Attractions in Myrtle Beach for Families, Couples & Groups
Myrtle Beach and the surrounding Grand Strand area are full of fun attractions, dining, shopping and so much more! With a variety of shows and attractions geared towards all ages, there is so much to do in Myrtle Beach. Explore the best attractions in Myrtle Beach for families, couples, and groups below!
TIGERS Myrtle Beach Safari
Are you in for a wild time during your stay here in Myrtle Beach? No, it’s not what you’re thinking … A wildly unforgettable experience is waiting to be discovered at TIGERS Myrtle Beach Safari, a local hidden treasure of global proportions, that’s home to more than 130 wild animals, including 60 tigers. Once you do, it will be life-changing. TIGERS is not a zoo or a drive-thru safari. The animals here on our 50-acre wildlife preserve are center stage in this fully interactive, hands-on Wild Encounters Tour, where you can actually cuddle up to tiger cubs, pet wolf pups, share a laugh with our apes, witness adult tigers running at full speed across the lawn, and feed Bubbles, our African elephant. Plus, this is the only place in the world where you can meet the liger, the world’s largest big cat at more than 900 pounds. It’s a three-hour tour that’s once in a lifetime. Take a walk on the wild side.
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The Big “M” Casino
Are you ready to get your gaming on? Buy a pass on the Big M Casino Cruiseship for maximum fun! Head out of the inlet in Little River into open waters for a chance to win, win, win!
This five hour casino cruise has craps, roulette, blackjack, your favorite slot machines and more! Upon boarding treat yourself to an all you can eat buffet before starting your casino fun!
Hollywood Wax Museum
Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center is one of Myrtle Beach’s newest attractions located across from Broadway at the Beach. You can’t miss it with the Great Ape of Myrtle Beach changing off the side of the building!
It’s three attractions in one location with Hollywood Wax Museum, Outbreak – Dread the Undead, and Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors. Hangout with your favorite hollywood stars in the wax museum, contain the Alpha Strain zombies in Outbreak and rescue Princess Hannah by navigating 288 potential turns in the mirrored maze!
Head out to Broadway at the Beach to experience the best science museum in the state. WonderWorks is home to over 100 exhibits including their Extreme Motion Ride in their 6D Theater, the inversion tunnel, and a laser tag course. With its central location at Broadway, Wonderworks is a great place to visit before hitting the night clubs with your friends.
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Known as the 2nd largest Ferris wheel in the country, the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel is a great place to cap off a romantic night with your significant other. With a peak height of 187 feet, the views from the top are simply breathtaking.
For those who have vacationed in Myrtle Beach for many years, the Pavilion Park is a great place to relive those childhood memories. Bring your friends and hop on several fun theme park rides including a Herschell-Spillman Carousel, a Wave Rider, and a Teacup ride. With a great location at Broadway at the Beach, the Pavilion Park is a great place to spend an afternoon.
Often considered as one of the must see attractions in Myrtle Beach, Ripley’s Aquarium is filled with tons of amazing exhibits. Walk past vicious looking piranhas, enjoy the touch tank that allows you to feel the leathery skin of several different crabs, and lastly enjoy your walk underneath the shark tank as dozens of shark swim above you. Due to its location at Broadway at the Beach, Ripley’s Aquarium is the perfect after dinner entertainment for you and your friends.
Want to add a little culture and sightseeing to your vacation? Brookgreen Gardens is located in Murrells Inlet and is home to numerous sculptures. A ticket will grant you and your friends access to the Lowcountry Zoo where several freshwater alligators, Bald Eagles, and river otters call home.
Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
Home to numerous shops, attractions, and restaurants, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is often considered one of the top boardwalks and promenades in the United States. Enjoy a delicious milkshake with your friends at Peaches Corner, grab a beer at Moe Moons and do some gift shopping at the Gay Dolphin. Or, just stroll down the Boardwalk and enjoy the sound of the ocean.
Aspen Grille serves up all of your favorite traditional, Southern-style cuisine with a modern twist. All of their mouth watering dishes are prepared with local, fresh ingredients and are based on what is currently in season for ultimate freshness. Based on outstanding customer reviews, Aspen Grille has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 5 years in a row. Because of this accomplishment, they have also been inducted into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. Whatever the occasion, Aspen Grill is guaranteed to provide true Southern hospitality paired with delicious cuisine.
