Myrtle Beach, SC

What makes Myrtle Beach one of the top family vacation spots on the entire Eastern seaboard? It’s got everything a great getaway needs, with lots of options for the most fun you can have on land and sea. This destination is a 60-mile coastal paradise for those who love sand, surf, tourist attractions, world-class golf and mouthwatering Southern cuisine. There are lots of reasons people flock to Myrtle Beach from miles around, whether to hit the links, see Ripley’s Aquarium and WonderWorks™, or seek out the excitement of the famous Grand Strand.

Here’s our list of everything you’ll want to see and do while visiting Myrtle Beach. Plan your Myrtle Beach hotel getaway today!

City-wide Events

Myrtle Beach may be most famous for its major golf tournaments, but there are a whole host of other types of festivals, gatherings and celebrations that are not to be missed, including:

  • Concerts
  • Seafood festivals
  • BBQ celebrations
  • Car shows
  • Bluegrass weekends
  • Arts & crafts events
  • Restaurant walks
  • And more!

New celebrations and events are schedule each year, so take a look at this long list of the best events in and near Myrtle Beach.

How To / Tips

Here are 25 things you should know to help you save time, money and headaches on your next trip to Myrtle Beach. Learn about travel safety, find out the best ways to make dinner reservations and plan for unpredictable weather.

Activities

Fishing, boating and personal watercraft join golf as the best of the best in outdoor activities in Myrtle Beach. Discover the Myrtle Beach great outdoors and enjoy your lake, ocean and tee time while in this seaside city.

Dining

Many argue that South Carolina BBQ is far and away, the best, but you’ll just have to taste it to decide for yourself and there are plenty of restaurants to help you make your choice. While in Myrtle Beach, you’ll also find top restaurants featuring fresh seafood, signature oysters, sushi, aged steaks, po’ boy sandwiches and hushpuppies dipped in honey butter. That’s good eating, South Carolina style.

Things to Do

Take a visit with some tigers at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station. Stroll through Brookgreen Gardens. Rent a bike and fly through Ocean Drive. Soar above the beach on a helicopter ride. Or, shop at the many outlet stores. With a list as varied as this one you’ll find that there are countless ways to enjoy your time in Myrtle Beach.

Attractions

Broadway at the Beach, a vacation entertainment paradise in Myrtle Beach, boasts exciting tourist attractions like Ripley’s Aquarium, WonderWorks and Dinosaurs: The Exhibition. Out on the boardwalk, the Grand Strand offers the Family Kingdom amusement park and one of the tallest Ferris wheels in the country, the towering SkyWheel. You’ll never run out of ways to be delighted and amused.

Resorts

Bluegreen Vacations offers a comfortable and affordable stay at three resorts on and near the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach.

SeaGlass Tower

A 19-story wonderland right on the Myrtle Beach shoreline, SeaGlass Tower features floor-to-ceiling windows, spacious villas and all of the comforts of home. It includes a resort pool and hot tub, on-site BBQ grills, and more amenities for that seaside experience.

Carolina Grande

Also on the Myrtle Beach shore, Carolina Grande features seaside villas with one bedroom and three bedrooms. Whichever size you choose, each comes with full kitchens, bathrooms for each bedroom, and private balconies. Some villas even offer views of the ocean or city of Myrtle Beach.

Harbour Lights

Set along the Intracoastal Waterway and just minutes from the beach, Harbour Lights is full of Carolina charm. It’s near some of the most fun and challenging golf courses in Myrtle Beach. The resort’s villas feature full kitchens, living rooms and private balconies. Don’t miss the fishing lake and lazy river!

Shore Crest Vacation Villas™ I & II

The twin buildings of Shore Crest Vacation Villas are across the street from each other on a quiet street. They offer one- and two-bedroom villas with kitchens, garden tubs and washer & dryer. There’s an outdoor pool and lazy river, and of course, the beach is right nearby. Plus, you’re less than five minutes from the Grand Strand. How convenient!

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