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Plan a Spring Break Vacation in Myrtle Beach

With world class beaches, family-friendly attractions, premier golf courses, a variety of live entertainment and more packed into the area, it's no surprise that Myrtle Beach is a popular Spring Break destination for families. Spring Break just wouldn't be Spring Break in Myrtle Beach without soaking up a few rays at the beach, but the area offers plenty of other activities as well.


Events and Activities in Myrtle Beach, SC During Spring Break


  • St. Patrick's Day - If your Spring Break plans fall over St Patrick's Day, be sure to spend some time at the largest St Patrick's Day festival in the area. North Myrtle Beach's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival is a Myrtle Beach tradition, drawing in over 30,000 visitors each year. The parade features marching bands, floats, musical entertainers, and other performers. The event continues throughout the day with live musical entertainment on several stages, arts and crafts vendors, great food and drinks, and more. Be sure to wear your green and enjoy the Irish-style good times at this event.

  • SOS Spring Safari - If your Spring Break falls later in the spring months, make plans to experience the festivities at the SOS Spring Safari. This event runs from April 16 through April 25, 2010, and is known far and wide for its Shag-style of dancing. This event includes Shag contests at various lounges and clubs throughout the area, and also features a parade, dance workshops, live entertainment, and more. Free food and complimentary shuttle rides are available to and from the lounges during the festival.


Lodging in Myrtle Beach, SC During Spring Break


  • Ocean Dunes Resort and Villas Beach Front Myrtle Beach - A trip to Myrtle Beach would not be complete with the perfect oceanfront accommodations. The Ocean Dunes Resort and Villas Beachfront Myrtle Beach is located on a pristine stretch of beach not far from the main attractions in Myrtle Beach. You can choose from a variety of accommodations including oceanfront and ocean view rooms, efficiencies, one bedroom suites, and one or two bedroom villas. Each room features plush bedding, bath amenities, cable TV, and more. Many rooms include views of the ocean or oceanfront access. You can also enjoy an amazing two indoor swimming pools, five outdoor pools, and seven whirlpools during your stay. Several dining options as well as on-site entertainment and structured beach activities are also available.

  • Sand Dunes Resort Hotel - The Sand Dunes Resort Hotel offers your family spacious and comfortable accommodations right on the beach. The hotel features over 400 suites with your choice of two and three bedroom units. Each suite features comfortable bedding, a private balcony, cable TV, and other amenities. This resort is a family paradise, with an on-site water park, a playground, several casual restaurants and snack shops, and more.


Give your family a Spring Break to remember with an exciting Myrtle Beach getaway package.

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