You know you are going to have to find a compromise. We think Myrtle Beach might be the best of both worlds for everyone. In this article, we'll show you why.
Five Reasons Myrtle Beach is the Best Retirement Destination
1) Myrtle Beach is one of the Best All-Around Places to Live
In our most recent blog post, we covered the WMBF article about the best small cities in America. The Resonance Consultancy studies numerous places throughout the United States and ranked Myrtle Beach 9th on their important list. WMBF wrote:
“With so much to see and do, it’s no wonder that the city tops our Attractions subcategory for small cities. The climate for business is even better. Myrtle Beach is one of the fastest-growing small cities in the country; already home to 25 international companies, it’s in the Top 10 for foreign direct investment. he business community lauds the location as central, and the Myrtle Beach International Airport (the city ranks #18 for Connectivity) is working to further position the city as an East Coast hub.”
With a bustling airport, excellent business climate, and growing population, Myrtle Beach is poised to continue to climb the list of best places to live. There is already so much to do in our area, but we are excited to see what the future holds as new businesses and attractions open.
2) Myrtle Beach has Big-City Amenities with Small Town Charm
Myrtle Beach itself has around 35,000 residents, while the metro area is home to less than half a million people. We have about the same number of people as cities like Asheville, Knoxville, and Roanoke. Nevertheless, with a steady influx of tourism, you will find no shortage of big-city amenities. For retirees concerned our area is too large, RealStar Homes builds houses in several communities that are just a short drive from the famous Grand Strand. You can find all the small-town charm you desire with more amazing restaurants and entertainment than almost anywhere on the East Coast.
3) Myrtle Beach Has Fishing, Golf, and Entertainment
You and your partner can enjoy every activity and hobby you can imagine, including:
- World-class golfing
- Fresh and saltwater fishing
- Boating and watersports
- Tennis and other sports
- Hiking, jogging, and cycling
- Surfing and kayaking
- Dancing, nightlife, and food
- Learning art and enjoying museums
4) Myrtle Beach is Convenient to Many East Coast Cities
While you might have imagined retirement somewhere far away from most society, your family may not agree with you going off the grid. If you want to stay in touch with friends, family, and grandchildren, Myrtle Beach is convenient to many east coast cities including:
- Raleigh, NC
- Atlanta, GA
- Knoxville, TN
- Charlotte, NC
- Richmond, VA
- Savannah, GA
- Johnson City, TN
Whether you want a hub from which you can go anywhere or a house in which your family can visit from anywhere, RealStar Homes can help.
5) Myrtle Beach is Not Too Far from the Mountains
If there is some debate as to whether you want to retire to the beach or the mountains, Myrtle Beach may be the answer. We have the beach, of course, but we are close enough to the mountains for a day trip or a weekend getaway.
If you are ready to consider Myrtle Beach as your perfect balance of everything you could want in a retirement location, you will need to begin the process of finding the right home. RealStar Homes has been building the highest quality homes in the Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach areas for decades. We are happy to help answer your questions about our city and our homes. We have several move-in ready options, while we are always developing new houses and neighborhoods throughout the area. Contact RealStar Homes today for your perfect Myrtle Beach retirement.