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Great ideas for getting around Myrtle Beach
Is driving through traffic cramping your style while you’re at the beach? Are people walking too slow in front of you on the strip? Perhaps you’re just looking for an adrenaline rush and something to ride while you’re on vacation.
No matter the reason, vehicle and activity rentals are a great option for getting around Myrtle Beach with a little added fun. As a vacation destination with great weather throughout the year, the Grand Strand offers plenty of vendors for every type of transportation.
Whether you need a scooter to zip through the crowd or a party bus to, well, party on while you enjoy the nightlife, there is an accessible option for everyone.
Myrtle Beach offers every excuse for you to avoid driving your car while in the area, so take a look at some of our favorite ways to get around town and set your own pace.
With so many golf courses in Myrtle Beach, it’s probably no surprise that golf carts are not limited to the cart paths here. Whether you need groceries from down the road, or want to go to the pier a mile away, riding a golf cart there is a great way to get around and smell the ocean breeze on your trip.
There are several spots to rent a golf cart in Myrtle Beach including Beach Golf Cart Central, which has nearly every kind of golf cart you could ask for and Graham Golf Cars, which will deliver and pick up the cart for you. You can also try A-Jax Golf Cart Rentals and Surfside Beach Golf Carts, which will help you find great deals for the length of your stay.
If you’re a real adrenaline junkie, jet skis offer a great way to experience beachfront excitement and the refreshing ocean waves at the same time.
Renting from Myrtle Beach Watersports or Ocean Watersports is a great way to fulfill that excitement need. Whip around in the ocean over waves or race friends in the waterway, the fun never stops on a jet ski ride. No matter your level of experience, as long as you have a valid driver’s license instructors will help teach you how to ride.
Other places you can check out jet skis are Downwind Sails and Surfside Beach Jet ski rental, so there is no reason for anyone to be bored out on the water. So grab the crew and head out to sea.
Whether it’s cruising the Boulevard and the Boardwalk, or winding through one of the many bike trails in Myrtle Beach, cycling is a popular way to get around the area. For anyone looking for a leisurely alternative to working out at the beach, renting a bicycle from one of the many shops here is certainly the way to go.
Beach Bike Shop, located on Broadway Street, has everything you need for a day of biking and they also offer a free helmet and lock with every rental. The even have baby carriers so the little ones don’t have to miss out on the fun and maps of the best places to ride in Myrtle Beach!
Bodacious Bob’s bike rentals and tours is another great place to check out. They even offer tag along bike attachments so someone can ride in the shade if it is getting too hot for them on the trails.
Segway Tours & Rentals
Segways may look a little goofy, but they a great way experience everything the Grand Strand has to offer while riding around standing up. And what’s better is that you can use these high tech futuristic machines for a very affordable price.
Myrtle Beach Segway with Segs by the Sea is your best option for riding around at Market Commons or anywhere your segway desire leads you. They even train you on the segway before they release you to the wild, so get ready to rev up on your mall cop mustang.
Rent them for an hour if you want to simply try them out, or check one out for a week if you need a way to get from place to place while you’re in town.
- Myrtle Beach Segway – 843-477-0800
Three-Wheeled Beach Cruiser
If you think bikes are too boring and the segway is a little too out there for you, there’s one option that really bridges the gap.
The three wheel beach cruiser is great for riding on the beach, as it is easy to maneuver through the crowd and you still get exercise the same way that you would pedaling a bicycle. Take this new age ride for a spin as you lay down in a reclined chair and and steer with the handles by your side.
North Strand Beach Service specializes in three-wheeled beach cruiser rentals, so go check them out and their affordable daily rental prices.
- North Strand Beach Service – 843-272-3259
Party Buses and Limousines
The first rule of hitting the bars in Myrtle Beach, or anywhere, is to make sure you have a safe way to get around.
So why not keep the party going while catching a safe spacious ride? Next time you are headed to Broadway or Murrells Inlet to enjoy your night, don’t miss out on a second of the fun and ride in style with a party bus or limousine.
Party Bus Myrtle Beach has options including the 18-person bus with full wrap around seating and coolers. They even offer options all the way up to a 40 passenger ride to accommodate even the largest bachelor/bachelorette party, golf trip or family reunion.
Midnight Express Limousines also offers a classy way to hit the strip. You can reserve a Luxury LimoBus with standing room inside, or the classy stretch Excursion complete with TVs, stereo systems, and great lighting once you get in.
With so much water surrounding Myrtle Beach, it’d be a shame not to take advantage of one of the area’s many waterways with a ride on a boat.
If you prefer laying around on a pontoon boat floating down the waterway, or jacking your heart rate up on the open sea in a speed boat, Myrtle Beach has an option for you.
Beach House Boat Rentals has multiple speed boats, pontoons, and center consoles available for rent, while Myrtle Beach Watersports — known for its of the jet ski rentals — offer pontoon boats for you and your group of friends to pitch in on and enjoy together at an easy price.
If you are hanging out closer to Murrells Inlet, go visit the Crazy Sister Marina for their charter boat experiences. The main goal is to not get stuck on land, Come on in boys, the water is fine.”
If you’re coming to Myrtle Beach on business or plan on flying in with your family, don’t overthink it — get a rental car. There are plenty of places for you to rent a comfortable car at an affordable price along the Grand Strand.
There are multiple rent-a-car locations set up around the area with standard and luxury cars available. You can find the standard options including Enterprise, Thirfty and Hertz, but we reccommend going with Sixt Car Rental.
Or better yet, check out our rental cars page and choose for yourself.
Walking & Jogging
Don’t break every routine from home while you are in Myrtle Beach. If you get your exercise in by walking or running on a trail, Myrtle Beach has plenty of places for you to continue your healthy habits.
If you are staying on the beach and the sand is right outside your backdoor, then look no further for where you need to run in the mornings and afternoons. The sunrise and sunset will serve as a perfect backdrop for your run on the beach.
If you are looking for a path that is unique to the area and can’t find at other beaches, check out the trails at the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex. They have six different courses for you to check out.
You can also check out paths near the YMCA on 62nd Avenue North, at Myrtle Beach State Park or through Huntington Beach State Park on the south end.