Myrtle Beach is popular tourist destination located on the coast of South Carolina. Myrtle beach is technically a man made island which is separated from the main coast of South Carolina. It is reachable through a bridge however. Though its population is small Myrtle beach hosts over 14 million tourists a year. The biggest draw of Myrtle Beach are its beaches and comfortable climate. Below is a list of the top 5 destinations to be sure to visit while in Myrtle Beach.
Broadway at the Beach
Broadway at the Beach is a unique shopping center due to its proximity to the beach. It has become the most popular shopping center in the area since its development in the 1996. For those that love shopping this is the place to be.
Family Kingdom Amusement Park
The Family Kingdom Amusement Park is located right on the beach making it a memorable experience. There are tons of rise as well as other traditional amusement park games. It is also the only amusement park in the entire city.
Myrtle Beach State Park
For those that want to get away from the crowds the Myrtle Beach State Park is the spot to do it. With several miles of forest and unspoiled beach you will be able to find some solitude with only a minimal amount of walking.
Myrtle Beach Skywheel
The Myrtle Beach Skywheel is a relatively new attraction from 2009. At 187 ft tall it is the second largest ferris wheel in North America. It also provides an excellent view of the city as well as the ocean.
Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
Strolling along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is a great way to relax and see the beach. It is only a 1.2 mile walk and it runs from Pier 14 to the 2nd Avenue pier. There are numerous gift and food shops located along this stretch as well.