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Alligator Adventure

Hwy 17 at Barefoot Landing

North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

(843) 361-0789

At Alligator Adventure you'll find yourself face to face with nature's fiercest and most beautiful animals. Located adjacent to Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, one of South Carolina's most outstanding tourist attractions, Alligator Adventure is one of the largest facilities for reptile life in the world!

Family Kingdom

300 South Ocean Blvd.

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

(843) 626-3447

There's just a special place in the hearts of families everywhere for that old-time warm, friendly amusement park by the sea. Family Kingdom features more than 30 thrilling rides.

Magi Quest

1185 Celebrity Cir

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 916-1800

MagiQuest is an interactive live-action, role playing game where players embark on quests and adventures in an enchanted fantasy world using real magic wands to solve the mysteries of the game. Pack up your trusty wand and explore to your heart's content!

Myrtle Waves Water Park

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3000 10th Avenue North

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 918-8725

Excitement for our younger adventurers. Create memories together on any of these rides that are enjoyed by all ages. South Carolina's largest water park located in Myrtle Beach, SC, presents 20 acres of swerves, curves, waves and chutes and more than one million gallons of water. One price covers all rides and attractions for a full day of cool fun! Myrtle Waves Water Park is open mid-May to mid-September.

Myrtle Beach Adrenaline Adventures Zipline

321 9th Avenue North,

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 839-9477

Myrtle Beach Zipline Adventures is the most heart pounding and adrenaline pumping attraction to ever hit Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach Zipline Adventures is a must-experience attraction. Myrtle Beach Zipline Adventures, is located on the site of the former Myrtle Beach Pavilion. This location zips riders 600 feet from tower to tower at speeds of up to 40 MPH and completes the adventure with a jaw-dropping free-fall from a 60 foot tall tower. With 6 side-by-side racing ziplines, Myrtle Beach Zipline Adventures offers exciting entertainment that the whole family is sure to enjoy.

Ripley's Aquarium

1110 Celebrity Cir

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 916-0888

Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach South Carolina is located in Broadway-at-the-Beach, an entertainment and dining complex that features restaurants, rides, shops and the 85,000 square foot Ripley's Aquarium. Our mission is to entertain and delight our guests in a top quality marine life facility.

Ripley's Mirror Maze

915 North Ocean Boulevard

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 448-2331

Ripley's Enchanted Mirror Maze is one of the most exciting and unique attractions that the entire family can enjoy! See infinite reflections of yourself in every direction! Encounter surprising corners, dead ends and continuous circles! Never the same experience twice!

Ripley's Motion Master

917 Ocean Blvd.

Myrtle Beach. SC 29577

(843) 626-0069

Be a part of the movie at Ripley's Motion Master Moving Theater where you'll feel every turn, bump, move and twist. You will truly be holding onto your seat because you'll be a part of the high energy action! This 3-D Moving Theater lets you "feel" a part of your favorite movies like, Glacier Run. Hold on to your hat because you are truly in for one wild ride! Participants rave at the fun and marvel at the realism of this new way to enjoy a movie! Bring your family and be a part of all the fun!

Ripley's Haunted Adventure

901 N. Ocean Blvd Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 916-8971

Enter at your own risk. Ripley's assumes no responsibility for your return or your sanity.

Myrtle Beach Water Sports

Myrtle Beach: 843-497-8848

N. Myrtle Beach: 843-280-7777

Jet Ski Rentals • Jet Boat Rentals • Pontoon Boat Rentals • Parasailing • Bird Island Tours • Dolphin Tours • Banana Boat Rides • Wakeboarding • Waterskiing • Tubing Beach Activities image

Myrtle Beach Pelican's

Coastal Federal Field, 1251 21st Ave. Myrtle Beach, SC

Tickets: (843) 918-6000

Baseball at it's finest. The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are proud to be a Class A

Advanced affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, a team with a rich history spanning back to 1871.

Soar and Explore Zipline

1313 Celebrity Circle

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 448-7627

Try the pulse pounding 1,000 foot Zipline Adventure* or the exhilarating 3-story Ropes Challenge Course* which is the only ropes course over water!

Sky Wheel

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1110 N Ocean Blvd

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 839-9200

The SkyWheel Myrtle Beach will be one of the best ways to see Myrtle Beach. Take a ride in one of its 42 climate controlled gondolas that seat up to six people. Each ride lasts about eight to twelve minutes and offers panoramic views of Downtown Myrtle Beach and beyond. A state-of-the-art lighting system will give riders an amazing light show each night after the sun sets for an unforgettable Myrtle Beach experience.

