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Things To Do In Myrtle Beach

Welcome to Sea Mist's portal to Myrtle Beach Adventures! Your Myrtle Beach vacation can be complimented with a variety of events, festivals, attractions, amusements and things to do throughout the Grand Strand area.

The Myrtle Beach area offers everything from heritage festivals, arts & crafts festivals, live concerts, comedy shows and amusements the whole family will enjoy! Choose from the listed categories of things to do below to quickly jump to your interests all at a glance. See the Calendar of Events to the LEFT for a schedule of festivals and special activities. Just select you preferred month to view all the events going on in the Grand Strand area. Also, to the LEFT is a great Myrtle Beach Video for you to enjoy!

  • Amusements & Attractions
  • Casino Cruises
  • Comedy Shows
  • Fishing
  • Gardens & Parks
  • Shopping
  • Theaters, Live Entertainment & Dinner Shows
  • Watersports
  • Fireworks
  • Horseback Riding

Amusements & Attractions

  • Carolina Safari Jeep Tour : Come with us on a remarkable, ecotourism adventure which has it all: history, nature, ecology, wildlife and ghost lore all on one trip. 1.3 miles South of Sea Mist
  • Children's Museum of South Carolina : Come "Touch, Explore, and Play..." while learning about your world through the interactive exhibits and programs. 3 miles North of Sea Mist
  • Family Kingdom Amusement Park : Family Kingdom features more than 30 rides including a thrilling wooden roller coaster. We're ready to crank up the fun for you and your family without breaking the bank. 0.7 miles North of Sea Mist
  • Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course :

    A Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course is an outdoor experience that provides participants 2-3 hours of outdoor fun and exercise. The course allows participants to explore the park from an otherwise unobtainable vantage point while navigating through the treetops using zip lines, obstacles and tarzan swings. 20.1 miles North of Sea Mist

    Are you the chosen one? Find out at Hannah's Maze of Mirrors where a mirror maze adventure awaits. Family fun is the name of the game as you work your way through the mirrored corridors to rescue Princess Hannah of Savannah. 4 miles North of Sea Mist

  • Hollywood Wax Museum : Hollywood Wax Museum is home of the Great Ape of Myrtle Beach, the building is a beacon of fun and tribute to the U.S. film industry and the artists who have become part of American pop culture. Once inside, you'll get to pose for photos with your favorite Hollywood stars. From Brad Pitt to Bradley Cooper, Robert Downey Jr. to Julia Roberts, and Johnny Cash to Johnny Depp, you'll step into the spotlight with Hollywood luminaries while learning about their pet peeves and accomplishments. 4 miles North of Sea Mist
  • Myrtle Beach Pelicans : The Pelicans made their debut in 1999 and the victories began to mount. The newest team in the historic Carolina League burst onto the scene and made an immediate impact by storming through their inaugural season. 3.5 miles North of Sea Mist
  • OceanFront Helicopters : OceanFront Helicopters (formerly Huffman Helicopters) is the go-to company for helicopter rides in Myrtle Beach, and every one of our tours take you along the coast for gorgeous views of beautiful, sunny beaches. 1.6 miles South of Sea Mist
  • Radical Ropes Adventure Park : Radical Ropes Adventure Park offers adrenalin-pumping action above and beyond anything else on the beach. Imagine soaring through the treetops of a five-acre forest - while experiencing breathtaking views of the ocean. Radical Ropes takes awesome to the extreme…naturally! 0.7 miles South of Sea Mist
  • Ripley's Aquarium Leisurely travel on a moving 340-foot long glidepath, as you wind your way through the acrylic tunnel and come face to face with snappers, tarpons, grunts, squirrelfish, a green sea turtle, giant stingrays, sawfish and…very large SHARKS! 4.6 miles North of Sea Mist
  • Splashes Oceanfront Waterpark : Splashes Oceanfront Waterpark at Family Kingdom -Splash your way through the "coolest" fun at the beach! Family Kingdom Water Park has wet and wild water flumes, exhilarating speed slides, intermediate speed slides and a spacious 425' long lazy river with waterfalls. 0.6 miles North of Sea Mist
  • SkyWheel : Take a SkyWheel flight. Ride in air-conditioned gondolas at 200 feet above sea level! Situated as a centerpiece of the 1.2 mile-long Oceanfront Boardwalk and Promenade, the SkyWheel is surrounded by some tasty eats, great shopping and the pristine sands of the Atlantic. 2.1 miles North of Sea Mist
  • Waccatee Zoo : Located within 500 acres of private, carefully preserved, wooded property. Along winding trails, beneath shady trees you'll find over 100 species of animals, all treated like family. 11.7 miles South of Sea Mist
  • WonderWorks : When you enter the building, everything will be upside-down, so in order to participate in the fun, you must be inverted. Family fun awaits with more than 100 interactive, hands on exhibits. At WonderWorks, the unexplainable will come to life and the unusual will be the norm. 4.0 miles North of Sea Mist

