Myrtle Beach, SC

You already know that South Carolina’s marvelous Myrtle Beach area boasts an array of attractions unmatched by any other destination – glorious beaches, sensational live entertainment, unbelievable shopping, world-class golf, delightful historic tours, and even eco-adventures, just to name a few! But did you know that we can help you plan options that will customize each of your tours, appealing to travelers of every age and interest?

Top Activities

Brookgreen Gardens: Celebrating its 85th Anniversary, Brookgreen Gardens has been a cultural center as one of America’s premier gardens, a national historic landmark, combining American sculpture art, history, wildlife, a zoo, boat rides offering history lessons, a butterfly house, and display gardens with exhibit sculpture within.

Ripley’s Aquarium: A spectacular 1.4 million gallon world-class aquarium features twelve-foot sharks and over 10,000 exotic sea creatures.  Get up close and personal with hands-on animal interaction opportunities, private dining room with catering, underwater diver, feeding and mermaid shows.  Stop at the gift shop for unique souvenir items only available at Ripley’s Aquarium Myrtle Beach.

The Carolina Opry – Calvin Gilmore Theater features the award-winning TCO Show voted #1 show for 30 years offering two hours of high-energy music, comedy and dance; Time Warp, an all-new show in the Good Vibrations series of the best music and dance of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s; and Thunder and Light with nationally renowned clogging group, All That!

Hopsewee Plantation: Experience Southern history, built circa 1740, before the American Revolutionary War, and one of the South’s major rice plantations – the birthplace of Thomas Lynch, Jr., one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.  Now a private residence, this National Historic Landmark offers tours as well as lunch and tea.

T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Preserve Wild Encounters Tour: World’s greatest hands-on animal experience during a guided 3 hour tour, walking through a 50 acre preserve viewing tigers, wolves, leopards, chimpanzees, orangutans and other endangered species, many of them up-close and un-caged.  Professional photographers shoot studio photographs and video for a memorable keepsake.

Special Events

Cooking Demonstration at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

Experience life on the “one horse farm” in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. On the first Thursday of each month, staff will show how seasonal food was prepared on a wood-burning stove. This free demonstration will take place from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
The L.W. Paul Living History Farm is open Tuesday-Saturday 9 AM-4 PM and teaches the history of the Horry County Farm family from 1900-1955. The farm is free and open to the public and is located at the corner of Hwy 701N and Harris Short Cut Road in Conway, SC. For more information, call the L.W. Paul Living History Farm at 843-365-3596 or email hcgmuseum@horrycounty.org. To view a full list of programs, visit our website at www.horrycountymuseum.org.

 


Free Legal Clinic: Simple Wills & Advance Directives Clinic

An attorney from South Carolina Legal Services office will be here to explain what you need to consider when preparing a Last Will and Testament. Learn about the following: Things to considered when writing your Will; Choosing a Personal Representative and why this is an important step; Execution of the Will; Planning for Incapacity and Advance Directives; Different types of Powers of Attorney; Living Wills versus Health Care Powers of Attorney; Questionnaire forms will be available for your consideration. Reservations not required, but appreciated. Please email reference@chapinlibrary.org or call Laura 843-918-1295 to register. * May 24, 2017: Simple Will and Advanced Directives Preparation Clinic for those 60 years of age or older with limited incomes.

 


Horry-Georgetown County HIgh Schools 18th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Join us on Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 1-3 pm for an Opening and Awards Reception for the Horry-Georgetown County High Schools 18th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. This event is Free and open to the public. A diverse array of media as well as artistic styles will fill the second-floor galleries with color, life and originality – an extraordinary opportunity for area high school art students to gain experience in the process of having their art professionally exhibited in a museum setting. This year, full-time artist and owner of William H. Miller Studios & Fine Art in Myrtle Beach, William H. Miller, will judge the art. A Best in Show ribbon will be awarded as well as a first, second and third place ribbon for both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works. In addition, the works of art are eligible for eight honorable mention works. One senior-level student will receive a scholarship that has been generously donated by the late Sudie Payne Daves’ bridge club. At the conclusion of the exhibition, a People’s Choice award will be presented to our visitors’ favorite work of art. All ribbons will be accompanied by a cash award.

This exhibition will be open from April 23 – May 21, 2017.
Opening and Awards Reception | Sunday, April 23, 2017 1:00-3:00 pm
Free admission

This exhibtion is generously sponsored by:
HTC
Sandy Hubbard and Thomas Logan

Local Transportation

Leisure Time Unlimited/Grayline of Myrtle Beach: Transportation services include weekly sightseeing tours for individuals to custom transportation packages for groups, including airport transfers/meet & greets for leisure and corporate groups as well as local shuttle service to recreational activities and attractions.


Lancaster Trailways of the CarolinasFull-service motorcoach transportation provider able to provide service for charters, tour packaging, shuttles, conventions, school groups, corporate, sports, military reunions and more.


Sunway Charters and Tours: Motorcoach transportation for school, civic groups, churches, corporations, special events, trolleys for weddings and special events, group tours and packages.


Resorts Transportation: Full transportation services for individuals and groups providing airport transfers, taxi and limousine services, serving the entire Myrtle Beach area and surrounding communities, offering dependable rides.


Platinum Limousine Service with fair and competitive rates, affordable luxury, reliable service, offering airport transfers, corporate transportation, and special events for individuals and groups.


Distance from Major Airports

  • Myrtle Beach International Airport – One mile from the airport to the downtown oceanfront area on the Atlantic Ocean

Local Tour Guides

Leisure Time Unlimited/Grayline Tours of Myrtle Beach: Full service package tours, sightseeing tours, ground transportation providing step-on guide services when necessary for leisure and corporate groups. English spoken. Contact: Patti Williams, info@graylinemyrtlebeach.com


Second Wind Tours: Full-service multiple destination management company specializing in group tours of all types, sizes and budgets delivering great service, reliability and excellent value.  Available to offer step-on guide services for groups. English spoken. Contact: Robin Harvey, robin@secondwindtours.com


Sunway Charters: A division of Trolleys Inc offering charter service, tours, custom packages and step-on guide services for groups. English spoken. Contact: Brenda Sherlin, info@sunwaycharters.com


Envents: Personalized Destination Management Company (DMC) transforming corporate meeting planning, team building activities, tours, transportation, program logistics and special events into Inspired Event Experiences. English spoken. Contact: Jessica Cutler, hello@envents.com