Wild Water - Water Park

910 Hwy. 17 S.

Surfside Beach, SC 29575

(843) 238-3787

Wild water and wheels. Fun in the sun with water slides, from amateur to "do you dare", wave pools, lazy river and more. With race tracks and putt putt galore. What a way to spend the day, getting lots of sun while having fun!


Barefoot Landing

4898 Hwy. 17,

N. Myrtle Beach, SC

(843) 272-8349 or (800) 272-2320

Barefoot Landing houses a collection of more than 100 specialty and retail shops suitable for the entire family, including jewelry, specialty foods and toy stores. Take a break and relax in the cool breezes that blow off the IntraCoastal Waterway. The best shopping experience in Myrtle Beach.

The Market Common

4017 Deville Street,

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 839-3500

(843) 839-3502

The Market Common: a place where you can experience the best shopping, dining, and events the Grand Strand has to offer. Shop the latest fashions at Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers Country Club, Chico's, Anthropologie, and many wonderful boutiques. Shop for your home at Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, and unique gift shops. And don't miss the exceptional dining The Market Common has to offer: 8 restaurants including P.F. Chang's China Bistro & Gordon Biersch Brewery. After dinner, relax and enjoy a show at the most comfortable movie theater at the beach, Grand 14 Cinema.

Coastal Grand Mall

2000 Coastal Grand Circle

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 839-9100

Located at the intersection of Highway 17 Bypass and Highway 50, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, next to the airport and is the Grand Strand area's newest and largest mall in Myrtle Beach, and the largest

shopping complex in South Carolina, Coastal Grand Mall houses roughly 170 specialty stores, as well as a movie theater and food court.

Myrtle Beach Mall

10177 N Kings Hwy.

Myrtle Beach, SC

(843) 272-4040

Is an enclosed shopping mall located just south of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina at the intersection of highways 22 and 17. The mall, formerly known as Colonial Mall Myrtle Beach and Briarcliffe Mall, opened in 1986.

Tanger Outlet

10785 Kings Road

Myrtle Beach, SC

(843) 449-0491 or (866) 838-9830

There are two Tanger Outlets in the Myrtle Beach area. One is located by the Intersection of Highway 22 and US 17, and the other is located on Highway 501. These outlets consists of more than 1,800 stores, representing about 380 store brands.

Broadway at the Beach

1325 Celebrity Circle,

Myrtle Beach, SC

(800) FUN-IN-MB

Surrounding the 23-acre Lake Broadway are 3 theaters, 17 restaurants and over 100 retail shops, .Among Broadway at the Beach's many restaurants are Hard Rock Cafe, Johnny Rockets, Planet Hollywood and Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville. Thsi large festival complex is also home to the IMAX 3D Theatre, the award-winning Ripley's Aquarium, Palace Theatre, Carmike's Broadway Cinema 16 and the Pavilion Nostalgia Park, which features nine rides from the former Pavilion Amusement Park, one of Myrtle Beach's most popular family attractions for more than 58 years.

Inlet Square Mall

10125 Hwy. 17 Bypass, Box 12A Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

(843) 651-6990

A single-level regional shopping center in Murrells Inlet. The larger stores include Belk, K-Mart, JC Penney, Regal Cinemas, Stein Mart and Books-A-Million.


Alabama Theater

4750 Hwy. 17 South,

North Myrtle Beach, SC

(843) 272-5758 or (800) 782-2262

Located in the Barefoot Landing complex north of Myrtle Beach, The Alabama Theater has nightly musical performances by local entertainers Voted the #1 Live Theatre Attraction by Myrtle Beach Visitors featuring the Best in Family Entertainment. Alabama Theatre's Shows & Concerts will be the Highlight of your Vacation at the Grand Strand.

Carolina Opry

8901 Hwy. 17,

Myrtle Beach, SC

(843) 913-1400 or (800) 843-6779

There are two things that you have to see when you come to the Grand Strand: the ocean, and The Carolina Opry. It's that simple. The first variety show in Myrtle Beach - and still the jewel in its crown, The Carolina Opry has for 21 years been thrilling the hundreds of thousands of visitors who pass through its doors each year. The New York Times calls it "A hit with visitors," The New York Post calls it "A Hot Ticket" and USA Today reports it "A Big Hit." "Talk about high energy! That's entertainment!"

