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Your Complete Guide to the Grand Strand Boat and Sportsman Expo

Are you driven by a sense of adventure? Do you love to spend time in the great outdoors? If you answered yes to these questions, then there’s an event that you don’t want to miss. It’s the Grand Strand Boat and Sportsman Expo! Aquatic vehicles may be the primary focus of this event, but it’s so much more than a Myrtle Beach boat show. Boat lovers, anglers, hunters, and hikers alike can all find something of interest here. It takes place in early January for three days at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and has been attracting fans of the outdoors for over 35 years. 

So, let’s not waste any time — read on and find out what you need to know before you attend. Just make sure you browse our collection of excellent vacation rentals in the North Myrtle Beach area so that you can stay in comfort nearby!

Step Aboard for the Grand Strand Boat and Sportsman Expo

What Will You See?

It might be easier to explain what you won’t see at this expo and boat show in Myrtle Beach, but we’ll try our best! Dozens of vendors from a variety of related industries line up each year to showcase their products. You’ll find everything from fishing lures to pontoon boats and hunting gear as you stroll throughout the venue. Some of the past vendors have included Boats Unlimited, Waccamaw River Outfitters, Unfair Lures, and even companies like Graham Golf Cars and Whiskey in a Week. The list goes on and on!

Where Is It?

Of course, you can’t enjoy all of the fun times and pick up some new gear if you don’t know where to find it! The Grand Strand Boat and Sportsman Expo takes place at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center at 2101 North Oak Street. It’s the ideal setting for such an incredible and expansive event since the venue has over 250,000 square feet of meeting space. Plus, it’s in a convenient location near some of the best attractions in the Myrtle Beach area. Feel free to check out Broadway at the Beach, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, or play a round of putt-putt at Captain Hooks Adventure Golf after the expo!

Where Should You Stay?

Reserve your property for the Grand Strand Boat Show and Sportsman Expo in January.

If you plan on attending this remarkable Myrtle Beach boat show and expo, you’ve already made an excellent choice. The next step is to decide where you’ll stay nearby. Luckily, Vantage Vacation Rentals has plenty of fantastic options for you to choose from in the North Myrtle Beach area. We have a wide variety of properties, with rentals to suit all preferences and group sizes. Best of all, they’re in beautiful locations that allow you to enjoy all the excitement and events of downtown Myrtle Beach while offering a serene place to relax away from it all when it’s time to unwind. 

Don’t wait any longer to reserve your property for the Grand Strand Boat Show and Sportsman Expo in January. Browse our vacation rentals and secure your favorite today!

Find Winter Fun in Myrtle Beach, SC

Winter months in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, are some of the best months to take in the Grand Strand. Not only do you get relatively warm weather and smaller crowds, you have your pick of special events, holiday festivities and great deals.  

Whether you travel during the lead up to the festivities or decide to spend your holidays here with an ocean view, there’s something for the whole family in Myrtle Beach, SC, every weekend. We’ve listed a few of our favorite picks below to help you plan.

You’ll want a rental property close to all the festivities. Vantage has cozy condos and larger homes at great offseason rates ready for you to book now.  

Shop like the Dickens

The Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals: 11/14 – 11/17

“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year,” Charles Dickens famously wrote in his classic A Christmas Carol. Tipping its hat to the beloved writer, The Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals is a national award-winning event offering a delightful blend of shopping and entertainment options.

Do a little time-travelling in the Victorian Holiday Marketplace held in the massive exhibit hall of the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. You won’t find any Scrooges in here, just hundreds of spirited vendors in Victorian garb selling jewelry, gifts, toys, arts and crafts, gourmet foods, holiday décor and more.

Light up the night

Tree Lighting Ceremony at Broadway at the Beach: 11/16

This year, Broadway at the Beach is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its annual tree lighting. The celebration will include live entertainment, music performances and a special visit from Santa. Be sure to take advantage of the great deals at all the restaurants and shops that make this a favorite destination all year round!

Lighting of the Landing: 11/23

Barefoot Landing is also starting off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony. But they’re adding a different kind of illumination too—fireworks. Bring the family for live entertainment from local performers and an appearance from the big elf himself as the countdown to Christmas begins.

North Myrtle Beach Christmas Tree Lighting: 12/3

Take advantage of the warm winter weather and enjoy the fun at McLean Park—playgrounds, a meditation garden, tennis courts, a gazebo overlooking a 2-acre lake—and then stay for the lighting of North Myrtle Beach’s official Christmas tree. Kids of all ages will love the themed activities, entertainment and yummy refreshments.

Nights of a Thousand Candles: 12/5 – 12/22

Brookgreen Gardens is a jewel of South Carolina’s coastal community, and it’s most magical during the Nights of a Thousand Candles. Come see the Gardens shine with the glow from 2,700 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights. Stroll the winding paths with wine, or cider and cocoa for the kids, and listen to holiday music and carolers. You’ll understand why Nights of a Thousand Candles was named the “Best Christmas Lights in South Carolina” by Travel + Leisure magazine. While you’re at Brookgreen, check out the rest of the property, featuring over 9,000 acres of natural and cultivated landscape.

Holidays on the move

Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot: 11/28

Before you sit down for a feast, shed some calories in the Turkey Trot at The Market Common. More than 1,200 runners will pound the pavement before heading home to carve the bird. You’ll run through some of Myrtle Beach’s best spots, including the historic Air Force Base. There are multiple races to join—a 5K, a mile and a free tot trot for kids.

North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade: 12/7

Head to Main Street in North Myrtle Beach, SC, and join the locals for the annual Christmas Parade. Marching bands, dignitaries, special guests and illuminated floats will spread holiday cheer to your whole group.  

Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade: 12/8

Join the Murrells Inlet community for the staple event of the season and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. While you’re in Murrells Inlet, treat yourself to the amazing waterfront dining on the MarshWalk, including fresh seafood, wood-fired pizzas and all the oysters you can eat at The Claw House.  

Make Myrtle Beach your winter wonderland

Call our friendly reservationists at 888-303-4110 with any questions.

There’s nothing like leaving the frigid air behind and visiting Myrtle Beach in the winter. This time of year is ideal for getting into the holiday spirit without the stress.

Vantage has a variety of properties perfect for your winter stay, including some that offer access to indoor pools and are short drives from golf courses, Broadway at the Beach and Barefoot Landing.

Book direct online for the absolute lowest offseason rates. And feel free to call our friendly reservationists at 888-303-4110 with any questions.

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Founded in 2007, Vantage Vacation Rentals specializes in delivering exceptional experiences for both vacation property owners and their rental guests in popular Maryland destinations such as Ocean City, Annapolis and the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, as well as the Delaware beaches and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Vantage serves owners with extensive property marketing and promotion as well as comprehensive property management services to help maximize rental income opportunities. With over 550 managed properties, Vantage makes it easy for vacationing guests to find and reserve the perfect option—then enhances their stay with exclusive benefits and discounts. To learn more about Vantage Vacation Rentals, visit VantageOceanCity.comEasternShoreVacations.com and VantageMB.com.  

Things to Do in Myrtle Beach at Christmas Time

Are you a snowbird looking to flock south for the winter? You don’t need to miss out on the holiday festivities just because you’re escaping the cold Northern weather! Rest assured, there are several fun things to do in Myrtle Beach at Christmas time. From tree-lighting festivals to holiday concerts, there’s something for everyone. You can even cross off everything on your holiday shopping list while you’re here! Check out everything you have to look forward to this winter, and don’t forget to secure one of our vacation rentals in the area. (We have some incredible off-season rates and monthly rentals available!)

The Best Things to Do in Myrtle Beach at Christmas Time

Holiday Shopping Spots

  • Barefoot Landing

One of the best places to search for gifts is Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, SC. It’s full of charm and scenery along the Intracoastal Waterway that you can enjoy as you explore the stores. When hunger strikes, you’re also only a short walk away from all the fantastic restaurants woven throughout the area. Don’t forget to kick off the holiday season with the Lighting of the Landing at the end of November!

  • Broadway at the Beach

The list of the top places to shop in the Myrtle Beach area isn’t complete without including Broadway at the Beach as well. It’s home to fun attractions for the whole family, with stores, restaurants, bars, and even a miniature golf course with a shimmering lake in the heart of it all. Make sure you mark your calendar for A Very Broadway Christmas Parade in December!

Entertainment and Events

  • The South’s Grandest Christmas Show

The Alabama Theatre is an incredible venue that hosts so many must-see events throughout the year, including The South’s Grandest Christmas Show from November through December. Best of all, it’s located adjacent to Barefoot Landing, so you can spend an afternoon shopping for gifts then catch a showing at the theater!

  • The Christmas Show of the South

Alternatively — or additionally — you can head over to The Carolina Opry Theater in Myrtle Beach to enjoy The Christmas Show of the South. This remarkable event showcases over 30 talented singers and musicians that are sure to get you in the spirit of the holidays. The theater even transforms into a stunning winter wonderland with holiday decor!

  • Nights of a Thousand Candles

Travel a little further south along the Grand Strand, and you’re rewarded with one of the most spectacular holiday displays in the region. Of course, we’re talking about Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens. This botanical garden is gorgeous in the spring, summer, and fall, and it comes to life with different beauty in the wintertime. Secure your tickets in advance for this popular event so that you can stroll through the scenery and see everything lit up with twinkling lights and special Christmas exhibits!

  • North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade

If parades are more your style, North Myrtle Beach has you covered with the annual Christmas Parade along Main Street. Bundle up in some warm clothes, grab a cup of hot cocoa, and arrive early to secure a prime viewing spot. It’s truly a sight to see as the lighted floats, marching bands, and festive participants travel past. 

Enjoy the Holiday Season in a Cozy Vacation Rental

We have so many unique options for all travelers!

The Grand Strand is an incredible destination to spend the holiday season, and it’s even more incredible when you stay in one of our vacation rentals in the North Myrtle Beach area. We have so many unique options for all travelers, offering comfortable accommodations, exclusive amenities, and convenient locations near all these things to do in Myrtle Beach during Christmas time. Browse our full list of properties to enjoy great off-season rates and monthly rentals — consider it our Christmas gift to you! 

About Vantage

Founded in 2007, Vantage Vacation Rentals specializes in delivering exceptional experiences for both vacation property owners and their rental guests in popular Maryland destinations such as Ocean City, Annapolis and the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, as well as the Delaware beaches and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Vantage serves owners with extensive property marketing and promotion as well as comprehensive property management services to help maximize rental income opportunities. With over 550 managed properties, Vantage makes it easy for vacationing guests to find and reserve the perfect option—then enhances their stay with exclusive benefits and discounts. To learn more about Vantage Vacation Rentals, visit VantageOceanCity.com, EasternShoreVacations.com and VantageMB.com. 


Experience Weird and Wild Myrtle Beach for Halloween

Whether you’re looking for a spine-chilling scare, a ghost tour that’s creeping it real, family-friendly pumpkin patches or places to eat, drink and be scary, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has something bewitching for you this Halloween season.

You can’t go wrong combining mild autumn temperatures with the deep ghost-filled history of South Carolina.

Take a look below at some of our favorite Myrtle Beach haunted attractions and Halloween events. And book your stay with Vantage so you never have to fear choosing the wrong rental. Check out our whole selection now.

