Hot Tips For Visiting Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a fun place to get some sun, sand and Southern hospitality. While this South Carolina city offers exciting adventures for families and young people alike, there are some things to be aware of when visiting.

What Tourists Need To Know About Myrtle Beach

  • Parking: Park in well lit, private lots that are near your destination and in well populated areas.
  • Hotel reservations: Stay in a hotel that has been highly rated. There are so many hotels to choose from in our city with a little bit of research you will find on that fits your needs. reading the customer reviews can also ensure you that you get what you are expecting- and not something you had not panned on.
  • When reserving your hotel: Ask which local events are happening nearby. Myrtle Beach hosts many events for all types of people, whether you are travelling as a business professional, biker, family of four, athlete or sun seeker. Depending on the event and the reason for your trip you may want to either join the fun or find a location father away to avoid the crowd. Remember not all hotels and experiences are created equal. Don't be afraid to shop around and get just what you're looking.
  • It's hot!: Dress for the heat and bring sunscreen. In the summer months the temperature can soar. Be prepared to be out of the sun for some of the day. Stay hydrated and wear a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • What to Wear: Most places on the boardwalk are beach casual attire. You will only need to dress up for special events and fine dining.

Top 10 Things To See And Do In Myrtle Beach

There is a good deal of information online about Myrtle Beach. But if you want real, insider information from a local then stay on this page. While there are more things to do than I can list here, these are the highlights that are not to be missed when you visit:

  1. SkyTower is the giant Ferris Wheel at the Boardwalk.
  2. Ripleys Believe It Or Not is a trip for the mind. Kids and teens can spend a fun hour to two picking up useful trivia and unbelievable facts. The Odditorium has 12 galleries and 200 exhibits.
  3. Broadway at the Beach is a large entertainment complex that is a nice escape from the heat. Enjoy shopping, dining and be fully entertained. Broadway has a little bit of everything.
  4. Upside Down Building: If you have kids you might enjoy the Upside Down building at Wonderworks. Billed as "edu-tainment" there are over 100 exhibits, ropes and zip lining.
  5. Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville is a great place to grab a cool drink and a burger. Family friendly they like to celebrate your birthday in style.
  6. Adults who like to mingle will like the night clubs at Celebrity Circle. There is a Hard Rock Café and a Dave and Buster's Arcade for the video game enthusiast. Dress is casual.
  7. Get a few souvenirs! Take an hour and peruse the merchandise. Get a gift for family, friends or even yourself to remember your trip.
  8. Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach offers a House of Blues, Alligator Adventure, and the Alabama Theater for live entertainment and shows. Greg Norman's restaurant on the waterfront serves finer dining fare of the steak and seafood variety- dress up for this one.
  9. Golf. Myrtle Beach offers exceptional golfing. You are sure to find a course for your level and budget. Check out the Dye Course and the Love Course. Be prepared to pay more for these exclusive courses.
  10. Brookgreen Gardens is not to be missed for a stunning array of foliage and flowers. In summer months dress for the heat, wear sunscreen and bring water.

Your Myrtle Beach Connection

Should you need legal representation or advice while visiting our fine city, call my office, Stampfle Law Firm. I offer a free consultation and will tell you how I can help. Located in Myrtle Beach I can be reached at almost any hour at 843-353-6152. You can also email me and I will respond promptly — usually the same day.