The Summer Sun and Open Spaces of Myrtle Beach

South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach is welcoming visitors to enjoy outdoor activities and al fresco dining on land and at sea.

As one of America’s popular beach destinations, Myrtle Beach in South Carolina homes 60 miles of sandy coastline over 14 communities, from Little River to Pawleys Island. Also known as the Grand Strand the area attracts families, fishermen, golfers and those looking for exciting outdoor experiences.

Image: Visit Myrtle Beach

Karen Riordan, president and CEO of Visit Myrtle Beach said: “Visit Myrtle Beach is gearing up for a very important season. Our attractions, hotels and restaurants are looking forward to providing memorable experiences to guests. It’s time to get back to where we all belong and cherish time spent outdoors with those who matter most. We are excited to welcome people back to the Grand Strand, and we encourage travellers to visit Myrtle Beach responsibly.”

From dolphin tours to jet skiing there is an array of activities to join on and in the water.

Alligators, snakes and other wildlife can be seen on guided kayak tours. Rowing through the salt marshes, an area of natural, untouched environments and pristine wilderness is an eco-friendly and unforgettable experience.

The Shark Wake Park situated on North Myrtle Beach offers a floating obstacle course, climbing towers, knee boarding and cable wake boarding.

The Myrtle Beach Pier is a popular spot for fishing.

On land, visitors can connect with nature whilst taking in the areas stunning views.

With the two state parks of Huntington and Myrtle Beach the area has various nature walks and hiking, biking or horse-riding trails. There is also the Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve or the chance to go on safari at the wildlife preserve.

Zip lines and obstacles courses for all the family can be found at the Radical Ropes Adventure Park. Ocean views can be seen from this aerial park’s tree line.

Brookgreen Gardens fulfils the requirements of visitors wanting to immerse themselves in some local culture. On the site of a former rice plantation it now homes a collection of art work and sculptures.

Sleeping and eating outdoors are both encouraged across Myrtle Beach. There are plenty of locations for pitching up the tent or parking the RV. When not cooking on the campfire, seafood meals can be enjoyed with panoramic views across the marshland and its wildlife from Drunken Jack’s.

Restaurants offering an ocean view include the Sea Captain’s House or RipTydz Oceanfront Grille and Rooftop bar.

“Our 60 miles of coastline is just one of the many draws that bring travelers to Myrtle Beach from near and far.”

Karen Riordan

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