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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach in South Carolina is the state’s prime vacation spot. This 25-mile stretch of hyper-developed beachfront draws millions of visitors every year. Summers & spring break seasons are a special time in Myrtle Beach when the large crowd of vacationing families and college-aged revelers go on to create a carnival-like atmosphere in the city. Adding-up to this fun & excitement are the endless Myrtle Beach amusement parks, nightclubs & multitude of souvenir shops loaded with specially made key chains, tacky t-shirts & take-home mementos.

There are a good 60 miles of beach for visitors to enjoy in and around Myrtle Beach. Swimmers and sunbathers will be happy, but so will water-sports fans. Aquatic outdoors adventures are easy to find at Myrtle Beach. There are endless opportunities for diving, surfing, fishing and boating of every conceivable kind.

Sports Illustrated magazine and The National Recreation & Park Association have concluded that Myrtle Beach is Sports Town U.S.A., and who are we to argue? Certainly Myrtle Beach is the seaside Golf Mecca for the eastern United States with well over 100 excellent courses. There’s more than golf for sports fanatics to enjoy, however, and Myrtle Beach is home to every sport from baseball (courtesy of the minor league Pelicans) to NASCAR auto-racing.

Although Myrtle Beach has a reputation of being a party town, there is enough for kids & families to do in Myrtle Beach. The more than 50 miniature golf courses, go-karts, ocean themed attractions & 2 major theme parks serve as great recreation choices for both young & old.

The Myrtle Beach Pavilion has an impressive selection of rides and games, but Family Kingdom is cheaper, less crowded and more kid-friendly.

Visitors who want to enjoy a little nightlife but aren’t looking for bars or dancehalls can catch a number of live shows in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show has country cookin’, country music and country fun. At Legends in Concert you can see celebrity impersonators belting out their famous doppelganger’s greatest hits. If you’re craving spare-ribs and wildly inaccurate historical dinner theater then there’s just no substitute for Medieval Times.