Year after year visitors return to the Myrtle Beach area, also known as the Grand Strand, to enjoy our 60 miles of beautiful coastline and experience the splendid variety of our attractions. Days full of shopping, dining, golfing and live entertainment may constitute your ideal vacation. On the other hand, you may choose to dig your feet into the sand and enjoy the warm South Carolina sunshine for days on end.
With more than 200 sunny days and a temperate year-round climate, the Myrtle Beach area is a paradise for beach goers, offering endless hours of swimming, surfing, sailing and other sun and sand favorites. Myrtle Beach is home to great shopping, fantastic amusements, thousands of dining options and, of course, over 80 championship golf courses.
Voted a Top 25 Stadium Experience in all of sports for two years running, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Ballpark beat venues like Wrigley Field, Bristol Motor Speedway, Cowboys Stadium and more. The Pelicans are the Class A Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Visit the Field at Pelicans Ballpark for affordable family fun and to watch the stars of tomorrow play today! Tickets at TicketReturn.com.
1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 • (843) 916-0888
This 85,000-square-foot indoor aquarium wonderland has over 10,000 exotic sea creatures comprised of more than 350 individual species. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach at Broadway at the Beach, the family will be in awe exploring the secrets of the deep blue sea. Take a tour of the aquarium and explore the Rio Amazon exhibits, come face to face with the dangers of the ocean reef, pet stingrays, jellyfish and horseshoe crabs, learn about the systems that run the aquarium and watch live mermaid and scuba diving shows.
910 Highway 17, Surfside Beach, SC 29575 • (843) 238-9453
Located minutes from Myrtle Beach, Wild Water & Wheels is both a theme park and water park. Wild Water has 24 different water slides on eleven slide towers. For speed and thrills the park offers the Triple Dip, Free Fall Cliff Dive, Serpentine and Side Winder high-speed body slides. The park also offers Wild H20, a four-lane racing mat slide, plus enclosed and open flume single and double rider tube slides. You will also find a wave pool that produces eight different wave types, a lazy river adult lounge pool and kiddie pool. Inner tubes are provided at no additional charge. The adjacent theme park offers attractions like miniature golf, go-carts, bumper boats and children’s rides. Wild Water & Wheels has a snack bar and facilities for group picnics and birthday parties.
2200 N Oak St., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 • 843-242-3264
The ultimate Trampoline Park in Myrtle Beach for kids and adults alike. Book your next kids’ party, take a fitness class or just enjoy time laughing and jumping around with friends. Their great attractions feature the Vertical Ops Course, Dodgeball Arena, Challenge Course, X-Beam Area, Foam Pit Arena and Open Jump Arena. This is the perfect attraction to check out rain or shine.
1313 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 • (843) 626-9962
Fun for all ages! Explore the mysteries of science and technology at Wonderworks, one of Myrtle Beach's newest attractions at Broadway at the Beach. Enjoy over 100 hands-on interactive exhibits and games that will amaze you and keep you guessing: laser tag, zip line, anti-gravity chamber, Xtreme 360 bikes and much more.
300 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 • (843) 626-3447
Family Kingdom is Myrtle Beach's only seaside amusement park and oceanfront water park on the Grand Strand. It is home to the Swamp Fox Wooden Roller Coaster, a staple of the park for years. Your family will have hours of fun splashing about at the oceanfront water park and then twisting and turning on over 35 thrilling rides.
494 Hopsewee Road, Georgetown, SC 29440 • (843) 546-7891
A historical gem preserved in time and just minutes from the Grand Strand. Built in 1753 to serve as a Lowcountry rice plantation, Hopsewee Plantation is now a National Historical Landmark located near Georgetown, South Carolina. Enjoy guided tours of the plantation house, sign up for sweetgrass basket making classes or enjoy afternoon tea in the charming Tea Room Cottage. Learn the history of the families that called this home for over 40 years before the Revolutionary War.
20 Habcaw Barony, Georgetown, SC 29440 • (843) 546-4623
A 16,000-acre wildlife refuge preserved in time to showcase nature and the days when it served as a rice plantation. Comprised of both historical and modern structures scattered throughout the property, this is a historical preserve that the whole family will enjoy learning about.
16148 Ocean Highway, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 • (843) 237-4440
A state park and coastal preserve located in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Enjoy large white sandy beaches with few beach-goers and explore the nature center, which features history displays and live animals, Atalaya Castle and numerous wild bird watching areas.
1931 Brookgreen Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 • (843) 235-6000
A 9,100-acre wildlife preserve and sculpture garden comprised of several themed gardens with American sculptures that trail through various ecosystems and nature reserves on the property. Also includes the Lowcountry Zoo for an introduction to the local wildlife.
1 Battleship Road, , NC • (910) 251-5797
Moored in quiet dignity, the majestic Battleship North Carolina rests across the river from downtown Wilmington, beckoning visitors to walk her decks. In the Pacific Theatre you will discover the daily life and fierce combat her crew faced during World War II. From all across our nation came young men who had grown up in the crucible of the Great Depression and were determined to serve their country in its time of need. These are the men whose stories you will encounter through their oral histories, photographs and mementos as you experience the ship and its exhibits. Build your personal connection with their stories by steering the ship, starting her engines or even firing the guns. The Battleship North Carolina—It's Your Experience.
The Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach opened its doors in June 2006. The complex consists of nine fields—four regulation-sized diamonds and five youth diamonds. The fields are designed after historic ballparks from baseball history that include: Griffith Field, Navin Field and The Polo Grounds. At The Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, each baseball field features a popular synthetic playing surface used by professional and collegiate teams worldwide. Consistent play, elimination of rain outs and the reduction of the risk for injuries are among the many benefits of this synthetic playing surface. It’s not just kids who can get in on the fun. Coaches can make calls from big league dugouts and glance over at the professional scoreboards.
The perfect place for families and children of all ages, including the adults with a bit of kid left in them. Enjoy our high energy and interactive games, then settle down for some of the best gourmet pizza the beach has to offer.
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