North Myrtle Beach, SC
Not to be confused with the north end of Myrtle Beach, the oceanside city of North Myrtle Beach boasts a few area codes of its own and is actually a few square miles larger than its predecessor. Sharing the Atlantic coastline with surrounding cities, North Myrtle Beach has a laid back vibe with a nice dose of southern charm. Every year visitors travel to enjoy the nearly endless seafood options, world class golf, and of course the family friendly beach.
Nature lovers can find plenty of trails for walking and biking, as well as horseback riding on the beach. During the right time of year, there are even a few local farmer’s markets with the freshest grown produce in the area. When the sun goes down, the real fun begins. If it’s the night life you’re after, there are a plethora of shows to choose from. The options range from family friendly, to action packed, to elegant and sophisticated.
A fun fact about North Myrtle Beach, it is considered “Home of the Shag”. A popular dance that started back in the 1930’s and has been a local favorite for years. The annual Shag competitions bring in fans from all over. Locals say it’s a very light hearted atmosphere and very family friendly as well.
Quick Stats: Home owners can expect an average listing price of $249,900. A mixed market of new construction, condos/townhomes, and single family homes, including many opportunities for investors. Average annual temperature is 62.78 degrees fahrenheit.