Myrtle beach boardwalk
The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade runs parallel to the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean for 1.2 miles, from the 14th Avenue Pier to the 2nd Avenue Pier. It’s one of the most popular places to vacation and play in the South, and there’s plenty to experience.
Attractions on the Boardwalk
When the sun goes down and it’s time to back up the jet ski or beach gear, there’s plenty of fun to be found on the boardwalk.
The Myrtle Beach Skywheel
At night, nothing exemplifies the fun and celebratory spirit of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk like the brightly lit, color-changing Skywheel. It has 42 climate-controlled gondolas that offer stunning views of the ocean and beach at 200 feet above sea level.
Gay Dolphin Arcade
A Myrtle Beach institution, the Gay Dolphin offers family friendly fun for everyone alongside its famous gift shop. It has multiple floors full of unique items you can’t find anywhere else.
Myrtle Beach Zipline Adventures
You haven’t seen Myrtle Beach until you’ve seen it from 600 feet above the Atlantic Ocean!
Ripley's Believe It or Not
This museum of the strange and unusual include interactive displays to please the entire family. Afterwards, check out Ripley’s Haunted Adventure or Ripley’s Moving Theater.
Shopping on the Boardwalk
The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk has plenty of popular shops within walking distance of the beach.
Gay Dolphin Gift Cove
No trip to Myrtle Beach is complete without a trip to the famous Gay Dolphin Gift Cove, which has been entertaining visitors to Myrtle Beach since 1946. It’s one of the places in Myrtle Beach that you have to experience for yourself.
Tsunami Surf Shop
This high-end clothing and accessory store is also the first smoke shop on Ocean Avenue.
I Love Sugar
A candy extravaganza located on Myrtle Beach’s main tourist drag, right next to Ripley’s complex and other attractions.
Get your classic airbrushed clothing, accessories, bags, license plates, and much more right on the boardwalk.
The Yachtsman Resort
One of the most popular hotels on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, the Yachtsman has offered a home away from home to visitors for thirty years.
Dining on the Boardwalk
A day out on a jet ski works up an appetite, and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk features plenty of places to enjoy either a quick snack, a full menu, or a couple of drinks.
Landshark Bar and Grill
Designed to be a classic oceanfront beach bar, Landshark’s offers great food, generous drinks, and frequent beach music. Try their signature Landshark Lager.
Pier 14 Restaurant and Lounge
Choose from a full menu while dining on a pier overlooking the ocean.
Dirty Don's Oyster Bar and Grill
Great seafood in a casual atmosphere with outdoor seating.
Mad Myrtle's Ice Creamery
Serving the best frozen confections on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.
Hurricane's Daiquiri Bar - Grill
Sitting directly along the boardwalk, Hurricane’s is famous for dirt cheap happy hour drink special, a bright and colorful atmosphere, a great view of the ocean, outdoor seating, and live musical acts all summer long.
Peaches Corner opened on the corner of Ocean Boulevard in 1937. It might look different than it did almost a century ago, but the great food and fun, family atmosphere is at the heart of this Myrtle Beach landmark.
8th Avenue Tiki Bar
This super popular oceanfront bar offers a full menu and a selection of over 100 beers. It has a great location right next to the beach and within walking distance of plenty of boardwalk hotels.
This boardwalk bar and nightclub is a Myrtle Beach, SC landmark and home of the famous band “Alabama.” It features food, drinks, and live music daily.
Hotels on the Boardwalk
One of the best ways to enjoy all the boardwalk attractions is to stay at a boardwalk hotel. You’ll also be near the downtown area, Broadway at the Beach, and of course, the ocean will be waiting right outside your door.
Bermuda Sands Hotel
Its 150 room location at the foot of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is perfect for families, couples, golfers, and groups of all sizes. There’s lots to do close by or on site – including several pools, a Jacuzzi, and a lazy river.
Holiday Inn at the Pavilion
An award winning, AAA endorsed oceanfront hotel with a long list of amenities, including granite countertops, luxurious furnishings, and the Pier 14 restaurant and Skywheel only steps away.
Bay View Resort
Located in the heart of downtown Myrtle Beach close to the boardwalk and other attractions, the resort offers plenty of amenities including an on-site Starbucks, a variety of pools, Jacuzzis, and a lazy river.
Holiday Sands North
This family operated hotel on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade features high speed internet, an oceanfront cafe, pools, and a lazy river, all from a great location.
Sandy Beach Resort
Experience the newest hotel and resort in the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk area. A mix of modern styling and Southern hospitality, it offers free internet, conference rooms, indoor and outdoor pools, and exercise facilities.
Festivals on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk offers almost two miles of fun, and that includes special events and festivals that usually open in March and generally run through October. Check for tickets and deals at your hotel to experience these entertaining and unique events.
Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival
Held in the fall between 8th and 9th Avenue at the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place.
Carolina Country Music Fest
Held in June on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Visit their website with further questions.
The Sun Fun Festival
Come to Plyer Park this summer to see the US Army Golden Knights parachute team, a professional sand sculpture team, live music, and much more.
Ocean Boulevard Hot Summer Nights
See live bands and entertainment every Monday through Saturday from June 12 through September 4 on the oceanfront Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.
Holidays on the Boardwalk
Check out an extravaganza of ten thousand twinkling lights as the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk comes alive with music, movies, parades, and caroling every year from November 24 to January 1.
Watersports by Day, Myrtle Beach Boardwalk by Night
What better way to follow a day out on a jet ski, having fun and soaking up the sun, than an evening walking, dining, and shopping along the Grand Strand’s famous promenade? Now that you know a few of the highlights, you may have some favorites picked out, or you may be ready to explore the boardwalk on your own. Please ask our friendly staff if you still need information about hotels, events, or attractions.
We look forward to seeing you on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk soon!