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Plan Your Visit & Explore Family Friendly Attractions

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Experience everything under the sun in North Myrtle Beach. Discover our newest attractions and reminisce by visiting your all-time favorites. Whether you’re seeking rip-roaring roller coasters, water parks, bargain shopping, live entertainment, delectable dining, or the finest of championship golf, the Grand Strand of North Myrtle Beach offers it all. Here are a few of our favorite selections to help you plan your vacation before you even get here!

AMAZING AMUSEMENTS

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Alligator Adventure

With reptiles galore, Alligator Adventure is a premier North Myrtle Beach tourist attraction that draws thousands to the multiplex of Barefoot Landing. Stare into the eyes of some of the worlds most intriguing and beautiful animals with tours and educational exhibits to reveal nature’s treasures along the way. Bring the family or take a field trip to one of the world’s largest reptile facilities, located in the heart of South Carolina’s coast!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: alligatoradventure.com

Phone Number: (843) 361-0789

Pricing: $

Address: 4604 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Make sure to visit early in the day to avoid the heat!

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CAROLINA safari jeep tours

Identified by Uptake.com as one of the “Best attractions in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina,” Carolina Safari Jeep Tours takes you on an eco-tour of the coastline, displaying all of its beauty through aspects of nature, history, ecology, wildlife and ghost-lore all on one trip! Mesh fun and education while riding on an open-backed Jeep, allowing you to take in your surroundings without inhibitions! The tours run three and a half hours, seven days a week so reserve your seat and get rollin’!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: carolinasafari.com

Phone Number: (843) 497-5330

Pricing: $

Address: 7601 Driftwood Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Schedule a stop for food and drinks somewhere, like a cafe, including a stint of time to make a picnic at Huntington Beach State Park, which is a beautiful place and deserving of more time.

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T.I.G.E.R.S

Stands for The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species, an organization that has dedicated themselves to the education and promotion of global conservation. T.I.G.E.R.S. has appeared on programs such as The Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, and NBC’s Tonight Show to inform millions of the importance of wildlife conservation. Catch live performances of these big cats in and around Myrtle Beach at various times of the year!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: myrtlebeachsafari.com

Phone Number: (843) 361-4552

Pricing: $

Address: PO Box 31210, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

The animals spend only a couple hours per day, in the late afternoon, at T.I.G.E.R.S.

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Arcades

Games and games galore can be found along the Grand Strand when playing in Myrtle Beach. 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 awesome arcades so check them out!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: thenexusarcade.com

Phone Number: (843) 249-6460

Pricing: $

Address: 100 South Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Be sure to ask about their local discounts and group packages.

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Bowling

Inviting gamers of all ages to participate in the bowling culture of Myrtle Beach. Numerous bowling alleys host tournaments in which teams compete for recognition. Or, if you just want to hang out and knock over a few pins, bring your friends and family! Bowling is a popular past time and a perfect way to spend time at the beach.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: www.810bowling.com

Phone Number: (843) 249-2695

Pricing: $

Address: 1105 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Try the Food. It's highly recommended.

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SKYWHEEL

This amazing attraction brings star gazing to another level…literally! Skywheel allows you to travel 200 feet above sea level to engage the Atlantic Ocean in all of its vastness. Enclosed in climate-controlled, Swiss-manufactured gondolas, be in one of the only observatories of its kind in the United States. The Skywheel turns into an awesome LED display at night, creating a new attraction right on the oceanfront Boardwalk and promenade.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: skywheel.com

Phone Number: (843) 839-9200

Pricing: $

Address: 1110 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

This is a huge ferris wheel on the beach and well worth the ride. Best time to go is at sunset. The views from the top are amazing.

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WONDERWORKS

Ride along Hwy 17 South to see the weirdest sight along the Grand Strand: a huge house upside-down on a crab shack! That’s right, WonderWorks has landed right here in Myrtle Beach, offering the public an amazing display of education and entertainment in one facility! 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!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: wonderworksonline.com

Phone Number: (843) 626-9962

Pricing: $

Address: 1313 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

VIP package is highly suggested. This is for you to take advantage of everything. Just read the height and weight restrictions before you go if you have little ones.

