Enjoy small town charms, big time attractions during visit to North Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach is located just up Highway 17 from Myrtle Beach proper and includes areas such as Atlantic Beach, Crescent Beach and Cherry Grove.
You’ll find a myriad of oceanfront hotels and condos along Ocean Boulevard and on Main Street North Myrtle Beach plenty of shops, restaurants and iconic beach clubs like Duck’s and Fat Harold’s.
Some of the most notable attractions in North Myrtle Beach include Barefoot Landing — featuring the Alabama Theatre and the House of Blues — Alligator Adventure, the historic O.D. Pavilion Amusement Park and much more.
North Myrtle Beach’s stunning natural beauty is the Carolinas coast at its best. You couldn’t pick a better place to vacation. North Myrtle Beach is the home of championship golf, great resorts, entertainment, fine dining, fabulous shopping and some of the best fishing and boating on the East Coast!
Free concerts are held throughout the summer in downtown North Myrtle Beach and at McLean Park.
Journey down to Main Street in North Myrtle Beach to get to know the area merchants in a relaxed and fun atmosphere or enjoy an evening with family and friends listening to live music, picnicking and playing in the safe and fun environment of McLean Park. Bring a beach chair, blanket, food and non-alcoholic beverages.
Even with so much to do nearby, the relaxed, peaceful environment lets you truly unwind. It’s the perfect place to take a long walk on our nine miles of beaches, soak up the sun and scenery, and create wonderful memories for yourself and your family! There are also plenty of hotels in North Myrtle Beach to make you comfortable on your stay!
Here's the info you need to know before you go:
- Population: 14,472
- Average Home Cost: $307, 531 (includes only single-family homes and condo units)
- Government Info: City of North Myrtle Beach, 1018 2nd Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
- Contact: (843) 280-5555 or www.nmb.us
- Schools: Public – Ocean Drive Elementary (Excellent), Riverside Elementary (Excellent), Waterway Elementary (Good), North Myrtle Beach Middle (Excellent), North Myrtle Beach High (Excellent); Private – North Myrtle Beach Christian Academy (K-12)
The southernmost section of North Myrtle Beach is Windy Hill, a small beach community that got its name from George Washington’s description of the area during his 1791 tour of the South.
The once-sleepy section of town is now home to Restaurant Row, a two-mile stretch of seafood restaurants and other eateries, as well as the Tanger Outlets and several seaside hotels.
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