North Myrtle BeachUnited States of America

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Visit North Myrtle Beach

Appreciate the tranquil beach atmosphere, stay at one of the golf resorts and watch exciting performances in this quiet bay area.

North Myrtle Beach is a relaxed haven of sandy bays, piers and golf courses. The birthplace of South Carolina’s iconic “Shag” dance is an eclectic hub of restaurants, shops and picturesque stretches of sand, a calmer option than nearby Myrtle Beach. Enjoy the serenity and the slower pace of life in this pretty South Carolina town.

The western section of North Myrtle Beach contains some of the city’s most luxurious and relaxing sites. Play a few rounds and sip drinks from the elegant bar at Barefoot Resort and Golf. Head to the nearby Barefoot Landing shopping center, where you will find many bars with live performances and upscale boutiques.

For fun dining, bring your family to the House of Blues Myrtle Beach. Watch the rock-and-roll shows on the deck and attend the Gospel Brunch all-you-can-eat event on Sundays. For a different type of dramatic performance, visit the Alabama Theatre. Enjoy its unique brand of flamboyant and extravagant musicals.

Rent Jet Skis from one of the tour operators near the beach for a thrilling trip on the Atlantic Ocean or go parasailing or banana boating. Dinner cruises and other trips are available from agencies near the beach. During the hot summers, sunbathe on the sand before cooling down in the ocean.

Among the most acclaimed North Myrtle resorts is the Surf Golf and Beach Club, which combines the area’s favorite pastimes. Consider attempting the courses at the Beachwood Golf Club, the Azalea Sands Golf Club or Mayday Golf.

Fly to Myrtle Beach International Airport and drive north for about 20 miles (31 kilometers) to get here. Walk along the beach promenade or get around the city by taxi or bus. Myrtle Beach is just 15 miles (24 kilometers) southwest along the Grand Strand coastline, with Charleston another 100 miles (160 kilometers) farther.

For a serene beach hub with eclectic shopping options, resorts and entertainment venues, come to North Myrtle Beach.

Top hotels in North Myrtle Beach

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort
Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort
3 out of 5
98 N Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC
NZ$109
per night
1 Jan. - 2 Jan.

Nestled on the beach, this Ocean Drive hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from OD Pavilion Amusement Park and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Cherry Grove Pier. McLean Park and Mayday ...

4/5Very Good! (2,098 reviews)

"I have stay here a fews time in the past..Never been disappoint..always the same..cleaning staff is always good to me and front desks is also.."…"

Reviewed on 5 Dec. 2019

Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort
Best Western Ocean Sands Beach Resort
Best Western Ocean Sands Beach Resort
3 out of 5
1525 S Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC
NZ$112
per night
22 Dec. - 23 Dec.

Nestled on the beach, this Crescent Beach hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Alabama Theatre. Beachwood ...

4/5Very Good! (1,902 reviews)

"Very nice. Great view. Friendly staff. Breakfast (eggs). Rubbery"…"

Reviewed on 10 Dec. 2019

Best Western Ocean Sands Beach Resort
North Beach Plantation
North Beach Plantation
4 out of 5
100 North Beach Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC
NZ$152
per night
12 Dec. - 13 Dec.

Nestled on the beach, this Windy Hill hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Carolina Vineyard Winery and Alabama Theatre. Barefoot Landing and House of Blues Myrtle ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,310 reviews)

"I loved everything about this property.The only thing bad about my stay was my wife and I had to end our stay.I am definitely looking for to another stay"…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec. 2019

North Beach Plantation

Popular activities in North Myrtle Beach

House of Blues Myrtle Beach
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House of Blues Myrtle Beach

Savor the taste of ribs, burgers and steaks and appreciate the rocking atmosphere with eclectic musical shows and dance performances.

Broadway at the Beach
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Broadway at the Beach

A huge complex that offers a world of entertainment for the whole family with amusements, entertainment, shopping and dining.

Ripley's Aquarium
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Ripley's Aquarium

South Carolina’s most popular attraction is home to thousands of sea creatures both large and small.

Top activities in North Myrtle Beach

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

NZ$94

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.

Motown Tribute Show
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Motown Tribute Show

NZ$59

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.

Admission to Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
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Admission to Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

NZ$51

Delve into an underwater adventure with the incredible aquatic displays of Ripley's Aquarium. Check out snappy piranhas, giant Pacific octopus, fearsome sharks, and colorful tropical fish in their tranquil, undersea habitats, plus enjoy a hands-on encounter with prehistoric horseshoe crabs and gentle stingrays.

Celebrity Tribute Show
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Celebrity Tribute Show

NZ$70

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.

Myrtle Beach Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center
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Myrtle Beach Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center

NZ$38

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.

Hawaiian Rumble All Day Mini Golf Pass
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Hawaiian Rumble All Day Mini Golf Pass

NZ$23

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.