Myrtle Beach: Sun, Sand and
Considered the seaside golf capital of the world, Myrtle Beach lies in the heart of the Grand Strand, a 60-mile You can enjoy water parks and amusement parks too.
Golf Digest named Myrtle Beach “America’s Number One
stretch of beach along South Carolina’s northern coast. It is Golf-Home Community.” Golfers can choose from a variety
home to championship golf courses, incredible shopping, of scenic courses, including oceanfront holes or fairways lined
live-entertainment theaters and superb cuisine.
with giant live oaks. The majority of the Myrtle Beach area’s
golf courses are open to the public, and many play host to
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professional tournaments. These courses hold the record of
Myrtle Beach is home to nearly 25,000 year-round residents, 4. 2 million rounds played, and to top it off the area has as
and sees upward of 10 million visitors each season. The area’s many as 50 miniature golf courses.
ancient rivers, winding creeks, spectacular marshes, along with
Next to golf, shopping is one of Myrtle Beach’s main
the Intracoastal Waterway and world-class golf, dining and attractions. Malls anchored by large, well-known department
entertainment options offer numerous venues for fun and stores are sprinkled throughout the city and up and down the
excitement. Praised by Golf Digest as a “2008 Overall Value for strand. Myrtle Beach Factory Stores and other outlet malls offer
Money Destination,” Myrtle Beach boasts many of the amenities designer products at discount prices. Other outdoor complexes
of a big city, but still maintains a ‘small town’ feel with gracious are full of specialty shops, restaurants and entertainment.
Southern hospitality and a relaxed pace of living.
No matter what food you’re craving, you can probably find
it in Myrtle Beach. The city boasts over 1,500 restaurants.
Things to See and Do
Seafood is plentiful and the warm climate makes outdoor
Whether you prefer fishing, boating, kayaking, scuba diving, dining a delight. After a delicious meal, vistiors and residents
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surfing, parasailing or windsurfing, you’ll find that the Myrtle alike enjoy exciting nightlife and live entertainment and music