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Experience the top 10 attractions in North Myrtle Beach

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North Myrtle Beach is a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. It was created in 1968 from four existing municipalities north of Myrtle Beach, and serves as one of the primary tourist towns along the Grand Strand. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,752, and in 2016 the estimated population was 16,032. The Myrtle Beach–Conway–North Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Area had a combined population of 449,295 as of 2016.

In North Myrtle Beach you will find some beautiful attractions that you just cannot miss! Places like Pawleys Island, Mitchellville Beach Park and many more. Continue reading to know more.

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1. Pawleys Island

Enjoy the beach and the tranquil surrounding on Pawley's Island. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Penny Britt Getty Image) Enjoy the beach and the tranquil surrounding on Pawley's Island.

Just 25 miles away from Myrtle Beach is Pawley's Island. Island is well known for old resorts, homes, cottages, historic places with blue seas, and white sandy beaches. Island was first inhabited by rice planters in the 1700s. Vacationers tour the island for its beaches, green areas, and hushed surroundings.

2. Mitchellville Beach Park

Mitchellville Beach Park is in the northeastern end of Hilton Island. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Loc Image) Mitchellville Beach Park is in the northeastern end of Hilton Island.

Mitchellville Beach Park is a quiet place with very less crowd, absolutely will fit for a feel of a private beach. This beach is excellent for picnics, fishing, hiking, jogging. Walking is also enjoyed on the trails. This is a low tide beach, so plenty of things can be done here.

3. T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station

The T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station houses numerous tigers which visitors could see up close. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Wikimedia Image) The T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station houses numerous tigers which visitors could see up close.

T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, located in North Myrtle Beach, is possibly one of the only free-living tiger museums in the country. Visitors could see tigers up close with only glass in between. The preservation station also features numerous exhibits where visitors could learn more about tigers.

4. North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum

North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum is in South Carolina, United States. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Wikimedia Image) North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum is in South Carolina, United States.

North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum was initially inhabited by the Native Americans, the establishment of rice plantations and effects of the Civil War are the facts, which we can learn from this area. This museum is on the backside of a shopping mall off of Main Street. Though the museum is small, it makes a nice detour from crowds. This museum was opened in the year 2013, the main motto of this museum is to foster a deep appreciation for history, culture, and science. A super wonderful experience with good people all around.

5. Myrtle Beach Watersports

A perfect destination for the best activities on water. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Felixmizioznikov Getty Image) A perfect destination for the best activities on water.

Myrtle Beach Watersports is located in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. There are a few locations served by this organization which include Little River, Murrells Inlet, North Myrtle Beach, Garden City, and North Carolina beaches. There are several tours offered here and to name a few they are Jet Ski Dolphin Tours, Gator tours, Island tours, and Adrenaline tours. You can rent a pontoon boat and jet ski for a ride across the waters.

6. Go Fishing At Murrells Inlet

Many believe that Murrells Inlet was once the lair of the pirate Blackbeard and it is also a great place to fish. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Wikimedia Image) Many believe that Murrells Inlet was once the lair of the pirate Blackbeard and it is also a great place to fish.

Murrells Inlet, located in South Carolina, is an outdoorsman's paradise as there are a lot of recreational activities to do. The most ideal activity to do at Murrells Inlet is fishing as the place where it is situated was primarily a fishing village.

7. A Tranquil And Serene Atmosphere At Seabrook Island Beaches

Seabrook Island Beaches features fine white sands and blue waters where visitors could admire the beauty of nature. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Wikimedia Image) Seabrook Island Beaches features fine white sands and blue waters where visitors could admire the beauty of nature.

Seabrook Island Beaches, located in South Carolina, is a must-visit for those who love to go sightseeing. However, it not only offers wondrous views of nature but also is a waterfront playground with more than four miles of shoreline. Visitors will have fun at the beach as it is an ideal place for swimming, sunbathing, sailing, and even kayaking.

8. Myrtle Beach Colored School Museum

A museum that pays tribute to the African-American love for learning. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Myrtlebeach Image) A museum that pays tribute to the African-American love for learning.

The building that now houses this museum was once a school exclusively for students of African-American descent, especially during the times of racial segregation. With that dark period of American history now done with, the museum reminds visitors of the charity of the school's founders and the joy of studying here despite racist laws. Some of the staffers here, many of which are in their senior years, are alumni of this school. Before the establishment of this educational center in the 1930s, African-American children had to study in church schools since they were not allowed to study in the same facilities where Caucasian learners pursued their education.

9. Do Fishing Adventures In Heritage Shores Nature Preserve

Heritage Shores Nature Preserve is a park known for the stunning and picturesque views of nature it offers. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Alltrails Image) Heritage Shores Nature Preserve is a park known for the stunning and picturesque views of nature it offers.

Heritage Shores Nature Preserve, located in South Carolina, is a must-visit destination for those who love sightseeing and just admiring the beauty of nature. This is because it is a 7-acre park with over 40 viewing stations perfect for observing the park's surroundings. The park is also ideal for hiking, walking, nature trips, and picnics which will keep visitors busy.

10. Ocean By Hilton Grand Vacations

Ocean by Hilton Grand Vacations is a great range of restaurants located in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Felixmizioznikov Getty Image) Ocean by Hilton Grand Vacations is a great range of restaurants located in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Ocean by Hilton Grand Vacations offers a better view of the ocean with an outdoor and indoor pool, pool sidebars as well as lobby. The resort has suites with a full kitchen and dining area. These resorts overlook the vibrant beaches of Myrtle is the perfect place for families and couples. The All-Suites vacation resort is just a few steps from the beach gives ample outdoor recreation. Wheelchairs are accessible in the parking area and other areas have a limit.

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