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Myrtle Beach Grand Strand
Myrtle Beach was incorporated as a town in 1938 and became a city in 1957. Its name comes from the wax myrtle, a shrub that grows abundantly in the area. Our 25,000 permanent residents welcome millions of visitors to this full-service resort community. Guests come to enjoy the wide beaches, the Atlantic Ocean, and an incredible range of activities, entertainment, golf, shopping and more.The Grand Strand also has a wonderful variety of restaurants, entertainment venues, shopping centers and factory outlets, as well as lots of fun things to do with the kids. There are amusement parks and theme rides that offer thrills for both children and the young at heart. The Myrtle Beach area has also become a top golf vacation spot -- now boasting over 100 golf courses in the Grand Strand area, and known world-wide for discounted and affordable golf packages.

Grand Strand Entertainment

Alabama Theatre
(843) 272-1111
(800) 342-2262
4750 Highway 17 South
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Carolina Opry
(843) 913-4000
(800) 843-6779
8901 Highway 17 North
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
For Groups of 22 or more call (800) 633-1508

Dixie Stampede
(843) 497-9700
(800) 433-4401
8901 B Highway 17 Business
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Legends In Concert
(843) 238-7827
(800) 960-7469
Highway 17 Business
just south of Myrtle Beach, SC

Medieval Times
(843) 236-8080
(800) 436-4386
Highway 501 at Waccamaw
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

The Carolina Opry - Good Vibrations!
(843) 913-1400
(800) 843-6779
8901 Highway 17 North
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
For Groups of 22 or more call (800) 633-1508

The Palace Theatre
(843) 448-9224
(800) 905-4228

Le Grande Cirque
Broadway at the Beach
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Water Parks in Myrtle Beach

FAMILY KINGDOM OCEANFRONT WATER PARK
Third Avenue South and Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. All-day wristband $15.95 for adults and children taller than 48 inches; $14.75 for children shorter than 48 inches (prices plus tax). 916-0400.

MYRTLE WAVES
U.S. 17 Bypass and 10th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach. Open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday through Aug. 21. Admission is $15.95 for ages 3-6 and ages 55 and older and $24.95 for ages 7-54. Prices plus tax. (843)913-9269.

WILD WATER-WATER AND RACE THEME PARK
910 U.S. 17 S., Surfside Beach. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through Aug. 20. Water park admission is $24.98 for those over 48 inches tall and $16.98 for those under 48 inches tall and for ages 55 and older. Unlimited go-karts, bumper boats, paddle boats and miniature golf $10 with paid water park admission. Prices plus tax. 238-3787.

Fun Things to Do in Myrtle Beach

MAGIQUEST, Broadway at the Beach, U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. $10.99 for a wand; $7.99 for one hour of playtime; $5.95 for a key; $7.95 for a compass. Magic Quest. 843- 913-9460 or 1-866-353-6244.

MAZE MANIA 3013 U.S. 17 S., Garden City Beach, attraction features a fence maze that changes daily. Open 9:30 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. $7.for ages 6 and older, $4.for ages 5 and younger; $10 for miniature golf and maze until 6 p.m. 651-1641 or www.mazemaniasc.com.

MYRTLE BEACH PELICANS, Coastal Federal Field 1251 21st Avenue N., Myrtle Beach, Phone: (843) 918-6002
Tickets: (843) 918-6000. Many of our visitors enjoy s fsmily night out, watching our Class A Carolina League Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. Individual tickets range in cost from $5.50 to $25.00 For information, call 843-918-6000, purchase online or stop by the Pelicans box office at Coastal Federal Field

RIPLEY'S AQUARIUM Broadway at the Beach, U.S. 17 Bypass and 29th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, features displays of sharks, rays and other underwater creatures. Open 9 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. $16.95 for ages 12 and older; $9.95 for ages 5-11; $3.95 for ages 2-4; free for those younger than 2; half price with local ID. Prices plus tax. 843-916-0888.

RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! MUSEUM
Ocean Boulevard and Ninth Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, includes more than 500 exhibits, oddities and off-the-wall artifacts. Open 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. $11.95 for ages 13 and older, $7.95 for ages 6-12 and free for 5 and younger. Prices plus tax. Ripley's has two additional attractions on Ocean Boulevard. They are Ripley's Motion Master Moving Theater and Ripley's Haunted Adventure. 843-448-2331.

TOURS DE SANDY ISLAND - Learn about the Gullah/Afro-American Community with a history of the nearby island. The cost is $25. for adults ages 55 and older; $30 for ages 18 to 54; $10. for ages 7-17; ages 6 and younger free. See the web site for directions.

WACCATEE ZOO Enterprise Road, off S.C. 707, Socastee, privately owned zoo featuring exotic animals such as apes, tigers and camels, and the petting zoo variety. Open 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily. $7 for ages 13 and older and $3.50 for ages 1-12.
843-650-8500.

