5 Reasons to Visit Myrtle Beach in March
Ah, yes, March; the time of year when the short Myrtle Beach winter slowly disappears and the area starts to see warmer temperatures and more people out on the beach. While Spring doesn’t officially begin until March 21, the whole month tends to be filled with longer days, warmer temperatures, and lots of fun things to do.
Thinking about visiting Myrtle Beach in March? Don’t even think twice! March is an awesome time to vacation along the Grand Strand, and here’s 5 great reasons to prove it:
While you can golf pretty much any time during the year in Myrtle Beach, the most popular time for golf is spring golf season, which begins in March. Every March, golfers flock to the Grand Strand to take advantage of the large selection of golf courses in the area, as well as the mild weather. Because this is a popular month for golf, many hotels and businesses will go out of their way to cater to golfer’s needs.
In addition to the beginning of spring golf season and Spring Break, March presents many other great events to the Myrtle Beach area. When visiting during March, not only can you take advantage of all of the normal attractions in Myrtle Beach, but you can also check out the cool events going on. Here is a list of just some of the events going on in March:
- Myrtle Beach Marathon
- North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
- Canadian-American Days Festival
- Run to the Sun Car Show
- and more!
Of course, what better way to celebrate warm March weather than with a Spring Break trip with your friends or family? Myrtle Beach is a great Spring Break destination, offering gorgeous public beaches, attractions, theater shows, nightlife, top-notch dining, shopping, accommodations, and much more! March is also the time of year that many attractions and restaurants re-open for the season, providing even more places for Spring Breakers to visit.
Though the weather warms up in March and more and more people come to visit, this month actually has the best hotel deals compared to any other warm month. With an average occupancy rate of 48%, and with an average daily room rate of $76.20, you have a great chance of getting the room you want at a reasonable price. You also don’t have to fight the huge summer crowds in the lobby or by the pool!
After a short lived, yet slightly chilly winter in Myrtle Beach, March welcomes warmer temperatures and longer, sunny days. The average air temperature for this time of year is 68°, which is great for outdoor activities such as shopping, golfing, hanging out on the beach, hiking, running, strolling, fishing, and much more.