North Myrtle beach is located on the northern end of the Grand Strand beaches of South Carolina. Some of the most spectacular beaches in the United States. South of Wilmington, North Carolina and just north of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Like many other tourist locations, North Myrtle Beach, has everything you can imagine to do, see, or eat. More family oriented than it’s neighbor to the south. The beaches have a quieter feel to them.
North Myrtle beach has grown in recent years as an affordable place not just for retirees but younger people as well, as many families consider relocating to the area.
What to Do
When visiting North Myrtle Beach you are offered a plethora of things to do and experience.
With most locations along the coast, water sports are very popular along the Grand Strand. Some of the most popular in the North Myrtle Beach area are Shark Wake Floating Water Park, Go Ape Zip Line, Aloha Water Sports, Atlantic Water Sports, New Wave Water Sports, Myrtle Beach Water Sports, Kokopelli Surf Group, Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions, and J & L Kayaks.
Fishing is a popular pastime anywhere along the coast. The Grand Strand area is no different. Up and down the coast are plenty of places and businesses that focus on folks wanting to enjoy a day of fishing. Some of these include Calabash Fishing Fleet, Little River Fishing Fleet, Voyage Day Sea Fishing, Coastal Carolina Intracoastal Charters.
Fishing Piers also offer some great fishing experiences. Cherry Grove Fishing Pier, where a world record tiger shark was caught in 1964 weighing 1,78 lbs and just shy of 14 feet. Other fishing piers in the area include the Apache Campground Pier, the pier at Myrtle Beach State Park, 14th Avenue Pier, and the 2nd Avenue Pier.
Several Fishing Tournaments complement the fishing along the Grand Stand. A list can be found on the Grand Stand Fishing Rodeo Facebook page.
Where to Eat
All resort towns have many places to find great food and North Myrtle Beach doesn’t disappoint in that regard. We have picked out a few of our favorites to share with you. Bistro 90, Midtown Bistro, The Shack, Nacho Hippo, California Dreaming, Duffy Street Seafood Shack, River City Cafe, Clark’s Seafood and Chophouse, Fillet’s Waterfront Restaurant, Wild Wings Cafe, Greg Norman’s Australian Grille, just some of the thousands of places for great food and drinks in North Myrtle Beach to checkout.
Entertainment, Attractions, and Shows
North Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas is full of great entertainment. There’s something for everyone no matter your age. Alabama Theater, and House of Blues, are full of shows from performers of all kinds. Alligator Adventure, a wildlife park full of reptiles. The “Big M” Casino an off shore casino ship. Events throughout the year include many festivals and parades including Little River Shrimp Festival, World Famous Blue Crab Festival, Coastal Highland Games, Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam, and the Carolina Country Music Festival a yearly music festival that features numerous top acts. Wineries such as Duplin Winery and La Belle Amie Vineyard.
When visiting you can choose from numerous houses, apartments, condos, campgrounds or hotels for a place to stay. For rentals you can find many homes and hotels through VRBO or Airbnb or hotel discount sites like any other resort areas. For local companies you can checkout Elliot Beach Rentals, Thomas Beach Rentals, and Ocean Drive Beach Rentals to name a few. If you’d rather you can checkout campgrounds around the areas such as Apache Family Campground, Myrtle Beach State Park, Lakewood Camping Resort, and the North Myrtle Beach RV Resort. More more info on saving money when visiting the beach you can find some ideas here.
See the local conditions on some of the live webcams from North Myrtle Beach.
|Avista Resort||Cherry Grove Pier|
|North Beach Plantation||NMB Sports Complex|
|Cherry Grove Marsh Cam||Ocean Drive Cam|
|OD Pavilion Cam||Harborgate Resort Marina Cam|
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