Around the Myrtle Beach area
Broadway Grand Prix
This family race park offers exciting adventures in the land and the sky. On land, there’s mini golf, an arcade and seven unique go-kart tracks that will put your driving skills to the test. If you’re looking to reach new heights, take a ride on the Sky Coaster or race up one of the park’s three rock climbing walls.
When you’ve raced your last lap, head across the street to Broadway at the Beach for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Hollywood Wax Museum
There’s tons of fun to be had at Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center! Whether you do one or all three attractions, your whole family will be entertained. Meet and greet your favorite Hollywood stars when you tour the wax museum; fight deadly zombies in Outbreak and save the world; or make your way through a potential 288 twists and turns to save Princess Hannah in Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors!
At 50,000 square feet in size and 97 feet in height, Wonderworks has a dramatic exterior and is classically-designed with the appearance of landing upside-down….and that’s where the fun just begins!
The attraction is an “amusement park for the mind,” combining education and entertainment in over 100 hands-on exhibits that sparks the imagination and stimulate the mind. Visitors to the attraction 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 Boardwalk
A visit to Myrtle Beach is not complete without a visit to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk! Enjoy ocean breezes as you stroll along the entirely oceanfront wooden boardwalk. The Boardwalk features convenient beach accesses and a huge arcade that is fun for the whole family. Recharge at delicious restaurants including The Bowery, Landshark Bar & Grill, and Peaches Corner. At the northern end of the Boardwalk, the huge SkyWheel offers great views of the area with enclosed air-conditioned gondolas. Be sure to stick around and see the dazzling colors of the SkyWheel lit up at night!
Ripley’s Aquarium is a $40 million, state-of-the-art, 87,000 square-foot aquarium experience, located at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is South Carolina’s most visited attraction, where guests are entertained by some of the world’s most beautiful, fascinating and dangerous aquatic life.
Visitors are surrounded on all sides by menacing giant sharks as they travel through Dangerous Reef, a 750,000 gallon tank, on a 330-foot moving glidepath. Other spectacular features at Ripley’s Aquarium include Ray Bay, highlighting a variety of rays from multiple viewing levels and Friendship Flats, where guests touch Atlantic rays, Southern rays, Cow-Nose rays, Spotted Eagle rays and Bonnet-Head sharks.
If you are a fan of corn dogs, funnel cakes sprinkled with powdered sugar, and the sounds of favorite games that offer big prizes, then be sure to check out The Myrtle Beach Pavilion. The park offers a collection of classic rides from the historic Pavilion Amusement Park, like the famous Herschell-Spillman Carousel, Wave Rider, Pirate Rides, the Caterpillar, Dune Buggy, Boat and Teacup Rides. The historic German Baden Band Organ plays here too. There is a blast-from-the-past retail shop, five midway skill games, a Pavilion Museum, and much more!
Myrtle Waves Water Park
Myrtle Waves is the perfect way to stay cool in the heat! Your family can choose from more than 30 rides that utilize over 1,000,000 gallons of water. Whether you choose to lounge by the pool, have a group picnic under a pavilion or slide down a huge tubular slide, your family is sure to have a blast.
The park opens in the spring and closes in early fall. Admission to the park includes access to all of the rides and attractions. Exclusive luxury cabanas are available for rental.
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball
Baseball fans rejoice! Myrtle Beach has an amazing and family friendly minor league baseball team.
Class A Minor League Myrtle Beach Pelicans play at TicketReturn.com Field all summer long. The field offers a variety of promotions for its guests and has several fireworks nights planned for the summer. Plus, you can experience a free behind-the-scenes tours of its field, clubhouse and luxury suite by calling and making an appointment.
When you stay at South Wind, you are within driving distance of many miniature golf courses.
Compete with friends and family at one of the mini golf courses in Myrtle Beach! Take your pick from awesome themes. Do you want to putt alongside pirates, sea creatures or dinosaurs?
Myrtle Beach mini-golf courses have much to offer for families looking to make their vacation a hole-in-one!
Family Kingdom Amusement Park
Family Kingdom is open seasonally and offers more than 35 rides that everyone in the family will love!
For an adrenaline rush, take a ride on the Log Flume Water Ride, Sling Shot, Swamp Fox Roller Coaster or eight other thrilling attractions. Plus, there’s over 15 kiddie rides for your little one to enjoy. Bring the whole family for a day filled with fun!
For a family looking to enjoy art and the outdoors while on their Myrtle Beach vacation, Brookgreen Gardens is a must-see attraction. Located just south of Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, Brookgreen Gardens is a wonderful place to spend the entire day with your loved ones.
