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Explore All The Exciting North Myrtle Beach Activities and Attractions Right Near Our Resort

Myrtle Beach is a hotbed of activity year-round. From dinner shows to theme parks, premier golf courses, water and sports attractions, you'll find everything you're looking for, just beyond our doors. Embark on a day of shopping, exploring fine arts and music, or head out to the area's best night spots.

The list of area-wide attractions and activities in Myrtle Beach surrounding Towers at North Myrtle Beach is long and varied with sights and sounds that serve the needs and wants of any vacationer.

For more tips on what to see during your stay in Myrtle Beach, browse our helpful links below.

  • January - Restaurant Week gives visitors an opportunity to sample fare from the best local eateries.
  • February - The Conway Chocolate Walk features the divine combination of chocolate and shopping with decadent treats distributed by over 25 shops and restaurants in downtown Conway.
  • March - Spring break is better at the annual Canadian-American Days held in Myrtle Beach each March. The event features concerts, games, sporting events and plenty of golf.
  • April - Art lovers will enjoy a trip to the annual Art in the Park, held one weekend each April and sponsored by the Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild.
  • May - Seafood and great music take center stage each May at the Blue Crab Festival held along the Little River waterfront.
  • June through August - As summer settles in, vacationers can enjoy free Christian music concerts each Sunday at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk with Sunday Celebrations.
  • September - Another weekend full of extra fun in Myrtle Beach comes with the Beach, Boogie, and Barbecue Festival over Labor Day weekend. Fill up on delicious barbecue, browse arts and crafts, listen to live bands, and enjoy unique entertainment all weekend long.
  • September - Arts, crafts and delicious foods are available at festivals throughout Myrtle Beach the last week in September. Enjoy the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival, the Irish Italian Festival and St. John’s Greek Festival.
  • October - The kids will enjoy art, music and food while Mom and Dad enjoy the entertainment along with a little wine tasting at the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art the first two weeks of October.
  • November - Get into the holiday spirit early with the holiday-shopper’s delightful Snowball Drop on the second Saturday in November in downtown Conway. Catch as many "snowballs” as you can to win discounts and giveaways from local businesses.
  • December - Guests can enjoy the Carolina Opry’s unparalleled Christmas special as well as other holiday events throughout the Myrtle Beach area.

See what Myrtle Beach life was like in the 1700’s at the Kaminski House Museum, join the after-dark "ghost walk” at Atalaya Castle or explore the dunes, forests, trails and wildlife habitats of Myrtle Beach State Park.

 

Atalaya

Brookgreen Gardens 

Franklin G. Burroughs, Simeon B. Chapin Museum 

Huntington Beach State Park 

Kaminski House Museum 

Myrtle Beach State Park 

Ripley's Odditorium

Heritage Shores Nature Preserve

Jutting 985 feet into the Atlantic Ocean, the historic Cherry Grove Pier is a wonderful place to spend hours fishing, relaxing at the tiki bar, enjoying live entertainment or watching the renowned July Fourth fireworks over Myrtle Beach.

 

 

Cherry Grove Pier

Search for Myrtle Beach souvenirs and trinkets at Barefoot Landing or hunt for big name bargains at the Tanger Outlets on King’s Road.

 

Barefoot Landing 

Broadway at the Beach 

Coastal Grand Mall 

Myrtle Beach Mall 

Tanger Outlet Factory Mall

 

Myrtle Beach BoardwalkMYRTLE BEACH BOARDWALK

The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is the tourist heart of the city. Stretching down 1.2 miles of beautiful shoreline, it has been ranked by Travel and Leisure Magazine as the second best boardwalk in the country. It is home to weekly family-friendly attractions such as carnivals, music shows, live performances and more. You can go shopping down the middle section, catch a bite to eat and take in the local flair. Down the Southern Promenade, an oceanfront park affords travelers the chance to sit, have lunch and enjoy the view.

 



Carolina Opry in Myrtle BeachCAROLINA OPRY

Depending on the ages and inclinations of your family members, either of these dinner theater-style shows may be appropriate and fun for the whole family. The Carolina Opry is a world-famous musical variety show with comedy acts, musical performances and dance numbers in styles ranging from country, to rock n' roll, to bluegrass and more. 



Pirates VoyagePirates Voyage - Dinner & Show

Pirates Voyage is the most fun place to eat! See their amazing aerial acrobatic acts. Be amazed matey, as me pirates battle each other on deck, in water and in the sky above me full sized pirate ships in a 15-foot deep indoor hideaway lagoon! Landlubbers, be ye prepared for spectacular acrobatic competitions, live animals, beautiful mermaids and more. Join me crew for a delicious four course pirate feast! A Dolly Parton Company.

