North Myrtle Beach Area Attractions & Family Attractions
Camelot by the Sea places guests in the heart of downtown Myrtle Beach, easily accessible to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and some of the area's most popular attractions, restaurants, events and more. Check out some of the best places to eat, play and shop below!
Bummz Beach Cafe
Located directly next door to Camelot by the Sea sits Bummz Beach Cafe, a Myrtle Beach mainstay for oceanfront food, drinks and entertainment. Featuring an outdoor patio bar, the good times are always rolling at Bummz. You can expect yummy seafood options like crab cakes, flounder, shrimp and much more when you visit. Bummz also serves burgers, soup, salads and more.
Located on the popular Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Riptydz Oceanfront Grille & Rooftop Bar serves up mouth-watering meals with a gorgeous oceanfront view. Part restaurant and part beach fare bar, Riptydz offers a unique experience to its visitors with a plethora of fresh seafood, prime steaks, local favorites, nightly music and a plethora of TVs to watch the big game.
Gordo's Tacos & Tequila
Enjoy authentic Mexican dishes with international flair at Gordo’s Tacos & Tequila. Located near the popular Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Gordo’s features mouth-watering tacos, fajitas, burritos, and skillets, including daily specials including a Mexican buffet every Sunday. And don’t forget the drink specials, including margaritas, draft beer and more!
Serving oceanfront Myrtle Beach for over 75 years is Peaches Corner, a true Myrtle Beach landmark. Including American favorites like hamburgers and hot dogs, this great beachfront eatery also serves breakfast, sandwiches, and many more appetizing options. If you’re hungry for great oceanfront food, just look for the giant peach!
Oceanfront Bar & Grill
Since 1948, Ocean Front Bar & Grill has served Myrtle Beach’s oceanfront community with savory food and refreshing drinks. From mouth-watering burgers to seafood and hot dogs, Ocean Front Bar & Grill has something for everyone to enjoy, and best of all, you can enjoy your meal with a wonderful oceanfront view!
Johnny D's Waffles and Bakery
Serving up an expansive menu of breakfast and lunch options, Johnny D’s Waffles and Bakery is a popular spot for locals and visitors. The folks at Johnny D’s have revolutionized southern classics using local, fresh ingredients and a chef-driven menu, including Homemade Belgian Waffles, Skillets, and Pancakes. And don’t forget their fresh and delicious selection of desserts and breads, baked daily in-house.
Sea Captain's House
Continuously voted as a Best of the Beach destination, Sea Captain’s House is as much as a historical Myrtle Beach restaurant venue as it is a fresh seafood haven. For over 50 years, this former oceanfront cottage has provided locals and visitors delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner options, while providing guests with a beautiful oceanfront view of the Atlantic Ocean.
Ultimate California Pizza Zone
Ultimate California Pizza is where it’s at for good vibes and delicious food. With over 25 specialty pizza options, including the Freakin’ Vegan, Big Sur, and Golden Hawaiian, this Pacific coast themed pizza parlor also serves stacked sandwiches and paninis, appetizers, and salads. With six locations across the Grand Strand (including the UCP Gamezone), you won’t need to go far to enjoy a slice!
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Glide 200 feet above Ocean Boulevard and Myrtle Beach’s downtown attractions when you board the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, the largest Ferris wheel east of the Mississippi River. When you take a ride on this towering attraction, you’ll get a unique view of Myrtle Beach and the beautiful oceanfront. Open both day and night, this ride is a can’t miss when visiting the beach.
If you’re looking for Myrtle Beach family activities, Ripley’s Aquarium is an unforgettable experience. Ripley’s Aquarium is at Broadway at the Beach. Dive with sharks, touch a stingray, go behind-the-scenes, take a journey through the underwater tunnel and much more when you visit this family-fun attraction. Ripley’s features nine exhibits with colorful fish, amphibians, sharks, turtles and so much more!
Family Kingdom Amusement Park
Take a dive on the Swamp Fox wooden roller coaster, or free-fall over 100 feet on the Slingshot Drop Zone at Family Kingdom Amusement Park, Myrtle Beach’s only oceanfront amusement park. With over 38 exciting rides, Family Kingdom offers plenty of family-fun activities for everyone.
