Myrtle Beach is home to some of the most thrilling entertainment venues and exciting attractions on the East Coast, and South Wind on the Ocean is in close proximity to them all. Supplement your vacation itinerary with a visit or day trip to one of these favorite Myrtle Beach attractions.
Myrtle Beach Sky Wheel
The Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, which is located at the Oceanfront Boardwalk and Promenade, is an experience as grand as the magnificent Atlantic Ocean it overlooks. This amazing attraction, which is sure to elevate your perspective, measures an impressive 200 feet above sea level and is the only observation wheel of its kind in the US. The attraction boasts 42 climate controlled Swiss-manufactured fully enclosed gondolas and an impressive, one-of-a-kind LED lightshow to be held nightly.
The attraction is an "amusement park for the mind," combining education and entertainment in over 100 hands-on exhibits that will spark the imagination and stimulate the mind. Visitors to the attraction will enjoy a variety of experiences including being blown away by 74 mile per hour hurricane-force winds, maneuvering the controls of a NASA spacecraft to land the shuttle, lying on a bed of 3,500 nails, piloting a fighter jet, designing and riding a 360 degree virtual roller coaster, playing virtual sports and competing in a game of lazer-tag.
Myrtle Beach is home to several spectacular water parks, where you can swim, slide, jump, splash, and ride your way to the wettest, wildest vacation experience you and your family has ever had. Two of Myrtle Beach's favorite water park hot spots are Wild Water-Water and Race Theme Park and Myrtle Waves Water Park. Both conveniently located to South Wind on the Ocean, you and your family can enjoy waterfalls, slides, arcades, miniature golf, wave pools, water chutes, and much, much more. Jump into the fun today.
Myrtle Waves Water Park:
Myrtle Waves Water Park, South Carolina's largest water park, presents 20 acres of swerves, curves, waves and chutes and more than one million gallons of water.
Family Kingdom Amusement Park:
Myrtle Beach's only oceanfront water park is the place where family fun reigns. Enjoy spine-tingling rollercoaster rides, rip-roaring waterslides, or a quiet ride on South Carolina's largest Ferris Wheel, which offers breathtaking views of the beach and cityscape. Bumper cars, Go Karts, an historical carousel, and much more await you at Myrtle Beach's favorite amusement park.
Myrtle Beach is home to dozens of fantastic miniature golf courses, like Dragon's Lair at Broadway at the Beach, Jurassic Golf, Jungle Safari, and Captain Hook's Adventure Golf. Each of the area miniature courses offers up a different experience and wild atmosphere sure to capture your child's imagination.
This high-octane attraction features 7 exciting race tracks, 2 Nascar themed miniature golf courses, a Nascar Silicon Motor Speedway, Speed Bumper boats, state-of-the-art SpeedDome Arcade, and much, much more!
The over 60 miles of pristine Atlantic Ocean coastline make Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the perfect playground for all kinds of watersports. Whether your interest lies in kayaking, sailing, surfing, para-sailing, skiing, scuba diving, jet skiing, or simply lazing on the beach, Myrtle Beach has it all! Fishing enthusiasts will find great catches at eight piers, on charter boats, and in the area's many backwater creeks and waterways. There's also several area annual saltwater fishing tournaments that offer invigorating sport as well as tens of thousands of dollars in prizes.
Brookgreen Gardens is a National Historic Landmark with one of the most significant collections of figurative sculpture in an outdoor setting by American artists in the world and has the only zoo accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association on the coast of the Carolinas.
Golf Mecca - Golf Capital of the World - Golfer's Paradise - Golf Heaven - Golf Town, USA - all our names affectionately used by golfers around the globe to describe the one place in the world that caters to earth's greatest sport. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and the Grand Strand boast nearly 100 golf courses. With varying difficulties, prices, styles, and locations, the champion golf courses of our area can be matched to any type of golfer, from the casual player to the experienced professional. Best of all, South Wind on the Ocean is perfectly located to take advantage of them all! Swing into some great golf today at South Wind on the Ocean.
There are over 1,500 restaurants in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and along the Grand Strand, so visitors can enjoy a full spectrum of culinary delights, ranging from quick bites to indulgent entrees. Enjoy a little taste of everything under the sun: succulent seafood, mouthwatering steaks, as well as Mexican, American, Lowcountry, Asian, and tropical cuisines.
Try the Sea Captain's House for spectacular seafood, Hard Rock Café for truly immersive dining experience, and Margaritiville for a music-filled evening filled with island-inspired dishes and Jimmy Buffet style entertainment.
Also, only a short drive away, is Murrells Inlet, the self-proclaimed Seafood Capital of the World. It goes without saying that you're sure to find the coastal cooking you crave at this quaint nautical town.
After a morning of surf and sand, why not spend the afternoon shopping for that perfect gift for your special "someone"! With hundreds and hundreds of unique specialty shops sprinkled from one end of the beach to the other, clustered in intimate plazas or large shopping centers - there are enclosed malls and several upscale outlet centers that offer designer name brands at significant savings!
