paddle boarders at sunrise

After months of 8 a.m. classes, late nights at the office, or juggling your kids’ schedules, you could use a sunshine-filled break away from home. Thankfully, spring break is just around the corner as most colleges and schools let out for at least a week anytime from February through April. Have you checked to see when your school’s spring break dates are? Now is the perfect time to sit down with your best friends or your family to start planning your dream Myrtle Beach spring break together.

Myrtle Beach Nightlife

Myrtle Beach is best known for its diverse and exciting nightlife. Entertainment-centric dining at spots like Dick’s Last Resort, Dave and Buster’s and Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show not only exposes you to the incredible possibilities of unconventional dining but also makes for a solid start to an exciting night on the town. Plus, the music, restaurants, bars, and entertainment at Broadway at the Beach could fill up your whole week with something new every night!

Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach is the most popular destination in Myrtle Beach as an easily accessible collection of shops, restaurants, bars, attractions, and nightlife entertainment. You can spend an entire afternoon checking out dozens of cute boutiques featuring stylish apparel, sunglasses, footwear, wine and moonshine, electronics, art, food, and so much more. Or, you and your friends and family may prefer more immersive experiences at attractions like Ripley’s Aquarium, Wonderworks, escape room games, jet boat rides, or any of the local amusement parks. If you’re more into beachtime during the day, then the Myrtle Beach nightlife at Broadway at the Beach is for you. Sit down for dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe or for midnight bites at Good Time Charleys, then move on to Fat Tuesday for some New Orleans-style daiquiris. Plus, the musical and comedy shows at Legends in Concert and Carolina Comedy Club are guaranteed to leave your group with countless inside jokes. Broadway at the Beach is your one-stop haven for fun all week long.

Dave & Buster's

Dave and Buster’s

Located at Broadway at the Beach, Dave and Buster’s is the wildest place to eat, drink and play games at the same time. Their full menu offers American fare like wings, burgers, seafood, steak entrées, shareable desserts, and more. After dinner, make sure to keep your tab open for margaritas, long islands or specialty Dave and Buster’s cocktails while you move on to the game room, billiards or bowling areas. From racing to fast-paced action to classic and new arcade games, there are plenty of chances to challenge your friends over again and even out the score. Plan to go on a Wednesday so that you can take advantage of their half-priced games.

Dick's Last Resort

Dick’s Last Resort

At Dick’s Last Resort, YOU are the entertainment for the servers. They’ll honor you with a crown alright — that is, a paper hat with a sarcastic remark about you written on it! They’ll gladly serve your burgers, fried seafood, and wings while throwing you a heavy dose of well-deserved shade. This outrageous restaurant doesn’t exist to please you but to honor Myrtle Beach’s most infamous grouch. The legendary Dick was a celebrity party-goer and a strong proponent of mullets and cold beer. His signature attitude of socially unacceptable jokes and brutal honesty knows no bounds. If you can handle some inappropriate jokes, then come on by to watch your sports team on the big screen or pre-game your nighttime activities.

Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

Settle in for an evening of sea-faring adventure with Captain Blackbeard and Calico Jack! Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show is a unique dining experience in Myrtle Beach, where you’ll root for the pirate duo as they lead the Sapphire and Crimson crews into battle on land and high seas. The set’s amazing full-size pirate ships draw you into an immersive world of mermaids, tropical birds, suspenseful cannon-battles, and sword fighting. Enjoy jaw-dropping acrobatics and daring stunts over the fiery lagoon, where the pirates compete to rediscover the lost treasure of Davy Jones’ locker. All the while, you’ll get to feast on a four-course dinner of creamy vegetable soup and homemade bread for starters, roast chicken and barbecue pork for your entrée (vegetarian options available) with herbed potato and buttered corn on the side, and a delightful apple pie for dessert. Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show is not only an exotic way to dine out in style but also an action-packed story to inspire your inner pirate!

parasailing over the ocean

Thrilling Sports Activities

Up the ante during your Myrtle Beach spring break with family and friends! Beach time isn’t limited to sunbathing, volleyball and splashing in the waves when there are thrilling water sports, axe-throwing competitions, and ATV trails to try. After a week of riveting athletics like these, you’ll be glad you chose to look for activities a little further off the beaten path.

Man jumping off jet ski

Express Watersports

Express Watersports is Myrtle Beach’s all-in-one hub for outdoor water recreation, ocean tours, and gear rental or shopping. Imagine cruising at top speeds past the beach on a jet ski, splashing through Murrells Inlet on a banana boat ride, or taking in panoramic views from the exhilarating height of a parasail. You could even discover the alien world of the underseas during a scuba diving class or charter to historic shipwreck sites. They also offer a variety of ocean tours to choose from, including a 1.5-hour-long sightseeing cruise for up-close views of playful dolphins accompanied with fascinating facts about the area’s natural history and aquatic life. If you prefer a DIY water adventure, Express Watersports is your go-to shop for rental gear such as kayaks, stand up paddleboards, pontoon boats, and more. With knowledgeable CPR-certified staff with over 18 year’s experience in water sports plus USCG-inspected vessels, you can rest assured that your outdoor adventure with Express Watersports will be as safe as it is exciting.

Jack Axe Throwing

Jack Axe Throwing

Unleash your inner warrior and learn to throw axes! At Jack Axe Throwing, expert trainers will guide you through several games as you learn proper axe-throwing technique. After a few rounds with helpful advice and good humor, you’ll be able to throw axes that hit the bull’s eye and actually stick to the target every time. This unconventional sport is more fun the more people you bring along. Just make sure you make a reservation for your group and remember to BYOB. After an evening at Jack Axe Throwing, you and your friends are guaranteed to become worthy of some Viking hats and other fun costume pieces.

children riding dirt bikes at Battery Park Off Road

Battery Park Off Road

Dreaming of popping wheelies and spinning in donuts? Battery Park Off Road comprises 34 miles of Enduro-style one-direction trails through the woods, four motocross tracks, and three two-track loops for ATVs, Jeeps and side-by-sides. Motorcycles and ATVs available for rent include safety gear such as helmets, goggles, chest protectors, boots, gloves, and more. Whether you’re a seasoned pro rider or shredding dirt for the first time, their range of tracks are suitable options for all skill levels, while their safety-first guided tours will help you to get started. It’s worth the trip out to Nesmith, SC, where their campgrounds feature affordable individual camping, camper rentals and RV hookups. Get ready for the ride of a lifetime at Battery Park Off Road!

There is a reason Myrtle Beach has long been a national favorite spring break destination. This beach town’s unique shopping, dining, nightlife, and sports activities make for a relaxing and sensational vacation. Whether you prefer the fun splashing rides and intriguing sights of the ocean or splurging on food and drink, the abundance of oceanfront entertainment gives you the chance to customize your means of unwinding. Head home feeling refreshed, and most importantly, glowing with lifelong memories of your Myrtle Beach spring break with the people you love.

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About Nicole Miller

Nicole Miller is a native Tennessean who currently resides in Asheville, North Carolina. She loves spending time in the great outdoors, such as camping, hiking, and mountain biking. She also enjoys exploring all that the Smoky Mountains have to offer.

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