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Address: Myrtle Beach, SC
Phone Number: 8436267444
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One of the most popular vacation spots in the U.S., the Grand Strand is a...

One of the most popular vacation spots in the U.S., the Grand Strand is a section of coastline known for its numerous golf courses, entertainment, amusement parks and resorts. The climate is ideal for sunning, swimming, water sports and any number of daytime activities, while world-famous stars draw nighttime crowds to clubs and theaters.

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Great place to be a tourist

We went to the GrandStrand in the winter months and found it to be a lovely place. Some businesses were open, there were no crowds, the weather was warm and our walk was slow... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul P
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The GS used to be grand, but now it shoulder to shoulder, jam packed mess. Cops on every street corner. I much rather prefer the north end ad try to stay away from the south end.

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Thank Chip H
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the GrandStrand in the winter months and found it to be a lovely place. Some businesses were open, there were no crowds, the weather was warm and our walk was slow paced. The people were friendly and engaging. It was very touristy but that was part of the delight.

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Thank Paul P
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many shops and things to do on the Grand Strand for all ages. The Gay Dolphin Arcade the the best arcade there. Friendly staff and plenty to do for all ages.

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Thank Gaye J
Aiken, South Carolina
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204 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! Have never seen so many tourist traps gathered in one area before! We went into a few stores, found most of them to be crowded with the same cheap merchandise. Was surprised that so many places were open in the winter. As seniors, not too interested in this kind of thing, but imagine this area would be packed in... More 

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Thank Connie S
Evans, Georgia
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been going there for many years...hope to be going back many more years. I'm 65 years old...act sometimes like 15, 25, 35,45 and/or 55 years old. The Grand Strand was never old, isn't old now, nor ever will get old. Come on singles and parents...do yourselves a favor and visit one of the best attractions on the planet. Come visit... More 

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1 Thank Albert H
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite places to visit when we vacation in Myrtle Beach! There are so many different shops and unique little places to eat. I highly recommend visiting the Grand Strand with your family or even going as a couple.

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Thank Christine G
Hendersonville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been coming to Myrtle Beach since my son was 5...He is now 12. Every year he and my daughter have to walk down to the Grand Strand and Boardwalk. Iggys ice cream is a tradition for them and one of their favorite places to go every year. Lots of things to do while there.

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Thank RHODIE73
Knoxville, Tennessee
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228 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This area has many options to spend the afternoon from restaurants arcades Ripley's attractions and the boardwalk. Parking is free on the streets during December but affordable parking is located in the parking garages nearby. Spent the afternoon shopping playing in the arcades and strolling on the boardwalk. Also the sky wheel is located in this area as well. Lots... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

My husband and I love walking on boardwalks from Atlantic City to Miami Beach to the Pacific Coast. The Grand Strand has a nice board walk with a variety of stores and restaurants. Would had been nice to have more activities / entertainment during Christmas / New Years Week. Only boardwalk event was offered between 11:00am - 4:00pm. Hoping the... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Lots to do on the Grand Strand...really adds to the excitement of being at the beach. Great for souvenirs and things to eat...lots of fun!

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