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Surfside Beach, SC - The Family Beach!
This prime location was first known as Roach's Beach, with only one two story building in 1893. In 1952, the undeveloped beach was renamed Surfide Beach and became a popular family beach.
Surfside Beach is located directly south of Myrtle Beach is the tranquil seaside town of Surfside Beach, or what many have come to call it "The Family Beach." You will not find Surfside Beach to be as busy as Myrtle Beach, but to many that is the biggest selling point of the community.
Unlike most of the other towns that make up the Grand Strand, Surfside Beach has no huge oceanfront resorts. In fact, The Days Inn Surfside Beach Resort is one of the only oceanfront hotels located in Surfside Beach. Vacationers who visit Surfside Beach opt for the privacy of renting beach houses in lieu of the goliath-sized resorts that can be found throughout Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach.
That's not to say that Surfside Beach is not popular with vacationers. With its four campgrounds, Surfside Beach is the Mecca for those who trade plush amenities for the neighborly feel that campgrounds provide.
Pirateland, Myrtle Beach Resort, Lakewood and Ocean Lakes Campgrounds make it easy for guests who prefer the great outdoors to enjoy the beach and nature all while being just minutes from the entertainment and nightlife that Myrtle Beach has to offer.
With the Surfside Pier located directly in the center of Surfside Beach, fishing is one of the main activities that can be enjoyed by its vacationers. For younger visitors, a day in Surfside will fly by at Wild Water & Wheels Theme Park which offers water slides, go cart racing and miniature golf.
Nightlife in Surfside Beach evolves around many of its smoke-free bars and restaurants. In fact, Surfside Beach is the only town in the Grand Strand that has banned smoking in all of its public buildings.
Legends in Concert is the largest theater attraction in Surfside Beach, giving a home to celebrity impersonators from the likes of Elvis Presley, Madonna, Garth Brooks, Rod Stewart and The Blues Brothers among others.
Like all of the other towns that make up the Grand Strand, Surfside Beach does not have a shortage of restaurants. Crabby Mike's is the premier seafood restaurant in Surfside, serving over 120 items in its calabash-style all-you-can-eat buffet. Latitude 22 and River City CafÃ© are restaurants in Surfside that give guests an ocean view while dining and Spencer's Sports Bar is the main hangout for guests looking to catch the big game while on vacation.
Surfside Beach is a quiet, peaceful, yet enjoyable place to call home while vacationing in the Grand Strand. Within minutes of Myrtle Beach, Surfside offers tranquility in what can sometimes seem like chaos if visiting during the peak of the summer season.
There are other shows, restaurants, attractions, and shopping to be found in North Myrtle Beach, Garden City Beach, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield, Pawleys Island, and historic Georgetown.
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