Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is a 1.2-mile promenade along the Atlantic Ocean close to a host of attractions. There are a wide variety of things to do on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk itself, as well as in the surrounding areas. Much of the fun and excitement is centered at Broadway at the Beach, a massive shopping complex and entertainment district with lots of shops, restaurants, clubs, and bars. Besides places to eat, drink, and be entertained, there are also a nice selection of Myrtle Beach Boardwalk resorts, hotels, rentals, and condos. If you are planning a trip to Myrtle Beach and would like to be an in area that is nearby a lot of family-friendly fun and excitement, as well as a variety of bars and clubs, this may be an ideal area to look for an accommodation.

First and foremost, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is a fantastic place to relax and people watch. This is true simply because of the fact that it is such a popular place in the summer months that you cannot help but notice all of the different kinds of people. The street performers, food and trinket vendors, and beach musicians add to the entertaining dynamic of this part of Myrtle Beach. The boardwalk itself has benches built into it and there are a plethora of restaurants, cafes, bars, and clubs where you can stop off for a snack and a cool beverage. As you stroll along, head over to Pier 14, located at the northern most point of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. You can take a seat at one of the outdoor restaurant patios or simply take in the stunning views of the Grand Strand and the Atlantic.

One of the most popular things to do on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk for families is paying a visit to the Ripley’s Believe or Not Museum. The Haunted House and Mirror Maze will also provide hours of excitement for the young ones. This is one of the great things about staying at one of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk resorts. You have the advantage of being within close proximity of plenty of dining, shopping, and entertainment for the adults, but there are also a host of options for keeping the kids happy and entertained as well. The Fun Plaza is another place on the boardwalk that you should also check out if you are still looking for things to do on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk with the kids. It is a large, open-air arcade that features a variety of retro and old school games like skeet ball and arcade games.

For groups of friends heading to Myrtle Beach for a party vacation, a bar and club crawl can be a great way to sample the area nightlife. Along the Grand Strand and the boardwalk you will find everything from multi-level clubs with wild parties, to relaxed sports bars that serve delicious seafood and ice cold beers and tropically inspired cocktails.

The beach along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk features pristine white sand and gentle surf and is a perfect place to look for an accommodation. If you are looking at Myrtle Beach Boardwalk resorts for the summer season, be sure to book as far in advance as possible to ensure availability and decent rates.

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