Though it may seem that costs are higher than ever when it comes to just about everything, you can still have a fantastic time on your Myrtle Beach vacation without breaking the bank! Aside from spending plenty of time on the beach and in the ocean, there are lots of fun attractions in the area that you can do for less than $10. Here are 5 of our favorites:
Ripley's Mirror Maze on Ocean Boulevard
There's so much to do on Ocean Boulevard in the heart of Myrtle Beach, and the Ripley's Mirror Maze is one attraction that you can do for just $9.99. This dazzling experience features over 100 mirrors with LED lights and digital sound, leaving you with a totally unique experience every time. Compete with your friends and family to see who can get through the maze the fastest. As an added bonus, your ticket allows you to repeat the maze as many times as you want throughout the date of your visit. Take advantage of this affordable Myrtle Beach Ocean Boulevard attraction during your next beach getaway!
Fun Plaza Family Fun Center
Also found along Ocean Boulevard and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, take your family and friends out to the Fun Plaza Family Fun Center for a whole lot of affordable amusement! This arcade offers up timeless classics like Skee-Ball, Basketball, Pinball Baseball, as well as all of your arcade favorites. Trade in $10 for 40 tokens, and spend time earning tickets that you can turn in for a fabulous Myrtle Beach souvenir or keepsake. You will love this convenient and affordable oceanfront arcade experience!
The bowling alley isn't just for bowling enthusiasts anymore! 710 Bowling on the North end of the Grand Strand offers up a variety of fun games and activities, all at a completely affordable rate. This modern gathering spot features not only your typical bowling lanes but premium, boutique lanes as well. These upgraded lanes include custom lane surfaces and XTreme LED lighting, so get ready for a whole new bowling experience! Prices are affordable, with rates before 6pm at $3 per game Sunday - Thursday and $4 per game Friday and Saturday. After 6 pm, prices increase $1, and rental shoes are $3 per person no matter what time you play. Aside from bowling, try your hand at any of 710's free games, including Bocce Ball, Darts, Table Tennis, Cornhole, and Board Games like chess, Scrabble, backgammon, giant Jenga, and much more. Make the drive to the North end to experience 710 Bowling!
Myrtle Beach State Park
Open 7 days a week until 5pm, the Myrtle Beach State Park is an affordable attraction that guarantees great views and memories to last a lifetime. At just $5 per adult and $3 per child, the State Park is an affordable way to see the natural side of Myrtle Beach. Nestled in a maritime forest, the Myrtle Beach State Park provides visitors with a hotel and house-free beach with fewer crowds and fabulous surf fishing. The park also features many educational programs and events for children and adults of all ages. Take a walk and get in touch with Myrtle Beach's scenic landscapes when you trek through the park's nature tails, or venture out onto the pier for an immersive Atlantic Ocean experience! No matter what you choose to do at the Myrtle Beach State Park, you're sure to come away with a unique Myrtle Beach experience!
While it's fair to say you could easily blow tons of money on a shopping trip to the Market Common, you can also have lots of affordable fun there too! Start off at Stone 14 Theaters for the first showing of the day. Movie tickets are just $5.25 per person if you make it to these bargain matinees. After your affordable cinema adventure, you can head over to Valor Park and Savannah's Playground for lots of free fun. The kids will love swinging, sliding, and climbing on all of the playground equipment, and adults can relax and enjoy the sea breeze. The Market Common also plays host to a number of festivals and free events throughout the season, so if you time your beach vacation out just right, you might catch a unique experience like that as well!
If you're looking to save money but still have a fabulous Myrtle Beach vacation, then try out some or all of these affordable activities and attractions! From the hotspots along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Ocean Boulevard to Bowling to Nature excursions, there's something fun to do and easy on the wallet around every turn!