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Five Family-Friendly Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Myrtle Beach

Whoever says New Year's Eve is for adults only never celebrated the holiday in Myrtle Beach. While the Grand Strand offers plenty of dining, dancing and parties for grown-ups to spend a wild night out on the town, the Myrtle Beach area also caters to families who want to ring in 2017 together with a wide selection of kid-friendly and...

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Seven Myrtle Beach Events not to Miss in 2017

A Myrtle Beach vacation is always special. But visiting the Grand Strand during certain times of the year, especially ones with big festivals and other major events, can take your vacation experience to the next level. That’s why Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort has compiled a list of events you should check out if you get the chance. Here...

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Light up your Holidays at Nights of a Thousand Candles

There are dozens of ways to celebrate the holidays on the Grand Strand during December, from floating boat parades to Christmas shows. But none of these can hold a candle to the marquee event of the holidays at Brookgreen Gardens.The Nights of a Thousand Candles celebration is a Christmas tradition on the Grand Strand for countless...

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Enjoy Holiday Laughs at Redneck Christmas Show

The Grand Strand is famous for its annual Christmas shows at such palatial theaters as The Carolina Opry and the Alabama Theatre. But now - with the new Redneck Christmas Show at the GTS Theatre in Myrtle Beach - there's a less-fancy alternative for folks who love to laugh at themselves and sing along to humorous songs at a show that's...

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Compass Cove Offers Great Deals on Early Bookings

Between Black Friday, Cyber Monday and all the other holiday shopping opportunities, you are likely to spend countless hours and dollars to purchase gifts for loved ones. But this year, you can do something special for yourself and the whole family by booking your Myrtle Beach vacation in advance and saving lots of money on your stay at Compass...

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Beach Ball Classic Brings Big-Time Hoops to Grand Strand

Millions of Myrtle Beach visitors get to play with a beach ball on the hot summer sand, but a lucky few get to watch the Beach Ball during the winter. That's the Beach Ball Classic, the nation's premier holiday high school hoops tournament, which will be held Dec. 26-31 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and features some of the top...

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Terror Under the Bridge Headlines Local Haunted Houses

Myrtle Beach and Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort are two of the happiest destinations on the planet, so there's nothing scary about an autumn retreat to the Carolina coast. Unless you come around Halloween time, that is — and then there are plenty of reasons to be afraid. The Grand Strand area goes all out for the holiday, including a...

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Get Thanksgiving Dinner Any Way You Want It on the Grand Strand

From the beach and golf courses to shopping and dining venues, the Grand Strand is known as a vacation destination that has a little something for everyone. That's especially true on Thanksgiving Day, when a wide range of restaurants open their doors to hungry visitors and locals for the holiday feast. From formal to casual and from buffets...

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Enjoy Fall Fun on the Farm in the Myrtle Beach Area

Millions of visitors come to Myrtle Beach each year for the sun, surf and sand — without the soil, crops and barns of a family farm ever crossing their minds. But some of the best-kept secrets on the Grand Strand, especially during the fall harvest season, are the rural sections of the Carolina coast that give visitors a firsthand look at...

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Like the Weather, Beach Laws Also Change in the Fall

September not only marks the start of the fall season in Myrtle Beach, it also brings some major changes for local beach laws. Just as the temperatures begin to drop and the crowds start to dissipate on the Grand Strand, the rules and regulations governing what you can and cannot do on the beach become a bit more lax, giving visitors even more...

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Follow Your Nose to the Best BBQ in Myrtle Beach

Few things smell as sweet as the salt air blowing in the sea breeze in Myrtle Beach ... unless there happens to be a barbecue restaurant in the vicinity. Mix in the aroma of hickory smoke and succulent meat, and the mouth starts to water with anticipation. Fortunately for guests at Compass Cove Resort, you don't have to go very far to...

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Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art Offers an ‘Arrogantly Shabby’ Experience

The unofficial motto for the nearby resort town of Pawleys Island — "Arrogantly Shabby" — refers to the laid-back lifestyle of those who call it home. For three weeks in the fall, the islanders open up their normally tight circle and unique culture at the Sept. 24-Oct. 15 Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art. The tiny town of...

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