Visitors often prefer to stay in North Myrtle Beach because it's close enough to all the action, but far enough away from flickering neon lights. You can spend a few hours in bustling Myrtle Beach and then return home in complete comfort in a beautiful beachfront bungalow. The Myrtle Beach area is home to a wealth of attractions, restaurants, shops and events, but North Myrtle Beach has all of this and more. World-famous golf courses and the perfect combination of traditional charm and contemporary class are our claim to fame.
Have we mentioned the spectacular landscapes that are sure to be the perfect backdrop for your dream vacation? There tends to be less traffic along Ocean Boulevard, but it stays busy, especially on Saturdays, from morning to mid-afternoon, when all tourists arrive to check in at their vacation rental or hotel. It's a different type of traffic in North Myrtle Beach, but there are still crash situations in both places, depending on the time of day and year. At the southern end of NMB, you'll find the most exciting shows at Pirates Voyage or the Alabama Theater Relax next to the beach, where ocean and swamp meet in Cherry Grove. Regardless of location, you're never too far from great entertainment, attractions, things to do, and affordable resorts in Myrtle Beach.
So why are we reclaiming the favor of North Myrtle Beach? While you won't notice a significant difference in the powdery fine sand or deep blue waters of these neighboring cities on the Atlantic coast, what you'll discover is a difference in attitude. On the other hand, Myrtle Beach's most popular spots are largely focused on the beach boardwalk and Broadway at the Beach, as well as the attached mini-amusement park complexes (creating a noisier and more intrusive beach environment). The area is ideal for families and is known for its quiet beaches, lots of great restaurants and a less urban environment than other areas of Myrtle Beach. In addition to the obvious geographical differences, these unique regions of Myrtle Beach have very different environments, allowing for different vacation experiences.
This quiet waterfront part is populated by residential areas, beachfront homes and some beachfront resorts. This area includes the Market Common district, Family Kingdom amusement park, Myrtle Beach State Park, and lots of great restaurants. The entertainment options in North Myrtle Beach lean more toward the unique appeal of Carolina's relaxed but sophisticated nature and culture. The area does not have a well-defined end point, as the cities of Surfside Beach and Garden City Beach are sometimes included in this area.