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Myrtle Beach [1] is a major tourist destination along the South Atlantic coast of South Carolina. It is widely known for its wide beaches, large selection of challenging golf links, excellent seafood restaurants, and outlet-style shopping activities. It attracts over 14 million visitors annually, consisting of tourists from other Southern states or "Snowbirds" from the North, who may own a condominium or timeshare along the coast. It also has more miniature-golf courses per square miles than any other place on earth.

Myrtle Beach's rapidly growing skyline.
Myrtle Beach's sandy shore.

Understand[edit]

While the area itself may be referred to as "The Grand Strand", this term is not simply limited to the city of Myrtle Beach. Several smaller towns to the north and south (Briarcliffe, Atlantic Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, Murrel's Inlet, Pawley's Island, and Garden City) in addition to Myrtle Beach make up what is known en masse as the "Grand Strand".

Myrtle Beach is also heavily developed and crowded, in contrast to other Southern beaches, such as the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Myrtle Beach tends to be a favored tourist spot for families. The development of new roads including Highway 22 and Highway 31 have helped tremendously in the way of congestion. It has also opened up avenues for tourists to visit the undeveloped beaches of Huntington Beach State Park [2].

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Myrtle Beach International Airport (IATA: MYR), 1100 Jetport Road, [3]. Myrtle Beach International is a work in progress as expansion and budget approvals are pending in both the city and county councils. Most guests arriving from either the west coast or overseas fly into a major hub, such as Atlanta, before connecting to their final destination in Myrtle Beach.

The busiest routes from MYR are to Atlanta (Delta) and Charlotte (US Airways), with several flights each day. Spirit Airlines offers regular flights to New York (LaGuardia). American Airlines and United each have one daily flight to their hubs in Dallas and Newark respectively.

Grand Strand Regional Airport in North Myrtle Beach also serves the area and is used mostly by private or chartered flights.

By car[edit]

From Interstate 95 South, take US 501 South for 66 miles.

The Grand Strand's network of roads has vastly improved. One way to get in is the 28-mile Veterans Highway, a four-lane road that links U.S. 501 west of Conway and U.S. 17 north of Myrtle Beach.

Another is the Carolina Bays Parkway which runs from S.C. 9 to U.S. 544 (this will eventually extend to U.S. 17 Bypass). This is a six-lane scenic highway near Myrtle Beach Raceway.

Harrelson Boulevard is a new access road to Myrtle Beach International Airport from U.S 17 Bypass.

Robert M. Grissom Parkway runs parallel to U.S. 17 Bypass and provides a passageway through central Myrtle Beach. This is a four-lane route from 62nd Avenue North in Myrtle Beach to Harrelson Boulevard near the Myrtle Beach International Airport.

A few driving distances to the Myrtle Beach Area:

  • Washington, DC: 450 miles
  • Miami, FL: 704 miles
  • Tampa, FL: 555 miles
  • Cleveland, OH: 679 miles
  • Chicago, IL: 963 miles
  • Boston, MA: 899 miles
  • New York, NY: 685 miles
  • Baltimore, MD: 471 miles
  • Philadelphia, PA: 596 miles

By train[edit]

There is no direct rail service to Myrtle Beach. The closest passenger stations are in Dillon, North Charleston, Florence and Kingstree, which are served by Amtrak's Silver Service and Palmetto trains.

Florence, SC is the closest station but it is located approximately seventy miles away from Myrtle Beach, so the best option is to pre-arrange a limousine, or a shuttle or bus service for the final hour or two ride to the beach.

Get around[edit]

By car[edit]

One aspect of Myrtle Beach that is less-than hospitable are its roads. A tourist may find the style of driving in Myrtle Beach to be aggressive, reckless and hard to manage. Myrtle Beach has one of the highest accident rates in the state, due in part to its impatient drivers and oddly-placed roads.

If you must drive, plan ahead - if you are going a short distance (under five miles), then take one of the main roads that runs adjacent to the beach. If you are going a longer distance, try and take one of the interstate roads that branches further out - these are generally clear of traffic, and thus are much more bearable than the city roads.

There are several car rental companies located in Myrtle Beach, including Alamo Rent-a-Car, National Car Rental, Avis Rent-a-Car, and Budget Car Rental. Sixt rent a car have two locations in Myrtle Beach - one at the Airport and one downtown.

