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Fun Things To Do in the Litchfield Beaches Area

Below we have listed some fun things to do and see while vacationing at the Litchfield Beaches (you may want to print it and bring it with you). Please don't hesitate to call and ask our opinion on any of the many wonderful activities here in our area. We don't want you to miss a thing!

All Fired Up Studio

Pawleys Island's premier, and only, contemporary paint your own pottery studio located at The Island Shops in downtown Pawleys Island. Select from over 100 pieces of bisque. You design and paint it...we glaze and fire it! You pick up your finished masterpiece in about 3-4 days. Won't have time to pick it up? We will be happy to ship it for you!

10659 Ocean Highway
Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Phone: 843-314-3495

B Balanced

A fitness and wellness studio for the heart, body and soul.

263 Commerce Drive, Suite 107
Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Phone: 843-833-1998

Blue Wave Adventures Dolphin Watch and Ocean Adventure

Located right up the road in Murrells Inlet at Capt. Dick's Marina.  We offer a truly unique opportunity for almost everyone in the family to experience the most intimate dolphin encounter on the Grand Strand.  Call 843-651-3676 for reservations.  Be sure to ask for Blue Wave Adventures Dolphin Watch.  Check us out on the web at to learn more about our other adventures. 

Blue Water Adventures
P.O.Box 3232
Murrells Inlet, SC  29576
Reservations: 843-651-3676

Brookgreen Gardens

A showplace of art and nature developed in the 1930s by Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington on the site of four colonial rice plantations. Over 550 pieces of America's finest 19th and 20th century sculptures, by artists such as Frederic Remington, Daniel Chester French and Mrs. Huntington, are exhibited among 2,000 species of plants. Native animals and birds can be seen in a wildlife park, and special guided nature cruises and kayak trips wind through the tidal creeks and abandoned rice fields for a closer peek at the area's history and wildlife.

Open M-Su 9:30am-4:45pm. Closed Christmas Day.
US 17 South
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576
Phone: 843-235-6000

Broadway at the Beach

As the largest venue of its kind in South Carolina, we're truly an unparalleled destination - whether it's first-class dining, casual shopping, dancing the night away, playing at unique attractions, or lounging in upscale hotels, Broadway at the BeachSM has everything to do ... with fun! Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, Broadway at the Beach is fun for families, single guests, the vacationer, or the local resident.

Phone: (843) 444-3200

Black River Outdoor Center & Expeditions

Canoe and kayak rentals, sales, naturalist guided tours of blackwater cypress-tupelo swamps, saltwater marshes, plantation creeks and canals, and Historic Georgetown Harbor.

21 Garden Ave., Hwy 701 North
Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
Phone: (843) 546-4840

Bull Island Nature Tour

A leisurely 30 minute passenger ferry ride with a naturalist takes you through rich salt water marsh creeks, home to dolphins, egrets, pelicans and herons. Relax and enjoy the scenery within South Carolina's most pristine wilderness, 64,000 acre Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge. Disembark on Bull Island, a 6 mile long island managed for endangered and threatened species such as the Red Wolf, Wood Stork and the Loggerhead Sea Turtle. Stroll through protected maritime forest along sixteen miles of footpaths. Enjoy the most fabulous stretch of beach along the East coast including "Boneyard Beach."

Cap'n Rod's Lowcountry Plantation Tours

Step back in time with each bend of the River as you cruise the dark waters of the Pee Dee Lowcountry. View majestic Rice Plantations, trunk gates and slave cabins, moss-laden oaks, all the while enjoying Mother Nature at her finest. Each tour offers a relaxing, enjoyable re-introduction to the history, mystery and legends of lives and times past. You'll discover hidden treasures, forgotten pleasure and even a ghost story or two.

705 Front Street
Georgetown, South Carolina29440
Phone: 843-477-0287

Capt Dick's

The all inclusive resort stop for family activities and dining. Your family and friends can experience Deep Sea Fishing, Parasailing, Jet Ski tours, Pirate Adventures, Dolphin and Eco Tours, Banana Boating, Boat rentals, Inshore and Offshore Fishing, Kayaking and so much more!

