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Top 15 Reasons To Visit Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is one of the biggest and best tourist destinations on the East Coast. But many who’ve never been may be asking, “Why Visit Myrtle Beach?” We’ve made it easy and came up with the Top 15 Reasons To Visit Myrtle Beach!

Reasons to Visit Myrtle Beach at sunset

1. The Beaches

Who wouldn’t want to walk in the soft white sandy beaches of Myrtle Beach? Myrtle Beach has over 60 feet of wide and wonderful beaches for you and your family to enjoy! Did we mention the weather is also beautiful all year round?

2. Golf Links

For those who don’t know, Myrtle Beach has some of the world’s best golf links and courses! There are courses on the Intracoastal Water Way, a course with an ocean view, and even courses designed by the pros themselves.

3. Affordable Oceanfront Hotels

Myrtle Beach has some of the most gorgeous and affordable oceanfront hotels that offer oceanfront accommodations. Don’t believe us? Take our hotel for example. Not only is it the NEWEST oceanfront hotel on the Grand Strand, but it’s also luxurious and affordable!

4. Incredible Attractions

The Family Kingdom, Pirates Voyage, Alligator Adventure, Barefoot Landing, Soar & Explore Zipline & Ropes Course, Tanger Outlets –you name it, Myrtle Beach has it! Seriously, no one is getting bored on vacation at Myrtle Beach with all the incredible attractions around.

5. Gardens & Parks

Myrtle Beach is home to some of the most beautiful gardens and state parks on the east coast. Check out Brookgreen Garden, their Night Of A Thousand Candles is a MUST-SEE. Myrtle Beach State Park and Huntington Beach State Park offer camping, horseback riding, tours and more!

6. Festivals & Events

Some of the biggest and best festivals happen on the Grand Strand! Don’t miss out on festivals and events like the Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival, Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival, (and the big kahuna) Carolina Country Music Festival!

7. The Boardwalk & Promenade

The Boardwalk and Promenade is one of the most lively and popular spots in Myrtle Beach. Hotels, restaurants, arcades, attractions, and more are all within walking distance of this location. South Bay Inn & Suites happens to be the newest hotel on the boardwalk!

8. Intracoastal Waterway

Part of the 3,000 miles Intracoastal Waterway flows through Myrtle Beach. This is a great spot for renting jet skis, kayaks or paddle boards and makes it one of the best reasons to visit Myrtle Beach!

9. Restaurants & Food Trucks

If you’re not coming for the beaches or golf, you’re definitely coming for the food! Myrtle Beach has a wide variety of delicious restaurants (it’s all about the seafood) and now food trucks!

10. Live Music & Shows

Nothing beats the heat like listening to a great band or settling in for an entertaining show. We highly recommend taking in a show at the infamous Carolina Opry.

11. Murrells Inlet

Murrell Inlet is a hidden gem in Myrtle Beach. There are so many places to shop, eat and enjoy down on the south end of the Grand Strand. The Marshwalk is a local favorite!

12. Miniature Golf Capital of the World

Yes, that’s right, Myrtle Beach is famously known as the Mini Golf Capital of the World. You can just about turn any corner and run into a mini-golf course here!

13. Water Parks

The summer gets hot, but there are plenty of water parks where you can cool down! Did you know South Bay Inn & Suites has a water park? Yep, and it’s the only water park ON the boardwalk!

14. Skyline View

Jump on one of the air-conditioned SkyWheel gondolas or buckle in for a helicopter ride! Either way, you’re going to see the beautiful Myrtle Beach skyline!

15. Cruises & Boat Tours

Gamble on The Big “M” Casino cruise, charter a fishing boat, or enjoy a tour of the Waccamaw River. Whether you ride on the Intracoastal Waterway, the inlet or in the ocean, it’s sure to be a great day on the water!