Visiting Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Visiting Myrtle Beach, South Carolina


Myrtle Beach is known for its sparkling waters and soft sandy beaches. Guests can enjoy the Grand Strand, a large stretch of amazing shoreline on the Atlantic. The Grand Strand was voted the number one beach in the USA and number six in the world by a recent poll of travelers. The beach offers a number recreational activities to enjoy from sunbathing and relaxing to taking to the waters to enjoy surfer and boating.


For some adventurous fun, visit the many amusement parks and attractions located in Myrtle Beach, perfect for families with children. The SkyWheel, a 200 foot high Ferris Wheel, is said to be the largest in the world and is a must see. There a various zoos, an aquarium that has a dozen species of sharks, science and curiosity exhibits, and museums for everyone to enjoy. There are also amusement parks located in Surfside Beach and Garden City, both very near Myrtle Beach. For some art and nature exposure, guests can visit Brookgreen Gardens. A 9,000 acre park that is home to one of the largest collections of sculptures by American artists in the world. You can walk through the perfectly manicured lawns while taking in the art, pool, and beautiful natural environment. You will never find a shortage of attractions and fun during your vacation in Myrtle Beach.


Myrtle Beach is equipped to entertain those who love golf, beginners and advanced players alike. Golf is often called the “national” pastime of the Grand Strand, complete with well over 100 golf courses to choose from. Guests have said that you can play a different course every day of the year, maybe an exaggeration but you certainly can play 36 hols a day for a week without seeing the same course. Golfers can enjoy the course diversity and the beautiful scenery while playing.


Myrtle Beach is home to a multitude of restaurants that are sure to satisfy all kinds of palates and budgets. It seems that almost every kind of cuisine imaginable is represented here, however seafood is the staple food.

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