Myrtle Beach, South Carolina | RTX Traveler Issue 22 | Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach wows in all seasons with 60 miles of pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches for family enjoyment. The Grand Strand contains everything needed for a perfect family vacation- relax in solitude at a secluded beach or stunning golf course, take your pick of live music on the waterfront and delicious outdoor restaurants, or crank it up a notch at thrilling amusement and water parks, go kart tracks, and a classic, bustling boardwalk. Southern hospitality has never been so fun!

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An Insiders Look | Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

An Insiders Look | Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Jennifer Strickland has been with Festiva since 2009, starting as Front Office Manager at Ellington at Wachesaw East, and having three resorts added to her management in 2012. She has since graduated to Area General Manager and now oversees Sandpebble Beach Club, Sea Mystique, Sandcastle South, and the rental program at BlueWater Resort. We asked Jennifer what her favorite things are about the Grand Strand.

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The Wind is Right | Festiva Sailing Vacations Returns to the Islands With All New Fleet

The Wind is Right | Festiva Sailing Vacations Returns to the Islands With All New Fleet

Hurricane Irma struck with intensity in September 2017, causing a total of nearly $65 billion in total damages and a severe blow to the Caribbean Leeward Islands, including Festiva Sailing Vacations’ fleet of five sailing yachts anchored at Hodges Creek Marina on the island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. The lost fleet has been replaced by four brand new Lagoon 450 sailing catamarans, with a fifth new vessel arriving in the first quarter of 2019.

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Resort Feature | Ellington at Wachesaw Plantation East

Resort Feature | Ellington at Wachesaw Plantation East

Festiva’s Ellington at Wachesaw Plantation East is your home away from home while staying in Murrells Inlet. This expansive retreat is nestled among moss-laden oak trees and features abundant amenities and a quiet family atmosphere, offering seclusion and privacy without being too far away from the action of the strip.

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The 5 Best Romantic Getaways in the U.S.

The 5 Best Romantic Getaways in the U.S.

Want to get some time to yourselves? This list of romantic destinations was compiled by U.S. News and World Report.

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Five Amazing Exchanges

Five Amazing Exchanges

Take a look at five of our most favorite exchanges this quarter.

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Destination Exclusives | Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Destination Exclusives | Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach is a family friendly destination with great golf, a lively boardwalk, and your choice of amusement parks. See what other destinations offer these options for family fun.

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Natural Myrtle | Exploring the Natural Side of the South Carolina Lowcountry

Natural Myrtle | Exploring the Natural Side of the South Carolina Lowcountry

There’s a reason the coastal Carolinas are used as a backdrop for many Hollywood movies: the tidal creeks, causeways, beaches and estuaries can be described as magnificent, grand, and romantic.

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Exhilarating Experiences | Thrill Rides in Myrtle Beach

Exhilarating Experiences | Thrill Rides in Myrtle Beach

Loosening up on the beach has been shown by medical professionals as one of the best ways to relax and de-stress. Your heart rate lowers, aided by the lazy lapping of the waves and the warm sun rays melting your worries away. It’s bliss. But what about the opposite end of the Myrtle experience?

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Conservation Observations | Getting Wild in Myrtle

Conservation Observations | Getting Wild in Myrtle

What family friendly destination would be complete without a sampling of zoos and wildlife-centered attractions? Myrtle doesn’t disappoint in this area, with a variety of interesting and informative experiences for all ages.

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A Southern Staple | Hush Puppies With Honey Butter

A Southern Staple | Hush Puppies With Honey Butter

Frequently served as a side with seafood and other deep-fried fare, the hush puppy is a delicious little fried ball of cornmeal batter, and people say the Grand Strand has the best hush puppies in the country.

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Find Your Fairway | Our Top 10 Golf Courses in the Grand Strand

Find Your Fairway | Our Top 10 Golf Courses in the Grand Strand

Myrtle Beach wows in all seasons with 60 miles of pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches for family enjoyment. The Grand Strand contains everything needed for a perfect family vacation- relax in solitude at a secluded beach or stunning golf course, take your pick of live music on the waterfront and delicious outdoor restaurants, or crank it […]

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Weekend Escape | Portland, Oregon

Weekend Escape | Portland, Oregon

Oregon’s largest city is a hip Pacific Northwest enclave that sits in the shadow of Mount Hood, a constant reminder of the city’s outdoorsy nature. Known for its green parks, tall bridges across the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, bicycle-friendly nature, beer innovation, delicious coffee and art scenes, the Rose City never stops re-inventing itself and surprising visitors with its sheer variety of fascinations.

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Travel Tips | It’s all About the Beach

Travel Tips | It’s all About the Beach

When visiting the Grand Strand, you’re sure to spend lots of time at the beach. Here are the ins and outs that will ensure you and your family have a safe, fun time, while minimally impacting the natural environment around you.

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Main Drag of Myrtle

Main Drag of Myrtle

It’s an intoxicating cocktail of fun- take perfect summer weather, a busy boardwalk, kitschy souvenir shops, bars and restaurants, and live music, and you have the recipe for the perfect trademark Myrtle experience.

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The Beaches of the Grand Strand

The Beaches of the Grand Strand

With 60 miles of shoreline to choose from, there are a wide variety of beaches on the Grand Strand to suit your mood- from total immersion in nature to sharing your vacation experience with a lively crowd. Here are our favorites, take your pick based on your frame of mind.

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Four Local Favorites | Grand Strand Gift Shops

Four Local Favorites | Grand Strand Gift Shops

As soon as you even get near Myrtle Beach, you’ll notice the gift shops. Large and small, these slices of Americana offer things you need like sunscreen and cell phone chargers, and things you don’t need like kitschy knick-knacks and fun t-shirts.

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Exchange in Myrtle Beach | Grand Strand RTX Destinations

Exchange in Myrtle Beach | Grand Strand RTX Destinations

One of the most popular timeshare destinations in the country, RTX has a wide selection of Myrtle Beach resorts for members to choose from.

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