Myrtle Beach Area Information
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.
Coastal Grand Mall
Coastal Grand Mall is the second largest shopping mall in South Carolina. Host to such retail giants as Belk, Dillard's, JCPenney, Dick's Sporting Goods, Sears, Victoria’s Secret, Bed Bath and Beyond, Ulta, Old Navy and many more.
A sit-down quality experience with fresh creations in a fast casual atmosphere. With an endless variety you will find each dish to have its own unique and amazingly delicious experience. From paniniz, tacos, sandwichez, saladz and more, each is freshly prepared to order.
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.
The Market Common is far more than an array of elegant retail stores. Enjoy splendid shopping, delicious dining and luxurious living in Myrtle Beach's brand new, beautifully-designed village. You will find everything you need in one gorgeous location packed with the most celebrated names in retail and dining.
21 Main Prime Steak House features the exceptional 28 Day Dry-Aged Meats and offers the finest in fresh seafood. Our guests claim we have the best sushi on the Grand Strand. Come in and see for yourself! Private banquet rooms are available for any event. Join 21 Main for your next evening out, or allow us to cater your elegant affair. 21 Main Steak House will be a dining experience you will not forget. Call (843) 315-3000 for reservations.
There’s a certain joy in discovering a place as charming, relaxing and wonderfully original as the Hammock Shops Village in Pawleys. As you stroll along timeworn brick paths that wind their way through azaleas and camellias, beneath towering oaks and pines, everything says Carolina Lowcountry in the most tasteful and alluring ways.
Myrtle Waves Water Park
Myrtle Beach's favorite and largest water park featuring over 30 slides and attractions. Enjoy fun in the sun that the whole family can enjoy.
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.
A Myrtle Beach staple since 1962, the Sea Captain's House Restaurant serves delicious local fare with breathtaking ocean views. The Sea Captain's House has won more awards than any other restaurant in Myrtle Beach. Southern Living Magazine named it Best Seafood Restaurant four years in a row. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it offers a wonderful variety of unique seafood dishes as well as poultry, steak, pork and daily lunch specials.
Strong Waters Craft Cocktails & Kitchen truly brings the vibrancy and nuances of the coastal low country. The newly designed space boast a rustic yet modern feel and takes a "farm to shaker" approach which is the true inspiration for the cocktail menu. With a fluid small plate menu, Strong Waters highlights the southern favorites with a twist to accompany the ever evolving draft beer selection.
A hidden gem located in the Long Bay Resort, Martin's Restaurant has been serving European cuisine since 1994. Serving a delicious breakfast buffet daily and an array exquisite cuisine for dinner, you will see why diners love Martin's and continues to be a local favorite.
Have a blast at the best place for food, fun, and games on the beach! Reward the whole family at UCP Game Zone with tons of the latest and greatest arcade and interactive games like Spin Zone Bumper Cars, feed everyone with ‘Best of the Beach’ pizza from our full service Ultimate California Pizza, and grab an adult beverage from the Ultimate Sports Bar. When you’re done, don’t forget to cash out at the most awesome prize center around or save up your winnings on our reloadable Game Zone Game Cards! Looking to plan a party? We offer several different birthday party packages as well as customizable party buffets that are perfect for any team, group, or organization’s party needs. Call today to plan your next party with us!
Hudson’s Surfside Flea Market
This is the Grand Strand's largest open-air flea market. Originally built in 1975, Hudson's Flea Market has hosted millions of visitors looking to make a deal. Come dust off your bargaining skills and shake out a piece of Myrtle Beach history.
Inlet Square Mall
A 425,000-square-foot, single level regional shopping center in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Packed with stores such as Bath & Body Works, Belk and Books-A-Million.
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.
Hot Fish Club
The Original "Hot and Hot Fish Club" was founded near the end of the 18th century and was probably the first dining establishment in Murrells Inlet. The first clubhouse was said to be on Drunken Jack Island, located just a few miles south of the present-day Hot Fish Club, near what is now Huntington Beach State Park. Members of the club described their time spent on the island as the happiest hours of their lives. The club was dismantled and finally laid to rest after the Civil War. An ever-shifting sand bar off the coast of Huntington Beach State Park is now all that remains of the original site of the Hot and Hot Fish Club.