 

 



MYRTLE WAVES AND FAMILY KINGDOM

MYRTLE WAVES AND FAMILY KINGDOM

Both Myrtle Waves and Family Kingdom have received national accolades. Myrtle Waves is one of the largest water parks on the East Coast, with dozens of rides and attractions, cabana rentals, shopping and family-friendly dining. Family Kingdom was listed in the top five U.S. amusement parks by a 2007 TripAdvisor survey. Admission is free, although each ride requires a separate small payment. Entertainers such as stilt walkers, magicians, clowns, balloon sculptors, jugglers and face painters roam the park and perform for free.

SOAR + EXPLORESOAR + EXPLORE

This place is a favorite among families who love the outdoors. Soar + Explore has prepared a number of adventures for visitors, including themed rope courses and zip lines set 50 feet above ground.

WONDERWORKSWONDERWORKS

This indoor entertainment park is considered a major attraction in the area where vacationers can take in over 100 exhibits, including a virtual roller coaster and hurricane-force winds. Visit WonderWorks if you need a break from the sun or if you are looking for some family-friendly nightly entertainment. 

 

Alabama Theatre

The Alabama Theatre celebrates its 23rd year with its new production of ONE The Show. It was voted as the #1 live Entertainment Theatre by Myrtle Beach visitors and locals, and nominated for CMA Venue of the Year. The Alabama Theatre introduces ONE The Show. ONE combines extraordinary talent, icon production numbers, and extravagant costuming with it songs from many exciting musical genres into production. Critics are calling it "Simply the best." The show has delivered another mega hit. IT brings audiences an incredible entertainment experience featuring everthing from country, gospel, boradway, pop, and rock to plenty of hilarious family comedy.  For More information, pleaseClick Here or call 1-800-342-2262. 




Legend's In ConcertLegend's In Concert

Legend's in Concert's state-of-the-art theater is located conveniently in the heart of Myrtle Beach at Broadway at the Beach. Visitors not only get to experience the World's Grlatest Live Tribute Show but can also indulge in the bountiful and wide selection of shopping, attractions, and dining choices located right next door to the theater. Each season features a new lineup of tributes to today and yesterday's greatest musical legends; all backed by a hot live band and electrifying dancers. For More information, pleaseClick Here or call 843-238-7827.

Whether you are looking for a place to climb on a treadmill, pump some iron, shoot some hoops or just relax and take in a ballgame - Myrtle Beach has loads of activities tailor-made for fitness and sports-minded guests. 

Myrtle Beach is an ideal getaway for fishing enthusiasts because highly priced and rare catches are often caught here. You can join the Grand Strand Fishing Rodeo held yearly from April to October and get a chance to take home some cash prizes while having the time of your life. You’ll be casting your line for some of the largest grouper, snapper, mahi-mahi, and king fish in the Atlantic Ocean!



The Little River Fishing Fleet invites you to join us on any of our 1/2 day, 3/4 day, full day, inshore, offshore, deep sea, and gulf stream fishing adventures! When it comes to Myrtle Beach Fishing, we've been the area leader since 1985. Depending on the charter, you could catch black sea bass, flounder, king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, dolphin, wahoo, grouper, vermillion snapper, shark, grey snapper and many other types of fish! Rod, reel, bait and fishing license included with every trip. For additional Summer Family Fun, join us for an afternoon Dolphin Cruise. Call us for details, or to reserve your spot. 843-361-3323

Myrtle Beach natives take boating and sailing very seriously, and as a guest, you’ll find world-class boat tours and sailing from Little River all the way down our beautiful coast line. Whether you’re testing your luck on a Casino cruise, renting a catamaran, power boat, or even a small fishing boat, our town is perfect for your next boating excursion. Discover dolphin pods, sea turtles, the high dunes of Bird Island, and the great sun rises and sunsets of Myrtle Beach.

Book your next boating adventure with one of these vendors:


Wild Thang Watersports - Our jet boats give passengers a thrill ride through the Intracoastal Waterway. Perfect for hot summer days - this high-speed "roller coaster" on the water makes for a fun, wet ride!

Kayak rentals are available with Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions. Rent a kayak for a few hours or the whole day and take you and your family or friends on an adventure. We also offer paddleboard rentals and guided kayak tours. We offer guided kayak tours to the following areas in the Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach area of the Grand Strand of South Carolina:

  • Waites Island
  • Waccamaw River
  • Cherry Grove Marsh

So what are you waiting for? Start your adventure with Great Escapes Kayaking Expeditions - visit our website or call 1-800-979-3370 to book your reservations!