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Located just south of the North Carolina / South Carolina border, Myrtle Beach is a fantastic place to visit and between golf, surfing, fishing, and munching on seafood there is something for everyone.

The folks at Visit Myrtle Beach sent this list of "hot things to do besides golf", so I wanted to share it with you guys.


Surf the Earth, a gear shop founded by an outdoor enthusiast who wanted to encourage people to get out and experience what the region has to offer, offers a unique paddleboard yoga where participants paddle to a secluded beach and complete a core-focused yoga routine, all while exploring some of the area’s stunning eco-system. If yoga isn't your thing, don't worry they offer tons of other paddleboard experiences too!

More than 300 species of birds have been spotted at Huntington Beach State Park, considered by many to be the best birding spot in South Carolina.

Bike the 26 miles from Murrels Inlet through Huntington Beach State Park to Litchfield Beach.

Enjoy a variety of living history programs – including making a plaster animal track, learning about sharks, catching crabs, dressing up like a bat, solving a sea turtle mystery and more – at the Myrtle Beach State Park, free with admission.


The Center for Birds of Prey offers weekly flight demonstrations of wild birds on Saturdays. A $20 entrance fee includes a tour, the demonstration and all-day access to the Center.

Go diving for historic submarines and shipwrecks at Coastal Scuba in Murrells Inlet. The outfit offers 14 different scuba diving adventures for drivers with a variety of experiences.

Wade or kayak while fly fishing for tailing redfish with an experienced guide and fly fisherman in historic Hobcaw Barony plantation’s pristine salt marsh creeks and flats.

Try your hand at crabbing at Garden City Beach or enjoy the fishing at Garden City Beach Pier, voted locally as the best fishing pier in Myrtle Beach.


Kayak to Drunken Jack Island, reputed to hold the treasures of the pirate Blackbeard, while enjoying Myrtle Beach's salt marshes, full of wildlife.