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Garden City Beach

Garden City’s main attraction is the beach. Grab a boogie board and body surf on the waves, or build sand castles with the kids. For more exciting water fun, you can drive up the road to visit Myrtle Waves, a large water park with fun water slides and a lazy river. Adventurous adults can try parasailing above the ocean, and then relaxing with a fishing pole on the pier.

There are so many things to do on the Grand Strand. Myrtle Beach has a new boardwalk and attractions including a giant Ferris wheel. You can visit Ripley's Believe It or Not museum and see the oddities, play in an arcade game, or get a hot dog from Peaches Corners. If you travel to Broadway at the Beach, you have a wide choice of... more

Garden City’s main attraction is the beach. Grab a boogie board and body surf on the waves, or build sand castles with the kids. For more exciting water fun, you can drive up the road to visit Myrtle Waves, a large water park with fun water slides and a lazy river. Adventurous adults can try parasailing above the ocean, and then relaxing with a fishing pole on the pier.

There are so many things to do on the Grand Strand. Myrtle Beach has a new boardwalk and attractions including a giant Ferris wheel. You can visit Ripley's Believe It or Not museum and see the oddities, play in an arcade game, or get a hot dog from Peaches Corners. If you travel to Broadway at the Beach, you have a wide choice of restaurants including Margaretville, owned by Jimmy Buffett. There is also mini golf, a movie theater, and countless shops.

Seafood is the order of the day in the Grand Strand and one of the finest seafood restaurants around is located right in Garden City, maybe even in walking distance of your vacation rental. Sara J's is located right on the marsh, and if the weather is good, you can enjoy your meal outside on the deck. There are numerous restaurants up and down the Strand offering a myriad of choices.

The Carolina Opry, Legends in Concert, and the House of Blues all provide live entertainment. You can find clubs to go dancing or quiet little bars to have a drink.

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All things to do » Things to do

The Pier at Garden City Beach
The Pier at Garden City Beach
Attraction type: Piers & Boardwalks
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Maze Mania & Arcade
Maze Mania & Arcade
Owner description: Amazing fun for the whole family! Maze Mania is a large, outdoor fence maze that changes daily. You race against the clock to beat your friends and family and maybe even make our... more Owner description: Amazing fun for the whole family! Maze Mania is a large, outdoor fence maze that changes daily. You race against the clock to beat your friends and family and maybe even make our wall of fame! When you've mastered the maze, head to the observation deck and cheer on the lost souls still trying to escape this impressive labyrinth. Now under new management the maze will now be hosting special events through out the year including a haunted maze this October and much much more. We have a new web site now with some great information and videos. Also check us out on Facebook and twitter!! There is now a new party room off the back deck that is perfect for birthday parties or for family and friends to get together!! Call us for our party room packages!! Prices are the same with the exception of an all day package for two dollars more!! less
Attraction type: Theme Parks
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Brookgreen Gardens
Brookgreen Gardens(Murrells Inlet)
A beautiful 9,170-acre green park located 16 miles south of Myrtle Beach.
Attraction type: Gardens; Art Museums
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Huntington Beach State Park
Huntington Beach State Park(Murrells Inlet)
Attraction type: State Parks
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Litchfield Beach
Litchfield Beach(Litchfield Beach)
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Pacino's Mediterranean Grille
Pacino's Mediterranean Grille
Price: $11 - $22
Cuisines: Lebanese, Italian, Mediterranean
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Grilled Cheese & Crab Cake Co
Grilled Cheese & Crab Cake Co
Price: $4 - $17
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Flapjacks Pancake Cabin
Flapjacks Pancake Cabin
Cuisines: American
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Conch Cafe
Conch Cafe
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
Good for: Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Greg's Cabana Bar and Grill
Greg's Cabana Bar and Grill
Price: $4 - $15
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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3.0 of 5
The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn
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$109 - $248
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Sea Mystique, a Festiva Resort
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Sea Mystique, a Festiva Resort
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes
4.0 of 5
Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes
$226 - $845
Ranked #1 of 208 Hotels in Myrtle Beach
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Ocean 22 by Hilton Grand Vacations
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Ocean 22 by Hilton Grand Vacations
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Ranked #3 of 208 Hotels in Myrtle Beach
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$174 - $440
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.