Do you have the travel bug? Before you pack your bags and head to North Myrtle Beach, you first need to figure out what to bring! First-time visitors to the region often ask us for tips on what to bring. Our first suggestion is (of course) your sense of fun and adventure! Beyond that, you don’t need to stress too much about what to bring. North Myrtle Beach has plenty of shops around town that carry everything that you may want on vacation. If you’re hoping to come prepared, though, keep reading to find what we suggest you include in your North Myrtle Beach packing list!
Don’t Forget These Items From Your North Myrtle Beach Packing List
Make Traveling With Kids Easier
It doesn’t matter if you’re traveling for fifteen minutes or hours. Driving or flying with bored kids can make the trip seem like an eternity! We advise our guests to plan ahead. Pack a couple of books for the kids, as well as some puzzle books to keep the little ones busy. Whether you’re flying or driving, we suggest including a small travel pillow and blanket as well. For older kids, bring a journal and pens so that they can record their favorite memories of the trip. Of course, be sure to bring any electronics and charging cords in easy reach.
Be Prepared for Fun Under the Sun
The sun under North Myrtle Beach is hot and bright. It’s great when you want to spend a day on the beach, but sunburn can creep up on guests who aren’t used to the climate. Don’t forget to bring big floppy hats, sunglasses, and plenty of sunscreen. Look for phrases like “broad spectrum” on the label, to make sure that they protect against UVA and UVB rays. Apply sunscreen liberally (the average person needs about a shot-glass-size amount to cover their whole body). Don’t forget about the ears and feet — there’s nothing worse than realizing that you’ve forgotten to cover these sensitive areas! Just in case, bring a bottle of pure aloe vera gel as well. Read the ingredients to make sure that you’re getting just aloe vera gel, as opposed to an alcohol-infused mixed.
Have a Backup Plan
Even the gorgeous beaches of The Grand Strand can deal with bad weather! A little rain doesn’t have to mean a ruined vacation, though. Bring some fun board games to play with the whole family! If you’re planning on making sandcastles, we suggest packing some construction paper, popsicle sticks, and glue to make some fun accessories for your towers. Just be sure to take everything back with you after you’ve finished building!
Book Your Getaway With Seaside Vacations
Now that you’ve figured out what to add to your North Myrtle Beach packing list, it’s time to enjoy the vacation of a lifetime! Book your home with Seaside Vacations today to enjoy a fun getaway with the whole family. Our homes and condos are the best in The Grand Strand, with properties that fit any budget or traveling party. Whether you’re looking for an oceanfront condo or pet-friendly home, you’ll find what you need with ease!
Browse all of our vacation rentals and book today. We look forward to having you.