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North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Area Overview

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 BluesAlligator 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!


What to Know

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)

Windy Hill

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.

Where to stay

Hotels in North Myrtle Beach

Here's a look at some of the best accommodations in North Myrtle Beach:

Avista Resort North Myrtle Beach
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Located in North Myrtle Beach, Avista Resort Oceanfront offers a prime location for a relaxing family vacation or c …

Save up to 25% off!

Beach Cove Resort North Myrtle Beach
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Beach Cove Resort in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., offers the feeling of a tropical retreat. Accommodations range from …

40% Off + 2 FREE Waterpark Tix

Beach Vacations
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Plenty of things to do — Beach Lover

Beachcomber Vacations – North Myrtle Beach
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From oceanfront condos to resorts to beach home rentals, Beachcomber Vacations has the perfect destination for ever …

Fabulous stay at the beach!! — Amy S

By the Sea Resort
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The family-owned By the Sea Motel offers personal service and affordable oceanfront accommodations. Recently renova …

Castaway Beach Inn & Swim Up Bar

Castaway Beach Inn and Swim Up Bar, formerly By the Sea Motel, is set along the southern avenues of North Myrtle Be …


Restaurants & Attractions in North Myrtle Beach

Here's a look at some of the best places to eat and things to do in North Myrtle Beach:

Hickory Tavern

If you’re looking for a casual, family-friendly place to watch your favorite team play on the big screen, the …

21 Main

This North Beach Plantation fine-dining restaurant has the elegance of a contemporary Southern estate, and a menu …

Voyager Deep Sea Fishing and Dolphin Cruises

Love fishing or want to try something new on your next Myrtle Beach vacation? Then check out Voyager Deep Sea Fishi …

J&L Kayaking

What can you expect from an adventure tour with J & L Kayaking? At J & L Kayaking, the services and trips a …

Bar-B-Que House
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With two locations – one in Surfside and one in North Myrtle Beach – Bar-B-Que House fans can enjoy del …

Late lunch — Beach Lover

Empire Fire Mongolian Grill

Satisfy everyone in your dining party by going to Empire Fire Mongolian Grill in North Myrtle Beach! This vast buff …


Visiting North Myrtle Beach

Check out some of our favorite staff videos from around this area:

National Salad Month

May is National Salad Month! Our friends at Z’s Amazing Kitchen invited us to try out all 10 of their salads.