A winning combination of natural beauty, entertainment for the whole family and points of historic interest.
South Carolina’s coastline is a beautiful sun-drenched, oasis of golden sands stretching some 97 kilometres along the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. The Grand Strand as it’s known is also where you will find the resort town of Myrtle Beach.
Myrtle Beach is all about relaxation. Stroll along the beautiful beaches, take time out on the golf course, explore nature trails and if all that gets too much, do as the locals do and relax on the porch in a hammock! If you’re looking for a little more action, you won’t be disappointed either. There are family entertainment centres such as Broadway at The Beach with its popular and exciting attractions like MagiQuest, the interactive fantasy game where you can embark on quests battling goblins and dragons.
Start your exploration of the area from its most prominent landmark. The SkyWheel is an impressive 61 metres high and offers unrivalled views over the area and out across the ocean.
For a bite to eat, a must-visit is Peaches Corner, an old style diner first established in 1937 and still going strong, serving what are considered to be the finest milkshakes around.
This pretty seaside town also boasts museums like Art Museum of Myrtle Beach, which showcases the work of local artists. If you love open space, visit the vast Brookgreen Gardens with both sculpture gardens and walking trails. The family-run Waccatee Zoo is a small friendly zoo, which kids will love.
This area was once the centre of rice production in the US and there are reminders of its past role in the nearby town of Georgetown. The town is also home to the Rice Museum, where you can learn all about rice production, the widespread use of African slaves and how the production transformed the region in to one of wealthiest in America. A perfect example of this being the Hopsewee Plantation, one of the oldest and most opulent plantation homes in the region.
Myrtle Beach offers a real variety of attractions and activities, all served up by friendly, helpful locals who are only too happy to share what their town and its surrounding area has to offer.
Reviewed on 7 Nov. 2019
Reviewed on 8 Nov. 2019
A huge complex that offers a world of entertainment for the whole family with amusements, entertainment, shopping and dining.
South Carolina’s most popular attraction is home to thousands of sea creatures both large and small.
Take a trip to the top of one of America’s tallest observation wheels and enjoy the breath-taking views across the coastline and into the Atlantic beyond.
Hear ye, hear ye! Make haste to the castle to indulge in a night of feasting, combat, and revelry. The knights and horses of Medieval Times are here to thrill you with acts of showmanship and bravery reminiscent of legends of old, while you dine on a 4-course meal worthy of a royal table.
Set off on a musical journey through time as you tap your feet to the tunes that moved the nation in the 1960s and '70s. Motor City Musical brings Motown hits from musicians like Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, and the Jackson 5 to the stage, celebrating the history of a genre that brought new life and rhythm to the American music scene.
Delve into an underwater adventure with the incredible aquatic displays of Ripley's Aquarium. Check out snappy piranhas, giant Pacific octopuses, fearsome sharks, and colorful tropical fish in their tranquil, undersea habitats, plus enjoy a hands-on encounter with prehistoric horseshoe crabs and gentle stingrays.
Get ready for a rocking good time and an evening filled with impressive performances from tribute artists and live band and dancers. Be wowed as talented performers of Legends in Concert bring famous artists past and present to life before your eyes.
Get the best entertainment value in town with 3 attractions under 1 roof—the only roof where you see the massive Great Ape of Myrtle Beach. Have a roaring good time at the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center at Broadway at the Beach and make great memories with family and friends.
Visit: Hawaiian Rumble, 3210 33rd Ave. S at U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach, SC Enjoy some time at Hawaiian Rumble, one of the most popular mini-golf courses. This 18-hole course could not be more relaxing as you putt to the sweet melodies of top Hawaiian musicians and waterfalls throughout making it complete paradise.
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