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Accessible Myrtle Beach Attractions

  By  Leslie Perkins

Accessible Myrtle Beach Attractions


Myrtle Beach isn't only famous for its beautiful beaches and vibrant atmosphere; it's also a shining example of accessibility and welcoming to everyone. With many things to see and do that are easy to access, places to stay that cater to people with disabilities, and tons of fun activities, Myrtle Beach makes sure that everyone can have an amazing vacation. Whether it's getting to the beach easily, finding a hotel with wheelchair access, or enjoying all sorts of exciting things to do, Myrtle Beach leads the way in making tourism inclusive for everyone.


Myrtle Beach boasts a wide selection of accommodations that prioritize accessibility and comfort for guests with disabilities. From luxurious beachfront resorts to cozy condominium rentals, there are options to suit every preference and budget. Many hotels and resorts in the area off er accessible rooms equipped with features such as widened doorways, roll-in showers, grab bars, and lowered countertops to accommodate guests with mobility impairments. Furthermore, staff members are trained to provide assistance and support to ensure a seamless stay for all guests.

Here are just some of the accessible accommodations you can utilize:

Dunes Realty Vacation Rentals, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront, Grande Cayman Resort, North Beach Resort & Villas, and Seaside Resort.

Accessible Dining Options

No vacation is complete without indulging in delicious cuisine, and Myrtle Beach's dining scene offers a variety of accessible options for guests with disabilities. Many restaurants in the area are equipped with wheelchair-accessible entrances, spacious dining areas, and accessible restrooms to ensure a comfortable dining experience for all patrons. Additionally, staff members are trained to accommodate special dietary needs and provide assistance as needed, ensuring that everyone can savor the flavors of Myrtle Beach. Some favorite local spots that are accessible are:
LuLu's Fun Food Music, Sea Captain's House, Carolina Seafood and Steak, and Crabby George's Seafood Buffet.
Be sure to look for the Champion Autism Network logo found on many local restaurants for an autism friendly dining experience. Hamburger Joes, Carolina Seafood and Steak, Johnny D’s Waffles and Bakery, and NY Pizza Kitchen are just a few of the certified autism friendly restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area.

Inclusive Entertainment

From live performances to interactive exhibits, Myrtle Beach offers a diverse array of entertainment options that cater to individuals with all abilities. The Carolina Opry, one of the area's premier entertainment venues, features wheelchair-accessible seating and accommodations for guests with disabilities. You will enjoy the talented music of South Carolina’s finest entertainers at the Opry. Similarly, the Alabama Theatre,
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, and Legends in Concert strive to provide inclusive experiences for all visitors, with accessible seating options and accommodations available upon request. Be sure to secure tickets to these amazing theaters for memories that will last a lifetime

Outdoor Adventures

For those seeking outdoor adventure, Myrtle Beach offers an abundance of accessible activities that showcase the natural beauty of the region. Wheelchair-accessible fishing piers, such as the Cherry Grove Pier and Springmaid Pier, provide opportunities for anglers of all abilities to cast their lines and reel in the catch of the day. Brookgreen Gardens offers stunning landscape and beautiful art for visitors. They are wheelchair friendly and a top attraction in the area. The Myrtle Beach State Park offers beautiful ocean views, picnic areas, and a wheelchair accessible pier. Enjoy the scenic views while you spend your day by the ocean!


What better way to spend your vacation than to enjoy all of the fun attractions Myrtle Beach has to offer! Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center, Captain Hook’s Adventure Golf, The Skywheel, and Ripley’s Aquarium are just a few of the many attractions that are accessible for any need. See the beauty of Myrtle Beach from 187 feet on The Skywheel. This attraction offers wheelchair accessibility as well as sensory friendly accommodations. Ripley’s is a great choice for an indoor attraction that is wheelchair friendly. Dive under the shark tunnel and then explore the mermaid lagoon in this amazing attraction!

Beach Access

Myrtle Beach City offers numerous accessible beach access points, along with complimentary beach wheelchairs for those in need. These specialized wheelchairs feature large tires designed for easy maneuverability on sand, along with standard wheelchair seating.
Accessible beach wheelchairs and handicapped parking spaces are conveniently available at several locations, including 77th Ave. N., 72nd Ave. N., 54th Ave. N., 24th Ave. N., 8th Ave. N., 5th Ave. N., and 8th Ave. S. Visitors to North Myrtle Beach can fi nd similar amenities at 1st Avenue South.
For additional details, please visit the Beach section of our website.

Sensory Friendly Adventures

Myrtle Beach earned its certification as an autism-friendly city. Many local businesses and attractions now offer special events and activities tailored for families visiting the area who have sensory sensitivities. You'll find Certified Autism Supportive restaurants scattered throughout Myrtle Beach. Their staff is trained to understand and assist customers with autism, thanks to certification from the Champion Autism Network.
Throughout the year, there are sensory-friendly options available along the Grand Strand. Places like Ripley’s Aquarium, Fun Warehouse, Grand 14 Movie Theater at The Market Common, Myrtle Beach Bowl, Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Dave and Buster’s, WonderWorks, The Adaptive Surf Project, and more offer sensory-friendly activities.

From accessible beach access points and wheelchair-friendly accommodations to sensory-friendly activities and inclusive entertainment options, Myrtle Beach ensures that every visitor can experience the magic of this coastal paradise. Whether you're seeking relaxation on the beach, adventure in the great outdoors, or excitement in the bustling entertainment district, Myrtle Beach welcomes you with open arms, making accessibility a top priority for all.

We are dedicated to providing an excellent beach vacation for all families traveling with family members with sensory-processing disorders. Visit our Autism Friendly travel page for more information! 


Janice Brady

Janice is a mom and a grandmother. After retiring from New Jersey and moving to the Grand Strand in 2005, she began writing as a hobby. In 2010 she created her own site, An Open Suitcase, where she shares her love of travel. Janice has contributed travel stories to many large brands and destinations including Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, but her passion will always be sharing her home, the Myrtle Beach area, with everyone. She spends much of her time taking her grandchildren or visiting friends to experience all that the Myrtle Beach area has to offer.