Great ways to relax along the Grand Strand

Everybody needs a little R&R, it’s an essential part of life.  Since our area is such a hub for tourists, many people come here to do just that.  Whether you’re vacationing along the Grand Strand, or, you’re lucky enough to call this place home, relaxation should be on everyone’s “to do” list.  We’ve made our way up and down the Grand Strand to find some great ways to just chill out.

Visit the Beach

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It’s no surprise that visiting the beach is at the top of this list.  It’s hard to beat the soothing sounds of waves crashing and the fresh smell of salt air.  Reading a book on the beach, taking a walk, or just vegging out is good for the soul.  With over 60 miles of coastline to explore, the Grand Strand is the perfect place to take advantage of soaking it all in.

Get a massage

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Sometimes a trip to the Spahhhh is just what the doctor ordered.  Luckily, there are plenty of places along the Grand Strand to get an amazing massage.  Some must try places include Touch MedSpa in North Myrtle Beach, the Salt Escape is pretty cool too!  Plus, they offer an actual salt cave as well.  If you’re feeling dehydrated from too much fun in the area, you should try IV therapy to re-hydrate you.

Have a drink

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Cheers to that!  There are plenty of places to unwind with a glass of wine, or your beverage of choice.  From Duplin Winery in North Myrtle Beach for wine tasting, to the Boathouse, a locals hangout that overlooks the intracoastal waterway.  Don’t forget, there are plenty of watering holes right on the beach including RipTydz, Tin Roof, Banditos, Bummz Beach Cafe, and more!

Take flight on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

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Enjoy remarkable views from the SkyWheel in Myrtle Beach.  Each gondola is climate controlled and offers the chance to see a 360 degree view of our coastline.  Both the day and night show are a must try.  At night, you’ll get to take in an LED light show and see Myrtle Beach light up at night.

Explore Waites Island on horseback 

Unless you knew it was there, you might miss out on the hidden gem in North Myrtle Beach known as Inlet Point Plantation.  You can ride horses on the beach or explore the waterway trail.  Take a look here.

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