Which is Better?

Myrtle Beach vs Gulf Shores

Myrtle Beach vs Gulf Shores

Myrtle Beach is lively and has more going on. The beaches are diverse, there's more nightlife options and the many activities for kids there make it a family vacation favorite...

Gulf Shores feels a little more laid-back. It's got some great activities, beaches and dining too, but may suit outdoorsy people more thanks to its many hiking trails...

EPIC Activities

Myrtle Beach has many family friendly activities, but Gulf Shores is the better destination for outdoor lovers.


More upbeat vibe, great shopping, and lots of nightlife options.

Gulf Shores

Laid-back vibe, many outdoor activities and beautiful beaches.

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