IT'S ALL HAPPENING RIGHT HERE
Whatever you might like to do with an extra day, Myrtle Beach's Broadway at the Beach has it. This 350-acre outdoor complex is loaded with attractions (like Dragon's Lair Fantasy Golf and the Broadway Grand Prix go-kart tracks), shopping (everything from ceramics to fine wine), entertainment (the "Legends in Concert" show, the Big D digital movie theater) and lots of F&B options.
Take a tour of the Hopsewee Plantation, built circa 1740 for the rice trade. The graceful home is flanked by moss-hung trees and wooded trails; two original slave cabins present a more sobering note.
GET THOROUGH-LY STUFFED
In Myrtle Beach's landmark Restaurant Row, Thoroughbreds Chophouse & Seafood Grille opened in 1988 and features a popular happy hour, locally sourced deliciousness served in six dining rooms (each with its own vibe), lots of equestrian décor, multiple fireplaces, a martini menu to swoon over and... well, what else do you need?
WHAT GOES AROUND...
Standing 200 feet above sea level, the SkyWheel in Myrtle Beach is the largest such wheel on the East Coast, offering dizzying views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, rain or shine; the gondolas are temperature controlled.