement attractions might seem a bit strange to the uninitiated, but escape rooms are sweeping the nation for their ability to challenge groups' mental sharpness and teamwork. Who knew being locked in a room with only a series of puzzles and clues standing between you and your team's freedom could be so much fun? Apparently, lots of folks in Myrtle Beach.

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Art in the Park Headlines April Arts Celebration at The Market Common

From family beach getaways to annual Grand Strand golf trips, the rites of spring are in full bloom in Myrtle Beach. And one of the area’s most popular spring rituals is a monthlong celebration of arts and crafts at The Market Common. Located just over 2 miles from Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort, The Market Common turns the month of April into one big arts and crafts show with a variety of events. The longest-running spring ritual takes place April 22-23 with the 45th Annual Art in the Park Festival. Hosted by the Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild, this two-day event attracts artists and craftsmen from all over the East Coast, as well as hundreds of patrons shopping for one-of-a-kind pieces for their personal collections.

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