In No Particular Order -- Work In Progress Always Updating
1. Enjoy The Beach And The Sun!
It is the #1 reason people come to the Myrtle Beach area! Get a tan and get some sand between your toes! Before or after your day on the beach, scroll down below to find some great ideas on things to do at the beach!
2. Enjoy A Sunrise!
Wake up early to enjoy a walk on the beach and a beautiful sunrise over ocean!
3. Enjoy A Sunset!
Walk hand in hand with your significant other while enjoying a beautiful sunset! Here's a hint - find some 'marsh' or 'inlet' waters without any tall buildings or homes. Remember the sun rises over the ocean but sets behind over land so an area that is flat with a marsh or inlet waters is best!
4. Go Fishing!
A great simple choice is from the surf or from one of local piers, or even better - and maybe even a guaranteed catch - is from a fishing guide! Find Fishing Related Businesses & Guides
5. Build A Sandcastle!
6. Hunt For Sea Shells!
7. Hunt For Shark's Teeth!
8. Eat Breakfast!
Make sure to fuel-up for your day! Most people around these parts claim that breakfast is the most important meal of the day! The sun and humidity can really pull energy right out of you so please listen to us, do not skip breakfast! From Coffee Shops to All You Can Eat Restaurants there are many choices for you! Find Places To Eat Breakfast
9. Go Shopping!
It's one of the activities that make Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand area so popular! All of the unique shops and all of the stores at the outlet mall! Shop shop 'til you drop! Find Stores & Shops
10. See A Show!
The Myrtle Beach Area is known for it's entertainment - some of the best in the nation!
11. HAPPY HOUR!!
After a day soaking in the sun and getting sand in your toes, before you go out on the town for that fantastic dinner or show, relax and save some money with a drink during happy hour! Find A Bar
12. Discover Conway!
Travel just a few miles up 501 to Conway! Most of ya'll drove thru Conway on your way down - and will also on your way back - so why not take a few hours of your trip to Conway! DiscoverConway.com
13. Take A Picnic To The Beach!
14. Discover Murrells Inlet!
Just a few miles down South is the quaint fishing village of Murrells Inlet - Home of the Marshwalk and some of the best restaurants on the grand strand! DiscoverMurrellsInlet.com
15. Watch Airplanes and Helicopters at The Airport!
16. Play Mini-Golf!
Seems like the beach has 100s of mini golf courses for you to play - it's a favorite family vacation activity! Find Mini Golf
17. Take A Stroll On The Boardwalk!
18. Eat Seafood!
Whether you want to cook it yourself or eat it at a restaurant 'Seafood' is one of the topics that is on everyone's mind at the beach!
19. Visit Myrtle Beach State Park!
20. Visit Huntington Beach State Park!
21. Play A Round of Golf!
in the golf capital of the world - Myrtle Beach - and the grand strand area! Maybe even take a lesson from a local professional as well! Find A Golf Course
22. Get Ice Cream!
It's one of the most popular things to do and a great way to cool down in the summer heat! Find Ice Cream Shops
23. Participate In The Myrtle Beach Marathon!
24. Go To A Museum!
25. Take A Ride On The Skywheel!
26. Fly A Kite!
27. Walk On A Pier!
28. Take In Some Local Racing At The Myrtle Beach Speedway!
-- sorry, this option is no longer available, The Speedway has closed.
29. Go To An Arcade!
30. Visit Ripley's Aquarium!
31. Visit The Marshwalk!
32. Check For Events Going On At The Myrtle Beach Convention Center!
33. Visit A Flea Market!
Find some knick-knacks or treasures or that item that you have always dreamed of! Find A Flea Market
34. Take In A Baseball Game With The Pelicans!
35. Go On A Dolphin Watch Tour!
36. Go To A Food Festival!
37. Take A Tour Of Myrtle Beach - In The Air!
Go On A Helicopter Tour.