By bus[edit]

Lymo City-wide bus system is an affordable and popular form of transportation which serves a number of cities along the Grand Strand. There are 80 Lymo buses which travel on 22 regular routes year-round. Fares are $2-5, depending on the distance. Service hours can be limited.

The Coast RTA-Waccamaw Regional Transportation Authority. Local bus service is available by the Coast RTA. It offers service seven days a week, 365 days a year. It is affordable bus transportation along major thoroughfares and to and from the Grand Strand and neighboring towns. Schedules are available at all Myrtle Beach Area Conventions and Visitors Bureau offices.

Myrtle Beach also includes Greyhound bus lines, shuttle buses, electric tram, and the city bus line. These modes of public transportation can bring tourists to and from the airport as well as a number of popular attractions within the city.

Another alternative for those without cars are charter buses. Coach buses are cost-effective for large groups of people who want to relax and enjoy personal service. Charter buses travel locally as well as out of state. Reservations for charter buses are best made a few weeks in advance and prices are determined by the location of the destination.

By taxi[edit]

There are several private cab services in the area which can run up to $50 for a trip across the Grand Strand. The rate is $2.80 a mile $1 for extra passenger, rates are set by the City of Myrtle Beach.

Serving all of the Myrtle Beach area is Yellow Checker Cab Taxi (843) 606-1000[4] and Ocean Checker Taxi Cab (843) 606-1001 .

The North Strand is serviced by Absolute Taxi[5] (843) 333-3333, Yellow Cab of North Myrtle Beach (843) 420-1200 and North Myrtle Beach Taxi Cab (843) 421-3662 .

Taxi companies in the South End are Murrells Inlet Taxi Cab (843) 474-0707 and Pawleys Checker Taxi Cab (843) 283-8706 .

See[edit][add listing]

