The Best Tours in Myrtle Beach

With so much to see and do in North Myrtle Beach, it can be hard to decide what to spend your time doing. From the 60 miles of beach on the Grand Strand to the wonderful attractions the town offers, there is plenty to do to keep you busy your entire time. However, there is no need to try and figure out the area by yourself, there are many places that offer tours, guided and self-lead that allow you to experience the area like a true local. Here are a few of our favorite tours in the North Myrtle Beach area. 

Kayak & Boat Tours

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North Myrtle Beach takes pride in their glass-bottom kayak tours as well as their boat tours. From dolphin watching to spending the day paddling out on the water, it will certainly be a day well spent. The glass bottom kayak tour will take you through the salty marshes of the beach. It is an experience the whole family can participate in and will love. Not only will the tour be relaxing and breathtaking, but it will also be educational. You will get to learn about the wildlife in the area as well as the marshes ecosystem. There are also plenty of places that offer jet ski tours, surf lessons, and even paddleboarding tours.

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Celebrating a Myrtle Beach Labor Day

Just like that summer is coming to an end. There is nothing like celebrating the last bit of warm weather like having a big summer blowout vacation in North Myrtle Beach. Labor Day weekend is full of fun, excitement, and of course warm weather in the Myrtle Beach Area. From fireworks to waterpark trips, there is plenty to do and see as we bid summer fair well. No matter what you are interested in doing, Myrtle Beach has it all. Here are a few of our favorite things to do as we kick off the new season with this holiday weekend and end of summer bash.

Fireworks Show

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What better way to celebrate a holiday than see beautiful fireworks. Even better, you don’t have to purchase or be in charge of the fireworks, you just get to enjoy them. There are several places throughout North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach that offer a great firework show. You can see some at Barefoot Landing, Broadway at the beach, or even the Pelicans stadium. Barefoot and Broadway both offer a great shopping and dining experience as well as live entertainment and live music. There’s nothing quite like a dinner and a show. Many restaurants located in Barefoot Landing will be overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway.

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Where to See Live Music in Myrtle Beach

When traveling to North Myrtle Beach it is essential to visit and experience several different things in the area. Of course, the beach itself is most important, but there are many other attractions and activities to visit on the Grand Strand that will create unforgettable memories. From waterparks to shopping in Barefoot Landing or Broadway at the Beach there is always something going on. Locals and visitors both love the nightlife or live music that the Grand Strand offers. Enjoy a concert on ocean blvd, or in one of your favorite restaurants. You can always catch a live set somewhere. Here are a few of our favorite live music venues to check out on your beach vacation.

Barefoot Landing

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Not only is Barefoot Landing a great way to spend an evening due to its shopping and dining options, but it is also wonderful for live entertainment. They offer many restaurants with outside and inside music venues. 

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North Myrtle Beach Rental Chairs & Umbrella Information

There is nothing quite like a relaxing, luxurious beach vacation in South Carolina. Whether you want to enjoy invigorating water sports and other lively activities, or you would rather just lay back and leisurely absorb the sight of the sea, the sunshine, and the sounds of the waves, all while sipping away at a cool, refreshing drink – you want to make sure that you are able to do so in maximum comfort, while you are also being protected from the heat.

 

*Updated May 2021*

 

Bringing your own beach chairs and umbrellas -especially if arriving with children- is unnecessarily complicated; North Myrtle beach chairs are readily available for short- and long-term rentals through North Myrtle Beach Services. From late April to mid-October, you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day.

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Beach Services can also help you to set up your reserved chairs ahead, taking all chores off your shoulders, so you can relax and enjoy your well-deserved vacation without having to worry about any technical details, delays, or frustration. For your complete ease of mind, Beach Services are offering cold drinks and refreshments as well -at an additional cost -along the beach, making your North Myrtle Beach vacation even more hassle-free and convenient.

