Best U.S. Resort Towns to Visit this Summer

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Myrtle Beach, SC Makes the Top of the List

(BPT) – Summer is here, which means it’s time for an annual vacation for many families. Since most Americans plan to travel within the U.S., Expedia.com has picked the best small towns and coastal cities to inspire your vacation planning. America’s historic resort towns, along with thousands of miles of beautiful coastlines, offer great destinations for you and your family this summer.

Towns like Ocean City, Gatlinburg and Myrtle Beach are great places to visit with friends and family. They are all within driving distance of major cities, and who doesn’t love a road trip? They offer budget-friendly accommodations, warm weather, beaches and fun activities. And when travelers book on a site like Expedia, vacation dreams quickly become reality through their selection of affordable airfare, hotels, vacation rentals and amazing discounts.

Ready to hit the road? Here are some of America’s best small towns and coastal cities to visit on vacation.

Myrtle Beach: Enjoy sand and sun on South Carolina’s beaches, then hit the nightlife in one of America’s most picturesque beach towns. Stay at the luxurious Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.

Destin: This Florida town is surrounded by water, with ample opportunities for whale watching and recreation. The Henderson, a Salamander Beach and Spa Resort, is a family-friendly resort with two pools and full-service spa.

Virginia Beach: This Virginia town offers rich history and pristine beaches, listed as having the longest pleasure beach in the world. The Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront is a gorgeous beachfront property with excellent accommodations.

Gatlinburg: Surrounded by Tennessee’s Great Smokey Mountains, Gatlinburg offers unparalleled wilderness activities near several major cities. For adventurous hiking and river rafting, there’s no better place. The Margaritaville Resort provides an equally exciting place to stay.

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Save up to 40% Off our Suites now through August 31, 2019 at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes!

Coastal Sounds Oceanfront Free Concert Myrtle Beach, SC

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Burroughs and Chapin Pavillion Place

What’s better than a concert overlooking the ocean in Myrtle Beach? A family friendly FREE concert overlooking the ocean in Myrtle Beach, SC!

Many of you may already be familar with the highly sought after Carolina Country Music Fest in Myrtle Beach SC in early June. If you didn’t get a chance to attend Country Music Fest or you just can’t get enough of country music then here is your chance! Coastal Sounds Oceanfront Concert is a one day version of June’s blockbuster Country Music Fest taking place on Saturday, August 3, 2019. The best part about this concert is that it is FREE to the Public!

Gates Open at 11:00 AM

Bring the entire family since there is something for everyone to enjoy with these activities. Did we mention it was Free?

  • Food Truck Rodeo with trucks from all over the region
  • Kids Zone – Full of activities from a bouncy house to camel rides
  • Local Vendors with options from clothing boutiques, massage therapy, Wine & Design, a Photo Booth and much more
  • Patio Game Zone with Corn Hole, Life Sized Jenga & Ladder Ball with DJ Payne spinning all the hits
  • Full Service Bar

Concert Begins at 5:00 PM

Enjoy an evening with these talented headliners. Yes, admission is FREE!

  • Grammy Nominated and “The Voice” Season 3 Winner contemporary country music artist Cassadee Pope. Following her victory on Season 3 of NBC’s The Voice, her 2013 debut, Frame By Frame, bowed at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart and Top 10 on the Billboard 200 all-genre chart. Its lead single “Wasting All These Tears” not only notched an RIAA platinum certification, but it also achieved “Breakthrough Video of the Year” at the CMT Music Awards in 2014. Additionally, she would receive nominations at the American Country Awards and People’s Choice Awards, to name a few.
  • Consisting of five gifted, season musicians since 1993, Sister Hazel‘s music crosses several genres from southern rock, classic rock and roll, folk rock and pop. They topped the summer charts in the late 1990’s with hit songs like “All For You”. And later in the 2000’s with “Something to Believe In” and “Stay Awhile”.
  • Native South Carolina five man band OutShyne formed in 2007 in high school and have been performing ever since! Their country music vibe includes some rock overtones with favorites such as “That Girl” and “Moonlight Crush”
  • Emerging modern country artist Claudia Hoyser just released a new single “Call It Out” and is climbing the Country music charts.

