Attractions Near Ocean Creek Resort
Though the pristine beaches of the east coast are the main draw to Myrtle Beach, sometimes you just need a break from all of the fun in the sun and sand. Myrtle Beach offers a plethora of fun, family friendly attractions for you and your family to enjoy, many of which are just a stone’s throw from Ocean Creek Resort. You won’t have to wonder far from home base to find a variety of entertainment; whether you are looking for something to enjoy with the kids or something for the parents only – you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for within minutes. Enjoy our list of attractions near Ocean Creek Resort and check out a few during your next vacation in Myrtle Beach.
Located directly across from Ocean Creek Resort, Barefoot Landing is North Myrtle Beach’s premier one stop shop for entertainment, shopping, and dining. Get up close and personal with cuddly tiger cubs at the TIGER Preservation Center or take the kids for a whirl on the Barefoot Carousel. Find that perfect souvenir or Christmas gift at one of the many Barefoot shops – an eclectic mix of quaint local vendors and popular national retailers. After the day is done, stop by one of the popular Barefoot Landing restaurants, which range from uber casual to top of the line fine dining, to refuel. Barefoot Landing is the perfect place to spend an entire day or to just grab a bite to eat with the family.
Myrtle Beach House of Blues
If you are looking for the best live entertainment in town, look no farther than the Myrtle Beach House of Blues. Located just a few minutes up the road from Ocean Creek Resort, the Myrtle Beach House of Blues has been an area staple for 25 years, boasting a wide variety of well known entertainers and up and coming local talent. Recently, the House of Blues has hosted artists like Third Eye Blind, Rush, Darius Rucker, and even comedian Dave Chappelle. The House of Blues is also known for their popular Sunday Gospel Brunch which offers a generous buffet of decadent brunch items (you won’t want to miss out on their famous chicken and waffles) and live gospel entertainment.
Whether you are a golf pro or a golf neophyte – the Myrtle Beach area offers a diverse array of golf courses to suite your needs – many of which are conveniently located close to Ocean Creek Resort. Aside from the on-site driving range, there are over 20 different golf courses within a 15 minute radium of the resort, all of which range in difficulty and price, so you are sure to find the exactly what you are looking for. And, of course, if you want to involve the kids or you want to enjoy a casual date night, there are plenty of miniature golf courses in the area that offer a more light hearted take on the sport.
McLean Park, located just a few miles north of Ocean Creek, offers the perfect place for the kids to let out some energy. The park has a fully equipped play area and plenty of green space to enjoy sports and a little friendly competition. The park is also home to several events throughout the year, like the Sounds of Summer Concert Series and Movies at McLean. The best part? A day at the park can be enjoyed free of charge!
Ocean Drive Amusement Park
Guests of all ages are sure to have a blast at the Ocean Drive Amusement Park. Located north of Ocean Creek on South Ocean Boulevard, Ocean Drive Amusement Park boasts a wide variety of carnival style rides to please thrill seekers of every level. The children in the group will enjoy the milder rides like Bumper Cars and the Spinning Teacups while the daring will enjoy rides like the Swinging Ship and the Ferris Wheel. In between ride hopping, you won’t be able to resist picking up some of the traditional fair food that Ocean Drive Offers... because let’s be honest, who can pass up funnel cakes?
Myrtle Beach Mall
Whether you are going to be in the area in time for Black Friday shopping or you are just looking for that perfect souvenir – be sure a trip to the Myrtle Beach Mall is on your shopping itinerary. The Myrtle Beach Mall offers a diverse selection of popular national retailers for you to choose from, in addition to smaller, local vendors. Belk, Bass Pro Shop, JC Penny, Hibbett Sports, Rack Room Shoes, and Victoria’s Secret are just a few of the stores that this popular shopping venue offers. In addition, the Myrtle Beach Mall is home to a Carmike 12 and a wide array of dining options.