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explore Need a Little Christmas? Myrtle Beach decks the halls in full, festive holiday splendor. ★ 44 DECEMBER 2014 family-focused event includes games, letters to Santa, and so much more. It concludes with the official tree-lighting ceremony for the city of Myrtle Beach. Each weekend in December, take in the sights and sounds of the season at Brookgreen Gardens' annual Nights of a Thousand Candles. Strings of lights and more than 5,000 hand-lit candles illuminate the garden's many pathways, sculptures, and trees. Carolers and the sound of ringing handbells add to the festive atmosphere, made even warmer by the offering of hot cider and cocoa. Ripley's Aquarium celebrates the holidays - and the diversity of the 50 states - with its Festival of Trees display. Lit, themed trees (one for each state) are decorated and placed throughout the aquarium, casting a glow on fish, shark, and stingray tanks. The sounds of the season will come to life when the Long Bay Symphony Chamber Orchestra, featuring the Carolina Master Chorale, vocalists, and dancers, presents Musical Classics for the Holiday Season. The concert will include works from Bach, Handel, Tchaikovsky, and more. PHOTOS (CLOCKWISE FROM BOTTOM LEFT) COURTESY OF CAROLINA OPRY (3), ROB MILLS/VISITMYRTLEBEACH.COM, AND BROOKGREEN GARDENS Families and vacationers flock to Myrtle Beach year-round for fun, sun, and some of the best entertainment in the Southeast. But it's during the holidays that the Grand Strand really shines. The famous attractions that draw visitors go all out and deck the halls, proving that you don't need snow to enjoy a festive holiday experience. Now through early January, Myrtle Beach gets into the spirit of the season with lively entertainment, one-of-a-kind shopping, and of course, lots of lights. The city of Myrtle Beach kicks off the holidays with several traditional family-friendly events with local flavor. The annual Holiday Parade at Broadway at the Beach (December 6) includes classic cars, high-school marching bands, beauty queens, and a visit from Santa Claus. broadwayatthe The 11th Annual Christmas Towne returns on December 14 to get revelers in the holiday spirit. This free,

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - December 2014

Table of Contents
Perspective: CEO Letter
From the Editor
Making It Happen
Style Spotlight: Gifts
Connections: Everybody's Business
Great Escapes: La Quinta Resort & Club
Great Escapes: Lone Star Court
Great Escapes: 21C Museum Hotel
Great Escapes: Nada's Italy Tours
Adventure: Volcanoes and Lattes
Gear Up: Stocking Stuffers
Gear Up: Weather Glass
Diversions: Cabarrus County, NC
Diversions: Christmas in Myrtle Beach, SC
Diversions: Artichokes
Getaway: Harbor View Inn
Getaway: Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Getaway: Sonoma County Wine Country
Great Tastes: Sol Mexican Cocina
Charlotte USA: Workplaces of Tomorrow
The Arts: ArtistWorks
The Arts: Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
The Arts: National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wine & Dine: San Antonio, TX
Wine & Dine: U.S. Olive Oils
Travel Feature: An Insider's Guide to Tokyo
Special Section: Hilton Head, SC
University Spotlight: Christopher Newport University
To Your Health: ALS
Special Section: San Francisco + Sonoma Wine Country
Down To Business: Sport Clips
Gatherings: Grandover Resort and Conference Center
Best of Health: Miami Beach Foot Surgery
Special Section: Visit Florida
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Audio Entertainment
Video Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
oneworld alliance
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Giving: Miles for Good
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - December 2014