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Mryrtle Beach, South Carolina

If you are searching for family travel and vacation ideas, discover Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Home of endless attractions including theater, live entertainment, fine dining, shopping, amusements, golf, museums, parks and over 60-miles of beautiful Atlantic Coast beaches, the Myrtle Beach,SC area can turn your vacation ideas into incredible memories that will last a lifetime. 

Contact your Vacationwiser Travel Specialist at 1-800-358-2883 or click here to book your Myrtle Beach vacation.

Highlights  


·    The Grand Strand - 60-Miles of Sandy Beach

Begin your vacation days enjoying beautiful beaches and exciting activities such as swimming, surfing, body or boogie-boarding, sunbathing,shell and shark teeth collecting, or simply relaxing and building a sandcastle. Popular watersports along the area's 60-miles of shoreline include scuba diving, parasailing, kayaking, boating, and fishing from eight different fishing piers. Enjoy wildlife, birdwatching and all that nature has to offer in one of several protected South Carolina state parks located along The Grand Strand.

·       Endless Amusements and Attractions for Everyone

Within walking distance,or just minutes from the area beaches, exciting amusements and attractions await you. With something for everyone, adult and kid-friendly vacation attractions include live shows,shopping, sightseeing, golf, winery tours, horse rentals, along with year-round events, festivals, and so much more!  Cool off at one of the area waterparks, ride the tall SkyWheel, enjoy the scenery on a river boat cruise, or hit the fairways at one of the local championship golf courses.

·       Over 1,800 Restaurants and Fine Dining Ideas

In the evening, dine at one of over 1,800 full-service restaurants, including buffets and steakhouses, with specialties from dozens of cultures. Choose from fresh and mouthwatering seafood, the finest steaks, and international flavors.  Heighten your experience while enjoying a live dinner show or a scenic riverboat dinner cruise. With a broad spectrum of restaurants and dining styles available, there is always something on the menu to please the appetite of each member in your group.

 

Things To Do

·       Play Golf

Experience the exhilaration of Myrtle Beach golf and enjoy the thrills of some of the world's most challenging golf courses, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Tee off on North, South or Central Myrtle Beach golf courses, each designed to protect the natural habitat and wildlife indigenous to the area. Technically challenging and aesthetically beautiful, our greens have been created by world-famous architects -- including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones, and Greg Norman. 

 

·       The Carolina Opry

8901 North Kings Highway Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

The only show voted #1 for 30 years straight and highly acclaimed by The New York Times, USA Today and CNN, the award-winning variety show blends two hours of high-energy music, comedy and dance in a 2,200-seat theater with state-of-the-art lighting and sound!

 

·       Barefoot Landing

4898-A Highway 17 South North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Located along the Intracoastal Waterway in beautiful North Myrtle Beach, Barefoot Landing naturally combines beauty and nature with the fun and excitement of shopping, dining, entertainment and special events for the entire family.

 

·       Black River Outdoors

Multiple Tour Locations Myrtle Beach, SC 29585

Come kayaking with Black River Outdoors Center and see a side of the Grand Strand that most visitors to the Myrtle Beach area miss completely. They offer two, four and six hour Guided Kayak EcoTours to a wide range of locations up and down the Grand Strand, Guided Birding Trips and Half-Day Kayak Fishing Trips. Advance purchase required.Tours often sell out!

 

·       Broadway at the Beach

1325 Celebrity Circle Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Experience over 350 acres of shops, restaurants, nightlife, attractions, top flight hotels and non- stop celebrations where Myrtle Beach comes to shop, dine, dance, play and stay.

 

·       Ripley's Aquarium

1110 Celebrity Circle Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Ripley’s 1.4 million-gallon world-class aquarium features twelve-foot sharks, a beautiful 300-pound sea turtle and over 10,000 exotic sea creatures. Get up close and personal with the hands-on animal interaction, hourly Dive Shows and glide underwater along the 330-foot moving path. Visit the fun filled gift shop.