Second Avenue Pier
Second Avenue Pier is a popular Myrtle Beach area attraction and features beautiful views, delicious dining options and fishing opportunities for everyone. Located on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, 2nd Avenue Pier has been a Myrtle Beach staple for over 70 years. The pier includes a bait and tackle shop, offering frozen bait and fishing rod rentals. 2nd Avenue Pier also features Pier View, an open-air bar, and the Pier House Restaurant.
Let your imagination run wild as you explore this “edu-tainment” center featuring over 100 hands-on exhibits that combine entertainment and education. With exhibits on Natural Disasters, Space Discovery and an Imagination Lab, among many others. You can also climb and soar on the outdoor Zipline & Ropes Course, with a zipline that rises 50 feet above the water.
Hollywood Wax Museum
Take a picture with your favorite celebrity or rockstar at the Hollywood Wax Museum in Myrtle Beach. Located next to Broadway Grand Prix, you can stand face-to-face with life-like figures of stars like Johnny Cash, Robert Downey Jr., and Julia Roberts. And after you visit your favorite stars, escape a zombie apocalypse in Outbreak or search your way through hundreds of mirrors at Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors, both located at Hollywood Wax Museum.
Coastal Grand Mall
Score big with the latest deals and trends when you shop at Coastal Grand Mall, South Carolina’s second largest shopping mall. Enjoy name-brand stores like H&M and Express, and larger retailers like Belk, JC Penney, and Dillards. Don’t miss out on yummy refreshments in the food court like Chick-Fil-A. And be sure to head to Cinemark, located in the food court, where you can watch the biggest and best movies in recliner seating.
Tanger Outlets Hwy. 501
Enjoy name-brand shopping at budget-friendly prices when you visit Tanger Outlets on Hwy. 501. Shop at stores like Banana Republic Factory, Gap Factory, Forever 21, and much more, all at low prices and outstanding deals.
Visit the Gay Dolphin, a Myrtle Beach staple since 1946 for collectibles and souvenirs. Located on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, the Gay Dolphin offers over 70,000 items, from shells and alligator heads to sharks’ teeth and dragons. This Myrtle Beach boardwalk shop is always a hot spot for shopping!
Boutique and name-brand stores line the streets of The Market Common, located on the south-end of Myrtle Beach. This unique outdoor shopping destination features stores like Barnes & Noble, Soma, Bath & Body Works, Pedego, Coastal Urge, & much more. Choose from a plethora of dining options, like CO Sushi, Gordon Biersch, & more. And catch a movie at Stone Theatres – Grand 14.
Broadway at the Beach
A visit to Myrtle Beach isn’t complete without a trip to Broadway at the Beach, a true Myrtle Beach landmark when it comes to shopping, dining, attractions, and events. Broadway at the Beach features boutique and specialty shopping, like Build-A-Bear Workshop, IT’SUGAR Candy Store, The Mole Hole, and more. Be sure to visit one of the many popular attractions like WonderWorks and Ripley’s Aquarium.
Taxi Services in Myrtle Beach
Anchor Taxi | 843-444-0101
Beachside | 843-448-8888
Palmetto Cab | 843-444-4000
Diamond Cab | 843-443-9000
Midnight Express Limos | 843-236-7910
Myrtle Beach Direct | 877-432-3473
Car Rental Services in Myrtle Beach
United Express | 800-241-6522
Alamo | 877-603-0615
Avis | 800-831-2847
Budget | 800-527-0700
Enterprise | 800-325-8007
Hertz | 800-654-3131
National | 888-868-6207
Carolina Limousine | 843-294-5466
Myrtle Beach Airline Information & Flight Information
Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) | 843-448-1589
Delta | 800-221-1212
Continental | 800-525-0280
Northwest | 800-255-2525
Spirit | 800-772-7117
US Airways | 800-428-4322
Greyhound | 800-231-2222
Coast RTA | 843-488-0865
Amtrack-Florence,SC (70mi) | 800-872-7245
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" The location could not be better as it is just a short walk to the boardwalk area and there are a number of things to do close to the hotel! "
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