Myrtle Beach Area Info

A couple vacationing in Myrtle Beach strolling down the Myrtle Beach boardwalk
Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is a 1.2-mile long stretch of walkways, promenades, businesses and more along the iconic shoreline of downtown Myrtle Beach. Beginning at the Second Avenue Pier on the south end and continuing up to Pier 14 on the north end, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is a must-see Myrtle Beach attraction. Lined with shops and restaurants this $6.5 million Boardwalk is a place where families go for a sunny afternoon in Myrtle Beach. The Boardwalk also offers free seasonal family events such as live concerts and performances and a summer fireworks show. Home to the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, the Gay Dolphin Gift Cove, ice cream shops, an arcade and more, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk signifies life by the shore and is one of the most popular Myrtle Beach attractions.

  • A couple vacationing in Myrtle Beach strolling down the Myrtle Beach boardwalk Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

    The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is a 1.2-mile long stretch of walkways, promenades, businesses and more along the iconic shoreline of downtown Myrtle Beach. Beginning at the Second Avenue Pier on the south end and continuing up to Pier 14 on the north end, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is a must-see Myrtle Beach attraction. Lined with shops and restaurants this $6.5 million Boardwalk is a place where families go for a sunny afternoon in Myrtle Beach. The Boardwalk also offers free seasonal family events such as live concerts and performances and a summer fireworks show. Home to the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, the Gay Dolphin Gift Cove, ice cream shops, an arcade and more, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk signifies life by the shore and is one of the most popular Myrtle Beach attractions.

  • Vacationers walking around Broadway at the Beach's Celebrity Square Broadway at the Beach

    Broadway at the Beach is an outdoor shopping and attraction hub in Myrtle Beach. Complete with endless dining options, nightlife and fun for the whole family, Broadway at the Beach is a place where families can spend an entire day or just stop by for a few hours. Popular restaurants like Senor Frogs, Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream, Hard Rock Café and Shucker’s Raw Bar are just a few of the dining options available. Beyond dining, Broadway at the Beach is a place where visitors can pick up souvenirs and mementos from their trip as well shop for clothing, shoes, kites, beachwear, jewelry -- just about anything. The Celebrity Square section at Broadway at the Beach consists of nightlife ranging from a piano bar to a surf bar club. Broadway at the Beach is open year-round for visitors to enjoy.

  • Family of Myrtle Beach vacationers enjoying a meal with an ocean view Delicious Dining

    Myrtle Beach is home to some of the best dining in the Southeast. Restaurants serve up a wide variety of food from fresh caught seafood to American burgers and juicy steaks. Myrtle Beach restaurants also cover a range of prices from a budget-friendly drive-thru to high quality fine dining. The Grand Strand is home to some of the most popular restaurants around including Planet Hollywood, Fuddruckers, Hard Rock Café and Crossroads at the House of Blues, as well as local restaurants that are frequented by visitors and locals alike such as Hot Fish Club, Gulfstream Café, Nosh, Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse and our very own Loco Gecko Beach Shak.

  • The Myrtle Beach House of Blues Bar House of Blues

    The House of Blues in Myrtle Beach is located at Barefoot Landing and is the place to go for big-name concerts, local bands, shows and great dining. From their 2,000-seat concert hall, which has been the venue for nationally touring musicians and comedians like Pauly Shore, OAR, Dave Chappelle, Florida Georgia Line, to their outdoor stage called the The Deck, which features a variety of live music in a relaxed outdoor setting, the House of Blues is one of the premier venues for live music at the beach. In addition to live music and special events, Crossroads at the House of Blues provides visitors with a variety of fresh and delicious dining options.

  • WonderWorks, a exhibit based Myrtle Beach attraction WonderWorks

    WonderWorks in Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular attractions along the Grand Strand. Featuring a variety of exhibits from the Bubble Lab to the Anti-Gravity Chamber, WonderWorks in Myrtle Beach is captivating and fun for all ages. Apart from its more than 100 stations of learning and fun, WonderWorks is also home to the Spacewalk Challenge Ropes Course, located on the top floor of the building, Soar + Explore, an outdoor ropes course and zipline, as well as Lazer Tag and the new XD Theater. An amusement park for the mind, this Broadway at the Beach attraction is not to be missed.

  • The Myrtle Beach SkyWheel and VMB Card Deal SkyWheel Myrtle Beach

    The Myrtle Beach SkyWheel is an iconic 187-foot tall modern Ferris wheel situated on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. A recent addition to the Myrtle Beach skyline, the SkyWheel provides riders with a unique view of the Atlantic Ocean, the surrounding beaches and the city of Myrtle Beach. Each of the 42 enclosed and air-conditioned gondolas provides comfort and views like no other in Myrtle Beach. At night the SkyWheel lights up the sky with a fantastic array of colors streaming through each of its spokes as riders journey over the ocean and into the night.

