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AREA ATTRACTIONS

Camelot by the Sea places guests in the heart of downtown Myrtle Beach, easily accessible to some of the area's most popular attractions, restaurants, events, and much more. Check out some of the best places to eat, play, and shop below!

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!

Peaches Corner

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!

Ocean Front 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 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.

Bummz Beach Cafe

Nestled between the high-rise hotels of Ocean Boulevard 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.

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!

Riptydz

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 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.

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.

Ripley's Aquarium

For an unforgettable experience, head to Ripley’s Aquarium 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 for everyone.

Second Avenue Pier

2nd Avenue Pier 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.

WonderWorks Museum

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.

Gay Dolphin

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.

Market Common

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

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

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

Airline Information

Delta 800-221-1212
Continental 800-525-0280
Northwest 800-255-2525
Spirit 800-772-7117
US Airways 800-428-4322

Bus Service

Greyhound 800-231-2222
Coast RTA 843-488-0865
Amtrack-Florence,SC (70mi) 800-872-7245