VIP TICKETS

Once again….General Admission if FREE! However….not free are the VIP Tickets for $25 /per person and includes

  • 2 drink tickets
  • Access to the private VIP lounge
  • Private premium viewing area.

$25.00 is still a bargain for all of this if you ask me!

ACCOMMODATIONS at MARINA INN AT GRANDE DUNES

Dont forget to book your room reservations at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes! Check out our Special Summer Offers going on now!

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Luxury Accommodations at the AAA Four Diamond Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

Best of Meetings Today 2019 – Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
Wins “Best Of” Award from Meetings Today

Cedar Rapids, IA, June 20, 2019– Meetings Today is proud to announce that Marina Inn at Grande Dunes has won a Best of Award.   

Each year Meetings Today has its readers who hold events globally, determine the best hotels and resorts for meetings and events in North America. The properties are judged on the quality of meeting space, guest rooms, services and amenities, food and beverage, tech and bandwidth support, recreational facilities/activities, helpfulness of staff, and overall value and experience.

MARINA INN AT GRANDE DUNES is one of the very Elite who has won the award this year.The winners of this program will be highlighted in the September 2019 issue of our magazine, as well as the digital publication.

Explore a unique experience for your next Myrtle Beach meeting! You will feel like you have stepped back in time with our elegant décor and 10 to 18 foot ceilings, wrought iron chandeliers, and floor to ceiling windows overlooking the quiet green space of the Grande Lawn and the golf course. Includes 15,000 square feet of total meeting space that breaks out into:

  • 5,000 square foot ballroom
  • (4) Individual breakout rooms
  • Pre-Function that opens out onto the Patio & Lawn
  • Private dining room in WaterScapes Restaurant

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About Marina Inn at Grande Dunes The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes began welcoming visitors in November 2007. Since opening, it has received the AAA four diamond award for outstanding services and amenities along with several other award such as TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” since 2014. The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is located inside the exclusive Grande Dunes Resort on the north coast of South Carolina with 200 guest rooms and suites and top amenities such as beach service, golf, tennis, watersports, bike/walk/run trails and more!

Award-winning WaterScapes Restaurant at Marina Inn Welcomes New Executive Chef

WaterScapes Restaurant is an award-winning restaurant in Myrtle Beach that is located inside the luxurious, four diamond resort Marina Inn at Grande Dunes. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this fine dining restaurant is a favorite among guests and locals alike. The menu is full of fresh seafood, top quality steaks and more. The restaurant itself offers a unique dining experience, a blend of both elegant and casual atmosphere. There are options to dine both indoors or outdoors on the beautiful terrace. Perfect for both families and couples, there is even a private dining room available that holds up to 30 guests. 

WaterScapes Restaurant

WaterScapes is excited to welcome our brand new executive chef, Executive Chef Byron J Bondoc, to our team. Executive Chef Byron brings to the restaurant over 12+ years in the culinary industry.  His passion for cooking began at a young age, inspired by his grandmother who brought secret recipes from her homeland of the Philippines. He served our country as a 3rd Class Petty Officer Culinary Specialist in the United States Navy on the USS Nimitz in San Diego, California. During that time he served as Watch Captain and his excellent culinary skills got him selected as an Assist to the Personal Chef of Admiral Malone, Commander of the Naval Air Forces. He was also awarded the Culinary Specialist of the Month in September 2003 at the USS Nimitz.

Pan Fried Soft Shell Crab

After his service in the Navy, Executive Chef Byron received his formal training at the Culinary Institute of America in New York, where he honed his culinary skills at the renowned French restaurant – Le Cirque. He trained under Le Cirque’s Executive Chef Pierre Schaedelin, who was also Personal Chef for Martha Stewart. Executive Chef Byron represented Le Cirque at the Taste of New York three consecutive years in a row. Upon graduation, he landed a position as the Executive Chef for Hilton Worldwide – Embassy Suites in Secaucus, New Jersey where he oversaw operations for the restaurant, bar, room service and banquets. When he came to Myrtle Beach, he found a job at the prestigious Members Club at Grande Dunes and Ocean Club at Grande Dunes. He assisted the Executive Chef with training staff and menu planning/execution for the club and major banquet events. 

