Myrtle Beach has so many attractions, restaurants, shopping centers & things to do for tourists — you may wonder where locals go in Myrtle Beach? Here are all of the locally-owned, cool spots to shop & dine – plus things to do you probably won’t see on a billboard.
Myrtle Beach Dining
If there’s one advantage to living in a tourist town, it’s definitely the dining options! There are so many locally-owned restaurants in and around Myrtle Beach with great wine lists, exceptional menus, pretty views & fun atmospheres.
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Want more restaurant ideas + reviews? Read our top 20 must-try Myrtle Beach restaurants
Myrtle Beach Shopping
Skip the outlets, and shop these exceptional locally-owned boutiques instead!
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Things to do off the beaten tourist path in Myrtle Beach
You’ve probably seen billboards for all of the attractions around town… those didn’t make the list. Here are some cool things to do that are off the beaten tourist past.
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Myrtle Beach in Winter
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Myrtle Beach in October
Myrtle Beach in November
Where locals go in Myrtle Beach: Seafood
Best spot for a local fresh catch: If you’re looking for local seafood in Myrtle Beach, drive straight to Seven Seas Seafood! They give great recommendations and will put it on ice for your drive home.
📸: Seven Seas Seafood in Murrells Inlet
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