The neon-lit SkyWheel, a beacon on Ocean Boulevard
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Family fun at the beach and boardwalk
Enjoy ocean views and family-friendly entertainment at the Oceanfront Boardwalk and Promenade, the centerpiece of Myrtle Beach. Play carnival-style games, catch a summertime concert, visit Ripley’s Believe or Not! museum, go ziplining or brave a slingshot thrill ride. Don’t miss the unbeatable views from the SkyWheel, an observation wheel towering 61 meters above sea level. There’s a plethora of attractions at Broadway at the Beach, too, including WonderWorks museum, Ripley’s Aquarium, a waterpark, the Pelicans minor-league baseball games, movie theaters and nightlife.
Shopping and Entertainment
Browse for bargains at two popular Tanger outlet malls, offering dozens of famous makers such as Coach, Guess, Ralph Lauren, Nike and Under Armour. The outdoor entertainment district at Market Common features a mix of big-name brands, specialty boutiques, restaurants and nightlife. At Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, check out eclectic shops, stop for a bite to eat, take a riverboat cruise on the Intercoastal Waterway and rock into the night at the House of Blues. Don’t leave without picking up surfwear at the world-famous Ron Jon Surf Shop at Broadway at the Beach.
Take a boat tour, rent personal watercraft, hire a fishing charter or simply stroll along tranquil pathways at Murrell’s Inlet MarshWalk. Golfers can play a round at Caledonia Fish & Golf Club, rated among the nation’s best courses by both Golf Magazine and Golf Digest. Cast a line at Huntington Beach State Park, also known for its diverse bird population and alligator sightings. Capture frame-worthy shots of the gorgeous fountains, colorful gardens, outdoor sculptures and massive oaks dripping with Spanish moss at the top-rated Brookgreen Gardens.