As its name suggests, the main attraction in Myrtle Beach is its 60-mile stretch of sand and sun known as the Grand Strand. Its natural beauty attracts flocks of sun worshippers each year, as evidenced by the coastline’s numerous hotels. In Myrtle Beach, though, the beach is just the beginning. Travelers will be surprised to find that the city offers an array of family-friendly attractions, bustling clubs and excellent shopping.
Patrons of our Marriott hotels in Myrtle Beach can easily enjoy the area’s top attractions, including Family Kingdom Amusement Park, a Myrtle Beach institution and home to the largest Ferris wheel in the state. Browse our hotels near the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk to stay close to the action. This area consists of an enormous shopping and entertainment complex that houses Ripley’s Aquarium, featuring a 750,000-gallon tank and a collection of sharks. For a more upscale shopping experience, visitors can stop by Market Common and browse such popular stores as Williams-Sonoma, Anthropologie and Pottery Barn.
For things to do in Myrtle Beach that’ll get your heart racing, check out the Myrtle Beach Speedway. Before you visit, see what events are coming to the tracks, including NASCAR sanctioned races. For activities sure to keep the kids entertained, Myrtle Waves provides hours of entertainment. With over 30 slides, a lazy river and other water-based rides, the whole family is promised a fun-filled time.