A major tourist destination, Myrtle Beach is an exciting city located along the South Atlantic Coast of South Carolina. It offers visitors a large selection of activities, excellent food and incredible Myrtle Beach vacation rental options. It is located in the famous area of The Grand Strand, known worldwide for its beautiful beaches which extend from Cape Fear in North Carolina to Georgetown in South Carolina. The city attracts over 14 million visitors each year which come to enjoy the city’s incredible weather and relaxed atmosphere. Peak dates include the 4th of July, the first weeks of may and the last weeks of June.
Things to do in Myrtle Beach
One advantage of visiting Myrtle Beach is that you can do as much or as little as you wish to. If you are the type of traveler that likes the beach and simply relaxing at the ocean’s shore, there isn’t a better place than Myrtle Beach’s beaches. If you like a more active vacation that includes a natural National Park, a speedway which hosts events such as Nascar and great golf courses then Myrtle Beach is also for you! Here is a short description of some of the attractions that Myrtle Beach vacation rentals visitors can found in this exciting city:
Freestyle Music Park: Formerly known as Hard Rock Park, this theme park opened on April 15th 2008 offers music lovers a great alternative to have fun. Current attractions include The Time machine, a roller coaster set to the music from the 1960’s to 2000’s, the Monstars of Rock dark ride and the Round About coaster with the 1980’s theme. Shows include Adrenaline Rush, a stunt show and Kiss the Sky, a fireworks display, among others.
Myrtle Beach Speedway: Built in 1958 under the name of Rambi Raceway, the Myrtle Beach Speedway offers visitors a semi-blanket asphaltic oval track to see the Nascar Series and the Late Model Super Trucks among others.
Ripley’s Aquarium: A must see if traveling with kids, the Ripley’s Aquarium offers the famous Weeki Wachee marmaids, restaurants, rides, shows and a 85000 square foot aquarium. Exhibits include the Rio Amazon exhibit exploring the equatorial rainforest, the Dangerous Reef and the living babies exhibit among others.
Regardless of the type of vacation you are looking for, staying in a Myrtle Beach vacation rental will ensure a fun and exciting vacation.