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Month: December 2020

Myrtle Beach Attractions Open Year Round

Just because you are enjoying a holiday beach vacation or an extended snowbird stay doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all of the fun and excitement that Myrtle Beach has to offer. Sea Crest Resort is conveniently located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, making it easy to find nearby events and attractions – even in the offseason!

Check out these top-rated Myrtle Beach attractions that stay open all year long!


Ripley’s Aquarium | (843) 916-0888

Two kids in front of tank at Ripleys Aquarium, a Myrtle Beach attraction open year round.


Explore the world under the sea and make a few new nautical friends at Ripley’s Aquarium. This 

Broadway at the Beach attraction is a favorite among guests of all ages and offers something for everyone. With two levels of exhibits, there’s plenty to keep you busy for an afternoon. Popular exhibits include Rio Amazon, Rainbow Rock, Friendship Flats, and the famous Dangerous Reef glide-path that allows guests to get up close and personal with sharks. The newest exhibit at Ripley’s is the Penguin Encounter. There is even a Live Penguin Cam you can watch from home anytime. Other draws include the on-site café, interactive discovery center, and gift shop. Ripley’s offers a variety of ticket options including Day Passes and VIrtual Tour Tickets. See their website for more information and pricing details. 


Hollywood Wax Museum | (843) 444-0091

Located right across from the popular Broadway at the Beach, this recent addition to the Myrtle Beach attraction lineup is hard to miss! The Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center is actually home to three unique attractions. The largest and most well known, as one might guess, is the Hollywood Wax Museum. Guests can pose with popular famous figures like Jonny Depp, Brad Pitt, Michael Jackson, and Marilyn Monroe – to name a few. The other two attractions include Hannah’s House of Mirrors and Breakout – Dread the Undead. All attractions can be enjoyed with the All-Access Pass, $36.99 for adults and $19.99 for children 4-11, or toured individually. Tickets may be purchased online in advance.


EdVenture Myrtle Beach | (843) 839-0475

Explore, play, and learn with a variety of interactive exhibits built for young minds at EdVenture Children’s Museum. Interactive exhibits include an interactive space ship climbing structure, two model aircraft with real plane propellers, a flight simulator, and much more! There is also a designated area with hands-on interactives for kids 3 years old and under. The facility hosts birthday parties and field trips. Admission is $8 for children and adults. Children under 2 are free. EdVenture is located in The Market Common on Howard Ave. Find a full list of exhibits and party rental details on their website


Legends in Concert | (843) 238-7827

See your idols live at Legends in Concert! This exciting live entertainment venue is home to the nation’s most talented tribute artists. Authentic costumes, colorful props, and expert choreography are just a few things that guests can look forward to. Popular past performers include Michael Jackson, Dolly Parton, The Blues Brothers, Rod Stewart, and the king himself – Elvis. Shows are offered throughout the year and change seasonally to be sure there is always someone new to enjoy. For current show details, visit Legends in Concert online


Brookgreen Gardens | (843) 235-6000Beautiful live oaks at Brookgreen Gardens, one of the Myrtle Beach attractions open year round.

With more than 9,000 acres of botanical gardens speckled with an impressive lineup of handmade sculptures, it’s not hard to see why Brookgreen Gardens remains a popular destination throughout the year. Notable exhibits include Live Oak Allee, Fountain of the Muses Garden, the Dorothy P. Peace Garden Room for Children, and the Labyrinth. Additionally, Brookgreen features a Lowcountry Zoo, an on-site café, creek excursion boat rides, and regular events throughout the year like Brew in the Zoo and Night of a Thousand Candles. Brookgreen takes pride in showcasing local artisans throughout the year. Check their website for full details of current exhibits being shown. 


