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Surf the seaside

7 Sep 2020

While you may not be able to travel to your favourite beach destination this spring, you can experience Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, through virtual experiences that bring the area’s popular beaches, attractions, activities and more to you. And those same features can help you plan for (and dream about) a Myrtle Beach vacation in the future. 

This favourite spring destination is known for its 60 miles of sandy beaches, gorgeous resorts, exciting attractions and delicious seafood restaurants. But that’s not all it has to offer, and this season families are invited to virtually experience the wide variety of attractions within the charming Atlantic seaboard town through specially created online opportunities. 

With the help of a little technology, your imagination can take you straight to South Carolina’s top destination for fun, sun and surf. 

Thanks to the efforts of caring, creative people throughout the city, you can now virtually: 

Imagine yourself taking a relaxing, balmy walk down a sugar-sand beach and enjoying the breathtaking sight of the rolling ocean along with scores of revellers. 

Immerse yourself in the sights (and often sounds) of 10 Myrtle Beach resorts through live webcams that show off some of their most appealing features and scenery. 

Take a fascinating backstage tour of the Alabama Theatre, which regularly hosts live professional entertainers from across the nation. Then watch specially created video footage showcasing the cast of the critically acclaimed Carolina Opry Theatre, now in its 35th season after successfully staging more than 9,000 performances. 

Laugh at the antics of a group of African penguins through the live penguin cam at Ripley’s Aquarium, and check out its other live footage starring aquatic animals such as sharks, stingrays, hermit crabs and jellies. 

Enjoy Facebook Live-sponsored entertainment at some popular restaurants where you can also tip your favorite acts. 

Engage yourself in completing a Myrtle Beach crossword puzzle, colouring pages and specially designed virtual jigsaw puzzles. 

Add fun and excitement to your home schooling through educational opportunities offered by a number of fascinating local attractions. For example, the Myrtle Beach Art Museum posts compelling (and free) art classes and tutorials for kids as young as age two. Myrtle Beach State Park and Huntington Beach State Park also host Facebook Live events to share wildlife and nature information. 

So, if you’re ready to get started with your virtual trip to Myrtle Beach, one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations in the US, here’s all you have to do: Discover a complete list of virtual experiences at and get an overview of the entire area, with varied options for fun and entertainment, and dining and luxurious stays at 

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