38. Visit The Riverwalk!
Cool off during the summer under the trees and with a gentle breeze off the Waccamaw River with a stroll along the Riverwalk in Conway! VisitConwaySC.com/the-riverwalk.shtml
39. Go On A Banana Boat Ride!
A fantastic and fun way to cool off - something that the entire family at the same time can be a part of!
40. Discover North Myrtle Beach!
It's one of our favorite places - to stay in or just visit! DiscoverNorthMyrtleBeach.com
41. Visit One Of The Hundreds Of Beach Stores!
From T-Shirts to Hermit Crabs to Shot Glasses To Flip Flops - everything you need for your trip or for a momento of your trip! Find A Beach Store
42. Rent A Jetski!
Cool off and have some great fun at the same time - ride in the ocean, the marsh, the intracoastal waterway, or even on the Waccamaw River!
43. Visit The Pinball Museum!
44. Wheels of Yesteryear!
45. Check out The North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex!
46. Discover Garden City!
One of the most popular 'family beaches' in the area - with the world famous Garden City Pier! DiscoverGardenCity.com
47. Visit Brookgreen Gardens!
in Murrells Inlet
48. Go Ziplining!
49. Visit The L.W. Paul Living History Farm!
One of Conway's Hidden Gems! Find out what it was like living on a one horse farm back in the 1950's! Open year-round!
50. Take In A Comedy Show!
51. Go To A Car Show!
52. Visit A Farmers Market!
53. Discover Surfside!
A smaller family beach packed with things to do with great restaurants and coming soon - a brand new Surfside Beach Pier! DiscoverSurfside.com
54. Take A Pirate/Ghost Tour!
Come down to the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk and hear 'tales of Pirates and Ghosts and Folklore by story-teller Miss Chris! More Information
55. Take The Family Out To A Dinner Show!
57. Visit Duplin Winery!
58. Visit Myrtle Beach Safari!
59. Learn To Shag!
They don't just happen on the 4th of July!... Professional Fireworks happen a few times each week during the summer at many area attractions including Barefoot Landing and Broadway At The Beach! You can also purchase them at many area Fireworks Stores and 'shoot' them off to make your own show! There are restrictions at some area beaches so check with your accommodation or local area government to see which beaches allow it.
61. Experience A Motorcycle Rally!
62. Visit Georgetown!
63. Go Bowling!
Such a fun family activity to do! Especially for those rainy days at the beach! Find A Bowling Alley
64. Drive A Racecar At The Nascar Racing Experience!
-- sorry, this option is no longer available as the Myrtle Beach Speedway has closed.
65. Take A Pontoon Boat Tour Of The Waccamaw River!
Relax a bit and see the area in a different way! Bring some food and some drinks and let a licensed captain cruise you around the beautiful Waccamaw River while you relax and enjoy the scenery! Visit Waccamaw Outfitters
for more information
66. Casino Cruise Boat!
Set sail out of Little River for a few minutes trip to international waters where you can gamble the night away!
67. Visit The South Carolina Hall Of Fame!
It is located at The Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
68. Maybe Get A Tattoo Or Piercing?
The area has some of the most talented artists in the country! Find An Artist
69. Get Pampered!
Spend a few hours or an entire day at a spa - or just get your nails done before your night out on the town! Many options for women as well as men! Find A Salon or Spa
70. Look At Houses!
Maybe you are looking for your own vacation property? Maybe a 2nd home? Maybe a rental property? Discover all that the beautiful beach has to offer with one of the great Real Estate Agents servicing our area! Find A Real Estate Agent
71. Hire A Photographer!
Keep those memories of your time at the beach alive! Hire a professional photographer to get those great sunrise or sunset photos of you or your family! Find A Photographer
72. Eat At A Food Truck!
We've got some of the best and unique Food Trucks around - serving up some of the best food around! There seems to be always at least 1 truck around close to where you are staying! Find A Food Truck