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DUPLIN WINERY

Opened in the spring of 2015, the Duplin Winery tasting facility offers a tasteful way to spend an afternoon in North Myrtle Beach. Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere while you sample a variety of wines offered by Duplin Winery and learn about what makes each wine special. While there, you’ll also be able to enjoy specialty drinks and gourmet foods while you browse and shop for your favorite Duplin wines.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: duplinwinery.com

Phone Number: (843) 663-1710

Pricing: $

Address: 4650 Hwy 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

You can get a snack to go with your wine, from fresh made garlic chips and dip or cheese and crackers.

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TICKETRETURN.COM FIELD

Home of the minor-league Pelicans – with 5,200 seats (6,600 standing), luxury suites, and concessions.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: myrtlebeachpelicans.com

Phone Number: (843) 918-6000

Pricing: $

Address: 1251 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Park is very conveniently located and the parking is FREE! Ticket prices, for the best seat in the house, is under $15 and there is always something happening to keep the spectators entertained.

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SAY YES IN MYRTLE BEACH

Get married at the beach with the team at Say Yes In Myrtle Beach! Affordable beach weddings with a special flair. 

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: sayyesinmyrtlebeach.com

Phone Number: (843) 877-7407

Pricing: $

Address:

If you're looking for a perfect beach wedding with an intimate and personalized touch. Say Yes In Myrtle Beach is the answer.

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HARD ROCK CAFE

The Hard Rock Cafe of Myrtle Beach is a must-see location in the Myrtle area. This pyramid building stands 70 feet high and is hard to miss. But do not just stop to look. Head inside and enjoy some American classics. And, when we say classics, we are not just talking about the food. Bring the family or a friend and make it a time to remember.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: hardrock.com

Phone Number: (843) 946-0007

Pricing: $

Address: 1322 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Just enjoy the place and the food. The decor is a bit dark, but one could argue that its dark, modern feel is an aspect of Hard Rock in and of itself.

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PIER 14

A one of a kind restaurant with its own unique ambiance, Pier14 Restaurant & Lounge features great food in an exclusive setting. Positioned over the ocean, revel in a view that is unmatched along the beach; pair that with delicious seafood, other great American fare, and a full bar serving specialty drinks, and you have one unforgettable night. Also available is the Pier14 Gift Shop and the chance to rent poles for fishing. Incredible and delightful in all facets, Pier14 takes dining at the beach to a whole new level!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: pier14.com

Phone Number: (843) 448-4314

Pricing: $

Address: 1306 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

The food was to die for!! Seafood is super fresh! Sitting outside for the view highly recommended.

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Jimmy Buffet Margaritaville

Jimmy Buffet did more than make a song called Margaritaville; he created an empire! Within Broadway at the Beach, enjoy a classic American experience with a twist at Margaritaville! Here, shop for apparel and accessories and then take a minute to eat, drink, and be merry at this festive attraction! At night time, watch this tropical scene glow as the deck turns into a hot spot for live entertainment and dancing which makes this a getaway within a getaway. Visit Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, the Grand Strand’s personal paradise!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: margaritavillemyrtlebeach.com

Phone Number: (843) 448-5455

Pricing: $

Address: 1114 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Enjoy their famous cheeseburgers. Fun atmosphere, friendly, quick service.

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LA BELLE AMIE

Families and tour groups are welcome to this public vineyard, offering you the chance to experience fine wines, delicious sauces, and spices all while on the South Carolina coast! Take a peek at the calendar of events that has a list of free tours, music, and special wine tastings. Visitors get a chance to shop for gifts with a glass of wine in hand while enjoying the natural settings of the Bellamy farm. Call ahead for tour schedules.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: labelleamie.com

Phone Number: (843) 399-9463

Pricing: $

Address: 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, SC 29566

It's best when you visit during the weekend because most of the time they will have events and live music. Great place to visit and have a glass or two of your favorite wine and relax!

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BISTRO 90

A locals’ favorite, Bistro 90 has fine dining and exceptional service in a casual atmosphere. Daily lunch and dinner specials are posted on their Facebook page. Locally owned and operated, Bistro 90 is located about 10 minutes from Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. A lunch menu with items ranging from appetizers to sandwiches to brick oven pizzas is available daily for your enjoyment. The dinner menu has pasta dishes, steaks that are aged in house, veal, chicken, seafood, and daily specials. Enjoy a the full bar and and the extensive international wine list. Stop in and see Roland or any of his outstanding staff.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: bistro90.com

Phone Number: (843) 390-5151

Pricing: $

Address: 7209 Highway 90, Longs, SC 29568

This is a small restaurant so, reservations are highly recommended.

