Category Archives: South Carolina

The Quieter Side of Myrtle Beach

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While Myrtle Beach is well-known for its bustling beach atmosphere, entertainment, golf and great food, the southern end of the 60-mile Grand Strand offers quiet beaches, wetlands, parks and quaint fishing villages.

(Published in Allegiant’s in-flight magazine, Sunseeker, Oct. 2016.) Click here to read article: the-quieter-side-of-mb-oct-2016

 

Myrtle Beach–Scenic Golf for Every Level

Grande Dunes Golf Course in Myrtle Beach, NC

Grande Dunes Golf Course in Myrtle Beach, NC

Years ago, Myrtle Beach, S.C., was a popular golf destination for all-male buddy trips, corporate executive outings and bachelor parties. Men would make their annual golf trek, leaving the wife and kids behind. Today, visitors are discovering a family-friendly golf mecca that also offers upscale entertainment, a bustling nightlife, outstanding restaurants, shopping and sandy beaches where flip-flops are always in style.

Read my entire article which appeared in West Jet’s in-flight magazine: Golf Guide-MyrtleBeachDPS

Out-of-the-Box Foodie Destinations

Discover Myrtle Beach’s Unique Dining Scene

Nitrogen infused peach portrait cocktail from Art Burger Sushi

Nitrogen infused peach portrait cocktail from Art Burger Sushi

Myrtle Beach offers much more than Southern Comfort Food. Dine in a haunted house, sip nitrogen-infused cocktails in a restaurant / art gallery or be a lab rat in a new chemistry-themed restaurant. (Appears in Allegiant Air’s in-flight magazine, Sunseeker. To read entire article click on subtitle.)

 

Cheers in Myrtle Beach

Libations: Southern Style

by Sandra Chambers

Duplin Winery in Myrtle Beach

Duplin Winery in Myrtle Beach

 

 A casual wine tasting venue where even flip flops are welcomed, a unique wine- on-tap room and a microbrewery with flights of beer and special southern appetizers all beckon to Allegiant travelers visiting Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Read the rest of this article that appears in Feb.–Apr.2016 issue of Sunseeker, Allegiant Air’s in-flight magazine: BoozeAtMyrtleBeach

Roam: 3 Days in Myrtle Beach

A Great 3-Day Escape to Myrtle Beach

Discover the quirky charms of South Carolina’s most popular family vacation destination.

(This story appears in the March 2016 issue of West Jet Air’s in-flight magazine and was written by Sandra Chambers.)

Myrtle Beach Pier at State Park. (Photo courtesy of VisitMyrtleBeach.com)

Myrtle Beach Pier at State Park. (Photo courtesy of VisitMyrtleBeach.com)

Myrtle Beach’s 97 kilometres of picturesque coastline, aptly called the “Grand Strand,” is most famous for its bustling beach atmosphere, replete with live entertainment, amusement parks, acclaimed seafood restaurants, great shopping and world-class golf. But the area also has a quieter side thanks to the beaches, wetlands and quaint fishing villages on its southernmost end. Take an extra- long weekend to explore both the upbeat and the serene sides of this beloved coastal area.

Read the story: THREE DAYS In Myrtle Beach  OR  check out the entire March issue of the magazine. This article can be found on pages 23-25.

The Paula Deen Store Opens at Broadway at the Beach

The queen of southern cooking comes to Myrtle beach

The Paula Dean Store is now open at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach (Photo courtesy of Paula Deen)

The Paula Dean Store is now open at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach (Photo courtesy of Paula Deen)

Fans of Paula Deen will be pleased to know they don’t have to drive any further south than Myrtle Beach to shop for Paula Deen merchandise.  The Paula Deen Store opened July 13 at Broadway at the Beach, one of  South Carolina’s largest entertainment venues, which features great family attractions, unique specialty shops, fabulous nightlife and a wide variety of dining options. Continue reading

Hollywood Wax Museum Comes to Myrtle Beach

Hollywood Wax Museum Offers Loads of Fun!

Hollywood Wax Museum at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC

Hollywood Wax Museum at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC

Head to North Myrtle Beach for a new twist on beach entertainment. Opening this summer at Broadway at the Beach,  the two-story Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center offers three adventures–The Wax Museum, Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors, and Outbreak (a scary zombie  journey for the brave of heart!)

Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean

Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean

At the Wax Museum guests will enjoy rubbing elbows with Hollywood stars and pop culture icons  as they stroll through the decades. From Robert Downing Jr. to Marilyn Monroe and other academy award winners and music superstars, every age group will discover their favorites are there.

Each recreated wax replica is very life-like and set in an authentic movie-scene background or other appropriate setting.

Will Smith & Sandra Bullock

Will Smith & Sandra Bullock

Hannah's Maze of Mirrors

Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors

And don’t forget to bring your camera–photos are allowed inside and who can pass up a shot with their favorite star to post on Twitter or Instagram? The complex is open 9 a.m. until midnight seven days a week through Labor Day, with shortened hours year round.