Skip to main content

Family-Centric Attractions

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 indoor amusement park, Ripley’s Aquarium, a water park, 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 brands such as Coach, Guess, Ralph Lauren, Nike and Under Armour. The outdoor entertainment district at Market Common features a mix of big names, 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 Intracoastal 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.

 

Out-of-Door Forays

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.

Fun Fact

Myrtle Beach's population increases in the summer from 30,000 people to more than 350,000.
View more

Myrtle Beach's population increases in the summer from 30,000 people to more than 350,000.

Hot Air Balloon over Asheville, North Carolina
View more

Nearby Experiences

View more experiences

Official Myrtle Beach Travel Site

Explore more