North Myrtle Beach is known for its fun in the sun during the summer. However, fall may be one of the best times to visit the area. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should visit North Myrtle Beach this fall:
1.) Weather – The summer may be over, but the temperatures are perfect beach weather. The humidity begins to fade out and being outdoors becomes more comfortable. Typically the average summer temperature is 87 with a low of 73. During the fall months, it begins to dip with 82/67 in September, 74/56 in October and 66/47 in November. You can check the weekly North Myrtle Beach forecast now!
2.) Fewer Crowds – On average there are about a half million visitors that come to the Grand Strand in the summer months. Once Labor Day weekend is over those numbers begins to decrease. With fewer crowds, this means less traffic, shorter lines and more room to stretch out on the beach.
3.) Lower Rates – There are many hotels in North Myrtle Beach that have significantly lower rates in the off-season. Lower rates means being able to treat yourself to the things you want to do on vacation like golfing, shopping and dining out. Plus, with fewer guests at the hotel, you’ll have more amenities to yourself.
4.) Festivals – Fall festivals are very popular with visitors and locals. The festivals move away from free concerts and onto more traditional festivals. These include the Little River Shrimp & Jazz Festival, the Loris Chicken Bog-Off and Oktoberfest.
5.) Restaurants – In the summertime many North Myrtle Beach restaurants can have up to a two-hour wait time. However, this is not the case during the fall. You have a much better chance of walking into a restaurant and getting seated immediately in the off-season. Also, restaurants tend to have more happy hour options, plus early bird and late-night specials.
There are many reasons to visit North Myrtle Beach in the fall. The weather is perfect and the crowds fade out. What more could you ask for?