Here Are the 5 Most Popular Myrtle Beach Indoor Attractions

Having beach withdrawals?


Join the club. There’s a lot of Myrtle Beach dreaming going on out there. So why wait for spring? Winter is a good time to explore — and there are many indoor attractions to enjoy.

Fast Facts About Myrtle Beach

Here are a few tidbits about your favorite vacation destination.

  • Myrtle Beach has been home to at least 20 major movies, six TV shows, and two music videos. These include the movies “The Notebook” and “The Patriot,” plus parts of the TV show “One Tree Hill.”
  • Sports Illustrated was born here. It began at Pine Lakes International Country Club in 1953. The first issue came out on Aug. 16, 1954.
  • Myrtle Beach became a city in 1957 with a permanent population of 5,000. Today, that number is 408,000.

Top Indoor Attractions to Check Out in Myrtle Beach

Extend your beach fun indoors with these attractions. 

1. Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

Visitors flock here year-round. It’s a marine-life haven with exhibits kids love, dive tours, live shows, and a gift shop.


The reviews: Have a wonderful experience at one of the southeast’s favorite aquariums. You’ll love the penguins’ habitat most!


Try this: Get the Penguin VIP experience. You’ll get to touch a penguin and help it create a work of art you can take home with you.

2. Rockin' Jump Myrtle Beach Trampoline Park

A visit will turn out to be a good day of exercise! Let your kids take on the new Boulder Balls, Ninja Course, Warped Wall, and more.


The reviews: It’s a cool place for a birthday party. When it comes to such events, the crew here kills it. There’s a wonderful snack bar on site.


Try this: Want to jump with the little ones? Rockin’ Jump has a safe spot reserved for parents to have fun with their toddlers.

3. WonderWorks Myrtle Beach

Kids learn it’s possible to learn AND have fun at WonderWorks. There are more than 100 hands-on science exhibits, laser tag, a ropes course, and more.


The reviews: A neat experience! So much to see and do you won’t find elsewhere. The Astronaut Training Challenge is a blast.

Try this: You must get to the 6D XD Motion Theater. It combines 3D film with special effects and full-motion seating. The dinosaur show is incredible.

WonderWorks MB Boardwalk

4. Hollywood Wax Museum

Head to Broadway at the Beach for this unique attraction. See replicas of stars from film, music, TV, and sports. The lineup changes.


The reviews: You’re greeted by friendly staff. The full-access pass is so worth it! It’s tons of fun and a terrific value. Take the best selfies with the props.


Try this: Take on Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors. It’s one of the most enjoyable rainy-day activities on the Grand Strand. Can you make it through?

5. Fun Warehouse

Treat yourself to a bit of self-indulgence. This place has an arcade, laser tag, a roller rink, and more. Lives up to its name.


The reviews: Let your little ones bounce to their heart’s content. Visitors rave about the arcade games and the variety of activities.


Try this: Take a ride at Thundervolt Speedway. Race go-karts on an outdoor or indoor track. These cars can fly with Turbo Boost.

Papas Dining Room

Stay at Breakers Resort on Your Winter Getaway

Get a taste of the simpler times in Myrtle Beach with a winter getaway at Breakers Resort. It’s an amazing property that many visitors consider their beach home. For special occasions or for no reason at all, Breakers is the place to be.

Paradise Oceanfront Room