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Myrtle Beach
Travel Guide

Myrtle Beach

For family days on the beach, a week of golf with friends or exploring and playing in the town’s attractions, this South Carolina beach town is superb.

Myrtle Beach is ajewel along the glittering "Grand Strand," 60 miles (97 kilometers)of perfect sandy coastline in South Carolina. The sun shines most of the yearhere, so you’ll have plenty of chances to explore the many beaches, waterwaysand wildlife reserves.

Most people associateMyrtle Beach with relaxation because of its glorious beaches, luxurious golfcourses and abundant nature. While it’s a great place to rejuvenate, Myrtle Beachis by no means a sleepy town. There’s plenty to do to get your heart racing.Take the family to the city’s theme parks, race around the Nascar SpeedPark orjoin an alligator tour.

The downtownBoardwalk’s SkyWheel offers the perfect way to get your bearings.Enjoy views of the surrounding Atlantic Ocean and forests from a high point ofalmost 200 feet (61 meters). Nearby MagiQuest has great familyfun, too. Your kids will love becoming wizards and performing magic as theyplay in the world’s largest live-action game.

Stroll along theBoardwalk and indulge in some of the scrumptious old-time eateries. PeachesCorner, established in 1937, is a Myrtle Beach institution known for heavenlymilkshakes. Visit Mammy’s Kitchen for their famous breakfast buffet.

This picturesque townoffers something for everyone. Art lovers will appreciate the local collectionat the Art Museum of Myrtle Beach. Nature enthusiasts can spotlocal flora and fauna during wildlife excursions at Huntington BeachState Park and Brookgreen Gardens. Visit the private WaccateeZoo to view species up close.

Check out thecountryside around Myrtle Beach, which was used for rice production until theend of the Civil War. Drive south to quaint Georgetown and visit the RiceMuseum. This interesting exhibition takes you to the days when SouthCarolina ran on slave labor. Continue your journey back in time at thenearby Hopsewee Plantation, one of the oldest and wealthiestplantation homes in South Carolina.

Myrtle Beach alwayshas plenty of Southern hospitality. Friendly locals are happy to point the wayand have a chat about their charming town. Along the Grand Strand it’s easy tofeel at home, from the golf courses to the Boardwalk.

South Bay Inn & Suites
South Bay Inn & Suites
3 out of 5
520 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is CA $162 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
With direct access to the beach, this Downtown Myrtle Beach hotel is in the city center and within a 15-minute walk of Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, SkyWheel Myrtle ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,993 reviews)
"The room was nice."

Reviewed on Apr. 17, 2021

South Bay Inn & Suites
Dunes Village Resort
Dunes Village Resort
3.5 out of 5
5200 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is CA $152 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
Nestled on the beach, this Myrtle Beach hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cane Patch Par Three, Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, and Ripley's Aquarium. Myrtlewood Golf Club ...
4.1/5Very Good! (1,882 reviews)
"Didn't like the pool cabana bartender! Was rude! Didn't have great social skills for a bartender."

Reviewed on Apr. 16, 2021

Dunes Village Resort
Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort South Beach
Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort South Beach
2.5 out of 5
2207 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is CA $89 per night from May 2 to May 3
Located in Myrtle Beach, this beachfront resort is in the city center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Myrtle Beach State Park and SkyWheel Myrtle Beach. Broadway at ...
3.7/5Good! (1,540 reviews)
"The security guard is a total ass. Everything else was great"

Reviewed on Apr. 16, 2021

Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort South Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
4 out of 5
1600 Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is CA $275 per night from May 11 to May 12
Located in Downtown Myrtle Beach, this beachfront condo resort is in the city center and within a 5-minute walk of Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and SkyWheel Myrtle ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (571 reviews)
"This hotel is beautiful and we had a wonderful stay. The pictures of the rooms don’t do them justice because they’re beautiful, clean and spacious. The ocean view balcony was just what we needed for a relaxing stay. Definitely will be staying here again in the future."

Reviewed on Apr. 16, 2021

Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort
Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort
3.5 out of 5
201 South Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC
Nestled on the beach, this Downtown Myrtle Beach condo building is just steps from Family Kingdom Amusement Park and Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. SkyWheel Myrtle ...
4.2/5Excellent! (779 reviews)
"Even with the pandemic still going on, I actually felt like this was the first bit of normal in over a year. It was the relaxing trip I needed. Everything was great, we still got to swim, and checkout was quick and easy when we left. Highly recommend."

Reviewed on Apr. 17, 2021

Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort
Royale Palms
Royale Palms
3.5 out of 5
10000 Beach Club Drive Tower 2, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is CA $299 per night from May 2 to May 3
Located in Arcadian Shores, this beachfront aparthotel is next to a golf course, 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Arcadian Shores Golf Club, and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from The ...
4.4/5Excellent! (463 reviews)
"The view was amazing. The staff was very friendly as well as professional. The property was beautiful. Definitely going back"

Reviewed on Apr. 15, 2021

Royale Palms
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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5/5 - Excellent

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Mar 21, 2020

Love Myrtle Beach it is a wonderful relaxing family vacation!!

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Mar 8, 2020

Pirates Voyage dinner show was very good.

4/5 - Good

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Jan 18, 2020

Great helicopter  ride! Mini golf and Murrells Inlet was fun also. The beach is beautiful and the boardwalk has lots of options to eat and souvenir shop. Fun family location.

5/5 - Excellent

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Nov 9, 2019

My wife and i had a great time.Great places to eat and the beach was beautiful.

4/5 - Good

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Oct 13, 2019

We visit every year around D this time. Weather is a factor at times.

5/5 - Excellent

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Sep 11, 2019

We have eaten at quite a few restaurants during our multiple visits to Myrtle Beach and by far Longhorn Steakhouse has been our favorite. Tried out Top Golf even though I do not like golf and had a blast!

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