  • The beach The namesake of Myrtle Beach is, of course, the beach. During the high season the beach can be crowded and parking scarce. Staying at a beachfront hotel or within walking distance can make for a more pleasant visit. For those on a budget, however, don't fret - the beach is still basically public, although you may have to fight for a spot during the day. Never underestimate the beauty of the shoreline at sunrise, when the sands are basically abandoned, the temperature modest, and the seashells have yet to have been picked from the night before's wave crashes.
    Beach Sunrise.jpg
  • Broadway at the Beach [6]- a huge cluster of bars, nightlife, shops, a movie theatre and even an aquarium that are located throughout 700,000 square feet, Broadway stands to be one of Myrtle Beach's more accessible attractions. It is the largest festival entertainment complex in South Carolina featuring theaters, 20 restaurants, over 100 specialty shops, 15 attractions, 11 night clubs, and 3 hotels. It's also crowded, although the Butterfly Pavilion is worth the admission. New additions in 2010 include restaurants and shops for sports, technology, and apparel. Some stores include Ron Jon Surf Shop, Sharkey's Bar & Grill, and XCell Wireless Technology and Accessories. Also announced, there is an addition of a zip line ride that will span 500 feet back and forth across the 23-acre Lake Broadway.
  • Barefoot Landing, [7]. Located along the Intracoastal Waterway at the intersection of 48th Avenue South and Route 17, it is the first major tourist center in the area with over 100 shops, great eateries, steakhouses and a brewery, home to the Alabama Theatre and House of Blues, both offering live entertainment nightly. Entertainment includes live shows, big name entertainment and great attractions including one of the largest reptile parks in the world. Kid favorites are the carousel and fish feeding along with weekly fireworks. Visitors and groups are greeted upon arrival and receive a shopping bag that includes a Preferred Member discount card and list of participating merchants and a complimentary meal voucher for their dining pleasure! It is advised that you schedule your arrival date with them at least one week in advance.
  • Ripley's Aquarium, 1110 Celebrity Circle, 1-800-734-8888, [8]. Su-Th 9AM-9PM, F,Sa 9AM-10PM. Large Aquarium including Touch-a-Ray Bay, Stingray Bay, and Sharks!
  • The Carolina Opry, 8901-A Business 17 North, 800-843-6779, [9]. The Carolina Opry has for 24 years been thrilling the hundreds of thousands of visitors who pass through its doors each year. Now in its 25th anniversary season, the award-winning show blends two hours of high-energy music, comedy and dance. The Carolina Opry is the only show to win every major South Carolina tourism award and the only show to be voted the #1 show for 23 years straight. Other available shows include Good Vibrations (music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s), LIGHT - Laser Extravaganza (a music & laser show), and the Carolina Opry Christmas Special.  edit
  • Legends In Concert, [10]- The World's Greatest Live Tribute Show featuring tributes to stars of today and yesterday such as Elvis Presley, Madonna, Rod Stewart, Michael Jackson, The Temptations, Britney Spears, and more. Legends In Concert's Myrtle Beach production is now located at Broadway at The Beach next to Planet Hollywood. Legends opened a brand-new state-of-the-theater in March 2011 in Myrtle Beach. The show features a live band and dancers that accompany all of the legendary stars.
  • A Festival-Throughout the year, there are tons of festivals and events, celebrations, and special events like parades. Festivals all year round such as the Sun Fun Festival, the Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival, and the Canadian-American Days Festival.
    Parads in Myrtle Beach.jpg
  • Myrtle Beach News (Myrtle Beach SC News), [11]. Latest Myrtle Beach South Carolina news and events  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Carolina Wake Sports, +1-843-855-0024, [12]. Your one stop shop for all watersports needs. They operate on the intracoastal waterway out of Osprey Marina. Offers half-day, full-day and multi-day wakeboarding camps as well as hourly lessons, cruises and half day & full day captained boat rentals aboard a new MasterCraft X-Star wakeboard boat. They can accommodate riders of all skill levels.
  • Mount Atlanticus [13], located directly behind the Pavilion, it is a 36-hole miniature golf course that is the best minigolf this city can buy. With two courses, bizarre wall art (including a mural in which God looks suspiciously like Kurt Russell, complete with shades), and strange Ewok-like huts, this place is a must-play. If you make a hole in one at the 19th, you get your polaroid on the wall and a lifetime free pass. Avoid the gift shop and the nauseating blue water and you'll find this a great place with a tongue-in-cheek sense of beachy trash. Admission is only $9 for adults and $8 for ages 12 and under. It is open every day of the week other than Christmas day!
  • Myrtle Beach State Park [14], one of the few underdeveloped natural areas to be found along the Grand Strand. The 312 acre park boasts a mile of beachfront and includes a large campground, a fishing pier and nature trails that lead through a maritime forest. There is a nature center that offers the visitors the chance to learn about dolphins, sea turtles, and the abundant bird and plant life. There is Wi-Fi availability for park guests at the campground store and pier, pets are allowed in most outdoor areas year round, and there are tours and programs for visitors that are fun, engaging, and educational to raise awareness about the natural resources of the park. Myrtle Beach State Park is a "Discover Carolina Site", which provides curriculum-based science programs for school children.
  • Admission is $5 for adults, $3.25 for South Carolina Seniors, $3 for ages 6-15, and free for children 5 and younger.
  • Myrtle Beach Speedway, located off of US 501, 843-236-0500, [15]. Hosts events weekly such as NASCAR Late Model Stock Car races, Spring Fling Swap Meet & Car Shows, the year ending Seneca 400 weekend, and drifting events. It is a NASCAR Sanctioned .538 mile short track. For many years, it has been the training grounds for some of NASCAR's biggest competitors. No where else can you watch live racing action every Saturday night on the Grand Strand.
  • Myrtle Beach Pelicans, are an Advanced-A Affiliate of the Texas Rangers. The Pelicans' stadium, BB&T Coastal Field, is located at the intersection of 21st Avenue North & Robert Grissom Parkway, directly across from Broadway at the Beach. There have been a few Major League Baseball players who have worn the Pelicans' uniform since the team began play in 1999, such as Rafael Furcal, Marcus Giles, Ryan Langerhans, Horacio Ramirez, Pete Orr, Adam LaRoche, Jeff Francoeur, and Brain McCann.
  • Myrtle Beach FC, is a pro soccer team playing in the National Premier Soccer League. The team plays at the Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium, located on 33rd Avenue, SC 29582. The regular season runs from May to July and tickets are free for kids aged 10 and under.
  • Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, [16]. Government funded, non-profit organization designed to provide information on golf in Myrtle Beach. Read news, find area information, and book over 70 courses and hotels online.
  • Medieval Times [17] Medieval Times is a family-friendly theater where guests can enjoy dinner along with live entertainment including horses and swordplay.