Short Rib with Bone Marrow

When it comes to the evolution of Executive Chef Byron’s cooking style, he has adopted and acquired many different international techniques. His time spent in the melting pot of New York allowed him to hone the flavors of Italian, French, Kiorean, Japanese, and more. He describes his cooking style as Classic French with an Asian and Hawaiian Fusion. Executive Chef Byron’s experience with all types of cooking techniques and exposure to flavors from around the world have led him to create unique specialty dishes featured nightly at WaterScapes Restaurant.

Seafood Cioppino

We invite you to come experience the delicious creations of our new Executive Chef Byron for yourself at the award-winning WaterScapes Restaurant in Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach!  

Top 4 Ways Marina Inn is a Top Luxury Resort in Myrtle Beach

Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is a four diamond premier resort in Myrtle Beach nestled in the Grande Dunes Resort along the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway. Our elegant yet casual atmosphere and centralized location to a variety of Myrtle Beach’s top attractions makes us a top choice for a family vacation, romantic weekend, girls getaway, golf trip, corporate meeting or event or wedding destination. We offer our guests a unique experience and pride ourselves on excellent customer service. Here are a few of the ways we stand out as one of the top luxury resorts in Myrtle Beach:

Pristine Room Accommodations

Marina Inn offers our guests a variety of high quality room types including our Grande Guest Rooms, Studios, Studio Deluxes, Mediterranean Club Suites, Two, Three and Four Bedroom Suites, and our Two Bedroom Deluxe Suite. Each of our oversized room types is in immaculate condition and offers ample amount of space for maximum comfort. The rooms are luxuriously furnished and our suites come equipped with full state of the art kitchens and cozy fireplaces. Vacation is a time to catch up on sleep and you won’t have to worry about counting sheep in the comfort of our king and queen beds. When you step into our bathrooms you’ll discover travertine tile floors, spacious countertops, and fluffy towels. Experience ultimate tranquility with a glassed in, travertine tile shower complete with a rainshower head. And your soft robe and comfy slippers will be waiting for you when you’re done. Wander out on the balcony and you’ll find all of the rooms feature exceptional views of either the Intracoastal Waterway or the grounds of our exquisite resort. 

Wake up with a view of the Intracoastal Waterway

Unique Amenities

At Marina Inn we offer a variety of unique resort amenities that cater to comfort and entertainment. In room spa services are offered by Coastal Spa so you can treat yourself to a massage or rejuvenating facial. We feature an indoor pool and fitness center that are open 24 hours for your convenience. Our fitness center is fully equipped with the latest Life Fitness equipment and steamy sauna to soak in after your workout. Step outdoors and enjoy our zero entry, infinity edge pool that’s open year round, and heated March through October. It’s surrounded by spacious umbrellas and plenty of lounge chairs, along with a pool bar when you want to grab a bite to eat. You can also relax on the grass of the Grande lawn or sit in a rocking chair and watch the boats pass by. For the sports enthusiasts in the group, we offer biking and running trails and tennis courts. If you’re hoping to play a round of golf, we are conveniently located across from the prestigious Grande Dunes Resort Course, a par 72 golf course that runs along the waterway. And when you’re ready to venture out on the water, we’re steps away from the marina where you’ll find Myrtle Beach Watersports and Pontoon Boat Rentals. Bring your own boat? You can dock it at the marina. 

Zero Entry, Infinity Edge Pool at Marina Inn

Award-winning On-site Dining 

Not only are our accommodations luxurious, but we have an award-winning restaurant, WaterScapes Restaurant, inside the resort. The restaurant offers an elegant, yet casual ambiance and features a menu full of fresh seafood, top quality steaks, and dishes prepared in Southern European style with Indian and Hispanic influences. WaterScapes is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has an experienced executive chef that specializes in creating unique dishes that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. And because you’re on vacation and should have the luxury of enjoying fine dining without having to leave the comfort of your own room, we also offer in-room dining. For those seeking a more casual dining atmosphere, there’s Reflections,  a wonderful place to gather for happy hour. In the mornings, it doubles as a cafe, known as Reflections Coffee, where you can order pastries and your favorite cup of Starbucks coffee without having to step foot off the resort grounds. 

