North Myrtle Beach is full of thrilling attractions, exciting entertainment and plenty of fun things to do. But just because you’re on vacation doesn’t mean you have to break the bank! There are lots of affordable activities in the area (some of them are even free…. yes, free). If you are planning to vacation on a budget in North Myrtle Beach, here are a few handy tips:

Book affordable accommodations:

It’s not hard to find vacation deals on accommodations, you just have to know where to look! The easiest way is to sign up to receive email updates that keep you up-to-date with the latest specials. With more than 12,500 accommodations to choose from, there’s something with the right price for your getaway in our quaint collection of North Myrtle Beach neighborhoods. If you have a big group or a few families going together, pitch in and rent a beach house for your stay.

Go shopping:

We know, we know - you’re trying to save money, not spend it. But North Myrtle Beach is home to affordable and unique shopping options. Located near the Windy Hill area, Tanger Outlets is a multiplex of national chains and local shops offering some major steals and deals for you bargain hunters. If you are looking to buy some beach gear like souvenirs, t-shirts, or sunglasses, take a cruise down Ocean Drive, where there are hundreds of stores to shop. Many of these stores offer specials, so keep your eyes peeled!

Spend an afternoon (or a few) at the beach:Affordable Beach Vacations

Isn’t that why you came?! There is so much to do at the beach! Take a walk on our beautiful wide beaches. Turn your stroll into your own scavenger hunt by looking for shells, shark teeth, sand dollars and other items.

Visit a local park:

North Myrtle Beach and the surrounding area offers a variety of parks, recreation facilities and youth athletic facilities where you can play a game of baseball, swing on a playground or enjoy a picnic. The North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex is a state-of-the-art park that includes a beautiful 20-acre lake. Did you bring your four-legged friend to the beach? Bring Fido to the WagginDirty Dawg Pet Wash Dog Park. This free dog park offers separate areas for large and small dogs.

See a free concert:

There are concerts and events happening regularly in North Myrtle Beach! While planning your trip, see what exciting events will be happening, like the popular (and free!) Sounds of Summer Concert Series.

There are plenty of ways to vacation on a budget and enjoy all of the attractions and entertainment. Order your free North Myrtle Beach Visitor’s Guide now and start doing your research for the perfect affordable beach vacation!