Hot Picks and Links

This is a combination of our personal favorites based on our visits to Myrtle Beach for over 20 years, as well as feedback from our guests. Please let us know your favorites (or unfavorites) so we can keep this list current for all guests to consider.

Top Ten Things to Experience in Myrtle Beach

  • Step outside your condominium and take in the warm South Carolina sun at the beach
  • Splash around in the pool
  • Spend a day at Barefoot Landing or Broadway at the Beach and enjoy first class shopping, dining, and entertainment
  • Tee off at one of more than 100 outstanding golf courses
  • Experience a fun-filled dinner with entertainment for everyone at the Medieval Times Dinner Show or at Pirate's Voyage
  • Catch a show at Alabama Theater, Carolina Opry, Palace Theatre, House of Blues or any number of big music concerts and show venues.
  • Marvel at the largest collection of sharks on the east coast at Ripley's Aquarium
  • Race around multiple tracks with family and friends at Nascar Speedpark
  • Sample some of the best seafood in Myrtle Beach at The Sea Captains House or the Flying Fish
  • Get in touch with nature and go swimming, fishing, and hiking in the beautiful Myrtle Beach State Park

Places to Eat

Miyabi Japanese Restaurant

Jimmy Buffett's Hamburger in Paradise

Throughbred's

Carrabbas Italian Grill- delicious Italian food. Huge portions. Gently priced. At Myrtle Beach.

Liberty Steakhouse & Brewery
843-626-4677 www.tbonz.com

Horst Gasthaus- German Restaurant. Live entertainment. Closed Sundays. Kids under 4 eat free. Reservations accepted.

Luigi's Trattoria (843) 497-7080

Sea Captain's House Restaurant- oceanfront fine dining. Delicious food, beautiful atmosphere. 3002 N. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach. (843) 448-8082. Reservations are not accepted so arrive early enough to avoid a long wait. www.seacaptains.com.

House of Blues- spicy cajun cookin'. Occassional concerts. Lunch and dinner. Reservations accepted for parties of eight or more. Located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 272-3000. www.hob.com

Magarita's Mexican Restaurant

Landrys

Cagney's

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville

Flying Fish

Great fun, close by

Places to Play

Alligator Adventure- turtles, snakes, and of course, alligators. Live feedings daily. 2nd Day free. Not an all day affair. Located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 361-0789 . www.alligatoradventure.com

Barefoot Landing- over 100 unique boutiques, including factory shops, 15 waterfront restaurants, and House of Blues, Alabama Theater, Alligator Adventure, and Barefoot Princess Riverboat. Located on Hwy 17 in North Myrtle Beach. (800) 272-2320 . www.bflanding.com.

Family Kingdom- large, clean amusement park featuring over 20 rides for our 3 year old. Bigger rides too for the older ones. Great view of the beach and surrounding area from atop the ferris wheel- not for the faint at heart. Can buy passes that allow admission to Family Kingdom and the Water Park across the street. Free admission for non-riders. 3rd Ave South and Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach. (843) 626-3447 . www.family-kingdom.com. Look for coupons in various coupon books.

Broadway at the Beach- over 100 shops, 20 restaurants, and 14 attractions including Ripley's Aquarium. Also has movie theaters and 10 nighclubs. Located on Hwy 17 at 21st Ave North in Myrtle Beach. (800-FUN-IN-MB. broadwayatthebeach.com.

Myrtle Waves- the ultimate water park. Kids under 3 are free. Wave pool, lazy river, super slides, etc. Hwy 17 Bypass and 10th Ave North. www.myrtlewaves.com.

Ripley's Aquarium- the shark exhibit here is worth the trip. But there's not enough to see to make it more than a couple of hour walk through. Located at Broadway at the Beach. (800) 734-8888 . www.ripleysaquarium.com.

