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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

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