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Is May a good time to visit

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Is May a good time to visit

My wife and I are thinking of visiting late May/early June. Is Charleston a far drive? Things to do , eat (regional favorites), and stay? We want to stay on the beach. Thx.

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1. Re: Is May a good time to visit

Charleston is a little less than 2 hour drive.The carriage ride thru the historic section is a good choice.We ate lunch at the Fleet House Restaurant.

Been there at that time of year and enjoyed .You can definitely lay out on the beach and perhaps go in the ocean.

Some good choices in the quieter northern part of Myrtle are:

High end- Island Vista, Dunes Village, Southwind.

Medium priced- Beach Colony,Caribbean,Ocean Reef and Long Bay.

There is also Forest Dunes,while across the street from the ocean there is only sand ,dunes,cabanas and gazebos on the ocean side of the street.Very easy to cross.

Sea Captains House,Villa Romana,Hamburger Joes,Nibels,Ciao and Chestnut Hill are some locals favorites to eat at.

A 35 minute ride will get you to Murrells Inlet and many good seafood restaurants.

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May and Sept are our favorite times to go. End of May is fine as long as you do not mind the noise and traffic of the Atlantic Beach Bike Rally which really covers most all of MB that weekend.

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I would advise going the first of June, after Memorial Day has passed. We have been down there once when the "Bike Thing" was going on.....Never again.

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When is the Black Bike Week?

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It is not a week just Memorial Day Weekend

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Harley Davidson will cover May 11- 20 and Black Bike Rally is approx May 25- 29.

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We've been twice in late May/early June, and are going again this year for a week, including Memorial Day weekend. The first time we went over Memorial Day weekend, we had no idea it was it was Bike Week. It was fine. We stayed on the beach, within walking distance of everywhere we wanted to go - so traffic wasn't an issue for us. Our 3 kids loved the special events, especially the parade and free Disney/Nick concerts and celebrity meet-n-greets. There were a couple times our kids got more of a view than we would have liked, but that was near the main road/sidewalk. On the boardwalk and beach, it was very family-friendly. Of course, if you're travelling without kids and looking for a quiet trip, or plan to do very much driving, perhaps Memorial Day weekend should be avoided.

As for accomodations, we LOVE Oceans One Resort. It's a newer condo property, located just off the 2nd Ave Pier end of the boardwalk. It has easy access to the boardwalk and all the fun and events there; but being just off the end of the boardwalk (and not directly on it) makes it great for escaping all the fun for some quiet time in their mineral pools or on the beach. We've already made our reservations for this year. We also stayed at Sea Mist several years ago, which had its good and bad points (see the many reviews), but we simply prefer Oceans One for the modern & clean condos, mineral pools, and location.

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You better look at prices if you haven't already. The prices jump about 30% the second week of May and then are double or more by June. Also some buildings have multiple owners and multiple realtors; be sure to price compare because they are not all the same even within the same building. I booked a place through the second week of May called Atlantis Villas through Century 21, but the same building with the same style rooms was $700 more on the Elliott Reality site for some reason...

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