How to Plan a Stress-Free Family Holiday on the Grand Strand

How would you like to go on a vacation this holiday season? Trade in the snowy, cold weather for days spent strolling along the golden sand of the Grand Strand! The North Myrtle Beach area is a great spot for a family holiday on the Grand Strand! Our area boasts exciting holiday-themed activities, shopping opportunities, catering options, and cozy rentals for the whole family. Read on for more information on how to plan your family holiday in the North Myrtle Beach area! 


Top 4 Things to Do During Your Family Holiday on the Grand Strand 

Coastal Living Magazine named North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina one of America’s Top 10 Best Beach Towns for Christmas. Read on to discover what makes our area a great place to spend the holiday season! 

1. View Holiday Light Displays 

Watch as twinkling light displays dance in perfect harmony at holiday light shows along the Grand Strand! Visit Brookgreen Gardens in Pawleys Island for the Night of  a Thousand Candles walkthrough or enjoy lights from the comfort of your vehicle at the Great Christmas Light Show at North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. Both Christmas events on the Grand Strand are sure to get you in the holiday spirit!  

2. Shop at Broadway on the Beach 

Need to shop for some last-minute holiday gifts? Don’t deal with wrapping, packing, and transporting your gifts. Our area is home to many shopping centers and boutique stores that are filled with Carolina-made treasures. We recommend Broadway at the Beach to complete your holiday shopping list! 

3. Cater Your Holiday Dinner 

What flavors remind you of the holidays? From hot spiced cider to ham, the holidays just wouldn’t be the same without some dishes! No matter what your holiday favorites are, you can prepare them yourself in your rentals well-equipped kitchen. Of course, while it’s convenient to have a fully stocked kitchen in your rental property, preparing a holiday feast is always stressful, even at home.  

Enjoy your vacation and let someone else handle the cooking this year! In partnership with Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, Philomena’s Catering services all our guests private holiday events. Imagine that. A delicious meal prepared by a professional chef with all your holiday favorites — and you don’t have to lift a finger. 

4. Book a North Myrtle Beach Rental Home the Whole Family Will Love  

Vacations can be stressful when everyone is crammed into a tight space. Holidays are about being together, but there is such a thing as too close for comfort! Instead of staying in a crowded hotel, book a rental property with plenty of room for the whole family. Most rental properties can comfortably sleep six or more guests and have multiple bathrooms. Our rentals also boast well-equipped kitchens, so you can cook your own holiday feast if you wish. Even better, Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach offers amazing deals in the off-season. It’s our gift to you!

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Browse a full inventory of our North Myrtle Beach rentals to start planning your family holiday on the Grand Strand!