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Myrtle beach in August

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Myrtle beach in August

Looking for a vacation spot for family of 5 in August. My Wife and I and 3 boys, 21,19, 13.

I prefer not to have to fight for a spot on the beach so less crowded is great but trying to keep boys of this age occupied also. We appreciate to any ideas or suggestions.

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1. Re: Myrtle beach in August

End of August won't be as crowded if you can swing that. Avista might be a good choice. Some restaurants and places to walk to so everyone is happy. Also look at North Beach Plantation at the south end of NMB. A handful of walkable restaurants there too. Take everyone to Barefoot Landing (and/or Broadway at the Beach down in Myrtle Beach)...both large entertainment, restaurant, attraction complex. Something for everyone. Maybe a one-time trip to the Boardwalk area where the Sky Wheel is.

Look in Myrtle Beach as well. (a different city from North Myrtle Beach...can be confusing) Caribbean Resort is good, a little quieter being at the end of a line of hotels before a residential area. A few restaurants to walk to...and the start of the Boardwalk is about one mile to the south. Island Vista Resort is super nice and super quiet being in an all residential area. No hotels on either side. Have to drive to everything but it is very easy to drive around MB.

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2. Re: Myrtle beach in August

It's a matter of personal taste, but we prefer staying in a low rise condo. Of course you won't be getting all of the amenities of the large towering resorts, but a low rise condo gives you more of that "homey" feeling in my opinion. Again it is a matter of personal taste. Also an added benefit is that the beach is a lot less crowded in from of a low rise than in front of a tower. We usually stay in the Windy Hill area which we like. It is a quiet area, close to Barefoot Landing and all of the attractions are just a short drive away.

Hope you enjoy your trip

Edited: 15 May 2018, 03:39
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