WHAT MAKES MYRTLE BEACH SO POPULAR?
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is one of the top beach vacation destinations on the East Coast – recently rated #1 beach in the United States in the 2011 TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Awards. Known for its long sandy beaches, great seafood, golf courses and a variety of other attractions the whole family will love!
If you’re looking for the best attractions Myrtle Beach has to offer, check out this list below we’ve compiled of our Top Favorite Attractions the whole family will love!
MYRTLE BEACH SKYWHEEL1110 North Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | (843) 839-9200
The SkyWheel Myrtle Beach is 187 feet tall, has 42 glass-enclosed, temperature controlled gondolas and operates year round. The SkyWheel is the first observation wheel of its kind in the United States.
BROOKGREEN GARDENS1931 Brookgreen Drive Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 | (843) 235-6000
Voted one of the top 10 Best Public Gardens in the U.S. by TripAdvisor. Offering a daily selection of tours, excursions, and exhibits. Guided garden tours or explore on your own.
MYRTLE BEACH PELICANS1251 21st Avenue North Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | (843) 918-6000.
The Pelicans, affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, play at TicketReturn.Com Field located at 21st Ave. N. across from Broadway at the Beach. The season runs April-September with every game offering affordable, family fun. Weekly specials include BOGO hot dogs, $1 beers, post-game fireworks and more.
Helicopter Adventures1860 21st Avenue North Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | 1-800-FLY-4-FUN
One of the most memorable aspects of your vacation will be a Myrtle Beach helicopter ride with Helicopter Adventures. During your Myrtle Beach helicopter tour, you’ll make memories that will last a lifetime when you make the decision to see Myrtle Beach SC from hundreds of feet above the ground in a helicopter.
SECOND AVENUE PIER110 N. Ocean Blvd. , Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | (843) 626-8480
Second Avenue Pier, where you can fish all day and enjoy a romantic night out on the town all on the same deck. This pier gives guests the rare chance to stroll 900 feet out over the ocean waves and get a spectacular view of both the sea and the city skyline back on dry land.
MYRTLE BEACH FAMILY GOLF1197 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | (843) 913-5943
Five themed miniature golf courses including an excursion from an island marina, an adventurous journey into the world of 10-million-year-old dinosaurs, a jungle safari adventure, a trip into Never-Never Land and a fire-breathing dragon.
DINNER SHOWS & LIVE PERFORMANCES
The Carolina Opry & Good Vibrations8901 A Business 17 North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 | (843) 913.4000
The Carolina Opry is one of the most renowned theatre attractions in Myrtle Beach. Thrilling audiences for over 28 years, this Calvin Gilmore production mixes pop, country, comedy, and dance into an unforgettable show that no family can afford to miss.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 | 866-543-9637
If your family has never experienced this dinner show, you don’t know what you are missing out on! Guests at the world famous Medieval Times are taken back to an age of honor and majesty featuring awe-inspiring horsemanship and falconry, as well as an epic jousting and sword fighting tournament.
Alabama Theatre4750 Hwy 17 North, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 | (843) 272.1111
Featuring their hit variety act “ONE: The Show”, The Alabama Theatre has been voted the #1 Live Entertainment Theatre by Myrtle Beach visitors and locals. Located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, guests can expect high-energy performances, dazzling production and costumes, and hit songs from a variety of genres.
Pirates Voyage – Dinner & Show8901 B Business 17 North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 | 800-433-4401
Pirates Voyage the most fun place to eat! See our amazing aerial acrobatic acts. Be amazed matey, as me pirates battle each other on deck, in water and in the sky above me full sized pirate ships in a 15 foot deep indoor hideaway lagoon!
Legends In Concert2925 Hollywood Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | (843) 238.7827
Legends in Concert is known as the pioneer of live tribute shows and possesses the greatest collection of live tribute artists in the industry. Each legendary performer not only looks like the star they portray, but use their own natural voices to pay homage to their iconic music counterpart.
AMUSEMENT AND WATER PARKS
Family Kingdom300 South Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | (843) 626.3447
Come enjoy more than 35 thrilling rides including six exciting new rides added in 2013 and 2014 that include the Twist ‘n Shout steel roller coaster. Spend the day or night at Family Kingdom exploring the coolest amusements, games and tasty treats imaginable.
Pavilion AMUSEMENT PARK1171 Celebrity Square, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | (843) 918-8725
The tradition continues at one of the top Myrtle Beach Attractions located at Broadway at the Beach. The Pavilion Park boasts all new roller coaster rides and thrill rides in addition to the family entertainment rides and nostalgia rides that have been part of the amusement park for years.
Myrtle Waves Water Park3000 10th Ave North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | (843) 913-9269
Myrtle Waves Water Park, in the heart of Myrtle Beach, features 20 acres of water-soaked fun. Enjoy 7 water slides, a lazy river, racing river, wave pool, Bubble Bay, and the Saturation Station! A visit to the water park is a must for any Myrtle Beach family vacation.
Wild Water & Wheels910 Highway 17, Surfside Beach, SC 29575 | (843) 238-3787
Wild Water & Wheels is a 16 acre park filled with exciting rides and slides. With 18 holes of mini golf, bumper boats, go carts and kiddie rides it is much more than a water park. It is the place to be all summer long and the complete fun center for the entire family.
Broadway Grand Prix1820 21st Ave North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | (843) 839-4080
There is no speed limit at Broadway Grand Prix in Myrtle Beach! Test your skills at seven of the best go-kart tracks you will find anywhere. When you need a break from burning rubber, enjoy a large arcade featuring racing simulation games, two full 18-hole miniature golf courses, the SkyCoaster, rock climbing wall and much more. Broadway Grand Prix is sure to have thrills for all ages.
ZOOS, AQUARIUMS & STATE PARKS
RIPLEY’S AQUARIUM1110 Celebrity Circle Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | (843) 916-0888
Featuring five great attractions in the Myrtle Beach area including Ripley’s Aquarium, Ripley’s Haunted Adventure, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, Ripley’s 4-D Moving Theater and Ripley’s Super Fun Zone.
Alligator Adventure4604 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 | (843) 361-0789
Get up close and personal with some of the most dangerous and beautiful animals on the planet at Alligator Adventure in North Myrtle Beach.
Brookgreen Gardens1931 Brookgreen Gardens Dr, Murrells Inlet, SC | (843) 235-6000
Voted one of the top 10 Best Public Gardens in the U.S. by TripAdvisor. Offering a daily selection of tours, excursions, and exhibits. Guided garden tours or explore on your own. Walk the Lowcountry Trail and visit the Zoo’s native animals. Beautiful gardens, historical sites, world-renowned art collection, native animals, and gracious southern hospitality tempt you to return again and again.
Huntington Beach State Park16148 Ocean Highway Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 | (843) 237-4440
A sweeping Grand Strand beach, pristine and wide open. Sea-breeze camping and fishing from a jetty or in the surf. And some of the finest bird-watching on the East Coast.
Waccatee Zoo8500 Enterprise Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588 | (843) 650-8500
What affectionately began over 20 Years ago as a private collection of exotic and domestic animals has become a delightful zoo and a relaxing escape for the entire family.