Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage Blog

Formerly known as Chicora, Myrtle Beach is a home for millions of tourists who frequent this place every other summer. It was changed to Myrtle to honor the self-proclaiming wax myrtle tree generously available in the area. The fresh breeze, tickling warm sand and buzzing water waves are some of the attractive features of the beach. 1. Birds  Did you know that there exist 276 varieties of birds around Myrtle Beach? It is a habitat for various gorgeous birds. Looking for a fascinating hobby, grab this one ... read more
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


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