99 Things To Do Around The Grand Strand


While it’s been warm and sunny along the Grand Strand for weeks, the 1st Official Day of Summer is here! Although there’s never really a bad time to enjoy life at the beach, the beginning of summer signifies something more. It marks the beginning of long days spent soaking up the sun, digging in the sand, and splashing in the waves. Whether you are looking to just vacation in Myrtle Beach, are seeking to more permanently relocate here or even if you already live here, our annual list of 99 Things To Do Around Myrtle Beach is the guide to get you started having fun no matter what season it is!



  1. Take a walk down the 2nd Avenue Pier, the longest pier in Myrtle Beach
  2. Tour Twelve 33 Distillery in Little River
  3. See our city like never before on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel offering soaring, panoramic views of our coastline
  4. You must go miniature golfing! The Grand Strand has more more miniature golf courses per square mile than anywhere else on earth! It’s safe to say we are the miniature golf capital of the world.
  5. Explore the unique area of Hog Inlet near Cherry Grove
  6. Rent a jet ski to see dolphins
  7. Try some of the 40 flavors of ice cream at Kirk’s Ice Cream Parlor in Myrtle Beach
  8. Go Zip-lining in the heart of downtown Myrtle Beach
  9. Have dinner on the marshwalk and see the beloved goats that inhabit “Goat Island”
  10. Go to the nostalgic Boardwalk Arcade in Myrtle Beach
  11. Visit the Art Museum of Myrtle Beach and explore their current exhibits
  12. Thompson Farm at Brickyard Plantation: Drive-in Movie Summer Series 2020 at the farm
  13. Go to a concert at House Of Blues
  14. Enjoy live, local music and entertainment during events at Marina Park
  15. Check out the Annual Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival
  16. Explore WonderWorks, an amusement park combining education & entertainment
  17. Take a Plantation River Tour in Murrells Inlet
  18. Visit Hobcaw Barony Plantation Research Reserve in Georgetown
  19. Visit the Pier at Garden City Beach
  20. Pick up fresh groceries from a local Farmers Market
  21. Shuck all-you-can-eat oysters at the annual Surfrider Oyster Roast
  22. Visit Brookgreen Gardens' current exhibit until September 12: Bruce Monro - Southern Light 
  23. Satisfy your sweet tooth at Peace Love & Little Donuts or the all-new Duck Donuts in Myrtle Beach
  24. Dine & admire works of art from artists all over the country at Collector’s Cafe
  25. Escape (or try to) from the Riddles Escape Room
  26. Catch incredible sunsets over cocktails and conversation at Anchor Cafe
  27. Listen to music outdoors during summertime at the annual Concert On The Green
  28. Bring the kids to Savannah’s Playground in Market Common
  29. See a show at the Carolina Opry Theatre
  30. Attend Downtown Pawleys Live to shop local vendors while listening to live music
  31. Test your luck on the Big “M” Casino Cruise
  32. Visit the Atalaya Castle at Huntington Beach State Park
  33. Enjoy a little retail therapy at Pawleys Island Hammock Shops
  34. Tour Thompson Farm & Nursery and get up close and personal with their farm animals
  35. Visit Ripley’s Aquarium to see thousands of sea animals up-close
  36. Golf one of our award winning courses with more than 90 to choose from
  37. Learn the unique art of glass blowing at Conway Glass
  38. See classic and antique car at Wheels of Yesteryear Museum
  39. Take a stroll and enjoy the local wildlife of the wetlands at the Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens
  40. Challenge yourself at the Go Ape Treetop Adventure course
  41. See the Wooden Boat Show in Georgetown
  42. Spend a summer day at Myrtle Waves, South Carolina’s largest water park
  43. Tour the Coastal Carolina University campus
  44. Put your physical fitness to the test at the Carolina Forest Bike & Run Park
  45. Try fresh and local seafood at the restaurants of Murrells Inlet Marshwalk
  46. Visit the historic southern rice plantation of Hopsewee Plantation
  47. Hangout at 810 in Myrtle Beach or North Myrtle Beach for bowling, arcade fun, food & drinks
  48. Go camping at Myrtle Beach State Park