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NEW SOUTH BREWING

New South Brewing is a small microbrewery in Myrtle Beach, SC that’s been brewing great beer since 1998.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: newsouthbrewing.com

Phone Number: (843) 916-2337

Pricing: $

Address: 1109 Campbell Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Great beer, huge selection, highly recommended. Location is a bit hard to find for someone who's not in the area but worth the adventure!

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LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

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LITTLE RIVER BLUE CRAB FESTIVAL

The Little River Blue Crab Festival is a yearly attraction to locals and tourists alike. Come and visit this two-day event and take part of this occasion. Vendors from various types of seafood to art will be present. This is a family-oriented event, and fun for everyone. So, feel free to make it one of your hot spots this year.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: bluecrabfestival.org

Phone Number: (843) 249-6604

Pricing: $

Address: Water Front Ave, Little River, SC 29566

Bring your family & friends to enjoy fresh, local seafood from a waterfront restaurant or get your favorite festival food fix.

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FIREWORKS SHOWS

It doesn’t always have to be the 4th of July to catch an amazing fireworks show! Here in Myrtle Beach, just being by the ocean is cause for a celebration. Bring the kids to Broadway at the Beach during the summer nights to see an awesome fireworks show every Tuesday over Lake Broadway. A sure-fire way to spend quality time with the family, the night sky comes to life with flashing lights during these amazing fireworks displays. Come to Celebrity Circle for a memorable show, or visit one of the many piers on the 4th of July to be entranced by the firework theatrics!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: bflanding.com

Phone Number: (843) 444-3200

Pricing: $

Address: Broadway at the Beach, Highway 17 Bypass between 21st and 28th Avenues North Myrtle Beach, SC

Celebrate your vacation to Myrtle Beach by catching a beautiful fireworks show!

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CASINO BOATS

Take Las Vegas out to sea when you come to South Carolina! Myrtle Beach features the ever-popular casino boats that offer favorites such as roulette, poker, craps, slot machines, blackjack and bingo, all ready to carry you on a voyage of games, food, and drinks. Reserve a space to set sail on one of these cruise boats today! 

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: bigmcasino.com

Phone Number: (843) 280-2933

Pricing: $

Address: 4495 Mineola Avenue, Little River, SC 29566

If you're susceptible to seasickness or vertigo, bring Dramamine.

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COMEDY CABANA

Get your laugh on while hanging out in Myrtle Beach as comedy clubs are increasing within the city lines. Head to places like Comedy Cabana, which features comics from around the country to share some gut-busting humor with the masses.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: comedycabana.com

Phone Number: (843) 449-4242

Pricing: $

Address: 9588 N Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

You can buy food and drinks there that can be enjoyed during the show.

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MOVIES

Hang out in front of the big screen when you’re in Myrtle Beach! The city has multiple theatres, showing the box office’s hottest cinema. Grab your popcorn and Coca – Cola for some classic fun at the movies. A traditional way to have fun, watching great movies can always be a reliable source of entertainment when you’re at the beach!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: amctheatres.com

Phone Number: (843) 272-6598

Pricing: $

Address: 10177 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Go and check them out, plus order the movie nacho salsa and cheese, were great it last thru half the movie.

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ALABAMA THEATER

Voted Myrtle Beach’s #1 live theater attraction, Alabama Theater brings the family to a place where music and dance are the passion of the artists. Exciting live productions premiere all year long with “One the Show” from February to October and the South’s grandest Christmas show in November and December. Also check out guest artist’s concerts which showcase the hottest names in country, Motown, pop music, and comedy.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: alabama-theatre.com

Phone Number: (843) 342-2262

Pricing: $

Address: 4750 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

This theater is perfect for all ages. Bring your whole family!