Broadway at the Beach[edit]

One of the greatest spots at Myrtle Beach is Broadway at the Beach. Broadway at the Beach features 350 acres of shopping, dining and entertainment for the whole family. There are dozens of stores for everyone in the family, and every type of dining you could want. Planet Hollywood, Hard Rock Cafe, Joe's Crab Shack, Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville, and Liberty Steakhouse and Brewery are just a few of the many dining options available. For the kids, Broadway at Beach offers Ripley's Aquarium, Dragon's Lair Fantast Mini-Golf, Pavillion Nostalgia Park with multiple rides and attractions, the Walking Waterball and MagiQuest, a virtual reality walk-through game. For the adults, there are multiple nightlife options including several pubs, bars, and clubs and the popular Senor Frog's. There is also an IMAX 3D Theater, Myrtle Waves Water Park, and Nascar SpeedPark, which are options visitors of all ages can enjoy! Also, to look forward to in 2011, there is WonterWorks which virtually lets you experience situations you may never get to experience otherwise.

Barefoot Landing[edit]

Similar to Broadway at Beach, Barefoot Landing features similar features for guests visiting North Myrtle Beach. Built around a beautiful 27 acre lake, Barefoot Landing focuses more on the naturally beauty of Myrtle Beach and combining it with shopping, dining and entertainment. Barefoot Landing advertises their relaxing atmosphere while also providing many exciting options as well, all in the same location. There are not quite as many shopping or dining options, but there is still more than enough for the whole family. Johnny Rocket's, Joe's Crab Shack, Fire Island Grille and the wildly popular House of Blues are just a few of the many dining options provided at Barefoot Landing. This location also offers popular shopping destinations, Ron Jon's surf shop and Del Sol, which specializes in color changing products. As far as entertainment goes, Barefoot Landing is definitely not lacking. The Alabama Theater is conveniently located right next to the shops and restaurants, as well as Alligator Adventure, Barefoot Princess (riverboat dinner cruises, sunset cruises and sightseeing cruises), Ghosts and Legends Theater, Old Tyme Portraits, T.I.G.E.R.S Preservation Station, and a MirrorMaze.

Golf[edit]

One of the main reasons many people choose to travel to Myrtle Beach is to visit the beautiful golf courses. The courses in Myrtle Beach are known for being some of the best in the world. It is so renowned for golf that is has often been called the golf capital of the world. Myrtle Beach is home to over 120 golf courses and over 4 million rounds of golf have been played there, a world record. According to the Myrtle Beach Golf Association (mbga.com), some of the most popular courses include the Barefoot Resort, the Dunes Golf and Beach Club, Ocean Ridge Plantation, Caledonia Golf and Fish Club, and the Tidewater Golf Course and Plantation. The Barefoot Resort was ranked the number one golf course in Myrtle Beach in 2010 by golfdigest.com. It features four world class courses- the Fazio, the Love, the Dye and the Norman. The Barefoot Resort also offers dining, shopping, and lodging. The Dunes Golf and Beach Club earned the 48th spot on the “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” list in GOLF Magazine and was voted the eighth best course in all of South Carolina. Ocean Ridge Plantation features five different “Big Cat” courses- Jaguar’s Lair, Leopard’s Chase, Panther’s Run, Lion’s Paw, and Tiger’s Eye. Their website claims they cater to golfers at any level of play and offer long games, short games, club selection and equipment fitting. The Caledonia Golf and Fish Club is currently ranked number 66 on Golf Digest’s “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” list and is ranked number 3 in all of South Carolina. It is known to be a shorter course, but nonetheless is still considered to be one of the best courses in America. The Tidewater Golf Course and Plantation is a nine hole course, but is known to be one of the more scenic courses in the area. The course travels through a forest and six of the nine courses feature water hazards. Most of the courses in Myrtle Beach are available to be played as part of a package deal with other courses, lodging, and meals. It is usually much less expensive to play, eat and stay in Myrtle Beach if you take advantage of this option.

