Guide to the Best Non-Beach Activities in the Grand Strand | Sea Star Realty

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16 May 2023
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Although the Grand Strand is known for its miles of beautiful and spacious beaches, there is so much to do without the sun and sand! Whether you're traveling with family, seeking golfing thrills, exploring shopping opportunities, indulging in delectable dining, or simply looking to unwind, the Grand Strand has you covered. You can enjoy a wide array of things to do that will keep your family entertained all week long. 

Use this guide to discover some of the best non-beach activities this beautiful coastal region has to offer and book your Grand Strand vacation rental with Sea Star Realty today!

Family Activities

The Grand Strand is a paradise for families seeking unforgettable adventures with endless activities that everyone will love. Visit the exciting Broadway at the Beach, a vibrant entertainment complex featuring unique attractions like WonderWorks, Ripley's Aquarium, and Hollywood Wax Museum. Then immerse yourself in nature at the stunning Brookgreen Gardens, home to beautiful sculptures and captivating wildlife. If you want something more high adrenaline, head to Myrtle Waves Water Park or Family Kingdom Amusement Park for a day filled with thrilling rides and refreshing water fun without all of the sand.

Golf/Mini Golf

The Myrtle Beach area is a haven for golf enthusiasts and is hailed as the "Golf Capital of the World," boasting over 100 championship golf courses. Tee off at renowned courses like the Dunes Golf and Beach Club, TPC Myrtle Beach or World Tour Golf Links, where scenic views and challenging fairways await. For a fun-filled family activity, experience the Grand Strand's famous mini-golf courses, with whimsical themes and engaging obstacles that are sure to delight both kids and adults alike. 


Indulge in some retail therapy during your Grand Strand getaway. Explore the sprawling Tanger Outlets, home to a wide array of designer and brand-name stores offering great discounts. Stroll along the picturesque Market Common, where you'll discover charming boutiques, unique shops, and a vibrant atmosphere. Broadway at the Beach is not only a hub for entertainment but also a shopping haven, housing a diverse range of stores to satisfy every shopper's desires. Grab some souvenirs or search for some amazing beach fashion. No matter what you're looking for, shopping is a great way to spend a day apart from the beach. 


Prepare your taste buds for a culinary adventure in the Grand Strand. From fresh seafood and barbecue joints to international flavors and gourmet delights, the dining scene here has something for everyone. Savor a waterfront meal at Murrells Inlet, known as the "Seafood Capital of South Carolina," where you can enjoy freshly caught seafood in a charming atmosphere. Explore the vibrant restaurant row in Myrtle Beach, offering a variety of cuisines and dining experiences. You can also pick up some groceries and enjoy a homecooked meal in your vacation rental with your fully-equipped kitchen! 

Spend a Day Relaxing in Your Grand Strand Vacation Rental

At Sea Star Realty, we understand the importance of unwinding and finding tranquility during your vacation. Our vacation rentals provide a comfortable and inviting home away from home, allowing you to recharge and make cherished memories with loved ones. Whether you prefer a cozy beachfront cottage or a luxurious oceanfront home, our diverse selection of properties ensures there's a perfect match for your relaxation needs. Soak in breathtaking views, take a dip in your private pool, or simply unwind on your balcony, knowing that Sea Star Realty is committed to providing you with an exceptional vacation experience. Browse through our vacation rentals and book yours today!

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