Hard Rock Cafe (Myrtle Beach)

Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach south carolina

I had never been to a Hard Rock Café until my vacation to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach south carolina interior tables

I definitely did enjoy the interior of the restaurant.

Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach south carolina lady gaga dress

They do have a lot of memorabilia from celebrities.

. Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach south carolina Beyonce black dress

I’m not too impressed by things like that, but I’m sure a big fan of Beyoncé’s would enjoy seeing her dress.

Famous guitars hard rock Cafe Myrtle Beach south carolina

Many bands and musicians had guitars of theirs end up in their collection.

Jimi hendrix guitar hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach south carolina

I’m sure this Jimi Hendrix guitar is worth a fortune.

James brown guitar hard Rock Cafe Myrtle

Probably the same goes for the James Brown one too.

Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach south carolina social distancing teddy bears

They took COVID-19 very seriously, and they space out the tables with these super cute big teddy bears.

Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach south carolina salad and French fries

The food was very good.

Ice cream sundae hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach south carolina

And so was the dessert.

Gift shop hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach south carolina

We checked out the gift shop after eating.

Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach south carolina gift shop

I personally didn’t buy anything, but they did have some neat things.

The Grande Shores Hotel (Myrtle Beach)

Grande Shores ocean resort Myrtle Beach south carolina

During our stay at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we stayed at the Grande Shores Ocean Resort. I had never been, so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect.

Grande Shores ocean resort hotel Myrtle Beach south carolina

It’s not the fanciest place you could ever stay, but it’s definitely on prime real estate. Our room was on the third floor facing the ocean.

Grande Shores ocean resort two queen beds Myrtle Beach south carolina

The queen beds were OK, nothing to complain or brag about.

Grande Shores ocean resort hotel TV and dvd player Myrtle Beach south carolina

The television was rather basic and small. You had a DVD player and basic cable. As far as I could figure out, no access to streaming apps.

Grande Shores ocean resort hotel Coffee maker Myrtle Beach south carolina

You also had a coffee maker.

Grande Shores ocean resort hotel mini fridge Myrtle Beach south carolina

And a mini fridge, but strangely no microwave.

Grande Shores ocean resort hotel bathroom and toilet Myrtle Beach south carolina

The bathroom was rather small and basic.

Grande Shores ocean resort hotel shower Myrtle Beach south carolina

I wasn’t a big fan of the shower, the water pressure was way too weak.

Grande Shores ocean resort hotel balcony and chairs Myrtle Beach south carolina

The best thing about the room was the view and the balcony.

Man walking dog on beach Myrtle Beach south carolina

Being right on the beach is so convenient.

Grande Shores ocean resort hotel outdoor pool Myrtle Beach south carolina

Even though it was too cold, they do have a large-ish outdoor pool.

Lazy river pool Grande Shores ocean resort hotel Myrtle Beach south carolina

And a lazy river pool. I do hear they have a pool on the roof, but I didn’t get a chance to take a look at it. In January, taking a dip in this pool is a test of your sanity.

Small indoor pool Grande Shores ocean resort hotel Myrtle Beach south carolina

They do have an indoor pool that’s heated. But they are way too many people using it when we visited.

Kiddie pool Grande Shores ocean resort hotel Myrtle Beach south carolina

Little kids do have the option for a tiny pool.

Hot tub pool Grande Shores ocean resort hotel Myrtle Beach south carolina

We did get to enjoy their hot tub pool.

The Beach at Myrtle Beach

Driving to Myrtle Beach south carolina

I think I’ve been to Myrtle Beach as a kid, but we always went to Charleston for the beach for most of my life.

Waves of the ocean Myrtle Beach south carolina

It’s definitely a very popular beach on the Atlantic coast especially outside of Florida.

Buildings and beach Myrtle Beach south carolina

I do enjoy seeing the city buildings around the beach.

Sun shining down on Myrtle Beach and Atlantic Ocean south carolina

Sunday was the best weather during our time at the beach. It was still cold and windy, but the Sun was very beautiful and the sky too.

Beach towels and blankets Myrtle Beach south carolina

We spent a good time laying down on the beach and enjoying the weather as we could.

Ocean and sand near boardwalk Myrtle Beach south carolina

Then we went to another spot miles down from the hotel.

Winter at Myrtle Beach south carolina

Both parts of the beach that we saw didn’t have a lot of people.

Long sandy Beach Myrtle Beach south carolina

But the reason we went to this part of the beach.

Pier Myrtle Beach south carolina

Was to walk on the pier.

Gated pier Myrtle Beach south carolina

And it was gated off… That was very disappointing, I will admit.