Overview Myrtle Beach

Visiting Myrtle Beach

From the lush green golf courses (there are over 100!) to the sandy Atlantic beaches, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has anything and everything for vacationers. Resorts, hotels, and condos provide lodging for the millions of visitors that come each year to see the attractions that Myrtle Beach has to offer. And outdoor activities are not the only things to do for tourists- those looking to cool off indoors can browse the many shops and restaurants in this town.

As the heart of the Grand Strand- a string of beachside communities along the coast of South Carolina- Myrtle Beach has something for travelers of all ages. When the weather is clear and sunny, the beaches on... Read More
From the lush green golf courses (there are over 100!) to the sandy Atlantic beaches, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has anything and everything for vacationers. Resorts, hotels, and condos provide lodging for the millions of visitors that come each year to see the attractions that Myrtle Beach has to offer. And outdoor activities are not the only things to do for tourists- those looking to cool off indoors can browse the many shops and restaurants in this town.

As the heart of the Grand Strand- a string of beachside communities along the coast of South Carolina- Myrtle Beach has something for travelers of all ages. When the weather is clear and sunny, the beaches on the Atlantic Ocean are common among people of all ages looking to soak up some sun and relax. The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk pulls in many visitors, and Broadway at the Beach allows for some retail therapy. The nightlife of Myrtle Beach offers countless places to unwind (such as Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville) and keeps the city lively after dark.

However, you might not even leave your resort in Myrtle Beach. Many offer amenities such as spas, golf courses, or water parks, so you may just want to relax with a massage or hang out by the pool. With every kind of hotel imaginable, you should be checking out flights to Myrtle Beach right now.    Close

Stories and Tips Myrtle Beach

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Why We Went There

Written by bledpub on 08 Jun, 2011

Every year, we do what thousands, if not millions, of Americans do and use a portion of our tax refund to take ourselves on a much needed vacation. This year, we went to Myrtle Beach. I must say, it’s not a destination that we placed…Read More


Kudos to RCI

Written by asgranny12 on 15 Jul, 2002

We have used the serices of RCI to book vacations on more than one occasion, and have been very pleased with the staff there and the resorts they booked for us. If this continues to be the case, then our timeshares were some of the…Read More


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A Field Guide to Mini-Golf

Written by Idler on 09 Jan, 2004

TIPS FOR THE SAVVY MINIATURE GOLFER First, before we begin, let’s get one thing straight: I’m not talking about miniature golfers. Hope that clears that up. Now we can proceed with our exciting discussion of mini-golf. Oh, and another thing: I'd…Read More


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Hook, Line, and Hyperbole

Written by Idler on 09 Jan, 2004

I’m happy to report that the art of exaggeration is alive and well in South Carolina, Myrtle Beach being the epicenter of all things that are the World’s Largest, the World’s Greatest, and the World’s Biggest. As the local Ripley’s museum advertises, "Believe It…Read More


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Thanks Grandma!

Written by Juicee on 01 Feb, 2007

I am three years old and wanted to go the beach so bad. I kept seeing the water and the sand on television; it seemed like so much fun. My mom and dad always said we will go soon, they have to work. Grandma is…Read More


Sea Mist Resort

Written by sheelshah on 16 Aug, 2006

These are a bunch of motels in the same area owned by the same guy under one name: Sea Mist. Because of all these motels, there are 10to 15 pools. There is a family package where you can get access to the water parks and…Read More


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Parting thoughts

Written by vampirefan on 11 Feb, 2005

Myrtle Beach is a world-class destination. There is something for every taste here. You will find a variety of hotels, restaurants, and attractions as wide as the ocean herself. There weather here is beautiful year-round. The spring and fall offer much cooler weather than the…Read More


Myrtle Beach - transportation

Written by 2travel2 on 23 Oct, 2004

Transportation is not a problem even without a car. Trolleys and buses make connections to most local places of interest. There were many of them and they were not expensive. The buses are not marked clearly regarding their routes, but the bus drivers and locals…Read More


Myrtle Beach - activities

Written by 2travel2 on 23 Oct, 2004

The library offers a free 15-minute daily Internet use to check your email on one computer near the front desk. Help is very available if needed. A 3-month library card can be purchased for $8. With a library card you can use an Internet…Read More


Myrtle Beach - basics

Written by 2travel2 on 23 Oct, 2004

This is recommended for a short stay or as a snowbird location for single senior citizens as well as others. A beach, sunny days, and other things top its advantages. Myrtle Beach used to be an Air Force town, but when that closed, they decided…Read More


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