Coastal Grand Mall:
Coastal Grand Mall is Myrtle Beach's biggest shopping center. At 1.5 million square feet, it is the largest indoor shopping mall in the state of South Carolina, and houses nearly 130 specialty shops as well as the nationally recognized stores Belk, Dillard's, Sears, Dick's Sporting Goods, Bed Bath & Beyond, and a 14 screen Cinemark Theatre. Shoppers can also enjoy several on-site and interior restaurants and eating venues, as well as some surrounding big name stores: Books-a-million, Costco, and Best Buy.
Myrtle Beach Mall:
Located in North Myrtle Beach off of Highway 17, this newly remodeled shopping mall offers an extensive shopping experience. Myrtle Beach Mall is home to JCPenney, Belk, Books-A-Million, the brand NEW Colonial Mall 12 Theater, restaurants, and the ONLY Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in South Carolina!
A bargain hunters paradise, Myrtle Beach is home to two Tanger Outlets, filled with specialty and nationally recognized stores that will bring some much needed value to your shopping experience. With a location on 501 and on Kings Highway in North Myrtle Beach, our guest are a short drive away from both. Stores include Nautica, Tommy Hilfiger, Timberland, Gap, Old Navy, Brooks Brothers, Polo Ralph Lauren, and much, much more.
Consisting of over 20 charming specialty shops and restaurants in a historic park-like setting, the Hammock Shops are uniquely Pawleys Island. Specializing in art, crafts, and jewelry, the Hammock Shops will satisfy even the most discriminating boutique shopper.
Broadway at the Beach:
Myrtle Beach's first and greatest outdoor shopping experience, Broadway at the Beach literally has something for everyone. Enjoy 350 acres of shops, restaurants, nightlife, attractions, and experience a paradise filled with non-stop celebrations... where Myrtle Beach comes to shop, dine, dance, play and stay.
Market Commons Myrtle Beach:
Indulge yourself at The Market Common, you deserve it. It's all about lifestyle with a vast array of shopping and dining options to choose from, walk a few steps and start your day with a cappuccino, stroll the shop-lined avenues of this incredible community. Then stop in one of the many fine-dining establishments to continue your day in culinary rapture.
After a relaxing day soaking up the sun on the soft sands of the Atlantic, it's time to hit the town. Once the sun goes down, Myrtle Beach turns on the neon and turns up the energy. With a dazzling array of nightlife venues, such as clubs, bars, and theatres, you are sure to find something that fits your speed. You'll find our nightlife to be as exciting as our beaches are inviting.
Celebrity Square at Broadway at the Beach:
Celebrity Square is the hot spot for nighttime recreation, whether you are looking for a quiet drink with friends, a high-energy dance club, a rousing sports bar, or a lively piano and music club. Check out all that Celebrity Square has to offer, conveniently located near South Wind on the Ocean.
Voted the number one live theatre attraction by Myrtle Beach Visitors featuring the Best in Family Entertainment, Alabama Theatre is a Myrtle Beach landmark. Come enjoy live shows featuring America's favorite music, such as country, Broadway, bluegrass, gospel, and everything in between.
Dolly Parton is hoisting the Jolly Roger and tilt her sails to the wind matey! The spirit of Blackbeard and his buccaneers, Captain Kidd and Anne Bonnie sailing the coast of the Carolinas, comes to life in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Guests will experience the spirit and swashbuckling excitement of the pirates who called the Carolina coast home. The Crimson and Sapphire pirates battle each other on deck, in the water and in the sky above their full sized pirate ships in a 15-foot-deep indoor lagoon to the cheers and delight of their fans in the arena. Which side will take the treasure? It's up to you to cheer them to victory!
Legends in Concert:
For more than twenty years, Legends In Concert has performed in fifteen countries on five continents entertaining millions of fans. This award-winning stage spectacular has become known the world over as the ultimate celebrity tribute show. Each inspired performance features the superstars of yesterday and today making Legends In Concert, An Event You Won't Forget!
The Palace Theatre:
Jersey Nights is now playing at the famous Palace Theatre, located at Broadway at the Beach, right in the heart of Myrtle Beach. This show is filled with songs from Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. From the original style of dress, to the sounds of the great original hits, this show will fill you with memories from the past. If you are looking for a night of magic fun, the Palace Theatre is also hosting Masters of Illusion, which is a spectacular new show for 2013. Featuring Rob Lake and his magical illusions, audiences will be amazed and awed! From special effects to magical backdrops, this show will entertain people of all ages!
House of Blues:
Located in the Barefoot Landing outdoor shopping complex, the House of Blues is your home to spectacular soul food and Southern cuisine, as well as some of the hottest bands around. Enjoy blues, rock, soul, techno, and much, much more!