 

·       Blue Wave Adventures Dolphin Watch Tour

4123 Highway 17 South Business (Crazy Sister Marina) Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

If you are looking for something fun, exciting and absolutely unique to do, Blue Wave Adventures is the original, most experienced, intimate and eco-friendly dolphin encounter along the South Carolina Coast. Also offering kayak trips or create your own adventure with a private charter.

 

·       Jet Ski Express

4042 Highway 17 Business Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Largest riding area on the South end. Ocean and Inlet riding. Dolphin eco tours or hourly rentals. Also available: scuba diving charters & lessons, ocean sightseeing/dolphin watch cruises, parasailing,kayak eco-tours and rentals, banana boat rides and paddleboard rentals.

 

·       Splashes Oceanfront Water Park

300 South Ocean Blvd.Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Splash your way into fun at Myrtle Beach’s only Oceanfront Water Park. Splashes, the Family Kingdom Water Park, is the perfect retreat from sun and sand. Enjoy wet and wild water flumes, exhilarating speed slides, relaxing lazy river, kiddie pools, and more.

 

·       Myrtle Beach Pelicans

125121st Avenue North Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

The Pelicans, affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, play at TicketReturn.Com Field located at 21st Ave. N. across from Broadway at the Beach. The season runs April-September with every game offering affordable,family fun. Weekly specials include BOGO hot dogs, $1 beers, post-game fireworks and more.

 

·       Myrtle Beach State Park

4401 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575

Along the far-reaching stretch of Grand Strand coastline, Myrtle Beach State Park sits nestled among oceanfront maritime forest. A quiet, and surprisingly green, escape from the otherwise bustling beach, the park provides educational opportunities, a nature trail and some of the best surf fishing South Carolina.

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

·       World Famous Blue Crab Festival – May 18 & 19

Each May, the World-Famous Blue Crab Festival lures over 50,000 visitors each year to the small fishing village of Little River, located North of Myrtle Beach. Thousands of festival attendees head to the waterfront to enjoy the live music, kids'activities, arts and crafts, and a healthy serving of the area's famous dish -blue crab!

 

·       MayFest On Main – May 11

This annual festival on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach kicks off the summer right! Bring a beach chair and enjoy family fun with the best live music, arts, crafts, food vendor, community stage and children's area.

 

·       Carolina Country Music Festival – June 6-9

Carolina Country Music Festival (CCMF), the Southeast's premiere outdoor country music festival,is located on the shores of Myrtle Beach - 812 North Ocean Boulevard.With a unique blend of today's country headliners and up-and-comers, the concert is host to over 30 of the industry's biggest stars. With the combination of country music and the scenic Myrtle Beach backdrop, this family-friendly three-day festival is your summer vacation destination.  This year’s line-up features Alabama, Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett and Florida Georgia Line plus many more.

 

 

Sample Hotel Pricing

Typical prices for mid Spring stay for 4 nights mid-week for 2 adults

When looking at Myrtle Beach properties you should pay attention to the difference between “oceanfront” and “ocean view”. “Oceanfront” means you have a full view of the ocean. “Ocean view” means you may have a partial or side view of the ocean. 


Contact your Vacationwiser Travel Specialist at 1-800-358-2883 or vacationadmin@vacationwiser.com to book your Myrtle Beach vacation.


 

Westgate Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort (3.5*)     from $585 ($23 bi-weekly)

Guests will find a variety of attractions including amusement parks, water parks, shopping malls, boutiques, movie theaters,night clubs plus access to over 100 golf courses. Nestled alongside the oceanfront pool deck, the Seaside Cafe is the perfect place for hearty breakfasts to freshly prepared dinners and mouth-watering desserts. Coconut Willy's offers impressive ocean views. Try pina coladas and refreshing daiquiris, which have become a Myrtle Beach tradition.

 

Captains Quarters

Rated number one kid friendly hotel in Myrtle Beach.  This oceanfront hotel has a variety of accommodations – efficiencies, standard rooms, junior suites and full suites.  On-site activities include 15 water features, such as indoor and outdoor poos, lazy rivers, whirlpools and Shipwreck Lagoon, a kids’ waterpark. Level 6 Entertainments Center features bowling, video arcade, a pool table and a bar.

