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The Grand Strand is lined with hotels, motels, condominiums, and cottages, and you’ll rarely have trouble finding a room. The highest rates are charged June 15 to Labor Day. Myrtle Beach is becoming more of a year-round destination, however, and you can find great off-season discounts in the winter. Golfers, in particular, take advantage of these low-cost rooms in the off season. The hotels and inns below are recommendations from a very long list.

Camping

You'll find plenty of campsites along the Grand Strand, many on the oceanfront and rates drop considerably after Labor Day. Most welcome families, and many don’t allow any single person younger than 25. Set directly on the ocean, about halfway between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, 430 sites are available at Apache Family Campground, 9700 Kings Rd. (tel. 800/553-1749 or 843/449-7323; www.apachefamilycampground.com). Amenities include a swimming pool and recreation pavilion, water, electricity, shade shelters, modern bathhouses with hot water, sewer hookups, laundry, trading post, playground, public telephones, and ice. Reserve here year-round, except for the week of July 4th. Rates are $32 to $64, depending on the season.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.