On Location: Garden City Beach, South Carolina
Myrtle Beach's warm temperatures and abundant sunshine keep everyone playing outside, but take a break from the sand and try racing down a waterslide at one of the local waterparks, or visit one of the area's many amusement parks for a thrilling roller coaster ride. Or check out some of the area's most popular watersports, from thrilling banana boat rides to jet skiing to parasailing.
With two state parks and plenty of other outdoor attractions, exploring the Myrtle Beach area's natural side and discovering the picturesque South Carolina landscape is always a favorite activity. Fishing is another favorite be it from a pier or a charter fishing boat.
Golfers will delight in close to 100 championship golf courses designed by legends like Arnold Palmer, Greg Norman and Robert Trent Jones. Be sure to check out some of the area's best courses including the nine golf courses in the Myrtle Beach area that were selected among the "Best You Can Play" in South Carolina by Golfweek or the four Golf Digest selected for their "Top 100 Public Courses in America" list.
Shopaholics will be pleased in the wide array of fantastic stores in the Myrtle Beach area. Indulge at one of the areas upscale retail stores or enjoy outdoor shopping complexes while hunting for souvenirs. Bargain hunting is made easy here, too, with two outlet malls offering tons of different name brand stores to choose from.
The Myrtle Beach area has emerged as a hotspot for live family entertainment - offering the best in shows, music, dance, comedy, dinner theater, celebrity concerts, and movies.
Whether you're planning your next trip for relaxation, exploration or excitement, the Myrtle Beach area delivers. With 60 miles of sandy beaches, endless shopping, wonderful dining, and plenty of family activities, your Myrtle Beach vacation is sure to be unforgettable.