Consistently ranked as one of the best cities in the country for celebrating the 4th of July as its options for family-fun, dining, shopping, nightlife, and more are so bountiful. Whatever your taste – whether it be watching fireworks from a pier, on the beach, or from the patio of your favorite watering hole – Myrtle Beach has you covered.
One of the most popular destinations in Myrtle Beach, fireworks will be shot over Lake Broadway. You'll have plenty to do leading up to the big show as there are numerous dining and nightlife alternatives, as well as activities for the kids like zip lining and a carousel. You may even want stay near Broadway, so make sure you check out rooms when searching Myrtle Beach hotels for 4th of July.
Located in North Myrtle Beach, this historic pier, built in the 1950s, has survived numerous hurricanes. Search for Myrtle Beach hotels for 4th of July close to this magnificent pier and you could watch fireworks from your balcony.
Another complex with a glut of options to satisfy your hunger, quench your thirst, and delight your senses. The fireworks start after dark on the 4th, but there are musical performances nightly and you also have various restaurants, bars, and other attractions to choose from.
Amusement parks, theme parks, an aquarium, a wax museum, and much more. Once you and your family visit Myrtle Beach, you'll ask yourself; does Myrtle Beach really have everything? You'll be hard-pressed to come up with an answer. Check out Myrtle Beach vacation rentals for 4th of July to explore all the activities on offer.
Non-stop fun for the entire family here! A giant slide, bumper cars, a humongous swinging pirate ship and more will have you and the kiddos exhausted from jubilance.
Disconnect from civilization and take a tour down the Black River in a kayak where you'll get a first-hand glimpse at native wildlife such as herons and alligators. There are even carnivorous plants!
The name says it all! Water slides, a historic wooden roller coaster, a tilt-a-whirl, and the Hurricane free fall ride are just a sample what's to come at what is adrenaline-rush-central for kids. Make sure you check the height requirements before you go.
Take a trip to the depths of the ocean and see aquatic life such as sharks, tarpon, moray eel, and piranhas. For the truly brave, check out the Dive with Sharks experience.
A 30-minute excursion where your laser gun is your only weapon against hungry zombies that hide in the darkness around every turn. For children eight years and up.
If you're in Myrtle Beach for the 4th, then surely you're in the mood for some of that good old hickory smoked goodness that is common across the South. It's your vacation – indulge! Below are some of the favorite spots in Myrtle Beach.
In business for 25 years, so they must be doing something right! Their Memphis Style barbecue is slow smoked over aged hickory – the only right way to cook barbecue! The traditional sides include creamy mac and cheese, collard greens, and baked beans.
A simple but delicious joint behind a gas station where they hickory smoke their meat, and the sauce is out of sight! You can also buy it in bulk if you have your extended family with you.
Located about 20 minutes from central Myrtle Beach by car and named after the owner's grandfather, everything here is made from scratch. The meat is cooked low and slow and you can even get hand-breaded fried chicken!