Myrtle Beach, 60 miles of attractive ocean sceneryEach year millions of tourists flock to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to enjoy the more than 60 miles of attractive ocean scenery. Whether it's sunbathing, fishing, or just plain fun you are after, Myrtle Beach has all the amenities of a thriving tourist destination plus all the flavor of a local hot-spot. Perhaps that is why Myrtle Beach has been critically acclaimed by recent tourism and news publications. In
Ocean Boulevard on Myrtle BeachOcean Boulevard runs parallel to the beach, and is lined with countless resorts and local businesses tuned to cater to individuals, couples, or entire families. “Cruising the Boulevard” is a must for local teenagers and spring breakers who travel to Myrtle Beach, and cars line up bumper to bumper with
Myrtle Beach BoardwalkNestled between the beach and Ocean Boulevard is the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, which offers pedestrians a less crowded and more scenic alternative to the Boulevard. The Boardwalk is located atop the dunes and is anywhere from 8 to 12 foot wide with benches offering a relaxing place to stop and enjoy the beautiful natural landscaping. In 2010 National Geographic ranked it the third best boardwalk in the United States. The Boardwalk is designed to connect the Second Avenue and 14th Avenue Piers, which stretch out into the beautiful expanse of ocean. Beachfront shops, businesses, and local bars also line the Boardwalk where they welcome visitors with open arms.
Myrtle Beach AttractionsOther attractions are located just off the beach and within walking distance or a short drive. Amusement attractions like Ripley's Aquarium, Wild Water and Wheels, Myrtle Waves, Alligator Adventure, the Family Kingdom, and NASCAR Speedpark offer a wide arrange of activities just to name a few. Entertainment shows are another huge attraction. Places like the Alabama Theatre, the Carolina Opry, Pirates Voyage, and Legends in Concert are immensely entertaining and enjoyable.
Coastal Federal Field, home of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans is considered one of the finest ballparks in minor league baseball and is a must visit for baseball fans, and La Belle Amie Vineyard offers the best in local South Carolina wine. The vineyard also offers a glimpse into the area’s farming past with an old tobacco barn, duck pond, and refreshing natural landscaping.
Of course, this is just a few things that one can do in Myrtle Beach and doesn’t even mention the golf! With a list like this though, Myrtle Beach proves that it has something for everyone, no matter what their preference may be.
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