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
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.
Myrtle Beach Segway Tours
There is nothing like seeing the beach from your own segway. Cruise through the town on an eco-friendly segways and even explore the Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet on your ride. You can ride through the Market Commons, to see a variety of wildlife, shops, restaurants, parks, and much more. If you are looking for just an experience, take a nice joy ride down Farrow Parkway and see what it’s like to be a local. The tour in Market Commons will show you all of the shopping, dining, and breweries in the area.
If you are a nature lover, this is the place for you. Brookgreen Gardens not only has beautiful gardens but also the most stunning ponds, wildlife, and memorials. It truly feels like you go back in time when visiting. The tour offers a walk-through of their many gardens, as well as an educational guide all about the plantation. Learn about the history of the area and how Brookgreen Gardens came to be. Relax and unplug while you spend a day in the gardens. The laid-back, serene feel of the garden will make you feel as if you are in another city in South Carolina.
Cap’ N Rod’s Lowcountry Tours
For those who are interested in nature and history, this is the tour for you. Set out to view the beautiful low country and learn about its history as you bask in the breathtaking nature. See the natural habitats of wildlife local to the area, or even listen to the ghost legends. Explore the area on the boat as you visit the abandoned rice plantations, as it takes you back in time to life before the civil war. You will see mansions that are still intact on plantations and so much more. You won’t be disappointed in taking a day trip out to this guided tour for some of the best sightseeing opportunities around.
Charleston Adventures Day Trips
For those looking for a bit more excitement outside of the city consider taking a day trip to Charleston. Charleston offers some of the best tours in South Carolina. It is rich in history, culture, and has plenty to do. From sightseeing tours to stopping in other towns like Georgetown on your way there is so much to see and do. Enjoy the many outdoor activities such as a carriage ride through the city. There’s nothing quite like experiencing a town on horseback. You will get to see all the natural beauty, gift shops and so much more while on this trip.
With so many excursions to see and do there are plenty of things to keep you busy from Little River all the way down to Charleston. You can even turn it into a scavenger hunt and stop by Myrtle Beach State Park, for a nature hike. No matter what you do with your time in North Myrtle Beach we are sure you will love it. We hope to see you soon, maybe even on a wildlife tour.