Why You Need to Drop Everything and Visit North Myrtle Beach

 Are you searching for the perfect beach getaway? It’s waiting for you in North Myrtle Beach! There’s no better place to spend a week with the ones you love. There’s sand, surf, and sun aplenty, plus amazing family-friendly attractions and incredible restaurants. Can’t you picture yourself stretching out on the shoreline with a good book and your favorite people in the world? Find out the many reasons why you should visit North Myrtle Beach, as well as where you can find the best vacation rentals on The Grand Strand.

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Why You Should Visit North Myrtle Beach

The Gorgeous Beaches

Obviously, the best part about visiting North Myrtle Beach is the beach! There are four different local beaches, each with their own vibe. It’s up to you to decide which best fits your family’s needs:

1. Cherry Grove Beach

This quiet beach is located in the northernmost section of North Myrtle Beach. Cherry Grove Beach is a family-friendly place, often considered the best destination for annual get-togethers with the extended family. It’s also home to the Cherry Grove Pier, one of the best places for saltwater fishing in the area. Does that sound good to you? Then take a look at our selection of Cherry Grove properties!

2. 7th and 8th Avenues North

If you’re more interested in surfing or paddleboarding during your getaway, consider visiting the stretch of shore between 7th and 8th Avenues North. This is a local hotspot, meaning it’s a great place to beat the crowds and collect shells.

3. North Myrtle Beach

Yes, there’s a beach named North Myrtle Beach in the city North Myrtle Beach. It’s the main beach in the area and the most popular among visitors. It’s easy to access, with plenty of entrances and parking available. There are also plenty of nearby bars, restaurants, cafes, and ice cream shops where you can grab a snack during your day.

4. Crescent Beach

Located a few miles south of North Myrtle Beach, Crescent Beach is another quiet slice of heaven. There aren’t too many pubs or restaurants nearby, giving this area the feel of a private beach. If this sounds perfect, you’re in luck! We have a wonderful selection of Crescent Beach properties.

The Amazing Restaurants

If there’s one thing that Southerners love to do, it’s eat! From fresh, delicately prepared seafood to heaping piles of fried fare, there are so many different types of cuisine found in North Myrtle Beach. Check out a few of our favorite North Myrtle Beach dining spots below: 

21 Main

If you’re looking for the best steak in North Myrtle Beach, 21 Main is the place to go! This steakhouse offers 28-day dry-aged meats, pan-seared scallops, and succulent lobster tails. We suggest you make a reservation before visiting, as their dining room is always busy!

Filet’s Waterfront

Guests who prefer to pair their cocktails with an amazing view, there’s no better restaurant than Filet’s Waterfront. This establishment offers a fantastic happy hour as well as delicious sushi, seafood, and hand-cut steaks. 

SeaBlue Restaurant

SeaBlue Restaurant is the perfect date night spot! This award-winning restaurant prides itself on utilizing the best ingredients money can buy. This includes Wagyu beef, truffles, foie gras, and specialty sea salts. Plus, their wine list is one of the best in town!

Flying Fish Public Market

Head to one of the best seafood restaurants in North Myrtle Beach! Flying Fish Public Market offers casual waterfront dining with a twist. Their menu includes an assorted mix of local seafood, including a raw bar with a wide variety of steamed shellfish and sushi. True to its name, guests are welcome to throw a “flying fish” to the chefs to help prepare their meal!

Benny Rappa’s Trattoria

This quaint, homestyle restaurant has a chalkboard-style menu that features Italian cuisine, with specials that change daily. Guests can choose from delicious beef, veal, chicken, salad, seafood, and pasta dishes. Benny Rappa’s Trattoria also has a full-service bar, an extensive wine list, and outdoor seating.

Joe’s Bar & Grill

If you want to dine like a local, head to Joe’s Bar & Grill! This casual spot has been one of the top restaurants in North Myrtle Beach for over 30 years. Start your evening with a scrumptious meal, then step out onto the deck bar and enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail over the beautiful saltwater marsh.

Midtown Bistro

Known for fantastic food and friendly staff, Midtown Bistro’s menu offers a variety of gourmet Italian dishes including lasagna, stuffed peppers, wings, pizza, club sandwiches, and hearty salads. They also offer daily specials that will please any palate.

Excellent Attractions

In between spending time at the beach and dining at these fine restaurants, you’ll spend your time exploring the fun things to do and see in North Myrtle Beach. We suggest you head to the iconic outdoor mall, Barefoot Landing, to visit spots like T.I.G.E.R.S Preservation Station or the Alabama Theatre. That’s not to mention the many excellent events that take place there, like Fourth of July! 

Enjoy Free Things to Do 

You don’t have to break the bank to enjoy a fantastic vacation! There are plenty of great free things to do in North Myrtle Beach, like visiting Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens or the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum. We also encourage our guests to take advantage of the fantastic amenities available in many of our condo rentals. You and your family could spend an afternoon relaxing on a lazy river or enjoying games in a kid-friendly rec room without having to spend anything extra!

Indulge in a Relaxing Spa Treatment

You’ve worked hard all year, and now it’s time for you to relax! Book an appointment at a local North Myrtle Beach spa to unwind with a soothing massage, or a restorative facial or body treatment. Enjoy an afternoon with your partner at Adam and Eve Day Spa, which offers couples treatments. Their couples massage is especially popular, but if you really want to treat yourself, you can book one of their extravagant packages.

Book Your Stay at Seaside Vacations

Are you ready to visit North Myrtle Beach? The first step is to book a vacation rental with Seaside Vacations! We have the best selection of properties in The Grand Strand, from oceanfront condos to pet-friendly rentals. If you need help narrowing down our incredible list, we can help! Get a quote on a rental suited towards your needs. All you have to do is fill out an easy form with details of your stay, and we’ll do the rest!

Browse our accommodations and book today! We look forward to having you.