Myrtle Beach Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing
(Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - SC, USA)
Myrtle Beach is predominantly a holiday resort and its tourist attractions are in line with its status as a vacation resort. Visitors who enjoy amusement and water parks, beachside attractions, shopping and golf will be at home here.
Apart from the stunning beach and nearby parks, the tourist attractions in Myrtle Beach are of the purely manmade variety, with the focus being on family fun. People come here primarily to vacation and the area is popular among groups of students, families and older couples, with attractions suitable for all age ranges.
Medieval Times Castle
Address: 2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina SC, USA
Tel: +1 803 236 8080
Exciting Medieval feasting, jousting, sword fighting and pageantry are just some of the attractions available at the Medieval Times Castle, which transports you back in time. Matinee performances at the castle are also available.
Open hours: seasonal variations
Admission: charge, discounts for children
IMAX Discovery Theater
Address: 1195 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina SC, 29577-7466, USA
Tel: +1 843 448 4629
Sit back and enjoy the huge cinema screen that lets you experience remarkably real adventures and be taken through breathtaking scenery. All seats at Myrtle Beach's IMAX Discovery Theater share equally good views of the enormous screen. Screenings change regularly, as does the subject matter, but each showing promises to be a stimulating experience that will leave you wanting to come back again for the next viewing.
Open hours: daily - 10:00 to 17:00, seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge, discounts for seniors and children
Myrtle Waves Water Park
Address: 3000 10th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina SC, 29577-6757, USA
Tel: +1 843 918 8725
A great way to cool off and have fun, Myrtle Waves Water Park offers sensational slides including the 10-story Turbo-Twister, the Pipeline Plunge, a lazy river and a wave pool. Have a day filled with adventure as you hop between the 30 plus rides and plunge through mazes of tubes and water slides.
Open hours: spring to fall, daily - 10:00 to 18:00, extended hours at peak times / seasonal variations
Admission: charge, discounts for seniors and children, children under three free
Address: 1820 21st Avenue North, NASCAR SpeedPark, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina SC, 29577-7472, USA
Tel: +1 843 918 8725
If you have a taste for speed, you should head to Myrtle Beach's NASCAR SpeedPark where you can enjoy racing, arcades, miniature golf and rock climbing among other attractions. The 26-acre / 10.5-hectare park boasts a range of tracks where you can get a feel for real racing and compete against friends and family, with one of the most popular tracks being the 36-foot / 11-meter wide Competitor.
Open hours: Sunday to Thursday - 10:00 to 22:00, Friday and Saturday - 10:00 to 20:00
Address: 1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina SC, 29577-7465, USA
Tel: +1 800 734 8888
Come and enjoy creatures from the deep, walk through a tunnel and be surrounded by sharks or hold a horseshoe crab at Ripley's Aquarium. An attraction that has appeal for all ages, the aquarium offers visitors an educational and fascinating journey through the sea.
Open hours: Sunday to Thursday - 09:00 to 22:00, Friday and Saturday - 09:00 to 23:00
Admission: charge, discount for children, children under two free
Ripley's Motion Moving Theater
Address: 917 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina SC, 29577-3750, USA
Tel: +1 843 626 0069
A visit to the Ripley's Motion Moving Theater will guarantee you a unique cinema experience that will leave you feeling exhilarated. The theater ensures you experience the movements of the movie along with the effects of the 3D glasses, which adds to the fun. Not advisable for the faint hearted or motion sick.
Open hours: Sunday to Thursday - 11:00 to 18:00, Friday and Saturday - 11:00 to 20:00