North Myrtle Beach is for the Girls

With pristine beaches, a vibrant nightlife, brunch, and shopping venues galore, North Myrtle Beach is the perfect destination for you and your girl group to reconnect. Pack your closest friends, your best outfits, and your camera because this guide to North Myrtle Beach makes your next trip one for the books.

Opt for the sea-nic route

Get in touch with the great outdoors and your great girlfriends with these outdoor activities.

Make some memories on the (not-so)high seas with Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions. Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions offers kayak and paddleboard tours and rentals through Waites Island, the Waccamaw River, and Cherry Grove Marsh so you and your besties can take in one-of-a-kind sights.

For boozy and bougie adventures on the water, consider Barefoot Queen Riverboat Cruises or Paddle Pub. Barefoot Queen Riverboat Cruises feature beautiful views of the Intracoastal Waterway, history, live music, and cocktails on their charters. Grab your favorite girls, booze, and playlist for the Paddle Pub, where you can paddle and tour the coast of Myrtle Beach.

Don’t have your sea legs yet? North Myrtle Beach is home to stunning parks, pristine beaches, and professional golf courses. Grab your flip flops, your golf clubs, or your hiking shoes because there is plenty to explore in the great outdoors.

Treat Yo’ Self (and yo’ girls)

It’s time to treat the girlfriends you can always count on and yourself to a little rest and relaxation.

Grow together in mind and spirit at Yoga Six, a yoga studio that offers a welcoming space where beginners and experts alike can enjoy a variety of yoga experiences. Or chill out with a cold beer and a guided physical workout with Yoga in the Yard at Crooked Hammock Brewery in Barefoot Landing.

After sweating out the stress, massage those tired muscles at the oases of Cinzia Spa or Hand & Stone Massage & Facial Spa. Cinzia Spa offers massage escape packages, CBD treatments, facials, and more. Hand & Stone features signature massages and facials with offerings for national membership to keep the good vibes going. These spas will have you and your crew feeling brand new.

Shop and Dance til’ You Drop

Girl Math says if you bought it on vacation, it didn’t count, and North Myrtle Beach’s shopping and nightlife experiences always add up to a memorable time.

Let out your inner dancing queen at the House of Blues at Barefoot Landing, which features an intimate concert venue and the Deck, a great spot for happy hour and free live music.

You can find more food, music, and shopping right next door at Barefoot Landing. With endless shopping opportunities and a variety of dining options, it’s easy to find something everyone will love.

Dine and Lodge like Queens

What’s better than drinks by the beach with your gals? (This is a trick question)

Start your day with Instagram-approved brunch specials at Souffles, which offers a bloody mary or mimosa bars to keep the good spirits.

After a busy day out in the sun, Duplin Winery offers the best way to cool down with gourmet wine tastings and flights. Want a snapshot of the world from the sandy shores of North Myrtle Beach? Look no further than Wine Therapy, which pares gourmet snacks with personalized tastings of wines from around the world.

What are queens without their (sand) castles? For a luxurious hotel stay by the water, consider Avista Resort with condo-style rooms and three sparkling pools. If you’re looking for more space and privacy but still beachfront, check out Elliott Rentals, which offers a variety of beach houses fit for any matriarch. There are endless accommodation options in NMB, making it easy to find the perfect fit for you and your crew.