North Myrtle Beach, SC
This is a "must visit" if you are in the Myrtle Beach area. Self-proclaimed “Reptile Capitol of the World,” this is a fantastic place to see a wide variety of reptiles. There are many different types of alligators, crocodiles and caiman’s. Don’t forget to see Utan – the 2,000 pound “King of the Crocs!” The Serpentarium holds many displays of lizards, incredibly large snakes and frogs. Exotic birds such as Kookaburra and mammals also call this place home. Come early to have the best selection of live shows and feedings to choose from. They are available throughout the day.
If you love waffles like we do, you will love Johnny D’s. Choose from specialty waffles such as Red Velvet or Cinnaroll or go traditional, you will not be disappointed. Not in the mood for waffles? The menu also includes several Benedict options and a host of mouth-watering omelets to choose from. Simple breakfast choices available as well. They offer a $5 Early Bird menu served from 6:30 am until 8:30 am seven days a week!
“In myth and in legend, the Knight and the horse are forever linked. Few things are held in such great esteem by the Medieval warrior than a stalwart horse, who possesses the bold courage of his master and the quiet strength of his ancestors” (from Medieval Times website). Enter into the castle, and you arrive in the 11th century. Guests cheer on the six gallant knights who are vying for the title of champion. Dine with the king and queen and enjoy a 4-course meal, all eaten without silverware, Lots of pomp and pageantry, beautiful horses and a falcon! Jousting and fighting with sword and shield provide excitement for the evening. Definitely a kids’ favorite!
Only 3 miles from the bustle of downtown lies the natural retreat, Myrtle Beach State Park. Home to one of the last stands of oceanfront maritime forest in South Carolina, this park also offers a pristine beach, fishing pier, hiking and more! Myrtle Beach State Park offers both beautiful campsites and rental cabins.
Sites include water/electrical hook-ups and free Wi-Fi. Some sites can accommodate RV's up to 40' with the rest accommodating smaller units. This campground is located approximately 300 yards from the beach! Campground offers bathhouse with showers, restrooms and laundromat facilities. The Ranger Station within the campground offers
limited grocery items, camping supplies, souvenirs, drinks, snacks, and firewood. Pets are allowed!
There are six historical CCC-built cabins. located only 200 yards from the beach for rent. These cabins come furnished and include bed linens, towels. cooking utensils and TV. Free Wi-Fi is also available. Cabins are NOT pet-friendly.
Biking (trails and on beach)
Swimming in the Atlantic Ocean
4401 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC
Myrtle Beach, SC
Located at the entertainment complex Broadway on the Beach, this compact aquarium offers some great exhibits. The centerpiece is the 340-foot glideway that travels through an acrylic tunnel while sharks, stingrays and fish surround you. Multiple touch tanks are located throughout providing opportunities for learning and touching sea life. Lots of add-on experiences such as the Glass Bottom Boat, and backstage tours.
Located at the heart of Myrtle Beach's Oceanfront Boardwalk, SkyWheel offers visitors breathtaking views of Myrtle Beach and the Atlantic Ocean.
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1110 Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC
Myrtle Beach, SC
Taking a ride on SkyWheel will provide you with the best views of Myrtle Beach! Towering over 200 feet about the Atlantic, a ride in your own personal car gives panoramic views of the ocean and surrounding areas. Any time of day or evening is the perfect for a ride!
Myrtle Beach, SC
Offering casual comfort food inspired by Wahlberg family recipes. Chef Paul Walberg and his celebrity brothers Mark and Donnie, offer up delicious burgers choices, and other delights (think sloppy-joe’s and mac-n-cheese). Don’t forget a side of tator tots – the sweet potato option is delicious. Sit-down or fast casual, it’s up to you.