Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer
Back to Blog

5 of the Best-Kept Secrets in Myrtle Beach

a train crossing a bridge over a body of water

5 of the Best-Kept Secrets in Myrtle Beach

Some of the best Myrtle Beach things to do are pretty obvious. No trip to the area would be complete without visiting the shoreline, hanging out at Broadway on the Beach, or taking a ride on the SkyWheel. But if you want to take your crew off the beaten path, we’ve got you covered! We’ve got five of the best kept secrets in Myrtle Beach for you to check out on your trip.

1. Myrtle Beach Art Museum

If you’re looking to get out of a sudden rain shower or the hot summer sun, take a trip to the Myrtle Beach Art Museum. There are 11 galleries with breathtaking works of art on display all year long. You can easily spend an entire afternoon admiring the pieces. You can find permanent exhibits as well as seasonal displays. Best of all, this attraction is absolutely free for all to enjoy!

2. Pier at Garden City

You might already know about spots like the Myrtle Beach State Park Pier or the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade, but chances are that you don’t know about the Pier at Garden City. You’ll find so much more than just beautiful views and great fishing opportunities here! You can stroll down the pier to enjoy the sounds of karaoke, get competitive in the Pier Arcade, or get a hand-dipped ice cream come at the Deck Bar and Café.

3. Peaches’ Corner

Interested in stepping back in time on your summer vacation in Myrtle Beach? Enjoy a meal at Peaches Corner, founded all the way back in 1937. In 1943, Eunice and Johnny Burroughs purchased the restaurant from Peach Justice (the original owner and “Momma Peach” herself, and the eatery has been in the Burroughs family ever since. Today, you can find all your beachside favorites, including hot dogs and burgers, cold soda, and all the ice cream your heart desires!

4. L.W. Paul Living History Farm

Take your history lesson outdoors when you head to the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. This incredible destination will transport you back to the early 1900s and allow you to see what it was like to work on a real working farm during that time. Learn how a blacksmith works with iron, how farm animals are raised, how tobacco is harvested, and so much more. Tours are free and last about an hour.

5. Nacho Hippo

Nacho Hippo claims to have the best nachos and margaritas on the beach, and we’d be hard pressed to argue with them! When it comes to nachos, you’ll find all kinds of unique varieties on the menu, including the Hungry Hippo, the BBQ’d Oinker, and the Tree Hugger. You can even customize your own plate! Of course, you can also find other dishes like tacos, quesadillas, and specialty plates. Don’t forget to order a frosty margarita or a Hip-Jito to wash it all down!

When you’re thinking of things to do in Myrtle Beach, consider a few of these hidden gems. We’d also love it if you took a day trip down to Murrells Inlet to see us at Crazy Sister Marina! We’re your ultimate resource for any watersport you might enjoy.

  • Posted in: