Just miles away from the beach is a whole different world in the historic city of Conway. The city is full of history and Southern charm with lots of shops and restaurants for visitors to check out. Most Myrtle Beach visitors see Conway as a town to pass through on the way to the beach, but this great city is a delightful destination in its own right.
An active participant in the Main Street USA initiative to preserve historic downtowns, Conway offers a quaint mix of shops and stores. From wedding gowns to gifts and crafts, shoppers will find a variety of goods along the downtown streets.
Nature lovers will enjoy a stroll along the Waccamaw River on the Conway Riverwalk. Along the banks and boardwalks surrounding this popular blackwater river, visitors will see rustic bridges, marinas, a playground and a historic inn. The city celebrates this unique location around Independence Day each year with the annual Riverfest, which includes live entertainment and tons of family fun.More Info
Conway is home to many great restaurants, favorites among food fans who live and/or play in Myrtle Beach. The Rivertown Bistro is among the finest serves up delicious seafood and new American cuisine in an elegant atmosphere that includes rooftop dining.More Info
Functioning as a café and bakery, there are many reasons to stop in to this downtown Conway eatery. Open from 6 to 6, The Trestle is a great place to go to get fresh bread, pastries and baked sweets, breakfast, lunch, or a cup of coffee.More Info
Theatre of the Republic
Take a drive down Conway’s Main Street and you’ll notice it immediately – an old-timey theater sign protruding from the building, the lights livening up the street and inviting visitors in for a night of entertainment. Their motto, For the People, By the People” signifies their status as a neighborhood theater that casts local talent in nationally-acclaimed dramas, comedies, and musicals.More Info
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