Retire in Murrells Inlet, SC

Livability Score
52
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Pickled Cucumber

Amazing! I took the advice from a previous review and ordered from the chalkboard- our waitress Justine told us it changes every day. Excellent, hot and...

2. Poppy's Burgers & Subs

Nice little place. Staff was friendly. Atmosphere was nice. I had the western burger with the egg medium and hubby had the cheese burger. Both were juicy...

3. Charlie's Studio Cafe

A small quant cafe that blends a little beauty with a classic breakfast stop. By far one of my favorite spots for breakfast so far. Friendly staff,...

4. Perrone's

What a find! Thanks to a recommendation from a large contingent of women from Pittsburgh, I convinced a few of my golfing fanatics (we are in Myrtle every...

5. FishMonger Seafood

I recently visited FishMonger Seafood while on vacation in Myrtle Beach. It is located in a small plaza next to a closed Dollar General. Though dine-in is...

Golf
1. Tupelo Bay Golf Center

Enjoyed our game of Putt-Putt. Gave my husband a military discount AND asked if he could shake his hand. He told my husband thank you for his service!

2. Gazebo Inn

We really enjoyed our stay for a long weekend. It is advertised as family friendly, and that was very much the case. The room was nice especially for the...

3. Willbrook Plantation Golf Club

I played this course on Sun while I was visiting the area on a golf trip. The group I was with had 22 golfers. We played 4 courses in the Myrtle Beach area...

4. Spyglass Adventure Golf

Amazing putt putt course! One of my favorite courses ever! Love the cannon fire and water cannon explosions!

5. Whispering Pines Golf Course

Nice course. Very nice people. Will play again on this trip. Course in good condition. Convenient location. Highly recommend.

Active
1. Huntington Beach State Park

If you're looking for a fantastic place to spend a day (or a week!) with the family (or without the kids), you've found the right destination! Amazing,...

2. Brookgreen Gardens

My husband and son have been to Brookgreen Gardens on our vacation for the past two years. Each day we have spent there has been a great family...

3. Surfside Beach

Best family beach around here. Great food close by and surfside and garden city pier close by. Soft sand and warm water are found here. Just awesome!

4. Downwind Sails Watersports

We had a wonderful time. I have never been parasailing and I will be honest, I was nervous. The captain of the boat knew I was nervous and took great care...

5. Myrtle Beach State Park

Absolute peace of heaven. Seems like a hidden GEM. Serenity, nature untouched. They have an option for rental cabin, but you still have to pay individual...

Arts
1. Brookgreen Gardens

My husband and son have been to Brookgreen Gardens on our vacation for the past two years. Each day we have spent there has been a great family...

2. Grand 14 @ The Market Common

A very nice theater. Clean, with spacious, comfortable seats. Tickets are an average price. Concessions are a bit expensive. Good temperature throughout and...

3. Nightmare Haunted House

OMG First I left the attraction a little bloodied - my own blood mind you - but that was because it was so scary my kids clawed my arm trying to stay as...

4. Carolina Comedy Club

Honestly I've been to plenty of comedy clubs and this one was by far the best! (Even my boyfriend loved it and he's hard to please!) We went when Jamie...

5. Franklin G Burroughs-Simeon B Chapin Art Museum

Unexpected art and culture in Myrtle Beach. Amazing little art museum right in the heart of the touristy section. The exhibits rotate on a regular basis and...

Shopping
1. The Market Common

There is Soo much to be said about this place. The condos are clean and spacious. The surrounding area has any and everything you will need within walking...

2. Hammock Shop Complex

Adorable shopping complex to enjoy while walking around. We loved the wine shop where we tried a few new wines (most are imported rather than local or even...

3. Goodwill Industries of Lsc

There's a lot of clothing to choose from. Not a lot of home and furniture things but definitely a lot of clothing some better then others but that's to be...

4. Walmart Neighborhood Market

Awesome store, so clean and organized very well. This store had the basics and a wide range of products you could use for travel, beach and leisure. This...

5. Lazy Gator

WOW! I felt like I had stepped back in time. The service I got yesterday afternoon was amazing. When they did not have what I wanted, they made a couple...

Health
1. Body & Beyond Therapeutic Massage & Day Spa

Amazing. A-MAZE-ING. As a routine massage client in Northern Virginia, I have experienced the full gamut of massage experience. I came here while...

2. Glenn's Bay Dental Associates

On vacation like most, cracked a tooth on my way down, called first thing Monday morning, within 30 mins I was seen by 3 people, including a dentist, who...

3. Massage Envy - Myrtle Beach Surfside

Before coming in I had doubts about wether this massage chain would be good or not because I've mostly gone to other types of spas for massage and have high...

4. Dermavogue Aesthetic Laser Center

Deb and Lisa are phenomenal. Love getting face peels here. I know that Dr Turek works magic with people as well. I would send my mom here if she was...

5. Priority Health Of South Carolina

FINALLY, a doctor who listens and spends time with his patients!! Dr. Saleeby ordered the most thorough blood work I've ever had! He then spent an hour with...