Many people living east of the Mississippi have spent a vacation or two in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. As a matter of fact, snowbirds from the northern States and even Canada have made this exciting resort town a favorite year round destination. Myrtle Beach is also a great place to live, especially if you are looking for a combination of good old Southern hospitality and big town amenities. Here are just a few reasons why Myrtle Beach is the perfect place to raise a family, retire, or just visit whenever the opportunity arises.
o Sunshine. This part of coastal Carolina boasts a temperate climate in the winter, and pleasantly warm weather in the summer months. Golfers, water sports enthusiasts, boaters and beach lovers find that they can practice their favorite activities all the year long.
o Shopping: From designer boutiques to famous department stores, farmers markets to big box discount stores, outlet malls to flea markets, Myrtle Beach offers residents every conceivable shopping venue.
o Culture and Entertainment. Museum visits, plantation tours, circus acts, and rock star performances…whatever entertainment you are seeking, it’s just a few minutes drive from home.
o Beach Front Real Estate. Reasonably priced homes, condos, townhouses and bungalows are available with water views, on golf courses and on the waterways. Real estate in Myrtle Beach, is, generally speaking, often less expensive than coastal properties in other areas of the U.S.
o Good Schools. Horry County schools have received numerous awards for providing high quality education at the primary and secondary levels. Coastal Carolina University and Horry-Georgetown Technical College provide excellent post-secondary educational opportunities.
o Fine Dining. Are you in the mood for Italian or Chinese food tonight? How about a charcoal grilled Porterhouse steak or raw oysters on the half shell? There are literally hundreds of dining options in town, everything from Mom and Pop diners to elegant, and pricey gourmet restaurants. Seafood buffets, fast food chains, pancake houses…you name it, it’s here.
o Convenient Location! Myrtle Beach is less than a day’s drive from Philly, D.C., New York City, Atlanta, Charleston and many other major metropolitan areas on the east coast.
Yes, indeed. Myrtle Beach has it all!