4 Reason's Myrtle Beach Isn't As Bad As You Think

(BPT) - A casual beach trip is always in the cards.

If you're looking for something easy, fun and affordable, Myrtle Beach can be that area for you. Not it's not the Bahamas or the South of France but it also doesn't deserve the trashy rep it's been given. With a variety of attractions, great seafood, fun drinks and different levels of accommodations - depending on price point - it's great for groups. quick getaways or simply, a vacation you don't need to justify. Here are four reasons Myrtle Beach deserves a spot on your list of possible vacation spots.

1. Something for everyone. No matter where you go, you should pick a destination that works for your entire group and allows everyone to enjoy the best vacation possible. Myrtle Beach, for example, has numerous activities and attractions that deliver something for everyone. If you are coming with your family, plan a fun-filled vacation with visits to Ripley's Aquarium, the Carolina Opry or Broadway at the Beach. And if your trip is more about celebrating a specific milestone, be it a birthday or anniversary, there's no better place to do it than atop the SkyWheel. Soaring to the top of one of the nation's tallest Ferris wheels will give you a whole new outlook on, well, everything.

2. Beyond the beach. The Myrtle Beach area is well known for its 60 miles of pristine beaches but there's also plenty more to do beyond the beach. The area offers numerous outdoor activities and quiet spaces waiting to be explored, including Brookgreen Gardens, Huntington and Myrtle Beach State Parks - and the famous Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.

3. Chance to get off the beaten path. The Myrtle Beach area is more than just a single city center. It is actually composed of 14 distinct communities, each with their own unique offerings. Visiting these communities allows you to explore historic Conway, enjoy live music along Murrells Inlet, or swing on a hammock along the Pawleys Island seashore. Take the time to step away from the crowds and immerse yourself in local activities for a true, one-of-a-kind experience.

4. Tremendous value. It is always good to find value in your travels whenever possible. Myrtle Beach offers lodging and attractions for every budget level, allowing you to plan the trip that matches your goals and your bottom line. Look for lodging and package deals throughout the year.

If we've managed to convince you, you're welcome to learn more about what you can see and do in Myrtle Beach, visit www.visitmyrtlebeach.com.