Myrtle Beach Family Entertainment

ALLIGATOR ADVENTURE Barefoot Landing, U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach, reptile park including hundreds of American alligators of all sizes. Hours vary; 9 a.m.-11 p.m. daily; tickets sold until 10 p.m. Admission is $14.95 for ages 13-54; $12.95 for ages 55 and older; $9.95 for ages 4-12; free for 3 and younger; locals half price with ID. 843-361-0789.

BAREFOOT LANDING offers outlet shopping, restaurants and other attractions included separately on this page. attractions. Be sure to visit their website for details.

BROADWAY AT THE BEACH features 100 stores, 20 restaurants, 15 attractions, 10 nightclubs and 3 on-site hotels. This is one place you don't want to miss!

BROOKGREEN GARDENS, U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Seven-day gate admission for ages 19-64, $12; ages 65 and older and ages 13-18, $10; free for ages 12 and younger. Call (843) 235-6000.

CAROLINA SAFARI Jeep Tours, open all year round. Fascinating lowcountry history, plantations, ricefields, Huntington Beach State Park. Fun for all ages! $32.00 ages 13 and older; $31.00 Seniors; $17.00 ages12 and younger

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM The Children's Museum of South Carolina features hands-on exhibits that combine education with entertainment. Displays include the U.S.S. Kids Afloat boating safety exhibit, Bubble Mania, where children can make giant bubbles, and the Express Yourself Arts Center. Cost is $5 per person; 2 and younger free. 2501 N. Kings Highway (843) 946-9469

CIVIL WAR COLLECTION, 4857 U.S. 17 Bypass S., Myrtle Beach, next door to the Myrtle Beach Indoor Shooting Range. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday - Saturday . Free admission. (843)293-4345.

FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Tuesdays - Saturdays and 1 - 4 p.m. Sundays. Free admission; donations requested. (843) 238-2510.

GREAT AMERICAN RIVERBOAT CO. Barefoot Landing, U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach. Enjoy sightseeing, dancing and dining as you cruise the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway on the Jungle Princess. Afternoon sightseeing and Sunset Cruise also available. Or take an amazing trip down the waterway on the Pirates of Barefoot Landing. Choose from the Sunset Cruise, Pirate's Feast. or Moonlight Cruise. See the website for current prices.

GHOSTS AND LEGENDS THEATRE Barefoot Landing, U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach, "Ghost Show!," about Lowcountry tales. Shows are presented every half hour from 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. daily. $8 for ages 13 and older; $5 for ages 4-12; free for ages 3 and younger; $1 discount for locals with ID. Yhe Ghost Walk is at 8 PM and 9:45 nightly. $16. for ages 13 and older; $11. for ages 12 and younger. Reservations required. Blackbeard Seance Friday and Saturday at 10 PM. Reservations required. Adults only. $45. (843) 361-2700.

HAMPTON PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE - 15 miles southwest of Georgetown off U.S. 17, near McClellanville, state historic site of a Lowcountry rice plantation. Grounds open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Labor Day. Guided mansion tours on the hour 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily (last tour begins at 3 p.m.). Ages 13 and older $4, ages 7-15 $3, ages 6 and younger free. S.C. residents ages 65 and older $2.50. Grounds admission free. (843) 546-9361.

HOBCAW BARONY VISITOR CENTER, U.S. 17, 35 miles south of Myrtle Beach, operated by the Belle W. Baruch Foundation, features exhibits focusing on local history and ecology. Baruch History Tours 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, $15. Reservations required for tours. Visitor center hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Free admission. 546-4623.

THE H.L. HUNLEY EXPERIENCE, at the Adventure in Science, History & Nature building, Broadway at the Beach, U.S. 17 Bypass and 29th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, near Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. $8.95 for ages 13 and older; $5.95 for ages 55 and older and for children ages 3-12. 913-7899.

IMAX DISCOVERY THEATER, Broadway at the Beach, U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach. Showtimes and shows vary. See wibsite for more information. Shows hourly noon to 8 PM. $8 ages 13-64; $7 ages 3-12 and 65 and older. For schedule, call 448-4629.

INGRAM PLANETARIUM at the Village at Sunset Beach, N.C., N.C. 179. Shows on the hour from 2-7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Tickets are $5 ages 12 and older, $3 ages 11 and younger. (910) 575-0033.

LAZER FX-LAZER TAG, 964 Lake Arrowhead Road, Myrtle Beach, noon-midnight daily; reservations are accepted for private outings. $7.99 per person for one mission pass; $19.99 for three mission pass; $23.50 for unlimited play pass noon-2 p.m. daily. Group rates available. 467-2229.

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