Birthplace of Shag - North Myrtle Beach, SC!
on the northern end of the Grand Strand, just
north of Myrtle Beach, lies North Myrtle Beach
the birth place of Shag. Back in 1968, the four
areas of Cherry Grove beach, Crescent Beach Ocean
Drive Beach, & Windy Hill Beach gathered together
to form the City of North Myrtle Beach.
is the official dance of the State of South Carolina.
It is a cross between swing dancing and the jitterbug.
Each April and September "shaggers"
flock to North Myrtle Beach from across the country.
The event, sponsored by the SOS (Society of Stranders)
brings thousands of followers to Main Street for
Myrtle Beach also home to the Atlantic
Beach Bike Festival, held each Memorial
Day weekend, in which thousands of bikers descend
of the city for the weekend motorcycle festival.
it is similar in many ways to Myrtle Beach, North
Myrtle Beach offers some very unique locations.
North Myrtle Beach offers many larger scaled accommodations
and resorts, a trend Myrtle Beach is following.
These luxury resorts offer everything. There are
plenty of beach homes and condos to rent whether
it's 3rd row off the beach, 2nd row, 1st row,
or directly on the ocean. North Myrtle Beach doesn't
also has excellent hotels & motels. Just the
right type accommodation is waiting for you.
attractions in North Myrtle Beach offer there
own spin on entertainment. Aside from live shows
at Tribute! The Concert, you can take part in
other live shows, go-cart tracks, mini-golf, fishing,
riverboat tours, and more.
for the golfer, a superb number of courses are
available throughout North Myrtle Beach and into
Little River. Large manicured greens and fairways
on standard and pro courses await each type of
golfer. Even Hootie and the Blowfish hold their
celebrity golf tournament here.
is limited in North Myrtle Beach, but a late night
can be found at the House of Blues at Barefoot
Landing. Barefoot Landing is an outdoor complex,
home to many shops, attractions, and restaurants.
Many nightclubs can be found by taking a short
trip south into Myrtle Beach.
of restaurants, You'll find many highly popular
dining venues in North Myrtle Beach. Like Thoroughbred's
and Greg Norman's.
Myrtle Beach is an excellent choice to make your
stay. The surrounding area offers fun attractions
and sights to see. Many visitors return year after
year to this north end of the Strand and many
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