Myrtle Beach

Travel Guide
Myrtle Beach

For family days on the beach, a week of golf with friends or exploring and playing in the town’s attractions, this South Carolina beach town is superb.

With meandering river walks, historic towns, championship golf courses and 97 kilometres of golden, sandy coastline, all a stone’s throw from shops, restaurants, museums and plentiful other attractions, it’s no surprise that Myrtle Beach is fast garnering a reputation as the beach destination that has it all.

Get familiar with your surroundings with a leisurely stroll along the iconic Oceanfront Boardwalk. Treat yourself to some delicious ice-cream from the landmark Peaches Corner as you enjoy the sights and sounds of this lovely two-kilometre stretch.

From here, soar to dizzying heights on one of the tallest observation wheels in North America. The SkyWheel is one of Myrtle Beach’s most popular attractions and is the perfect spot to capture memorable photographs of the Atlantic Ocean and the South Carolina coastline.

Kids starting to twitch? Do the whole family a favour and head straight to the fantastical world of MagiQuest. This live-action role-playing adventure is the perfect place for them to let off some steam while you plan your next move.

Culture lovers will relish the paintings, sculpture and lithographs housed at the charming Art Museum of Myrtle Beach. This wonderful gallery also has a strong collection of artwork from acclaimed regional artists as well as a map collection that dates from the 17th century.

Step back in time over at the Rice Museum which chronicles the history of rice production through a range of exhibits, maps and artefacts. Learn how rice output altered the course of economic history and discover what life was really like for the African slaves that worked the plantations in South Carolina.

Outdoor enthusiasts, art lovers and history buffs can each find something of interest at Brookgreen Gardens. Wander through beautiful gardens, examine the remains of archaeological digs, trek a network of trails or greet the native animals in the Lowcountry Zoo. Before you leave, pop into the acclaimed sculpture garden where over 1,400 artworks await contemplation.

The family-run Waccatee Zoo has always been a popular destination for visitors to Myrtle Beach. Explore the zoo’s African Safari where leopards, cougars and zebras roam the grassland. Handfeed the haughty peacocks and say hi to Chico, the cheekiest chimpanzee you’ll ever meet.

Blessed with year-round sunshine and simply oozing southern charm, Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular spots in South Carolina for a reason, so why not make the journey and find out what that reason is for yourself?

Myrtle Beach Travel Guide Video

Sun N Sand Resort
Sun N Sand Resort
3 out of 5
2701 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is AU$106 per night from 19 Sep. to 19 Sep.
Located in Myrtle Beach, this beachfront resort is in the city centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Myrtle Beach State Park, The Market Common and Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. ...
3.1/5 (2,152 reviews)
"The two gentlemen who checked us in were super nice and friendly."

Reviewed on 8 Sep. 2021

Sun N Sand Resort
Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort South Beach
Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort South Beach
2.5 out of 5
2207 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is AU$107 per night from 17 Oct. to 17 Oct.
Located in Myrtle Beach, this beachfront resort is in the city centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Myrtle Beach State Park and SkyWheel Myrtle Beach. Broadway at ...
3.4/5Good! (1,837 reviews)
"I liked the parking convenience."

Reviewed on 14 Sep. 2021

Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort South Beach
Grande Cayman Resort
Grande Cayman Resort
3 out of 5
7200 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is AU$388 per night from 18 Sep. to 18 Sep.
Nestled on the beach, this Myrtle Beach hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Deephead Swash and 2.1 mi (3.5 km) from The Carolina Opry. Cane Patch Par Three and Northwood ...
3.6/5Good! (971 reviews)
"I loved the layout of our room, so nice to have a full kitchen with lockable doors on both sides, so both the front living area and the back bedroom (rooms on either side of the kitchen) had perfect privacy when needed. The beds were comfortable, nice furnishings, very efficient use of the space. ..."

Reviewed on 14 Sep. 2021

Grande Cayman Resort
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Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
4 out of 5
1600 Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is AU$221 per night from 17 Oct. to 17 Oct.
Located in Downtown Myrtle Beach, this beachfront aparthotel is in the city centre and within a 5-minute walk of Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and SkyWheel Myrtle Beach. ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (830 reviews)
"Beautiful Beachfront property with easy access to the boardwalk and plenty of things to do within walking distance. The rooms were spacious and comfortable for the family to be able to eat in or out as much as needed."

Reviewed on 11 Sep. 2021

Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort
Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort
3.5 out of 5
201 South Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC
Nestled on the beach, this Downtown Myrtle Beach condo is just steps away from Family Kingdom Amusement Park and Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. SkyWheel Myrtle Beach ...
4.2/5Very Good! (920 reviews)
"Loved every thing, but this place is non-smoking. Our neighbors smoked cigars and cigarettes all night. Also, other later staying in the building smoked weed. It sometimes ruined the fresh ocean air. They need to enforce the non-smoking part of the hotel policy."

Reviewed on 12 Sep. 2021

Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort
Royale Palms Condominiums
Royale Palms Condominiums
3.5 out of 5
10000 Beach Club Drive Tower 2, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is AU$343 per night from 19 Sep. to 19 Sep.
Located in Arcadian Shores, this beachfront aparthotel is next to a golf course, 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Arcadian Shores Golf Club and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from The ...
4.3/5Excellent! (523 reviews)
"Cleanliness of room and resort was great, didnt have to wait long for the elavators. It was in a great location. We felt safe an secure walking around. Lots of amenities, staff was friendly. Property features were amazing."

Reviewed on 27 Aug. 2021

Royale Palms Condominiums
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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