Myrtle Beach State Park is just past the southernmost beach on Myrtle Beach, called Springmaid Beach, officially at 4401 South Kings Highway. The very beautiful, wide white-sand beach is the main attraction, but certainly not the only one. Spreading the days out for an extended stay is highly recommended when visiting this part of Myrtle […]
Myrtle Beach is the East Coast’s premier tourist destination and has developed into one of the most-visited locations along the Grand Strand, a 60-mile expanse of beaches on the Southeastern coast of South Carolina. Myrtle Beach is set apart from Charleston by almost 100 miles and also situated between North Myrtle Beach and Murrells Island.
Myrtle Beach is fitted with the best tourist amenities in the state, including wonderful Southern restaurants, hotels and vacation rentals, and immediate access to chartered fishing tours, kayaking and canoeing, and endless beach activities. Many attractions entice visitors away from the beaches too, such as world-class golf, live theater, and shopping. As a year-round tourist spot, Myrtle Beach entertains both adults and children ideally at any time of year.
North and South Ocean Boulevard sit just behind the stretch of sand in Myrtle Beach. At the north end, the beaches end at Dunes Golf Course and at Myrtle Beach State Park at the southern end. This sunny, sandy stretch is the main focus of activity where all boating, swimming, sunbathing, fishing and watersports take place. Fishing is possible via charter boats at local marinas, at public piers, and directly from the surf, which is permitted at all beach areas.
There are many city events taking place throughout the year in Myrtle Beach including Mardi Gras in March, Taste of Broadway Spring Festival encompassing Broadway at the Beach, and Little River Blue Crab Festival in May. Popular summer events include the July 4th Celebration in Myrtle Beach and Murrells Inlet July 4th Boat Parade along with several food and wine festivals in September. As a year-round destination, Myrtle Beach also features many winter season events including the ocean-based Intracoastal Christmas Regatta and Nights Of A Thousand Candles.
Litchfield Beach is one of the oldest oceanfront communities in the Myrtle Beach area, inaugurated back in the 1700s. The beach is situated in an ideal location between historic Georgetown, where there are endless attractions to explore, and the entertainment and vacation capital of Myrtle Beach. Litchfield Beach is based in Georgetown County, a region […]
Surfside Beach is located between Myrtle Beach State Park and Garden City Beach and north of Murrells Inlet on South Ocean Boulevard. As with most Myrtle Beach beaches, defining aspects of the quiet, seaside town include ideally developed community amenities, plenty of vacation and condo rentals, and a picturesque beach fringing the Atlantic Ocean. Surfside’s […]
Myrtle Beach beaches dot 60 miles of scenic coastal landscape. Located along the famous Grand Strand, this city in South Carolina has been the focus of millions of beach vacations taken by people from all around the world. Each distinct beach is a self-sufficient coastal community offering all the amenities necessary for tourists and highlighted […]