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Check Out the 2015 Harvest Hoedown Festival

If you’re going to be in the coastal South Carolina area this month we have a real treat to tell you about that you won’t want to miss! Coming to visit Myrtle Beach provides you with plenty of things to do as well as spend time on the beach and in the water. Sometimes, the most exceptional things of all are the local special events that take place like this 36th Annual Aynor Harvest Hoedown Festival taking place on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in downtown Aynor.

2015 Harvest Hoedown Festival

For those that have never experienced a genuine hoedown festival, it’s an event not to be missed. It includes hundreds of arts & craft vendors, food vendors, a parade at 10 a.m., music entertainment from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., a street dance from 7-10 p.m. and plenty of children’s entertainment.

This event is always the third Saturday in September. It’s sponsored by the Pilot Club of Aynor, Inc. Following is the schedule for the day.

2015 Harvest Hoedown Festival
2015 Harvest Hoedown Festival

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Great Deals on Myrtle Beach Winter Rentals

While there’s still a few months left of warm weather many people’s thoughts are already turning to where they’ll be spending the long cold winter. If you’ve planned ahead, you’ve already booked one of our Myrtle Beach winter rentals, and you had the best selection to choose from! But even if you haven’t, we still have some awesome places to be your home-away-from-home during the colder months.

Our assortment of affordable and spacious winter rentals are the best place to spend the winter months whether it’s one, three, or all six. Every year snowbirds return year after year and enjoy the group of friends they’ve made here. It’s easy to make friends here and it quickly feels like home to those on extended stays.

Many of our rentals have balconies where you can enjoy some phenomenal views of the ocean water and pristine beaches up and down the coastline. Some resorts offer weekly entertainment and game nights while others have potluck dinners and other assorted events on the calendar for residents. Many conveniently provide on-site restaurants.

Amenities such as indoor and oceanfront pools with sun decks, fitness rooms, tennis courts, Jacuzzis and whirlpool tubs, parking garages, elevators, and laundry facilities await.
You’ll be in very close proximity to entertainment, shopping, dining and much more in the Grand Strand area when you stay with us. Check out a few of the following:

Great Deals on Myrtle Beach Winter Rentals

Sands Beach Club #716 PH II Ocean Front (P)

Sands Beach Club II offers you first-rate accommodations with oceanfront or ocean view accommodations, This lovely 2 BR, 2 bath property sleeps 6 and provides balconies with exceptional views of the blue Atlantic.


Great Deals on Myrtle Beach Winter Rentals

Laurel Court #308 Kingston Plantation (2nd Row & Beyond P)

You’ll enjoy the view of the ocean plus be a short distance to the white sandy beach. Laurel Court is situated on the resort’s largest freshwater lake and offers screened porches to enjoy the view. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo is tastefully decorated and includes WiFi. The 145-acre resort features on-site restaurants, swimming pools, lounges and tennis courts. Enjoy a fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer and elevator.

Great Deals on Myrtle Beach Winter Rentals
SeaWatch North Tower #1515 Ocean Front (P) – Myrtle Beach, SC

This studio condo with one bath is in a family resort that guarantees a wonderful vacation. Amenities include expansive pool decks with large pools (some covered), Jacuzzis, and lazy rivers. This resort also offers an oceanfront restaurant and lounge, a game arcade, exercise facilities, and more. Suite is beautiful with a large flat screen TV, desk, sleeper sofa and plenty of room. Wi-Fi is an added bonus.

We look forward to hearing from you with any questions you may have or seeing you whether it’s a return visit or your first time!


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Local Summer Events in Myrtle Beach

Before you ever leave home for your beach vacation to Myrtle Beach SC you should find out what’s taking place around the area during the time when you’ll be here. Once you arrive you’ll become so relaxed it’s possible you won’t even turn on your computer! That’s why we’re providing a list of local summer events in the Myrtle Beach area so you can print it out and bring it with you. We want you to enjoy your vacation to coastal South Carolina like none other before it.

Cool Summer Evenings at Brookgreen Gardens

Local Summer Events in Myrtle Beach
You’re sure to enjoy the Cool Summer Evenings at Brookgreen Gardens this summer! Come early or stay late to stroll through the gardens. There’s always something going on with a variety of special events such as concerts, kid-friendly events and the Pavilion Restaurant where you can enjoy dinner. Events are free with admission to Brookgreen Gardens. Dinner and Creek Cruises are an additional charge.


