How to Escape the Heat in Myrtle Beach

All winter we look forward to the warmth of the summer months but sometimes there can be too much of a good thing. Heat is great in moderation but if you’re looking for where to go to escape the worst of the heat in Myrtle Beach we have some great suggestions. Our first would have to be the gorgeous swimming pool at Grand Strand Resorts but we think you’re probably wanting something air conditioned about now. During the hottest days of summer, escape to any of the following cool spots.

Where to Escape the Heat in Myrtle BeachGo to the Movies
10177 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
Phone (843) 272-6598
Hang out in the air conditioning while watching the big screen at any number of theaters in the area! The city has multiple theaters, showing the hottest shows. Grab your popcorn and Coca – Cola for some classic fun.

How to Escape the Heat in Myrtle BeachGo Bowling at 710 North Myrtle Beach
1105 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach
Phone (843) 663-2695
1105 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach
Phone (843) 663-2695
Come and enjoy a fun, casual atmosphere as you bowl a game or two with food and friends. Try out one of our 14 standard lanes or play on one of the 6 boutique lanes. Play your favorite games or try something new. There are six billiard tables, foosball, bocce ball, table tennis, darts, board games, and much more. Air conditioned bar and restaurant on site.

How to Escape the Heat in Myrtle BeachVisit an Arcade
100 South Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach
Phone (843) 249-6460
Arcade games galore can be found along the Grand Strand. Winning sounds and flashing lights welcome patrons to participate in the fun of hanging out on the strip and engaging in the carnival-esque style of the boulevard. Special areas such as the streets that outline the Pavilion have a number of awesome arcades so check them out!

How to Escape the Heat in Myrtle Beach

1313 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach
Phone (843) 626-9962
WonderWorks, a huge house upside-down on a crab shack in Myrtle Beach, provides an amazing display of education and entertainment. For family fun and excitement as well as a tremendous learning experience, take part in the simulators or check out over 100 interactive hands-on exhibits. At WonderWorks, nothing is left unturned, not even you as you’ll be inverted to fit the upside-down sequence once you arrive. Myrtle Beach’s newest attraction has changed the way you look at science!

How to Escape the Heat in Myrtle BeachComedy Cabana
9588 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach
Phone (843) 449-4242
Get your laugh on while enjoying the air conditioned environment in Myrtle Beach comedy clubs. Head to places like Comedy Cabana, which features comics from around the country and share some gut-busting humor with the masses.

Casino Boat Cruise
4495 Mineola Avenue, Little River, SC
Phone (843) 280-2933
Take Las Vegas out to sea when you come to South Carolina! Myrtle Beach features the ever-popular casino boats that carry favorites such as roulette, poker, craps, slot machines, blackjack and bingo, all ready to carry you on a voyage of games, food and drinks.

How to Escape the Heat in Myrtle BeachMedieval Times
2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach
Phone (866) 543-9637
Come to the number one dinner show in America! Medieval Times in Myrtle Beach is one of the few places where you can take part in a live jousting and cheer on the knights in shining armor as they fight for the castle. As the King’s guest, you will feast just like the king in a three-course meal while the battles ensue in a delightfully air conditioned environment. Be in the presence of the full court just like the old days at Medieval Times, the country’s most popular dinner and theater show to ever hit the coast!


Free & Cheap Attractions in North Myrtle Beach

Vacations can potentially cost a lot of money. When you want to give your wallet a rest, take advantage of the following no-to-low-cost things to do in the North Myrtle Beach SC area. It just goes to prove that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to have a good time!

Free & Cheap Attractions In North Myrtle Beach1. Free Summer Concerts – Every Thursday evening there are free summer concerts open to the public from 7 to 9 p.m. Bring a chair and wear your dancing shoes. These concerts will have you on your feet and moving all through the summer! Main Street; 202 Main Street, North Myrtle Beach and Horseshoe; 11 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach.

2. McLean Park – Located on Oak Drive in the Ocean Drive section of North Myrtle Beach, this is a 10 acre park that has picnic tables, grills, a 2 acre lake, playground, paved walking trails, tennis courts, roller hockey rink, a softball/baseball field and a meditation garden. The park is the site of many of the Parks and Recreation Department’s special events like free weekly concerts or movies.

Free & Cheap Attractions In North Myrtle Beach3. Barefoot Landing – SummerFest 2014 lasts all summer long at Barefoot Landing and provides nightly boardwalk entertainers that include an assortment of magicians and clowns, stilt walkers, Nigel & Ally’s Traveling Dance Party, Nick Pike, unicyclists, jugglers, comedians, Kids’ Karaoke and more. Come enjoy free carousel rides on Saturdays and fireworks at 10:15 p.m. every Monday night.

4. The Hippo Waterslide – The world’s largest waterslide, The Hippo, is a 3-story slide that you can ride for just $3 per ride. Located on the beach between 1st and 2nd Avenues South in North Myrtle Beach this is affordable for any beachgoer. Purchase an all-day wristband for just $20!

Free & Cheap Attractions In North Myrtle Beach5. Candlelit Dinner on the Beach – Pack a cooler with an assortment of special foods suitable for dinner. You can find these in any of the local delis. Bring a beach blanket, candles & matches and some easy-listening music. Head over to the closest beachfront as dusk approaches and spread out your blanket, surrounding it with candles stuck in the sand. With music playing and by the light of the candles, enjoy a romantic dinner on the beach.

Now that you know you can safe a bundle on things to do once you’re here you can also take advantage of the Hot Deals we have going on all the time at Grand Strand Resorts. Deals like 15-25% off full week stays or free nights thrown in, are not to be missed! If we can assist you in any way please give us a call at 800-367-6515 or reach us through our Contact page.