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2011 BRINGS EXCITING NEW TOURISM DEVELOPMENTS TO THE MYRTLE BEACH AREA OF SOUTH CAROLINA

01/11/2011

As one of the fastest-growing family and vacation destinations in the nation, the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina currently attracts an average of 14 million visitors annually along with thousands of new residents to the destination each year. Known affectionately as “The Grand Strand,” Myrtle Beach has grown more than 35 percent over the past decade and continues to evolve and expand, giving way to an entirely “New” Myrtle Beach area of accommodations, attractions and events. In May 2010, the destination welcomed a brand-new oceanfront boardwalk and promenade, spanning 1.2 miles of oceanfront property and kicking off a revitalization of the classic downtown area. Already established as a must-see for visitors and residents alike, this addition is just the beginning of an ongoing growth process that will bring a wealth of new options and activities for visitors. 2011 is already seeing a variety of new attractions and below is a sneak peek at some of the newest developments debuting this



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