Movies Under the Stars at Market Common

Local Summer Events in Myrtle Beach

Valor Park will hold a family friendly movie night every Friday from 9-11 p.m. through the summer months. It is a fun way to treat your family at no expense and all you need is a blanket or chair! Bring snacks and water, too!


Hot Summer Nights at the Boardwalk

Local Summer Events in Myrtle Beach

The Boardwalk located oceanfront in Myrtle Beach presents an Oceanfront Concert Series every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8-11 p.m. at the I Love Sugar Stage at Plyler Park. Come out and enjoy some great rock, country, jazz and pop artists perform. Boardwalk Elvis and other talented performers will stroll through the crowds performing every Sunday and Friday in Plyler Park from 8-10 p.m. Don’t miss the free Fireworks Show taking place on Wednesday evenings at 10:30 p.m.


SummerFest 2015 at Barefoot Landing

Local Summer Events in Myrtle Beach

Heat up your summer nights with SummerFest at Barefoot Landing! Make memories with your friends and family while listening to live music and enjoying free entertainment! Come out and enjoy the strolling boardwalk entertainers from musicians, stilt walkers, magicians and much, much more! Monday, June 1 through Saturday, August 29 at 7 p.m. daily. Free fireworks shows will be held on Mondays at 10:15 p.m.

Remember! Print this out and bring it with you when you leave for your vacation. If you’re looking for accommodations, be sure to check out the great deals on summer vacation rentals that we have.







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Check Out These July-August 2015 Weekly Rental Discounts

If you know you’re coming to Myrtle Beach for a vacation this summer then it’s to your advantage to make your reservations for accommodations with MB-Vacation Rentals sooner rather than later. In fact, if you do it before June 22, 2015 you can take advantage of some super weekly rental discounts! You’ll get to take 10% off the advertised rental rate PLUS ½ off the linen packages for the following condo rentals —

July-August 2015 Weekly Rental Discounts
Ocean Creek Resort South Tower #QQ1
The beautiful condos at Ocean Creek Resort offer a vacation like no other. This 57 acre wooded resort is directly across from shopping, entertainment and numerous dining venues. Ocean Creek takes you away from the hustle and bustle of Myrtle Beach yet has you close to all the action. This 3 bedroom condo will sleep 10 people comfortably. Features of this ocean front condo are Wi-Fi, HBO, a full sized washer/dryer and a fully equipped kitchen with new appliances. Amenities include 24 hour security, elevators, free parking, putting green, tennis courts, playground, indoor pools & Jacuzzis, 6 outdoor pools, on-site restaurant and a just renovated oceanfront poolside bar & grille.

July-August 2015 Weekly Rental Discounts

Sands Beach Club #316 Ph II
This is a wonderful oceanfront property that has both oceanfront or ocean view balconies; in some condos you can enter the balcony from both the spacious living area and master bedroom. The dining area for entertaining and fun game nights is sure to be a hit. This two bedroom condo sleeps 6 comfortably. Amenities include an indoor/outdoor pool and whirlpool, basketball and volleyball court, lighted tennis courts, covered parking area, elevators, and coin operated laundry facilities. Located in the popular Arcadian section on Shore Drive at the northern end of Myrtle Beach, this is sure to be a part of fond memories for years to come.

July-August 2015 Weekly Rental Discounts

North Hampton Kingston Plantation #1207
This condo with ocean views has two bedrooms and sleeps 8 comfortably. The view from the large balcony is spectacular. Meticulous landscaping and impeccable building designs are part of what makes Kingston Plantation an exceptional vacation spot. The 145-acre resort features several swimming pools, on-site restaurants, lounges, tennis courts and so much more. You’re sure to enjoy the well-equipped kitchen, washer /dryer and elevator service. North Hampton is located in the Arcadian section of Myrtle Beach.

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Military Appreciation Days

This year’s Military Appreciation Days are underway in the Grand Strand area of coastal South Carolina and run through the end of the month. There are lots of local events taking place including a parade, family picnic and more as we give thanks to our veterans and recognize the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Military Appreciation Days

All through the month of May we’re celebrating military men and women – active duty, reserves and National Guard – and veterans from every branch of service. J.R. Martinez is the Grand Marshal for this year’s parade and picnic. Come out and meet him!

If you’re planning on being in the area and are looking for a place to stay check out the Myrtle Beach condo rentals that we have to offer. Our condos are spacious, well-furnished and beautifully decorated. With fully equipped kitchens and a variety of awesome amenities you’ll have all the comforts of home plus much more!

