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What to Pack for Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

What to Pack for Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

So you have already booked a Myrtle Beach vacation rental property but still scratching your head about what to pack? How many beach wears and how many evening dresses? If you have a (very) long list of essentials that you are finding difficult to fit in an average suitcase, we think some packing help is in order. We want you to have the most fun, stress vacation Myrtle Beach vacation without regretting to bring your sunscreen or an extra pair of flip flops.

So here’s a list of items that you need to pack for amazing Myrtle Beach vacation you have been looking forward to.


What’s a beach vacation without swimsuits! Pack at least 3 swimsuits, but the number depends on the duration of your visit and how often you plan to hit the tides. Tunics and t-shirts can be used as cover ups at the beach and for outings in the evening. Evening/formal dresses for fine dining, causal tops and jeans for shopping and fun day out and gym wear should be packed. If you are spending winter in Myrtle Beach, pack a sweater, fleece or shawl, depending on how low the temperature is going to drop. A pair of reliable walking shoes and wedges and athletic footwear is must. Add a pop of color to your evening attire with some nice jewelry or clutch.

Beach Essentials

DO NOT forget to pack sunscreen for the whole family – it’s you guard against a nasty sunburn. Sunglasses, lip balm and flip flops are a must, and maybe a hat for the chic look. For the kids, get toys, sand buckets, swimming diapers and inflatable floats. You might want to carry beach towels and umbrellas.


Travel size toiletries should include, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, razors and shaving gel. Makeup remover, baby wipes, sanitizers, stain remover and tissues are also very useful items.

All Myrtle Beach vacation rentals have the washer/dryer among other useful amenities. Just pack a laundry detergent so you don’t have to worry about taking back dirty laundry.

Paper Products

Every Myrtle Beach vacation rental home or condo includes culinary items but you might want to carry extra paper products for quick clean ups and beach picnics.


If you are running out of any medication that you take regularly, buy extra stock for the vacation. If you, kids or pets suffer from motion sickness, ask your doctor about a prescription for the condition beforehand. A pain reliever in your purse is always a good idea. If it’s that time of the year, do carry tampons.

Other Essentials

-          A camera to capture all those fun beach moments

-          First aid kit

-          Indoor games/movies

-          Snacks for the road/plane trip

But the most important thing you should bring to your Myrtle Beach vacation is bucket loads of enthusiasm and energy. There is such so much to do at Myrtle Beach; you won’t be able to get enough of it. And after a day packed with fun and adventure, you can always come back to one of the home-like, comfortable and luxurious Myrtle Beach vacation rental properties!

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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