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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 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!