 

How To Rent Beach Chairs and Umbrellas

Renting your beach chairs and umbrellas is extremely easy! You have two simple options to choose from:

Call Beach Services at (843) 280-5684, or
Visit the website of the City of North Myrtle Beach Parks and Recreation Department to secure your rental at:

https://www.nmb.us/217/Chair-Umbrella-Rentals

Whichever option you may select, you will be presented with the available Daily, Weekly, and Season passes, along with special, Combo Packages offered.

North Myrtle Beach List of Chair and Umbrella Rentals

You have many convenient rental options to choose from:

Daily Rental Prices:

Full Day Chair: $15
Full Day Umbrellas: $25
Daily Combo, including 2 chairs and 1 umbrella: $35

Weekly Rental Prices:

Weekly Chair rental: $65
Weekly Umbrella rental: $100
Weekly Combo, including 2 chairs and 1 umbrella: $160

 

All prices are valid as of June 2021.

As you see, renting North Myrtle Beach chairs needn’t be a complicated process. Begin to plan your South Carolina getaway now, and rest assured, you will have a relaxing, comfortable, and worry-free stay in North Myrtle Beach!

The Best Amusement Parks in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach or the Grand Strand offers over 60 miles of beautiful oceanfront activities. From strolling down ocean boulevard to shelling on the beach, the fun never ends in the sunny state of South Carolina. From the ocean to the shopping malls there are many different areas that feature amusement parks, rides, and water parks.  For those who are adrenaline junkies, here are a few of our favorite amusement parks and water parks around town that will be the perfect way to spend a day with the whole family. 

Broadway Amusement Rides

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All You Can Eat Crab Legs In North Myrtle Beach

If you are looking for a night out with your family to relax and indulge in different foods, look no further. North Myrtle Beach is home to many all-you-can-eat seafood buffets providing some of the freshest seafood around. From all you can eat crab legs, to hush puppies and fried fish, you certainly won’t leave hungry. For those with picky eaters, there are over 150 items on most buffets to ensure there is something everyone will love. With so many seafood restaurants to choose from, it’s hard to find the perfect place. To make it easier we have compiled a list of our favorite restaurants that offer all-you-can-eat crab legs.

Bennett’s Calabash

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Steakhouses In North Myrtle Beach

No matter where you are on vacation or at home there’s nothing that beats a good steak dinner. From the bread and butter served as you sit down or a steaming hot loaded baked potato, this dinner has always been a crowd favorite. North Myrtle Beach is home to many Seafood restaurants as we are so close to the ocean. However, there are many steakhouses that give seafood restaurants a run for their money. Here are A few of our favorite Steakhouses in North Myrtle Beach.  

21 Main at North Beach

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North Myrtle Beach Breweries

North Myrtle Beach is filled with beautiful beaches, entertaining attractions, and of course the home of the Carolina Shag dance and competition. Some of its most popular attractions are Barefoot Landing, Alabama Theatre, Alligator Adventure, and also some local brewpubs and breweries. With brewpubs and speakeasy’s becoming all the rage right now, North Myrtle Beach is seeing more and more pop up. There are many restaurants that sell craft beers but only a select few have breweries attached to them. Here are a few of our favorite breweries, brewpubs, and restaurants with the best craft beers. 

Twelve 33 Distillery

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A Guide To Duplin Winery

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What is better than enjoying good wine, a great atmosphere, and wonderful company?  At Duplin Winery, located in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina,  enjoy the outgoing atmosphere while sipping on sweet wine.  Just off of Hwy 17 S, near Barefoot Landing, Duplin Winery has a big, beautiful tasting room and gift shop. The outdoor section has you overlooking a pond with games and fire pits all around.  The winery is open Monday through Saturday and best of all, no reservations are required to join. 

They are most known for their Muscadine wine, often seen at local grocery stores. Although there is much more to do than just walk in for a tasting and leave with a bottle. Here is our extensive guide on everything you need to know regarding Duplin Winery.

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2021 Blue Crab Festival: Everything You Need To Know!

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Little River, South Carolina is home to the annual Blue Crab Festival that will be celebrating its 40th year this May. Located on the Historic Little River Waterfront, this festival hosts about 50,000 people every year and provides local seafood, live music, and fun for the entire family.

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