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PIRATES' VOYAGE

Sail the wavering seas with Pirates Voyage, an action dinner theater presentation. Watch two pirate crews battle it out over the lost treasure of the Atlantic with high-flying action and heart-clutching drama. A fantastic score composed by Dolly Parton herself adds to the tremendous experience while amazing stunts and acrobatic flips and twists are done by pirate crews dueling in the air, on deck, and in the 15-foot lagoon built within the theater. Cheer as the show goes on and enjoy a full three-course dinner feast! Myrtle Beach has a new show in town and it’s docked right on the Grand Strand!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: piratesvoyage.com

Phone Number: (843) 497-9700

Pricing: $

Address: 8901-B Highway 17 Business, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

The atmosphere is much more casual than what you would expect, so dress in whatever you feel comfortable in.

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MEDIEVAL TIMES

Come to the number one dinner show in America! With nine locations around the United States, 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. 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!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: medievaltimes.com

Phone Number: (843) 543-9637

Pricing: $

Address: 2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

If you see a visitor center or check with your resort you can find a coupon booklet and get a nice discount on entry.

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GOOD VIBRATIONS

Calvin Gilmore’s latest production, Good Vibrations, is a stand-out virtual and musical tour of America’s popular tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s. The cast of the Carolina Opry transform into our favorite musical standouts and perform the songs that we remember from “back in the day.” Also featuring the comedy acts of the past, Good Vibrations is just that, being full of energy and excitement to remind you of the timeless classics for a well-needed trip down memory lane!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: thecarolinaopry.com

Phone Number: (843) 913-4000

Pricing: $

Address: 8901 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Just enjoy every part of the Carolina Opry Show and be impressed with all the talented musicians, singers, and dancers.

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HOUSE OF BLUES

Get in on a night of great music, fantastic food, and all-around nostalgic times at the legendary House of Blues! Known for its concerts and sharing the southern classic sounds of Blues, Rhythm and Blues, Gospel, Jazz, and Rock & Roll. LiveNation has teamed up with the venue to bring about the hottest music artists in the industry. The Crossroads at House of Blues features delta-inspired cuisine ranging from specialties like shrimp and grits to baby back ribs, with Gospel brunch Sundays being a popular outing among the locals. Be a part of the culture as House of Blues continues to be the spot for all of the senses.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach

Phone Number: (843) 272-3000

Pricing: $

Address: 4640 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

This is an awesome place with a lot of history in it. A must visit location. Great people and lots of entertainment. And the bread pudding was to die for.

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SHOPPING

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TANGER OUTLETS @ 22

Shop ‘til you drop at Tanger Outlets right off of Highway 22 in Myrtle Beach. With so many stores to choose from, make a day out of visiting shops like Liz Claiborne, Kenneth Cole, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Polo Ralph Lauren, NY & Company, and so much more! Hit the food court for a boost and find your favorite eats from Five Guys Burgers, Great Steak & Co., and others. Get the best selections at great prices over at Tanger Outlet when staying in Myrtle Beach!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: www.tangeroutlet.com

Phone Number: (843) 449-0491

Pricing: $

Address: 10835 Kings Road, Myrtle Beach SC, 29572

Check the coupon book you can get for coupons that work at both Tanger locations.

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MYRTLE BEACH MALL (OLD COLONIAL)

Find great deals and more at Myrtle Beach Mall! Formerly known as Colonial Mall, this parade of stores and restaurants has been a long standing feature in Myrtle Beach. Visit your favorite stores such as Bath & Body Works, American Eagle, Footlocker, and many others. The food court is a great place to relax and grab a bite of an array of tastes, ranging from American to Chinese to frozen desserts all in one place. An inviting shopping enclave for the entire family, open up to Myrtle Beach Mall and hit the ground running!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: mymallmyrtlebeach.com

Phone Number: (843) 272-4040

Pricing: $

Address: 10177 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Rent a little kid scooter to get around.

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BAREFOOT LANDING

With everything you could want in one location, find Barefoot Landing to be the place to go when visiting Myrtle Beach! In a relaxed setting of sprawling landscape is the appearance of a fishing village. Take a stroll along the boardwalk and observe the surroundings of the 27-acre lake. Combined with the natural beauty, is an abundance of shops, restaurants, high-level attractions, and entertainment. Perfect for a date night or a family outing, Barefoot Landing has it all in one perfect location!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: bflanding.com

Phone Number: (843) 272-8349

Pricing: $

Address: 4898 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Check out the refurbished walkways and additional entertainment options.

