Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Myrtle Beach Vacation on a Budget
Myrtle Beach is a great place for an affordable vacation, offering hotel deals, budget-friendly dining, and several free or cheap activities.

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Myrtle Beach Vacation on a Budget

Sure, you could always go for the luxurious route when booking your Myrtle Beach Vacation, but not everybody can afford lavish resorts and meals.  We get it; sometimes it’s hard to splurge all of your hard-earned money on one or two vacations to Myrtle Beach throughout the year. However, when visiting the Grand Strand, there are many options for accommodations, things to do, and dining, that won’t break your budget.

Of course, in addition to taking advantage of these budget-friendly hotels, restaurants, and attractions, be sure to check out other ways to save money in Myrtle Beach like using coupons & discount cards, finding hotel deals, doing free things, and more!


Cabana Shores Hotel Myrtle Beach

5701 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

based on 23 reviews

Tucked away in a quiet, residential area, Cabana Shores Hotel is a great choice for your Myrtle Beach vacation. Located just across the street from the beach, Cabana Shores provides guests with easy access to the best attraction in the area: the Atlantic Ocean! This family-owned property boasts clean rooms as well as budget-friendly rates. Rooms here include standard rooms, efficiencies, one bedroom suites, and two bedroom suites. Cabana Shores is also home to a large pool that guests can enjoy during the warmer months.

Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark

2913 South Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

based on 205 reviews

Crown Reef Beach Resort is an oceanfront resort that provides a family-friendly atmosphere for Myrtle Beach vacationers. This property offers budget-friendly rates for a variety of accommodation options such as queen & king jacuzzi suites, oceanfront queen & king efficiencies, oceanfront queen deluxe suites, and oceanfront king efficiencies. On top of being close to affordable attractions like The Market Common, Springmaid Pier, and the Art Museum of Myrtle Beach, Crown Reef Beach Resort is home to amenities such as dining, a fitness center, game room, a water park, and several water features.

Roxanne Towers Myrtle Beach

1604 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

based on 53 reviews

Located in the heart of downtown Myrtle Beach, Roxanne Towers is a great accommodation choice for your budget-friendly vacation. The Roxanne Towers boasts amenities like two pools, private oceanfront balconies, a jacuzzi, and more. Guests will love staying here because, not only will they find a wonderful deal on their unit, but they will also enjoy being near all of the best attractions that the beach has to offer. Visitors booking their stay at The Roxanne Towers have a choice from a studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom unit.

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Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball Team

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball Team

1251 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

based on 17 reviews

Looking for something affordable for you and your family to enjoy? Catch a Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball game at Field at Pelican Ballpark! This family-friendly baseball stadium is located just across the road from Broadway at the Beach. The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are the Class-A Advanced Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, and they play against other Carolina League teams throughout the season. Not only do the Pelicans provide good ol' fashioned baseball, but spectators will enjoy on-field games, giveaways, mascots, fireworks, and special nights like Thirsty Thursday, Wiener Wednesday, and more. Tickets for this attraction range from $7-$14 depending on where you would like to sit.

Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach

1325 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

based on 181 reviews

While not everything at Broadway at the Beach is super-affordable, it is free to visit the attraction and have fun walking around and perusing the wide array of specialty shops. Broadway at the Beach is home to several fun attractions like family-friendly rides, two movie theaters, miniature golf, WonderWorks, a Soar + Explore Zipline, a mirror maze, and much, much more! Of course, if you're hungry, you can check out several on-site restaurants, many of which will not break the bank. And, throughout the year, you can even catch live entertainment and festivals at Broadway at the Beach!

The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is a 1.2-mile long attraction that is situated along the oceanfront in downtown Myrtle Beach. This attraction was first opened in 2010, and in the years since, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk has become one of the most popular places to visit along the Grand Strand. It is free to walk the boardwalk, of course, but there are tons of restaurants and attractions along the way for you to see. Check out fun things to do like arcades, haunted houses, Ripley's Believe It or Not Odditorium, the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, Myrtle Beach Thrill Rides, and more. Also, be sure to stop by the 2nd Avenue Pier or Pier 14 to take a stroll, go fishing, or even have a bite to eat.


Dagwood's Deli has been making amazing hot and cold sandwiches for hungry people in Myrtle Beach since 1988. This eatery is a favorite spot among locals, and vacationers to the beach come back here year after year to sink their teeth into a variety of affordable sandwiches. Craving a club sandwich? No problem! Dagwood's Deli will put together pretty much any sandwich imaginable from deli-sized sandwiches to six different kinds of cheesesteaks, and everything inbetween. Don't worry about sides, either; Dagwood's sandwiches each come with chips and a pickle for added value.

Mrs. Fish

Mrs. Fish

919 Broadway Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

based on 2 reviews

If you're searching for fresh, affordable seafood, then head on over to Mrs. Fish. Not to be confused with another restaurant called Mr. Fish, Mrs. Fish is located in downtown Myrtle Beach off of Broadway Street. This restaurant boasts fresh-catch specials for lunch and dinner, as well as a menu featuring a variety of seafood-centric fare. Owner, Andrew Chu, will cook up any fish you'd like in any of his special sauces upon request. Lunch specials here range from $6.99-$9.99, while dinner options range from $5.99 to $14.99 (or $22.99 for a fried seafood platter).

Simply Southern Smokehouse

Simply Southern Smokehouse

1913 Mr. Joe White Ave, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

based on 8 reviews

If you're super hungry and want some delicious southern cooking, then check out Simply Southern Smokehouse. This family-friendly restaurant is home to a popular BBQ & Country Buffet that will have you coming back for more. The buffet is offered for lunch and dinner, and the prices for adults and children are very afforadble for an all-you-can-eat buffet with delicious food. Some of the buffet items include: barbecue, fried chicken, chicken bog, barbecue chicken, chicken and dumplings, sweet potatoes, corn, green beans, rice & gravy, collards, and much more.