Reasons to Take a Grand Strand Vacation This Summer

Summer is set to make its Myrtle Beach debut. Are you ready? This guide can help you get a head start.

We could write 100 guides for 100 ways to spend your summer on the Grand Strand. This is a snapshot of what’s possible — and we hope you’ll find plenty of fun on the list. It’ll expose you to something new the next time you visit Myrtle Beach.

Pack the sunscreen, don’t forget your flip-flops, and get set for another sunny summer on the Grand Strand.

What Is Summer Like in Myrtle Beach?

You’ll find plenty of warm, sunny days on the Grand Strand from June to October. Highs reach the upper 80s and low 90s, and lows drop to the 70s. It makes for hot beach days and mild nights.

Grand Strand Guidepost for a Great Summer Visit

PET-FRIENDLY RESTAURANTS

Your dog is part of the family. Here are restaurants that treat them as such.

1. LandShark Bar & Grill

This eatery is in the shadow of SkyWheel, a perfect follow-up or pre-ride visit for grub and drinks. Enjoy an incredible ocean view with pet-friendly seating on the lower outdoor deck. Your server will treat your pooch like a valued customer, too.

VISIT LANDSHARK

https://myrtlebeach.landsharkbarandgrill.com/

Burgers On The Grill Flame Broiled Hamburger

2. Tupelo Honey

This southern comfort-food joint welcomes pets on the patio. They even have a special pup menu.

VISIT TUPELO HONEY

https://tupelohoneycafe.com/location/myrtle-beach/

3. The Sneaky Beagle

Visit this laid-back eatery for burgers, paninis, tacos, or Sunday brunch. All they ask is that your pet behaves around other animals — and food, of course.

VISIT THE SNEAKY BEAGLE

https://www.sneakybeaglemyrtlebeach.com/

KID-FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES

How much fun can you have in Myrtle Beach if you have to leave your kids behind? Wait, don’t answer that. We kid. You’ll have a blast at these spots.

1. WonderWorks

Learning is so much fun in a place like this, with hands-on science exhibits and a 6D motion ride. Zipline with the kids, or find your family’s groove in laser tag or the ropes course. Children can get lost in wonder in a place like this, and that’s the whole idea.

VISIT WONDERWORKS

https://www.wonderworksonline.com/myrtle-beach

Funplex Attractions

2. Rockin' Jump Myrtle Beach Trampoline Park

Let the kids let loose in this bouncy spot. They have trampolines, of course, a ninja course, a vertical wall, and tons more adventures.

VISIT ROCKIN’ JUMP TRAMPOLINE PARK

https://rockinjump.com/myrtlebeach/

3. Hollywood Wax Museum

With life-like celebrity wax figures, a zombie lab, and a gift shop, what more could you ask for? Every section is prime for exploration, and boredom doesn’t have a chance.

VISIT HOLLYWOOD WAX MUSEUM

https://www.hollywoodwaxentertainment.com/myrtle-beach-sc-attractions/

PERFECT FOR THE SOLO TRAVELER

Sometimes, you want to go it alone. That means no compromise on where you can go — and all the snacks are yours and yours alone.

1. Hit the beach

If you’re taking a solo trip, you might want a little solitude. It’s right there, on the shore, which is accessible from many beachfront properties. Whether it’s a morning run, an afternoon with a good read, or a sunset stroll, you’ll find your peace here.

2. Music on Main

Every Thursday, from June to October, enjoy the beach, country, and pop-rock live in this free event. Bring a beach chair but you might leave it behind to boogie.

VISIT MUSIC ON MAIN

https://www.nmb.us/385/Music-on-Main-Concert-Series

Umbrella And Chairs On The Beach

3. Walk on the boardwalk

Visit shops and restaurants along this 1.2-mile walkway through the heart of
Myrtle Beach.
● Venture onto the 2nd Avenue Pier for amazing views.
● Catch live music, a beer, and a burger at The Bowery.
● Load up on candy delights at I Love Sugar.

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FALL: NOW - DEC 2, 2022
One (1) Complimentary Adult Ticket At The Following Locations For A Value of Over $150 Per Reservation!
  • Myrtle Beach Watersports   • Wonderworks Museum   • Broadway Grand Prix   • The Simpsons in 4D
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WINTER: DEC 3 - MAR 3, 2023
One (1) Complimentary Adult Ticket At The Following Locations For A Value of Over $100 Per Reservation!
  • Hollywood Wax Museum   • SkyWheel   • Top Golf   • Tanger Outlets
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SPRING: MAR 4 - JUN 2, 2023
One (1) Complimentary Adult Ticket At The Following Locations For A Value of Over $100 Per Reservation!
  • Broadway Grand Prix   • The Simpsons in 4D   • Brookgreen Gardens   • Miniature Golf
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SUMMER 2023
One (1) Complimentary Adult Ticket At The Following Locations For A Value of Over $150 Per Reservation!
Just because it’s Summer doesn’t mean the fun has to end. Our local attractions are guaranteed to keep you and your family entertained no matter the season. Check back with us soon for our Summer rewards.
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