Whether you’re looking for the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day or just hunting for things to do in Myrtle Beach for couples, the Grand Strand is gushing with romance. We’ve scoured the shores in search of the most enchanting Myrtle Beach events and attractions. Plan your next getaway with some of these romantic things to do in Myrtle Beach for couples:
A scenic outdoor favorite for couples in Myrtle Beach is a cruise on the Barefoot Queen riverboat. This Intracoastal cruise that launches from Barefoot Landing offers sightseeing plus sunset and dinner rides throughout the week. Book your two-hour cruise with a romantic candlelight dinner, themed decor, special entertainment and a long-stemmed rose. This special cruise is $71.99 per person.
Sip your favorite beverage while co-painting a work of art with your other half at Wine & Design located in The Market Common. For $75, couples receive two pre-traced canvases, paint, paintbrushes, and aprons. Each partner will paint one half of a couple-themed scene to be hung side-by-side creating a lovely work of art. Wine & Design is BYOB (wine, beer, and snacks), but provides plastic cups, corkscrews, and bottle openers. Couples are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early to pour drinks and get set up. Wine & Design offers Valentine’s-themed paintings throughout the month of February, on Valentine’s Day. Reservations are required.
The Murrells Inlet MarshWalk is made up of eight locally-owned restaurants that all feature fresh, locally-sourced seafood. The MarshWalk treats guests to live entertainment in addition to delicious restaurants. After a mouthwatering meal, couples can stroll along The MarshWalk soaking in panoramic views of fishing boats and wildlife in the water nearby.
Ride along the beach with your sweetheart for a truly unique couples adventure. Grand Strand Horseback Riding offers beachfront rides during the winter months and trail rides during the rest of the year. All rides are led by an experienced guide with fully trained horses. Beach rides are $90 per person; trail rides are $50 per person.
What’s more romantic than a view of the ocean from the top of a 20-story tall sky wheel? Couples can enjoy a 10-15 minute ride on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel for $19.99 per person. VIP tickets are available for $54.99 per person which includes a double ride on a VIP gondola, a photo package to remember the occasion and a special VIP lanyard that allows you to skip the line. Visit the website for more information.
With more than 9,000 acres of seasonally landscaped gardens to explore, Brookgreen Gardens offers a uniquely enchanting atmosphere that can’t be found anywhere else. Visitors can also look forward to seeing handmade sculptures scattered throughout the gardens, visiting the on-site zoo which houses local wildlife, riverboat tours of the Waccamaw River, and on-site dining at The Old Kitchen and Harvest Cafe.
A trip to Huntington Beach State Park is always an adventure. With sweeping views of the natural coastline and plenty of space to roam, this is one of the most popular places to visit in Myrtle Beach with your partner. Spark romance when you stroll through the park’s National Historic Landmark, Atalaya Castle. It’s easy to get lost in the experience as you venture through the many rooms, halls, and gardens of the castle. Admission into the Castle is $2 per person plus regular park admission of $8.