Beyond the Beach: Myrtle Beach’s Year-Round Fun

November 9th, 2023

It’s natural to think about the summer when it comes to Myrtle Beach, but there’s fun to be had year-round for Grande Dunes residents and visitors alike. Beyond the sandy shores, Myrtle Beach offers a wealth of non-beach activities that will keep you entertained every month. From cultural attractions to outdoor adventures and everything in between, enjoyment knows no one season in our vibrant city. Let’s dive into a world of year-round excitement awaiting you in Myrtle Beach!

Broadway at the Beach – Without The Beach

You can always enjoy Broadway at the Beach, even if the weather isn’t ideal for beach activities. “Broadway” is a vibrant hub of entertainment and attractions. No matter the season, step into the world of live performances, from hilarious comedy acts at Carolina Comedy Club to remarkable tribute shows at Legends in Concert. Dive deep into the mysteries of the ocean at Ripley’s Aquarium and explore the wonders of science at WonderWorks. For some friendly competition, challenge your pals to a round of mini-golf on creatively themed courses or within the world of arcades at Dave & Buster’s and the Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum. Adventure seekers can immerse themselves in virtual reality experiences at VR World or put their wits to the test in captivating escape rooms. Broadway at the Beach weaves together a tapestry of excitement and amusement for all ages.

Myrtle Museum Mania

 Induct yourself into one of Myrtle Beach’s Halls of Fame and museums, each offering a unique perspective on the region’s rich history. Pine Lakes Country Club hosts the Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame, honoring golf legends who shaped the area’s golfing reputation. Continue your adventure at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, home to the South Carolina Hall of Fame, honoring a diverse array of luminaries who shaped the Palmetto State’s legacy. At Murrells Inlet, discover the South Carolina Biker Hall of Fame, a testament to the region’s vibrant motorcycle culture. Finally, pay your respects at Sands Resorts’ Hall of Heroes, a solemn tribute to service members past and present, featuring replicas of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and a touching 9/11 tribute.

Local History For Every Season

Explore Myrtle Beach’s historic sites year-round for a captivating journey into the Lowcountry’s past. Brookgreen Gardens, a National Historic Landmark, boasts beautiful botanical gardens and a vast outdoor sculpture museum. The Kaminski House Museum in Georgetown offers a glimpse into the life of the “King of Georgetown” in an antebellum home. Cruise the Waccamaw Lady riverboat to witness rice plantations, wildlife, and historic, rural architecture. Don’t miss the Rice Museum either, showcasing Georgetown’s vital rice crop history. Finally, explore Atalaya Castle at Huntington Beach State Park, once the winter home of Brookgreen Gardens’ founders. These historic gems await your visit in the heart of the South Carolina coast.

Make Some Noise For These Myrtle Teams

Consider the Grand Strand a year-round sports extravaganza. Feel the excitement as you watch minor league baseball with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Chicago Cubs’ farm team. Speaking of baseball, pay a visit to the acclaimed Ripken Experience, a top-notch baseball facility honoring legends like Cal Ripken Jr. and Bill Ripken, where the top baseball athletes in the world fine-tune their craft. Head inland for Coastal Carolina University’s Division I college athletics, particularly football, where winning is the standard. The Myrtle Beach Mutiny, playing in the National Premier Soccer League, brings the world’s favorite game to our beach.

Grande Dunes is a place to live, grow,  and be your happiest self all year round. Myrtle Beach is often considered to be a place for temporary vacations and escapes, but the fun never stops. From our resort-style amenities to the never-ending excitement of the Grand Strand, Grande Dunes is the ideal home for someone who wants every day to be different and memorable. Find your home today!