  • Nighttime at the Pavilion Park in Myrtle Beach Pavilion Park

    Visitors to Myrtle Beach can revisit the “good old days” at Pavilion Park. Located at Broadway at the Beach, this nostalgic amusement attraction features all the fun a family could ask for from the Kiddie Tea Cup Ride to the Herschell-Spillman Carousel Ride. Try your hand at the Spill the Milk or the Duck Pond game and enjoy the county fair atmosphere. Traditional amusement park eats are also served up at Pavilion Park so you can fill up on everything from funnel cakes to corn dogs.

  • Family of Myrtle Beach vacationers at the Ripley's Aquarium tunnel Ripley’s Aquarium

    Ripley’s Aquarium is a destination all by itself, aside from the other great Myrtle Beach attractions. This Broadway at the Beach attraction lets children and adults alike get up close to the creatures of the sea. From interactive displays to large tanks of colorful fish, Ripley’s Aquarium is the best way to see sea life up close and learn more about their habits, lifestyles and the ecosystems that they live in. Visitors can get close-up views of dangerous sharks, large stingrays, and a variety of fish and sea creatures while gliding through the underwater tunnel of the Dangerous Reef or reach out and touch a ray in the Friendship Flats. This Myrtle Beach attraction is one of the top attractions for good reason – it’s fun, it’s cool and it’s educational!

  • Night falling at the Market Common shopping center in Myrtle Beach The Market Common

    The Market Common is home to some of the best shops, dining and entertainment for Myrtle Beach visitors to enjoy. Dining options are plentiful at The Market Common and the restaurants offer a variety of delicious cuisines to enjoy, especially at Travinia Italian Kitchen, Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant and Coastal Wine Boutique and Tasting Room. There is also a myriad of shops including Bobby Chan, Distinctive Eyewear, Chico’s, Fossil, Devo Olive Oil Co., Pottery Barn, and Lazy Gator. The Market Common is also home to Yoga in Common, Grand 14 Cinema, and Valor Park and Grand Park where there are regular festivals and events to check out.

  • Performers on stage at Legends in Concert, a staple Myrtle Beach vacation attraction Legends In Concert

    Legends In Concert Myrtle Beach is one of the top shows in the area featuring talented live tribute performers who dress like, look like and sing almost exactly like the real artists. With rotating artists throughout the year, fans keep coming back year after year. Performers have included Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Blues Brothers and Elvis Presley. Located adjacent to Broadway at the Beach, this live, Vegas-inspired performance is not to be missed.

  • Performers at the Palace Theatre in Myrtle Beach Palace Theatre

    Palace Theatre is home to breathtaking shows that wow audiences through special effects, high-class entertainers and an atmosphere you can’t find anywhere else in Myrtle Beach. The 63,000-square foot facility can seat more than 2,600 guests for any given show in the main theater and 140 in the smaller King’s Theatre. Past shows at the Palace Theatre have included Le Grand Cirque Adrenaline, Hot Jersey Nights, Illusions of Magic, Magic Spirit of Ireland, Hooray for Hollywood, and Christmas on Ice.

  • Performers at the Alabama Theatre in northern Myrtle Beach Alabama Theatre

    The Alabama Theatre, located at Barefoot Landing, is one of the top performance venues in the area. Musical shows and concerts are performed regularly at this Myrtle Beach theater and it is one of the top vacation attractions in the area, especially at night. Alabama Theatre hosts a variety of big-name guest artists throughout the year such as The Oak Ridge Boys, Loretta Lynn, Charley Pride and Bill Cosby, just to name a few. The theater also hosts a yearly tradition – The South’s Grandest Christmas Show, a must-see for anyone in the Grand Strand during the holidays.

  • Statues and landscaping at Brookgreen Gardens Brookgreen Gardens

    Brookgreen Gardens is located just a short drive south of Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. This outdoor sculpture garden also features rotating exhibitions, a zoo, pontoon boat cruises and so much more. A National Historic Landmark, this attraction has won a number of national awards. It’s beauty, art, and history provide visitors with a haven of peace and learning. Since it opened in 1931, Brookgreen Gardens has brought culture and history together in a beautiful setting for all to enjoy.

  • Shopping at Barefoot Landing in Myrtle Beach. Barefoot Landing

    Barefoot Landing is located in North Myrtle Beach and is a popular place for people looking for a good bite to eat, to catch a show or to do a little shopping. Home to popular attractions like the Alabama Theatre, Barefoot Princess Riverboat and the T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservations Station as well as a variety of restaurants like Castano’s Italian Steakhouse, House of Blues, T Bonz Gill and Grill and Joe’s Crab Shak, Barefoot Landing is a place that families can enjoy all year long. In addition to delicious dining and attractions, Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach is also home to plenty of shopping options including Fashion Express, Izod, Wolf Creek Gallery, Beach’s Best Candles, Del Sol and Barefoot General Store, just to name a few.