Atalaya Fall Festival and Haunted Castle: October 25, 26, 6–9 p.m.

Pack up the family and head to Huntington Beach State Park the weekend before Halloween for a family-friendly spooktacular. Make your way through the not-so-scary maze and haunted castle, then roast marshmallows and listen to ghost stories around the bonfire.

BooFest!October 26, 12–4 p.m.

Barefoot Landing’s annual bash features a costume contest for kids and one for your furry friends, along with face painting, stilt walkers and balloon artists. Make a day of it and enjoy the restaurants and attractions at Barefoot Landing before capping off your night with a free showing of the Halloween classic “Hocus Pocus” in front of the amphitheater.

Alice Flagg’s Grave: All Saints Episcopal Church Cemetery

Locals say the ghost of Alice Flagg haunts the Pawleys Island area, around the historic Hermitage and nearby graveyard. In the early 19th century, Alice was forbidden to marry her true love, but secretly wore his engagement ring on a ribbon around her neck, hidden under her dress. As she was dying of malaria, her brother found the ring and threw it in the nearby marsh. Legend has it that if you visit her grave, you’ll feel a tug on your wedding ring, or you might spot her searching for her own ring.

Wine Tasting and Halloween Bonfire: October 26, 12–5 p.m.

Consider it trick-or-treating for the big kids. La Belle Amie Vineyard, home of Twisted Sisters wines, welcomes you for an afternoon of sipping vintages, listening to live music and relaxing by the fire.

Local Ghosts, Historic Folk & Pirates Trolley Tour: October 29, 2–4 p.m.

Learn the lore of local ghosts without all the legwork! During this two-hour narrated trolley ride from Myrtle Beach to Murrells Inlet, you’ll hear spirited ghost stories and pirate legends while taking in the historic past of the area. Attractions include Atalaya, Brookgreen Gardens and Murrells Inlet’s historic waterfront.

Trick-or-Treating: October 31

Broadway at the Beach 4:30–6:30 p.m.

The Market Common 5–7 p.m.

Put on your best costume and head out on a quest for candy in two Myrtle Beach hotspots. Market Common offers free carriage rides around the complex plus music and entertainment in front of the movie theater. Broadway at the Beach will host a fireworks extravaganza beginning at 8 p.m.

Nightmare Haunted House: Open daily 12 p.m. until late

Think you can handle a good scare? How about 4,000-square-feet of terror? (You can go first, we’ll just wait here.) This North Myrtle Beach staple, in operation since the 1980s, knows how to make your blood curdle. And now there’s a new zombie zone undead adventure which includes a biohazard escape room. There’s no time like Halloween to see if you can make it all the way through!

Thompson Farm: Weekends

Bring your family to enjoy wholesome fall fun down on the farm. Make your way through the 6.5-acre corn maze in daytime or in the dark. Wind down the day with hot cider, S’mores, kids’ movies and a fire pit. Be sure to buy a pumpkin to carve for your front porch.

Spend Halloween in Myrtle Beach, SC

Make this your most memorable fall season ever!

Make this your most memorable fall season ever and celebrate Halloween in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Vantage has plenty of options with low fall rates. Our reservation specialists are standing by to help you find your Halloween happy place.  

You can also browse all options and book at www.vantagemb.com. Remember to book direct through Vantage so you get the lowest possible rates and the best possible selection.  

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Founded in 2007, Vantage Vacation Rentals specializes in delivering exceptional experiences for both vacation property owners and their rental guests in popular Maryland destinations such as Ocean City, Annapolis and the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, as well as the Delaware beaches and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Vantage serves owners with extensive property marketing and promotion as well as comprehensive property management services to help maximize rental income opportunities. With over 550 managed properties, Vantage makes it easy for vacationing guests to find and reserve the perfect option—then enhances their stay with exclusive benefits and discounts. To learn more about Vantage Vacation Rentals, visit VantageOceanCity.com, EasternShoreVacations.com and VantageMB.com. 

Last Chance to Save on Early Bird Vacation Rentals in Myrtle Beach, SC

Are you already dreaming about your 2020 North Myrtle Beach vacation? Go ahead and book it, because there will never be a better time.

Vantage’s Early Bird campaign lets you lock in a Myrtle Beach vacation rental for 2020 at low 2019 rates. But the campaign ends October 31, so you’ll have to act fast.

Booking now not only guarantees you get lower rates, it also gives you the best selection of rental homes, dates and amenities.

Take a look below at a few of the Myrtle Beach, SC, properties available at Early Bird bargain prices. You can browse others at www.VantageMyrtleBeach.com. Book your favorite and turn your vacation dreams into a reality! 

Ocean Creek MM14

There are views and then there are views!

There are views and then there are views! This luxurious Ocean Creek property has the latter, with gorgeous ocean and coastline vistas awaiting you from the condo’s private balcony, master bedroom and gourmet kitchen. While the condo itself is impressive, one of the big draws of booking this oceanfront property is the resort and its many exclusive amenities.

At Ocean Creek, you’ll find an idyllic 57 acres tucked between the ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, offering a great respite after a day in town or on the beach. Hike and bike the dozens of nature trails, skip rocks on the tidal creek or take a few swings on the putting green—Ocean Creek promises relaxation around every turn.

Ocean Creek D5

The spacious balcony, offering coastline and tidal creek views.

Take a front-row seat for some of the most amazing sunrises from this updated oceanfront condo in Ocean Creek’s North Tower. The three-bedroom, three-bath unit sleeps eight and has every amenity you’ll need for a memorable, relaxing stay, including a fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops and an in-unit washer/dryer.

The spacious balcony, offering coastline and tidal creek views, is accessible from the living room and master bedroom. You’ll also have access to the numerous perks available only to guests of the private Ocean Creek community, a nature lover’s dream.

