With an average summer temperature of 88 degrees and more than sixty miles of gorgeous shoreline, Myrtle Beach is a popular destination for tourists and spring breakers. This seaside town also has a huge number of premier golf courses designed by famous athletes.
With nearly 100 golf courses, Myrtle Beach attracts golf enthusiasts from around the world. Two of the more famous golf courses include the Long Bay Golf Club designed by Jack Nicklaus and the River’s Edge Golf Club by Arnold Palmer.
Every summer, Myrtle Beach hosts several large events, including the Carolina Country Music Fest, and the Beach Boogie and BBQ Festival. Stop by for live music, local vendors, and food trucks.
Myrtle Beach is home to amusement parks, water parks, and the largest ferris wheel on the East Coast. Visit Splashes Oceanfront Water Park or the Family Kingdom Amusement Park for family-friendly fun.
Myrtle Beach’s “restaurant row” is located along the northern edge of Highway 17. Local favorites include Flynn’s Irish Tavern, Greg Norman’s Australian Grille, and Rockefellers Raw Bar.
The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is the only art museum in Myrtle Beach. More unique exhibits include the Hollywood Wax Museum and Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium.
Two of the best day spas in Myrtle Beach include the Celestial Spa on Cloud 9 and the Rejuvenation Day Spa & Salon. Stop by for a relaxing massage, manicure, or facial.
Myrtle Beach has several great areas for shopping and dining. Visit Broadway at the Beach along the waterfront, and for a more traditional retail experience, check out Coastal Grand Mall.
The Grand Strand includes more than 60 miles of uninterrupted beach. Visitors can jet ski, banana boat, sail boat, parasail, kayak, scuba dive, surf, and windsurf.