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BASS PRO SHOP

For those who enjoy the sport of the beach environment, know that there is a store that understands you! Located at the Myrtle Beach Mall is Bass Pro Shop, one of the country’s biggest outdoor retailers leading in fishing, hunting, and camping equipment. With everything from fishing tackle to boating accessories to ladies clothing, this store covers all elements of the outdoors in one expansive shop. Find everything you need in Bass Pro Shops to explore the wonderful environment of Myrtle Beach!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: stores.basspro.com

Phone Number: (843) 361-4800

Pricing: $

Address: 10177 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Take your kids to get a free aquarium experience and take a picture with the sharks.

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BROADWAY AT THE BEACH

A carnival of shopping, dining, entertainment, and attractions, Broadway at the Beach is surely the mecca of the Grand Strand! Find everything you could ever want to do right here as visitors and locals alike revel in the features of the area. Hit up the IMAX Theater for a visually explosive film, do a little shopping then hit Hard Rock Cafe or Margaritaville for dinner and musical nostalgia. Stay a little while as Broadway at the Beach lights up and turns into Myrtle Beach’s own Sunset Boulevard, boasting all sorts of entertainment and night life at every seam. This is definitely the place to be when coming to Myrtle Beach, so be a star and shine on Broadway at the Beach!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: broadwayatthebeach.com

Phone Number: (843) 444-3200

Pricing: $

Address: 1325 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Wear comfortable shoes since you're going to have a long walk around a big lake with many nice shops and restaurants.

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Market COMMON

Shop, live and dine in one remarkable setting as Market Common stands as one of Myrtle Beach’s newest and swankiest neighborhoods! Surrounded by fine retail shops and beautiful apartments, see Market Common for all that it offers. There are even 3-4 bedroom single family homes, allowing you to live in this urban village community while having the ability to access the beach. A beautiful destination with all of the happenings nearby, Market Common is the hottest location on the Grand Strand!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: marketcommonmb.com

Phone Number: (843) 839-3500

Pricing: $

Address: 4017 Deville Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

All high-end shops, great atmosphere; however watch out for that 9% sales tax on everything.

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VISIT CHERRY GROVE

Check out common Cherry Grove beach questions with local visitor guide website Visit Cherry Grove.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: visitcherrygrove.com

Phone Number: NA

Pricing: $

Address: North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582, USA

A trip to the beach can be enjoyed while kicking back on your back deck while staying at a lovely vacation rental home.

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THE GREAT OUTDOORS

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THE BEACH

Well, of course this would be the number one reason to head to North Myrtle Beach! The city stretches over 60 miles of sandy shores, connecting the Atlantic Ocean to one of the nation’s top vacation destinations. Visitors enjoy surfing, swimming, and simply soaking in rays of sun as they exhale the day away with every oceanic breeze. With the seascape as the backdrop to every evening, the atmosphere of the beach is more than just a feature; it is the true essence of South Carolina.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: NA

Phone Number: NA

Pricing: $

Address: Myrtle Beach, SC

* Visit in the Fall * Get up early for at least one sunrise * Explore more than the beach * Eat at an iconic Myrtle Beach area restaurant * Utilize our state parks

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BROOKGREEN GARDENS

Listed as a National Historic Landmark, Brookgreen Gardens definitely classifies as a permanent mainstay in South Carolina’s premier attractions. For 80 years, this outdoor museum has accumulated the most significant collection of figurative sculpture by American artists which carries an international position in the art world. There are tours, programs, and exhibits for visitors of all ages, so come see the beauty of nature framed by human illustrations.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: brookgreen.org

Phone Number: (843) 235-6000

Pricing: $

Address: 1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Consider planning more of your vacation around visiting this garden for a week.

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APACHE PIER

A family campground with a huge fishing pier, Apache Pier is a great place to experience a different side of Myrtle Beach. As the East Coast’s longest fishing pier, it remains open 365 days a year and opens the door to see the Grand Strand for its great fishing adventures, amazing views, cool attractions, and live entertainment. A covered stage on the pier invites visitors to check out shows and performances while floating above the Atlantic.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: apachefamilycampground.com

Phone Number: (843) 497-6486

Pricing: $

Address: 9700 Kings Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29672

This campground is close to a ton of things in the Myrtle Beach area. All within a 10 - 15 min drive or less.

