The South Carolina Grand Strand and the best places to live beaches in South Carolina extends more than 60 miles. The South Carolina Grand Strand runs along the Atlantic Ocean beginning at Little River to Georgetown, South Carolina.
Last week we began our journey in Myrtle Beach SC which is the largest and most developed area in the Grand Strand beaches.
Myrtle Beach sits just about in the center of the South Carolina Grand Strand.
We learned a lot about Myrtle Beach SC last week but as I've continued to explore there are still more things I want you to know about the Myrtle Beach area.
I know you are saying Bob, I thought we were talking about the South Carolina Grand Strand however…remember Myrtle Beach is the largest city in the Grand Strand and wherever you decide your best place to live is, you'll always be no more than a short 30 minute drive away.
National Geographic recognized the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk as the nation's #3 boardwalk. And Travel+Leisure magazine said it was one of the best US boardwalks. Wow!!!
And seriously Myrtle Beach SC has over 1,900 restaurants. Are you kidding me? Seafood lovers delight in the wide assortment of daily fresh options available.
The South Carolina Grand Strand is also home to 100 championship golf courses! Tee time anyone? And if Golf is not your thing, maybe you'd enjoy a match at the various tennis courts.
If you want a break from the sun and fun of sitting at the beach, spend the day at one of the many outlet malls and specialty shops. Or perhaps a movie at the IMAX theater.
For music lovers you'll find a live musical theatre The Carolina Opry.
And there is certainly no shortage of family attractions to keep you busy along the South Carolina Grand Strand. Myrtle Waves is one of the largest water parks on the eastern coastline.
If you like to toss the dice or sit for hours at the "one armed bandit" you'll be happy to know this bit of information.
Gambling is not legal in South Carolina. However, choosing Myrtle Beach and the South Carolina Grand Strand as your best place to live has advantages. You will have easy access to gambling.
Have you ever gambled on a boat? This boat will transport you into international waters which is beyond the federal and state gambling laws. Another great reason the South Carolina Grand Strand is a best place to live on my list.
According to the 2010 census, the entire Grand Strand area was home to 329,449 people. However recent numbers also indicate more and more people are choosing a South Carolina beach lifestyle as their best place to live so this number continues to grow.
Myrtle Beach and the South Carolina Grand Strand is a fabulous area full of best places to live in South Carolina communities and towns to explore.
- Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
- Carolina Forest, South Carolina
- Forestbrook, South Carolina
- Socastee, South Carolina
- North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
- Cherry Grove Beach, South Carolina
- Ocean Drive, South Carolina
- Crescent Beach, South Carolina
- Windy Hill, South Carolina
- Atlantic Beach, South Carolina
- Briarcliffe Acres, South Carolina
- Little River, South Carolina
- Conway, South Carolina
- Surfside Beach, South Carolina
- Garden City, South Carolina
- Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
- Litchfield Beach, South Carolina
- Pawleys Island, South Carolina
- DeBordieu, South Carolina
- Georgetown, South Carolina
The area truly has something to offer everyone, and if you decide this is your best place to live in South Carolina, you’ll never have to worry about friends and family visiting you. They’ll always be looking for an excuse to come stay with you so they can soak up all the sun and the fun!
You can’t go wrong with a move to Myrtle Beach SC and the South Carolina Grand Strand Best Beaches.
Next week we'll explore more of the best places to live in the South Carolina Grand Strand. See you then!
Have a great week!
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Bob Bencivenga is a professional site locator and location analyst for major corporations. Bob researches the growth of NC and SC to find the Best Places to Retire or Relocate that are still affordable. Bob Does Not Sell Real Estate!
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