Myrtle Beach awarded top honors from

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - People looking for a little sun and fun are heating up the Grand Strand tourism industry, and now Myrtle Beach is being named as the "Top U.S. Beach and Sun Destination" by

The TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards are based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers on Website officials said Myrtle Beach's top honor was determined by a combination of destination comments, favorite places and overall popularity.

Myrtle Beach beat out San Diego, CA, and Poipu, HI, for the honor.

A number of cities across the U.S. were also honored for top food and wine, nightlife, romance and family-friendly atmosphere.

For a full list of winners from, click here.

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