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Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“Local restaurants, beach shops and boutiques, plus an amusement park and tons of attractions for kids. One of our favorite things to do is grab some sweets at The Fudgery and indulge, while the kids burn off some energy at the playground. ”
  • 125 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“Although this spot has nice restaurants, we like to bike around here as well. This is Myrtle Beach’s newest shopping and dining wonder. It boasts a fantastic 2-mile paved walking and bicycling trail that overlooks the area's lake and recreational fields. Spend some time outdoors before enjoying a good meal or one of The Market Common's many entertainment options.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“Travelers from all over the state come to the Tanger Outlets in Myrtle Beach for shopping at discounted rates!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Beach
“Marine life exhibit with kid friendly and dive tours, plus live shows and gift shop. Ripley’s Aquarium is a fun and educational experience for all ages. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Large shopping mall. Market Common is a bit closer -- it has mostly specialty shops.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Park
“This is a small state park with an educational nature center that has some fun interactive nature displays. it has salt water aquariums and some live reptiles. Worth a visit for shark tooth hunting. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
General Entertainment
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“One of Dolly Parton's dinner and show. Great fun, but make sure you arrive 45 minutes early for the pre-show performance. For an additional price you child can have face painted like a pirate and dress the part. Adult drinks also sold for an additional price.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“The SkyWheel is an iconic must do! It’s located at the boardwalk in Myrtle Beach and is surrounded by shops, restaurants, and the beach! A fun, touristy stop.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Broadway has a wide range of things to explore from Ripley’s aquarium, a lot of restaurants, Putt putt, shops & local clubs. There’s so much to explore at Broadway at the Beach. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“A lot of rides and entertainment that the entire family will enjoy! No charge to enter the park so you can buy an all-you-can-ride wristband or pay only for the rides you wish to ride. This is great for those who only want to watch their children or grandchildren ride.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Surf Spot
“There is a sprawling boardwalk along the beach and ocean with many restaurants, shops, souvenir shops, Ripley's Believe it or Not, Amusement Parks, arcade, and various other fun and family friendly activities!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best breakfast buffet in town with beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. Great lunch and dinner menu as well.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Theatre
“Enjoyed the Time Warp show which is fast paced, and all music. Good place for families and kids. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“ 2904 Fantasy Way Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 Medieval Times is an exciting, family-friendly dinner attraction inspired by an 11th century feast and tournament. Guests are served a four-course banquet and cheer for one of six Knights competing in the joust and other tests of skill.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Open 11am-5pm Admission $19 per person. Open until 8pm on Thursdays. Admission is only $9.95 after 5 pm. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Big menu to choose from, great place for sushi and some drinks. Has a roof top bar on 2nd floor with comfortable seating ”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Shopping Centre
“Broadway has a wide range of things to explore from Ripley’s aquarium, a lot of restaurants, Putt putt, shops & local clubs. There’s so much to explore at Broadway at the Beach. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best breakfast buffet in town with beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. Great lunch and dinner menu as well.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ 2904 Fantasy Way Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 Medieval Times is an exciting, family-friendly dinner attraction inspired by an 11th century feast and tournament. Guests are served a four-course banquet and cheer for one of six Knights competing in the joust and other tests of skill.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Big menu to choose from, great place for sushi and some drinks. Has a roof top bar on 2nd floor with comfortable seating ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“I am not a seafood fan but our friends enjoyed this buffet. The staff was friendly and they have options for non seafood eaters. They also offer discounts in the coupon books and before 4pm seating, in season”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“RipTydz is an oceanfront restaurant and bar overlooking the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. It has an outdoor patio and rooftop bar. RipTyde also has live music nightly. Their featured items are fresh local seafood and steaks. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best fresh seafood in town. Don't go to the big seafood buffets... go here instead for food that was JUST MADE for your order, not pulled out of the freezer and set in a giant steam tray for the less-discriminating.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Attraction with 100+ hands-on science exhibits plus laser tag, a ropes course & a 6D motion ride”
  • 12 locals recommend

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