Vacationing in Myrtle Beach has a ton to offer in addition to its sunny, sandy beaches. We’ve put together some recommendations that are sure to entertain the whole family during your next trip.

Explore the natural beauty of the region by hiking or biking along our many nature trails. The Waccamaw Neck Bikeway and the Huntington Beach State Park trails are popular options. Visiting the fishing piers can also be a fun experience. While fishing itself might require a license or equipment rental, walking along the fishing piers can be relaxing and a cost-free enjoyment. Take in the sea breeze and watch the fishermen in action. You never know what sea creatures they’ll reel in!

If you’re looking for a break from the heat, head to Myrtle Waves Water Park. With over 30 water slides, multiple attractions and 1.2 million gallons of water, South Carolina’s largest water park is sure to keep you cool during the summer months.

Ripley’s Aquarium is a great educational stop for the family. The aquarium features a wide variety of exhibits that showcase marine life from around the world. You can touch stingrays and horseshoe crabs at the Discovery Center, watch dive shows featuring aquarium experts feeding the animals, and even have the opportunity to pet a jellyfish. It’s a must-visit attraction for families, nature enthusiasts, and anyone looking for a unique and immersive adventure. It’s also a great rainy day option!

Explore the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade, which stretches along the oceanfront and features shops, restaurants, and entertainment. The downtown area has also brought new dining experiences that are a must-visit. Take a ride on the famous Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, towering 200 feet above the sea, you will enjoy the sights and sounds of beautiful Myrtle Beach. This modern take on a ferris wheel sends you off in an enclosed, air conditioned gondola with some of the best views around!

Get your shopping done at Barefoot Landing and Broadway at the Beach. Also featuring many popular tourist attractions like WonderWorks, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, Margaritaville and The Hard Rock Cafe, visitors are sure to find something to their liking…and a new t-shirt to add to your collection!

The Myrtle Beach area boasts a vibrant nightlife and entertainment scene, with live music, theaters, comedy clubs, and dinner shows like Pirates Voyage and Medieval Times, offering fun-filled evenings for visitors. Whether you’re interested in pirates, knights, music, or mystery, there’s something for everyone to enjoy while dining in Myrtle Beach.

Of course, the main attraction in Myrtle Beach is its beautiful coastline. Take leisurely walks along the shore, soak up the sun, or collect seashells. Watching the sunrise over the ocean sets up a truly magical day.

Events, attractions, and new restaurants are constantly forming and being added to the Visit Myrtle Beach calendar. This is the ultimate guide to all Myrtle Beach has to offer during your stay.

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