Discover top family-friendly things to do in Myrtle Beach

From challenging golf courses to sunny beaches, you’ll find plenty of things to do within easy reach of your comfortable room or suite at the Country Inn & Suites in Myrtle Beach. The Atlantic coast awaits just 10 minutes down US 501, and great shopping destinations like Tanger Outlets, Coastal Grand Mall, and The Market Common are within four miles of the hotel. Looking for some unique fun? You can treat your kids to a live show and a carousel ride at Broadway at the Beach or head to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament to watch knights joust. While you’re here, don’t miss a look at South Carolina’s beautiful coastal region at spots like Huntington Beach State Park, where you can snap pictures of the local flora and fauna.

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The Market Common

3.74 mi / 6.01 km from the hotel
Featuring upscale shopping, fine dining, a movie theater, and a scenic walking trail around a lake, The Market Common boasts nearly 115 acres of beautifully designed streets, walkways, and buildings.

Myrtle Beach Convention Center

3.53 mi / 5.68 km from the hotel
Attend a trade show, a corporate conference, or a social event at this 250,000-square-foot coastal venue with 100,800 square feet of column-free exhibit space, a Grand Ballroom, and 17 meeting rooms.

John T. Rhodes Myrtle Beach Sports Center

3.28 mi / 5.28 km from the hotel
Host a sports tournament or attend a trade show at this 100,000-square-foot indoor facility. The center features eight basketball courts, 16 volleyball courts, and seven team rooms, among other amenities.

Broadway at the Beach

2.92 mi / 4.7 km from the hotel
See a show at one of the theaters, shop the boutiques, and visit the amusement area for a ride on the carousel. At night, you can watch the fireworks show over Broadway Lake and then head to Celebrity Square for live music and dancing.

Brookgreen Gardens

16.98 mi / 27.33 km from the hotel
Named one of the Top 10 Gardens in the US by Coastal Living Magazine, Brookgreen Gardens features on-site dining, a gift shop, and themed outdoor areas anchored by larger-than-life bronze sculptures.

Huntington Beach State Park

16.61 mi / 26.72 km from the hotel
Home to sea turtles, alligators, birdlife, and the historic residence Atalaya castle, Huntington Beach State Park is an oasis of calm that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Hike, sunbathe, or picnic at this beautiful, secluded state park.

International World Tour Golf Links

1.56 mi / 2.51 km from the hotel
From Augusta National’s “Amen Corner” to the 18th hole at St. Andrews, this unique golf course recreates famous golf holes from six countries. Test your skill against the world’s best without leaving South Carolina.

Myrtle Beach National

5.16 mi / 8.3 km from the hotel
One of Myrtle Beach's most popular golf destinations, this award-winning complex is home to three 18-hole courses designed by golf legend Arnold Palmer.

River Oaks Golf Club

0.94 mi / 1.51 km from the hotel
Situated on a former nature preserve, this golf complex boasts 27 holes split into three beautiful nine-hole courses.

Coastal Grand Mall

1.42 mi / 2.28 km from the hotel
One of the largest malls in South Carolina, Coastal Grand Mall features hundreds of stores, a food court, and a Cinemark 14 theater.

Coastal Carolina University

6.74 mi / 10.85 km from the hotel
Attend a cultural performance or a sporting event on the campus of Coastal Carolina University, home to more than 10,000 students from across the globe.

Tanger Outlets Myrtle Beach

2.43 mi / 3.92 km from the hotel
Score great deals from retailers like Adidas, Coach, Eddie Bauer, and Guess at this popular outlet complex off US 501. Ready for a break? You can let your kids loose on the playground or enjoy a meal at restaurants like Outback Steakhouse.