The gardens began as a personal purchase by Archer and Hyatt Huntington to preserve the 10,000 acres of land and boast more than 1,400 sculpture pieces which are visible from walking paths that wind throughout the garden. The garden’s Native Wildlife Zoo will give your family the chance to see alligators, goats, and various birds. The Gardens also offer seasonal boat rides and other excursions.
Brookgreen Gardens is an attraction you will want to spend the whole day at so plan accordingly!
2nd Avenue Pier
Take a stroll on this Myrtle Beach icon and take in an unsurpassed view of the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you want to spend the day fishing, grab a bite to eat or relax with a drink, 2nd Avenue Pier has it all. The on-site Wicked Tuna Restaurant is the perfect place to unwind after a day at the beach.
While spending the day at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, be sure to take the whole family to Alligator Adventure. A unique experience, Alligator Adventure offers families an up-close look at not only alligators but also turtles, beavers and tropical birds! Plus, you can even see alligator’s getting their dinner or watch a pro handle a snake!
EdVenture Myrtle Beach
Each year, thousands of locals and tourists visit the EdVenture Myrtle Beach for its interactive exhibits and programs. Located at The Market Common, this 3,000-square-foot facility is fun for kids of all ages.
Kids can climb aboard the Space Climber, have fun with a Puppet Show, get behind the controls at Mission Control and so much more.
Children 23 months and younger receive free entry into the museum. If you have kids, be sure to take them to the EdVenture Myrtle Beach next time you stay in Myrtle Beach!
Downwind Sails Watersports
Looking to have a blast in the ocean? Downwind Sails Watersports is the place to go! This watersports activity center offers banana boat rides, parasailing and sail boat rides for the whole family to enjoy.
Want to go on your own oceanic adventure? Rent one of their sail boats, jet skis, kayaks, or paddle boards. Their staff has experience and works to make sure you are safe no matter which water thrill you choose!
La Belle Amie Vineyard
On your next visit to South Wind, be sure to check out the relaxing La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River, just north of North Myrtle Beach.
La Belle Amie provides relaxation at its finest, complete with wine tasting.
The vineyard produces a variety of wines under the Twisted Sisters label including Southern Gentleman (a red wine), Sugar Daddy (a red wine), and Classy Lady (a chardonnay).
Myrtle Beach Watersports
Myrtle Beach Watersports is the place to fulfill your water sport dreams!
There you can view dolphins from a boat or jet ski, take a cruise on a pirate ship or rent a pontoon boat for your family. Myrtle Beach Watersports will provide you with safety equipment and instructions, so no prior experience is necessary!
Big “M” Casino
Play and win BIG aboard South Carolina’s only Casino offering 2 luxury yachts! Party in style and test your skills and luck with tables games like Blackjack, Craps, 3 Card Poker, Roulette and Let-It-Ride. Select cruises feature fun entertainment or Bingo, and each cruise has an optional all-you-can-eat buffet! Experience the rush that comes along with flashing lights and sound when you win at our slot machines, and Big “M” pays out an average of $336,000 a week!
Call 843-249-9811 to book your cruise!
4491 Mineola Avenue
Little River, SC 29566
Calabash Fishing Fleet
Take the whole family to Calabash Fishing Fleet during your next trip to South Wind. Located in Calabash, NC, they are worth the drive. They offer a variety of cruises including the 1.5 hour Sunset Waterway Cruise, which is great for couple or families. Or, if your family wants to see dolphins, they offer Dolphin Adventure Cruises where you will see dolphins, sharks, fish, starfish and more. Plus if for any reason no dolphins are seen on the cruise you are on, then you will get your next cruise for free! They also have 11-12 hour fishing trips for those who want to spend the day out at sea, fishing from their Navigator boat.
SkyWheel Myrtle Beach
A visit to Myrtle Beach is not complete without a visit to the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. Located on the boardwalk, the SkyWheel is a giant Ferris wheel with enclosed air-conditioned gondolas. Opened in 2011, the SkyWheel has become an icon of the Myrtle Beach skyline. With unsurpassed views and comfortable seats, a trip on the SkyWheel is perfect for the whole family. Each ride goes around three times and lasts about 10 to 12 minutes. A family of six or less can fit in one gondola. Bring your camera to get amazing pictures through the clear glass enclosures and in the evenings, be sure to stick around to see the spectacular light show as the SkyWheel fills the Myrtle Beach night sky with bursts of colors!
The Market Common
Indulge yourself at The Market Common…you deserve it. It’s all about lifestyle and with a vast array of shopping and dining options to choose from, the perfect day is just steps from your front door. Start your day with a cappuccino, stroll the charming shop-lined avenues and then stop in one of the many fine-dining establishments in this incredible community.