Blue Water Keyes 1001

You’ll always have a refreshing oasis just beyond your door.

Enjoy a glass panel balcony with ocean views, as well as updated tile flooring, a new flat-screen TV, and a comfortable master bedroom and bathroom.

One of the best things about booking a condo at Blue Water Keyes in North Myrtle Beach is taking advantage of the property’s variety of swimming pools. From dramatic oceanfront pools to kiddie pools, hot tubs to lazy rivers, you’ll always have a refreshing oasis just beyond your door.

Ocean Creek HH6

You will love Ocean Creek’s swimming pools.

Nothing says vacation quite like a wine fridge—a favored amenity of this condo. Fully updated, and located in Ocean Creek’s popular South Tower, the three-bedroom, two-bath property sleeps eight and has views of the resort’s large pool, the beach and the ocean.

Among the recent upgrades: four flat-screen TVs, granite countertops in the kitchen, updated vanities in the bathroom and new furniture. Sports and outdoor enthusiasts will love Ocean Creek’s swimming pools, beach volleyball area, tennis courts, putting green and children’s playground. There’s also an onsite restaurant—perfect for eating out without going out!

Patricia Grand 1504

The smart layout sets this property apart.

This cozy one-bedroom, one-bath condo is perfect for a couple or small family looking for the best of Myrtle Beach and exceptional value. The smart layout sets this property apart. The open kitchen leads into the living room, which has a comfortable seating area, but also a queen-size murphy bed.

Enjoy access to indoor and outdoor pools, a lazy river, hot tubs, a beach lounge deck, fitness center and plenty of family-friendly beachfront activities. You’re also close to Broadway at the Beach, Grand Coastal Mall, The Sky Wheel, Family Kingdom, Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, Wonderworks, mini-golf and much more. 

North Beach 4903 Cinzia

This two-bedroom, two-bath bungalow features upgrades galore.

Looking for a touch of luxury? This North Beach Plantation stunner delivers inside and out. Located in the “Cottages” section of the community, the two-bedroom, two-bath bungalow features upgrades galore. From tasteful furnishings to granite countertops in the kitchen, you’ll love lounging indoors.

The surrounding resort boasts a large Caribbean-themed pool area with eight pools, a lazy river, five hot tubs and a swim-up bar. When you’re ready to really unwind, visit the top-rated Cinzia Spa for a massage or relax in a Turkish hammam.

Don’t miss out on the 2020 Early Bird savings!

Call one of our reservationists at 888-303-4110

Pick your favorite vacation rental, select your dates and book your North Myrtle Beach, SC, 2020 vacation for low 2019 rates.

The Early Bird offer ends October 31, and these properties go fast, so don’t delay.

For the best selection and lowest rates, be sure to book direct with Vantage online, or call one of our reservationists at 888-303-4110. Get more information and browse more properties at VantageMyrtleBeach.com.

About Vantage

Founded in 2007, Vantage Vacation Rentals specializes in delivering exceptional experiences for both vacation property owners and their rental guests in popular Maryland destinations such as Ocean City, Annapolis and the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, as well as the Delaware beaches and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Vantage serves owners with extensive property marketing and promotion as well as comprehensive property management services to help maximize rental income opportunities. With over 550 managed properties, Vantage makes it easy for vacationing guests to find and reserve the perfect option—then enhances their stay with exclusive benefits and discounts. To learn more about Vantage Vacation Rentals, visit VantageOceanCity.com, EasternShoreVacations.com and VantageMB.com.

 

Fall 2019 Events in Myrtle Beach

Welcome to the serenity of the beach off-season—fewer visitors means fewer lines, and there’s still plenty to do in Myrtle Beach, SC.

As the year’s most scenic season approaches, Myrtle Beach hosts dozens of festivals and other events for you to enjoy. We’ve rounded up a few highlights—everything from family-friendly fun to adult-oriented experiences. Celebrate creative craftsmanship and works of art as well as natural beauty and live music at these upcoming activities in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Browse Vantage’s current vacation rental options to get a place near all the upcoming entertainment.

Summer’s Final Saturday Farewell at La Belle Amie Vineyard

Guests can receive reduced admission when they bring two canned/dry food items for the local food bank.

La Belle Amie Vineyard, home of Twisted Sisters Wine, hosts special events every Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. La Belle Amie is sending summer off with a bang on September 21. Guests can receive reduced admission when they bring two canned/dry food items for the local food bank.

SeptemberFest!

A popular celebration to close out the summer, SeptemberFest! will take place at Barefoot Landing from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 21.

Speaking of barefoot, North Myrtle Beach’s Duplin Winery will host a grape stomp, complete with a bottle of wine and souvenir wine tumbler for you to take home. SeptemberFest! will feature live music and food and drink vendors.

Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally

This year’s autumn event will take place from September 30 to October 6.

Twice a year, Myrtle Beach Bike Week LLC hosts a seasonal motorcycle rally. This year’s autumn event will take place from September 30 to October 6 and invites all motorcycle enthusiasts to attend. Located at the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach Bike Week will feature vendors, entertainment, attractions, official merchandise and much more. Come witness the Carolinas’ largest motorcycle rally, right here in Myrtle Beach.

44th Annual Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival

Huntington Beach State Park will welcome nearly 100 artisans whose works will be on display for the 44th Annual Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival September 27 to 29. Attendees can enjoy art juxtaposed against the backdrop of the park’s natural beauty. Local musicians will play live, and vendors will offer food and beverage selections. Purchase of admission includes re-entry all weekend long.

