The 25,000 residents of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, love visitors. They open their doors to millions of them every year! From its huge beaches to its abundant golf, Myrtle Beach provides an unbelievable number of characteristics. Here are ten of my favorites that you might appreciate as well:
More than 60 miles of sand offer hundreds of relaxing spots to throw a towel on the beach. Whether you're observing passersby, or taking a dip in the ocean, you'll quickly realize this really is paradise.
2. Family Kingdom Amusement Park
Set aside a day to go to Family Kingdom. Ride the roller coaster, take a spin on the Ferris wheel, flavor several genuine southern food, then end the day splashing in the water park.
3. North Myrtle Beach Waves
Myrtle Waves water park delivers water sports from rafting to wave pools and anything in between. Toddlers in tow? No worries … enjoy Bubble Bay with its 700 gallon water volcano which soaks guests every few minutes.
4. Myrtle Beach Golf / Golf Capital of the South
Searching for the perfect course, or a tournament to enjoy? Myrtle Beach is the place to be! Devote a day on the greens at one of the myriad of professionally designed courses.
5. Historical Sites and Cultural Activities
Whether you prefer the blues or jazz, art museums or shag dance championships, there are plenty of activities for culture enthusiasts also.
And there's a store for everyone! From outlet malls to specialty shops and flea markets, you are certain to find something you'd like to take home as a memento of your visit.
7. Deep Sea Salt Water Fishing
Sea Note Sport Fishing Charters provide a full service guide with licensing and tackle included to allow you to enjoy a day of deep sea fishing with all it includes. Catch the big one while you're there, and be sure to take a photo so no one will accuse you of telling fish stories!
8. Ripley's Aquarium
Check out Ripley's Aquarium and view live sharks, sting rays and other aquatic life. Get some hands-on experience touching the rays and horseshoe crabs. And if you're really adventurous, make a reservation to sleep with the sharks.
9. Great Family Dining and Live Entertainment
Take a step back in time and make dinner a "knight" to remember at the Medieval Times Dinner and Theater. Enjoy a thrilling evening of quality family entertainment set in the Middle ages. From spectacular horsemanship to exciting swordplay, you'll be delighted as you savor a four-course banquet served by your personal serf or a wench.
10. Safari Jeep Tours
Safari Jeep Tours is another don't-miss activity. Embark on an adventure that lets you delve into local history, nature, wildlife and more on this three and a half hour tour.
Now that you know all about the excellent things to see and do in Myrtle Beach, you probably want to visit. Check out Myrtle Beach vacation rentals or hotels for comfortable accommodations throughout your vacation.