Callahan’s of Calabash
Nautical gifts and decor are natural at the shore, and Callahan's has anything you can imagine. Like lighthouses? Here you will find replicas, photos, maps, throws and even jigsaw puzzles, all of lighthouses. There are also sea captains, pirates and flamingos, corks and nets, shells and sculptures, boats in and out of bottles and more. As the old saying goes, "if they don't have it, you don't need it."
Legends in Concert
Each season features a new lineup of tributes to the greatest musical legends of today and yesterday, all backed by a hot live band and electrifying dancers. This 100% live production with five great acts in one grand show also features the ultimate audio, lighting and visual experience that has wowed capacity crowds nightly for 20 years in Myrtle Beach. Legends in Concert's state-of-the-art theater is located conveniently in the heart of Myrtle Beach at Broadway at the Beach, the Carolina coast's premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination. Visitors not only get to experience the World's Greatest Live Tribute Show but can also indulge in the bountiful selection of shopping, attractions and dining choices located right next door to our theater.
Voted ‘Best of the Beach’ year after year, Ultimate California Pizza crafts handmade gourmet pizzas from only the freshest ingredients with a huge selection of high quality toppings! Pizzas may be our specialty, but we also offer more homemade items like appetizers the whole family will love, hot pressed paninis and tasty sandwiches, and garden fresh salads. UCP is now proudly offering vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free menu items. *Please be aware that we do not recommend our gluten-free items to patrons with medical restrictions for gluten, only those choosing to do so for dietary lifestyles.
Liberty Steakhouse & Brewery is based on America's rich ethnic cooking styles, complemented by finely hand-crafted beers, tantalizing starters and perfectly seared steaks. We've got something brewing you're sure to like. Liberty is also a celebration of life, family and the pursuit of happiness. So bring us your hungry, your thirsty, your fun-loving, and we'll send you home refreshed and happy.
Wild Water & Wheels
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.
Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant
Located across from Broadway at the Beach, Captain George's fresh seafood bounty is sure to dispel any misgivings you may have about the buffet experience. Plan on a feast of scallops, steamed crab legs, clams, mahi-mahi, shrimp, barbecued ribs, prime rib, salads and vegetables. There are always plenty of dessert choices as well. Needless to say, if you plan to eat at one of the Captain's tables, bring along a big appetite. Children under 12 eat for half price.
Tanger Outlets - Highway 501
Enjoy your favorite names in retail at the most unbeatable prices. From Coach to Tommy Hilfiger, Adidas to Rack Room Shoes and Yankee Candle to Le Gourmet Chef, Tanger Outlets does shopping right. Conveniently located off Highway 501 just minutes from Coastal Grand Mall and Coastal Carolina University.
While South Carolina's Myrtle Beach has been one of America's favorite getaways for decades, the Medieval Times Myrtle Beach castle offers a different kind of historical escape. Romance, thrilling medieval competitions and no-holds-barred combat capture the audience’s imagination, transporting them to 11th century Spain to enjoy a royal feast and an authentic jousting tournament. Our knights, wenches and serfs make it easy to get the royal treatment.
Tanger Outlet - Highway 17
Enjoy your favorite names in retail at the most unbeatable prices, all in one place. From Coach to Tommy Hilfiger, Adidas to Rack Room Shoes and Yankee Candle to Le Gourmet Chef, Tanger Outlets does shopping right. Conveniently located off Highway 17 across from the Myrtle Beach Mall.
Marlin Quay Marina - Sport Fishing and Parasailing
We specialize in sport fishing and are located in Garden City, South Carolina. On an average day, you will have an opportunity to catch almost anything including tuna, snapper, wahoo, cobia, marlin, mahi-mahi, amberjack, sharks and much more. We offer several fishing trips. Whatever your needs may be, we will work to satisfy you before, during and after your trip.
Captain Brant’s Fishing Adventures
Captain Brant is proud to offer you two identical World Cat 33 TE boats for your fishing comfort and pleasure. These boats feature huge fishing and lounging areas with an overall length of 33 feet and 11-foot beam. They are smooth, dry, fast and offer the conveniences of a larger boat (cabin/bathroom) and the fishability of a small boat (360-degree walk around fishing). We truly believe these are the best all-around boats on offer. Join us aboard the OIFC World Cat or Carolina Cat for great fishing adventures.
Grand 14 Market Commons
Myrtle Beach's newest movie complex located in the Market Common. Enjoy the comforts of plush leather seating and the latest in digital screen and surround sound as you take in one of Hollywood's latest releases.