Myrtle Beach is not only known for its world-class golf courses, but also for its numerous miniature golf courses. There are over 60 miniature golf courses in Myrtle Beach and many of them feature the latest designs and technology in the mini-golf industry. One of the most innovative new courses in Myrtle Beach is the Mount Altanticus Minotaur Goff. The course features a mountain with waterfalls, streams, and a highly technologically advanced Tyrannosaurus rex that tries tirelessly to disrupt the golfer’s concentration. Golfers play their holes in mini tree houses built along the mountain. Hawaiian Rumble Miniature Golf is another widely popular course. It was named Best Mini-Golf Course in the USA by Golf Magazine thanks to its 50-foot volcano which erupts at various times during your time at the course. Hawaiian Rumble plays host to the annual U.S. Pro-Mini-Golf Masters Championship.

  • Myrtle Beach Golf Course Directory [18]

Hotels[edit]

  • Bar Harbor Motor Inn * [19] is a hotel located at 100 North Ocean Blvd, is two hotels including the north campus, which includes a 8-floor vicinity, on the third floor, there is an indoor pool, on the second floor, there is an ice machine, 27 rooms on each floor, the main office, and elevators on each floor, and the south campus includes a 6-floor vicinity, which includes an outdoor pool, a penthouse, elevators, and 22 rooms on each floor.
  • Bermuda Sands Motel * [20] is a hotel located at 104 North Ocean Blvd, is one hotel including a 6-floor vicinity including an indoor pool and hot tub, arcade, restaurant, 18 rooms on the first floor, 18 rooms on the second floor, 18 rooms on the third, fourth and fifth floors, and 6 rooms on the sixth floor including a penthouse, where it includes 42 rooms total.
  • Sands Hotels: Holiday Sands South(South Ocean Blvd)[21] and Holiday Sands North [22]
  • Resorts: Sandy Beach Resort(North Ocean Blvd)[23], Island Vista Resort, and all other resort hotels.
  • Lighthouse Motel was a hotel in Myrtle Beach, SC, where it was adjacent to the 2nd Avenue Pier, where it was a 4-floor vicinity including an outdoor pool, and it was demolished in 2007, now its a parking place for the 2nd Avenue Pier.

Shows[edit]

Myrtle Beach is home to a number of popular variety shows. Myrtle Beach's numerous theaters allow visitors to experience a wide variety of entertainment. One of the most popular venues in Myrtle Beach is the Palace Theater. One of the Palace Theater's staple shows is Le Grand Cirque: Adrenaline. Le Grand Cirque features dozens of amazing acrobats, including contortionists, tumblers, and aerial performers from all over the world. The Palace Theater claims this is not only their most popular show, but is also one of the most popular shows in all of Myrtle Beach and is perfect for the whole family. The Palace Theater also focuses on seasonal shows. For example, their Winter 2011 season includes Christmas On Ice, which is a nostalgic two-hour Christmas special featuring some of the best ice skaters in the business. The Palace Theater also tries to cater to specific interest and produces shows such as Broadway at the Palace, Hooray for Hollywood and the Spirit of Ireland.


Another well known theater is the Carolina Opry Theater which is naturally home to Calvin Gilmore's Carolina Opry. The Carolina Opry has been voted the number one show in Myrtle Beach for 24 straight years and continually gets excellent reviews from critics. CNN claims The Carolina Opry "is getting Myrtle Beach in tune with the entertainment world" and the New York Times writes, "The Carolina Opry is a hit with visitors." The Carolina Opry Theater does not only show its title show, but also features shows such as Good Vibrations, the World's Biggest Laser Light Show, set to different music genres every night, and a seasonal Christmas special. Good Vibrations is a great show to see with guests of any age seeing as they feature the most popular music from several decades and a wide variety of musical genres including The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Tina Turner and even KISS. As for the Laser Light show, shown daily, choose from several soundtracks like Classic Rock, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, Pink Floyd, U2 and Family Fun.


