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Perfect your swing on your golfing vacation at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the Atlantic coast of the USA. This resort city which is located in Horry County, South Carolina is visited by almost 13 million people annually. People from all over the world come to Myrtle Beach for its wide repertoire of attractions which include over 100 challenging golf course of every price range.  Myrtle Beach is also blessed with a year round temperate climate which makes it a perfect all season destination. This resort city of Myrtle Beach encompasses an area known as the Grand Stand which consists of a complex of beach towns and barrier islands that stretch from Little River to Georgetown in South Carolina.

A historic Myrtle Beach plantation vacation rental has its own unique charm

A historic Myrtle Beach plantation vacation rental has its own unique charm

To the south of Myrtle Beach, lies Pawleys Island which was first developed as a resort area before the Civil War. Pawleys Island also has many golf courses and many shopping and dining options but is less congested than popular Myrtle Beach which is firmly entrenched on the tourist map. The development of Myrtle Beach as a resort began at the start of the twentieth century when a Timber Company called Burroughs & Collins began to develop their seaside holdings located here. As the area developed and evolved, it first came to be known as New Town and then as Myrtle Beach in honor of the many wild wax myrtles that grow in abundance in the area. Today the area known as the Grand Stand is extremely well developed and has  wide array of recreational facilities that are bound to appeal to all kinds of tourists.

Beachside vacation rentals afford you easy attractions to seaside activities

Beachside vacation rentals afford you easy attractions to seaside activities

When you book a vacation rental in Myrtle Beach it gives you a chance to kick back and relax as you indulge in your favorite pastimes. Your vacation rental located in Myrtle Beach affords you easy access to the many soft sand beaches, golf courses, restaurants, theme parks, water parks and shopping centers located in the area. Once you have arrived at your ocean front vacation rental you can leisurely decide if you want to just lie on the beach and take in some sun or if you want to be more active and indulge in more energetic pursuits like scuba diving, parasailing, and deep sea fishing or hiking all of which are easily ‘doable’ on your Myrtle Beach vacation.

If however your passion is golf then Myrtle Beach with its more than 100 top class golf courses will have the appearance of paradise for you especially if you choose to share your vacation rental with your band of golfing buddies. All these recreational and entertainment facilities make Myrtle Beach, a rather complete holiday destination that you would like to return to repeatedly.

Some of the top attractions in Myrtle Beach are:-

The Barefoot Golf Resort
This golfing paradise features four very different courses which have been designed by golfing greats Greg Norman, Davis Love III, Tom Fazio and Pete Dye. These courses which amply showcase the diverse landscape of the area attract golfers from all over the world for golfing vacations in Myrtle Beach.

Hard Rock Theme Park

The Hard Rock Theme Park provides hours of raucous entertainment for families visiting Myrtle Beach with their children as the park is equipped with many thrilling rides and interactive attractions and play areas and gardens. This theme park also features many live performances and has several shopping and dining attractions along with an amphitheater which can accommodate 10,000 people.

Ripley’s Aquarium

Yet another great family fun attraction in Myrtle Beach is the Ripley’s Aquarium which is located within Broadway at the Beach. This aquarium showcases many wild and wonderful marine creatures which makes it a prime attraction for families visiting the resort city of Myrtle Beach.

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