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HUNTINGTON BEACH STATE PARK

The standing legacy of sculptress and philanthropist Anna Hyatt and Archer Huntington, Huntington Beach State Park is a beautiful enclave of environment and art, cultivated on one expansive terrain. Visitors enjoy the park’s Environmental Education Center with a chance to see loggerhead turtles, alligators, and other creatures in their natural habitat. Art lovers find themselves captivated by the visuals shown at the Atalya Arts & Crafts Festivals, held in and around the castle every September.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: southcarolinaparks.com

Phone Number:(843) 237-4440

Pricing: $

Address: 16148 Ocean Highway, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

If you have pets, there's a pet free area.

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CHERRY GROVE PIER

Come to the area’s only pier with a two-story observation deck, perfect for viewing the heavens above and the sea below! The Cherry Grove Pier is located on the northern end of the Grand Strand, boasting 985 feet of fishing, speculating, and wholesome fun. On the pier, find a fully-equipped tackle shop that has all of your fishing needs and get daily or seasonal passes for continued access to the pier. Watching the sunset in the horizon is extra special when gazing at the sky from Cherry Grove Pier!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: cherrygrovepier.com

Phone Number: (843) 249-1625

Pricing: $

Address: 3500 North Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

You can buy fishing gear there or rent it.

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MINIATURE GOLF

Here in Myrtle Beach, visitors anticipate a great game of miniature golf just as much as one would look forward to hitting the greens. With several facilities located around the city, the world of miniature golf attracts thousands as the uniquely designed courses bring their own thrill to the game, creating interest for a growing sport.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: hawaiianrumbleminigolf.com

Phone Number: (843) 458-2585

Pricing: $

Address: 33rd Avenue South Highway 17, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

The courses are fairly challenging - this is really recommended for adults looking for a fun game.

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MYRTLE BEACH STATE PARK

Your family would simply love to take a trip to South Carolina when they find out what’s in store at Myrtle Beach State Park! A vast acreage of multiple landscapes, this park is the perfect place to enjoy all of the area’s components. From the stretch of sandy beach to oceanfront forest and campgrounds with Wi-Fi accessibility, be in tune with nature and embrace what Myrtle Beach is known for, all in one trip!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: southcarolinaparks.com

Phone Number:  (843) 238-5325

Pricing: $

Address: 4401 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC

If you're planning to go camping, it is available with a a very nice campsites.

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GARDEN CITY BEACH PIER

The Pier at Garden City has offered visitors and locals alike some of the best fishing experiences along South Carolina’s coast. Listed as the “Best Fishing Pier” in The Sun News Best of the Beach Readers Poll for the past five years, Garden City Beach Pier is a great spot to cast your fishing line, or simply relax for a moment in the cool ocean breeze. Take a seat under the umbrellas and let the waves of the Atlantic envelop you on this 668 foot long pier!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: pieratgardencity.com

Phone Number: (843) 651-9700

Pricing: $

Address: 110 S. Waccamaw Drive, Garden City Beach, SC 29576

There is seating all over the pier. Perfect spots to spend an afternoon. They also have live music at night.

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SECOND AVENUE PIER

A landmark that has been a part of Myrtle Beach for 75 years, the newly renovated Second Avenue Pier is a sight for all who come to enjoy the Grand Strand! It’s the longest pier in Myrtle Beach with attractions to match! Visitors love to go fishing here and those who want to hit the town enjoy delicious southern cuisine at Pier House Restaurant. Hit the deck and enjoy a night on the ocean at Pier View Bar and toast to life with a cocktail and a smile! A great place to hang out for all ages, Second Avenue Pier marks the spot for many years to come!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: secondavenuepier.com

Phone Number: (843) 455-7437

Pricing: $

Address: 110 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

If you're planning to go on a picnic, they have lots of picnic tables along the way with umbrellas to sit and enjoy the view.

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SPRINGMAID BEACH PIER

A place where generations of families come year after year, Springmaid Beach Pier is an ultimate must! At 1060 feet long, this is calculated to be the longest pier on the Grand Strand with the ability to accommodate numerous people as they engage the Atlantic. Participate in one of the many fishing tournaments that take place here or kick back and enjoy the fantastic view of the beach. At Springmaid, rescue yourself from the ordinary and embrace what comes naturally by the ocean side.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: doubletree3.hilton.com

Phone Number: (843) 770-6895

Pricing: $

Address: 3200 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

This is a good walking and strolling place, clear views of the ocean.

