Iconic East Coast boardwalks, expansive stretches of sandy seaside and numerous golf courses make Myrtle Beach the perfect minimoon location for a laid back agenda. Even with its easygoing appeal, the town is home to enough attractions to be considered a first class post-wedding destination. Here are some of our favorite places to stay, eat and explore in Myrtle Beach.
Where to Stay: Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
A central location and award winning luxury are two of the best reasons to book a room at this retreat. Need more convincing? The resort is known for its outstanding service, elegant rooms and incredible on-site restaurants.
What to Eat: Rockefellers Raw Bar
This roadside restaurant is all about the freshest, tastiest seafood. Order shrimp, scallops or mussels from the raw bar, or sit down to savor a shrimp or crab cake dinner. If you find yourself hesitating over the menu you can always stick to a local classic: shrimp ‘n’ grits.
Where to Go: The Grand Strand
In Myrtle Beach, the top attraction is the beach itself. The Grand Strand boasts 60 miles of white sand and is a prime location for swimming, sunbathing, surfing, sailing and those long romantic walks a minimoon deserves.
Need to Know
- Embrace your inner child at one of the area’s amusement parks.
- Schedule around spring break, which is especially popular with vacation-bound college students.
- King’s Highway, also known as “Restaurant Row,” is packed with the city’s finer dining spots.