Best Things to Do Myrtle Beach for Couples

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It may be best known for family vacations, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find grown-up fun and romantic things to do in Myrtle Beach.

In fact, it may surprise you how many great things there are to do and see for couples in and around this vibrant seaside resort are.  The activities run the gamut, from the stunning natural resources, delicious and varied dining, and plenty of arts and entertainment venues.

Here are 12 romantic things to do in Myrtle Beach for couples:

1. Stroll Around Brookgreen Gardens

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What better place to start your weekend or week of romance than a leisurely amble around to take in the sculptures, reflection pools, and flora and fauna in Brookgreen botanical gardens and wildlife preserve.  Hosted throughout the 9,127-acre property is the largest and most comprehensive collection (some 2,000 works) of American figurative sculpture in the country.


One of the highlights is Live Oak Allée which contains 250-year-old Live Oak trees that were planted in the early 1700s when the property was four thriving rice plantations.

Brookgreen Gardens is listed as one of the Top Ten Botanical Gardens in the U.S. by USA Today 10Best.

2. Ride the SkyWheel

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Did I say grown-up? Can we regress for just a few minutes? Whenever I travel, I head straight to the highest point to get the best aerial view.  In Europe, that’s usually the old clock tower.  In Myrtle Beach, it’s the Skywheel.  At 200 feet high, it’s the highest Ferris wheel in South Carolina.

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It not only offers stunning 12-minute panoramic views over the ocean, boardwalk and city, but it’s [read more]

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Disclosure:  The author was honored to be the guest of Travel South during her stay in Myrtle Beach but as always, the opinions, reviews, and experiences are her own.