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Myrtle Beach Family Attractions, Dining & Boutique Options

Located in downtown Myrtle Beach, The Patricia Grand is easily accessible to various popular family attractions, restaurants, and shopping centers. Check out some of the best Myrtle Beach family destinations below.

Seafood Plates

Sea Captain's House

A local and visitor favorite, the iconic Sea Captain’s House in Myrtle Beach features appetizing seafood options with a stunning oceanfront view. And don’t forget breakfast and brunch, a Sea Captain’s House staple.


Sole Italian Restaurant

Featuring fresh, made-to-order Italian dishes is Sole Italian Restaurant, located in Myrtle Beach. With mouthwatering meals like Ravioli, Calamari Marinara, and Ribeye, there’s something delicious for everyone.

Pizza Slice

Ultimate California Pizza

For great pizza, salads and appetizers, Ultimate California Pizza is the go-to with two locations in Myrtle Beach and a Game Zone on Restaurant Row.

Beef Steaks

Rioz Brazillian Steakhouse

For a completely unique dining experience for the family, Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse offers guests delicious table-side service with plenty of mouth-watering choices like beef, pork, lamb, and poultry.

Shrimp & Grits

Paula Deen's Family Restaurant

Enjoy southern-fried homestyle cooking at Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, implementing family style dining including favorites like southern-fried chicken and all the fixins’.

Gourmet Burger

River City Cafe

Feed your appetite at River City Cafe, featuring tons of mouth-watering burgers, sandwiches and appetizers. With seven locations throughout the Grand Strand, there’s plenty of tasty opportunities for you to enjoy.

Shrimp Cocktail

Landry's Restaurant

Landry’s Seafood House, located at Broadway at the Beach, features fresh seafood, savory steaks and delectable desserts, all with lakefront views.

Chicken & Waffles

Johnny D's Waffles & Bakery

Johnny D’s Waffle & Bakery, located in Myrtle Beach, provides a dining experience committed to delicious breakfast entrees like pancakes and waffles, and sweet and savory baked goods.

Arcade Games

Dave & Busters

Grab a bite, shoot some hoops and relax with a cold one as you watch the big game at Dave & Buster’s in The Avenue section of Broadway at the Beach.

Medieval Uniform

Medieval Times

Eat like royalty at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Myrtle Beach, as you witness dueling knights sword fight and joust their way to victory during the king’s tournament.

Water Slide

Myrtle Waves Water Park

Splash into a sunny day full of water slides, lazy rivers and more at Myrtle Waves Water Park with the family, the largest water park in South Carolina.

Space Suit


Located at Broadway at the Beach, this Myrtle Beach area attraction was once a top-secret laboratory. Today, WonderWorks is now an “amusement park for the mind,” with over 100 hands on exhibits that will allow your imagination to run wild.

Myrtle Beach Skyline

Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

Soar 200 feet above the Grand Strand when you take flight on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, the tallest Ferris wheel east of the Mississippi River. Your ride begins in one of 42 climate-controlled gondolas, and as you rise above the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, you’ll discover an entirely new perspective of the Atlantic Ocean.

Sunset Pier

Second Avenue Pier

Enjoy a day fishing in the beautiful Myrtle Beach sun, or dine with a spectacular view at the Pier House Restaurant when you visit the Second Avenue Pier located off of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk in downtown Myrtle Beach.

Looking at Dress

Coastal Grand Mall

Explore a variety of shopping options, from H&M to Express or Belk to JC Penney, there’s something for everyone at South Carolina’s second largest shopping mall. Coastal Grand Mall also features a movie theater with recliner seating and fine dining throughout.

Holding Skirt

Tanger Outlets Hwy. 501

Discover great deals and special promotions during a day of shopping at Tanger Outlets on Hwy. 501 in Myrtle Beach. Tanger features plenty of amazing deals so you can save while shopping big brands like Gap, J. Crew, Columbia, Levi’s, and much more!

Happy Shopping

Gay Dolphin

The Gay Dolphin sits just a short drive down the road on Ocean Blvd. and is considered Myrtle Beach’s premier collectibles and gifts shop. This oceanfront Gift Cove is a Myrtle Beach landmark that offers over 70,000 items in 30,000 sq. ft. of space!


Market Common

Spend a relaxing day shopping outdoors at the Market Common, a popular destination for casual strolls, shopping, and dining. The Market Common features many national brands and specialty boutiques in Myrtle Beach, like Barnes & Noble, Coastal Urge, Orvis, Bath & Body Works, and much more! You can also catch a movie at their stadium-seating movie theater.

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Broadway at the Beach

Another one of Myrtle Beach’s premier landmarks is Broadway at the Beach, which features shopping, dining, and entertainment for all ages. Broadway’s 350-acre entertainment complex keeps visitors coming back year after year.

Happy Taxi

Taxi Services Contact Information

Anchor Taxi – 843-444-0101
Beachside – 843-448-8888
Palmetto Cab – 843-444-4000
Diamond Cab – 843-443-9000
Midnight Express Limos – 843-236-7910
Myrtle Beach Direct – 877-432-3473

Car Key

Car Rental Services Contact Information

United Express – 800-241-6522
Alamo – 877-603-0615
Avis – 800-831-2847
Budget – 800-527-0700
Enterprise – 800-325-8007
Hertz – 800-654-3131
National – 888-868-6207

Airport Stewardess

Airline Contact Information

Delta – 800-221-1212
Continental – 800-525-0280
Northwest – 800-255-2525
Spirit – 800-772-7117
US Airways – 800-428-4322

Bus Passengers

Bus Services Contact Information

Greyhound – 800-231-2222
Coast RTA – 843-488-0865
Amtrack – Florence,SC (70mi) 800-872-7245