102 THINGS TO DO IN MYRTLE BEACH

25. Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Few oceanfront sights are as well loved as a Boardwalk teaming with families, cotton candy, hot dogs, and amusement park rides.

Nothing says “summer” quite like a visit to an iconic seaside boardwalk; in fact, great songs have been written in its honor. For many years, Myrtle Beach’s boardwalk was not up to the standards a world-class vacation destination such as Myrtle Beach deserved. All that changed in 2008 when the city of Myrtle Beach announced plans to develop what is now more than a mile of

For many years, Myrtle Beach’s boardwalk was not up to the standards a world-class vacation destination such as Myrtle Beach deserved. All that changed in 2008 when the city of Myrtle Beach announced plans to develop what is now more than a mile of oceanfront boardwalk.

In May, 2010, the Boardwalk and Promenade opened to great public fanfare. It was again expanded northward in 2013, and is part of an ongoing revitalization of the downtown Myrtle beach oceanfront.

The award-winning Boardwalk stretches from just south of 2nd Avenue Pier to just north of the 14th Ave Pier.

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When the new Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade was announced, many of the existing business, some on the oceanfront for a half century, announced plans to upgrade. Many more took vacant or failing oceanfront locations and opened brand new restaurants and snack shops. Strolling down the Boardwalk without an ice cream cone, hot dog, slice of pizza, fish sandwich, or a cold soda pop is almost unthinkable.

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