  • MagiQuest in Myrtle Beach MaqiQuest

    MaqiQuest, located at Broadway at the Beach, is just a short drive from Captain’s Quarters Resort. A great attraction for kids and fun-loving adults alike, MagiQuest is a live-action game that takes place in a mystical world where players meet princesses, dragons and creatures as they traverse through various challenges in the kingdom. Each player – or magi – uses a wand throughout the game that tracks the accomplishments and game status of the player, allowing patrons to return year after year and pick up where they left off.

  • Mini Golf in Myrtle Beach Mini Golf

    There is a variety of mini golf options all over the Myrtle Beach area. From pirated themed to shipwrecks and long-lost cities, there are many types of place to mini golf in Myrtle Beach. Visit Jungle Lagoon and get lost within the trees and animals of the jungle, head to Dragon’s Lair and watch out for the fire-breathing dragon or get marooned at Shipwreck Island Adventure Golf. The putt-putt options in Myrtle Beach are endless!

  • Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball

    Minor League Baseball team the Myrtle Beach Pelican’s play locally at the TicketReturn.com Field, right across from Broadway at the Beach. The Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ schedule runs April through early September as they take on teams such as Carolina Mudcats, Lynchburg Hillcats, Wilmington Blue Rocks and Frederick Keys. They also host a variety of promotions that make a day at the ballpark even more enjoyable during your vacation to Myrtle Beach.

  • Myrtle Waves Waterpark Myrtle Waves Waterpark

    Myrtle Waves Waterpark is located just a short drive from Captain’s Quarters near Broadway at the Beach. If you want to enjoy the water beyond Captain’s Quarters pool deck, then check out this local 20-acre water attraction. Float along their 1,200-foot lazy river or spin around in the Arooba Tooba funnel ride. No matter what type of water ride you enjoy, you are sure to find some fun in the sun at this seasonal waterpark. Beyond rides, Myrtle Waves also contains a wave pool, water play area and more.

  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not Odditorium Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Odditorium

    The Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Odditorium is located off Ocean Boulevard near the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Here visitors can learn about strange and interesting people, events, places and things, from the six-legged cow to the tallest man! Great for both kids and adults, this Myrtle Beach attraction is a great place to go on a hot summer day to get out of the sun or during the cooler winter months at the beach. You never know what you will learn!

  • Soar + Explore Zipline and Ropes Course Soar + Explore Zipline and Ropes Course

    While visiting Broadway at the Beach you may notice a ropes course and zipline next to WonederWorks. This adventure-style attraction features both a 1,000-foot long zipline across the lake and a 40-foot tall ropes course that will take you through more than 3,000 supports and lines. If you are seeking thrill and adventure, the WonderWorks Soar + Explore Zipline and Ropes Course is the place to go!

  • Slingshot in Myrtle Beach Slingshot

    Those looking to be flung high in the sky will enjoy the Sling Shot Thrill Ride in Myrtle Beach, not far from the Boardwalk. One or two people are safely strapped into the seated harness and are shot 300 feet into the air as fast as 100 mph! This Myrtle Beach attraction is just a short drive north of Captain’s Quarters.

  • Waccatee Zoo Waccatee Zoo

    Just a short drive inland from Captain’s Quarters Resort is one of the beach’s best kept secrets: Waccatee Zoo! Children and adults alike can enjoy being in the presence of and observing animals in a natural-like habitat at this local zoo. Visit with goats, feed monkeys and look out for an alligator in the pond as you enjoy a day at the zoo! This attraction is open year-round based on weather and is perfect for toddlers, children, teens and adults alike.

  • Fuddruckers Fuddruckers

    Fuddruckers is well known for their juicy burgers and delicious toppings. Offering “The World’s Greatest Hamburgers,” Fuddruckers has a variety of size choices (from a third pounder up to a whole pound) and toppings from the Fresh Produce Bar where you can choose fresh options like red tomatoes, homemade salsa, pickled relish and more. Beyond burgers they also serve up chicken sandwiches, buffalo burgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, salads, fries and kids’ options. Fuddruckers is located just a short drive from Captain’s Quarters at the corner of 21st Avenue North and Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach.

  • Travinia Italian Kitchen Travinia Italian Kitchen

    If you are looking for a nice sit-down restaurant with an extensive menu and wine list, look no further than Travinia Italian Kitchen. This Market Common restaurant serves up Italian American dishes in a delicious fashion. Offering up a variety of small plates, pasta, pizza, seafood, steak and more, this Myrtle Beach restaurant is great for lunch or a nice dinner while you’re on vacation.

