That is a matter of opinion. What we can tell you is that the most popular time to visit the Grand Strand is during the summer from June to August. It’s the perfect time to cool off in the ocean and relax on the beach listening to the waves. Since it’s the most popular time of the year, expect restaurants, attractions and the beach to be busy.
If you decide to come to Myrtle Beach from September to November, you’ll typically enjoy sixty more days of summer-like weather. Days are still warm but not quite as humid and the ocean is still perfect for sunbathing or a walk on the beach. This time of year, is also hurricane season so you will typically see less crowds. There are also some great festivals at this time of year.
December through February on the Grand Strand is ideal for those who enjoy a slower pace. There are typically no crowds at this time of year, low humidity and balmy temperatures. Leading up to the holidays is a great time to visit the area for the many holiday shows, great shopping and great decorations at Brookgreen Gardens for their Night of a Thousand Candles.
Spring in Myrtle Beach is a great time to come to the area. The weather during this time of year is beautiful. While the water may not be the ideal temperature to swim, the beach is great for lounging in a beach chair or just soaking up some vitamin sea!