Live Oak Art and Music Fest

Stop by nearby Conway, SC, on October 5 to enjoy a free celebration of creativity at the Live Oak Art and Music Festival. Over 50 local artists, singers, performers, crafters and more will convene under on the lawn of Horry County Courthouse for the festival’s 15th year.

Harvest Home Festival

Bring the kids to Brookgreen Gardens on October 5 and 6 to ring in the fall.

Bring the kids to Brookgreen Gardens on October 5 and 6 to ring in the fall. With everything from pumpkin picking to hayrides, Harvest Home Festival is the ultimate autumn entertainment experience. Interact with animals, paint pumpkins, explore the gardens, enjoy live entertainment and even build your own scarecrow to enter into the contest!

Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest

Partake in a vast selection of beers (or biers, if you’re trying to fit in with the festivities) at Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest. From 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 11 and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, Grand Park at Market Common will become an epicenter of entertainment. More than 60 vendors will be in attendance, as well as face painters, inflatables, a pumpkin patch and more.

15th Annual Little River ShrimpFest

Seafood lovers rejoice!

Seafood lovers rejoice! The 15th annual Little River ShrimpFest will have about 150 different vendors representing not only local restaurants, but also artists, crafters, business expos and community organizations. Sample all sorts of fresh seafood—and, of course, shrimp. Bring the kids to enjoy face painting, balloon artists and stilt walkers. There will be even more live entertainment on two music stages. You can catch all the fun at the Historic Little River Waterfront on October 12 and 13.

40th Annual Loris Bog-Off Festival

Nearby Loris, SC, will host its 40th annual Loris Bog-Off Festival, a local tradition that has expanded overtime to its current scale of 35,000 visitors per year. Keeping with tradition, the festival is held the third Saturday of every October, which falls on the 19th this year.

Attendees can create their own chicken bogs—a southern dish consisting of chicken, rice, sausage and spices—or try some from the 200-plus vendors who will be set up at the festival. The event will also feature two stages full of live music.

30th Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show

More than 140 wooden boats will be on display at the 30th Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show on October 19 and 20. Attendees can participate in maritime activities such as knot tying, model boat building and a corrugated cardboard regatta.

One of Saturday’s main events will be the Wooden Boat Challenge, in which partners have a four-hour time limit to build rowing skiffs, followed by a race on the Sampit River. Sailors aged 8 to 15 can compete in Sunday’s Opti Pram Regatta. Dance to the live music performed from two stages both days.

Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon, 5K and Doggie Dash

After the Coastal 5K, take a leisurely run or walk around the lake at Market Common for the Doggie Dash—with proceeds going to the Grand Strand Humane Society.

Fitness buffs unite for three races in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on October 19 and 20.

The first event, the Coastal 5K, begins at the Market Common at 7:30 a.m. and takes participants on a loop course that concludes in beautiful Grand Park. Immediately after, dog owners will take a more leisurely run or walk around the lake at Market Common for the Doggie Dash—with proceeds going to the Grand Strand Humane Society. The last—and longest—race, the Mini Marathon, will begin at Coastal Grand Mall at 7:00 a.m. on October 20.

BooFest!

The Saturday before Halloween (October 26), come to Barefoot Landing for BooFest!, a spooky celebration featuring costume contests for both kids and pets. Be sure to catch the showing of Hocus Pocus at the amphitheater at 7:00 p.m.

Howl-O-Scream

North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex will host Howl-O-Scream.

Keeping with the pre-Halloween festivities, North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex will host Howl-O-Scream on October 26 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Brave visitors and thrill seekers can check out the scare zones or take a hayride through the scare-free zone.

Halloween Fireworks Extravaganza

Helicopter Adventures will sponsor a free Halloween Fireworks Extravaganza on All Hallows’ Eve. Come to Broadway at the Beach, where you’ll hear ooh’s and aah’s, followed by the occasional shriek or witch’s cackle, as the sky lights up with colorful displays of holiday joy.

Brew at the Zoo

Taste more than 30 craft beers from all over the region and the nation.

Adults 21 and older can taste more than 30 craft beers from all over the region and the nation. Brookgreen Gardens will host the event on November 2, when attendees can play cornhole or giant Jenga while listening to the music of local favorites the Paul Grimshaw Band.

Mythical and Medieval Festival

Travel to a mystical fairy forest, witness a fantastic fire show and eat a giant turkey leg at the Mythical and Medieval Festival, the only Renaissance festival in Myrtle Beach, SC. Running on November 9 and 10, the festival will raise money to support Caleb’s Dragonfly Dreams, a local nonprofit that helps children who have been neglected, abused or abandoned. The festival features fun for everyone in the family—from glass blowing demonstrations to axe throwing.

25th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

It’s never too early to get in the Christmas spirit!

It’s never too early to get in the Christmas spirit. On November 16, come to Broadway at the Beach for the 25th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and enjoy live music, entertainment and a photo op with Kris Kringle himself.

Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals

For four days, the Myrtle Beach Convention Center will be transformed into the Dickens Christmas Show, drawing about 20,000 visitors. Inspired by A Christmas Carol, the November 14 to 17 event will feature hundreds of vendors with gifts, toys, jewelry and more to stuff your loved ones’ stockings.

Lighting of the Landing

To officially mark the beginning of the holiday season, Barefoot Landing hosts a special tree lighting event on November 23. Enjoy holiday activities starting at 4:00 p.m., followed by entertainment, fireworks and, of course, the tree lighting itself.

Nights of a Thousand Candles

Over 4,500 lights will adorn Brookgreen Gardens from December 5 to 22, when visitors can revel in the holiday spirits by enjoying a peaceful walk through the serene paths soundtracked by carolers and holiday music. From 3:00 to 10:00 p.m. on select nights, you can take part in a seasonal sensory experience sure to put a smile on your face.

