Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
Myrtle Beach is a coastal resort town located in Horry County, South Carolina. It is situated on the center of a large and continuous stretch of beach known as the Grand Strand in northeastern South Carolina. It is considered to be a major tourist destination in the Southeast.
Myrtle Beach is recognized as one of America's most spectacular beaches. It is an exciting city with dazzling theatres and unique shops located on Broadway on the Beach. A fascinating lakeside entertainment Mecca includes the Grand Strand with over 100 specialty shops, the Palace Theatre and Ripley's Aquarium.
Similar to Broadway at Beach, Barefoot Landing features similar features for guests visiting North Myrtle Beach. Built around a beautiful 27 acre lake, Barefoot Landing focuses more on the naturally beauty of Myrtle Beach and combining it with shopping, dining and entertainment.
Things to see and do
* The beach
* Broadway at the Beach
* Barefoot Landing
* Sport fishing
* Fish market
Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – United States Dollar (USD$)
Language – English
Land Area - 43.5 sq. km’s
Population – 27,1500 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Travel Links - Myrtle Beach International Airport offers flights to Atlanta (Delta) and Charlotte (US Airways), with several flights each day. Spirit Airlines offers regular flights to New York (LaGuardia). American Airlines and Continental Airlines each have one daily flight to their hubs in Dallas and Newark respectively.
There is no direct rail service to Myrtle Beach. The closest passenger stations are in Dillon, North Charleston, Florence and Kingstree, which are served by Amtrak's Silver Service and Palmetto trains. Florence, SC is the closest station but it is located approximately seventy miles away from Myrtle Beach, so the best option is to pre-arrange a limousine, or a shuttle or bus service for the final hour or two ride to the beach.