3-Day Best of Myrtle Beach

Day 1 You’ll See:

Day 2 You’ll See:

Day 3 You’ll See:

Get ready to embark on one of the most well-rounded tours of Myrtle Beach we offer, a 3-day mixture of the most scenic, thrilling, and educational spots throughout the entire city. Get up close and personal with a tiger, view learn about local artwork, and let loose at the beach! 

Day 1

Brookgreen Gardens - National historic landmark and accredited zoo and museum all in one, Brookgreen Gardens is unusual but equally fascinating complex that blends art, history, and wildlife within the beautiful South Carolina landscape. With tours and trails ranging from the seasonal Butterfly House and pontoon tours to year round Enchanted Storybook Forest tours, there’s an attraction for all ages here at Brookgreen! The gardens bloom from early summer to late fall. The zoo conscientiously houses native and domestic animals as well as an array of fascinating birds in the world’s only aviary built over an existing cypress swamp. Historic tours of the Oaks Plantation run from March to November and allow you to tour the family cemetery, the slave village, and archaeological sites led by a highly informed guide.

Art Museum of Myrtle Beach - Dubbed as ‘one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas’, the Myrtle Beach Art Museum will greet your group next! More formally known as the Franklin G Burroughs - Simeon B Chapin Art Museum, this premier visual arts center holds various regular and visiting exhibits, an on-site library, and a classroom for hands-on workshops and insightful lectures. Being the Grand Strand’s only art museum, this center is seen as a ‘beacon of culture’, a free attraction that holds exhibits and entertaining educational outlets that all ages will love. The front door just steps away from the beach, the path to the Atlantic Ocean lined with live oaks. Some of the most notable artists whose works have been featured here include Ansel Adams, Frank Lloyd Wright, Norman Rockwell, Brian Rutenberg, and Jonathan Green.

T.I.G.E.R.S Preserve - The T.I.G.E.R.S Preservation Station is your number one spot in Myrtle Beach for an authentic safari experience. Here at the preservation station, your student group can observe big cats and other endangered species within a 50-acre tropical paradise, the entire experience filled with several personal interaction opportunities. Meet some of the biggest members of the ferocious feline world while here, from Golden Tabby Tigers to the extremely rare Liger.With its number one aim being conservation, T.I.G.E.R.S is extremely educational in the ecological sense. You will find opportunities for interactive workshop involvement, up close and personal animal encounters, and perhaps most popularly, a trek around the park known as the Wild Encounters Tour.

Day 2

Huntington Beach State Park - Huntington Beach State Park features all of the best characteristics of a normal beach with added cultural and educational attractions, making it one of the premier state parks in South Carolina with one of the most beautiful beaches.Relax on the sandy beaches, swim, boat, or fish along the many boardwalks or grassy knolls while you are here.This dog-friendly area is the perfect destination for a group of students, friends, and/or family to get away from home and have a beautiful day in the sun. Huntington Beach State Park is a great destination for all ages. Experience the outdoors, observe nature, wonder at the wildlife, and have fun with your whole group at one of the best state parks in South Carolina.

Alligator Adventure - Known as the ‘reptile capital of the world’, Alligator Adventure is one of the absolute largest facilities for reptile life in the world. Alligators are known to be some of the fiercest and most beautiful animals in the reptile kingdom, and this is truly the perfect place to see them in action! Interact, explore, and learn while strolling around, the 15-acre park offering several different live shows, lectures, and animal handlings. You will see everything from Albino and American Alligators to Utan (the largest) and Yacare Crocs, not to mention the wide collection of other various animals, with over 200 species total. View and learn about turtles, tortoises, squirrel monkeys, hyenas, snakes, cranes, lemurs, marmosets, macaws, lizards, frogs, and kookaburras all along the way.

Barefoot Landing - For great shopping, dining, and entertainment all in one spot your group needs to visit Barefoot Landing, one of Myrtle Beach’s most popular attractions for both tourists and locals. This large shopping complex is located on Louis Lake, a 27-acre scenic spot along the Intracoastal Waterway. Within the area, you will find several divided sections of stores and attractions, over 100 shops and 15 restaurants total. You will also find various amenity services, entertainment venues, and a helpful Welcome Center.You will find such popular tourist attractions as the Alabama Theater, Barefoot Cruise Line, and T.I.G.E.R.S Preserve here. One of the best ways to end the night is watching the firework show from the carousel, an experience we highly suggest.

Day 3

Wonderworks - WonderWorks in Myrtle Beach provides hands-on science exhibits, fun activities like laser tag and ropes courses, and even an onsite eatery, the entire establishment an absolutely amazing place to bring your student group. This amusement center has over 100 different exhibits and attractions within, that’s over 50,000 square feet of ‘edu-tainment’. Lie on a bed of nails, step into a replica space shuttle command module, and even become a human lightning rod. Wonderworks is also home to a laser-tag arena, 6D motion theater, Indoor Ropes Challenge, and Solar + Explore, a zipline and ropes course located next door to Wonderworks. 

Ripley’s Aquarium - The Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach is a highly interactive accredited aquarium where all of your favorite marine animals find their home. From Ray Bay where you can touch stingrays and watch as divers feed these gentle creatures to Dangerous Reef where you can see a giant sand tiger shark swim above the walk-through tunnel, Ripley’s Aquarium is a hands-on educational environment filled with exciting encounters. Head to the Living Gallery to see the art inspired by some of the most beautiful creatures that call the deep blue sea home. Pacific giant octopus, jellyfish, sea anemones, sea horses and more are featured in colorful portraits in this gorgeous gallery fit for an art museum.