Stroll the boardwalk and visit Barefoot Landing’s array of shops. We have it all, from unique and original gifts to national and regional apparel, accessories and shoe stores. Barefoot Landing houses a collection of more than 100 specialty and retail shops suitable for the entire family. Take a break and relax in the cool breezes that blow off the Waterway. Look no further for a shopping experience that any age will enjoy.
House of Blues
House of Blues Myrtle Beach opened in 1997 and is located along the White Pointe Swash stretch of the ocean, thought to have been a favorite hiding spot for famous pirates such as Edward "Blackbeard" Teach and Anne Bonney. Home to unique pieces of folk art by Jimmy Lee Sudduth and Ruth Mae McCrane, the House of Blues Myrtle Beach was built to resemble a Southern farmhouse with adjoining tobacco warehouse.
Crazy Sister Marina - Deep Sea Fishing and Water Sports
We offer fishing charters, equipment rentals and much more. Crazy Sister Marina is located in South Strand, approximately 10 miles south of the center of Myrtle Beach on the Waterfront in Murrells Inlet. Crazy Sister Marina shares the same building with the Wicked Tuna restaurant. We do not require reservations, but always recommend them.
Broadway at the Beach
South Carolina's Best Travel Destination invites you to experience 350 acres of shopping, dining, attractions and top flight hotels. Come to a paradise filled with nonstop celebrations during your next vacation to Myrtle Beach. Broadway at the Beach — Where Myrtle Beach Comes to Life!
Boasting 60 miles of white sandy beaches, premier resorts, historic landmarks, fabulous shopping and first-class entertainment, Myrtle Beach has earned its title as the #1 family beach in America. If you are looking for the best live entertainment attractions in Myrtle Beach, look no further than The Carolina Opry Theater, home to the best shows on the Grand Strand. The theater presents four award-winning live entertainment experiences: The Carolina Opry, Good Vibrations, The Carolina Opry Christmas Special and LIGHT Laser Extravaganza.
Carmike Broadway 17
Enjoy the latest and greatest Hollywood releases in the conveniently located Carmike Cinema at Broadway at the Beach. Take the family out for a night of entertainment with movie and popcorn when you are looking for a little break from Myrtle Beach's salt, sand and sun.
An international leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, Cinemark is the third largest theatre circuit in the U.S. with 495 theatres and 4,457 screens in 40 states as of 2013. The Myrtle Beach location features include All Stadium Seating, RealD 3D and an arcade game room on the premises.
Dirty Don’s Oyster Bar
Dirty Don's is located a 1/2 block off the ocean on 21st Avenue North between Business 17 and Ocean Boulevard. This Key West-style restaurant features anything from oysters on the half shell to "hotter than hell" wings for appetizers. Dinner selections include perfectly grilled steaks and our famous "Dirty Don's Dunkin Pot," a delicious pot of steamed shellfish topped with corn on the cob, hot sausages and garlic bread. There is a large assortment of sandwiches for the lunch bunch that includes char-grilled burgers, Carolina Barbecue and of course Don's Dirty Dog. Both inside and outside dining are available. Order one of our specialty pitchers of Long Island Iced Tea, Sex on the Beach or Killer Kool Aid and receive a Dirty Don't souvenir t-shirt for free. Happy Hour is Monday through Friday, 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. featuring $.35 shrimp, oysters, wings and reduced drink prices.
Celebrate the Pirate Spirit at Myrtle Beach’s Most Fun Place to Eat, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show. Led by Captain Blackbeard and his Quartermaster Calico Jack, the Crimson and Sapphire crews capture your imagination with their bold stunts on land, on deck, in water and high above full-sized pirate ships in a 15-foot deep indoor lagoon. This season is highlighted by new aerial and acrobatic acts, including a stunning performance in which two pirate captains soar together on silk ropes. With gunfire, sword fights, cannon blasts, live sea lions, mermaids and a four-course pirate feast, Pirates Voyage is sure to give you memories of a lifetime. Call now to make reservations at (800) 433-4401 or book online at www.PiratesVoyage.com.
Croissants Bistro & Bakery
Bon Appetit, Y'all. A Myrtle Beach local fine dining bistro and award-winning bakery. Indulge in one of the finest dining experiences prepared with freshest local ingredients. Open morning ‘til night.
Voted ‘Best of the Beach’ burger year after year, River City Cafe’s signature burger and ultra casual beach shack dining style makes these cafes favorites with both the locals and visitors! USA Today even calls it ‘one of the best places in the nation to feed the kids’. Visit one of our 7 locations for one of a kind burgers, hand cut style fries, enormous hand dipped onion rings, plenty of our iconic roasted peanuts, and so much more!
