Second Avenue Pier
Best Things To Do Myrtle Beach
The South Carolina coastal city of Myrtle Beach is famous for its dazzling beach views and oceanside attractions. During your visit to Myrtle Beach, check out these must-see attractions and local-favorite things to do.
Those with young ones in tow won’t want to miss the Children’s Museum of South Carolina – open year-round featuring dozens of kid-friendly exhibits. Then, experience a simulated natural disaster at Wonderworks Myrtle Beach, located in the Broadway at the Beach district.
See A Show.
Hear country artists croon and slide guitars wail at the Carolina Opry – open since 1986. Holiday specials, live concerts, and other special performances native to the South Carolina coast give this performance arts venue plenty of southern charm.
Not far from there, in the Broadway at the Beach district, the iconic golden dome of the Palace Theatre shines. Performance art, including comedy, drama, music, and dance frequent the stage at PT.
Fishing in Myrtle Beach
The South Carolina coast is a sight to behold. Don’t miss unmatched views of the ocean alongside miles of sandy beaches at Myrtle Beach State Park. Be sure and pack your rods and tackle box and cast-off from the pier.
Grab A Bite.
Speaking of piers, the Second Avenue Pier is a one-stop for coastal fun and dining, with destinations like the 2nd Avenue Restaurant & Bar and Pier House Restaurant. As you might imagine, the seafood is unbeatable. And did we mention the view?
For a more unique dinner setting to say the least, step back into the days of yore at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, where jousts, kings, queens, and jesters provide plenty of entertainment.
Catch a Race.
South Carolina is racing country, and NASCAR events at Myrtle Beach Speedway are one of a kind.
And if you’re looking to do some racing yourself, start your own engines at NASCAR SpeedPark Myrtle Beach. The kids will surely love the go-karts, kiddie rides, mini golf, and other thrilling things to do.
Catch A Foul Ball.
Take in a ballgame at TicketReturn.com Field – home to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Keep your eyes peeled – you just might be watching future Big Leaguers in action, as the Pelicans are the minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.
Myrtle Beach Skywheel
If the warm South Carolina summer is getting to you, cool off at Myrtle Waves Water Park. From the thrills of the Turbo Twisters and Super Choote, to the calm, cooling Ocean in Motion Wave Pool and LayZee River, there’s something for everyone.
Hold Down Your Lunch.
For some year-round thrills and chills, pay a visit to the Family Kingdom Amusement Park – home to 37 fun-filled rides. Even better, admission is free at Family Kingdom.
If that’s not enough, the Myrtle Beach Skywheel at the Oceanfront Boardwalk and Promenade will surely tickle your spine while providing an excellent sights of the ocean. Be sure to grab a bite at LandShark Bar and Grill – better make that after your ride.
Don't Tap the Glass.
Check out some traditional and not-so traditional ocean exhibits at Ripley’s Aquarium, also in the Broadway at the Beach district.