  49. Check out Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, it’s the strangest place at the beach!
  50. Visit Duplin Winery in North Myrtle Beach for a wine tasting
  51. Release some tension with axe throwing at Jack Axe Throwing in Myrtle Beach
  52. Spend a weekend with country music's hottest artists at Carolina Country Music Festival
  53. Go on a fishing trip in and around the Lowcountry area of Georgetown
  54. Ride a horse on the beach with Inlet Point Plantation Stables
  55. Tour the Hopesewee Plantation in Georgetown
  56. Have dinner at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville
  57. Take surfing lessons, paddleboard, or kayak at multiple locations along the Grand Strand
  58. If that’s not exciting enough, try Myrtle Beach SUP Yoga… Yoga on a paddleboard!
  59. Make plans to laugh at Comedy Cabana, our areas oldest comedy club
  60. Catch a NASCAR racing experience at the Myrtle Beach Speedway
  61. Visit the Kaminski House Museum built in 1769
  62. Go to Sweeties in Georgetown for their infamous pralines
  63. Catch some fish off the Apache pier, the longest wooden fishing pier on the East coast
  64. Learn how to make pottery at Lineta Pritchard Pottery Studio
  65. Visit the Rice Museum in Georgetown
  66. Plan a day trip to the historic city of Charleston
  67. Hike on the East Coast Greenway, the country’s longest connected walking & biking route from Maine to Florida
  68. See the Long Bay Symphony
  69. Walk along the Waccamaw River at Conway's Riverwalk
  70. Shop boutiques and more at Barefoot Landing
  71. Learn about space and astronomy at the Ingram Planetarium
  72. See the dueling pianos at Crocodile Rocks
  73. Ride a roller coaster at Family Kingdom Amusement Park
  74. Attend the annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
  75. Visit the Hollywood Wax Museum
  76. Plan a day trip to Wilmington
  77. Take a helicopter tour over the heart of Myrtle Beach’s city
  78. Parasail over the Atlantic Ocean
  79. Take your best camera to Brookgreen Gardens sculpture garden and wildlife preserve
  80. Test your swing at Top Golf while dining, drinking, and relaxing on the rooftop terrace
  81. Go to a Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball game
  82. Watch a Broadway play at Theatre of the Republic
  83. Take a walk on Myrtle Beach’s famous oceanfront boardwalk
  84. Stop by the Warbird Park to see several old fighter aircrafts
  85. Go to the Dragon Boat Race in Myrtle Beach
  86. Check out a live band while enjoying some locally brewed beer at the Boathouse on the Waterway
  87. Water sports enthusiasts will love the Shark Wake Park offering wakeboarding and an inflatable floating aqua park
  88. Go to a show at the Alabama Theatre
  89. Kids AND adults will enjoy JumpJam Jungle Floats of the Grand Strand the ultimate floating waterpark located on the Intracoastal Waterway and The Murrells Inlet Marshwalk
  90. Fine dining has never been so spooky at the haunted Brentwood Restaurant & Wine bistro
  91. Travel offshore on the New Inlet Princess for a deep sea fishing adventure
  92. Take a biking adventure on the Waccamaw Neck Bikeway on the south end
  93. Learn how the official state dance of South Carolina - The Shag!
  94. Quietly admire the local sea turtles during nesting season (remember, no lights)
  95. Go to the Little River Shrimp Festival
  96. Browse boutiques and sit down for a meal at Market common, a shopping & dining mecca
  97. Spend time exploring the historic waterfront district of Georgetown
  98. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and watch Movies Under The Stars at Market Common
  99. Grab some cocktails at the Pier View Open Air Bar

And The List Goes On...

As you can see, with so many awarded restaurants, attractions, historical interests and a thriving cultural scene, the Myrtle Beach area is certainly a city on the move!

Looking for more? Be sure to check out our Tides Magazine for more info on local events, businesses and communities and let it be your relocation resource guide to the Grand Strand's coastal culture, things-to-do, food to try and more!

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