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The Best Time to Go to North Myrtle Beach

Some may say the best time to visit North Myrtle Beach is during the summer months, from June to August, when the weather is just right for enjoying the beach.

However, we believe any time is the perfect time to visit North Myrtle Beach, thanks to temperate conditions in the spring, fall, and winter, year-round family-friendly attractions, exciting shows, affordable North Myrtle Beach resort deals, and North Myrtle Beach oceanfront condos availability.

Check out what makes each season unique for vacationers:


Why June through August is the best time to go to North Myrtle Beach

  • Perfect beach weather

  • Available attractions and restaurants

With average temperature highs hovering in the 80s, it’s easy to see why North Myrtle Beach is so popular during the summer months. Between June and August, many of the area’s best attractions are open and the beach weather is perfect.

Popular Summer attractions:


AlligatorAlligator Adventure

Phone: (843) 361-0789

See crocs, gators, and an assortment of reptiles, amphibians, and other exotic species at this 15-acre reptile zoo, which also hosts live shows that will delight all ages.


Trailblaze Adventure

Phone: (843) 491-3192

Trailblaze Adventure offers family-friendly kayak and paddleboard adventure tours through some of North Myrtle Beach’s most serene locations. You can also explore on your own thanks to paddleboard, kayak, bike, and golf cart rentals.


OD Pavilion Amusement Park

Phone: (843) 315-4597

Spin, soar, and slide at OD Pavilion Amusement Park, located in the heart of North Myrtle Beach. This amusement park overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and offers thrills for all ages.


Why September through November is the best time to go to North Myrtle Beach

  • Low rates

  • Even more room for social distancing

  • Great weather

  • Less chance of rainfall in October and November

  • Available attractions

Vacationers can expect average temperature highs between the high 60s and low 80s and lower rates at North Myrtle Beach resorts during the fall months. Plenty of popular attractions are also still available for visitors to enjoy, and the milder weather makes for relaxing strolls along the beachfront.

Popular Fall attractions:


several kayak boats in the waterJ&L Kayaking

Phone: (843) 267-6816

J&L Kayaking tours will lead you to some of the most scenic marine spots in North Myrtle Beach. Tours include marsh and island tours, and the popular sunset kayak tour.


Cherry Grove Fishing Pier

Phone: (843) 249-1625

Enjoy some of the best views in North Myrtle Beach from the Cherry Grove Fishing Pier. The pier includes its own bait and tackle shop with fishing rentals and a two-story viewing deck.


Duplin Winery

Phone: (843) 663-1710

Sip on sweet Muscadine wine on the large outdoor patio as you enjoy the balmy fall air at Duplin Winery. Wine tasters can enjoy live music in the courtyard and a large selection of wines for purchase in the wine shop.


Guests staying at Beach Cove Resort can enjoy exclusive discounts and special offers to many of North Myrtle Beach’s best attractions, restaurants, and shops with an exclusive Myrtle Beach discount card!


Why December through February is the best time to go to North Myrtle Beach

  • Even more room for social distancing

  • Low rates

  • Temperate weather in December and February

Winter welcomes an assortment of holiday shows and events around North Myrtle Beach. Similar to fall, room rates are typically lower, perfect for an affordable beach getaway. And while December through February is the coolest time of year, it’s not uncommon for temperatures to reach the high 60s and low 70s in December and February.

Popular winter attractions:


alabama theatre christmas showAlabama Theatre

Phone: (843) 272-1111

The South’s Grandest Christmas Show combines dance, song, and comedy for a holiday extravaganza at the Alabama Theatre. The Alabama Theatre also hosts other themed shows throughout the year.


House of Blues

Phone: (843) 272-3000

Get your tickets to the hottest acts in music at this indoor concert venue. The House of Blues is also well-known for its Sunday Brunch events and other on-site eateries.


Why March through May is the best time to go to North Myrtle Beach

  • Lower rates

  • First dibs to enjoy attractions that open for the new season

  • Pleasant weather

  • Even more room for social distancing in the early spring months

little boy at the beachSpring welcomes warm temperatures and often lower resort rates than the summer months. Plus, spring vacationers will get first dibs to many North Myrtle Beach attractions that open for the new vacation season.

Popular spring attractions:


Shark Wake Park 843

Phone: (843) 399-9253

Grab a board and hit the lake at Shark Wake Park 843. This outdoor water park includes two areas of excitement, a Cable Park where guests can wakeboard, water ski, and kneeboard, and Obstacle Island, a giant floating playground with slides, climbing towers, and more.


Glass Bottom Kayak Tours

Phone: (843) 333-6420

Take in the sights and sounds of North Myrtle Beach’s most tranquil landscapes on a kayak adventure. Unique adventures include a salt marsh tour, a private island tour, and a sea turtle nesting tour. Plus, you can tour the area in a glass-bottom kayak for underwater views.


Inlet Pointe Plantation

Phone: (843) 249-2989

Make vacation memories that will last a lifetime with an Inlet Pointe Plantation horseback tour. Enjoy the pleasant spring weather on a private island beach ride, waterway trail ride, or pony ride.


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