Ever wanted to take a vacation in Myrtle Beach? The city already offers a wide variety of leisure activities for tourists from all walks of life and different tastes and interests.
Myrtle Beach used to be a beach resort area serving people who worked at nearby Conway Lumber Company (currently Burroughs and Chapin), until it expanded and grew at a rapid rate, eventually becoming the center of the United States' 13th fastest growing metropolitan area. The population soon grew and the place was incorporated into the city in 1983.
Later, since the place was primarily a resort, the expansion attracted many tourists who wanted to spend a holiday in Myrtle Beach. Even when there were still a few homes for locals, not to mention the tourists themselves call the beach, sand and all its comfortable natural environment for many to call the place at home.
Today, people go to Horry County, South Carolina for a holiday in Myrtle Beach. Based on the last 2000 census, Myrtle Beach had a population of 28,597 in 2006. As tourism is one of its major economic assets, the city government has made every effort along with huge investments of its resources to meet consumer needs. From all over the United States as well as from all over the world who want to spend their holidays in Myrtle Beach. As a result, Myrtle Beach makes more than millions of dollars each season from its tourism industry. This industry includes the establishment of hotels as well as restaurants and various leisure facilities such as golf courses and gyms. This is many, given that the tourist season of the city runs all year round – not only during the summer, but during the spring and autumn months of the year.
For tourists who want to spend a holiday in Myrtle Beach as one of their destinations sometime, there are plenty of leisure options to explore.
In the first place, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is considered "the capital of the world golf capital", due to the fact that it has more than 120 major golf courses (registered to run for up to 4.2 million rounds, counting) as well as more than 50 courses Mini golf. Almost all golf courses are open to the general public for fun.
Also, the city facilitates a large number of classes for tourists who want to learn a new business or perhaps pursue an interest. There are many open gyms and are advertised for body builders as well as golf lessons.
There are plenty of things to do on vacation in Myrtle Beach. But of course, don't forget to relax at the beach resort.