There are so many unique and exciting things to do along the Grand Strand that you'll be planning your next visit before this one is over. So get ready for hours of fun at hundreds of area attractions from one end of the 60-mile stretch to the other! Splash. Dance. Discover. Race. Explore. Laugh and learn. It's what you're here for!
The Broadway at the Beach entertainment complex offers an intimate glimpses into nature at Ripley's Aquarium. At Ripley's Aquarium visitors can take an underwater adventure on the worlds largest moving glide path. There are plenty of fish and sharks to see and there is even a horseshoe crab and stingray petting area.
One of the largest exotic reptile parks in the world, Alligator Adventure, is waiting to be discovered at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. Both Barefoot Landing and Broadway at the Beach provide a host of family-centered activities in addition to great shopping and dining.
Floating along in an inner tube on a slow-moving "lazy river" is the coolest way to lounge in the sun while the kids shoot down exhilarating tube slides at one of the areas state-of-the-art water parks.
There is a little Jeff Gordon in all of us no matter what the age so go ahead and indulge the need for speed and fun at the many go-cart, miniature grand prix, and speed boat racing parks. NASCAR racing fans can find heart-pounding thrills and the unforgettable rumble of the engines at the Myrtle Beach Speedway, which hosts both amateur and professional racing.
You can test your putting skills where proficiency really counts: on lush, exotic greens surrounded by lava-spewing volcanoes, menacing gorillas, and loot-hungry pirates. More than 47 whimsical and challenging courses have earned Myrtle Beach the title of Miniature Golf Course Capital of the World.
Eco-tourists can explore the wildlife and wetlands of the area through kayaking, canoeing, diving, and biking amidst the natural beauty of the Grand Strand. Riverboat cruises, creek expeditions, and even jeep tours are led throughout the Lowcountry by experienced researchers, captains, and storytellers.
Rice and indigo plantations, centuries-old churches, unique museums, and even haunted cemeteries speak volumes about the rich history, culture and character of Horry and Georgetown Counties. And of course, Brookgreen Gardens, the worlds largest and most breathtaking outdoor sculpture garden, showcases more than 500 works by 241 American artists on the site of four colonial rice plantations.
For Golf and Vacation Information, please contact:
Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday 1-800-845- 4653
The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce 1-800-356-3016, ext. 199
The Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association 1-843-626-9668.