Agent Orange Quilt of Tears and Vietnam Memorial Wall – May 14-16, Ocean Boulevard at Eighth Avenue North

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball Game – Thursday, May 14

Vietnam-Era Education Sessions for Students – Friday, May 15, Ocean Boulevard at Eighth Avenue North

Military Appreciation Days

Military Appreciation Days Parade on Ocean Boulevard, with Grand Marshal J.R. Martinez – 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 16, from 27th Avenue North to Ninth Avenue North. After the parade, join us for the Family Picnic on the Pavilion Site, complete with activities, military exhibits, music and more.

Family Picnic (exhibits, live music, J. R. Martinez and more) – 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 16, Ocean Boulevard, Eighth to Ninth Avenue North. Headlining the afternoon is a performance by the Andrew Thielen Big Band. You’ll have a chance to meet Grand Marshal J.R. Martinez, too!

Military Appreciation Days Dinner Dance – 6:00 p.m., Saturday, May 16, Landmark Resort

Austin Mowery Band – 8:00 to 11:00 p.m., Saturday, May 16, Plyler Park Stage

Surfside Beach Memorial Day Cookout ­– 4-8 p.m. Sunday, May 24 at 115 Highway 17 North, Surfside Beach

Memorial Day Veterans March – 9:00 a.m., Monday, May 25, Ocean Boulevard, from 16th Avenue North to Ninth Avenue North. For ease of parking, a shuttle will be provided from the Pelicans’ stadium to Ocean Boulevard. A brief ceremony will follow the march at the Pavilion site. The march will end in time for all to attend the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Convention Center.

Surfside Beach Memorial Day Service – 2:30 p.m. on Monday, May 25 at the Veterans Memorial in Fuller Park, 115 Highway 17 North, Surfside Beach.

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony – 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 25, Myrtle Beach Convention Center Plaza.  The Grand Strand Patriot Alliance recognizes Memorial Day with speakers, the Missing Man Table, several Vietnam-era helicopters and an honor guard salute. The public is invited to attend.

M.O.A.A. Grand Strand Golf Tournament – May 25

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Where to Stay During Myrtle Beach Bike Week

The Carolina’s largest spring motorcycle event, Myrtle Beach Bike Week, will take place from May 8-17, 2015. If you’re planning on coming to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, for MB Bike Week or for the subsequent Harley-Davidson sponsored Cruisin’ the Coast Spring Rally from May 11-17, check out the specials we have on condo rentals in Myrtle Beach. You can only get these great deals from us at Myrtle Beach Vacation Rentals but don’t wait because they’re sure to get booked fast!

Where to Stay During Myrtle Beach Bike Week

We have an assortment of bike-friendly resorts offering both affordable and comfortable accommodations that will exceed your expectations. Come take a look at Boardwalk Oceanfront Towers in the heart of Myrtle Beach. This condo has a full size kitchen and the views from the balcony are just spectacular. Amenities include indoor/outdoor pools, 250 ft. lazy river, kiddie pools, fitness room, shuffle board, hot tubs, game room, laundry, oceanfront lawn area w/chairs & umbrellas for sunbathing. Enjoy your favorite beverage at the Tiki Bar or on the spacious balcony, a truly wonderful vacation spot. You’ll be just minutes to Broadway at the Beach, restaurants, shopping, golf, amusements and much more!

Where to Stay During Myrtle Beach Bike Week

Come enjoy a stay at the Sands Ocean Club where you’ll be located oceanfront in the Shore Drive section of Myrtle Beach. Enjoy this totally remodeled efficiency while throwing open your sliding glass door to enjoy music played by a variety of local bands at Ocean Annie’s a famous hot spot, local favorite, bar and grill in Myrtle Beach. This is where you can enjoy all the privacy and seclusion you desire and you’ll have your own white sandy beach to enjoy. Or make full use of the indoor pool and lazy river! This rental comes furnished and equipped with a full kitchen. There’s a spa, fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools with whirlpools, lazy river plus an oceanfront restaurant near by.

Where to Stay During Myrtle Beach Bike Week

When you’re ready to secure your accommodations for bike week and are looking for resorts that are bike friendly and close to all that’s happening in Myrtle Beach, give us a call at 1-800-845-0833 and we’ll help find you the perfect place.

