With over 60 miles of beach, the Grand Stand area of South Carolina knows how to entertain and welcome guests. While visiting Surfside Beach, you might want to visit:
Myrtle Beach Skywheel 1110 North Ocean Blvd Myrtle Beach, SC 2957
SkyWheel is a 187-foot tall (57.0 m) Ferris wheel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. When it opened on 20 May 2011 it was the second-tallest extant Ferris wheel in North America, after the 212-foot (64.6 m) Texas Star in Dallas, and the tallest wheel in the United States east of the Mississippi River. Skywheel has “42 glass-enclosed, temperature controlled gondolas” described as “ballooned-out square”, each with seating for six passengers. Unrelated people are not required to sit together.
Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade, located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, officially opened in May 2010 at a cost of nearly $6.4 million and runs 1.2 miles (1.9 km) along the oceanfront from the Pier 14 at 14th Avenue North to the 2nd Avenue Pier at 2nd Avenue North.
The northern section, 8 feet (2.4 m) wide with a raised wooden deck design, runs from Pier 14 to Plyler Park, the location of “Hot Summer Nights”, with live music twice a week during the summer, and weekly attractions that include a “Kids Carnival”, bagpipes, and a Dixieland band. The middle section, from Plyler Park to the former site of Myrtle Beach Pavilion, has “a carnival atmosphere accompanied by restaurants, bars and gift shops”. The Southern Promenade, from the former Pavilion to 2nd Avenue Pier, city officials describe as a “meandering oceanfront park” with benches and landscaping. The 2nd Avenue Pier is the location of weekly fireworks.
Broadway at the Beach 1325 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC Phone:(843) 444-3200
Broadway at the Beach is a shopping center and entertainment complex located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The $250 million attraction is set on 350 acres (1.4 km2) in the heart of Myrtle Beach and features three theaters, over 20 restaurants and over 100 specialty shops as well as attractions, nightclubs, and hotels, all surrounding the 23-acre (93,000 m2) Lake Broadway. Broadway at the Beach receives upwards of 14 million visitors annually.
Myrtle Beach Speedway 455 Hospitality Ln, Myrtle Beach, SC NASCAR and children may seem like an oxymoron, but this organization is a HUGE supporter of Autism. They are honoring CAN and helping us to raise Awareness and honoring CAN on World Autism Day, April 2nd while you can meet the drivers.
The Myrtle Beach Speedway offers NASCAR Racing Experiences including Pace Car Rides (a Ford Mustang with regular seat belts, up to 3 people can go), real NASCAR rides and Drive a real NASCAR experience.
Family Kingdom 300 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
Family Kingdom Amusement Park is a seaside amusement park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Located on Ocean Boulevard, in the heart of Myrtle Beach, the amusement park has 37 rides for adults and children of all ages, including thrill rides, family rides, kiddie rides and go karts. In business for more than 40 years, the park has a 2,400 foot, figure eight Swamp Fox wooden roller coaster, which is one of only 122 wooden roller coasters operating in North America. Other signature rides include O.D. Hopkins Log Flume, Great Pistolero Round-up and the Giant Wheel. Family Kingdom is one of the few remaining free-admission parks in the U.S.
Fun Warehouse 2349 Dick Pond Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 Phone:(843) 748-0302
Fun Warehouse is your family friendly entertainment complex located in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. With tons of exciting things to do like Laser tag, Arcade, Roller Skating, Rollerball, Bowling, Inflatables, & 6 huge Birthday Party rooms! It’s the perfect place for the entire family to have fun!
Surfside Bowling Center 510 Highway 17 North, Surfside Beach, SC Phone:(843) 839-2000
Arcade: With 30 video and prize games and two attractions in a high energy, clean and well lit room, this is the place for family fun and friendly competition.
Bowling: State-of-the-art recreation facility appropriate for all age groups, families, dates or group events. Thirty-two professional grade lanes, there is plenty to keep kids and families entertained and a party to be had.
L.W. Paul Living History Farm 2279 Harris Short Cut Road, Conway SC 29526 Phone: (843) 365-3596. Guests on this working farm will be able to observe activities that would have been commonplace on traditional family farms. Plowing with mules, making lye soap, grinding grits, blacksmithing, curing meat, preserving vegetables, milking cows, and harvesting crops are only a few of the demonstrations at the Farm. Events at the Farm change with the seasons so check in throughout the year.
Grand Strand Model Railroaders, Inc. Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 Phone: (843) 293-4386. The Grand Strand Model Railroaders, Inc. exists to further the hobby of model railroading. The club is now celebrating its 30th year. We have grown to 70+ members who form a diverse group that share their knowledge with each other and visitors. The club has four layouts: G, HO, N, and O (Lionel) scales. Come and visit us at our location inside the Myrtle Beach Mall (Store #72) right next to Bass Pro Shops. Club Hours: Mon (4-7), Wed (12-4) and Sat (10-5).