Attractions & Activities

From baseball to beer brewing, the Myrtle Beach area has a wealth of activities and attractions sure to keep you entertained when you're not enjoying the 60 miles of beautiful, sandy beaches.

Apache Pier, Myrtle Beach

The Apache Pier at Apache Family Campground is the longest on the east coast, stretching over 1,200 feet into the Atlantic Ocean. It is open 365 days a year, so you'll always have the opportunity to reel in that big catch while visiting the Myrtle Beach area. A bait and tackle shop is also on hand for your convenience, along with live entertainment.

Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach

With more than 100 retail shops and 15 waterside restaurants all nestled along the Intracoastal Waterway, Barefoot Landing is perfect for that serious shopper. For the kids, there is a beautiful carousel and a mirror maze to keep them entertained.

Bike the Neck, Murrells Inlet

Head out for a leisurely bike ride along the 26-mile trail from Murrells Inlet to Litchfield Beach, known as Bike the Neck. This flat, paved trail is perfect for families teaching their young ones how to ride a bicycle, or couples out for a romantic, scenic adventure.

Black River Outdoors, Pawleys Island

Enjoy the serenity of the Waccamaw River via a secluded kayak tour with Black River Outdoors. While out on the beautiful black river, you'll find towering cypress trees adorned with Spanish moss along with a host of other natural attractions.

Blue Wave Adventures, Murrells Inlet

Explore the beauty of the Atlantic Ocean and its many fascinating inhabitants on an adventure with Blue Wave Adventures Dolphin Watch Tour. Blue Wave Adventures operates seven days a week, March through November, and offers three ways to tour the area: their dolphin watch, a pirate island kayak trip, and private charters.

Carolina Safari Jeep Tours, Myrtle Beach

When taking a jeep tour with Carolina Safari, you'll get to experience the Myrtle Beach area's rich, natural beauty while discover its history. The tours include a visit to a former plantation homesite, exploration of actual slave cabins and rice fields planted 300 years ago and much more.

The Carolina Opry, Myrtle Beach

The Carolina Opry is a Myrtle Beach area institution that has been entertaining audiences with their unique shows that offer a fusion of music, dance, comedy and wonderful production values. Their newest venture, "Thunder and Light," features the clogging group All That!, who were previously featured on NBC's "America's Got Talent."

Go Ape Treetop Adventures, Little River

Go Ape Treetop Adventures gives adventures the chance to enjoy physical activity coupled with stunning views across six acres. Outdoor enthusiasts can zip over water, fly from treetop to treetop and swing from the branches with Tarzan-like abilities.

Grand 14 Cinema at The Market Common, Myrtle Beach

When you're looking to kick back, relax and enjoy a great movie, Grand 14 Cinemas at The Market Common has you covered. Cinephiles can choose between the latest Hollywood blockbuster or a smaller independent title. Stadium seating and Dolby Digital surround sound makes it a perfect movie-going experience.

Helicopter Adventures, Myrtle Beach

Helicopter Adventures is the perfect way to enjoy the sights of the Myrtle Beach area from a few thousand feet in the air. The tours are also relatively inexpensive, starting at just $20.

Inlet Point Plantation, North Myrtle Beach

You'll have the opportunity to ride horseback through secluded beaches when visiting Inlet Point Plantation. It was previously the home of Fort Randall, which was used by the Confederate army during the Civil War. Indian burial grounds and other archaeological finds on the plantation date back to 600 B.C.

Legends in Concert, Myrtle Beach

Tribute artists paying respects to such acts as Katy Perry, Kenny Chesney, Prince and many more can be found at Legends in Concert. The ultimate celebrity tribute show recently changed its game in the Myrtle Beach area when it opened a state-of-the-art theater at Broadway at the Beach.

The Market Common, Myrtle Beach

The Market Common, a shopping and dining area in a wonderfully designed village setting, sits on the property that used to house the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. One of the most popular eateries is the laid-back Mexican restaurant called Nacho Hippo.

T.I.G.E.R.S. Myrtle Beach Safari, Myrtle Beach

Enjoy a safari without the hassle of needing a passport at TIGERS Preserve. The unique station is a fundraising effort for the conservation projects of the Rare Species Fund. Here, visitors can see Bengal tigers, royal white Bengal tigers the Golden Tabby tiger, which is the rarest in the world, and a number of other rare and beautiful animals.

Palace Theatre, Myrtle Beach

Skip a trip to New York City and come to Myrtle Beach, where the Palace Theatre is home to spectacular live entertainment shows such as "Jersey Nights" and "Almost Queen: The Ultimate Tribute." Top-notch live entertainment is always on tap along the Grand Strand all year long.

Parasailing at Ocean Watersports, Myrtle Beach

Sync with the calm wind as you parasail along the Myrtle Beach area's 60 miles of coastline with Ocean Watersports. Their experienced crew has participants covered to ensure the journey into the friendly skies is safe, comfortable and fun.

Ripley's Aquarium, Myrtle Beach

Voyage under the sea at Ripley's Aquarium in the Myrtle Beach area. Among its must-see exhibits is the "Dangerous Reef," where visitors can glide along a 340-foot moving path and come face-to-face with giant stingrays, a green sea turtle and sharks.

Rover Tours, Georgetown

Power catamarans do all the work on a three-hour guided tour with Rover Tours. The expedition takes participants through the scenic Lowcountry waters, where they'll hunt for shells on remote beaches and take in the sights of the Winyah Bay Lighthouse.

Second Avenue Pier, Myrtle Beach

One of the Myrtle Beach area's longest piers, Second Avenue Pier offers great fishing opportunities, delicious food in its renowned restaurant, refreshing beverages and, best of all, one of the best views of the Atlantic Ocean. The rooftop bar is the perfect, relaxing way to end a fun-filled day at the beach.

Surf the Earth, Pawleys Island

Surf the Earth is one of the Myrtle Beach area's more unique watersport supply stores that offers durable and long-lasting equipment since first opening in 1990. The staff also offers tours of the fantastic surrounding area, and morning stand-up paddle boarding.

WonderWorks, Myrtle Beach

Children can work off energy as they explore more than 100 kid-friendly exhibits at WonderWorks. They can discover what it's like to be caught in an earthquake or hurricane, fly a NASA space shuttle or fighter jet or ride a virtual rollercoaster.

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