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Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“You can find it all here for all ages . Every type of restaurant is available, shops of every style, adventures for those for 4-94. Fireworks on various nights of the week ”
  • 126 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“Market Commons is a great place to spend the day shopping, eating and walking around. There is a movie theater and bowling alley as well. Bring your dog and check out their awesome dog park. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“Travelers from all over the state come to the Tanger Outlets in Myrtle Beach for shopping at discounted rates!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Beach
“Marine life exhibit with kid friendly and dive tours, plus live shows and gift shop. Ripley’s Aquarium is a fun and educational experience for all ages. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Large shopping mall. Market Common is a bit closer -- it has mostly specialty shops.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful area to go for the day. Pet friendly. Walking trails, beach access, picnic areas. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
General Entertainment
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“Great show with acrobatic acts of pirates sword fighting, cannons blazing, mermaids performing, and even sea lions!”
  • 28 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Fun for the whole family. Open everyday, it's over 200 feet above the oceanfront boardwalk. Excellent way to take in the beautiful skyline of Myrtle and the Atlantic for miles. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“So much to offer. Shopping, great restaurants and entertainment for all ages. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Great for the little ones, a wonderful place to spend a day in between events. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Surf Spot
“There is a sprawling boardwalk along the beach and ocean with many restaurants, shops, souvenir shops, Ripley's Believe it or Not, Amusement Parks, arcade, and various other fun and family friendly activities!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“We love it for breakfast, but great classic seafood spot. All tables have ocean view. Lunch specials are typically a great deal. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Theater
“Carolina Opry Theatre was the first live theatre to open in Myrtle Beach. It is known for its exceptionally high standard of talent and production quality. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“ 2904 Fantasy Way Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 Medieval Times is an exciting, family-friendly dinner attraction inspired by an 11th century feast and tournament. Guests are served a four-course banquet and cheer for one of six Knights competing in the joust and other tests of skill.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Open 11am-5pm Admission $19 per person. Open until 8pm on Thursdays. Admission is only $9.95 after 5 pm. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Big menu to choose from, great place for sushi and some drinks. Has a roof top bar on 2nd floor with comfortable seating ”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Shopping Mall
“So much to offer. Shopping, great restaurants and entertainment for all ages. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Restaurant
“We love it for breakfast, but great classic seafood spot. All tables have ocean view. Lunch specials are typically a great deal. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ 2904 Fantasy Way Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 Medieval Times is an exciting, family-friendly dinner attraction inspired by an 11th century feast and tournament. Guests are served a four-course banquet and cheer for one of six Knights competing in the joust and other tests of skill.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Big menu to choose from, great place for sushi and some drinks. Has a roof top bar on 2nd floor with comfortable seating ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“I am not a seafood fan but our friends enjoyed this buffet. The staff was friendly and they have options for non seafood eaters. They also offer discounts in the coupon books and before 4pm seating, in season”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“RipTydz is an oceanfront restaurant and bar overlooking the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. It has an outdoor patio and rooftop bar. RipTyde also has live music nightly. Their featured items are fresh local seafood and steaks. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best fresh seafood in town. Don't go to the big seafood buffets... go here instead for food that was JUST MADE for your order, not pulled out of the freezer and set in a giant steam tray for the less-discriminating.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Attraction with 100+ hands-on science exhibits plus laser tag, a ropes course & a 6D motion ride”
  • 11 locals recommend

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