Myrtle Beach is famous for being a summertime haven, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. While this is not news to most people, below are 12 cool facts about the Grand Strand that you might not know.
1. The original name of the Myrtle Beach area was "Chicora" (sound familiar?), a Native American word that means "The Land". It was later changed to Myrtle Beach to honor the uniqueness of the Wax Myrtle tree, which is native to the South Carolina area.
2. In the ye... read more