Myrtle Beach

by , SmarterTravel Staff
With pleasant temperatures and big savings on lodging, Myrtle Beach makes an excellent off-peak destination. Our research turned up hotel rates up to $135 less per night than during the high season. (Photo: Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce)
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Just in time for spring travel, low-cost carrier Spirit has kicked off nonstop service between Chicago and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Chicago not your home town? No matter. Myrtle Beach is also offering spring packages and deals at area resorts and rentals. For instance, one-bedroom suites start at $48 per night with the Spring Fever promotion at the Forest Dunes Resort, and spring packages at the Long Bay Resort offer 30 percent discounts and daily breakfast. There are dozens of other specials to choose from.

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