There is one thing we know for certain: visitors to the Myrtle Beach area never go to sleep hungry. One of the greatest pleasures in traveling to the Grand Strand is the opportunity to explore the many restaurants lining our shores. Your group will certainly look forward to every meal, as choices range from dinner shows to themed-restaurants to fresh-caught seafood to popular Southern dishes and more.
The catch of the day never disappoints at one of our many seafood restaurants. Many offer spectacular waterfront views and all offer spectacular coastal Carolina cuisine. Murrells Inlet is even known as the seafood capital of South Carolina! Whether you enjoy your fish grilled, blackened, broiled or fried, the seafood options are truly endless along our coast. Many groups also enjoy sampling some of the area's best Lowcountry specialties like shrimp and grits. Plenty of restaurants serve popular southern dishes native to the area and satisfying to their guests. The popular ‘farm to table' movement has also arrived here, making the search for restaurants serving locally grown and prepared food easier than ever.
Myrtle Beach's warm temperatures and abundant sunshine keeps everyone playing outside. Take a break from the sand and stay in the water by racing down a waterslide at one of the local waterparks, or visit one of the area's many amusement parks for a thrilling roller coaster ride. For those groups unafraid of heights, a visit to the East Coast's only 200-foot SkyWheel is a must. And a little friendly competition is always fun if it's kept on one of over 50 miniature golf courses. You can even form a mini-golf tournament for your group!
Exploring the Myrtle Beach area's great outdoors and discovering the picturesque Carolina landscape is always a favorite activity for groups traveling here. Two state parks, Myrtle Beach State Park and Huntington Beach State Park, offer everything from hiking trails to picnic areas to fishing piers while one of the largest exotic reptile parks in the world can be found at Barefoot Landing's Alligator Adventure. Brookgreen Gardens offers a more tranquil atmosphere, where your group can explore the most significant collection of figurative sculpture by American artists in an outdoor setting and miles of nature paths decorated with indigenous South Carolina flora and fauna.
For visiting shopaholics, the wide array of fantastic stores in the Myrtle Beach area will keep any group busy. Groups can indulge at one of the areas upscale retail stores at the Market Common, or enjoy outdoor shopping complexes like the popular Broadway at the Beach while looking for souvenirs. Bargain hunting is made easy here, too, with two Tanger Outlet locations offering amazing deals at hundreds of brand name stores.