Pawley’s Raw Bar
A rusty ramshackle of a restaurant that features the best the deep blue has to offer. With a relaxed atmosphere serving blue crabs, oysters, shrimp and scrumptious burgers.
Bubba’s Fish Shack
If you are tired of the endless mediocre seafood buffets and hunger for some serious down home coastal cookin', come on in to Bubba's Fish Shack in Surfside Beach. Bubba's is the perfect place to take the kids, your golf buddies or your best gal for a great meal.
PF Chang’s China Bistro
Serving bold, flavorful Asian-inspired dishes in an upscale, casual dining experience. Enjoy dishes from the traditional favorites such as our Kung Pao Chicken to the more daring items such as Hunan-Style Hot Fish.
The hippest cantina on the Grand Strand, Nacho Hippo’s iconic huge nachos and margaritas are voted ‘Best of the Beach’ each year! Enjoy hand crafted tacos, nachos piled high with deliciously fresh ingredients, sloppy burritos stuffed full of your favorite mixin’s, and more while you kick back with a fresh signature margarita and listen to some of the best live music on the beach. Choose your hip experience with two locations on each end of Myrtle Beach, each featuring different live music acts, TVs for sports action, and open air atmospheres. Find our entertainment schedule online!
King Street Grille
King Street Grille is not your average sports bar. Enjoy the coldest beer and enjoy our own unique spin on bar dining. Watch the big game from any area with our complete access to all the major sports packages. Enjoy Happy Hour specials Monday - Friday, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Travinia Italian Kitchen
Enjoy contemporary American-Italian cuisine with a romantic atmosphere. Also offering gluten-free menu items, happy hour specials and a kid-friendly menu.
Carrabba’s is best known for its wood-burning grill, inspired by the many tastes of Italy. Signature dishes like Chicken Bryan, Pollo Rosa Maria and of course Marsala, are enhanced by the taste of the grill. Other house specialties include Signature Pastas, with sauces made from scratch every day. Traditional dishes such as Calamari, Margherita Pizza and Chicken Parmesan share the spotlight. Little ones ten and under will enjoy the “Bambini Menu” and pizza dough is offered to keep young customers entertained. A gluten-free menu is also available. Serving dinner nightly and lunch on weekends.
Grande Dunes Tennis Club
A 6,000-square-foot, five-star facility perfect for sanctioned tournament, match play, clinics and camps. Enjoy unlimited tennis and complete access to the fitness center for only $15 a day. Youth summer camps are also offered all summer long for 10 and under and beginner/intermediate camps for ages 10-16.
This plush, 2,000-seat theater is the setting for some of the best concerts and shows in town, as well as a top-notch variety show called One. The list of entertainment legends who have graced this stage include George Jones, Bill Cosby, Charlie Pride, Loretta Lynn, Roy Clark, The Coasters, The Platters, The Drifters and the auditorium's namesake, Alabama.
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.
Huntington State Park
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.
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.
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.
Little River Fishing Fleet
The Little River Fishing Fleet invites you to join us on any of our 1/2 day, 3/4 day, full day, inshore, offshore, deep sea or Gulf Stream fishing adventures. When it comes to Myrtle Beach fishing, we have been the local leader since 1985. Catch black sea bass, flounder, king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, dolphin, wahoo, grouper, vermillion snapper, shark, grey snapper and many other fish varieties depending on your charter. Rod, reel, bait and fishing license included with every trip. For additional summer family fun, join us for an afternoon Dolphin Cruise. Call for details or to reserve your spot.
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.
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.
Hollywood Wax Museum
Featuring 3 attraction in one, it's the perfect place to explore and be amazed. Rub elbows with your favorite celebrities in the wax museum. Get lost in our spectacular maze of mirrors. And escape the terrifying zombie maze, Outbreak.
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.
Shark Wake Park
Come make memories with an awesome day on the water. Enjoy wake boarding, tubing, knee boarding and so much more. No experience necessary as we offer exciting lessons for all experience levels.
Myrtle Beach Safari is a "must" experience when visiting the Grand Strand. An exquisite fifty-acre tropical garden located in North Myrtle Beach, this preservation puts you face to face with some of the world's most majestic creatures. Interact with Bubbles the elephant, tigers, chimpanzees, monkeys, eagles and many more endangered species.