Ways to Spend Your Summer Vacation in Myrtle Beach

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is known for its expansive beaches and family fun atmosphere. When visiting the Grand Strand, you can’t help but smell the crisp beach air regardless of where you’re located. Myrtle Beach is also an upbeat vacation spot, with a variety of fun summer events to enjoy. The liveliest time to experience the area is during the summer months. With an assortment of activities to enjoy, you and your family will never want to leave the beach.

Dad and son looking at fish in aquarium

The month of June has multiple different activities taking place. Whether you are a water enthusiast or prefer to stay dry on land, there are an abundance of activities waiting for you. Broadway at the Beach is one of Myrtle Beach’s most popular landmarks. Enjoying a meal, scouting out a souvenir or taking a ride on the Beach Ride Jet Boat are just a few things you can do at Broadway at the Beach. Visit Myrtle’s famous Ripley’s Aquarium, also located at Broadway at the Beach. This aquarium has a live mermaid show that makes you feel as if you’re in the tank swimming with them. Oceana Resorts guests receive discounted admission to this awesome attraction. Starting June 1st through September 2nd, Broadway at the Beach holds an event each summer called Summer Nights. Summer Nights begins each weekday at 7:00pm and is an entertainment series based on various activities. These activities include face painting, fire dancing, a stilt walker and more. These are family-friendly events that everyone can enjoy.

What is summer without fireworks? Broadway at the Beach hosts its very own firework show every Tuesday evening starting June 5th through August 28th and every Friday evening starting June 22nd through August 17th. Each show begins at 10:00 PM and features spectacular fireworks that the whole family will love. Fireworks are one of the most memorable parts of summer vacation and this specific firework show will keep you wanting to come back each year! On July 4th, Broadway at the Beach’s Firework Extravaganza is one you won’t want to miss. This show will leave you speechless with magnificent fireworks with memories that will last a life time!

Family shopping

One of the finest areas known in Myrtle Beach is Market Common. Market Common is a beautiful location in Myrtle Beach with delicious restaurants, shopping and family-friendly fun. During the month of June, Market Common hosts Movies Under the Stars. Movies Under the Stars begins June 1st and will play every Friday night until June 29th. These kid-friendly movies will be played outdoors and are perfect for a peaceful night with your family! Also, a concert series which is known as Concert on the Green, delivers spectacular live band music that the whole family can enjoy! These concerts are free and take place once a month. Don’t forget about your furry friends, because pets are welcome as well. Market Common also invites you to its own farmers market that takes places every other week. You will get to indulge in local fresh foods, soaps, and other home-grown items that only Myrtle Beach has to offer.

Now that you have marked your calendar with all of the exciting events Myrtle Beach has to offer, there is only one thing left to decide. Where will you stay on your vacation? As one of the leading vacation rental providers in the Grand Strand area, Oceana Resorts can provide you and your family the affordable beach vacation you have always wanted.  Choose from any of our six Myrtle Beach locations and be just steps away from the Atlantic Ocean. Oceana Resorts offers exclusive Book Direct Privileges such as free DVD rentals, free Myrtle Beach attraction tickets and free kid’s meals at resort restaurants to ensure that your family fun never comes to an end. Get one step closer to making Myrtle Beach memories you won’t forget by visiting us at oceanaresorts.com.