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Spending Easter in the Finest Holiday Vacation Rentals

While today is the first day of Spring it won’t be long before Easter arrives! It’s early this year, arriving on Sunday, April 5 so if you’re planning on spending it here along the coast of South Carolina you’ll need to get busy deciding among our many holiday vacation rentals. We have plenty at Myrtle Beach Vacation Rentals so many in fact, that is how we earned ourselves that name and you can count on us to have the finest accommodations in the area.

There are plenty of events taking place around the area this year for Easter. All churches have Easter services and many offer sunrise services on Easter Sunday.

Trinity Church Easter Hunt
On Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 2 to 4 p.m. there will be a free Family Easter Fest & Egg Hunt at Trinity Church, 3000 North King’s Hwy., Myrtle Beach. There will be hunts for different age groups games, crafts, inflatables, play an organ, and a multi-sensory ‘Walk with Jesus’ where you will hear, see and even taste as you enter into the story! Bring your baskets and your family and join us. For more information, go to

Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars, The World's Largest Circus Under The Big Top
Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars, The World’s Largest Circus Under The Big Top, is being held March 30 through April 2 across from the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Shows at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. daily will feature elephants, tigers, flying trapeze, clever canines, aerial ballet, clowns, ThunderDrome Moto-Globe, teeterboard, hand balancing, the Human Cannonball and more. Tickets can be purchased in advance online here.

Easter Egg Hunt in McLean Park
The 33rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt in McLean Park is on Saturday, April 4. The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance at McLean Park at 93 Oak Drive in North Myrtle Beach to give candy to all the children. The egg hunt begins at 10:00 a.m. There will be other activities between 10 a.m. and noon. Wear your Easter finest to have your photo taken with Ms. Blossom. Egg hunts are divided by age (infant and above) and there are many other activities for all ages. The North Strand Optimist Club will provide refreshments.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Bring the kids and have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Hard Rock Café at Broadway at the Beach on Saturday, April 4 from 9-10:30 a.m. Enjoy a breakfast buffet that has all your early morning favorites such as fresh baked biscuits and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, home fried potatoes and much more all for a price of $9.95 per person! Children 2 years old and younger eat for free! Make your reservations now by calling 843-946-0007. Hard Rock Café is located at 1322 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach.

There will be an Easter Egg Hunt in Surfside Beach at 2 p.m. on April 4. Come on out to Huckabee Complex on Spanish Oak Drive in Surfside and take part in the celebrations! The public is invited to this free event.

Wishing you and your family a very Happy Easter whether you spend it here in coastal South Carolina or where you call home.

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2nd Annual Taste of the MarshWalk

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend to cure those post football blues, be sure to check out the 2nd Annual Taste of the Marshwalk at the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, February 7 and Sunday, February 8.

2nd Annual Taste of the MarshWalk
This free event offers samples of the chef’s favorite dishes from each of seven award-winning restaurants. Local artisans, crafters, live music, and kids activities will be set up along the MarshWalk both days, providing a fun-filled weekend in the Inlet.

Small dish tasting includes the area’s freshest local seafood and plenty of non-seafood items for the land lovers – all available at $3-$5 per sample. Come enjoy seared scallops, low country boil, shrimp & grits, crawfish, pulled pork, smoked salmon, BBQ, sushi, trigger fish tacos, and lots more.

2nd Annual Taste of the MarshWalk
Sample Dishes to include:
Dockside: Shrimp & Grits, Red Beans & Rice w/ Sausage
Drunken Jacks: Seared Sea Scallop over Crab Risotto with Micro Greens, Hushpuppies & honey butter
Dead Dog: Low County Boil * BBQ Ribs * Pulled Pork * Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese
Bovines: Marinated Beef Kabobs (Sirloin Tips Char-grilled with peppers, onions, and cherry tomatoes) * Local Seafood Gumbo
Wahoo’s: Trigger Fish Tacos with Mango BBQ glaze, Shredded Red Cabbage, Avocado Puree & Queso Oaxala * Smoked Salmon Cakes with Lemon Crème Fraiche & Dill Charred Scallion Oil * Fried Shrimp
Wicked Tuna: Chef Selection of Sushi Rolls * Local Creole Catch with Cheddar Grits
Creek Ratz: Mahi Tacos * Gator Bites * Oysters on the ½ Shell

Live music will include local favorites such as Randy McQuay, Ronnie O’Briant, Sweet Sweet, The Matt Parker Duo, Fret Buzz, Julio Navarro, Ed Torres, and more. Local artists, jewelry designers, crafters, wood carvers, and unique clothing items, will be featured among the many vendors present. Kids will have a great time with the bounce houses, face painting, temporary tattoos, and crabbing demos just for them.

