Myrtle Beach: One of the Best Family Beach Vacations by The Travel Channel

The Travel Channel named Myrtle Beach one of America's Best Beaches for 2004-2005, earning 18 out of a possible 20 starts. Myrtle Beach was singled out as the Best Family Beach. A review on The Travel Channel's Web site, states, "Myrtle Beach is the East Coast's ultimate vacation hub." Along with the other winners, the Myrtle Beach area was showcased on The Travel Channel's “America's Best Beaches” program and on the Web site.

The Myrtle Beach area has again been named a favorite travel destination by readers of Southern Living magazine. In its fifth annual Readers' Choice Awards, the area was named the South's second favorite beach and third most popular in the Best Family Beach Vacations category.

Myrtle Beach beat out exotic locales such as Waikiki and St. Thomas in an online poll of favorite beaches conducted by Yahoo! Travel and National Geographic Traveler magazine. The survey of more than 2,200 travelers ranked Myrtle Beach No. 2 of a list of Top 10 Beaches. Results of the survey and video highlights were posted on Yahoo!'s Web site and published in National Geographic Traveler. The qualities most important to beach-goers were cleanliness, scenery, climate, water temperature and romance, in that order.

The Myrtle beach area was named one of the nation's top vacation spots for retired Americans age 55 and older, according to a study by tourism researchers D.K. Shifflet & Associates. The company also ranked the Myrtle Beach area No. 5 in the nation for leisure destinations.

Above taken from the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce

The Mariner Motel in Myrtle Beach is located in the center of many different activities that can provide one of the Best Family Beach Vacations you will ever have! Myrtle Beach offers different activities for every age group every day.

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