Visit Myrtle Beach - Best of Myrtle Beach

A beach town along the East Coast seldom misses the radar of college students looking for some spring break debauchery, but that’s not all Myrtle Beach is about. Families too like to vacation here, bask in the sun, walk along the boardwalk and sight-see- quite opposite to what spring breakers would do actually. Playing host to two different types of vacationers, Myrtle Beach is one of the best destinations if you primarily just want to relax and take a step back as life passes by you.

Apart from the vast expanses of the sun, sand, water and everything else in between, there’s more to Myrtle Beach. In addition to the umpteen number of family theme parks, the city also has its fair share of museums and heritage that is most definitely worth seeing.

Myrtle Beach Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Myrtle Beach tips for your visit

  • Stock up on sunscreen and hats to shield yourself from the sun. You want to be seen sporting a nice tan, not drastically alter your natural skin.
  • Whilst you’re on the beach, watch out for jellyfish. Usually there’ll be signs put up but even if they’re not, exercise some caution. If you are stung, wash the area with salt water and go see the lifeguard.
  • The people of Myrtle Beach are known for the southern hospitality; if someone greets you, take time to engage in some conversation, even if it’s small talk.
  • Visit Myrtle Beach’s tourism board or visitors centres and pick up coupons that will allow you discounts at restaurants, attractions, shopping etc.

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Facts and Stats for Myrtle Beach*

  • Pollution Statistics in Myrtle Beach

    Know the pollution level of Myrtle Beach before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 60 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 60 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • Myrtle Beach: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Myrtle Beach for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Myrtle Beach.

    • Burglary and Theft 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 51.56 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 67.19 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 67.19 (High)
    • Attacks 48.33 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 78.13 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.19 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 54.69 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.81 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 73.44 (High)
  • Living in Myrtle Beach - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 41.85 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.95 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 30.69 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 80.56 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.95 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Myrtle Beach

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Myrtle Beach

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 34 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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