Keith Pierce
Keith is a Public Relations Strategist for Visit Myrtle Beach.

Recent Posts By Keith Pierce

Best Places to Welcome Spring

Flowers are peeking through the dirt, trees are preparing to bud and the sun is shining just a bit more. The first day of spring must be close!   I’ve always loved the new beginnings that spring brings, which is also why it’s one of my favorite times of the year to get away and reconnect with my loved ones, […]

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Why Your Significant Other Really Wants to Travel this Valentine’s Day

Study after study tells us people are happier when they spend money on experiences rather than things, on living rather than having. One report in particular from Mintel found that in the coming five years, total spending in the U.S. will grow by nearly 22 percent with the greatest gains to be found in non-essentials like vacations and dining out. […]

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Top 10 Must-Do in Travel of 2016

It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close, and with it will be a barrage of lists that celebrate the best and the worst of the past year. For me, though, I always like to look forward, so this list will focus on the best of what’s to come. Here is my list of the top 10 […]

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

One of the things I’ve always liked best about the south is the mild temperatures we enjoy year round. Perhaps no other time is this more enjoyable than in the holiday season, when festive activities and special events can be enjoyed both outdoors and in. So if, like me, you’re dreaming of a white sand Christmas instead of the traditional snow, […]

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The Best Dish You’ve Never Had: Chicken Bog

More than 35,000 people turn out each year to honor a dish few outside of Horry County – home to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – have ever heard of. It’s called Chicken Bog and its origins date back hundreds of years. Easy to make, hearty enough to stand alone and able to feed a large crowd, it’s no wonder chicken […]

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The Best of Carolina Coastal Cuisine: Myrtle Beach

It’s the ocean that beckons visitors to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It’s the main event and always will be. But a newer sideshow that’s really gaining attention is the area’s impressive and burgeoning culinary scene. With renowned chefs, locally sourced ingredients, and critically acclaimed restaurants offering a fresh perspective on Southern favorites, the Myrtle Beach area is quickly becoming a […]

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Fall is the New Summer

Research from the U.S. Travel Association found 90 percent of Americans say paid time off helps them relax and 85 percent say it makes them happier, yet more than 40 percent did not use all their paid time off in 2014. According to Skift, southerners used the fewest vacation days of all. Thankfully there’s still time to get away in […]

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5 Must-See Spots the Crowds Skip in Myrtle Beach

Vacation hot spot Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, welcomes more than 17 million visitors annually to its 60 miles of gorgeous coastline. July is the peak month for these visitors, and yet even now there are wonderful gems to be found where crowds are thin but entertainment is not. Here are some of my favorites: Myrtle Beach Art Museum Home to […]

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Vacation Like a Local in Myrtle Beach

Summer is the perfect time to visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina’s stunning 60 miles of coastline, known as the Grand Strand. Looking for a little insider knowledge for your trip? From hidden gem attractions to the best spots to sample local fare, check out these recommendations – approved by locals, of course – for maximizing your Myrtle Beach getaway. Witness […]

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Start Your Summer in Myrtle Beach: Can’t Miss Events

Sunshine, sunglasses and sunscreen are always must-have summer accessories. This year, consider grabbing those sunglasses and soaking up the sun in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The destination offers visitors of all ages a chance to explore the Lowcountry and take in the sights and sounds of the 60 miles of coastline known as the Grand Strand. If you’re still […]

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