The coastline at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina goes on for miles, about ten miles actually, and there’s a wide variety of entertainment to enjoy while you’re there. The beautiful beaches, variety of things to do, and selection of Myrtle Beach resort vacations available all add to the area’s ranking as one of America’s most popular beach towns. The area offers options for almost everyone. There’s plenty to do and a lot of pampering to be enjoyed while staying at one of the many Myrtle beach villa rentals or luxury resorts.
Myrtle Beach Golf
With 100 courses in the myrtle beach area to choose from, there is a course and style of play for everyone. From double-booked tee times for those that just want to swing a club and walk around, to PGA tour worthy courses with challenging greens and approaches. Widdling down a list of 100 is definitely a challenge, which we won’t take on this post. However, we do have some recommendations to for booking tee times in advance.
- The Dunes Golf & Beach Club is a 1949 Jones course, considered to be one of the best in the famed architect’s portfolio of courses. Walking this course is a must to enjoy all its beauty in the manicured fairways and greens, and meandering layout of the holes.
- Caledonia Golf & Fish Club is a Mike Strantz design in the South Strand of Myrtle beach offering up some of the best terrain in the region with understated course layout – contrary to many of Strantz’ other designs.
- Tidewater Golf Club might have some of the best waterfront real estate on the Grand Strand of Myrtle with some unique elevation changes throughout the layout. One caveat we’ve encountered is that pace of play is accelerated which makes this a players course and not so much for the “good walk with a little ball” crowd.
- If you’re coming with family, intriguing mini-golf might be the better option. Myrtle Beach Family Golf has your choice of five themed courses. You can go prehistoric with Jurassic Golf, get wild with Jungle Safari Golf or travel through Olde England with Dragon’s Lair Golf. You can also take to the waterways with Captain Hook’s Adventure Golf and Shipwreck Island Golf.
Charleston Adventures day trips leave from Myrtle Beach and take you on a meandering ride through the countryside to see some of Charleston’s historic sights. The tour company provides an air-conditioned tour bus, so you can relax and enjoy the ride to sights like the Palmetto Carriage Works, The Charleston Harbor and the Boone Hall Plantation. Each destination offers a guided tour so you can learn about the area’s history while enjoying the sites.
The Carolina Opry Theater
The Carolina Opry Theater has been described as the number one attraction in Myrtle Beach. The variety-style show changes a few times during the year to showcase all 35 talented performers. Catch an afternoon show before heading out to one of the 1,900 restaurants in Myrtle Beach. Or enjoy your meal first and head to one of the later shows at the Opry.
Cap’n Rod’s Lowcountry Tours
Take a seat on Cap’n Rod’s boat for a tour of the Pee Dee lowcountry. Enjoy the sights, like the lighthouse, rice plantations and moss-covered oak trees. The boat’s canopy protects you from the sun, and the boat’s amenities are thoughtfully planned to keep you comfortable.
Big M Casino
Add to the luxury of your vacation with a cruise on a yacht that’s also a casino. Big M offers your choice of two ships, and you can gamble the night away, enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet, enjoy the provided entertainment or just relax and take in the view. The casino offers a variety of table games and slot machines to accommodate the way you enjoy wagering.