Discover the Myrtle Beach Area
Come and experience the 60 miles of pristine, sandy beaches across 14 distinct and unique communities here in the Myrtle Beach area. This beach paradise, affectionately referred to locally as the Grand Strand, provides visitors with everything for an ideal getaway. It's no wonder the Myrtle Beach area has been named "World's Best Beach" by Yahoo! Travel and "Favorite Beach Town" by Southern Living.
Enjoy a Dose of Southern Hospitality, Myrtle Beach Style!
There are endless opportunities for families to play along the Grand Strand. Encounter sharks at Ripley's Aquarium. Or, head almost 200 feet in the sky on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. There are whimsical sights to be found at the WonderWorks Science Center. Racing fans can test their skills at the NASCAR Racing Experience, while Wild Water and Wheels' 33 exciting rides will bring out the kid in everyone.
ARTS AND CULTURE
The Myrtle Beach area is bustling with culture and personality. Enjoy the wonders of Brookgreen Gardens, learn the history of Atalaya Castle, discover our past at the Horry County Museum or learn the art of weaving a rope hammock at Pawleys Island Rope Hammock Shop.
The Grand Strand boasts a variety of award-winning music, dance, comedy, dinner shows and celebrity concerts. Enjoy a night at The Alabama Theatre, The Carolina Opry or any of the area's other live entertainment theatres.
The Myrtle Beach area is historically known for its fresh local seafood and Lowcountry ingredients like Carolina rice, stone-ground grits and blue crab.
The area boasts world-class golf courses and miniature golf.