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Beat the Heat at the Beach

Things get hot down at the beach so you have to plan ahead for ways you can beat the heat while at the beach. Check out these handy tips to help you keep your cool for your next beach day. Take a dip – Make sure to actually enjoy the water and take a dip. […]

Fun Beach Day Scavenger Hunt

Want to dial up the fun on your beach day with the family? How about a challenging beach day scavenger hunt? Find and collect the items on the list to complete the scavenger hunt. Bonus: you’ll end up with a bunch of free souvenirs from your beach vacation to take home with you! Sand Dollar […]

Finding Great Souvenirs on Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

When you visit a great destination like Myrtle Beach, you’ll want to pick up some souvenirs for your friends back home and some items for yourself to remember your fun adventures here with us. Here is a list of some of the best places to pick up some fun and memorable souvenirs while you’re here: […]

Packing for Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

When packing for your Myrtle Beach vacation, you’ll want to pay special attention to what you pack. Remember that you’re coming to a beach town in the middle of the hot and humid summer. Temperatures range from the mid-80s to the high 90s plus humidity. Some items you’ll pack and some you’ll want to pick […]

Escaping Rip Currents

When you play or swim in the ocean (or any large body of water with breaking waves), you always have to be on the lookout for escaping rip currents. Every year, 100 people drown in rip currents. Another 30,000 people are rescued by lifeguards from rip currents every year. So, what is a rip current, […]

Best Snacks and Beverages for the Beach (or Pool Day)

When preparing for a day at the beach or poolside, you want to bring some healthy snacks that will keep you satisfied and give you energy to play all day. Check out our list of the best snacks and beverages for the beach or pool day. Beverages There is really only one beverage that works […]

Best Sunscreens for Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

Sunscreen formulations change often, and new sunscreen options come out every year. What was tops last year is old and dated this year. And everyone knows you can’t go without sunscreen! Here are the best sunscreens for your Myrtle Beach vacation in 2022 across multiple categories so you can pick exactly what works for you! […]

Beach-Proof Make-Up for Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

The sand and spray of being at the beach can make your everyday make-up melt off, slide or otherwise disappear. We’ve got you covered! We’ve rounded up the best recommendations and make-up choices for a beach-friendly look that won’t melt, budge or smudge. Here are the best tips and choices for beach-proof make-up for your […]

Fun Things to do at Ocean Lakes Campground

Spending your vacation at Ocean Lakes Campground is a win-win-win for your whole family. There is so much to see and do, you might not have time to take it all in. So, let’s dive right into the fun things to do at Ocean Lakes Campground! Fun in the Water – Whether you prefer the […]

Surprising Wildlife You Might See in Myrtle Beach

Every year people flock to Myrtle Beach for its beautiful landscape and long stretches of sandy beaches. Most people don’t know Myrtle Beach also has some interesting wildlife! Here is a list of some of the interesting and exciting animals you can might see on your Myrtle Beach Vacation: Alligators Alligators are usually very docile […]

Bringing Your Dog on Vacation to Myrtle Beach: Tips for the Trip

The vacation season will soon be upon us. If you’ve been thinking about taking your dog on vacation with you this summer, you’ll want to be prepared for the trip. Though it may be exciting to take a trip with your canine friend, there are some things that you should know before departure day. Below […]

Top 6 Features People Look for in a Vacation Rental House

The vacation rental market is growing more popular every year. Renting a whole home or condo is preferable to having a single hotel room and the rates are often quite similar during the height of tourist season. Here are the top 6 features people look for in a vacation rental house. 1. Affordable Rates – […]