Myrtle Beach reclines on South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, with a 60-mile string of beaches known as the Grand Strand. It’s the quintessential seaside destination, with its lively, fun-filled boardwalk, amusement parks, waterparks, and top-notch seafood restaurants. Add to that golf courses, fishing spots, and a sizzling nightlife scene too, and there’s something here for just about everyone. 

Southern charm and family-friendly attractions abound on the pristine beaches. You can enjoy colourful rides at the Family Kingdom Amusement Park, diverse shopping at Broadway at the Beach, and everything from endangered sharks to tropical fish at Ripley’s Aquarium.

What to see & do in Myrtle Beach

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Where & what to eat in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach dining offers a wide range of cuisine, including fresh seafood prepared any way you can imagine, a world of ethnic and fusion cuisine, and basic burgers. You'll find everything from fast food to casual family eateries, quaint, quiet cafes to sit-down, upscale fine dining. Whether you're looking for swordfish steak with lobster sauce, an all-American steakhouse, or a family buffet, it's waiting here. Some of the more popular eateries...

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Where to shop & what to buy in Myrtle Beach

Shopping in Myrtle Beach lets you experience a wide array of experiences from full shopping centres and big-box retailers to upscale boutique shopping to souvenir and gift shops. One of the more popular attractions is the Barefoot Landing shopping plaza, with tonnes of speciality stores, restaurants, and even entertainment attractions, including a small zoo where you can pet a chimpanzee or tiger cub. At the Market Common, you can check...

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Where to go & what to do at night in Myrtle Beach

  • 10 Best Nightlife Experiences in Myrtle Beach

    Myrtle Beach is known as a fun seaside escape by day, but the festive vibe cranks up well into the night here, too. Broadway at the Beach is lined with several bars, pubs and dance clubs where party-seeking crowds wander in search of boozy refreshments and hot spots for live music or dancing. For a more low-key night out, thirsty punters...

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  • Myrtle Beach Travel Essentials

    Our Myrtle Beach Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help you plan your trip to one of the most popular destinations in the US. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) to my hotel? What currency and...

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