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Some Great Tips to Find that perfect shell while visiting Myrtle Beach.

Some Great Tips to Find that perfect shell while visiting Myrtle Beach. Here are some tips from William Tilley, a founder of the Grand Strand Shell Club, for hunting and finding shells along the shores of Myrtle Beach.     •    The more deserted the beach, the better the chance of...

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Come cruise the Winyah Bay and take home some great memories and amazing seashells.

Come cruise the Winyah Bay and take home some great memories and amazing seashells. First of all, make sure you head out of the Myrtle Beach area and drive on down to Georgetown, about 45 minutes away.  Take the Rover Boat Tours, it is the best, most relaxing and carefree way to experience historic, unspoiled Lowcountry...

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Myrtle Waves Water Park Will Surely Cool You Down

Myrtle Waves Water Park will surely cool you down. MYRTLE WAVES WATER PARK, South Carolina's largest water park, presents 20 acres of swerves, curves, waves and chutes and more than one million gallons of water. One price covers all rides and attractions for a full day of cool fun! Attracting more than 200,000 visitors...

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Mini Golf Review:  Captain Hooks Adventure

Captain Hooks Adventure Golf 2205 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach 843-913-7851 Captain Hook’s Adventure Golf in Myrtle Beach offers a spectacular trip into Never-Never Land with Captain Hook, Peter Pan and the Lost Boys. Both kids and adults have loads of fun making their way through this pirate island. At...

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Everyone seems to want to know … How did Myrtle Beach Get its name?

Earlier names for Myrtle Beach included Long Bay, Withers and New Town. The area was called Long Bay when a hurricane swept through in 1822. It was later known as Withers for the Withers family, which had owned property in the area since the late 1700s. A Withers post office even opened in 1888. The Burroughs and Collins...

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A Hidden Gem in Myrtle Beach … the Franklin G. Burroughs Art Museum

A Hidden Gem, Right in the Grand Strand, the Franklin G. Burroughs Art Museum. http://www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org/ Admission is free but donations are appreciated. The main exhibit hall is on the first floor with a small exhibition space upstairs (elevator or...

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Family Kingdom Amusement park in Myrtle Beach, SC

  After the purchase, the legendary Swamp Fox Roller Coaster underwent a complete refurbishing according to the original specifications of the original design by John Allen in 1966. The totally refurbished wooden roller coaster boasts 2,800 feet of running track (which is a half-mile long), and a 62 foot free...

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What you need to know about Pier Fishing in Myrtle Beach, SC

Pier Fishing in Myrtle Beach, SC . License Fee! As of July 1, 2009, individuals recreationally fishing from shore (beach, bank, private dock, free public pier, etc.) and those recreationally shrimping and crabbing will be required to have a saltwater recreational fishing license. (This does NOT apply to the Fishing Piers listed...

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Bodacious Bob’s Bike Rentals and Tours in Myrtle Beach

Bodacious Bob's Bike Rentals & Tours The only bicycle tour company in the Myrtle Beach are where everyone loves to go for vacation. They offer guided tours as well as self-guided adventure tours, exposing groups to history and nature. You will see George Washington's trail; a Civil War cemetery; a farm for berry...

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