How to Plan the Perfect Myrtle Beach Vacation

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When putting together the ideal destination vacation — especially for the serious “plan ahead” types among us — there are a lot of factors to consider. Once you’ve determined the location you’ll be visiting, a long list of decisions regarding your travel, your accommodations, your activities, your meals and more must be made. And with so many different aspects of a vacation to consider, it can be easy to overlook something important.

So, to help future Grand Strand visitors get their plans in order, we’ve put together a convenient vacation-planning checklist. Be sure to start planning early — three to six months before your departure date is ideal — and cover all these bases to ensure you get the perfect plans in order for your Myrtle Beach area getaway:

  • Travel: For those coming by car, the Grand Strand is easily accessible by major highways, including Highway 17 from the north (via Wilmington, NC) and south (via Charleston, SC), and Highway 501 from points inland.

For those coming to the Grand Strand by air, Myrtle Beach International Airport offers nonstop flights to and from 50 different destinations via nine airline partners, including American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, United and more. See all the direct destination possibilities at

  • Accommodations: To find just what you’re looking for in oceanfront lodging at Grande Cayman Resort, visit the accommodations page at Here, you can search for the perfect room, suite, apartment or condo using filters such as number of bedrooms needed, number of people in your party, and views (ocean, pool, resort, sundeck, etc.) available.
  • Activities: To explore all of the activities and amenities available on-site at Log Bay Resort, visit our amenities page. Here, you can learn more about our outdoor and indoor pool decks, water features such as our on-property lazy river and Silly Sub Water Park, on-property dining options, and more. There’s so much to enjoy here, you may never want to leave the resort grounds.
    Should you and your crew want to get out and about, though, you can find some great insights into some of the best things to do around town and all over the Grand Strand by checking out the News & Articles section of our website. Here, you’ll find insider info on activities and events in the Myrtle Beach area, great local spots for taking your beach-vacation photos, what to pack for your trip — and LOTS more.
  • Meals: Grande Cayman Resort offers a trio of on-property food and drink options — Due South at 72nd’s Restaurant, the Oceanview Café and our Oceanfront Tiki Bar. Learn more about all three on our restaurants page. And at the above-mentioned News & Articles section of the resort website, you can find lots of locals’ secrets regarding area dining options — think insider articles like Cheap Eats in Myrtle Beach, Top Seafood Restaurants, Best Area Wings, and lots more. Explore all the article options to get guidance for all your meal plans!

To get started planning your fun getaway on the Carolina coast, visit today. With our wide range of comfortable accommodations and long list of luxurious on-property amenities, you and your vacation crew are sure to have an unforgettable vacation on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront.

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