Myrtle Beach
Local Guide to
Best of the Beach!
by Patricia Blackstock
Guide to fun!
Plan your next vacation!

Now is the time to plan your
your best ever ever get away - family and friends
with my Myrtle Beach local guide!

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 contact me with your questions!

FunBeaches is a one-woman operation and 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 mistakes I've made throughout the years! I hope you find what you're looking for. If not, talk to me. Feel free to, e-mail or call me 843-215-7338

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And if you don't already know, there is much to see and do and do outside the Myrtle Beach city limits! Be sure to visit Murrells Inlet and 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 a few 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 for unique stores. Cross the bridge to the island and start enjoying the scenery.

Pavilion - Last Dance 2006 |Our vacations (photos and reviews)| 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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New to Myrtle Beach? Here's help getting around | The Drifters at home in Myrtle Beach| All our Vacations |The day the music died (Pavilion 2006 | Old Myrtle Beach Postcards | Georgetown Fire, 2013 | SkyWheel opened May, 2011 | Boone Plantation Mt. Pleasant | Conway Riverwalk and more | People of Myrtle Beach | Driving and Bicycle Tips | Vintage Post Cards | Carousel Horses, 2003 and Herschell-Spillman Carousel | Hurricane Charlie 2004 | Sun Fun 2004| Pavilion Final Season (more photos) |Pedro's South of the Border | World's Tallest Sandcastle June, 2006 | Beach Renourishment 2007 | Globes (orbs) from the old Pavilion  Telephone booths (how long will they be around?)
Best of the Beach

All content on the FunBeaches website 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. You can get lost in there finding different web sites that you did not know existed! It contains information from live entertainment to Stare Parks. 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.com is owned 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! 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 groups, etc. The phone number is my personal iPhone number - not a business. If I don't answer when you call, please leave a message. I get way too many robo calls, so if you are 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 funbeaches.com 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 site when the family was researching vacations in Myrtle Beach. We've been looking for something different than we were finding in the popular myrtle Beach links. They covered Myrtle Beach ONLY! Your information was GREAT! So 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 the other links on your website, we are planning a GREAT ADVENTURE in 2019: North Myrtle Beach, Garden City Beach, Murrells Inlet and Pawleys 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 help us feel connected to our favorite beach.

From M.D.O.  in Burlington, NC 11/19/15 "Dear 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 the Myrtle Beach area, and took the 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 Pawleys Island. It was amazing! We had researched Myrtle Beach, but we didn't know these little towns existed. 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 fir your suggestiong about the best local things we should not miss. 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 mentooned, we hava special needs child 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 addition 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 seachells. 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 ocean edge. I never knew I could pick up my phone and call a local! We will be back. God Bless You!

Got questions? Give me a call at 843-215-7338 or patricia@funbeaches.com
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