Top Ten Attractions in Myrtle Beach

Top Ten Attractions in Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach may be the ideal destination spot for beachgoers, but there is far more to do in the popular vacation spot than lie on the beach. For the adventurous of every experience level there is an activity that will be memorable and enjoyable. On a day when rain precludes hiking or outside activities, Myrtle Beach offers travelers an incredible array of exciting choices. On warm, sunny days, there are also novel and interesting ways to soak up the sun while trying out new experiences.

Banana Boats

Grab up to six friends or family members and ride the ocean on a high-powered banana boat. This 35-minute thrill ride takes you through the ocean, pulled by a jet ski.

Express Watersports
4042 Highway 17 Business
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576
(843) 357-7777

NASCAR Speedpark

Join fellow South Carolinians in their love of racing and run the course in your very own speed car. There are levels appropriate for all racing experiences and ages. There is also a mini-golf course, restaurant and more.

Nascar SpeedPark
1820 21st Ave N Ext
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
(843) 918-8725


Myrtle Beach is known as a saltwater hot spot, so drop a line off a pier or join one of the many daily fishing charters leaving from throughout the area. Lucky Strike fishing charters takes Myrtle Beach fishermen out for half or full days of running lines for blue fin tuna, sea bass, mackerel and sailfish.

Lucky Strike Charters
9887 Oak St.
Calabash, North Carolina 28467
(843) 249-2049

Broadway at the Beach

Far more than just a shopping center, Broadway at the Beach is a true tourist experience. Along with a wide array of interesting shops, the area has many restaurants and bars, artisans, wandering entertainment, mini golf and kids activities.

Broadway at the Beach
1325 Celebrity Circle
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
(843) 444-3200

Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede

Get a rousing show with your dinner when you go to Dolly Parton's famous entertainment complex. Serving down-home food along with nightly singers and shows, the Dixie Stampede makes for a memorable evening.

Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede
8901-B North Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
(843) 497-9700

Sail the Jolly Rover

Put some adventure in your trip, and board the Jolly Roger, a two-hour harbor tour filled with pirate legend and beautiful, relaxing scenery.

Rover Tours
PO Box 2047
Georgetown, South Carolina 29442
(843) 546-8822

Myrtle Beach State Park

Get back to nature with a visit to the Myrtle Beach State Park. Along with endless hiking trails, the park offers a beach, fishing pier, nature and activity programs, and cabins and campsites for rent.

Myrtle Beach State Park
Highway Business 17
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
(843) 238-5325

Ripley's Aquarium

Test your powers of believing at the Ripley's Aquarium. Visit the Amazon, bay and reef all in one visit. View some underwater movies and newborn sealife creatures, and participate in daily educational programs.

Ripley's Aquarium
1110 Celebrity Circle
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
(843) 916-0888

Family Kingdom Water Park

If the ocean just isn't getting you wet enough, try Family Kingdom, an amusement park right on the beach. Featuring a lazy river, flumes, speed rides and more, the water park has thrills for everyone.

Family Kingdom
300 South Ocean Blvd.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
(843) 626-3447

Dolphin Watching

Take a tour with Original Blue Waters, and view dolphins in their natural habitat. Private charters for viewing are available.

Original Blue Waters
PO Box 3232
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576
(843) 651-3676

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Nice easy flat trail that leads to beautiful red rocks.
Stunning hike but extremely steep and tiring! Bring plenty of water.