The natural beauty of Myrtle Beach is one of the reasons visitors love this oceanfront destination. From the coast to inland gardens to the backwoods of Carolina, the rich landscapes of South Carolina provide plenty of ways to discover the natural side of Myrtle Beach.
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Take a look at the Five Outdoor Activities to do in Myrtle beach on your next vacation:
1) Visit Brookgreen Gardens: Brookgreen Gardens is a sculpture garden offering a selection of tours, programs, excursions, and exhibits for all ages. Stroll through the gardens on a guided tour or explore these beautiful spaces on your own. Walk the Lowcountry Trail and experience some of the area’s history, and don’t miss the zoo with native animals (alligators, eagles, otters, wild turkeys, and deer) in their natural habitats. The beauty of Brookgreen Gardens makes it one of the most popular places to visit in Myrtle Beach.
2) Kayak Murrells Inlet: Explore the immensely productive saltwater ecosystem of Murrells Inlet. Inhabiting the cord grass marshes is a rich fauna of clams, crabs, shrimp and oysters with a host of bird species from pelicans to egrets. Express Watersports rents kayaks as well as gives guided tours.
3) Go on a Dolphin Watch & Sightseeing Cruise: With over 60 miles of coastline to explore in Myrtle Beach, there is plenty to explore. Express Watersports offers a trip departing out of Murrells Inlet that leads to the Atlantic Ocean. Dolphins, sea turtles and other aquatic life are frequently seen on these cruises.
4) Take an ATV Tour: Carolina Backwoods offers a two-hour guided ATV adventure tour that lets visitors experience off-roading South Carolina-style. Hit the trails and explore the backwoods of Carolina!