Why a Myrtle Beach Vacation is So Popular

by Dave Jackson

It's no surprise that Myrtle Beach is the prime beach destination in the U.S. with over 60 miles of white sand and blue waters, all for you to enjoy. Some call it the number one family beach in the nation. Want to save money? Plan for an affordable Myrtle Beach vacation by choosing an hotel or rental that has its own kitchen and laundry appliances. Just imagine the money you'll save with your own breakfast in the morning, and if you have a large family, that could be quite a savings.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is a year round resort city with very mild year round temperatures and warm summer days. Don't forget to book your Myrtle Beach vacation early because this place is so very hot! Yes, Myrtle Beach is one of the top tourist spots on the Atlantic Coast. The sand is wonderful and fine grained.

A trip to Myrtle Beach is one must to do in your lifetime. Beside the central area, there's the Grand Strand - a 60-mile stretch of continual beaches from Little River to Georgetown. More travel agents call Myrtle Beach one of the premier vacation destinations on the East Coast.

It is one of the best golfing venues in the whole of the US, with over 100 challenging courses of every price range. If you're a competitive golfer, Myrtle Beach is the host for a number of mini-tour and exciting amateur events, including the Dupont World Amateur Tournament, known as the largest amateur golf tournament on the planet.

Check the phone book here - over 100 golf courses! More people play golf here than in Georgia. There are golf teachers that give a high level of personal attention with innovative teaching methods that will instill consistency and confidence in each person wanting to learn. Get out and play world class golf at the championship courses like Barefoot Resort. All of this next to some of the areas best food, shopping and nightlife of Barefoot Landing.

Long ago, people began to "vacation" here - around 1890, and it was quite rustic. Houses and camps were the rage, but there were only few permanent residents in 1910. Now you have Myrtle Beach as one of the top golf vacation destinations, and Myrtle Beach as one of the grand family oriented beach vacation destinations. All you have to do is choose one - or both!

Shopping in Myrtle Beach is the 3rd biggest reason people visit the Strand (behind the beach and golfing). The area is home to three huge factory outlet centers as well as three shopping malls, including the new Coastal Grand Mall (the largest in SC). From cozy North Myrtle Beach vacation spots to some of the best golf courses and shopping in the south, you'll find it all here!

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