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Vacation in Myrtle Beach - South Carolina

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Area Overview

Sixty miles of beautiful sandy beaches, first-class live entertainment, exciting attractions for everyone, endless shopping, exquisite dining, thrilling water sports plus so much more -- Myrtle Beach is where you belong.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness

If deciding where to go on a vacation is an annual dilemma, Myrtle Beach is sure to fulfill the desires of every active family member’s varying ages and personalities. Though long referred to as the “seaside golf capital of the world,” the Myrtle Beach area has a new moniker -- Sportstown USA -- thanks to Sports Illustrated magazine and the National Recreation and Park

Offering hundreds of thrilling options, such as zooming around a racetrack, hitting a golf ball, tennis, horseback riding, observing wildlife and nature by bike and even dolphin-watching cruises, Myrtle Beach provides your ticket to fun!

Cultural Activities

Within a varied nation, the south is a place rich in history that has defined the strong cultural landscape of Myrtle Beach.

From the craftsmanship of glass blowing in Conway and on Pawley’s Island, to the stately rice plantations with endless stories to tell— and even the coming together of a community to compete for the Grand Strand’s best Chicken Bog – Myrtle Beach is redolent of its heritage, and, with Southern Hospitality in mind, welcomes visitors to indulge in its local customs.


The beach is certainly the Myrtle Beach area’s No.1 attraction, but the fun does not end with surf and sand. The Grand Strand offers a wide range of unique attractions and exciting entertainment options from shopping, dining, water sports and theme parks, to live entertainment theaters, nightclubs and celebrity concerts. The Myrtle Beach area boasts more than eight live theatres with a total of over 11,577 seats.


By Plane: Located just one mile inland from the Atlantic Ocean, the Myrtle Beach
International Airport (MYR) provides easy, non-stop and connecting flights to
more than 350 destinations worldwide. Airlines servicing MYR include Allegiant
Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Porter Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United,
Via Air and WestJet.

Myrtle Beach also has rental cars, scooters, and taxis available to get you around town!


Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  35.0  46.1  57.2  4.7 "
 February  37.1  48.9  60.7  3.5 "
 March  43.9  55.9  67.9  4.1 "
 April  50.7  63.0  75.3  3.1 "
 May  59.3  70.8  82.2  4.3 "
 June  66.8  77.1  87.5  4.8 "
 July  71.0  80.9  90.7  6.6 "
 August  70.0  79.6  89.3  6.7 "
 September  64.8  74.8  84.8  6.0 "
 October  52.9  64.7  76.5  3.4 "
 November  44.3  56.6  68.9  2.8 "
 December  37.2  48.6  60.0  3.7 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

The Myrtle Beach area enjoys a mild annual average temperature of 74º F with an average of 215 sunny days each year.


There are approximately 425 hotels and 98,600 accommodation units in the Myrtle Beach area. From elegant golf and seaside resorts, to rustic cottages, bed & breakfasts and mom-and-pop motels, the Myrtle Beach area offers accommodations for every taste and appeals to every type of traveler. There are also several campgrounds located between Myrtle Beach and the South Strand, many of which are oceanfront or just steps away from the beach. There are also a number of beach homes and condos available for rent, thereby giving vacationing families a true home away from home.


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