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Must Do's

We are going to Myrtle Beach for the first time in August for 10 days. What are "must do's"? We love the beach and good food especially with beautiful views of the water. We'll be staying in North Myrtle Beach.

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http://www.tv33mb.com/?page_id=16

Good place to start..........

Barefoot, dinner and mini golf makes a decent evening.

Broadway by itself takes an entire evening if not an afternoon.

Brookgreen Gardens would be an all day deal.

Calahans and dinner at Calabash isn't a bad night out.

An evening down to "the strip" in MB. Boardwalk and Skywheel.

Several shows to take in. Just have to decide which one suits your tastes in entertainment.

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I second the first post by Pop. Barefoot Landing & Broadway At The Beach are must see venues while your staying. I would recommend going on different nights though. Both venues have enough to keep you busy for an evening. Pier 14 in central Myrtle Beach (next to the SkyWheel) is a decent place to visit at sunset. Restaurant on the Pier is great (from what I hear/reviews). I just go for the views! The "strip" would be an ok place to visit if you don’t mind a little insanity. It's not that bad but some of the younger crowd can be rowdy in that area. North Myrtle Beach has a ton of mini golf as well if you want to get some mini golf in!

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The above suggestions are great! I would suggest a few more things in the south such as:

Pawleys Island Hammock Shops: http://www.thehammockshops.com/

Tour Atalaya at Huntington Beach State Park (across the street from Brookgreen Gardens): http://www.huntingtonbeachstatepark.com/

Dinner in Murrells Inlet. My favorite places are http://www.leesinletkitchen.com/ and http://www.drunkenjacks.com/

And if you want to get away from the MB area, Historic Georgetown is a nice relaxing morning/afternoon: http://www.historicgeorgetownsc.com/

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Weekend breakfast buffet at the Sea Captains House has shrimp and grits, choose your omelet and fresh fruit. Go early if you can.

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Where in N.J. are you from. Sayreville for me.

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Lived in Myrtle Beach for Nine years. One of the best things to do is go to the state park. You can have a great day on the beach without all the Tourist (lol). Restrooms are nice and right by the beach. There are walking trails and a large fishing pier. Large areas under huge shady trees with a ocean breeze, a great place to snooze and relax. You can stop buy a locate supermarket grab some buns, hot dogs and charcoal and cook out. Just a nice place to unwind and enjoy the beach.

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I absolutely LOVE Barbara's recommendation! The MB State Park is one of the most underrated attractions in the area. It's nice to just get away from the hustle and bustle of the crowds for a little bit and just relax.

If you're going to be in North Myrtle Beach, the park is about a 40 minute drive away (with traffic) but well worth it. Here's a quick link (http://www.myrtlebeachstatepark.net/)

I'd also recommend that you try jet skiing or parasailing while you're here. Nothing beats zipping along on the IntraCoastal Waterway at 50mph during the Summer :)

It can be expensive, but totally worth it. Check out the local directory for current prices (http://myrtlebeachjetskirentals.net/)

Good luck and enjoy your time at the beach!

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Water park of some sort.

Miniature Golf.

Boogie Boarding.

Real golf, if you play. (Quite affordable)

MagiQuest for kids.

Seeing the tigers at Preservation Station or going on the actual safari. (Expensive)

Alligator Adventure at Barefoot Landing

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Take a ride to historical Georgetown. It's a great Daytrip and take a plantation or Lighthouse ? Sea Island Tour with Capt Rod and then have a nice dinner overlooking the harbourwalk at the River Room. It's an outstanding restaurant with great service.

Edited: 3:18 pm, May 30, 2013
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10. Re: Must Do's

Thanks everyone! Can't wait to go.

Tonymik -- we are from Westfield and Randolph