North Myrtle Beach has once again captured the spotlight, with two of its beautiful beaches earning prestigious spots in USA TODAY's 10Best awards for 2024. Recognized for their stunning beauty and inviting atmosphere, North Myrtle Beach and Cherry Grove Beach have been named among the best beaches in South Carolina.

Double Honors for North Myrtle Beach

In the latest rankings by USA TODAY's 10Best, North Myrtle Beach proudly secured the #2 spot, while Cherry Grove Beach clinched the #6 position. These accolades are the result of careful selections by a panel of travel experts and editors, followed by public voting.

Cheryl Y. Kilday, CDME, President and CEO of Destination North Myrtle Beach, expressed her excitement over the honors:

“We are thrilled to be named a top beach in South Carolina. It is an honor to be recognized by the esteemed editors at USA TODAY and voted among the best by readers. We cherish our beautiful beaches and North Myrtle Beach’s laid-back beach lifestyle that has become a beloved mainstay year-round for both locals and visitors alike.”

The top rankings in the USA TODAY 10Best awards for Best Beach in South Carolina also include Pawleys Island (#1), Hilton Head Island (#3), and Folly Beach (#4). These rankings highlight the diversity and allure of South Carolina's coastline.

Experience the Charm of North Myrtle Beach

Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and South Carolina’s winding Intracoastal Waterway, North Myrtle Beach is located at the northern end of South Carolina’s Grand Strand.

For those looking to explore these award-winning destinations, North Myrtle Beach offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and vibrant activities. Visitors can enjoy nine miles of pristine beaches, water-based fun, fresh seafood, and outdoor recreation, including fishing and golfing. The area’s small-town charm and family-friendly accommodations make it an ideal vacation spot.

About USA TODAY's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards

The USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards highlight the best in travel and leisure, with winners determined through expert input and public voting. For more details on the awards and to view the full list of winners, click here.

With two beaches ranked among the best in South Carolina, North Myrtle Beach continues to be a premier destination for beach enthusiasts. Whether you're a local or a visitor, the area's stunning coastline and relaxed atmosphere offer an unforgettable beach experience.