Casino Cruises

  • Big "M" Casino : The Big "M" Casino - Step aboard South Carolina's newest & most luxurious Gambling Cruise. Enjoy Las Vegas Style Gaming including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Let It Ride, 3 Card Poker & the newest and loosest slots; They pay out MORE JACKPOTS than any other casino in South Carolina, Plus, they have the most "Pot O' Gold" machines in South Carolina! All cruises have a Superb Buffet (all-you-can-eat). 26.1 miles North of Sea Mist

Comedy Shows

  • Carolina Comedy Club : Carolina Comedy Club brings you the biggest names in comedy as seen on The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, HBO, and Showtime. Plus the biggest stars like, The Comedians of Chelsea Lately, Pauly Shore, Ralphie May, Tommy Davidson, Gallagher, and many more! You’re at the beach to have fun, so what are you waiting for? Come laugh the night away at Carolina Comedy Club! 4.2 miles North of Sea Mist
  • Comedy Cabana : Comedy Cabana is Myrtle Beach’s Only 5 Star Comedy Club for 19 years and running featuring three new professional comics weekly, including names such as Lewis Black, Bob Nelson, Josh Blue, Tim Wilson, Jimmy “JJ” Walker, Jon Reep and many more. Only the best of the best have performed on our stage and they just keep coming! 9.4 miles North of Sea Mist


  • Voyager Fishing Charters : Voyager Fishing Charters offer the largest and most comfortable party fishing boats in the Carolinas! Special fishing rates year round with 1/2 day, 1 day and 24 hour trips. And don't miss a Dolphin adventure cruise of a lifetime. 21.4 miles North of Sea Mist
  • Marlin Quay Marina : Marlin Quay Marina is the only full-service marina in Murrells Inlet. Ready to catch the big one? Their experienced captains and anglers are ready to help! They offer the absolute best charter fishing in Myrtle Beach-- you’ll have the opportunity to catch a variety of offshore fish including sharks, barracuda, sea bass, tuna, marlin, and much more. 12.1 miles South of Sea Mist

Gardens & Parks

  • Brookgreen Gardens : If South Carolina culture is what you are looking for, this is the place to visit. History, sculptures, gardens and a zoo, Brookgreen Gardens has it all. 18.8 miles South of Sea Mist
  • Myrtle Beach State Park : A wide, open beach, fishing pier full of anglers and stories, campgrounds in the oceanfront woods, all in the middle of it all in Myrtle Beach. 3.8 miles South of Sea Mist
  • Warbird Park : This park pays tribute to the men and women of the United States Air Force who lived in the Myrtle Beach area for almost 40 years (1954-1993) while serving their country. Included here are several military aircraft on display, plus a viewing area for the runway which now serves as a civilian airport. 2.3 miles South of Sea Mist

Horseback Riding

  • Horseback Riding of Myrtle Beach : Are you looking for a family friendly, fun way to explore Myrtle Beach? Why not explore it on horseback? March-October ride on country trail. Beginning November 16 through the month of February in Myrtle Beach State Park ride on the beach. Rides available most days;weather permitting;with the exception of Holidays and every other Sunday.
  • Wampee Stables : See another side of the Grand Strand on nature trails while visiting our pristine beaches. Moments from all major highways but away from the traffic & confusion.


