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Interesting Facts about Myrtle Beach

Interesting Facts about Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is one of the best spots for vacations. Located in Horry County, this place is the largest county in South Carolina. The abundance of recreational activities, wide beaches, long restaurant chains and parks make this place even more attractive for those who come to Myrtle Beach for vacations.
Not only this beach is known for its tranquility, but there is a huge sky wheel on this beach which is the centre of attention of people coming here. Many interesting facts are associated to Myrtle Beach. Some of them are:
=         Myrtle Beach is known to be the world’s seaside golf capital. This is because this area has 100 above championship golf courses and around 30 miniature golf courses. Altogether, above 3.4 million rounds of this sport is annually played at Myrtle Beach.
=         The first park in South Carolina that was opened to public was Myrtle Beach State Park in 1936. This park occupies the land of around 312 acre.
=         The famous SkyWheel is 187 feet tall and rests 200 feet above the sea. It has no age limitation. Moreover, this wheel is accessible by handicap people as well. You can climb on the wheel with your pet dog too.  
=         The Myrtle Beach International Airport has 1.8 miles of runway which is 9, 503 feet long. It is ranked to be the second busiest airport in United States of America. The Beach welcomes 13million tourists every year.
=         The weather in Myrtle Beach is moderate with 215 sunny days every year. The average temperature at the beach in January is 47 degrees while its 75 degrees in July. But the cool sea breezes keep the weather quite pleasant year-round.
=         Myrtle Beach is the place for food lovers as well. There are 1,650 restaurants present which serves buffet including seafood, crawfish, chicken bog etc.
So the next time you visit Myrtle Beach for vacations, don’t feel uninformed!

Friday, January 15, 2016


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