MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The editors at Budget Travel have chosen Myrtle Beach as one of its top 10 best budget vacations for spring 2014.

"Why wait till summer for a warm beach getaway" is the tagline Budget Travel used when describing Myrtle Beach. The editors focused on the Grand Strand's 60 miles of sandy shores, charter fishing expeditions, attractions like Ripley's Aquarium and world-class eateries.

"We pride ourselves on being an affordable, world-class family beach destination that visitors can enjoy during the spring, as well as all year-round," said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. "The Myrtle Beach area has a wealth of great resorts and attractions for families on any budget."

Below are the top 10 best budget vacations for spring, as chosen by Budget Travel:

  • Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tenn.
  • Point Pleasant, N.J.
  • Dominican Republic
  • New Orleans, La.
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Cape Ann, Mass.
  • Sanibel Island, Fla.