Whether you’re visiting for a family-friendly spring break or planning a solo trip, North Myrtle Beach is the perfect place to find spring fun. Spring in NMB means beautiful weather, fewer crowds, and enjoying the seasonal and year-round entertainment options. Explore our favorite ways to soak up the season below.

Explore our sandy beaches

North Myrtle Beach is home to a variety of pristine shorelines, each offering its own unique charm and appeal for visitors looking to soak up the sun. Each beach lets you choose your own pace and adventure. From serene walks on Windy Hill and Crescent Beach to fishing and sightseeing in the Cherry Grove you’ll never be too far from the water when you’re in NMB.

For a private escape, spend the day on Waites Island. This 1,000-acre barrier island is protected land and can only be accessed by kayak and horseback. This secluded oasis creates the perfect opportunity to see wildlife, find sand-dollars, and reconnect with nature.

Parks, Trails, and More

Embrace spring in its natural beauty through one of our many parks, trails, and nature centers. 

For waterfront views with a touch of wildlife, head to Heritage Shores Nature Preserve , where winding trails lead you through coastal forests and salt marshes teeming with wildlife. Traverse elevated boardwalks offer panoramic views of the Cherry Grove marshes, providing a serene backdrop for birdwatching and photography enthusiasts alike.

For those seeking a more active pursuit, the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex offers a plethora of recreational opportunities. Lace-up your sneakers and hit the trails winding through acres of manicured green space, perfect for walking, jogging, or biking. Here, you can also find two dog parks where you and your fido can play and mingle with other furry friends. If you’re looking to get in some pickleball play time during your trip, bring your paddles to Central Park

Golf & Mini-golf

Springtime in North Myrtle Beach is a golfer's paradise, with an array of championship courses and family-friendly mini-golf destinations awaiting exploration. Golf aficionados can indulge in the ultimate golfing experience at acclaimed courses such as Azalea Sands Golf Club, renowned for its scenic beauty and challenging design. Meanwhile, the prestigious Dye Course at Barefoot Resort beckons with its meticulously manicured fairways, stunning views and some of the most exclusive greens along the Carolina coastline. For those seeking a more casual and playful golfing experience, North Myrtle Beach boasts a plethora of miniature golf courses that promise fun for the whole family. Embark on a whimsical journey through fantasy worlds and pirate adventures at Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf, or challenge your putting skills amidst tropical landscapes at Hawaiian Rumble Mini Golf.

The Carolina Shag

No trip to NMB is complete without experiencing the infectious rhythm of the shag dance, a beloved tradition deeply rooted in the area's culture. As the birthplace of the shag, North Myrtle Beach is beaming with energy as locals and visitors alike gather to sway to the soulful sounds of beach music. Immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of oceanfront shag clubs like Fat Harold's Beach Club or Ducks Beach Club, where live bands and DJs keep the dance floor alive with classic tunes and modern hits. Shag lessons are available at specific locations for those looking to learn the basics of this iconic dance. Whether you're a seasoned shagger or a newcomer eager to learn, there's no shortage of opportunities to join in the fun.

Dining & Sweet Treats

Experience the epitome of springtime dining in North Myrtle Beach with a delightful array of outdoor options that perfectly complement the season's breezy weather. Indulge in the ultimate waterfront dining experience at Boardwalk Billy’s, nestled along the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway at Doc Holidays Marina. Here, you can savor fresh seafood delicacies while soaking in the scenic views and enjoying live music entertainment—a perfect recipe for a memorable evening. For a family-friendly outing, head to Lulu’s at Barefoot Landing, where you can groove to live music, explore a diverse menu, and let the kids loose in the arcade while basking in the waterfront ambiance.

After a satisfying dinner, treat yourself to a scoop (or two!) of homemade ice cream from Melt, a charming family-owned shop conveniently located on Main Street. With a rotating selection of fresh flavors, Melt is the perfect spot to cool down after a day in the springtime sun.

No matter what adventures you decide to embark on, there is always something to enjoy this Spring in North Myrtle Beach.