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Where to Retire selects City of Myrtle Beach as one of America's 100 Best Places to Retire

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has been selected as a top retirement destination in the sixth edition of “America’s 100 Best Places to Retire,” a comprehensive guidebook of the country’s most appealing retirement towns. The book, edited and published by the experts at Where to Retire, is available online at and Amazon.

Editors and staff spent 11 months researching m...ore than 800 cities. The final selection represents 35 states and includes six South Carolina locales: Aiken, Beaufort, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head Island and Myrtle Beach. Each city profile combines extensive research, local knowledge and in-depth interviews with retirees who made the move (670 retirees, to be exact).

The chosen cities vary in size, climate, amenities and lifestyle, and each falls into one of 10 categories that focuses on the city’s defining feature, such as beaches, mountains, low costs, four seasons and appealing downtowns.

“This book allows readers to tap into the wisdom of hundreds of relocated retirees, including those who moved to Myrtle Beach, one of our 10 best beach towns,” said Where to Retire Editor Annette Fuller. “This volume will get you dreaming of your retirement and where you might land. But the stories also bring you past wistful dreams and into the realm of real research, including information on weather, taxes, downtown attractions and even the caveats of each city.”

Where to Retire is published six times a year and covers the best retirement regions, towns and master-planned communities. It has a national circulation of 200,000 and is sold on various newsstands and at Barnes & Noble.