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Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Down by the beach a block off the Boardwalk, this is a great diversion for the whole family.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“I am not a seafood fan but our friends enjoyed this buffet. The staff was friendly and they have options for non seafood eaters. They also offer discounts in the coupon books and before 4pm seating, in season”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The food is pretty good but the views are amazing. Not to mention they offer an upstairs patio area with outdoor games plus a bar. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Place to Race for All Ages, seven go-kart tracks including the Pro Track, High Bank Oval, Slick Track, Family Track, Kids Track, Jr. Racer and Speed Racer”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best fresh seafood in town. Don't go to the big seafood buffets... go here instead for food that was JUST MADE for your order, not pulled out of the freezer and set in a giant steam tray for the less-discriminating.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“187-foot-tall Ferris wheel offers the best views of the beach and boardwalk areas.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Arcade
“This is a fun one for the kids. There's also a MIRROR MAZE & a 4D ZOMBIE theater. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Attractions with 100+ hands-on science exhibits plus laser tag, a ropes course & a 6D motion ride. Easly spent a few hours, tons of hands-on science experiments, a hurricane simulator you can stand in, video game simulators, multiple rides that include simulating a NASA trainer, some thing that you ride on that goes upside down, a VR simulator you sit in, a 4D theater, a ropes course, optical illusions”
  • 13 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Beautiful trees, shady glades, as you approach the dunes and white sand beach. Camping, small convenience store, amenities. Pavilions with grills. Entrance fee.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Brazilian Restaurant
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“Upscale Brazilian steakhouse offering meats carved tableside, an extensive salad bar & cocktails. $$$”
  • 14 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“There are 6 or 7 River City Cafe's all around Myrtle Beach. Great place for a burger and fries. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Theater
“Live concerts paying tribute to musical icons of today and yesterday. Wide collection of musical tribute artists who resemble and sing like the original artists while being backed by a live band and dancers.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Nature
“In season high ropes obstacle course. They offer zipline course, kids courses, wall climbing and aerial adventures. kids course is designed for ages 4-10. A great way to spend some time expending some energy. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Just..... wow. Walking distance (it's in Barefoot Landing) and absolutely delicious with a nice atmosphere! Try the blueberry mojitos and the Bloody Mary Bar! ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Hip, nautical set-up for local seafood paired with wine & spirits plus happy hour & Sunday brunch.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cafe
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“This bar that serves food is right on the beach. So, it is a great warm weather spot to watch the sunset and more. ”
  • 9 locals recommend