The Carolina Opry Christmas Special

8901 Hwy. 17,

Myrtle Beach, SC

(843) 913-1400 or (800) 843-6779

The magic of the season comes alive during November and December at the most colorful and eagerly awaited holiday music variety show in the South! The Carolina Opry Christmas Special has been a holiday family tradition for twenty years. It's warm, it's funny, and it's shamelessly sentimental.

The Carolina Opry Theater is located at 8901 Highway 17 North in Myrtle Beach at Mile Marker 204. Shows will sell out.

Pirates Voyage

8901 Highway 17 North,

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 497-9700

(800) 433-4401

A new pirate ship is on the horizon. Dolly Parton's NEW Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina will be a fun-filled, action-packed extravaganza that everyone should experience! It's the perfect place for families, friends and groups to gather for spectacular special effects, amazing stunts by the most talented performers in the area.

Good Vibrations!

The best music, comedy and dancing of three of the most dynamic decades in history, 1960-1990. Elvis, John Denver, Pat Benatar, Janis Joplin, The Beatles, Billy Joel, Don McClean, The Beach Boys, and Cyndi Lauper - just to name a few. The best music performed by these super stars is brought to you live on stage from the award winning talent that brings you the Carolina Opry. Not only does this show feature an award-winning ensemble of singers, dancers and musicians, massive screens take you through some of the best, funniest, and most insightful moments of these important decades. You'll laugh out-loud, you'll stomp your feet, you'll sing your favorite songs; you'll be touched and ignited, inspired and stimulated. Join us at the Carolina Opry for our newest show, Good Vibrations; a whirlwind entertainment experience.

Legends in Concert

2929 Hollywood Drive,

Myrtle Beach SC

(843) 238-7827 or (800) 960-7469

Legends In Concert is one of Myrtle Beach's top attractions. The World Famous Live Tribute Show is a concert the whole family will enjoy. This theater features live concerts paying tribute to musical icons of today and yesterday. The show boasts a wide collection of musical impersonators who resemble and sing like the original artists while being backed by a live band and dancers.

Medieval Times

Myrtle Beach, SC Castle

(843) 236-8080

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is a dinner theater which hosts a "royal" four-course feast and tournaments to entertain featuring medieval games, sword-fighting and jousting. Whether you long to travel back to a time of knightly chivalry or are simply looking for quality entertainment during your next vacation, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament which is housed in an 11th-century-style castle, is proven to deliver time and again.

Palace Theater

Broadway at the Beach,

Myrtle Beach, SC

(843) 448-9224 or (800) 905-4228

BOX OFFICE: (843) 448-0588

Direct from sold out shows across the World, The Palace Theatre Proudly Presents:

Le Grand Cirque Adrenaline.

With over 40 acrobats and performers from all four corners of the World, Le Grand Cirque Adrenaline features the most exhilarating acrobatic acts on Earth! Southern Living calls this show "The next generation of Cirque Du Soleil".."Defies Gravity and Belief," says the Sydney Morning Herald.

This all new production for Myrtle Beach is perfect for the entire family. Featuring all new acts including the not to be missed "Wheel of Death," the most dangerous act on Earth, Le Grand Cirque Adrenaline is the must see show for 2010.

Cinemark 14 at Coastal Grand

2100 Coastal Grand Circle

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 839-3225

Cinemark is dedicated to delivering the very best movie-going experience possible to customers. Innovations in all realms of the theatrical presentation such as stadium seating, rocking-back chairs with cup holders, and digital sound continue to make a Cinemark theatre the very best way to see a film.

Carmike Theaters / Broadway 16

1175 Celebrity Circle

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 445-1616

Catch the latest releases in this new 16 screen theater. Carmike has converted all its auditoriums to digital technology and have also added 3-D capability to some theaters. Great stadium seating with digital sound for better effects.

Carmike Theaters / Myrtle Beach Mall

10177 N. Kings Hwy.

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

(843) 272-6277

Catch the latest releases in this completey renovated theater. The Carmike 12 Offers 12 big screens for plenty of movie options. . This theater has converted its auditoriums to digital technology offers digital sound for better effects.