Call 843-497-3450 for more information or if you have questions. It should be a fun weekend!

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Where to Get the Lowest Rates on Myrtle Beach Vacation Rentals

When it comes to finding the lowest rates on Myrtle Beach vacation rentals we can save you a whole lot of time and footwork. Check out what we have here on our site. Take a look at our Specials, too. Don’t delay though. Book now and you’ll be getting your vacation rental at the lowest rate of the year.

Where to Get the Lowest Rates on Myrtle Beach Vacation Rentals

Obtaining an affordable vacation rental is easy, and in most cases comes with the added bonus of an ocean or river front view. If you’re hoping to do some serious golfing while you’re here, you’re sure to enjoy the packages we have that will save you a lot. There are packages specific to different courses, but even the most modestly priced offers can be had at Founders Club, Players Club, The Pearl, and Carolina National. You can be sure these are all world class golf destinations.

You’ll discover that staying with us will have you right in the middle of all the action taking place throughout the Grand Strand area. Whether you’re traveling solo or with your family, everything you need for a fabulous vacation is close by.

When you get hungry, there are more than 1,800 restaurants to choose from, such as Hard Rock Cafe, Planet Hollywood, Jimmy Buffet Margaretville, House of Blues and all of the local fresh seafood restaurants.

Where to Get the Lowest Rates on Myrtle Beach Vacation Rentals

If you’re looking for nighttime entertainment and you want to catch a show check out Alabama Theatre, Medieval Times, Legends in Concert, or the Carolina Opry. There’s also the Dolly Parton’s Pirates Voyage Adventure Show and Wonderworks, a 50,000 square foot upside down home/amusement park to visit.

But what the area is best known for this time of year are the 60+ miles of sugar sand beaches and temperatures averaging in the 60s. Thousands of people make their southbound pilgrimage to the Coastal Carolina’s between October to March every year. These people, affectionately nicknamed “snowbirds”, go back home to the north when temperatures start to warm up in early spring and many would agree that it’s the best life ever!

If we can help you find and secure your vacation accommodations for your next trip to Myrtle Beach please don’t hesitate to call us at 800-845-0833. We look forward to hearing from you!





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How to Give Gifts That People Will Enjoy

When it comes to Christmas, the season of gift giving, whether as a way of showing your appreciation of someone or helping out Santa Claus, you’ll want to give gifts that people will enjoy and actually use. We have a list of the best Christmas gifts that will be as much fun putting together as they will with being received!

How to Give Gifts That People Will Enjoy

1. Give the priceless gift of your time. We all have things we’d rather not do just as we all have things we don’t mind doing or may be quite good at. Think about matching up a need someone has with a talent you’ve been blessed with. It’s a gift nobody will return. From snow shoveling to cake decorating to hosting a party for someone, you can’t go wrong when you give of yourself.

How to Give Gifts That People Will Enjoy

2. If your recipient is a chocolate lover why not put a Chocolate Lover’s gift basket together filled with things you’ve made yourself — chocolate cookies, chocolate bonbons, chocolate dipped coffee spoons and for a special touch wrap them in cellophane with a bow, hot chocolate mix, and chocolate covered espresso beans.

3. The golfer on your list would enjoy receiving a Golf Lovers gift basket filled with personalized golf tees, golf balls, a visor, sunscreen, score cards, a small towel, and a can cooler to keep a can of pop or beer cold.

How to Give Gifts That People Will Enjoy

A Fisherman’s Basket can be a large basket or tackle box filled with assorted lures, leaders, long nose fishing pliers, fishing line, a guide to local fishing and a gift certificate for a day on a fishing charter.

5. Coffee and Tea Lovers would enjoy a basket filled with gourmet coffees and teas, personalized mugs, and perhaps a best-selling novel and a decorative bookmark.

How to Give Gifts That People Will Enjoy

6. Any avid gardener would enjoy receiving a large hand stenciled bucket or galvanized watering can filled with goodies such as garden gloves, a new trowel or other specialty garden tool, amaryllis or hyacinth bulbs for forcing indoors, rubberized kneeling mat and perhaps a garden-related knick-knack.

It shouldn’t be hard to compile a group of items related to any interest someone has. You can do one-stop shopping if you go to the specialty store that caters to whatever their interest may be.

At MB Vacation Rentals we’d like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!

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