Southern Road Trip: Myrtle Beach
Ah, Myrtle Beach. When I thought of Myrtle Beach, before any planning had begun, I imagined it to have nearly-white sands, plenty of relaxing spots along the water, and a slew of excellent eateries. I’d thought I would spend a day with my toes in the sand and just barely in the white-waved water. I was wrong. So, so wrong.
Myrtle Beach has a reputation for being a great vacation spot. It has resorts, mini golf (seriously, we passed 15 of them on our way in), family-friendly beaches, a boardwalk complete with a Ferris wheel, and nightlife. It sounds great on paper – if you’re looking for an easy, family vacation. (more…)