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Free Things to Do in South Myrtle Beach, SC

Keep more cash in your pocket with these free things to do in South Myrtle Beach, perfect for anyone vacationing on a budget. From outdoor parks to budget-friendly attractions, Myrtle Beach’s south end offers plenty that will entertain all ages.

Discover the best free things to do in South Myrtle Beach:


Free Things to Do in South Myrtle Beach


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Savannah’s Playground

Address: 3600-3640 Emmens Avenue, Myrtle Beach

Kids love to run, jump, spin, climb, swing, and slide at Savannah’s Playground. This outdoor playground includes several sections that cater to all ages and interests, including a music park, an early childhood playground, a ziplining course, and a challenge ropes section. Savannah’s Playground uses ADA-approved playground equipment, so children of all abilities have the opportunity to play.


The Market Common

Address: 4017 Deville Street, Myrtle Beach

Window shopping, farmer’s markets, playgrounds, walking trails, and more are popular budget-friendly activities at The Market Common. Visitors and locals love this area of Myrtle Beach for its peaceful setting, yet so many activities to enjoy! Throughout the year, The Market Common also hosts festivals and events.


woman admiring artworkFranklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

Address: 3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach

Phone: (843) 238-2510

Enjoy free admission to Myrtle Beach’s premier art museum. The museum features 11 galleries across two floors that include regional, national, and international artwork of varying mediums. Classes and workshops are also available for a fee.


Warbird Park

Located just outside of The Market Common is Warbird Park. The park is home to three fighter aircraft on display for visitors to view.


Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

Address: 4025 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet

Further south of Myrtle Beach is the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk in Murrells Inlet. A ½ mile-long wooden boardwalk stretches along a natural saltwater estuary brimming with wildlife. If you’re in the mood for good food, visitors will find fresh seafood, burgers, steaks, and sushi all within reach from the boardwalk at various restaurants.


Budget-Friendly Attractions & Activities in South Myrtle Beach

myrtle beach state park pierMyrtle Beach State Park

Address: 4401 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach

Phone: (843) 238-5325

From nature trails to shelling and shark tooth hunting on the secluded beachfront, Myrtle Beach State Park provides enough activities for a full day of entertainment. The park features two playgrounds, two nature trails, an education center with animal exhibits, a fishing pier, picnic shelters, and one mile of undeveloped beach. If you have your own fishing rods, surf fishing is a popular activity at the park. A small fee is required to fish or crab from the pier.


810 Billiards & Bowling

Address: 1220 Moser Drive, Myrtle Beach

Phone: (843) 839-2695

While bowling is the featured attraction at 810, there are plenty of other affordable activities to be enjoyed at this indoor entertainment center. Play games like ping pong, darts, board games, billiards, shuffleboard, and corn hole between games of bowling.


Mini Golf

No matter your budget, visitors can’t miss a round of miniature golf during their Myrtle Beach vacation. Below are some of our favorite mini-golf courses on Myrtle Beach’s south end.

Shipwreck Island Adventure Golf

3301 South Ocean Boulevard

Myrtle Beach

Jurassic Golf

2900 South Kings Highway

Myrtle Beach

Jungle Lagoon Miniature Golf

404 5th Avenue South

Myrtle Beach


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