Highway 17 Waterfront
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576
Phone: (843) 651-3676
Fax: (843) 651-7570

Carolina Rover

The Carolina Rover will take you, your family and friends out on a 3 hour ecotourism cruise that is gauranteed to be unlike any other attraction along the Grand Strand.

735 Front Street
Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
Phone: (843) 546-8822

Carolina Safari Jeep Tours

A touring adventure like no other! You won't want to miss this remarkable adventure which has it all: history, nature, ecology, wildlife and ghost lore all on one trip. Call ahead to make reservations.

7601 Driftwood Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Phone: (843) 497-5330

Family Photographs on the Beach

Exposures Photography Get the family together for a group photo on the beach. What a way to capture your vacation memories!
Meghan Whitney Photography Weddings, lifestyle, families, kids. Photography by Meghan Whitney in the Pawleys Island area.
Rodney Dodson photography Family photographs on Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island for more than a decade. View your photos online.
Shades of Gray Photography by Laura Hutto

Georgetown Fishing Charters

Join Captain Matt Wilkinson for the ultimate year-round fishing experience. We provide you with premier Low Country near shore, inshore, jetty and flats fishing along the beautiful coast of historic Georgetown, South Carolina, aboard the "Maggie May" or the "Maggie May II".

Georgetown Landing Marina
Georgetown, South Carolina 29442
Phone: 843-997-9842

Georgetown Coastal Adventures, LLC

Fish Winyah Bay, North Inlet, North and South Santee Rivers and Bulls Bay. Catfish trips on the Santee River, river and bay Cruises, river back water and Barrier Island site seeing tours, on board seminars.

P.O. Box 8394
Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
Phone: 843-546-3543

The Hammock Shops

22 unique shops and restaurants. Home of the Original Pawleys Island Hammock. Browse the beautiful garden-like grounds and shop for everything from clothing, shoes, children's wear, gifts, jewelry to toys, collectibles, art, candles and more. A wonderful shopping experience for the whole family.

10880 Ocean Hwy PO Box 1019
Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585
Phone: 843-237-8448
Fax: 843-237-0162


40,000 square foot health and fitness center. A service of Georgetown Memorial Hospital. The area's premier health and fitness facility. A trained staff of fitness professionals offers support and individual programming. Indoor lap pool, sauna, whirlpool, steam rooms, day spa featuring: facials, body treatments, manicures & pedicures.

12965 Ocean Hwy. 17
Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585
Phone: 843-237-2205

Hobcaw Barony Visitor Center

Hobcaw Barony, a natural preserve and wildlife refuge, is also the winter residence of presidential advisor and Wall Street millionaire Bernard M. Baruch. Open to the public through guided tours, you see the 13,500 sq. ft. mansion he called home and where he hosted such visitors as President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Winston Churchill. Other stops in the 17,500-acre refuge include the grounds and stables of Bellefield Plantation, a ride through the only existing slave street left on the Waccamaw Neck, and a stroll along a salt marsh boardwalk. The Visitors Center features a small nature/history museum with two alligators, a saltwater touch tank, a touch table, videos and many other exhibits to entertain adults and children. Please call for more information.

22 Hobcaw Road
Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
Phone: 843-546-4623
Fax: 843-545-7231

Huntington Beach State Park

This picturesque oceanfront park is a coastal escape of natural beauty. Amenities include RV and tent sites, ocean swimming and fishing, nature trails, daily nature programs and a gift store. "Atalaya," the former winter home of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington, is the site each year for the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival. Atalaya's Special Day and the Huntington Beach Surf Fishing Rodeo are other events held here.
Open M-Su daylight until dark.

16148 Ocean Hwy.
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576
Phone: 843-237-4440
Fax: 843-237-3387

Inlet Square Mall and Cinema

Mall 843-651-6990

Kaminski House Museum

Housed in a 242-year old townhouse overlooking the Sampit River, the museum features artwork and antiques from the Lowcountry, Europe, the Middle East, China, and more. Guided tours start on the hour and for a fee, include a visit to the neighboring Georgian-style Stewart-Parker House, constructed in 1740.

