Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Myrtle Beach Reviews
MYRTLE BEACH Feb 16, 2017
The number 1 beach in the U.S. with 60 miles of beach MYRTLE BEACH is packed with restaurants, miniature golf, amusement and water parks, theaters and entertainment venues. Plus more than 100 golf courses.
Nearby is Pawley's Island, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield and Georgetown.
Also nearby are state parks and historic sites.
September 15, 16, 17 & 18, 2001
Stayed at the Bermuda Sands on Ocean Blvd for four nights. A nice little family motel right on the Beach.
I love Myrtle Beach. Love the ocean. Love the wonderful seafood buffet restaurants.
Wednesday, October 15 to Friday 17, 2014
Stayed at the Quality Inn on South Ocean Blvd. for two nights. The Hotel was right across the street from the ocean and we were close to a beach access road.
CALABASH SEAFOOD BUFFETS
If you love seafood, Myrtle Beach has tons of "CALABASH" All you can eat Seafood Buffets. You will find them on north and south Kings Hwy. - Hwy 17 - Restaurant Row - Murrel's Inlet.
Coupon Books can be found at your Hotel to get from $5.00 if you come before 4:00 p.m. to $2.00 off anytime.
Most restaurants offer crab legs, fried, steamed and baked seafood, raw bar, salad bar and desert bar.
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Would love to go back May 17, 2009
Went here over 15 yrs ago. It was beautiful then. A little touristy, but think most places that get a lot of travelers tends to be. Lots of nice resturants, places to see, or just lay on the beach all day.
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Myrtle Beach Miniature Golf & T-Shirt Captial of the World Apr 25, 2008
Myrtle Beach was incorporated as a town in 1938 and became a city in 1957. This is when they started building miniature golf courses, & T-shirts Shops & they have not stopped, you can’t go more than 2 blocks in any direction without seeing one or two or three. They are everywhere! Myrtle, a shrub that grows abundantly in the area gave the area its name. 25,000 permanent residents welcome millions of miniature golfers & T-shirt shoppers each year. Visitors come to enjoy the wide beaches, the Atlantic Ocean, and an incredible range of Miniature Golf Courses & T-shirt Shops.
History records that the first tourists here were a party of Spaniards from Hispaniola, who landed about 50 miles north of present-day Myrtle Beach in 1526 and eventually established the first European miniature golf courses in the U.S. about 30 miles to the south, they all wore Grateful Dead tie-dyed t-shirts that said play more miniature golf! That settlement, San Miguel de Cauldape de Miniature Golf was abandoned the following year, though, and the group returned to Hispaniola. The San Miguel has been voted #1 Miniature Golf Course of Myrtle Beach the past 482 years in a row!
In the next three centuries, the region's population grew, but slowly. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, people began to "vacation" here, although it was quite rustic. Houses and camps were sparse, and there were only few permanent residents at the turn of the century. But, drawn by the ocean, sand and trees, people began to call Myrtle Beach "home" as the 1900s progressed they built more miniature golf courses & T-Shirts shops.
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