MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Myrtle Beach made the list of top 10 tourist towns and has been awarded a Travel Award from the editors of FamilyFun magazine.

FamilyFun magazine announced its third annual Travel Awards in the magazine's April issue. The winning locations represent the best family-friendly vacation spots in the U.S. as chosen by 2,000 families from across the country.

"Our standing as a top tier family-friendly destination continues to be reinforced through accolades such as these," said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. "From children to parents to grandparents, generations of families have been enjoying all the Myrtle Beach area has to offer, and we can't wait to see them again in 2015."

Additionally, Huntington Beach State Park was recognized as one of the top 10 state parks.

Below are the top 10 tourist towns in the country, according to the results of FamilyFun's survey:

• Sanibel, Fla.
• Gatlinburg, Tenn.
• Savannah, Ga.
• St. Augustine, Fla.
• Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
• Myrtle Beach, S.C.
• Estes Park, Colo.
• Petoskey, Mich.
• Key West, Fla.
• Mackinac Island, Mich.

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