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Myrtle Beach, SC Travel and Vacation Getaways

myrtle beach south carolina travel vacation Myrtle Beach and neighboring North Myrtle Beach are relaxing coastal resort cities in South Carolina. Each year, thousands of visitors flock to this spectacular vacation spot located on a barrier island between the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Explore the best that South Carolina has to offer in this historic seaside destination. Whether you desire a romantic getaway or a weekend filled with family fun, the Grand Strand is definitely well worth the trip.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Vacation Destination

Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach are a vacation destination for those seeking the perfect beach getaway along the 60 mile stretch of the Grand Strand. Swimming, sunbathing, sand castle building abound, as do jet skiing, banana boating, boat cruises and scuba diving. There are plenty of freshwater lakes and deep sea fishing sites for all your leisurely fishing endeavors. The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is home to 1.2 miles of relaxing beachside thrills, while the Myrtle Beach State Park, Huntington Beach State Park and Brookgreen Gardens will certainly impress the nature enthusiast in all of us.

Golfers will discover endless opportunities to tee off along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Check out the World Tour Golf Links and Myrtlewood Golf Club. At night, Myrtle Beach transforms into a sizzling hot spot where the pulsating neon lights offer an unforgettable setting to check out the thrilling sports bars, lounges and clubs. Have a blast at acclaimed family entertainment spots like Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Waves Water Park and Ripley's Aquarium Myrtle Beach.

Myrtle Beach, SC Travel Tips

  • Packing tip - Don't forget to pack your swimsuit and golf clubs as there are plenty of sun splashed excitement found along the Grand Strand and its endless links.
  • Best attractions/tourist spots - The Grand Strand is home to 60 miles of shimmering coastline, a getaway to all your beachside and water sports activities like fishing, swimming and banana boating. In the evening check out a show at The Alabama Theatre or Carolina Opry.
  • Great time of year to visit - Without a doubt summer is the peak season here, but with mild temperatures it's always a great time to visit Myrtle Beach.

Weather - Climate (average high temperature)

  • January - 57°F
  • February - 61°F
  • March - 58°F
  • April - 75°F
  • May - 82°F
  • June - 88°F
  • July - 91°F
  • August - 89°F
  • September - 85°F
  • October - 76°F
  • November - 69°F
  • December - 60°F

Nearby Cities/Towns

  • Carolina Beach, NC
  • Charleston, SC
  • Columbia, SC
  • North Myrtle Beach, SC

Nearby Airports

  • Myrtle Beach International Airport
  • Grand Strand Airport

Medical Facilities

  • Grand Strand Regional Medical Center
  • Little River Medical Center
  • Beach Urgent Care
  • Myrtle Beach Hospital
  • Georgetown Memorial Hospital