Myrtle Beach Vacation – The Best Mile
The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is an exciting relativity new attraction in Myrtle Beach. The beach boardwalk stretches from the 2nd Avenue Pier to the 14th Avenue Pier and is home to several festivals and events all summer long. For instance, the Ocean Boulevard’s Hot Summer Nights at Plyler Park is a main attraction that features live concerts on Tuesdays and Saturdays, A “Kid’s Carnival” on Monday nights, and amazing fireworks show on Wednesday nights! The 1.2 mile-long oceanfront boardwalk also features numerous shops and restaurants along its path and is divided into three sections.
The northernmost portion stretches from the 14th Avenue North Pier to Plyler Park. The mid-section is located from Plyler Park to the former Pavilion Amusement Park site at 8th Avenue North and has a more carnival-like atmosphere with oceanfront dining and businesses. The Southernmost end leads down to the 2nd Avenue Pier and has an oceanfront park.
Some interesting facts about the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is that is took nine months to build and cost close to $7 million to make. There are also about 800,000 feet of lumber, 300,000 nails, 555,000 screws, and 10,000 bolts that make up the boardwalk!