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Recent Myrtle Beach Accolades in 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

When you are choosing the Myrtle Beach area for your next beach vacation, relocating your family, or traveling for a quick getaway, you are choosing one of the most praised destinations to visit in South Carolina, and in the United States! Here are 40 accolades and mentions that Myrtle Beach has recently received (a humble brag from all of us at The Beach): Budget Travel, 24 safe budget getaways for spring USA Today, These are the top 10 small airports in the US, according to readers Be My Travel Muse, 11 of the Most Epic East Coast Road…

Happy Earth Day, friends! We are taking this day to appreciate the great outdoors and to realize the steps we can take to preserve it for generations to come. The Grand Strand encompasses 60 miles of coastline along with 14 communities, which means locals and visitors have the responsibility to steward our wide variety of natural resources. From marshlands to sandy beaches, there is a spot outside waiting for you to enjoy this Earth Day. Here are some insightful examples of how The Beach is working to protect and preserve the natural beauty!…

Fans of the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) have rallied behind the South Carolina airport, enabling MYR to secure the title “Best Small Airport” in the 2021 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards . The annual USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards highlight the best of the best in the travel industry and nominees in all categories were chosen editorially by a panel of experts in partnership with 10Best editors, while the top ten winners were determined by popular vote. Voting took place over four weeks in January and drew together…

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – In a recent article released by USA Today, Myrtle Beach was named the number one affordable city “where everyone wants to live right now.” USA Today reprinted the article produced by 24/7 Wall St. which used data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis to identify the 50 most affordable American metropolitan areas to which Americans are moving. Each city on the list offers a cost of living that is lower than the national average and housing costs that are more in line with incomes. Research also…

The Myrtle Beach/Conway/North Myrtle Beach metropolitan area is the second-fastest growing metropolitan area in the United States for the third year in a row, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The Myrtle Beach area grew 3.8% last year with more than 1,400 people per month relocating to the area. In the last eight years, more than 104,000 people relocated to the Myrtle Beach area. Click image to view a larger version.…

CubeSmart Self Storage blog recently surveyed over one thousand Americans and asked them where they would like to move to this year. Their list of nineteen top locations included Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! Respondents cited low cost of living, the beautiful oceanfront location, and loads of perks and amenities as reasons why they’d move to this family-friendly section of the Atlantic coastline. The “sense of community” wasn’t lost on this group, either. Not only is Myrtle Beach a great place to raise a family, it’s a perfect location for…

US News & World Report has named Myrtle Beach as the number one destination in the country where people are choosing to move in 2018. The May article about “best places to live” cites the area's desirability, low cost of living, quality of life, outstanding weather and overall value. Best Places to Live 2017 Rank: 74 Metro Population: 419,585 Metro Median Age: 45.8 years Median Home Value: $137,428 Median Annual Salary: $35,650 Net Migration Rate, 2012 to 2016: 15.62 percent The Myrtle Beach metropolitan statistical area is consistently one…

Buying a home at the beach doesn’t have to cost a fortune, and Realtor.com’s ranking of the most affordable beach towns makes it easy to find a spot where a piece of paradise doesn’t come with a million-dollar price tag. We're not surprised that Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was included in their top 10. As reported on CoastalLiving.com and by Realtor.com, Myrtle Beach's media home price is $199,000. "Millions of visitors flock to Myrtle Beach’s sunny shores every year, but full-time (and even part-time) residence here comes with its own…

Do you enjoy meeting new people? Do you like reading to young children or working with your hands and constructing homes and playgrounds. Do you enjoy being an ambassador for your community? If you answered “yes” to any of the questions, then put your volunteer skills to work in the Myrtle Beach area. Whether it’s helping stock canned goods at a food bank, walking dogs at a humane society or greeting visitors at an art museum, there are many ways to get involved in the community and it all starts with you! Check out Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of…

For seniors living in the Myrtle Beach area, there are plenty of services at their disposal to ensure quality of life. The Horry County Council on Aging provides services and programs that afford seniors the opportunity to live independent, meaningful and dignified lives in their own home and community for as long as possible. The council assists seniors with such needs as meal service, transportation assistance, housekeeping and recreation. The Grand Strand Senior Center, which is a part of the Horry County Council on Aging, offers social…