The Alabama Theater, located in North Myrtle Beach's hotspot, Barefoot Landing, features shows and concerts almost every night of the week. Their most popular show is ONE The Show. ONE lets audiences enjoy both new and old chart topping songs, a talented cast outfitted in over-the-top costumes that "rival anything you will see in New York or Las Vegas", their websites claims. ONE also features the hilarious comedian, Grant Turner and his alter-ego, Ricky Mokel. And if you are planning on bringing kids along, do not hesitate because Turner's comedy is all family friendly, as well as the rest of the show. The Alabama Theater also produces a holiday show, The South's Grandest Christmas Show, which celebrates the true meaning of Christmas year after year. Grant Turner is also featured in this show with new, Christmas themed jokes and monologues.

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Coastal Grand Mall [24]- a recently-built massive mall that services large crowds year-round.
  • Myrtle Beach Golf Store, +1 910-575-7377, [25]. Do you have everything that you need for your next golf trip? Myrtle Beach Golf Store has a large variety of golf equipment including golf clubs and other golf accessories.
  • The Gay Dolphin [26]. Located at 916 North Ocean Boulevard, the Gay Dolphin claims to be the "nation's largest gift shop." If you're walking along the main strip in Myrtle Beach, the Gay Dolphin is a must see, if just to gawk at their eclectic collection of gifts, ranging from the typical beach trinkets to statues of ancient Egyptian sarcophagi. In the past, you could access the roof for a great view of the beach, but the roof is no longer open to the public.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Burgers and Shakes[edit]

  • Steak 'n Shake, 10835 Kings Road, +1 843 497-5700

Pizza[edit]

  • The Filling Station, 1913 10th Ave North, +1 843 626-9435
  • 67th New York Pizza & Sub, 6613 N Kings Hwy, +1 843 497-5900
  • Above & Pizza Co, 9660 N Kings Hwy, +1 843 692-2272
  • Ala Mario's Pizza, 2286 Highway 501 E, Conway, +1 843 347-0805
  • Anthonys of Myrtle Beach, 2807 S Ocean Blvd, +1 843 445-6400
  • Anthony's Pizza & Pan Pasta, 2298 Glenns Bay Rd, Surfside Beach, +1 843 215-5444
  • Ashley's Pizza & Pub, 405 N Ocean Blvd, +1 843 626-6655
  • Athen's Pizza Inc., 5419 Dick Pond Rd, +1 843 650-0044
  • Babaka's Pizzeria, 221 Sea Mountain Hwy, North Myrtle Beach, +1 843 249-6244
  • Basil's Pizza Seafood & Subs, 219 Sea Mountain Hwy # A, North Myrtle Beach, +1 843 249-0748
  • Battista's Lighthouse Cafe, 905 Highway 17, Little River, +1 843 249-7377
  • Benito's Brick Oven Pizza, 1596 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, +1 843 272-1414
  • Benjamin's Bagel Bakery & Deli, 531 Highway 17 S, Surfside Beach, +1 843 238-2922
  • Bisogna's Pizzeria, 9714 N Kings Hwy, +1 843 497-8688
  • Boston Pizza Plus, 1208 N Kings Hwy, +1 843 448-1177
  • East of Chicago Pizza Company & Fun Factory, 3901 N Kings Hwy, +1 843 448-3335, [27].

Mexican[edit]

  • Burro Loco, Highway 17 Bypass at 10th Avenue North, +1 843 626-1756
  • Casa Blanca Cafe North, 400 N Ocean Blvd, +1 843 444-9050
  • El Cerro Grande, 108 S Kings Hwy, +1 843 946-9562
  • Villa Katrina's Underground, 821 Main St, +1 843 946-6216
  • Mexico Lindo (formerly Chalaupa"s), 2801 N Kings Hwy, +1 843 626-4566
  • Fiesta Del Burro Loco, 960 Jason Blvd, +1 843 626-1756
  • Chili's Grill & Bar, 4401 N Kings Hwy, +1 843 448-6319
  • Bobarosa's Chile Ranch, 3071 Waccamaw Blvd, +1 843 236-9916
  • La Fiesta Taqueria Y Tienda, 5211 N Kings Hwy, +1 843 449-7845
  • Fiesta Mexicana, 410 70th Ave N, +1 843 497-2781

Tapas[edit]

  • SeaBlue Tapas Restaurant & Wine Bar, 503 Hwy 17 N, +1 843 249-8800, [28]