Enjoy the fall festivities!

We can’t wait to help you plan your memorable Myrtle Beach, SC, vacation. 

Finding your perfect vacation rental comes naturally to our team. We can’t wait to help you plan your memorable Myrtle Beach, SC, vacation. 

Be sure to book direct online for the lowest possible rates. Or call one of our reservationists at 888-303-4110 to plan your trip. View properties at VantageMyrtleBeach.com

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About Vantage

Founded in 2007, Vantage Vacation Rentals specializes in delivering exceptional experiences for both vacation property owners and their rental guests in popular Maryland destinations such as Ocean City, Annapolis and the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, as well as the Delaware beaches and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Vantage serves owners with extensive property marketing and promotion as well as comprehensive property management services to help maximize rental income opportunities. With over 550 managed properties, Vantage makes it easy for vacationing guests to find and reserve the perfect option—then enhances their stay with exclusive benefits and discounts. To learn more about Vantage Vacation Rentals, visit VantageOceanCity.com, EasternShoreVacations.com and VantageMB.com.

Summer on Sale Deals on Vacation Rentals

Haven’t had time to take that perfect Myrtle Beach vacation? Don’t fret—there’s still plenty of summer left to enjoy.

Bask in the sunshine, take a dip in the ocean, indulge in vibrant nightlife, stroll down one of America’s liveliest boardwalks—it’s all waiting for you in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Myrtle Beach is a place that never slows down and it’s still bursting with activity in late summer. From Broadway at the Beach to NASCAR racing experiences and the Music on Main concert series, there’s something for everyone in South Carolina’s bustling beach town.

To make your summer even sweeter, be sure to take advantage of fantastic sale deals in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Remaining summer weeks at many of the area’s best beach vacation rentals are reduced by as much as 20%. And select Myrtle Beach, SC, homes are allowing short stays (three nights or more) through the end of August.

Vantage has openings at some of our most popular Myrtle Beach vacation rentals. In addition to the units listed below, many more are still available at VantageMyrtleBeach.com. Don’t let the summer sun set without going on one last trip!

Beach Cove Resort 421

Fourth-floor one-bedroom condo with gorgeous ocean views.

If falling asleep and waking up to the sound of the waves is what defines your dream vacation, then look no further. This fourth-floor one-bedroom condo with gorgeous ocean views is just steps from the water’s edge. Inside the light-filled space you’ll find all the amenities you need for easy beach living, including tile floors in the open living area, flat-screen TVs in both the living room and bedroom and a sleep sofa for additional guests. Best of all, there’s a large balcony where you can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the North Myrtle Beach, SC, coastline.

From the condo, you’re just an elevator ride from the beach but also near Beach Cove Resort’s many water amenities, including a large outdoor pool, two kiddie pools, a lazy river, outdoor showers and a pool deck bar. If you’re ready for a little indoor fun, there’s also an indoor pool and an arcade game room. Also steps away are multiple resort dining options, including the Town Center restaurant and bar, as well as a grill, coffee bar and grab-n-go options.

After a day of enjoying the great outdoors, take advantage of Beach Cove Resort’s fantastic location and head right across the street to the Barefoot Landing shopping and entertainment area, which hosts fireworks displays throughout the summer and theater performances, live music and a farmers market through the fall.

North Beach 4903 Cinzia

This bright bungalow is located in the Cottages section of the North Beach Plantation community,

Who needs to fly to the Caribbean when you can enjoy tropical style right in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina? In this bright bungalow located in the Cottages section of the North Beach Plantation community, you’ll enjoy a taste of luxury while also benefitting from world-class amenities.

The stylishly decorated and thoroughly updated home is an ode to open plan living. The kitchen boasts upgraded appliances and granite countertops, and the living and dining room are furnished in elegant neutral tones. It’s an inviting space, and you’ll love kicking back in front of the flat-screen TV after a day at the pool.

When it comes to pools, there are plenty to choose from. The 60-acre oceanfront community boasts a 2.5-acre resort style Caribbean-themed pool area with eight pools—both indoor and outdoor—five hot tubs, a lazy river, private cabanas and even a swim-up bar. The self-care vibes don’t stop there. At the resort’s Cinzia Spa you can indulge in a hot stone massage or a European signature facial. There’s also a hammam, a fitness center and an award-winning steakhouse on the property.

Even if you’re ready to lounge after spending the day running on the sand or walking through town, there’s no need to stay inside. Everything on the 7.5-acre island is easy to access with complimentary transportation all around the community, including right to the beach.

Ocean Creek CC5

With three bedrooms, there’s plenty of space to gather with family and friends.

Perfectly designed for outdoor enthusiasts, Ocean Creek is located on 57 acres between the ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Nestled right in the heart of that community is this well-appointed condo with views of both the ocean and tidal creek.

You’ll want to sip your morning beverage on the property’s spacious balcony, which is accessible from both the master bedroom and the living room. Inside, the condo provides a fully-equipped kitchen, four TVs and bright, cheerful décor. And with three bedrooms, there’s plenty of space to gather with family and friends as you enjoy your end-of-summer getaway.

Hikers and bikers will love the dozens of nature trails on the property that wind their way around ocean vistas, scenic gardens and the creek. Aquatic and aviary species call the creek home, and the odds are high that you’ll spot an egret or heron, horseshoe crabs and fish. The property’s live oaks add to the natural beauty of the resort. If soaking in some rays by the pool is more your style, the resort is home to an oceanfront pool and 13 water features. There’s also a full-service tennis center, a beach volleyball court, a playground for the kids and a putting green. If you want to take your golf game to an even higher level, Ocean Creek is close to Myrtle Beach’s nearly 100 courses, ten of which are included in America’s top 100 public golf courses.

