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Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

'Best Oceanfront Mile on the Strand'

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, the newest and best oceanfront mile on the Grand Strand, is what you get when you put together 300,000 nails, 10,000 bolts, 555,000 screws, and almost 800,000 feet of lumber.

After nine months of construction the new Boardwalk is now open, and ready for you to take a stroll "on the boards"! 

Travel and Leisure
recently announced the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk as number two in the country, and National Geographic named it third!

This is definitely a "must-see" on your Carolina Coast Vacation! 


It is just over a mile long and extends from the 2nd Avenue Pier to the 14th Avenue Pier with several places for beach access. The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is definitely a fun place to hang out for dining, shopping, and entertainment.

Three different sections
makeup this outstanding Boardwalk. 

The North Walkway, with it's absolutely beautiful landscaping, is the first section which starts at the 14th Avenue Pier and continues to Plyler Park at 11th Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard. 

The Center Section, runs from Plyler Park to 8th Avenue, is the widest section and most lively with it's beach shops, arcades, music, cafes, and oceanfront dining.

The last section, South Promenade, is a more peaceful and relaxing part of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and extends from 8th Avenue North to the 2nd Avenue Pier where you will find a nice oceanfront park. 

Events and Festivals


You can be part of the events and festivals that happen all summer long from early June through mid August at the Boardwalk's Hot Summer Nights.  All entertainment is free to the public!

Listed below are events happening every day of the week.

  • Monday  Have fun at the Kid's Carnival in the evening with bounce houses, face painting, jugglers, and even stilt walkers!
  • Tuesday  Live Concerts
  • Wednesday  Spectacular fireworks display launced over the Atlantic Ocean at the 2nd Ave Pier!
  • Thursday  Bagpipers perform
  • Friday  A wonderful Dixieland band entertains you!
  • Saturday  Live Concerts
  • Sunday  Magnificent street performers will entertain you including human statues, acrobatics, jugglers, and much more!

Wait .... It Gets Even Better!

The "heart" of Myrtle Beach is overflowing with new attractions and one in particular is visible for miles.  It is the fantastic SkyWheel, the only observation wheel of its kind in the United States! 

It is set to open in May 2011, stands 200 feet tall, and has more than one million LED state of the art lights!

The wheel is made up of 42 climate controlled glass gondolas which seats up to six people. 

It's a ten minute ride you will never forget. Plus, you get a panoramic view of the coastline!  I can't wait to try it out! 

Jimmy Buffett's LandShark  Bar & Grille

And if that's not enough .... right next door to the SkyWheel will be home to the newest oceanfront "beach joint", Jimmy Buffett's LandShark Bar & Grille! 

This is your chance to relax to great beach music with the sounds of waves crashing in the background, while you enjoy your favorite beverage and great food!  And, to make it more "beachy", most of the seating is outdoors! 

After dinner, check out the wonderful gift shop for one-of-a-kind souvenirs at the LandShark Surfshack!  Also, you can enjoy a spectacular light show held every evening after dark. WOW!

Booked your vacation plans yet?  What are you waiting for?  Get started right here by checking out our Myrtle Beach Hotels and come enjoy the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk!

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Bring Your Best Friend, it's Pet Friendly!

beach-dogGo ahead, bring your best friend... it's okay, but they must be on a leash.  There are certain times you can walk your dog on the Boardwalk, though. 

During the summer months, from
May 1 through Labor Day, dogs are only allowed from 5:00 AM  to 10:00 AM.  The rest of the year, from the day after Labor Day to May 1, dogs are allowed at any time. Remember, they must always be on a leash.

 Myrtle Beach also has wonderful pet-friendly hotels and you can check them out right here!

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