Short Rib with Bone Marrow – a specialty dish created by our Executive Chef Byron

Private Beach Access

One of the most unique features of Marina Inn is that we have our own stretch of private beach. As a guest, you have the luxury of enjoying a secluded stretch of pristine beach, only accessible to Marina Inn guests. No need to worry about fighting traffic or finding a close parking spot. We offer a complimentary shuttle to take you to and from the beach. Plus, we have everything you need for the perfect beach day! We offer complimentary beach chairs, umbrellas and towels. There’s even showers and a changing station on-site. And when you get hungry or thirsty, there’s a Beach Cabana Cafe that serves cold drinks and light fare. There are lifeguards on duty so you know your children are safe while they enjoy splashing in the surf. 

Exclusive Access to Private Stretch of Pristine Beach

If you’re planning your next Myrtle Beach vacation, make sure you stay at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes to enjoy all the perks and unique experience of a luxury resort. Check out our current deals or special packages today! 

Fireworks in Myrtle Beach July 4th Week!

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One of the best reasons to spend your vacation at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is that you are central to the many fireworks displays around July 4th. Here is the top list of firework displays!

 

Barefoot Landing

Firework show at 10:00 p.m. over the lake.

The closest proximity to the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is Barefoot Landing. Barefoot Landing has recently renovated and have added some new and exiting restaurants like Lulu’s, Taco Mundo Kitchen y Cantina as well as some old favorites like Wild Wing Cafe and Greg Norman Austrailian Grille. Enjoy Summerfest featuring nightly entertainment around the lake. then after dinner at one of these fabulous restaurants and shopping around the unique shops at Barefoot Landing.get ready for their 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular! Barefoot Landing has a firework show each Monday night throughout the summer.

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Barefoot Landing Fireworks Show

Broadway at the Beach

Firework show at 10:00 p.m. over the lake.

After spending the day on the beach or at the pool, head to Broadway at the Beach for dinner along “The Avenue” featuring new dining and entertainment. Don’t miss the “4th of July Ball Drop at 5:00 pm on the Avenue. Then enjoy some shopping and attractions before the fireworks show at 10pm  to end the night! Broadway at the Beach features “Great American Summer Nights” featuring nightly entertainment as well as hosts a firework show twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays all summer long.

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Broadway at the Beach

Marshwalk in Murrells Inlet

Firework show at 10:00 p.m.

The Marshwalk firework show can be viewed from anywhere along the Marshwalk. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time to get a parking spot and treat yourself to fresh seafood and hushpuppies for dinner with a view. There are plenty of bars you can visit along the Marshwalk to enjoy a drink and the live music until the firework show begins.

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Fireworks on the Marshwalk Murrells Inlet, SC

 

Cherry Grove Pier

Firework show at 9:30 p.m.

The firework show at Cherry Grove Pier can be viewed on the beach and from hotels nearby the pier. Grab a beach chair and sparklers and pick a spot on the beach for a spectacular firework display right over the ocean!

Pelicans Baseball Game

Firework show after the game on Wednesday, July 3 & Sunday, July 7

A summer just isn’t quite complete without cheering for the home team. Bring the kids to experience the thrill of a baseball game at the Pelican’s stadium! On July 3rd there will be a post-game firework show.

2nd Avenue Pier

Firework show at 10:00 p.m.

2nd Avenue Pier has everything you could hope for in Myrtle Beach, great food and an even better view of the ocean! This will be a 4th of July firework show unlike any other. Each Wednesday night 2nd Avenue Pier will host a firework show all summer long.

Hot Summer Nights hosted a fireworks display at Second Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach, SC on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Copyright 2012 Jason Barnette

When you’re making your reservations, take advantage of our Suite Summer Sale and save up to 35% off your stay. There’s nothing like savings and fireworks to make for a spectacular July 4th at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes!

