Though Myrtle Beach is known for its pristine, sandy shores and plethora of fun, family friendly attractions, the bustling atmosphere can sometimes become overwhelming for some. If you want to spend a day enjoying a different area and a slower pace, head south to Murrells Inlet and spend the day exploring the Marsh Walk. This popular inlet front venue offers plenty for you and your family to do and is a great way to escape the crowds of the main Myrtle Beach area.
Water sport fanatics will love the thrilling options at the Crazy Sister Marina. Rent out a boat for the day and spend the day leisurely cruising the inlet or rent a few jet skis for a little friendly competition. For a real thrill, take a ride on a banana boat or try parasailing. If you are on a budget, kayaks and long boards are also available for rent and are a bit more budget friendly. Do you have smaller children in the group? Book a ride on the Pirate Adventure boat or take the family for a scenic cruise on the Bahama Mama. Enjoy fishing? Spend a day on the Inlet Princess offshore fishing or book a private charter. Whatever your budget or time frame, you are sure to find plenty to keep your family busy at the marina.
Shoppers will also be pleased with the local vendors that set up show along the Marsh Walk. During the summer, you will see a variety of local artisans offering everything from handmade jewelry and art to specialty food items and the freshest seafood in town. There is also the original Lazy Gator located right across from the Marsh Walk which offers thousands of unique gifts and souvenirs!
Refuel at one of the fantastic inlet front restaurants on the Marsh Walk. All are connected via a waterfront boardwalk, making it easy to restaurant hop and work off a few calories after dinner. The area’s best wood fired pizzas can be found at Bovine’s while great seafood can be found at Creek Ratz
. Head to Captain Dave’s Dockside
for juicy steaks or Wicked Tuna for succulent sushi. No matter what your palette is craving, you are sure to find something to satisfy everyone in your group on the Marsh Walk. The restaurants also feature live music throughout the week so stick around and enjoy a night out on the town!
The Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk is the perfect place to enjoy a slower pace and spend time with the family. This quaint, seaside town offers plenty of shopping, entertainment, and dining for a full day’s worth of fun. Make sure a trip to this popular destination is a part of your next Myrtle Beach vacatio