 

Oceanfront Efficiency from $975 ($38 bi-weekly)

Ocean view Junior Deluxe Suite from$1,115 ($43 bi-weekly)

Oceanfront King Suite from $1,305 ($51 bi-weekly)

 

Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel (4*) from $890 ($35 bi-weekly)

The Sheraton Myrtle Beach Hotel is a short walk to the beach and connected to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Just 10 minutes away is Coastal Grande Mall, one of South Carolina's largest shopping complexes. There is a full-service concierge on site that will take care of reservations for attractions, shows, restaurants, and golf. Rejuvenating spa services are available onsite and include a variety of massage treatments, detoxification wraps, and reflexology.

 

Dunes Village (3*) from $1,000 ($39 bi-weekly)

The oceanfront Dunes Village Resort boasts the most substantial indoor water park complex ever built at an 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 foot-long river ride, Myrtle Beach's first adult-sized indoor waterslides; a massive swimming pool; beach volleyball basketball, and tennis; on-site mini-golf; a variety of hot tubs; kids' wet deck with Silly Submarine and a children's play pool offering a delightful selection of games and slides.

 

 

Ocean 22 By Hilton Grand Vacations (4.5*) from $1,130 ($44 bi-weekly)

Ocean 22 by Hilton Grand Vacations puts you within minutes of attractions, including Broadway at the Beach, numerous golf courses and country music hot spots such as The Bowery and The Carolina Opry. This luxurious,all-suite hotel in Myrtle Beach is only two blocks from Myrtle Beach Convention Center and just eight blocks from the lively Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.

 

 

Sample Condo Rentals

4 adults 4-day mid-week stay in mid-Spring

 

Avista Resort

Oceanfront Hotel and Condo in North Myrtle Beach. Relax in both indoor and outdoor pools, hot tubs or along the lazy river. Enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, Just Off Main, or explore shops and amusements moments away. Spacious one, two, three-bedroom condominiums with kitchens and private balconies. 

 

1 Bedroom with king bed and murphy or sofa bed, 1 bathroom.

Oceanfront from $1,240 ($48 bi-weekly)

Ocean View from $1,140 ($44 bi-weekly)

 

2 Bedroom with king bed, 2 extra long double bed and sleeper sofa

Oceanfront from $1,745 ($67 bi-weekly)

 

3 Bedroom with 1 king bed, 4 double beds and sleeper sofa

Oceanfront from $1,815 ($70 bi-weekly)

 

Caribbean Resort & Villas

Oceanfront Suite with 2 Double Beds from $885 ($34 bi-weekly)

Located oceanfront in the Dominican Tower directly in the main building of the resort and just a few steps from the white sandy beach in the heart of Myrtle Beach. Kick off your shoes and relax watching the Atlantic Ocean waves roll in.

  

Boardwalk Beach Resort

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6 from $1,165 ($45 bi-weekly)

Beautiful updated direct oceanfront condo in downtown Myrtle Beach. It was completely remodeled with new cabinets, tile floors, granite countertops, back splash, and a few other things. It is walking distance to lots of attractions including Boardwalk at the Beach, Ripleys, Sky Wheel, and lots of shops and restaurants. The Boardwalk has indoor heated pools and Jacuzzi. There are 2 QUEEN SIZE beds in the bedroom, a sleeper sofa, and a full-size Murphy bed!

 

Sample Vacation Homes

Myrtle Beach offers a large variety of vacation homes on and close to the beach. Prices are based on 4 adults staying for 4 nights mid-week in mid-Spring

 

Ocean Green Cottages from $1,800 ($70 bi-weekly)

3 Bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 6.  These individual cottages come with all the conveniences of home including a full kitchen plus a washer and dryer in every unit. Ocean Green Cottages are raised beach homes, with parking underneath for your convenience. Only a short distance to the white sandy beach or just relax by the pool and enjoy the beautifully landscaped grounds. Centrally located in the northern end of Myrtle Beach close to major attractions.


North Beach Plantation from $2,240 ($87 bi-weekly) plus $100 deposit

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7. Single level home in North Myrtle Beach is an 8-minute walk to beach or main pool. Have access to the facilities of the main resort.

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