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4th of July in Myrtle Beach06/26/2013
Spending the 4th of July in Myrtle Beach means a weekend full of family, fun, and fireworks. If you are staying at Beach Colony, you will be in a prime location close to tons of 4th of July action. Whether you are looking to bum it at the beach all day, splurge on an all American meal, or catch the best fireworks in town, Myrtle Beach has you covered.
What could be better than starting out the 4th than spending some time in the sun? Beach Colony offers guests direct beach access, making slipping your toes into the sand almost effortless. Catching up on your favorite book or tackling some waves while you work on your tan is a great way to start out the holiday. If you get tired of the sand, just head up to one of the sparkling pool amenities and enjoy a salt free dip.
Another great way to celebrate the 4th is gathering friends and family for a cook out! Avoid crowds at restaurants and save a little money by hosting a cook out at your condo. All of the Beach Cove acommodations feature a fully equipped kitchen stocked with everything you could need, making whipping up dinner for a crowd a breeze. Most of the accommodations also include a walk out balcony, making it easy to enjoy an Atlantic sunset.
If letting others do the work is more your speed, Myrtle Beach is home to a plethora of fantastic dining options. Burger aficionados will appreciate the variety at River City Café, often considered the best burger place on the Grand Strand. Other famous area burger joints include Hamburger Joe’s, Five Guys, and Burky’s. If you seek fall off the bone tender BBQ, head to Big Kt’s BBQ or Little Pigs BBQ. Another favorite and a newcomer to the area is Smokin’ Hot BBQ in Barefoot Landing. And, of course, what could be more American than a big, juicy steak? For the best area steaks, head to New York Prime, 21 Main, or Thoroughbreads.
Of course, it wouldn’t be the 4th without fireworks! Check out the area’s fireworks schedule:
North Myrtle Beach
Barefoot Landing – 10:15 pm over the lake
Cherry Grove Pier – 9:00 pm over the ocean
July 3rd - Myrtle Beach Boardwalk – Free Concert 8-10 & Fireworks Show 10pm
July 3rd – Myrtle Beach Pelican’s – Free Post-Game Fireworks Show
July 4th – Broadway at The Beach – 10pm
July 4th – Surfside Drive – Live Music 6-10 & Fireworks 10pm
July 4th – Murrells Inlet – Boat Parade 5pm & Fireworks 10pm
July 4th – Parade – 10am
There are so many great ways to enjoy time with friends and family during your Myrtle Beach vacation. Beach Colony’s convenient location means that you are close to all of the action! We hope everyone has a safe and happy 4th!