  • Shucker’s Raw Bar Shucker’s Raw Bar

    If seafood is your craving, Shucker’s Raw Bar is just the place to go in Myrtle Beach. Located at both Broadway at the Beach and 3rd Avenue North and Kings Highway, this restaurant serves up entrees, appetizers, salads, soup and sandwiches in addition to their raw menu. Raw, steamed and fried options include oysters, shrimp, clams and crab legs as well as mussels and fried fish. They also offer up a kids’ menu that include corn dogs, shrimp, fries and chicken fingers. Check out Shucker’s Raw Bar for your Myrtle Beach seafood fix!

  • Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

    Gordon Biersch features delicious food and house made brews that pair well with it. Featuring a seasonal beer and multiple year-round beers and a flavorful menu, this restaurant is popular for families, golfers and couples. Their menu includes such items as Goat Cheese Bruschetta, Fried Calamari, Chicken Cashew Salad, Flame Grilled New York Strip, Beer Battered Fish and Chips and Cajun Pasta. With a large variety of menu options, this Myrtle Beach restaurant is sure to please just about anyone’s tastes.

  • Carolina Improv Carolina Improv

    Improv comedy, a type of comedy that stems from audience suggestions and on-the-fly acting is performed on a regular basis at the Uptown Theater in Myrtle Beach by Carolina Improv. Hosting a variety of shows throughout the year, including seasonal favorites, this comedy club puts on shows for both families and adults only.

  • Pirate’s Voyage Pirate’s Voyage

    A dinner and live theater attraction, Pirate’s Voyage in Myrtle Beach is fun for all! Fitting well with the Captain’s Quarters’ pirate theme, this show is great for all ages. A full dinner is served while guests enjoy the live-action show that takes place right in front of their eyes! Cheer on as the pirate teams compete against each other and perform various feats including diving into the water, jumping off the ship, flipping around and so much more! A must-see show, this attraction is located north of Captain’s Quarters Resort.

  • Medieval Times Medieval Times

    Medieval Times combines great food, horsemanship, real-live combat and talented knights under one roof. A dinner show attraction, Medieval Times is located near 501 in Fantasy Harbour, not far from Captain’s Quarters Resort. Each section of fans cheers on their knight as they perform various acts to win the competition. From jousting to sword-fighting, this Myrtle Beach show is one of the top shows in the area!

  • California Dreaming California Dreaming

    California Dreaming is located not far from Captain’s Quarters in Surfside Beach just off Hwy. 17 Bypass. This nearby restaurant can cater to large groups, families and friends! Well known for their delicious croissants, large salads, ribs and seafood, this restaurant serves up a large variety of lunch and dinner choices. From Fried Crab Claws to Steak Salad to Baby Back Ribs, the choices are endless. They also serve up pasta, chicken and soup. You won’t be disappointed when you visit California Dreaming Surfside!

  • Carolina Roadhouse Carolina Roadhouse

    Located about 4.5 miles north of Captain’s Quarters Resort, Carolina Roadhouse serves up a menu that will make your mouth water. With crispy Fried Pacific Calamari, Baked Potato Soup, large salads, the Monster Burger, 11 oz. Marinated Sirloin, Country Fried Pork Chops and House Special Prime Rib, their dishes are made to order and are fresh every time. See why this Myrtle Beach restaurant is a favorite of many!

  • Fiesta Del Burro Loco Fiesta Del Burro Loco

    Margaritas, nachos, burritos and tacos are plentiful Fiesta Del Burro Loco in Myrtle Beach. Located off Hwy. 17 Bypass near Myrtle Waves Waterpark, this restaurant is colorful, fun and delicious. With menu items like Chicken Fajita Nachos, Black Bean Soup, Shrimp Enchiladas, Beef Chimichangas and Fresh Vegetable Fajitas, this restaurant serves up something for all tastes. They also have a lively bar area where you can order up delicious appetizers like Stuffed Jalapenos, Guacamole and Nine Layer Dip.

  • Masala Zone

    Looking for a new favorite restaurant, ready to branch out of your comfort zone? Head to Masala Zone Myrtle Beach’s newest Indian hotspot!
    Treat yourself to a decadent lunch buffet served seven days a week and beckoning you with fragrant, plentiful dishes!
    Not into a hearty meal at lunch? Head to Masala Zone for dinner and get the Masala Zone Special Platter, piled with Indian favorites, enough to share and still have some to take home for leftovers.
    Interested in having some Indian flare at your next event? Call Masala Zone and ask about their catering options!

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