North Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) March 24, 2011
CENTURY 21 Thomas, North Myrtle Beach’s oldest full service Real Estate and Vacation Rental Company is pleased to announce that the highly regarded travel website TripAdvisor has ranked the Myrtle Beach area among the Top Ten vacation destinations for amusement parks and boardwalks as part of their 2011 Travelers’ Choice Family Awards. The TripAdvisor list of U.S. destinations ranks Myrtle Beach #6, with praise for having abundant f amily-friendly amusement parks, water parks, and golf – in addition to excellent beaches.
TripAdvisor ranked Myrtle Beach as the best beach destination in the country in May of last year as part of its 2010 Travelers' Choice Destinations Awards. These prestigious awards are based on reviews posted on their website by users and travelers.
The complete 2011 Top Ten rankings include:
1. Anaheim, California.
2. Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
3. Wildwood Crest, New Jersey
4. Orlando, Florida
5. Sandusky, Ohio
6. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
7. Hershey, Pennsylvania
8. Ocean City, Maryland
9. Carlsbad, California
10. Panama City Beach, Florida
Myrtle Beach's Grand Strand stretches from Pawley's Island to the Cherry Grove Inlet in North Myrtle Beach, encompassing 60 miles of gently sloping beaches, salt marshes and inlets. A popular family vacation destination for over half a century, the Myrtle Beach area and CENTURY 21 Thomas offer accommodations that range from luxurious villas to classic beach cottages... something to fit nearly all budgets.
From the scream-worthy Swamp Fox, a wood-frame roller coaster, to dozens of thrilling water slides… the Grand Strand has it all! Hot choices for family fun include Family Kingdom Amusement & Water Park, the Pavilion Nostalgia Park, NASCAR SpeedPark, Myrtle Waves Water Park and Wild Water & Wheels. The Ripley family of attractions has a strong presence at the beach, providing exciting family outings at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, the Haunted Adventure, Marvelous Mirror Maze, Moving Theatre, and the very popular and educational Ripley’s Aquarium.
And speaking of the "E" word... Education can be FUN! Family and kid-friendly attractions abound at the beach. Take the kids to the Children's Museum South Carolina where they can play AND learn. Everyone young and old will find a visit to Brookgreen Gardens and Castle Atalaya a pleasant day trip. Looking for an Eco-tour? Try a trek to T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, a fifty-acre preserve that's home to tigers, apes, falcons, Bubbles the African elephant, and more. Check out the stars, laser & music shows, at state-of-the-art Ingram Planetarium.
New area attractions for 2011 are guaranteed to provide even more excitement and fun for the whole family. WonderWorks – an amusement park for the mind – will amaze visitors with interactive exhibits such as landing a space shuttle, piloting a fighter jet, and experiencing a 360-degree virtual roller coaster. Adrenaline Pumping Adventures at WonderWorks will feature outdoor adventures including a thousand foot ZipLine and a pirate-themed, forty-foot high Ropes Course.
Sports fans will have a blast catching a baseball game and rooting for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Texas Rangers class “A” team at BB&T Coastal Field, a first-rate facility right in the heart of the beach. Spring and summer baseball camps at the Ripken Experience are great choices for future All-Stars to hone their skills “the Ripken way”.
If your family hasn’t experienced the awesome fun of the Myrtle Beach area, give it a try. It’s a great place to make incredible vacation memories. Where you stay can be as important as where you play. For the tops in comfort and value, choose one of the spacious beach houses or oceanfront luxury condominiums offered by Century 21 Thomas Beach Vacations. Selections range from one to EIGHT bedrooms, are oceanfront and nearby, and have features such as pools, hot tubs and lazy rivers. You’re certain to find one that’s perfect for your family’s beach vacation headquarters. Book online anytime or call and reserve yours today!
ABOUT CENTURY 21 THOMAS
CENTURY 21 Thomas, established in 1962, is North Myrtle Beach’s oldest full-service real estate agency and vacation rental management company. CENTURY 21 Thomas lists and handles the sale and purchase of retirement properties, vacation homes and condominiums, investment properties, and primary residences. They also manage a large selection of vacation rental homes and condominiums, with properties located oceanfront, waterfront along the channels of Cherry Grove Inlet, and within easy walking distance of the beach. Their reputation as a real estate leader, knowledge of the area and the exceptional service provided to clients and customers are the keys to their success and longevity.
CENTURY 21 Thomas can be found on the web at http://www.CENTURY21thomas.com; be reached via email vacations@CENTURY21thomas.com or via phone at 800-249-2100. Century 21 Thomas is proud to a member of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA).
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