Parks & Museums

Children's Museum of SC

2501 N Kings Hwy., Myrtle Beach, SC

(843) 946-9469

Thousands of visitors from schools, day care centers and other groups in Myrtle Beach and surrounding communities, along with tourists from around the world, enjoy the Museum every year. Special programs, such as Toddler Tuesday and Starlab, are the world through the interactive exhibits and programs at The Children's Museum of South Carolina. The Children's Museum serves state and local communities, as well as visitors to Myrtle Beach's Grand Strand area.

Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Phone: (843) 238-2510

The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, houses two unique, regionally significant collections: The Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild (WACG) Collection and the Bishop Collection of Antique Maps and Prints. The Art Museum is dedicated to being one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. They strive to engage the community and visitors through unique exhibitions and interactive, educational, and creative programs for people of all ages.

Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum

901 North Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC

(843) 448-2331

Enter the world of the strange and the wonderful at the world's last great sideshow - Ripley's Believe It or Not! This unique attraction features exhibits that one must see to believe - exhibits that are so bizarre, so odd, so strange, that even the most worldly and knowledgeable guests will be awestruck! . The museum looks like a building cracked by a hurricane. It is at the corner of 9th Avenue and Ocean Boulevard. Ripley's has five other attractions in Myrtle Beach besides the museum: an aquarium, a moving-theater attraction, an arcade, a haunted house, and a house of mirrors.

Hopsewee Plantation

494 Hopsewee Rd. Georgetown, SC 29440

(843) 546-7891

Hopsewee, a South Carolina's National Historic Landmark, and the birthplace of Thomas Lynch, Jr., Signer of the Declaration of Independence, is a preservation rather than a restoration and has never been allowed to fall into decay as it has always been cherished. 0nly five families have owned it, although it was built almost 40 years before the Revolutionary War.

Horry County Museum

438 Main St. Conway, SC 29526

(843) 248-1542

The Horry County Museum collects and preserves materials related to the pre-history, natural history, and culture of Horry County. They work to interpret and create exhibits of such materials and to prepare educational programs related to them for presentation to the public, particularly the citizens of Horry County.

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

40 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

(843) 884-2727

The history of Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum began in the summer of 1975 when the legendary aircraft carrier USS Yorktown appeared on the horizon of Charleston Harbor. A few months later, celebrating the October 13th birthday of the United States Navy, Yorktown was opened to the public as a museum and the Patriots Point mission was underway.

Patriots Point is known as one of the largest museums of its kind in the world with the addition of other ships such as the destroyer USS Laffey, known as The Ship That Would Not Die. The Treasury class Coast Guard cutter Ingham would join the Patriots Point battle group along with the Balao class submarine Clamagore. Not to mention the WWII aircarft carriers and more.


1313 Celebrity Circle
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(843) 626-9962

WonderWorks will have 50,000 square feet of space and feature more than 100 interactive exhibits that use some of the most sophisticated graphic and audio presentation techniques available. The exhibits are designed to appeal to all ages.

Brookgreen Gardens

US Hwy. 17 South, Pawleys Island, SC

(843) 235-6000 or (800) 849-1931

In 1931, Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington established Brookgreen Gardens as a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation to preserve the native flora and fauna and display objects of art within that natural setting. Today, Brookgreen Gardens is a National Historic Landmark and a display garden with the most extensive collection of figurative sculpture in an outdoor setting by American artists in the world. Brookgreen has the only zoo accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums on the coast of the Carolinas. Brookgreen Gardens offers tours, programs, and archeological sites for visitors to explore.

Huntington Beach State Park

16148 Ocean Hwy., Murrells Inlet, SC

(843) 237-4440

A sweeping Grand Strand beach, pristine and wide open. Sea-breeze camping and fishing from a jetty or in the surf. And some of the finest bird-watching on the East Coast. That's not all Huntington Beach State Park has to offer. There's also Atalaya, the picturesque, Moorish-style winter home of Anna Hyatt and Archer Huntington, sculptress and philanthropist, respectively, who left the park and adjacent Brookgreen Gardens as their legacy.

Myrtle Beach State Park

4401 South Kings Hwy., Myrtle Beach, SC

(843) 238-5325

A wide, open beach, fishing pier full of anglers and stories, campgrounds in the oceanfront woods, all in the middle of it all in Myrtle Beach. Since 1935, a trip to the beach has meant a stay at Myrtle Beach State Park each year for hundreds of thousands of families from across the United States and Canada.