There is better bonding between family members and happiness all around if they spend more time with each other. When you go on a picnic with your family, you will be able to share countless unforgettable moments with each other. Parents can momentarily cut off from their professional life and daily routines and spend quality with their children. One of the most preferred holiday destinations for a family vacation is a beach, and Myrtle Beach is one of the best family friendly beaches in the world. It is located in South Carolina, United States.
About the beach
Every year over 14 million tourists come to this world famous coastal city. The extended stretch of beach where the city of Myrtle Beach is located is a part of eastern coastal region of US called The Grand Strand where you can find many exotic beaches. The most attractive feature of this place is its wide beaches, numerous restaurants that specialize in seafood cuisines, shopping arcades and public golf courses.
The humid subtropical climate allows the visitors to enjoy sunshine all throughout the year. Summer lasts longer as compared to winter, and during June through September, it receives precipitation. The best time to visit the beach is during April through October.
You can get around the city by car. However, it’s not that easy to drive in Myrtle because there are many accident prone roads in the city. If you are quite good at driving, you can drive around the city. The local bus service is very affordable. You can also use electric tram to travel in the city.
Things to do
Of course, the beach is undoubtedly the major attraction of the city. Since the area around the beach gets very crowded during the peak season, you will find it difficult to find a place to park your car. Hence, it is advisable to stay at a beachfront hotel or somewhere close to the beach. Make sure you do not miss checking out the wonderful sunset.
The Broadway located at the beach is also a very good way to enjoy your vacations as there are many theatres, eating joints, specialty stores, night clubs and hotels located out there. Other attractions of this beach city include Ripley’s Aquarium, the Carolina Opry and the local festivals and parades that take place throughout the year. The place is blessed with numerous amusement parks and water parks.