There’s something thrilling about seeing the world from another perspective, right? Well, in Myrtle Beach, you can see the Atlantic Ocean and the City of Myrtle Beach from a whole new angle with these 6 ways to see Myrtle Beach from up in the air.
If you’ve never been parasailing, you really need to check it out in Myrtle Beach. You will take a boat off the shoreline and sit in a large sail that will be whisked to 500 feet high! Don’t worry – Downwind Sails and Express Watersports both offer double or triple riding options if you need to take a friend, or two, with you.
2. Helicopter Ride
There are always helicopters whizzing over your head in Myrtle Beach! You can hop aboard one of these aircrafts to take a tour above Myrtle Beach with an expert pilot and show you some sights you have never seen before.
One of the most iconic fixtures in the Myrtle Beach skyline, the SkyWheel stands 187 feet into the air. The SkyWheel offers family-friendly rides in air-conditioned gondolas for a peaceful view of Myrtle Beach and the sprawling Atlantic Ocean.
4. Rooftop Restaurant
Check out one of the many rooftop restaurants in Myrtle Beach for fun from up in the air. Riptydz Oceanfront Grille and Rooftop Bar located in downtown Myrtle Beach also has yard games and fresh seafood to round-out the view from three stories up.
You may have seen this ride in a video as the Slingshot stands 300 feet in the air and can reach speeds of 100 miles per hour. This is not for the faint of heart! You can also take a friend on the slingshot, since everyone needs a hype man.
6. The Funplex
The Funplex, a new amusement park in the heart of Myrtle Beach, recently added a ride called “Mach Fun”, the tallest, interactive 360° flying jet ride in North America. Spin and fly to new heights – the challenge is keeping your eyes open for the whole ride!
For more exciting Myrtle Beach adventures and deals, head on over to our To Do page. And if thrill is not for you, check out our events and festivals page for good food, southern culture, and unique experiences.