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18 May
Road Food Gone Wrong: An Almost Perfect Day in Awendaw, South Carolina

Road Food Gone Wrong: An Almost Perfect Day in Awendaw, South Carolina

Our last day in the Myrtle Beach area was perfectly planned. In fact, it was shaping up to be the quintessential RV Family Travel Atlas kind of day, including our favorite types of activities paired with the promise of amazing, local food. We have a bit of a formula for travel. We start with the great outdoors because our family is always a heck of a lot happier when we have a little room to roam. Then we look for an activity that is truly engaging and interesting to both kids and adults. Finally, we shamelessly beg the locals to recommend... Read More
26 Apr
Choose Your Own Outdoor Adventure in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Choose Your Own Outdoor Adventure in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Be honest…outdoor adventure in Myrtle Beach sounds like a bit of an oxymoron, right? Most people think of “The Strip” when picturing Myrtle Beach and imagine a boardwalk lined with hotels, rides, and arcade games. But the real reason we decide to go back to Myrtle Beach year after year? Stunning natural beauty. Surprised? We were, too. We never expected to find gorgeous State Parks, botanical gardens, and wild swamps just a short drive away from all the bustling boardwalk attractions. So when your family visits this great... Read More
20 Apr
Wild and Crazy Boardwalk Fun, Minutes from the Myrtle Beach KOA

Wild and Crazy Boardwalk Fun, Minutes from the Myrtle Beach KOA

The word camping usual brings to mind quiet, natural settings far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But sometimes our family wants to be right in the middle of the action when we travel in our RV. As we mentioned in our campground review, the best thing about the Myrtle Beach KOA is that you don’t have to choose. This campground is a wooded retreat just steps away from all the excitement of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. There are enough miniature golf courses, amusement parks, and fun houses in Myrtle Beach to keep your... Read More
13 Apr
Is Summer Calling Your Name? 8 Great Reasons to Camp at the Myrtle Beach KOA

Is Summer Calling Your Name? 8 Great Reasons to Camp at the Myrtle Beach KOA

Are you looking for a beach getaway this summer?  Or would you prefer a wooded retreat where you can relax while the kids run free?  Why not have both at the Myrtle Beach KOA? It took our family awhile to find this magical spot, but now that we have we will go back again and again.  We just returned from our second straight spring break at this unique camping destination and are already talking about heading back in July.  We suspect if you take your next family vacation here, it might be the beginning of a family tradition.  Here are eight... Read More
07 Apr
6 Amazing Family Activities at Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina

6 Amazing Family Activities at Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina

Brookgreen Gardens, located in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, is just 30 minutes south of Myrtle Beach. It is a fascinating and unusual combination of a botanical garden, history museum, zoo, and nature center. There are so many different activities to enjoy while visiting, but it would be virtually impossible to see and do it all. Last year we wrote a philosophical post after visiting Brookgreen, focusing on how the garden hits the sweet spot of family travel and pleases both the young and old. This year we are getting a bit more practical.... Read More
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