Top Destinations for Summer Travel: Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach is a popular destination for families and golf lovers. Families, for example, can in addition to the beaches, enjoy days of fun in the sun in one of the many water parks. The largest water park Myrtle Waves, is actually the largest in the state and features a 100-foot water slide. Families might also enjoy the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, which both Travel + Leisure magazine and National Geographic named one of the best boardwalks in the country. Not-to-be-missed is the boardwalk's 187-foot Myrtle Beach Skywheel, in which passengers are suspended 200 feet over the Atlantic in a glass gondola.
For outdoor enthusiasts, Myrtle Beach State Park offers excellent biking, hiking, fishing and swimming along its mile of stunning beach. And for water sports fans, there are plenty of fun water sports activities including jet skiing, riding a banana boat and parasailing.
Golf enthusiasts can select from any of the more than 100 golf courses in the Myrtle Beach area. Some of the must-play courses and resorts include Man O War, The Legends, Arrowhead Country Club and Myrtlewood. Also not to be missed is the MB National King's North course, which was redesigned by Arnold Palmer and ranks in America's Top 10.
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