WonderWorks | (843) 626-9962

Experience more than 100 interactive exhibits that will spark the minds of guests young and old at WonderWorks Museum. Located at Broadway at the Beach, WonderWorks features six different “wonder zones” full of unique, hands-on exhibits. Popular attractions include the Hurricane Shack, Trivia Wall, Mission to Mars, Wonder Coaster, and Wonder Brite. Additionally, WonderWorks offers an indoor ropes course, outdoor obstacle course, 6D moving theatre, laser tag arena, and zip line over Lake Broadway. Tickets are $27.99 for adults (13-59), $21.99 for children (5-12) and seniors (60+), and free for children 4 and under. After Dark entry is $10 for all ages, Monday through Friday after 3pm only with tickets purchased online


Rockin’ Jump | (843) 242-3264

Jump, dunk, and challenge yourself to a slew of interactive attractions at Rockin’ Jump, Myrtle Beach’s ultimate indoor trampoline park! Rockin’ Jump features eight entertaining attractions: the Ninja Challenge Course, Dodgeball Arena, Slam Dunk Zone, Warped Wall, Wipe Out, Aerial Silks, Fidget Ladder, and Open Jump Area. Rockin’ Jump is fun for all ages, no matter what the weather outside. Rockin’ Jump also features a handful of events throughout the year, an on-site cafe, and hosts group events like birthday parties. Pricing is determined by the length of time you’d like to jump, but check the website for specials and deals currently available. 


Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Located from 1st Ave N to 15th Ave N alone Ocean Blvd., the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk offers plenty of year-round entertainment to please guests of all ages. The Myrtle Beach Skywheel, Sling Shot Thrill Ride, Zip Line Adventures, and Ripley’s Moving Theater are just a few attractions that you will find, plus a slew of arcades and local shops. The Boardwalk also offers tons of decadent dining options, both casual and upscale, to keep you fueled and ready to explore. The Carolina Country Music Fest is hosted annually each summer on the Boardwalk. Just head to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk to see what all the fun is about!


Broadway Grand Prix | (843) 839-4080Family and friends driving go carts at Broadway Grand Prix, one of the Myrtle Beach attractions open year round

Another great attraction open year-round is the fast-moving Broadway Grand Prix. This family race park is home to seven different go-cart tracks, an arcade, mini-golf course, kiddie amusement rides, and a snack bar. Each track is segmented by skill level from the expert Grand Prix Pro track all the way to the family track, where racers (40” and up) can ride alone or in doubles. Pricing for All-You-Can-Ride wristbands is determined by height: Toddler Band (36”-39”) is $12.99, Rookie Band (40”-47”) is $29.99, and Pro Band (48”&Up) is $39.99. Visit the website for discounted wristband prices and weekly pass information. 


Mini Golf 

It’s no secret that golf is one of the biggest draws to the Myrtle Beach area. Get the whole family involved by playing some of the year-round mini-golf courses along the Grand Strand. Here are some mini-golf courses open year-round with their distances from Sea Crest Resort:


Jungle Lagoon Miniature Golf – 0.5 mile 

Pirates Watch Adventure Golf – 1 mile

Cancun Lagoon Adventure Golf – 1.2 miles   

Mt. Atlanticus Minotaur Golf – 1.4 miles  

Jurassic Mini Golf – 2.5 miles 

Captain Hooks Adventure Golf – 2.8 miles

Mutiny Bay Miniature Golf – 16.8 miles

Molten Mountain Miniature Golf – 17.9 miles


Barefoot Landing | (843) 272-8349

Barefoot Landing is an enormous shopping center located in North Myrtle Beach (13 miles from Sea Crest Resort). It has over 100 stores and dining options to choose from, plus exciting events throughout the year. If bad weather happens during your vacation, then Barefoot Landing is a perfect place for the family to spend quality time together.  Barefoot Landing is open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. 


Be sure to check our full Myrtle Beach Attractions page for more information on area things to do. And if you are ready to book your next off-season vacation at Sea Crest Resort, we have plenty of specials running to help make this the best vacation ever!



Things to do in myrtle beach in the winter, couple snuggling on the beach

November through February is considered the “off-season” for Myrtle Beach. But just because the temperatures have cooled down, doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of fun and adventurous things to do in Myrtle Beach in the Winter months. 

Myrtle Beach’s average temperature in the winter is around 55°F so it’s cool but not bone-chillingly cold like most northern states. It may not be warm enough to swim, but there are loads of activities, indoor and outdoor, to keep you busy during your stay at Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort this winter. We’ve put together a list of area attractions, events, and activities to make the search a bit easier. 

