Have you ever visited Myrtle Beach in South Carolina? If you haven’t, take note since it is the perfect destination for your next getaway. Its proximity to the Atlantic coast includes it in the hub of the Grand Strand, a 60-mile long string of beaches.
Not only will you love the white sandy beaches and warmer weather, but it’s the people, lively atmosphere, amazing panorama and variety of activities to do that will keep you coming back for more. What is so fascinating about Myrtle Beach? Basically, it has something to offer for everyone.
Starting with its many restaurants that are perfect for foodies. Then there are the celebrity-designed golf courses, beachfront boardwalk (with traditional games, rides and arcades) and plenty of shopping for fashionistas, or just to purchase souvenirs. And the best part is how very friendly everyone is….unlike when visiting other major cities, here there’s always service with a smile.
One of the highlights of Myrtle Beach is their famous SkyWheel, one of the country’s tallest Ferris wheels, located in downtown Myrtle Beach along the Boardwalk. Hint: If you want to get a great view of the City of Myrtle Beach and the Atlantic Ocean, you’ll love riding the Myrtle Beach Skywheel.
For families, experience the old-fashioned Family Kingdom Amusement Park, The Myrtle Waves Water Park and the Myrtle Beach State Park that consists of a beach surrounded by a maritime forest, with campsites, cabins, swimming and saltwater fishing.
A visit is not complete without a trip to Broadway at the Beach, which is a premier shopping destination. The variety of stores fulfill all sorts of shopping desires, including yummy ice cream & candy shops, restaurants, mini golf, Amusement rides, splash pad, carnival cutouts, dragon shows, feeding the fish along the way, and fireworks. For those of us who love the night life, there are lots of late-night spots (like the Dueling Piano Bar) for burning the midnight oil. For foodies, stop and get a true taste of southern BBQ at Sweet Carolinas (Best brisket sandwich). You won’t regret it!
Gentlemen, you are not forgotten. Like cars? Both automobile enthusiasts and casual fans enjoy cars showcased at Wheels of Yesteryear, available from the private collection of long-time car enthusiast Paul Cummings and his wife Carol. The complete collection consists of over 100 American-made cars and trucks. This amazing collection has been over 45 years in the making. Visit and appreciate the true beauty of craftsmanship at its best.
Obviously, there are many varieties of fun times to be had at Myrtle Beach! It is a true gem destination – the complete package. Definitely worth a visit. Go and discover it for yourself!
Are you ready for your next adventure at Myrtle Beach? Wondering where to stay? Here is a great list of places to stay at Myrtle Beach and Hotels, for every budget:
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