Masala Myrtle Beach
Switch it up tonight and dazzle your taste buds at Masala Myrtle Beach, the area's newest Indian restaurant. Masala Myrtle Beach serves a bountiful lunch buffet capturing an array of flavor profiles keeping your taste buds guessing! Masala Myrtle Beach brings out the big guns during their dinner service with a full menu of authentic Indian dishes meant to keep you salivating for more. Love Indian food? Have your next big or small gathering or special occasion catered by Masala Myrtle Beach.
Located at Broadway at the Beach, Senor Frogs features an excellent blend of delicious food and savory drinks. Make sure to try out at least one of their House Drinks then take aim at some delectable tacos or try out their Chimichangas. Finish off your meal with a tempting “Te-Key-Lime Pie” or some “Dessert Nachos.” Senor Frogs also transforms from a casual restaurant into a dance club at night so it’s the perfect place to camp out for a good time.
Home to a multitude of hand-crafted beers, Gordon Biersch doubles as both a brewery and a restaurant. Try out one of their homemade tacos or dive into one of their massive cheeseburgers then wash it all down with one of their house brews. Don’t forget to add a dessert and introduce your taste buds to the Triple Chocolate Brownie.
With two convenient locations in Myrtle Beach, Fuddruckers is home to delicious burgers and milkshakes. Featuring a “Produce Bar,” Fuddruckers allows you to fix your burger just how you want it. Want it topped with nacho cheese or BBQ sauce? You can do that! Wash down your tasty burger with one of their delicious milkshakes as well.
Whether dining at Captain's Quarters at the oceanfront Vista 9 or at our new casual hang out the Loco Gecko or you're hitting the town for a great meal, you're not hard pressed to find great food in Myrtle Beach.
Legends In Concert
Too young to remember Elvis in concert? No worries! Legends in Concert has you covered by showcasing some of the best impersonators in the country. From Justin Timerberlake to Taylor Swift to Michael Jackson, Legends in Concert has a lineup you’re sure to love!
House of Blues
Want to rock out to some of the best bands with some of your friends? Then look no further than the House of Blues, which hosts some of the best acts in Myrtle Beach over the summer. Located just north of Barefoot Landing, House of Blues is a also the place for a great nightcap after an afternoon of lounging on the beach.
"ONE The Show" at Alabama Theatre brings audiences an incredible entertainment experience featuring everything from Country, Gospel, Broadway, Pop and Rock to plenty of hilarious family comedy. The talented entertainers, extravagant costumes and extraordinary scenery will make you feel like you are in New York or Las Vegas – at a fraction of the price! As always, the charm of emcee and featured vocalist Greg Rowles will make audiences feel at home while crowd favorite Grant Turner, one of the funniest comedians in the country, returns as Ricky Mokel with new jokes and antics to entertain and delight everyone. Then, make plans to see their annual "South's Grandest Christmas Show" during the holiday months at this Barefoot Landing theater. You will not be disappointed!
With over 100 shops and restaurants, Barefoot Landing has you and your friends covered for an afternoon of shopping and exquisite dining. After dinner, you can head over to the House of Blues to rock out with your friends or take in a show at the Alabama Theatre.
The Market Common
Designed as an upscale shopping center, Market Common is home to numerous shops, restaurants, and entertainment options. Catch the latest summer blockbuster at the Grand 14 Cinema or grab a delicious dinner at Gordon Biersch’s Brewery Restaurant. If shopping is your thing then head over to Barnes & Noble to find a good book and cup of coffee or stroll into the Lazy Gator for great gifts for your friends or family back home.
Broadway at the Beach
Known as the largest collection of dining and entertainment in Myrtle Beach, Broadway at the Beach has enough attractions to keep you and your friends busy all day. Spend the afternoon walking through Ripley’s Aquarium then grab a delicious dinner and drinks at Margaritaville before hitting the clubs on The Avenue. Challenge your friends and family to games at the Dave & Busters!
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