4 Ways to Use Your Extra Hour of Daylight This Spring in North Myrtle Beach

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So we all “sprung forward” in early March, moving our clocks forward by an hour in accordance with Daylight Savings Time. And the timing is perfect for spring and summer vacations in the North Myrtle Beach area, as this gives us all an extra hour of daylight for enjoying all the fun late afternoon and early evening activities the Grand Strand has to offer!

For those enjoying a spring or summer beach getaway at The Cottages at North Beach Plantation, the opportunities to take advantage of the extra hour are abundant, and plenty of them can be found without even having to stray far from the resort property. Consider these great ways to spend your extra hour of daylight during your next stay at The Cottages at North Beach Plantation:

Evening Walk on the Beach: There are few better ways to end your lengthened day on the Carolina coast than by taking a relaxing sunset stroll down the beach, and The Cottages at North Beach Plantation make that easy to do via our very own private boardwalk that runs directly to the beach. Once you reach the shoreline’s white sands, you can head north for a walk between the Atlantic Ocean and South Ocean Boulevard, or head south for a more secluded walk that puts you farther from the waterfront developments.

Walk Around Barefoot Landing: Located just a half-mile from the resort via a straight shot up 48th Avenue South, Barefoot Landing is a local shopping/dining/entertainment complex set along the Intracoastal waterway and anchored around a 27-acre lake. This is another great place for a sunset stroll, as the nearby hot spot boasts a trio of boardwalks across the aforementioned lake, as well as concourses running through the shopping areas and along the Intracoastal Waterway. Bonus: There are often late afternoon/early evening activities and events on tap at Barefoot Landing, especially during the spring and summer. Check the calendar at bflanding.com to see what’s happening during your stay.

Claim Your Spot for the Fireworks: On the subject of spring and summer events at nearby Barefoot Landing, you and your vacation crew are sure to have a blast at one of the fireworks shows that the complex puts on most Monday nights in June through early September. The extra hour of daylight gives you a great opportunity to scope out the perfect spot for taking in the oohs and ahhhs as the fireworks light up the evening skies.

Get in Some Sunset Shopping or Dining: Of course, other big draws at Barefoot Landing include the long list of retail shops and the great bars and restaurants at the complex. Use your extra hour of daylight to track down that retail find you’ve been longing for, or to enjoy some sunset food and drinks with your loved ones.

After enjoying your extra hour of adventure, head back to your comfortable accommodations at The Cottages at North Beach Plantation — where our 2.5-acre oceanfront poolscape and stretch of white-sand beach offer some pretty choice ways to spend your time in their own right. Book your Grand Strand vacation today, and get ready to take advantage of all the Myrtle Beach area has to offer — day or night.