Ocean Creek L2256

A screened balcony and a view of the pool are just two of the features you’ll love!

A screened balcony and a view of the pool are just two of the features you’ll love about this recently renovated unit. From the kitchen with updated cabinetry and appliances to the freshly painted bedrooms with new linens and flat-screen TVs, the unit is full of coastal comforts and perfect to come home to after a long day on the go. And with two bedrooms and a sleep sofa, the quiet unit is ideal for a family vacation all year round.

The great outdoors are front and center at Ocean Creek. From ponds full of turtles and ducks to the creek’s shallow waters—which are perfect to wade in when the tide comes in—the resort is the ideal place to experience Myrtle Beach, SC’s natural habitat. Mother nature puts on a show around every corner, including from the resort’s Beach Cabana Bar and Grill, one of the best places on the 57-acre property to watch the sun set.

When the bustle of the city calls, you’ll love being near restaurants, shopping and the Alabama Theater located at Barefoot Landing. You’re also just a short drive away from the SkyWheel, the boardwalk and Myrtle Beach Safari.

Book your end-of-summer vacation rental now!

Call one of our reservationists at 888-303-4110 to plan your trip.

Enjoy a beautiful end to your summer with a memorable trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. With great deals on some of our most sought-after properties, these popular Vantage homes away from home will go quickly.

Be sure to book direct online for the lowest possible rates. Or call one of our reservationists at 888-303-4110 to plan your trip. Find more properties at VantageMyrtleBeach.com.

About Vantage

Founded in 2007, Vantage Vacation Rentals specializes in delivering exceptional experiences for both vacation property owners and their rental guests in popular Maryland destinations such as Ocean City, Annapolis and the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, as well as the Delaware beaches and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Vantage serves owners with extensive property marketing and promotion as well as comprehensive property management services to help maximize rental income opportunities. With over 550 managed properties, Vantage makes it easy for vacationing guests to find and reserve the perfect option—then enhances their stay with exclusive benefits and discounts. To learn more about Vantage Vacation Rentals, visit VantageOceanCity.com, EasternShoreVacations.com and VantageMB.com.

Late Summer Vacation Rentals in North Myrtle Beach

Summer 2019 is racing by, like most of them do. But it’s not gone yet, and there’s plenty more sun and fun to go around. Give your family the trip they deserve with a last-minute Myrtle Beach vacation.

Soak in the rays from your private balcony or at the ocean’s edge. Clear your mind on a peaceful walk through a scenic resort. Enjoy some friendly family competition on private golf courses and tennis courts. Plus, the Myrtle Beach, SC, events calendar is packed full of concerts, festivals, movies on the beach, NASCAR experiences and more.

Finding a fantastic Myrtle Beach vacation rental won’t be as hard as you may think. Vantage has openings at some of our most popular properties, described below. Many of these rentals are available at discounted rates for the last few weeks of the season. In addition to the units listed below, many are still available at VantageMyrtleBeach.com. Book yours now and squeeze more out of summer!

Emerald Cove II 8A

Your just an elevator ride away to direct beach access.

This end-unit condo comes with unrivaled ocean views from every room. Step out onto your private balcony with your coffee or cocktail and take it all in from eight stories above while breathing in the crisp air.

The sights and sounds of the shore will make you want to get down on the sand as soon as possible. Your just an elevator ride away to direct beach access. If the pool is more your style, there’s a refreshing one waiting for you right outside. After everyone gets cleaned up, take a stroll over to explore the many shops, restaurants and activities at Barefoot Landing.

Sea Mark Towers 406

Venture onto the balcony and you’ll be greeted by views of the property’s lush gardens and marshland below.

Kick off your flip flops and relax in this functionally and fabulously furnished unit. When you’re not out and about seeing the sights of North Myrtle Beach or reading a book on the beach, chill out in the condo’s entertainment area with one of the four flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi.

Venture onto the balcony and you’ll be greeted by views of the property’s lush gardens and marshland below. You’re invited to use the pool as well as Sea Towers’ sun deck and grilling area. There’s even a hot tub for maximum relaxation.

Looking for some nearby fun? You’ll find a day and night’s worth just a few miles down the road at the boardwalk or Myrtle Beach, SC’s world-famous Broadway at the Beach entertainment complex.

Marina Inn 7301

The master bedroom suite is equipped with its own balcony, fireplace and kitchenette.

Traveling with a larger group? They’ll all fit in this spacious condo which sleeps 10 guests. Even if your group reaches capacity, you’ll still be able to enjoy complete privacy in the master bedroom suite, equipped with its own balcony, fireplace and kitchenette.

The condo is part of the beautiful 2,200-acre Grande Dunes Resort, one of the premier communities in all of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Everything you want or need is right here. There’s an onsite restaurant and two full bars, along with multi-level indoor and outdoor pools. Your guests also have access to the fitness center, tennis courts, golf course, and a shuttle that takes you directly to the beach.

Ocean Creek EE13

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic from two balconies.

Treat your family to this oceanfront corner unit featuring breathtaking views of the Atlantic from two balconies. Enjoy quality time together in the spacious living areas and prepare delicious meals in the fully equipped kitchen.

Beyond the condo doors, you’ll find a magnificent 57-acre gated community with much to explore. Enjoy a pleasant hike or bike ride along trails that wind through gorgeous gardens and along the tidal creek. Swim in the property’s indoor and outdoor pools or play tennis and beach volleyball. On-site restaurants have you covered for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You may even catch one of the special cookouts and live entertainment.

Book your last-minute vacation rental today!

Don’t wait, because these popular Vantage properties will go fast!