1003 Front Street
Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
Phone: 843-546-7706

Litchfield Racquet Club

Litchfied Racquet Club offers 17 Har-Tru courts, 3 lighted for night play, Players of all levels come out for a match or join in scheduled round robins, clinics, or attend Litchfield Tennis School. Call for our weekly schedule of activities.

PO Box 320 (Hawthorne Drive)
Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585
Phone: 843-237-3411
Fax: 843-235-5587

Market Commons

The Market Common, Myrtle Beach offers a unique lifestyle experience for all visitors with a true urban village community. Moreover, the abundance of national and local retail stores to the fine restaurants, The Market Common is a place you will be delighted to visit.

4017 Deville Street
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
Phone: 843-839-3500

Tanger Outlet Centers

Tanger Outlet Centers are the best outlet shopping on the 'Grand Strand'. With the most famous brand names in outlet shopping, visitors to Tanger Outlets are sure to be delighted. From fashions to gifts to home accessories, there are over 100 factory stores with plenty of designer names and national brands to choose from, including Eddie Bauer, GAP Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Off 5th Saks Fifth Avenue, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and Tommy Bahama.

Pawleys Kayaks

A locally owned and operated business specializing in full-service, all inclusive kayak, canoe, and paddle board rentals. As well as offering 10 percent discounts for Dunes customers, Pawleys Kayaks always includes local delivery and pick-up, cleaning, paddle, life-jacket, and taxes in their quoted prices.


(843) 315-4567

Petits Amigos

Petits Amigos is a Reggie Emilia inspired Spanish and French program for children. At Petits Amigos, your child is immersed in a world of music, art, stories, culture, games and visual imagery while making friends and having fun. Join us for an unforgettable summer camp - available weekly for children 4 - 11 years old (calendar available on the Petits Amigos website).


(843) 237-HOLA

Professional Baseball

In three seasons of exciting Carolina League baseball, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans have welcomed a paid attendance of 694,522 to scenic Coastal Federal Field. The Atlanta Braves of the future play right here in Myrtle Beach!

(843) 918-6000 or (877) 918-TIXX

Ripley's Aquarium

(843) 916-0888

The Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art

An annual event held in beautiful Pawleys Island. Call or visit the website listed below for additional information and details regarding this years events at the Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art.

PO Box 1975
Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585
Phone: 843-626-8911

Surf The Earth

The Island's only complete Surf Shop offering Surfboards and Kayaks sales and rentals. Also available, surf lessons, kayak tours and free local delivery on rentals.

47 DaGullah Way
Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585
Phone: 843-235-3500
Fax: 843-237-7356

The Fun Warehouse

This all inclusive facility for family entertainment features a state of the art Arcade, Laser Tag, Animaland, Soft Play, Inflatables, Six Birthday Party Rooms, Roller Skating, and Exercise Classes. The Fun Warehouse is suited for all ages.

2349 Dick Pond Rd
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29575
Phone: 843-748-0302

The Rice Museum

Georgetown's museum of Art & History. Exhibits include dioramas of the rice culture, The Browns Ferry Vessel(a 1730's river vessel) and a film "The Garden of Gold" telling the story of the rice culture in Georgetown County. The Rice Museum Gift Shop is also part of the Kaminski Building. Tours of the museum are offered from 10am to 4:30pm Mon - Sat.

633 Front Street
Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
Phone: 843- 546-7423
Fax: 843 545-9093

Theaters / Shows

Alabama Theater (843) 272-1111
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Pirates Voyage (843) 692-3249
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House of Blues (843) 272-3000
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Legends In Concert (843) 238-7827
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Medieval Times (843) 236-8080
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The Carolina Opry (843) 238-8888
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The Palace (843) 448-9224
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Waccamaw Regional Tennis Center at Stables Park

302 Gilman Rd
Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585
Point of Contact: David Bromberg, Head Tennis Pro
Phone: 843-545-3450

Water Park

Wild Water and Wheels

910 Highway 17 South
Phone: 843-238-3787







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