Myrtle Beach Vacations
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
Family favorite in the heart of Myrtle Beach The Patricia Grand Resort Hotel is a beachfront hotel tailor made for extended-stay vacationers, particularly families and guests whose agenda calls for teeing off in the area's 100-plus golf courses. Palm-tree lined grounds... More
Myrtle Beach oceanfront with kitchen-equipped suites and two poolsWith a stellar beachfront location right in Myrtle Beach just steps from the boardwalk, 3 Palms Oceanfront Myrtle Beach already gets it right. The hotel takes the next step in comfort with all-suite guest... 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
The Breakers Resort Hotel has been serving and pleasing guests that continue to return year after year- a true Myrtle Beach tradition. Centrally located oceanfront at 21st Avenue North, and now anchoring the planned unit redevelopment for the city, guests will have easy... More
Relax and play at this North Carolina golfing hotspotSet amidst a beautiful background of plantation style lush greenery in North Carolina, the Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort provides golf-lovers with everything they need. The hotel offers condominiums for all of... More
Oceanfront in Myrtle Beach with a four-story tall waterpark, pools, dining and moreRelax with a private balcony facing the Atlantic Ocean in one of more than 500 newly renovated units at Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark in Myrtle Beach, SC. Featuring a new, four-story tall... More
Serenity by the seashoreLitchfield Beach, an unspoiled stretch on Pawleys Island, serves as the idyllic backdrop for the 125-room Litchfield Inn. Guests choose this hotel for its privacy, relaxed setting and bevy of amenities. Renovated rooms reveal modern touches like... More
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
Family-friendly hotel with a lazy river and outdoor poolA Grand Strand address and a heated lazy river and outdoor pool are major draws at the Myrtle Beach by Westgate Resorts property, but the children's water play area, Kid’s Club and many planned adult activities... More
Family-friendly lodging in North Myrtle Beach Guests at this condo-style resort indulge in sweeping views of the Atlantic and outdoor pool from the comfort of their own balconies. With fully furnished studios all the way up to three-bedroom suites, the hotel delivers... 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.