Brookgreen Gardens- beautiful botanical garden and a vast array of sculptures. Don't miss the walking tour to see some area wildlife. We enjoyed a tasty lunch in the cafe. Hwy 17, south of Murrell's Inlet. (800) 849-1931 . www.brookgreen.org

Waccatee Zoo- we have to go here every time we visit Myrtle Beach. This family owned zoo provides several hours of peaceful walking, feeding and gaping at the animals. Bring your lunch as there is a small picnic area available. 8500 Enterprise Rd., Socastee. (843) 650-8500 (843) 650-8500

Nascar Speedway Speed Park

Check out some of these great places to see and enjoy during your stay...

Places to See

MagiQuest at Broadway at the Beach

Carolina Opry- we went for the first time in May of 2002 and loved it! Nightly variety show with something for everyone- dancing, singing, comedy. Advance tickets highly suggested as sells out quick. (843) 913-4000 (843) 913-4000 . TheCarolinaOpry.com.

Pirate's Voyage a favorite with our youngster. The show is fun and the food is delicious. Call ahead for tickets

IMAX Discovery Theater- we last saw Beauty and the Beast here in a full 90 minute film. It was absolutely awesome. Very comfortable stadium seating allows no obstructions for little kids. Buy your tickets ahead of time to ensure a seat and shop around at Broadway at the Beach while you're waiting. 843-448-IMAX. www.myrtlebeachimax.com.

Legends in Concert- it's hard to believe they are not the real thing! Very entertaining. A must see if you have never see one of these shows before. (800) 960-7469. Located in Surfside Beach (not far).

Pelican's Baseball Game- for a great night out this is alot of fun for little money

Great points of interest to check out during your stay...

Places to Shop

Barefoot Landing- over 100 unique boutiques, including factory shops, 15 waterfront restaurants, and House of Blues, Alabama Theater, Alligator Adventure, and Barefoot Princess Riverboat. Located on Hwy 17 in North Myrtle Beach. (800) 272-2320 (800) 272-2320. www.bflanding.com.

Broadway at the Beach- over 100 shops, 20 restaurants, and 14 attractions including Ripley's Aquarium. Also has movie theaters and 10 nighclubs. Located on Hwy 17 at 21st Ave North in Myrtle Beach. (800-FUN-IN-MB. broadwayatthebeach.com.

Tanger Factory Outlet Shopping 4.7 mi

Other points of interest...

Parks

Myrtle Beach State Park 10 mi
Huntington Beach State Park 20 mi
Brookgreen Gardens 20 mi

Museums

Franklin G. Burroughs, Simeon 9.2 mi
Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum 5.7 mi
Atalaya 20 mi
Kaminski House Museum 40 mi

Movie Theaters

Cinemark at Myrtle Beach
2100 Costal Grand Circle
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
For show information, visit www.cinemark.com

IMAX Discovery Theater
Broadway at the Beach
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
For show information, visit www.imax.com

NIGHT LIFE

Blarney Stones Pub & Cigar Martini Bar
843-626-6644 www.fantasticclubs.com

Crocodile Rocks
843-444-2096 www.fantasticclubs.com

House of Blues
843.272.3000 www.hob.com/

Senor Frogs

Revolutions
843-444-8032 www.fantasticclubs.com

Hard Rock Cafe

Planet Hollywood

2001 Night Club
843-449-9434 www.2001nightclub.com/

Fishing

Captain Brant's Fishing Adventures
910-575-3474 www.oifishingcenter.com/charter_ma...

Hurricane Fleet Fishing Center
843-249-3571 www.hurricanefleet.com

Little River Fishing Fleet
843-249-1100 www.littleriverfleet.com

Shows/Theaters

Carolina Opry
843-913-4000 | 800-843-6779 800-843-6779 www.thecarolinaopry.com

Pirate's Voyage
843-497-9700 www.dixiestampede.com

House of Blues
843-272-3000 www.hob.com

Legends In Concert
843-238-7827 | 800-960-7469 www.legendsinconcertsc.com/

Medieval Times
843-236-4655 www.medievaltimes.com

The Palace Theatre
843-448-0588 | 800-905-4228 www.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com