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Your Myrtle Beach vacation
Whatever your SPF, Myrtle Beach is a sunbathing town, from Ocean Boulevard to Cherry Grove. Cruise the Intracoastal Waterway, chock full of amusement parks, country-music shows and Southern culture.
Ride a pontoon boat past rice plantations, or zip down a speed slide at Family Kingdom. History buffs get their fix in nearby Georgetown or Pawley's Island, home of the famous hammock maker. Golfers, this "seaside golf capital of the world" is home to over a hundred golf courses designed by pros with household names.
While you pack for your Myrtle Beach vacation, let Orbitz help you with the planning. We'll share our top 10 highlights, the best time to go and insider tips.
Insider tips for Myrtle Beach travel
Stroll the Grand Strand's beachfront at night to see loggerhead sea turtles hatch on the shore.
Put on your wetsuit and explore deep-sea dives, from Civil-War and World War II shipwrecks to custom excursions.
Take a guided tour in the footsteps of patriots and pirates. Walk by majestic homes shrouded in moss-covered oak trees and mysterious pasts.
Wet your whistle at this boutique winery in North Myrtle Beach. Enjoy tasting Southern flavors, from peach to blueberry, along with wines ranging from Cabernet Sauvignon to Pinot Grigio.
Garden City Beach
Need more R&R? This family-friendly beach offers a quiet pier for crabbing, plus outdoor barbecue stands, a gazebo, swings, and play areas.
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Myrtle Beach Vacation Packages
Newly renovated for 2006 and conveniently located near the center of Myrtle Beach, the famous Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort has been entertaining Grand Strand visitors for generations. With over 530 luxurious units including one, two & three bedroom condominiums and 720... More
Spacious condos with ocean views and full kitchens in Myrtle BeachA sprawling indoor water park -- the largest of its kind in Myrtle Beach at 30,000 square feet -- fuels endless hours in the lazy river, Silly Submarine and waterslides at the Dunes Village Resort. Visitors... More
Activities for the whole family and residential amenities The Ocean Reef Resort boasts efficiencies and condos with full kitchens and plays an active role in entertaining its guests. Daily supervised children's activities engage the kids come summer, while a new water... More
Oceanside condo vacations near the Second Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach The beacon of white, aquamarine and yellow towers over the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade and is within walking distance to the Second Avenue Pier. For extended stay travelers, the Bay View... More
Luxury amenities and multiple recreational activities in Myrtle BeachWaterfront views and 2,200 acres of lush landscape elevate the luxury at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes resort between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. The master-planned community... More
A taste of the tropics -- and much more -- in central Myrtle Beach A collection of beach-inspired suites and condos in multiple buildings comprise this mega resort in central Myrtle Beach. From oceanfront rooms at The Jamaica Inn to the family-friendly Chelsea Villas,... More
Oceanfront resort with many amenities, spanning 720 feet of beachfront Long Bay Resort is located in the north end of Myrtle Beach along a scenic part of the oceanfront. The resort's amenities include the Long Bay Resort water park with indoor and outdoor pools, a... More
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South Beach paradise with ocean viewsThe Myrtle Beach Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort South Beach is suitable for singles, couples and families. The resort is just a short distance away from all of the activities that make Myrtle Beach such a special and attractive vacation... More
Sonesta ES Suites Myrtle beach offers a convenient location just 3 miles from beautiful Myrtle Beach and attractions on Ocean Boulevard. Each suite offers 350-750 sq ft and features a fully equipped kitchen over sized work area and complimentary high speed wireless... More
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Lazy river, kiddie pool and seasonal cabana bar in Myrtle Beach The Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort at the Pavilion hotel appeals to families year-round thanks to its oceanfront pool and residential amenities like a full kitchen and private balconies. Just nine blocks from... More
Myrtle Beach highlights
Grand Strand Beaches
With 60 miles to choose from, you can find a beach with a personality to match. Families escape to quiet nooks along Garden City Beach, while teens hit Ocean Boulevard. Look for dolphins around sunset.
Broadway at the Beach
Watch artists channel the likes of Elvis, Tina Turner and more at the new Legends in Concert theatre. Find endless attractions at Pavilion Nostalgia Park, including the famous Herschell-Spillman Carousel.
Pavilion Nostalgia Park and Carousel Park
Buy cotton candy and stroll the midway, filled with games, rides and swings. Twirl on carousels as the German Baden Band Organ plays.
Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
This newcomer is ranked one of the top boardwalks in the country. Take a spin over the ocean on Myrtle Beach Skywheel in a private glass gondola.
Stroll through acres of dogwoods, oaks and azaleas. Visit the 18th-century rice plantation, complete with an animal sanctuary and a Garden Room with kids' activities.
Glide past thousands of tropical fish, sharks and sea critters on Reef Tunnel. Play with stingrays and horseshoe crabs at the touch tanks.
Tee up at Long Bay Club, a challenging Jack Nicklaus-designed course. Golf Digest ranked King's North at Myrtle Beach National one of America's Top 10 courses. Family haven Whispering Pines has a program for budding golfers.
Take in a show at this South Carolina performance palace. Mix it up at Good Vibrations! a musical extravaganza channeling the '60s, '70s and '80s.
Alligator Adventure, North Myrtle Beach
Watch hundreds of toothy critters from, babies to big kahunas in a snap-jaw feeding frenzy. Visit reptilian pals such as lizards, turtles, pythons, vipers and more.
Dolly Parton's Pirate Voyage
Watch Crimson and Sapphire battle across lagoons, planks and giant pirate ships as you nosh on a pirate feast.
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