This East Coast city has something for everyone so wherever you’re looking at vacation houses in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, you’ll be within proximity to your favorite choice of activity. From family entertainment to sporting events and from natural surroundings to theatrical performances, you’ll have no end of fun on your Myrtle Beach vacation.

Enjoy the Outdoors

Hit the beach and relax on the nutmeg-colored sand or swim in the calm waters. While some areas of the main beach are better for playing with your kids, you’ll find other areas offering different activities, such as fishing or jet skiing. Stroll along the oceanfront Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade for impressive views of the beach and Atlantic Ocean. Divided into three parts, benefit from different forms of entertainment along the way. One section features landscaping and dune vegetation, another has shops, cafés and arcades while the third is a seaside park. You’ll find another, less crowded beach at Myrtle Beach State Park. Explore the nature trails and maritime forest, use the equestrian facilities or go surf fishing. Visit the nature center in this 312-acre park to learn about sea turtles and dolphins as well as the wildlife and plants within the park.

Family Fun

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A must when you’re in Myrtle Beach is to take a ride on the SkyWheel on North Ocean Boulevard. Enjoy a 10-minute ride in a gondola on this 187-foot tall Ferris wheel. In the area, you’ll find amusement parks that feature classic rides as well as water attractions. Kids and adults can find some entertainment splashing around in a lazy river, racing on go-karts and enjoying the thrill of a roller coaster ride. Look for nearby rentals if you expect to spend lots of time at these parks.

A Paradise for Sports Enthusiasts

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Baseball fans can’t pass up the opportunity to see the Pelicans at a home game in the Field at Pelicans Ballpark. You can even watch a game from the exclusive man-made beach by the third base line. Be first at the finish line when you race around the go-kart tracks at Broadway Grand Prix. This attraction features seven tracks, one of which is especially for kids, a rock climbing wall, a kids’ zone for young kids, two mini-golf courses that are race-car themed and a skycoaster.

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Golfing enthusiasts love the options available in Myrtle Beach as there are almost 100 championship golf courses. Legends golf course is renowned, and you’ll enjoy playing amid the natural surroundings that include ponds and marshy wetlands.

Take in a Show

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Don’t miss the chance to see a show at The Carolina Opry when staying in one of Myrtle Beach’s vacation homes. The award-winning variety show includes dance, comedy and high-energy music. When vacationing at Christmas, book early to see the Christmas special. Another variety show is found at the Alabama Theatre, comprising gospel, country and rock music as well as comedy. You may be lucky enough to see a special guest performer while you’re there.