Coastal Grand Mall
Coastal Grand Mall is open year-round, and shopping is a great way to take a break from the sun! This Myrtle Beach mall features stores for all tastes including Abercrombie & Fitch, Kay Jewelers, Lids, Bath & Body Works, Dillard’s, Pac Sun, Yankee Candle Company, Starbucks and more. Plus, its movie theater, dining court, hair salon and nail studio are sure to keep you pampered and entertained. Swing by this mall for a day of shopping on a rainy day or to pick up some gifts to take back home!
Broadway at the Beach
Where Myrtle Beach Comes To Life! BROADWAY AT THE BEACH is South Carolina’s premier festive entertainment complex located on 350 acres in the heart of Myrtle Beach, SC. Surrounding a 23-acre lake, Broadway at the Beach features over 100 specialty shops, 19 restaurants, 12 nightclubs, theaters, and several award-winning attractions.
Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach is a shopping, dining and entertainment district perfect for a day out with the family. From high-class entertainment at Alabama Theatre to dining along the Intracoastal Waterway, this destination should be at the top of your to-do list for your vacation. Catch a show at the House of Blues, visit the animals at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station or grab dinner at Dick’s Last Resort. Browse the variety of shops at Barefoot Landing like Mole Hole, Cariloha, and Tiki Jim’s. Throughout the year there are also many special events that take place at Barefoot Landing including fireworks during the summer, holiday events and more so make sure to stop by and see what’s going on.
If you love shopping for deals or just window shopping, you will want to check out Tanger Outlets. Tanger Outlets has two Myrtle Beach locations: one on Highway 17 North and the other on Highway 501.
Featuring a variety of stores from accessories to children’s clothing, this shopping center is almost a reason in itself to come to Myrtle Beach. Check out outlet stores such as Coach, Timberland Factory Store, J. Crew, Under Armour, Nike Factory Store, Dressbarn and Lennox Factory Outlet, just to name a few.
If you have a sweet tooth you will want to swing by The Fudgery or Starr Caffe Sweets & Eats to indulge in a sweet treat before ending your shopping trip at this Myrtle Beach outlet.
Pirate’s Voyage Dinner & Show
The Spirit of Blackbeard and Anne Bonnie sailing the coast of the Carolinas, comes to life in the exciting Pirates Voyage dinner show! 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, putting on an amazing acrobatic show 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!
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament will transport you back in time to when knights defended honor and kings ruled the lands. This live show will have you cheering and laughing as you watch talented performers joust and perform various tournament challenges.
With highly-trained horses and real-life armor, the knights put on a display like no other in Myrtle Beach. During the exciting theater show, Medieval Times guests also get to enjoy a full meal including dessert.
This heart-racing unique experience is one of the most popular dinner theater shows in Myrtle Beach. Take a trip back to the medieval times and cheer on your knight as he competes against the others!
Legends In Concert
Visitors and locals agree that Legends In Concert is a fun-filled concert of fun for everyone at its new Broadway at the Beach location!
This world famous live tribute show features an amazing all star cast of FIVE great acts in one grand show. Legends In Concert performances are the real thing, with performers singing with their natural voices and perfection of mannerisms, hair and dress of the original celebrities portrayed.
All this backed by a hot live band, singers, dancers, special effects and lighting in an intimate style theater where everyone has a great view. The acts rotate at least four times a year, so audiences experience a brand-new performance each season. Voted number one show on the beach, It’s An Event You Won’t Forget!
The Alabama Theatre, located at Barefoot Landing, is consistently voted the #1 Live Entertainment Theatre by Myrtle Beach visitors and locals alike!
Featuring, ICONIC, a cutting-edge show on stage and in the air with visual elements and a state-of-the-art video wall, unlike anything you have seen along the Grand Strand.
ICONIC is a one-of-a-kind journey through past and present iconic moments. The show highlights widely recognized country music chart toppers, classic rock anthems, Broadway classics, and pop power ballads. In addition to a stunning array of costumes, there is a state-of-the-art designed set where the audience can connect with their featured musicians and entertainers. Visiting during the holiday season? Be sure to check out their acclaimed “South’s Grandest Christmas Show.” Alabama Theatre also features guest artists and entertainers throughout the year.
As an entertainment venue that has gained national acclaim, the Carolina Opry continues to receive great reviews from both critics and guests alike. Originally created by Calvin Gilmore the Carolina Opry is credited with putting Myrtle Beach on the map as a music hotspot. The Carolina Opry features its famous house show that is constantly updated, featuring some of the hottest entertainers of today, including All That – the dance troupe that made it all the way to the finals of NBC’s hit show “America’s Got Talent.” In this 2,200-seat theater you will be inundated with a variety of music, comedy, and dance featuring sounds from rock, Broadway, country, and classic hits, pop and gospel.
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