Visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina home of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Carolina Opry and the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. This family-oriented city features over 1000 restaurants, a hundred golf courses and over 60 miles of wide, soft sandy beaches.
A vacation hot spot for over 60 years, Myrtle Beach boasts plenty of shopping outlets as well as many fine department stores. With 14 million people annually visiting the Myrtle Beach area, it is no wonder that Myrtle Beach is the premier family vacation destination. Broadway at the Beach features 350 acres of shopping, dining, nightlife and even hotel accommodations. Stop in at Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville for a quick drink or lunch as you peruse shops such as Retro Active-The 70’s 80’s & 90’s Store, River Street Sweets, and M.R. Ducks. When the sun goes down, that is when Broadway at the Beach comes alive. Celebrity square mixes four clubs all under one roof. Everything from country, to electronica can be found in four adjacent rooms. For shopping necessities, Tanger Outlet Malls is just the place to find bargains. Adidas, Gap, Kenneth Cole, Land’s End all can be found at Tanger with two convenient locations in the Myrtle Beach area.
Did you know that Myrtle Beach is known as the “Golf capital of the world?” Experience some of the world’s most challenging golf courses many of whom are designed to protect the natural habitat and wildlife indigenous to the area. With courses for all experience types Myrtle Beach offers year-round weather for golf with courses and greens created by world-famous architects such as Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones, and Greg Norman.
Family fun is the focal point of Myrtle Beach with an abundance of activities designed to keep the whole family interested during your Myrtle Beach vacation. Ripley’s Aquarium, a Children’s Museum, miniature golf, and a NASCAR raceway, are all minutes away from your vacation hotel.
Just a short drive south is Murrell’s Inlet. Discover the essence of the low-country as you meander through these historical marshlands and other unincorporated areas. Murrell’s Inlet offers many recreational activities in a breathtaking inlet setting, including deep sea fishing charters, boat tours, individual boat rentals, scuba diving, kayaking, parasailing and jet skiing. Two popular annual events include the Fourth of July Boat Parade and Blessing of the Inlet. The Marsh Walk, a marsh-front setting, offers spectacular scenery and wildlife.
Pawley’s Island is the southern most part of The Grand Strand and is known as the oldest summer resorts on the east coast. Pawley’s Island continues to be known for its shoeless, carefree, laid-back life style, which includes crabbing in the adjacent creeks, fishing, the stories of ghosts, the rope hammocks and the unspoiled, unsophisticated, casual, delightful stretch of wide beach and sand dunes. A vast array of local eateries and specialty shops are sprinkled throughout. Be sure to check out Pawley’s Island Hammocks and the Crab Cake Lady shop. When choosing your next vacation destination, don’t hesitate to look within the Myrtle Beach area.