No single event captures the magic of a Myrtle Beach vacation quite like Independence Day on the Grand Strand. With 60 miles of beautiful Atlantic Ocean coastline, an impressive list of family-friendly attractions, and a number of professional fireworks displays and other patriotic events on tap up and down the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach is the quintessential 4th of July destination.
As you watch the bombs burst in air from your luxurious oceanfront room at Long Bay Resort or see Old Glory flap proudly in the warm sea breeze, it’s only natural to want to show off your patriotic spirit with some star-spangled accessories. If you’re family is looking to get decked out in some red, white and blue for the holiday, look no further than these local favorite retail destinations for one-stop shopping:
The Long Bay Gift Shop — Long Bay Resort’s gift shop gives you easy access to patriotic gear during your Myrtle Beach vacation. Whether you’re looking for a beach, a pair of sunglasses or a beach towel, the gift shop at Long Bay has you covered.
Local Beach Shops — Few things are as uniquely Myrtle Beach as the local beach shops, some of which have supplied generation after generation of travelers with all of their beach-vacation needs. Here, you can pick up anything from a stylish swimsuit to a pet hermit crab to call your own. When you stay at Long Bay Resort, visit Eagles Beachwear is conveniently located just blocks away for picking up all your Fourth of July accessories.
Broadway at the Beach — With over a 150 different shops, restaurants and nightclubs, Broadway at the Beach is one of the area’s hot spots for shopping, dining and entertainment. Visitors can spend hours walking along scenic Lake Broadway as they go in and out of shops (where an array of red, white and blue gear is up for grabs), then visit the famous Ripley’s Aquarium and check out some of the hottest restaurants and bars on the Grand Strand. After you’ve picked up your patriotic gear, stick around until 10 p.m. for one of the largest firework displays on the East Coast as you celebrate our nation’s independence.
The Market Common — It doesn’t matter if you come for an hour or for the day, The Market Common has plenty of offerings to for filling your shopping bag or your belly. Enjoy trendy restaurants and some of the best shopping on the Grand Strand at this beautifully designed retail village. While strolling through stores, be sure pick up a new red, white and blue outfit to show off your American spirit in style.
Coastal Grand Mall — A Myrtle Beach tradition for over a decade, Coastal Grand Mall is the second-largest shopping mall in South Carolina. It is home to a number of the great American retailers you know and love, such as Dillard’s, JCPenney and Old Navy. At some of the stores, you can even order your patriotic gear online, then just pick up it up in store once you’ve arrived on the Grand Strand. Coastal Grand Mall is the perfect place to shop ’til you drop for all your 4th of July fashion needs.
No matter where you are from, Myrtle Beach is the place to be to celebrate our nation’s independence. Book your stay at Long Bay Resort now, and come experience all the magic of Independence Day in Myrtle Beach.