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How to Spend Less Than $100 A Day in Myrtle Beach

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Overspending on a Myrtle Beach vacation is very common and can be very costly. Dining at expensive restaurants or spending cash at costly attractions throughout the day can really add up. If you’re in the market for frugal Myrtle Beach attractions and things to do, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got a few tips and ideas on how to spend your money wisely in Myrtle Beach.

Find out how to spend less than $100 a day on your Myrtle Beach vacation!

Free Things To Do in Myrtle Beach

These ideas are perfect if you’re looking to spend as little as possible.

  • Go to the beach
  • Stroll the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
  • Attend a free festival like Summer Nights at Broadway at the Beach, SummerFest! at Barefoot Landing, and Hot Summer Night’s at Plyler Park on Ocean Boulevard.
  • Visit the Myrtle Beach Art Museum
  • Many resorts have free summer entertainment such as Hawaiian fire shows that you can enjoy at no cost if you are a guest.

Budget-Friendly Attractions

Save a little as you go by enjoying one of these budget-friendly attractions.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans | Myrtle Beach’s Single-A baseball team, the Pelicans regularly hold game day promotions like fireworks, discounted food items, and more; score a ticket for as low as under $10 | (843) 918-6002

Mini Golf | Partake in a friendly game of mini golf; most courses start at well below $10 per person | Various Locations

Myrtle Beach State Park | Enjoy a secluded beach trip at the Myrtle Beach State Park; admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-15. Ages 5 and under are free | (843) 238-5325

See a Movie | Catch a blockbuster flick with the family; Myrtle Beach has a handful of movie-going options:

  • Cinemark at Myrtle Beach - Coastal Grand Mall - (843) 839-3225
  • Broadway 16 - Broadway at the Beach - (843) 445-1600
  • Grand 14 at Market Common - The Market Common - (843) 282-0550
  • Myrtle Beach 12 - Myrtle Beach Mall - (843) 272-6598

Pier Fishing | A day of pier fishing is an inexpensive way of enjoying the outdoors; rod rentals and bait are available; Myrtle Beach has a few options to choose from:

Downtown Arcades | Play classic and modern arcade games from skee ball to hoops along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk | Various Locations

Pavilion Nostalgia Park | Features classic rides for all ages and tickets that won't break the bank | Broadway at the Beach

Enjoy a Meal at Your Hotel

Instead of going out, opt to dine in at your resort. This will save you the travel expenses of driving around Myrtle Beach looking for something to eat. Or book a room with a kitchen and create your own home-cooked meals.

Don’t Skip the On-Site Amenities

Plenty of fun and excitement can be had at the resort property you’re staying at. Take, for instance, Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark or Landmark Resort. Both of these oceanfront properties have their own on-site waterpark, and other spectacular on-site perks and amenities that are includ

Check out our Myrtle Beach resorts and all of the amenities they have to offer.

Take Advantage of the VMB Card

When you book your stay at a Vacation Myrtle Beach Resort, you’ll receive an exclusive VMB Card, free of charge. This money-saving card grants discounts to some of Myrtle Beach’s most popular attractions, restaurants, retailers, services, and more! Best of all, there’s no limit on how many partners you can use it at.



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