Myrtle Beach, South Carolina By: Kayla MICHAEL

Myrtle Beach is a very popular travel destination in the U.S. It brings an estimated 15.2 million visitors to the beaches very year. It has many fun attractions and wonderful places to eat. No matter how old you are there is always something to do. It is home to almost 500,000 people. It is a great place to visit in the summer months if you are looking for a relaxing vacation to get away from the stresses of everyday life.

Myrtle Beach has many fun attractions. One popular one is Broadway at the Beach which is a shopping area. Myrtle Beach also has the Family Kingdom Amusement Park and Myrtle Waves (water park). The amusement park is $27.95 per person for unlimited rides. Myrtle Waves is $12-$27 per person based on your height and age. There are also many mini golf and go carting places. You can drive up and down almost any street and find many restaurants and attractions. Myrtle Beach has many all types of food available in many different restaurants. Some of them include Giant Crab Seafood Restaurant ($33 per person for the buffet) and Beach Burgers ($5-$10 per entree).

Broadway at the Beach

Family Kingdom Amusement Park

Myrtle Waves Waterpark

Captain Hook's Adventure Golf

Giant Crab Seafood Restaurant

Myrtle Beach is about 591 miles from Columbus, Ohio. It would take approximately 9 hours and 35 minutes to drive there. That is with no stops and traffic. It usually takes people 12 hours when they take rest stops. It will cost about $320 to fly to Myrtle Beach. The trip would be about 3 - 4 hours.

Myrtle Beach is home to many popular resorts and hotels right on the water. The resorts offer many pools and amenities. One of the popular resorts is the Caribbean Resort. It has slides and a play area which is perfect for families. Prices can range from $85-$150 per night for a family of four. Another resort is the Boardwalk Beach Resort. For a family of four it can range from $88-$110 per night for a week's stay. It has spectacular views off the balconies.


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