Free Things To Do in Myrtle Beach

Planning a Myrtle Beach getaway can be stressful and can quickly morph into a costly endeavor. However, your dream beach vacation doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg! You can enjoy a fun, action packed vacation and stick to a budget by taking advantage of all of the free things there are to do in Myrtle Beach. That’s right – FREE! Take a look at some of the fun activities that you can enjoy during your stay that won’t put a dent in the budget:



The Myrtle Beach area offers a wide array of family friendly parks that are open throughout the year and are completely free to enjoy. Bring supplies, like racquets and balls, to take advantage of the green space and courts available or pack a lunch to enjoy a scenic meal together. The parks also offer plenty of jungle gym equipment for the younger ones to burn off energy and space for the adults to kick back and relax. Parks close to Tilghman Resort include Hill Street Park, McLean Park, and J. Bryan Floyd Recreation Center.


Festivals & Events

From the Hot Summer Nights Promotion to Movies at McLean, the Myrtle Beach area comes to life during the spring and summer with a wide array of family friendly events, many of which are free to attend! Check our live seaside entertainment and kids’ entertainment at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk throughout the summer or enjoy a free movie under the stars at Market Common. Just ask your reservation specialist for more information about free area events.



Introduce a little culture into your vacation and save a little cash by visiting one of the area’s free museums! The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, showcases a wide array or colorful exhibits throughout the year and is completely free. The South Carolina Hall of Fame, a museum that highlights fun state facts and outstanding local citizens, is also free to the public. The area’s free museums are also a great way to spend the day if you get stuck with a rare rainy beach day.


Enjoy a Day at The Beach

The main draw of our scenic location can be enjoyed all day long for free! The beach provides plenty of opportunities for family friendly fun. Pack a lunch and enjoy an oceanfront picnic or pack a few games for a little friendly competition. Popular beach games include corn hole, ladder ball, bocce ball, Frisbee, and volleyball – to name a few.