Spacious Condos in Myrtle Beach

Spacious Condos in Myrtle Beach

Is it time for your family to take the vacation of your dreams? We think so! Myrtle Beach has everything you need for the perfect summer getaway. When you stay with us at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, a four-diamond resort, your family can experience a luxury visit while nearby all of the Grand Strand’s top attractions. We are consistently rated in the Top 5 out of over 200 resorts in Myrtle Beach because we assure only the best for you and your family.

Myrtle Beach Summer Package

From now until August 31st, you can save up to 40% when you book your summer vacation to Myrtle Beach! Here’s a little insider tip; if you choose to stay anytime from Sunday – Thursday you’ll receive an even better discount. Our rates begin at $155 per night and will vary depending on the room your family is needing.

During your stay, enjoy all that the resort has to offer such as indoor and outdoor pools, a convenient pool bar, jacuzzis, onsite award-winning restaurants, golf courses, tennis courts, walking and jogging trails and so much more! We are the only resort in the area that offers a private beach location for our guests. Don’t worry about packing all the heavy beach supplies though; we provide chairs, towels, umbrellas, facilities, showers and even offer snacks, beer & wine.

Luxurious Suites

Wake up like royalty in our spacious deluxe suites at Marina Inn! Each of our room accommodations offer a stunning private balcony view and are ideal for any type of trip. Whether it’s a family vacation, girls getaway, or golf trip our gorgeous rooms are exactly what you’re looking for. Choose from a variety of room types like the Grande Guest Room Suite with options of one, two, or three bedrooms.

Kick it up a notch and book our highly coveted four bedroom Penthouse Suite. With 360 views of the marina and featured amenities such as a fireplace in the master bedroom and a Jetted Whirlpool Bath Jacuzzi tub, you may never want to leave your luxurious room! (we don’t blame you!) That’s why we have a fully furnished kitchen, bar, and dining table inside the suite. Simply pop open your favorite bottle of wine and relax in the most spacious suite in Myrtle Beach.

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Kids Eat FREE All Summer Long!

At our onsite restaurant, WaterScapes, kids under 12 eat for free all summer long! WaterScapes is a luxurious place to enjoy a handcrafted meal with your family. Our signature dishes include Diver Scallops, Filet Mignon, and Shrimp & Grits! Our very own Chef Astraikis has added his own flavorful creations to our menu such as Chili Shrimp, Coconut Clams, Seafood Paella, and Moroccan Chicken! WaterScapes also serves a delicious breakfast so you can enjoy a family meal anytime during your stay.

Summer is on the way and time is running out to book your Myrtle Beach vacation. Our guests are able to experience the best Myrtle Beach has to offer. Book with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes to take advantage of our summer sale package going on now! See you at the beach!

FREE Things to Do This Summer in Myrtle Beach

The sun is shining and the beach is calling your name! Is there anything better than a summer getaway to Myrtle Beach? Well, finding free things to do definitely comes close. When you stay at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, a four-diamond resort, you’re conveniently located nearby the greatest spots to make memories in Myrtle Beach. We’ve listed our favorite events and activities that you and your family can enjoy for FREE!

Beach

It might just be the BEST free activity we can offer along the Grand Strand! Did you know that as a guest at Marina Inn, you receive access to our exclusive private beach? Plus you’ll even have access to a free shuttle to drop you off and pick you up at the end of the day. Chairs, towels, umbrellas and everything you need for the perfect beach day is located at our cabana. After building up an appetite from splashing around in the surf and building sandcastles, we have food and cold drinks available – as well as a place to take a break from the sun. So don’t worry about a thing and head to the beach for some unforgettable family memories!

Fireworks

In Myrtle Beach, there’s so much to see and do that will leave you speechless but nothing is quite as mesmerizing as a firework show on a summer night. There are plenty of places you can catch a free firework show this summer along the Grand Strand including:

Barefoot Landing – Mondays 10 p.m., 4th of July 10 p.m.

Broadway at the Beach – Tuesdays 10 p.m. through August, Fridays 10 p.m. June 21st – August 16th, 4th of July 10 p.m.

2nd Ave Pier –  Wednesdays 10 p.m.