  • Barefoot Landing : Located along the Intracoastal Waterway in North Myrtle Beach, Barefoot Landing naturally combines beauty and nature with the fun and excitement of shopping, dining, and entertainment. 21.8 miles North of Sea Mist
  • Broadway At The Beach : Only 10 minutes from Sea Mist! South Carolina's favorite travel destination and the largest entertainment venue of its kind in the state features unique specialty shops, exceptional dining, award-winning attractions, fabulous nightlife and relaxing accommodations, all surrounding the magnificent Lake Broadway. 4.0 miles North of Sea Mist
  • Coastal Grand Mall : Only 8 minutes from Sea Mist! Offering more than 100 stores like, Ulta, Dick's Sporting Goods, Caché, Bed Bath & Beyond, Old Navy, Jos A. Banks, Yankee Candle and Books-A-Million. Enjoy dining at the Texas Roadhouse or Abuelo's or take in a movie at Cinemark 14 Theater. 2.6 miles South of Sea Mist
  • The Hammock Shops Village : The Hammock Shops Village in Pawleys. As you stroll along timeworn brick paths beneath towering oaks, everything says Carolina Lowcountry in the most tasteful and alluring ways. More than 20 one-of-a-kind shops offer everything from fashionable clothing and shoes to handcrafted collectibles and jewelry. 21.0 miles South of Sea Mist
  • The Market Common : The Market Common offers a unique lifestyle experience for all visitors with a true urban village community. Moreover, the abundance of national and local retail stores to the fine restaurants, The Market Common is a place you will be delighted to visit. 3.3 miles South of Sea Mist
  • Tanger Outlets : What could be more fun than spending the day with family and friends bargain hunting at Tanger! Tanger Outlets feature more than 2,200 outlet stores which are owned and operated by the most popular, brand name manufacturers. Buying direct from the manufacturer at Tanger means you'll always save more.
    Two Locations :

    501 - 7.3 miles Northwest of Sea Mist

    17N - 15.2 miles North of Sea Mist

Theaters, Live Entertainment, & Dinner Shows

  • Alabama Theatre : Alabama Theatre introduces ONE The Show delivering America's best music, dance and comedy. In November and December, The South's Grandest Christmas Show brings the joy of the Holiday Season to the stage. And when the all-star cast of the theatre takes a night off, Guest Artist Concerts showcase the biggest names in Country, Motown, Pop and Comedy. 17.1 miles North of Sea Mist
  • The Carolina Opry : World class live variety show featuring two hours of high-energy music, comedy and dance in a luxurious theater complete with state-of-the-art lighting, sound and special effects. 9.4 miles North of Sea Mist
  • Legends In Concert : Live tribute shows known for their elaborate theatrical sets, magnificent costumes and full array of incredible special effects and an outstanding cast of accomplished celebrity look-alike performers. 4.9 miles North of Sea Mist
  • Medieval Times : Inside the stone walls of our 11th century-style castle, Medieval Spain comes to life as six knights, donning authentic armor, clash in a jousting tournament for the title of King's Champion. 4.7 miles Northwest of Sea Mist
  • Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show : Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show invites ye to join Captain Blackbeard and his quartermaster Calico Jack as they lead the Crimson and Sapphire crews in an epic battle for lost treasure On Water
  • On Land, on deck, in water and high above full-sized pirate ships in a 15 foot deep indoor hideaway lagoon! 9.1 miles North of Sea Mist


  • Crazy Sister Marina (Captain Dick's) : Crazy Sister Marina (Captain Dick's) is the only on the water location where you can do more in one day than anywhere else in Myrtle Beach and Murrells Inlet. If you seek family fun and water sports, Dick's has it all. You can rent jet skis and pontoon boats, as well as fishing boats. Captain Dick's also has many charter fishing options and group fishing adventures. 11.7 miles South of Sea Mist
  • Downwind Sails : Since 1981, vacationers and locals have relied on Downwind Sails for the lowest prices for their adventurous activities on the water. Located on oceanfront Myrtle Beach, Downwind Sails has everything to offer to make your vacation a memorable one including Parasailing, Banana Boat Rides, Jet Ski Rentals and Ocean Kayaks. 2.1 miles South of Sea Mist
  • Kokopelli Surf Camp : To feel free and have fun with friends and family is the true definition of surfing! Surfing is a way of connecting to nature, promoting a healthy life-style and well-being; physically, mentally and spiritually all while having fun in the sun and cooling off in the ocean waves. Kokopelli Surf Camp offers surf lessons and paddle boarding tours throughout the Grand Strand area. Good vibes spread like wild fire! 4.0 miles North of Sea Mist

Myrtle Beach Area Firework Shows 2019

  • Crazy Sister Marina (Captain Dick's) : No Fireworks at the beach but THAT’S OKAY! Did you know the City of Myrtle Beach does not allow any person to have or shoot off fireworks within the city limits… not even on the beach? Fortunately, however, there are approved Firework shows available nearby for us all to enjoy absolutely FREE!