Contrary to popular belief, many tourists actually enjoy being “trapped,” even if they claim they don’t. Myrtle Beach is proof, feeding these visitors (14 million a year), with its own brand of kitsch. Get past the stench of SPF-50 sunscreen, and the ocean breeze carries the aroma of everything from halal chicken shawarma, cotton candy-flavored saltwater taffy, calamari tempura, churro sundaes, whenever you’re not sipping frozen Mai Tais on a pool float shaped like a giant lobster.
A number of South Carolina restaurants have resumed dine-in service. The level of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit here. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More