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I'm Patricia Blackstock and my husband is Wally Snider We're locals who have been living in Myrtle Beach for 20 years, and even after all this time, we still love our beach. Through this Myrtle Beach planning guide I hope you will find everything you need for your next Myrtle Beach Vacation. Please contat me with your questions!

FunBeaches is a one-woman operation. It has been online since 2000 (and it didn't look much better in 2002.) In spite of its various formats and transformations - and all the mistaks I've made throughout the years. I hope you find what you're looking for. If not, talk to me! Feel free to call, text or message me.

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And if you did not already know, there is much to see outside the Myrtle Beach city limits! Be sure to visit Murrells Inlet and take a walk on the Marshwalk! You'll find excellent restaurants, live entertainment, seasonal events and beautiful scenery. Don't forget your camera or smart phone because you WILL want photos! Plus, it's free to walk!

Another gem not to be missed is Pawleys Island, located just 10 miles south of Murrells Inlet. Check the link. There is always something happening in the garden-like atmosphere. Spend a couple hours at the Hammock Shops. Have lunch there and shop for those "must have" items in the unique stores. Cross the bridge to the island and enjoy sight seeing.

Pavilion - Last Dance 2006 |Our vacations (photos and reviews) As we travel Roads Less Traveled | The People of Myrtle Beach| Vintage Post Cards and photos | Carousel Horses, 2003 and Herschell-Spillman Carousel | Hurricane Charlie 2004 | Sun Fun 2004| Pavilion Final Season |Pedro's South of the Border | World's Tallest Sandcastle June 2006 |Beach Renourishment 2007 | Globes (orbs) from the old Pavilion

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All content on this FunBeaches web page is written by me, Patricia Blackstock. The mistakes are all mine. Please contact me if you find any. Thank you.

FunBeaches thanks CondoLux Myrtle Beach for this endorsement ! "A Myrtle Beach guide: one of the largest and most thorough directories to EVERYTHING Myrtle Beach that we could find. Wikipedia can't hold a flame to this site. The site owner actively updates it with new information as well. You can get lost in here, finding different web sites that you did not know existed! It contains information from the State Parks to live entertainment. There is even an article on how to find the best seashells. Don't forget to check the Message Board."


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Ownership Information - ©FunBeaches is owned, maintained and optimized by me, Patricia Blackstock. About Me. Send me an e-mail: Patricia Blackstock or give me a call at 843-215-7338.I am always happy to hear from our visitors and I'll do my best to help you! Please note: I am a local photographer living in Myrtle Beach....and I am a one-woman operation. I am not affiliated with any local business, travel agency, Chamber of Commerce, hospitality group, etc. The phone number is my personal number - not a business. If I don't answer when you call, please leave a message. I promise I will call you back. I get way too many robo calls, so if you're not in my contact list, your call goes to voicemail.

From Sylvia in Mich. (July 20, 2019) Hello, Patricia. I follow you on Facebook and often use your pages for obtaining information about my favorite beach. Thanks for all you do, especially for the beautiful photos you post. People are often quick to complain, but they don't say thank you very much. So thanks for being there and for all of us who love Myrtle Beach.

From G. Oswald in Toledo, Ohio: January 1, 2019 - I found your website when my family was researching vacations in Myrtle Beach. We've been looking for something different than we were finding in the popular Myrtle Beach searches. They covered Myrtle Beach ONLY! Your information was great! There is LIFE outside Myrtle Beach city limits and you know where to go and how to get there. Thanks to your message board and other links on your website, we are planning a GREAT ADVENTURE in 2019: North Myrtle Beach, Garden City Beach, Murrells Inlet and Pawleyd Island. Maybe we'll take a trip to the islands surrounding Charleston! Happy New Year to you and yours!

From Jennifer S. in Ohio (12/6/17) You really have the best Myrtle Beach guide in Myrtle Beach. Thank you for all you do. We also love your Facebook photos which helps us stay connected with our favorite beach.

From M.D.O.  in Burlington, NC 11/19/15 "Desr Patricia, I'm the guy who called you lat week from our hotel room. We were just laying around wondering what we should do. On a whim I called your websight. You asked about the family, the youngeter's ages and what they enjoy.You were so friendly and helpful. I had to write and say thank you. We could tell you know everything about Myrtle Beach and took time to be sure the suggestions were something we would really enjoy doing. We took our boys to play mini golf and to that UpsidDown building. The women loved Broadway and Barefoot. But what stands out most is the drive south from Myrtle Beach to Pawley Island. It was amazing! We had researched Myrtle Beach, but we didn't know these little towns existed. Delightful! Thank you.

From  4/14/16 Sally M. in Trenton, NJ : You answered when I called! Thank you so much for taking the time to answer my questions and for your suggestions about best local things to do in Myrtle Beaach. It was like having a friend in the city where we want to vacation.

From  12/10/16 LynnLee in Baltimore, MD : Thank you for taking my call. As I mentioned, we have a special needs child and wanted information on family things to do. I would never have known about Savannah's Park if you had not told me. What a wonderful adsdion to Myrtle Beach. Wish you could have seen her smile and giggle! It would just break your heart. We also loved your tips on finding seashells. We did as you suggested and went to one of those "beach" stores (Eagle, I think) and bought a bag of shells that we scattered around our motel. The: shell hunt" was successful (even the real shells my husband and I found at the oceqan edge. I never knew you could just call a local. We will be back! God Bless You!

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