Asian[edit]

  • Nakato
  • Soho, 406 21th Ave N, +1 843 443-9441

Seafood[edit]

  • Lee's Inlet Kitchen, 4460 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, +1 843 651-2881
  • Sea Captain's House, 3002 N. Ocean Boulevard, +1 843 448-8082

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • House of Blues, 4640 Highway 17 S., North Myrtle Beach, [29].
  • Jackass Saloon, 3555 Highway 544, Conway. Free pool all day every day.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Budget[edit]

  • Diplomat Family Motel - 608 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578 (843) 839-9860
  • Sea Dip Ocenfront Resort, 2608 N Ocean Blvd, 843-626-3591, [30]. checkin: 3:00; checkout: 11:00. $50.00.  edit

Mid-range[edit]

  • Crown Reef Resort, 2913 South Ocean Boulevard, . Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach features over 500 oceanfront rooms and suites with private balconies. Crown Reef amenities and services include: over 20 pools, spas, and fountains, two restaurants, an oceanfront lounge, on-site golf department, game room, oceanfront fitness center, complimentary internet service and airport shuttle. The fabulous Crown Reef was developed to be this one of a kind Resort with one goal in mind......to provide our guests with service above their expectations.
  • Dunes Village Resort, 5200 North Ocean Blvd., . The new Oceanfront Dunes Village Resort, in its combined two phases, has the most substantial indoor water park complex ever built at a comparable oceanfront resort in the Myrtle Beach area. The combined water parks consist of a 30,000 square foot facility featuring an array of water attractions designed to wow guests, including a 250+-ft long river ride, Myrtle Beach's first adult sized indoor water-slides, a massive swimming pool with water volleyball and basketball, a variety of hot tubs, kiddies wet deck with Silly Submarine and a kiddies play pool offering a delightful selection of games and slides. Offering oceanfront studios, 1, 2, 3, and 4 bedroom condominiums.
  • Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort (Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort), 10000 Beach Club Drive, 843-449-5000. checkin: 4:00 PM; checkout: 11:00 AM. Located on the Grand Strand at the north end of Myrtle Beach, minutes from attractions. Access to Kingston Plantation amenities including Splash! Waterpark and Sports & Health Club.  edit
  • Long Bay Resort, 7200 North Ocean Blvd., [31]. A family oriented property with numerous pools, sauna, exercise equipment, and game room. Two choices for dining as well as Starbucks on site. Conveniently located to several shopping options, diversified dinning choices, award winning shows and several golf courses. A wide variety of rooming options are available including, oceanfront rooms, suites and 3 bedroom condominiums. All units are equipped with free hi-speed wireless internet access.
  • Embassy Suites Myrtle Beach-Oceanfront Resort, 9800 Queensway Boulevard, 843-449-0006, [32]. checkin: 4:00 PM; checkout: 11:00 AM. All-suite, oceanfront Myrtle Beach hotel featuring complimentary cooked to order breakfast and evening reception. Close to golf and attractions.  edit
  • M Grand Resort & Spa, 2701 S. Ocean Blvd., [33]. M Grand Resort & Spa fronts the ocean at the south edge of Myrtle Beach. A day spa offers massage and beauty treatments (surcharge). Complimentary airport transportation is provided to and from Myrtle Beach International Airport and parking is also complimentary at an adjacent six-story garage. Both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub, and fitness equipment in addition to beach activities and water sports are available for recreation.
  • The Myrtle Beach Resort, 5905 S. Kings Hwy., [34]. The Myrtle Beach Resort is a 33-acre, gated complex just south of the city limits. The resort offers a variety of condominiums including efficiencies, studios and 1-3 bedrooms. Available views include direct ocean front, ocean view (side of ocean front building) and park view. In addition to the beach, guests at the family oriented resort will enjoy a water park with lazy river, an ocean front cabana bar, 6 pools (1 beach front, 2 indoors), lighted tennis courts, saunas, Jacuzzis and exercise rooms.
  • Courtyard Myrtle Beach Broadway, 1351 21st Avenue North., [35]. The Courtyard Myrtle Beach hotel is also located just one mile from the Atlantic Ocean and is convenient to Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach Airport and situated near more than 100 premiere golf courses.
  • Kingston Plantation (Myrtle Beach Hotel), 9760C Kings Rd, 1-800-876-0010, [36].  edit
  • Ocean Reef Resort, 7100 North Ocean Boulevard [37]

Offering Oceanfront Rooms and Efficiency and Angle Oceanfront 1BDRM, 2BDRM, 3BDRM and 4BDRM Condominiums. This family orientated resort also offers numerous amenities including, children's waterpark, lazy river, Cafe Du Port. All rooms are equipped with hi-speed wireless internet access.

