Welcome to Myrtle Beach, SC.
From oceanfront resorts along the entire Grand Strand, to cozy beach home and vacation rentals in North and South Myrtle Beach, including Surfside Beach and Garden City, find the amenities and location perfect for you. Once you have decided on your place to call home, create unforgettable memories in this South Coast paradise, which offers:
- 60 miles of wide, soft sandy beaches
- Savory restaurants and family-friendly dining
- Amusement and water parks
- Live entertainment theaters and exciting nightlife
- Thrilling water sports
- The best golf courses in the south
- Cultural activities and historic sites
- Outlet malls, specialty boutiques, flea markets, and specialty stores
- Freshwater, ocean and deep sea saltwater fishing
So much more!
Sixty miles of soft sandy beach, entertainment and attractions for everyone, golf, endless shopping, exquisite dining, thrilling water sports, live entertainment, theater and so much more — Myrtle Beach is the place where you belong.
Around 1900, Burroughs and Collins Company, with widespread beachfront holdings, began developing the resort potential of the Grand Strand by building a railroad to the beach from Conway. The company built the first hotel, the Seaside Inn, in 1901. In 1912, Chicago businessman Simeon B. Chapin purchased property and became a major influence in the area’s development. And in the 1920s, a group of businessmen created an upscale oceanfront resort that included the luxurious Ocean Forest Hotel and the area’s first golf course, which later became Pine Lakes International.
The Intracoastal Waterway opened in 1936; Myrtle Beach was incorporated in 1938. Myrtle Beach Air Force Base was established during the 1940s, growth along the strand and suffered during the Depression and World War II. But driven by assurance and growing economy that surrounded America during the 1950s, Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand quickly became one of the most prevalent destinations in the Southeast for summertime vacationers.
The 1960s brought in a golf craze along the coast, with the number of courses over 100 today. Since the 1970s, growth has continued. New accommodations, attractions, residential and retail developments have made “The Beach” area one or the countries year round places to vacation.