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virginia vs myrtle beach?

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virginia vs myrtle beach?

i have been to neither, planning to take a 10 day vacation, want to go to luray cavern, and then could drive to either beach, wondering if anybody has been to both, and which one would u pick to go back and why? that is family friendly.

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1. Re: virginia vs myrtle beach?

Lots of responses and ideas at your finger tips.

Go to the Top Questions about VB here on your upper right. Click on Should we go to VB, OC or MB?

Then click on the question about VB or MB.

You can also type in the search bar here just the words Myrtle Beach.

Order the responses by date to get lots of recent ones.

Lots of beaches have good points depending on what you're looking for. We like the wide boardwalk in VB, very wide beach, festivals nearly weekly...and the quieter Va outer banks still in VB and called Sandbridge.

I think the main economic point in MB is tourism. Some sort of glamorous places to eat and shop and walk around. Hotel properties are very nice. The width of the beach depends on you location.

Ask us more questions as you fine tune.

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2. Re: virginia vs myrtle beach?

i feel bad posting a question without reading the FAQ section. thanks for pointing it out. i should have known that.

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3. Re: virginia vs myrtle beach?

No need to feel bad ;) I have been to Myrtle, ( not North Myrtle which I hear is a bit nicer, but the storm sewers opening into the middle of the beach itself made for in my opinion, a not-so Grand Strand. We prefer VB, and the Sandbridge area in particular to any Atlantic beach we have visited -OCMD, Myrtle, OBX/HI, and Chincoteague/Asategue. They all have their strong points, and weak points, but VB all around is more fun in our opinion.

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4. Re: virginia vs myrtle beach?

No problem. Some people might think they are some sort of stock tourist board answers.

But they're not. Wendy and I and probably Bud are among the responders. They are a collection from when others ask the same question. They are topics and answers just like this.

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BudY, we need a like button for your answers:)

Are ya'll havin' fun yet? I know you are.

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linatoday, I like to post this picture especially for new people. I've been going to VB for a long time now many times a year and still love it.

Click on webcam. Then click that little icon in the picture frame lower left side. You need to do that to get the full effect. Right now I'm watching the rosey glow of the sunset, little kids skipping across the two lane bicycle path beside the landscaped 30' award winning boardwalk and heading out to the wide sand of Guinness' longest pleasure beach in the world. The boardwalk is 3 miles long with lots to do along the way.

This is a webcam set up on the shady side of a hotel. The sun sets on the front. So it's best to see during the day:

hamptoninnvirginiabeachoceanfront.com/live-b…

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having been to both, I much prefer Virginia Beach. Myrtle Beach is so spread out that it's essential to hire I car (which I prefer not to do).

As the Virginia Beach Oceanfront area is more compact, it's much more accessible. I also think that Virginia Beach is more family focused and the boardwalk is always a hive of activity.

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We do like that we can park and never get in the car again if we don't want to in VB. The Wave bus has routes along the main drag, Atlantic Ave, as well as to activities and shopping. But walking to the many oceanfront...or nearly so...restaurants via the boardwalk makes it go so fast we don't realize it. And lots on the boardwalk along the way....monuments, historic cottage museums, play areas for kids, stages for entertainment, fishing pier, little amusement park, etc.

Check out the Top Question about the boardwalk where Wendy and I listed some of the things one encounters walking the boardwalk.

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Nice webcam! Will have to look during the day. Ty

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Of course we are Explorer! We're here! Found Pungo Palms for cold hardy palms and cactus and have some new specimens for the yard. Nothing like looking out in a Central PA snow storm and seeing the palms poking up through the snow LOL....