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WACCATEE ZOOLOGICAL FARM

The Waccatee Zoological farm sprawls over 500 acres of private, carefully preserved woodland area. Over 100 species of animals call this place their home, receiving no federal or state funding, which oftentimes subjects the animals to unwanted changes. This wildlife sanctuary is open to the public and hopes to inspire animal lovers abroad with its attention to the innate needs of the animals that reside there. Take a walk on the winding trail and observe nature in its undisturbed state here in Myrtle Beach.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: waccateezoo.com

Phone Number: (843) 650-8500

Pricing: $

Address: 8500 Enterprise Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

Be prepared to walk and it's a lot of roots and uneven terrain so wear comfortable shoes.

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MYRTLE BEACH BOARDWALK

How spectacular to view the Atlantic from Myrtle Beach’s newest feature?! Enjoy a mile and a half of sights and sounds on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Stretching from the 2nd Avenue Pier to the 14th Avenue Pier, emitting a carnival feel with its sidewalk cafes, shops, arcades and amusement. The promenade is an awesome place to just sit on a bench and people watch as sounds of the ocean waves crash against the shore. An all-American spot on the beach, check out the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade for good old-fashioned fun!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: visitmyrtlebeach.com

Phone Number: (843) 626-7444

Pricing: $

Address: Between 2nd and 14th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578

 

If you're planning to visit the place, start with visitmyrtlebeach.com. It's the destination's official vacation website and offers plenty of tips, ideas and information.

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Calabash Fishing Fleet

The Atlantic Ocean can become a playground if you’re into the right sport. Charter a boat and head out to sea just as the fishermen do to experience deep sea fishing at its best. In Myrtle Beach, find a number of charter fishing companies like Calabash Fishing Fleet. Just give them a ring to schedule your fishing tour activities. Experience the East coast by fishing with one of the best charter companies in the area.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: calabashfishingfleet.com

Phone Number: (843) 626-4900

Pricing: $

Address: P.O. Box 4395, Calabash, NC 28467

Go for the morning trips to avoid the heat.

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Reel Action Fishing Charters

Reel Action Fishing Myrtle Beach is the finest private fishing charter experience in North Myrtle Beach. With multiple private boats running daily, you won’t want to miss out on a big catch with their Captains! Check out their website for more information on booking your own charter year-round. Children under 11 go free on qualifying dates!

Local's Rating:
5/5

Website: actionfishingmyrtlebeach.com

Phone Number: (843) 997-3077

Pricing: $

Address: 2201 Little River Neck Road, Little River, SC 29566

Set a goal of what fish you want to catch.

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Golfing & Tee Times

Book your tee times here and play golf on your North Myrtle Beach vacation!

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: https://www.northmyrtlebeach.com/golf

Phone Number: (800) 367-6515

Pricing: $

Address: North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29582

Set what golf course you will be playing if you plan a Myrtle beach golf trip. Getting a package provider is recommended to help you with this important step.

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GLASS BOTTOM KAYAK TOURS

Glass Bottom Kayak Tours offers family friendly, safe, and adventurous tours in the North Myrtle Beach Area. Salt Water Marsh, Private Island Kayak & Shelling Tours, and Waccamaw River tours are available and run from 2.5 – 4 hours in length. Tours start at just $25 per person and include the kayak, paddle, pfd, and guide. Your kayak and professional guide will be waiting waterside upon your arrival. Choose from a standard kayak, tandem, or the completely see through, Glass Tandem Kayak. 

 

Contact Name: Laura Weaver

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: myrtlebeachkayaktours.com

Phone Number: (843) 333-6420

Pricing: $

Address: North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Choose the type of adventure you want. It can be found on their website.

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WHATA ADVENTURE FISHING CHARTERS

Captain Dicky offers inshore private North Myrtle Beach fishing charters from Anchor Marina! Book your trip today.

Local's Rating:
4.2/5

Website: captaindicky.com

Phone Number: (843) 421-2974

Pricing: $

Address: 2202 Little River Neck Road, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Choose the right fishing boat and equipment. Visit their website for more info.

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