  • Hilton Royale Palms Condominiums (Hilton Royale Palms), 10000 Beach Club Drive, [38]. checkin: 4:00 PM; checkout: 11:00 AM. Each luxurious condo features a private balcony with views of the Atlantic Ocean. Attached to the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort which offers oceanfront and poolside dining and Royale Day Spa.  edit
  • Sonesta ES Suites Myrtle Beach, 303 Fantasy Harbour Blvd, 843-903-4000, [39]. This hotel offers a convenient location just 3 miles from beautiful Myrtle Beach and attractions on Ocean Boulevard. Each suite offers 350-750 square feet and features a fully equipped kitchen, oversized work area and complimentary high speed wireless internet access.  edit

Splurge[edit]

  • Avista Resort, 300 North Ocean Boulevard, [40]. The comfort of a full service resort with the space and luxury of a Condominium.
  • Barefoot Resort, Myrtle Beach, 2150 Bridge View Court, 1-800-548-9904, [41]. Luxury Yacht Club Villas, Golf Villas, featuring 2, 3, and 4 bedroom condos and four championship golf courses.
  • Barefoot Resort, 4980 Barefoot Resort Bridge Road, +1-877-237-3767, [42]. View Villas, Golf Villas, and Intracoastal Waterway Villas. Boat slip rentals and Docksiders Pub.
  • Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort, 2311 S. Ocean Blvd, 1-800-228-9894, [43], One, Two and Three Bedroom Condos, Oceanfront and Oceanview Rooms, 22 water and pool features, tournament shuffleboard courts, free high-speed internet, fully equipped kitchens in condos and suites, free airport shuttle.
  • Grande Shores, 201 77th Ave N, +877-798-4074, [44]. Private balconies, free high-speed Internet, and fully equipped kitchens in each condominium and hotel room.
  • Kingston Plantation, 9800 Queensway Blvd., [45]. The resort sits on 145 acres and includes the Embassy Suites Myrtle Beach Hotel, Kingston Plantation Villas & Condos, and the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort.
  • M Grand Resort & Spa, 2701 S. Ocean Blvd., [46]. M Grand Resort & Spa fronts the ocean at the south edge of Myrtle Beach. A day spa offers massage and beauty treatments (surcharge). Complimentary airport transportation is provided to and from Myrtle Beach International Airport and parking is also complimentary at an adjacent six-story garage. Both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub, and fitness equipment in addition to beach activities and water sports are available for recreation.
  • Sands Ocean Club Resort, 9550 Shore Drive (Arcadian Shores), [47]. 450 rooms, suites, efficiencies and executive suites. On-site spa, indoor/outdoor pools, lazy river, beach bar, lounge, conference facilities, free Wi-Fi, free airport shuttle.
  • Seaside Resort, 2301 South Ocean Boulevard, [48]. Condominium resort with spacious accommodations and attentive 4 star services.
  • Springmaid Beach Resort and Conference Center, 3200 South Ocean Blvd., [49]. Located on 27 acres at the south end of the Grand Strand. Pools, rivers, and sports facilities.
  • Tilghman Beach & Golf Resort, 1819 North Ocean Boulevard, [50]. Luxury North Myrtle Beach condos on Tilghman Lake facing the Atlantic Ocean. The resort includes golf packages, a lazy river, pool and other on-site luxury amenities.
  • Westgate Myrtle Beach Resort, 415 S. Ocean Blvd, [51]. Oceanfront landmark family resort offering affordable lodging and accommodations with nearly every area tourist attraction just minutes away.
  • Yachtsman Resort, 1304 North Ocean Blvd., [52]. Features a distinctive 20 floor glass tower in the heart of Myrtle Beach.

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Routes through Myrtle Beach
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