Welcome to the beach and all the fun that
families have here! Take a short drive away from your North Myrtle
Beach vacation rental and you will undoubtedly see some of the
amusements that make North Myrtle Beach a terrific beach vacation
destination. There is miniature golf courses, parasailing and bungee
jumping. The seaside amusement and water park, Family Kingdom, is a
popular hot spot for families with kids.
Explore off the beaten path during your North Myrtle Beach vacation, too and you will discover some amazing attractions that you simply do not want to miss, such as horseback riding on the beachfront. Learn to box, take a spin class or try a yoga class in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Take the kids for a tour of the wonderfully weird at Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum.
Relish the quieter side of Myrtle Beach by visiting world renowned sculptures at Brookgreen Gardens and the Atalaya castle at Huntington Beach State Park. There are two nearby vineyards that offer wine tastings and welcome picnics.
Hop into a Jeep for a unique tour of the Myrtle Beach area and its Lowcountry ecosystems. Jump on a helicopter for a intriguing look at the Myrtle Beach area. Sports fanatics will love the pro baseball that is played in Myrtle Beach and race car fans will want to visit the Myrtle Beach Speedway. Myrtle Beach area amusements and attractions show visitors a great time in the air, on land and on water.
Don't forget about the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk for a stroll down the oceanfront and all the shops, arcades and restaurants!
Eating in the North Myrtle Beach area
can be as much fun during your North Myrtle Beach
vacation as playing on the beach and visiting all the
nearby amusements and attractions. North Myrtle Beach
area restaurants are plentiful and each one offers
something different, whether on the menu, the views or
the ambiance. For breakfast, lunch and dinner visit as
many restaurants as you can during your stay in North
Myrtle Beach, SC to enhance your North Myrtle Beach
There are more than 1,000 restaurants throughout the Myrtle Beach area. While there are the typical fast food and chain restaurants that you will readily recognize, there are restaurants of all sizes that overflow with character and have an enticing menu to boot. Don’t just eat when you are in North Myrtle Beach. Dine. And take home a memorable experience that includes delicious food and incredible service.
The vast selection of North Myrtle Beach area restaurants includes Italian, Caribbean and Japanese fare. Extensive wine lists accompany many menus throughout town and seafood is a staple that is served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are raw bars, sushi bars and tiki bars in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Dine where you can overlook the Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway or salt marsh. Some restaurants feature historical significance and serve guests in what was once a church or an oceanfront vacation cottage. Outdoor concerts, piano bar and live music often contribute to your North Myrtle Beach area dining experience. Whether you want to wear flip flops or stilettos out to eat there is a restaurant that caters to your expectation and who knows, you might choose to dine where there is a celebrity affiliation, such as Greg Norman or Jimmy Buffett, during your North Myrtle Beach vacation.
From all-you-can-eat buffets to a la carte menus and the local catch of the day to European cuisine, the eclectic selection of our restaurants can’t be beat!
pirates, valiant knights on horseback and spellbinding
acrobats are part of the live entertainment lineup in
the Myrtle Beach area. Elaborately staged theatres with
a cast featuring extravagant costumes will lure you into
a world of imagination and amusement.
A brilliant combination of singing, dancing and comedy appear on more than one stage in the North Myrtle Beach, SC area. Crossing all musical genres: country, gospel, pop and rock from today and yesteryear—the live entertainment boasts headlining concerts and tribute shows. Where else can you see Elvis, Patsy Cline, the Oak Ridge Boys and the Steve Miller Band during one beach vacation? Myrtle Beach also has dinner theatres and restaurants with theatre-type entertainment. And during the holiday season Christmas shows take to the stage and turn the Myrtle Beach area into a magical winter wonderland.
Make sure your North Myrtle Beach vacation includes at least one night of live entertainment at a nearby theatre. The shows are energizing and the music will have you tapping your feet and singing along. The entertainment on stages around Myrtle Beach is varied, but all of it is great. Come see what is playing at The Alabama Theatre, The Carolina Opry, The Palace Theatre, Pirates Voyage, Medieval Times, Legends in Concert, Ghosts and Legends Theatre and House of Blues.