Stroll on the Beach or the MB Boardwalk

While the water may be a bit too chilly to take a dip in the ocean, the beach is still beautiful and can make for a peaceful walk with your significant other, family, or furry friend.

There are over 80 businesses along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk including restaurants, beachwear stores, gift shops, and more. And while not all of the shops or attractions may be open, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is open all year round and is a great spot to grab a hot cocoa or coffee and take a stroll.


Holiday Shows, Lights & More

If you are planning to be in Myrtle Beach before the holiday season ends, be sure to check out all of the local Myrtle Beach businesses sharing their holiday cheer. 

Christmas Lights in Myrtle Beach can be seen from one end of the Grand Strand to the other. But holiday activities don’t end there! Christmas shows, special meals with Santa, and more are all available when celebrating Christmas in Myrtle Beach



Whether before or after Christmas, shopping in Myrtle Beach and along the Grand Strand is abundant. There are numerous specialty shops, major chains, and local boutiques where shoppers will find just the right piece they have been looking for. 

If you are doing some holiday shopping this season, the discounts and sales are great! Here is a list of shopping plazas in the area. 

  • Tanger Outlets: Hwy 501 in Carolina Forest and Hwy 17 Bus. in Myrtle Beach
  • The Market Common: Farrow Parkway in Myrtle Beach
  • The Hammock Shops Village: Ocean Hwy in Pawleys Island
  • Coastal Grand Mall: Hwy 17 Byp in Myrtle Beach
  • Barefoot Landing: Hwy 17 S in North Myrtle Beach
  • Broadway at the Beach: Hwy 17 Byp in Myrtle Beach 
  • Myrtle Beach Mall: Hwy 17 Bus. in Myrtle Beach 
  • Arcadian Shores Commons: Kings Road in Myrtle Beach (across from Tanger Outlets)
  • Coastal North Town Center: Hwy 17 N in North Myrtle Beach


Day Trips

If you find yourself wanting to see more of the South, consider taking a quick day trip to one of our nearby neighbors. Within two hours of Myrtle Beach, there are quite a few great cities to explore and each has its own unique activities to enjoy. 

Take a stroll down the Conway RiverWalk. Explore the history and culture of Downtown Charleston. Join a tour of the iconic Battleship NC in Wilmington. Visit a historical plantation in Georgetown. Or bask in the winter sun on the picturesque beaches of Pawleys Island. 

No matter which city you might choose, you can travel to each area without having to worry about finding a new place to stay. 


>Related: Explore the South Side of the Grand Strand 



Myrtle Beach is home to some of the best shows and top performers in the South. Many will travel far and wide to come to the Alabama Theatre, The Carolina Opry, and more! What’s even better, during the winter months most of our theatres offer a holiday show, like the renowned Christmas Show of the South, put on by the talented performers of The Carolina Opry. 

Here is a list of the theatres, shows, and local performances along the Grand Strand. 

  • Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show
  • Medieval Times
  • Legends in Concert
  • Theatre of the Republic
  • GTS Theatre
  • Long Bay Symphony


Activities, Attractions & More 

There are so many fun and exciting things to do in Myrtle Beach in the winter, we almost don’t have to mention them all. But for families, we want to be sure your trip to Myrtle Beach is one that you and your kids won’t forget. Here are a few more area attractions that are open during the winter months. 


If you are a fan of art, history, and the like, be sure to plan a visit to these local museums and art galleries. 

  • Myrtle Beach Art Museum
  • North Myrtle Beach Historical Museum 
  • Wheels of Yesteryear
  • Historic Myrtle Beach Colored School Museum & Education Center
  • Atalaya Castle in Huntington Beach State Park


>Related: Myrtle Beach Attractions Open Year Round


We hope that this list of things to do in Myrtle Beach in the winter has inspired you. With fewer crowds and milder temperatures, Myrtle Beach can still be exciting during the colder months. Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort can’t wait to make your next winter vacation the best one yet!

Check out all of the specials we are currently offering to be sure you get the best deal!