Myrtle BeachWhether your vacation tastes are simplistic or a bit more on the lavish side, Myrtle Beach, SC, has everything you’re looking for. From quaint B&B’s to more classy full-service resorts, you won’t have a problem finding appropriate lodging in this coastal paradise. From fine dining to shopping to deep sea fishing to parasailing, Myrtle Beach is sure to please with a mind-boggling variety of things to do and places to see. Myrtle Beach’s newest attraction is the SkyWheel, a 200-ft. tall enclosed Ferris wheel complete with temperature controlled gondolas that even feature panic buttons for those afraid of heights. However, if you consider yourself an adventurer of sorts, the SkyWheel offers a spectacular view of the Myrtle Beach shoreline, as well as the downtown area, especially if you ride at night.


Another popular Myrtle Beach attraction is its famed Restaurant Row, which is exactly as the name implies–a stretch of highway that is simply loaded with a variety of restaurants to choose from. From the bawdy to the bodacious, Restaurant Row has every offering imaginable when your stomach’s rumbling. If you don’t mind some good-natured ribbing while dining, be sure to check out Captain Dick’s, a restaurant well-known for its seafood buffet and a staff that doesn’t mind flinging insults your way. For a more reserved, high class dining experience, try Thoroughbred’s. This dining facility/gentleman’s club offers nothing but the best when it comes to food selection and quality. No matter where you choose to dine, your trip down Restaurant Row is sure to leave you satisfied!


Another popular feature at Myrtle Beach is the wide variety of watersports that one can indulge in. Whether you fancy parasailing, banana boat rides, taking to the surf on a jet ski, or trying your hand at deep sea fishing, Myrtle Beach has it all. If you’re on a romantic getaway, check into the shoreline dinner cruises that are available as well.


For the die-hard bargain hunter, nothing beats a trip to Myrtle Beach’s famed Tanger Outlets as well as the Boardwalk At The Beach complex. You’ll be sure to find well-known brands as well as a few unique novelty shops that offer items you’ve likely never seen before. The Gay Dolphin, located in the heart of Myrtle Beach on Ocean Boulevard, is a gift shop that offers such unique items. Be prepared for a shopping experience you won’t soon forget at Myrtle Beach!


For the traveler who simply adores going to shows, Myrtle Beach has plenty of those as well. Whether you’re in the mood for a musical show or something a little more dramatic, try the renowned Carolina Opry, Legends In Concert, or The Palace Theater. For a dinner show that will truly leave its mark on your memory, a trip to the Medieval Times Dinner Theater is a must. Here you will be served dinner as it was back in Medieval times, complete with a heavy goblet for your beverage and a noticeable lack of silverware. You will also enjoy a spectacular show featuring beautiful horses, talented actors, and a lively play which also features a jousting tournament.

For those of you with families, finding something entertaining for the kids is relatively easy in the bustling city of Myrtle Beach. While The Pavilion is no longer in existence, the Family Kingdom Amusement Park offers plenty to keep the kids happy and occupied. There are also water parks available, as well as a zip line experience for the more adventurous types.

For a getaway that is truly unique, book your trip to Myrtle Beach today!

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