Located at Barefoot Landing, Broadway at the Beach, where Highways 17 Business and Bypass merge just north of 82nd Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, SC and just west of the Intracoastal Waterway local live entertainment theatres are easily found around town.
As you drive
into the Myrtle Beach area it is
difficult to not see all the shopping opportunities
before you. Shopping malls, outlet malls, boutique
stores and intriguing shops line Highway 17 and are
tucked behind the trees and alongside the Intracoastal
Shopping is not just for the girls in your family. The men don’t want to be left out when Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson and Bass Pro Shop are nearby your North Myrtle Beach vacation rental. Martin’s Golf and Tennis Superstore appeal to those who like to hit the links and take to the tennis court.
There is something for the whole family at such Myrtle Beach area destinations as The Market Common, Broadway at the Beach and Barefoot Landing. These landmarks feature shopping, dining and entertainment all in one pedestrian-friendly, waterfront spot. After an afternoon of finding new clothes, fabulous home décor and gifts for the dog-sitter and the person back home that is watering your plants, take in a movie or get seats for a terrific live show. Dinner choices at these destinations are varied and include everything from pizza and burgers to award-winning fine dining.
During your North Myrtle Beach vacation be sure to check out the one-of-a-kind stores that you don’t have back home. The Lazy Gator, Callahan’s and Hope Taylor and Company are memorable places that are just as fun to shop as they are to browse. Great deals, hot trends and fabulous beach-appropriate finds are here when you shop Myrtle Beach!
Much fanfare surrounds golf courses in
the North Myrtle Beach area. Not only are the golf
courses plentiful—there are more than 100 Myrtle Beach
golf courses for you to play—but they are also
award-winning. Scattered from Little River on the north
end to Murrells Inlet on the south end, golf courses are
always closely located to your North Myrtle Beach
Peruse the North Myrtle Beach golf courses online before booking a tee time. Choose renowned golf courses that have been ranked by some of the golf industry’s most prestigious publications and associations. More than one golf course in Myrtle Beach has been named a South Carolina Golf Course of the Year. There is a five-star rated golf course and one that has been honored with Golfweek’s Top 50 in the Southeast award. Golf Digest named some Myrtle Beach golf courses as the Best Places to Play. There is even a golf course that has been designated a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.”
From the practice facilities with driving ranges and putting greens to the luxurious clubhouses with smoking lounge, grill and bar, you can make a day of golf. Play nine holes, 18 holes or a par-3 during your North Myrtle Beach vacation. Bring the kids and take advantage of junior golfer specials. Or sign up for a lesson and really improve your game during your beach vacation.
A vacation in North
Myrtle Beach, SC inherently means getting wet in the
ocean but add the local water sports and fishing
opportunities into your vacation agenda and you will
get wet in new ways. Fishing charters, sailboat
charters, boat rentals, dolphin watch tours, jet ski
rentals, parasailing and so much are all here for
your family to enjoy. So grab your sunglasses, put
on the sunscreen and don’t forget your camera
because ideal photo ops are just minutes away.
Fishing in the North Myrtle Beach area takes on many different forms. Fish the inlets, rivers and oceans. Fish inshore, nearshore, offshore or way offshore in the Gulf Stream. In North Myrtle Beach you can fish from piers and from shore. You may rent your own boat and bring your own fishing gear or you may charter a fishing boat. There are flats boats, sport fishing boats and head boats. You can charter a boat for a half day or a full day or overnight. And what you aim to catch is as varied as the fishermen on the water: flounder, grouper, sea bass, Spanish mackerel, king mackerel, tuna, wahoo, mahi mahi, sailfish and even shark!
There is more to North Myrtle Beach water sports than fishing. Go parasailing and at some locations you can parasail three people at one time. The ocean views from the air are incredible and you are likely to see dolphins and turtles while you soar so high. Jet ski rentals are popular and there are places to rent them where you will ride the ocean waves and other places where you will be in the Intracoastal Waterway. Banana boat rides carry about six people at one time and they are fun. Hold on tightly as you bump across the waves and get wet from the spray.