Entertainment & Recreation Abound in Greater Myrtle Beach

From world-class beaches and golf courses to great restaurants and water sports, the Myrtle Beach region offers entertainment and recreation options for all tastes. Our area also boasts family-friendly activities, historical attractions, shopping, live music, and fine arts. Whether you’re a resident or here on vacation, you’ll learn that Myrtle Beach is truly a one-of-a-kind destination to enjoy and explore.

Myrtle Beach is known for its iconic beaches


Myrtle Beach is synonymous with beautiful beaches, and you’ll find over 60 miles of them here. Travel Channel ranked Myrtle Beach as one of the best in South Carolina, citing it as the “East Coast’s ultimate vacation hub.” In addition to our silky white sand, there are activities and amusement galore along the Grand Strand – restaurants, live entertainment, and opportunities for fishing, swimming, sunbathing, sailing, and surfing.

World-renowned beaches and golf courses, a growing reputation as a premier destination for business, and our low cost, yet superior way of life continues to attract people from around the world.


With some of the best golf courses in the world, it’s no surprise that golf is a favorite pastime in Myrtle Beach. There are over 100 golf courses in the area for all skill levels, many of which have been named to Golf Digest and Golf Magazine’s best public courses. Among the most acclaimed: The Dunes Golf & Beach Club, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, TPC – Myrtle Beach, and True Blue Golf Plantation.

Myrtle Beach offers fresh seafood and great burgers


Whether you’re looking for fresh seafood or the best burger along the Grand Strand, you’ll find it here, along with a diverse mix of eateries. Broadway at the Beach – a dining and entertainment hub – is a haven of restaurants and bars, possessing more than 50 eating and drinking establishments. If you’re looking for a waterfront view, Myrtle Beach has a number of restaurants along the water, including Sea Captain’s House, Gulfstream Café, Dead Dog Saloon, and Capt. Nance’s.

Myrtle Beach has an ACCRA Cost of Living score of 94.1

Myrtle Beach Favorites

If laying at the beach isn’t your cup of tea, try perusing Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, a combination of art, history, and zoo and named one of the top 10 public gardens in the U.S. by Coastal Living Magazine. Or visit Atalaya Castle at Huntington Beach State Park. If you’re a sports fan, attend a Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball game, or if you’re more of a music lover, don’t miss the Carolina Country Music Festival, the Long Bay Symphony, or the Carolina Opry. Hiking in the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge, fishing at Myrtle Beach State Park, and seeing a live band at House of Blues are among resident and tourist favorites as well.