Farmers Markets

Popping up all over Myrtle Beach, our Farmers Markets are filled with fresh and local produce to enjoy during your visit. In addition to colorful fruits and veggies, local artisans are showcasing their homemade crafts and artwork just for you! Did we mention there’s also live music to enjoy while you stroll through the booths? Head to Barefoot Landing, Little River or The Market Common for a terrific way to spend an afternoon!

Barefoot Landing – Fridays 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Little River – Thursdays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Market Common – Wednesdays 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Hot Summer Nights

Every night this summer, you can experience the thrill of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk during their nightly entertainment. Hot Summer Nights last all summer long and all events are completely free! From 8 p.m. – 11 p.m., spend a night out with the family enjoying the live music and street performers as you venture around the boardwalk in downtown Myrtle Beach.

Barefoot Landing

Just minutes up the road from Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, Barefoot Landing is a one-stop shop for all things shopping, dining, and entertainment! This summer, Barefoot Landing will be hosting live music at the Dockside Village Amphitheater and offering live entertainment nightly. Before the show starts, plan a dinner at one of their various restaurants or just walk around the lake and enjoy the view. Plus a free firework show amazes visitors each Monday night at 10 p.m.!

The Market Common

A popular shopping district with upscale boutiques and a handful of restaurants, The Market Common has what you need for the whole family this summer! They offer free carriage rides with live horses throughout the summer which would make an average date night transform into a fairytale. Grab a beach chair and a blanket for their Movies Under the Stars where they show your favorite movies out on the lawn for your family to enjoy. The Market Common also offers free live entertainment with Concerts on the Green throughout the summer. The options for free, fun, family activities are endless!

Summer is on the way and time is running out to book your Myrtle Beach vacation. Our guests are able to experience the best FREE activities Myrtle Beach has to offer. Book with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes to take advantage of our summer sale package going on now! See you at the beach!

Top Family Attractions in Myrtle Beach

It’s almost summertime in Myrtle Beach and there’s so much to see and do along the Grand Strand. When you stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, a four-diamond resort, you’re nearby all the hottest attractions our area has to offer.

Beach

The BEST attraction in Myrtle Beach…the beach of course! When you stay with Marina Inn, you’ll have access to our private beach. Just hop aboard the shuttle with your family and everything you need is waiting for you! We have towels, chairs, snacks, and drinks available at our private beach access. All you need to bring is your swimsuit and sunscreen!

Close up of family enjoying time on the beach

Broadway at the Beach

Located in the heart of downtown Myrtle Beach, Broadway at the Beach is a one-stop shop for all things dining and entertainment. With recent additions including new thrill rides at Pavilion Park and a Simpson’s 4D Movie Theater and Kwik-E-Mart, your family will have a blast exploring and enjoying all Broadway at the Beach has to offer. When hunger strikes, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from to satisfy any appetite.

Shark Wake Park

Get ready to shred! At Shark Wake Park in North Myrtle Beach, you can experience riding a zipline while wakeboarding through the lake. Learn new tricks and tips and maybe even catch some air! Shark Wake Park also has an inflatable Aqua Park with large water inflatables for everyone to play on in the water. Just minutes down the road from Marina Inn, beat the heat at Shark Wake Park!

Barefoot Landing

Time to shop til you drop! Barefoot Landing is located in North Myrtle Beach and offers unique shopping and dining experiences. If you’re in the mood for a fiesta, head to Taco Mundo! A waterfront restaurant where you can indulge in authentic tacos and fresh margaritas after a day filled with shopping. Barefoot Landing also features live music and entertainment nightly throughout the summer so make sure to bring the whole family and make some memories!

Myrtle Waves Waterpark

Calling all thrill seekers! Myrtle Waves Waterpark is South Carolina’s largest waterpark and has tons of water attractions for your family to enjoy. From towering tube slides to a surfing simulator, there’s something for everyone to do. While visiting this summer, be sure to check their schedule for Summer Movie Nights to catch a film while floating around in the wave pool!

Summer is on the way and time is running out to book your Myrtle Beach vacation. Our guests are able to experience the best Myrtle Beach has to offer. Book with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes to take advantage of our summer sale package going on now! See you at the beach!