Myrtle Beach 2019

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September 8-12, 2019
Myrtle Beach SC

As a child, I couldn’t wait to go to the beach every summer. Growing up, Myrtle Beach had it all-Beaches, Amusement Parks, Water Parks, Nite Life, Shows, Food, and more. And nearly every year growing up we spent a week there.

I don’t visit Myrtle Beach as often. They tore out one of my favorite amusement parks, the Myrtle Beach Pavilion, leaving an empty plot of land there for nearly 15 years at this point. Then there was a large theme park built, Hard Rock Park. I didn’t get to visit until it’s second and final year, after it had made the switch to Freestyle Music Park, with much of the original theme already removed.

But I had a week off, and my original plans were put on hold due to work obligations, so I decided to travel to the beach. I didn’t plan on doing much. The only amusement park left, the Family Kingdom, would be closed during my visit, and since a hurricane had just came through, this made planning difficult. However, a couple of days after the storm passed I made reservations at the Crown Reef Waterpark & Resort for a few days. The entire city was dead for the first 3 days due to so many cancelling out due to the storm. That was actually nice.

I didn’t do a lot. I lounged on the beach and by the pools, spent time in the lazy river, and even went on one of the hotel’s water slides. I ate and relaxed for 5 days and it was nice. So instead of a proper trip report that would mainly consist of me talking about lounging by the pools sipping bourbon, I’ve just included some photos and videos of my trip. Enjoy.

Myrtle Beach 2019

Myrtle Beach 2019

Myrtle Beach 2019

Myrtle Beach 2019