Make your summer last longer with an escape to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Don’t wait, because these popular Vantage properties will go fast. Be sure to book direct online to get the lowest possible rates. You can also call one of our reservationists at (888) 303-4110 to plan your trip. Find more properties at VantageMyrtleBeach.com.

About Vantage

Founded in 2007, Vantage Vacation Rentals specializes in delivering exceptional experiences for both vacation property owners and their rental guests in popular Maryland destinations such as Ocean City, Annapolis and the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, as well as the Delaware beaches and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Vantage serves owners with extensive property marketing and promotion as well as comprehensive property management services to help maximize rental income opportunities. With over 550 managed properties, Vantage makes it easy for vacationing guests to find and reserve the perfect option—then enhances their stay with exclusive benefits and discounts. To learn more about Vantage Vacation Rentals, visit VantageOceanCity.com, EasternShoreVacations.com and VantageMB.com.

Save in May | The “Real” Senior Week!

Save Up to $50 – The “Real” Senior Week

High school and college seniors flock to the beach in June, but we like to think of May as the “Real” Senior Week! Thanks to mild weather, low rates, and less crowds, May is the perfect time to visit Myrtle Beach, SC. Take advantage of our Real Senior Week promotion and save up to $50 on your May vacation when you book by March 15th with the following promo codes (applies to travel 5/1/17-5/25/17 only; excludes Memorial Day weekend):

  • REAL25 – $25 off stays under $1300 (before tax/fees)
  • REAL50 – $50 off stays over $1300 (before tax/fees)

Offers valid on May reservations from May 1, 2017 to May 25, 2017. Discount applies to rental before taxes and fees. Offer cannot be combined with other promotions or credits, or applied to reservations booked prior to February 28, 2017. Please note that our properties do not permit group rentals to guests under age 25. Hurry – offer ends at 11:59 PM EST on 3/15/17! Visit our Specials Page for more information.

Enjoy Exciting May Events

One of the best reasons to visit Myrtle Beach in May is for the events! The excitement begins with Myrtle Beach Bike Week and Spring Rally (May 12th-21st). Rev up your engines and enjoy a ride along the coastline of the Grand Strand. One of the big draws for Bike Week in Myrtle Beach is its central location, which allows for day trips to nearby points of interest in Georgetown and Charleston, SC. Motorcycle enthusiasts can check out vendors, participate in poker runs, enjoy live music, and so much more.

Spend quality time with mom by celebrating Mother’s Day weekend (May 12th-14th) at the beach. Numerous restaurants throughout town have Mother’s Day specials – a great way to show how much you care. If you’re looking for a fun family-friendly activity, check out the Mayfest on Main festival taking place on May 13th from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Main Street. This event features live music, arts and crafts vendors, delicious food, a community stage, and a children’s area. Stroll along Main Street to browse one-of-a-kind shops, or set up your beach chair and soak up the atmosphere.

Celebrate the coastal traditions of the Little River community, North Myrtle Beach, and the entire Grand Strand area at the 36th Annual Blue Crab Festival (May 20th-20st). Located on the waterfront in Little River, this event is a favorite of seafood lovers and considered to be one of the largest seafood festivals in the Southeast with an attendance of more than 50,000 visitors. In addition to fresh blue crabs and other local seafood, guests will also enjoy live entertainment, fun children’s area, and approximately 300 fine arts and crafts vendors.

Ready to book your May getaway? Search our website for the dates, location, and amenities you’re looking for. For assistance, speak with one of our friendly Vacation Coordinators at (888) 404-3110 today.

New Rentals in North Myrtle Beach

New Rentals for Your 2017 Vacation

Vantage Vacation Rentals is pleased to welcome three amazing new rentals to our inventory of homes, giving you even more options for your 2017 North Myrtle Beach vacation.   Situated on the Oceanfront, these gems are conveniently located across from the Barefoot Landing shopping and entertainment area, which includes the popular Alabama Theatre, Flying Fish Market & Grill, House of Blues, Greg Norman’s Australian Grille, and so much more.  In additional, these properties are just minutes from hundreds of activities, attractions, world-class golf courses, and delectable local restaurants.  Be sure to click the links below for more photos, property details, rates, and availability of these fantastic vacation rentals.

Beach Cove Resort 421

Enjoy beautiful views of the ocean, beach & pool area from the balcony of Beach Cove Resort 421 – a 1-BR/1-BA oceanfront condo in North Myrtle Beach. This property sleeps 6, with 2 queen beds & 1 queen sleep sofa. Resort features fantastic amenities, including indoor/outdoor/kiddie pools, lazy river, arcade game room, beach bar/grill, and on-site restaurant.

Emerald Cove II 8A

Relax in this spacious 4-BR, 3-BA oceanfront condo in North Myrtle Beach. As an end-unit, Emerald Cove II 8A offers expansive ocean views, with windows on two sides of the living room for lots of light and views of “big blue” from the kitchen, dining area, and bedrooms. This property sleeps 10, with 1 king bed, 2 double beds, 2 singles, and 1 queen sleep sofa. Resort offers an outdoor pool, direct beach access, and outdoor showers.

Ocean Creek D5

You’ll feel right at home in Ocean Creek D5, a well-appointed 3-BR, 3-BA, oceanfront condo in North Myrtle Beach with beautiful views of the coastline and tidal creek. Updated with granite countertops, tile flooring, and 4 TVs, this well-appointed property sleeps 8 guests in 2 king beds, 1 queen bed, and 1 queen sleep sofa. Guests have access to 7 different indoor/outdoor/kiddie pools, volleyball, tennis, putting green, beach bar/grill, game room, playground & more.

Hurry – our most popular dates of 2017 are filling up fast!   For assistance planning your vacation, book online right here at VantageMB.com or speak with one of our friendly Vacation Coordinators at (888) 404-3110.