Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina is a seafood lover's dream. This historic fishing village is loaded with a unique charm all its own, with its sandy banks and river landings. And fishing isn't the only thing that makes this quaint old beach town such a joy to visit.

Murrells Inlet is not just great in the summer, it's a wonderful off-season getaway. There are activities for the whole family, from over 90 signature golf courses along the Grand Strand, to sightseeing tours on the creeks and marshes.

Murrels Inlet South Carolina

You'll find a number of hotels to choose from both on and near the Inlet. There are vacation rentals from small cottages to grand old family homes on the creeks and rivers, complete with boat docks - these are available from beach realty groups as well as by private homeowners.

For a totally upscale vacation, visit the Wachesaw Plantation Club, a premier golf and tennis community tucked against the Waccamaw River. A limited number of exquisite cottages are available for vacationers, so plan ahead!

Things To Do at Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Murrells Inlet Fishing: The No. 1 attraction (besides eating seafood) is catching it. You can fish from the pier or surf, plus take deep sea fishing charters or individual boat rentals. Fishing charters are operated by the finest charter boat captains on the East Coast.

Great Restaurants: Taste the freshest seafood, the finest steaks, even award winning BBQ - all along "Restaurant Row." From low-key eateries to upscale dining, Murrells Inlet is the "Seafood Capitol of South Carolina."

Go on the Marsh Walk: Stroll along the plank walkway and view the salt marshes and its rich wildlife. After all that good food, a great end to the evening is spent on the marsh walk at sunset as the live music floats over the water.

Enjoy Murrells Inlet Nightlife: Nightly live music from country to jazz, beach music and rock, all along the marsh boardwalk. Dine and walk... it doesn't get any better.

Water Sports: Rent a boat, go jet skiing, try parasailing, paddle around by kayak - it's all part of the day at the Inlet. Just visit the inlet marinas and shops, you'll see all that they offer.

Visit Brookgreen Gardens: A trip to this incredible garden is something that far too many visitors miss. It's the largest outdoor sculpture garden in the nation. Don't pass this by! Named one of the 10 Best Attractions in South Carolina by USA Today.

Map of Murrells Inlet

Drive south and your next stops are Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island, South Carolina.