The Litchfield/Pawleys Island area is like no other. Year after year visitors return to appreciate what Litchfield has to offer and become part of the tradition.
One of the Lowcountry’s best kept secrets, Litchfield is perfectly located at the south end of the Grand Strand. This location allows you to get away from the busyness of Myrtle Beach while still having the ability to enjoy its many attractions and entertainments.
Whatever you need is right at your fingertips in Litchfield. With warm Carolina sunshine, beautiful secluded beaches, award winning golf courses, unique shops and boutiques, great restaurants, and historic landmarks, there is always something to do!
Situated between Charleston and Myrtle Beach you are sure to find whatever you are looking for! Whether you visit the fishing district of Murrells Inlet, go on a tour of the historic town of Georgetown, or make a day trip to the Market of Downtown Charleston, the charm of the South is everywhere. Visit today to become part of the tradition!
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball
1251 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 • (843) 918-6000 • Visit Website
Voted a Top 25 Stadium Experience in all of sports for two years running, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Ballpark beat venues like Wrigley Field, Bristol Motor Speedway, Cowboys Stadium and more. The Pelicans are the Class A Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Visit the Field at Pelicans Ballpark for affordable family fun and to watch the stars of tomorrow play today! Tickets at TicketReturn.com.
494 Hopsewee Road, Georgetown, SC 29440 • (843) 546-7891 •
A historical gem preserved in time and just minutes from the Grand Strand. Built in 1753 to serve as a Lowcountry rice plantation, Hopsewee Plantation is now a National Historical Landmark located near Georgetown, South Carolina. Enjoy guided tours of the plantation house, sign up for sweetgrass basket making classes or enjoy afternoon tea in the charming Tea Room Cottage. Learn the history of the families that called this home for over 40 years before the Revolutionary War.
20 Habcaw Barony, Georgetown, SC 29440 • (843) 546-4623 •
A 16,000-acre wildlife refuge preserved in time to showcase nature and the days when it served as a rice plantation. Comprised of both historical and modern structures scattered throughout the property, this is a historical preserve that the whole family will enjoy learning about.
Huntington State Park
16148 Ocean Highway, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 • (843) 237-4440 •
A state park and coastal preserve located in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Enjoy large white sandy beaches with few beach-goers and explore the nature center, which features history displays and live animals, Atalaya Castle and numerous wild bird watching areas.
1931 Brookgreen Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 • (843) 235-6000 •
A 9,100-acre wildlife preserve and sculpture garden comprised of several themed gardens with American sculptures that trail through various ecosystems and nature reserves on the property. Also includes the Lowcountry Zoo for an introduction to the local wildlife.
1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 • (843) 916-0888 •
This 85,000-square-foot indoor aquarium wonderland has over 10,000 exotic sea creatures comprised of more than 350 individual species. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach at Broadway at the Beach, the family will be in awe exploring the secrets of the deep blue sea. Take a tour of the aquarium and explore the Rio Amazon exhibits, come face to face with the dangers of the ocean reef, pet stingrays, jellyfish and horseshoe crabs, learn about the systems that run the aquarium and watch live mermaid and scuba diving shows.
Wild Water & Wheels
910 Highway 17, Surfside Beach, SC 29575 • (843) 238-9453 •
Located minutes from Myrtle Beach, Wild Water & Wheels is both a theme park and water park. Wild Water has 24 different water slides on eleven slide towers. For speed and thrills the park offers the Triple Dip, Free Fall Cliff Dive, Serpentine and Side Winder high-speed body slides. The park also offers Wild H20, a four-lane racing mat slide, plus enclosed and open flume single and double rider tube slides. You will also find a wave pool that produces eight different wave types, a lazy river adult lounge pool and kiddie pool. Inner tubes are provided at no additional charge. The adjacent theme park offers attractions like miniature golf, go-carts, bumper boats and children’s rides. Wild Water & Wheels has a snack bar and facilities for group picnics and birthday parties.
Battleship North Carolina
1 Battleship Road, , NC • (910) 251-5797 •
Moored in quiet dignity, the majestic Battleship North Carolina rests across the river from downtown Wilmington, beckoning visitors to walk her decks. In the Pacific Theatre you will discover the daily life and fierce combat her crew faced during World War II. From all across our nation came young men who had grown up in the crucible of the Great Depression and were determined to serve their country in its time of need. These are the men whose stories you will encounter through their oral histories, photographs and mementos as you experience the ship and its exhibits. Build your personal connection with their stories by steering the ship, starting her engines or even firing the guns. The Battleship North Carolina—It's Your Experience.
The Ripken Experience
3051 Ripken Way Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 • 866-RIP-KEN9 • Visit Website
The Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach opened its doors in June 2006. The complex consists of nine fields—four regulation-sized diamonds and five youth diamonds. The fields are designed after historic ballparks from baseball history that include: Griffith Field, Navin Field and The Polo Grounds. At The Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, each baseball field features a popular synthetic playing surface used by professional and collegiate teams worldwide. Consistent play, elimination of rain outs and the reduction of the risk for injuries are among the many benefits of this synthetic playing surface. It’s not just kids who can get in on the fun. Coaches can make calls from big league dugouts and glance over at the professional scoreboards.
UCP Game Zone
959 Lake Arrowhead Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 • (843) 449-1160 • Visit Website
The perfect place for families and children of all ages, including the adults with a bit of kid left in them. Enjoy our high energy and interactive games, then settle down for some of the best gourmet pizza the beach has to offer.