Featured amusements, attractions, dining and more in the Myrtle Beach area and near the resort.
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball
Voted a Top 25 Stadium Experience in all of sports for two years running, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans beat venues like Wrigley Field, Bristol Motor Speedway, Cowboys Stadium and more. The Pelicans are the Class A Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Visit TicketReturn.com, Field at Pelicans Ballpark for affordable family fun and watch the stars of tomorrow play today!
85,000 square foot indoor aquarium wonderland with over 10,000 exotic sea creatures comprised of more than 350 individual species. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach at Broadway at the Beach, the family will be in awe exploring the secrets of the deep blue sea. Take a tour of the aquarium by exploring the Rio Amazon exhibits, coming face-to-face with the dangers of the ocean reef, petting stingrays and horseshoe crabs, learning about the systems that run the aquarium and watching our live mermaid and scuba diving shows.
Wild Water & Wheels
Located minutes from Myrtle Beach, Wild Water & Wheels is both a theme park and water park. Wild Water has 24 different water slides on eleven slide towers. For speed and thrills the park offers the Triple Dip, Free Fall Cliff Dive, Serpentine and Side Winder high-speed body slides. The park also offers Wild H20, a four-lane racing mat slide, plus enclosed and open flume single and double rider tube slides. You will also find a wave pool that produces eight different wave types, a lazy river adult lounge pool and kiddie pool. Inner tubes are provided at no additional charge.
The adjacent theme park offers attractions like miniature golf, go-carts, bumper boats and children’s rides. Wild Water & Wheels has a snack bar and facilities for group picnics and birthday parties.
Fun for all ages! Explore the mysteries of science and technology at one of Myrtle Beach's newest attractions at Broadway at the Beach, Wonderworks. Enjoy over 100 hands-on interactive exhibits and games that will amaze and keep you guessing. Enjoy laser tag, zip lining, anti-gravity chamber, xtreme 360 bikes and much more.
Myrtle Beach's only seaside amusement park and oceanfront water park on the Grand Strand. Home to the Swamp Fox Wooden Roller Coaster, which has been a staple of the park for years. Your family will have hours of fun spending the day splashing about at the oceanfront water park and then twisting and turning on over 35 thrilling rides.
A historical gem preserved in time and just minutes from the Grand Strand. Built in 1753 to serve as a Lowcountry rice plantation, Hopsewee Plantation is now a South Carolina National Historical Landmark located near Georgetown, South Carolina. Enjoy guided tours of the plantation house, sign up for sweetgrass basket making classes or enjoy afternoon tea in the charming Tea Room Cottage. Learn the history of the families that called this home for over 40 years before the Revolutionary War.
A 16,000-acre wildlife refuge preserved in time to showcase nature and the days when it served as a rice plantation. Comprised of both historical and modern structures scattered throughout the property, this is a historical persevere that the whole family will enjoy learning about.
Huntington State Park
A small state park and coastal preserve located in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Enjoy large white sandy beaches with few beach-goers, the nature center featuring history displays & live animals, Atalaya Castle and numerous wild bird watching areas.
1931 Brookgreen Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Pawleys Island, SC 29585
A 9,100 acre wildlife preserve and sculpture garden comprised of several themed gardens with American sculptures that trail through various ecosystems in nature reserves on the property. Also includes the Lowcountry Zoo for a foray into the local wildlife.
Battleship North Carolina
Moored in quiet dignity, the majestic Battleship North Carolina rests across the river from downtown Wilmington, beckoning visitors to walk her decks. Envision the daily life and fierce combat her crew faced during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. From all across our nation they came, young men who had grown up in the crucible of the Great Depression and now determined to serve their country in its time of need. These are the men whose stories you will encounter through their oral histories, photographs and mementos as you experience the ship and its exhibits. Step back in time and let history come alive through the crew’s stories. Discover and build your personal connection by steering the ship, starting her engines or even firing the guns. The Battleship North Carolina—It's Your Experience.
The Ripken Experience
3051 Ripken Way Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
The Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach opened its doors in June 2006. The complex consists of 9 fields—4 regulation-sized diamonds and 5 youth diamonds. The fields are designed after historic ballparks from baseball history and include: Griffith Field, Navin Field and The Polo Grounds. At The Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, each baseball field features a popular synthetic playing surface used by professional and collegiate teams worldwide. Consistent play, elimination of rain outs and the reduction of the risk for injuries, are among the many benefits of this synthetic playing surface. It’s not just kids who can get in on the fun. Coaches can make calls from big league dugouts and glance over at the professional scoreboards.
UCP Game Zone
The perfect place for families and children of all ages, including all the adults with a bit of kid left in them. Enjoy our high energy and interactive games, then settle down for some of the best gourmet pizza the beach has to offer.