10 Best Things To Do In Longs, South Carolina

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Melanie
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Longs is a small community in Harry County in South Carolina, and it is still currently in the process of development. Nonetheless, its location makes a variety of attractions accessible from there. Come with us to explore all of the unexpected fun that this destination has in store.

Read on to find out about the best things to do in Longs, South Carolina:

1. Enjoy the sand, sea, and surf at Myrtle Beach

Atlantic Ocean shoreline in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Loadmaster used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Carolina, with over 14 million visitors flocking to it per year. Aside from the beach and the sea, Myrtle Beach also has its own amusement park, as well as an aquarium. The perfect place for a fun day out for the entire family.

Myrtle Beach

Address: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

2. Take your RV to WillowTree RV Resort and Campground

Posted by WillowTree RV Resort on Monday, 12 June 2017

If you brought your RV to Myrtle Beach and are wondering where you can park it, look no further than WillowTree, which not only allows you to park your RV, but also provides you with campgrounds just a few minutes’ walk way from the beach. Non-RV owners can also rent a lakeside cottage here, and various amenities are available in the resort. Guests have access to the lake, along with its many activities, and also available for guests are a swimming pool, a fitness center, a playground, and a rec-room.

WillowTree RV Resort and Campground

Address: 520 Southern Sights Drive, Longs, South Carolina

Website: WillowTree RV Resort and Campground

3. Visit local wineries

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Posted by The Caravelle Resort on Thursday, 22 May 2014

If you’re a fan of wines, be sure to drop by La Belle Amie Vineyard and Silver Coast Winery to taste the local vintages. Both wineries offer wine tastings, so you don’t need to buy yourself an entire bottle. If you’re not a fan of wines, there is still quite a bit that you can see at either venue. La Belle Amie holds regular musical performances and features outdoor cooking from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm from Wednesdays to Fridays.

Silver Coast Winery, meanwhile, also makes craft beer. However, it does not just produce beverages. Its grounds also serve as an event venue, thanks to its beautiful landscape.

La Belle Amie Vineyard

Address: 1120 Saint Joseph Road, Little River, South Carolina

Opening Hours: Wine tastings are scheduled from Tuesdays to Fridays, as well as non-festival Saturdays, from 10 am – 6 pm

Contact: +1 843399 WINE (9463)

Website: La Belle Amie Vineyard

Silver Coast Winery

Address: 6680 Barbeque Road, NW, Ash, North Carolina

Contact: +1 9102872800

Website: Silver Coast Winery

4. North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex

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Posted by Go Ape USA on Wednesday, 15 March 2017

North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex has pretty much every facility available for every available popular sport out there, including but not limited to; baseball, softball, soccer, flag football, and lacrosse. It even has an area specifically for Quidditch, the magical game featured by J.K. Rowling in the “Harry Potter” series!

Aside from sports-related activities, the complex also covers trekking and bike trails, a dog park, playgrounds, picnic grounds, and concessionaires. It is also home to a big lake, where guests can enjoy a variety of water activities.

North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex

Address: 150 Citizens Circle, Little River, South Carolina

Contact: +1 8432813800

Website: North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex

5. Play to win at The Big M Casino

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Posted by Visit Little River, SC on Tuesday, 10 May 2016

The Big M Casino is actually two casino ships: one for smoking passengers/players, the other for non-smokers. On-board games include table games, such as blackjack, poker, craps, and roulette, and there are also slot machines. The cruise runs for 5 hours, and players can also avail a buffet meal on either ship. Reservations are required here.

The Big M Casino

Address: 4491 Mineola Avenue, Little River, South Carolina

Duration: around 5 hours required

Contact: +1 8432499811; +1 877250 LUCK (Toll Free)

Website: Big M Casino

6. Catch a show at the Alabama Theatre

Alabama Theatre in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Alabama Theatre came to be when country performers Alabama decided to return to their roots in Myrtle Beach. It has since played host to a wide variety of family-friendly performances. It is recognized as the biggest and best entertainment theatre across Myrtle Beach. If you’re worried about not being able to afford a show, don’t worry, because their website regularly features discounts and promos.

Alabama Theatre

Address: 4750 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Contact: +1 8003422262

Website: Alabama Theatre

7. Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show

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Posted by Pirates Voyage on Saturday, 29 June 2013

Who hasn’t dreamed of encountering pirates while on the beach? Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show brings these dreams to reality. The show features Blackbeard and Calico Jack, his quartermaster, as they search for treasure. Many surprises await the show’s guests, which include but are not limited to acrobatics, mermaids, sea lions, and tropical birds.

Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show

Address: 8907 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Contact: +1 8004334401

Website: Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show

8. Visit child-friendly museums

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Posted by The Know and Go on Sunday, 4 December 2016

The entire stretch of Myrtle Beach is replete with a variety of museums that will hold children’s fascination for several hours. At the top of the list is Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum, known for featuring odd curios. Aside from its exhibits, this museum is also home to an aquarium, a 5D moving theater, a haunted adventure ride, and a mirror maze. Another good option would be the Children’s Museum of South Carolina, an interactive museum that allows kids to learn by touching and exploring the various exhibits there.

For bigger kids, you may want to explore Horry County Museum, which showcases artifacts from the county’s past. The museum also has the L.W. Paul Living History Farm, which is a recreation of a horse family farm circa 1900s for visitors to learn more about what life was like during that era. Another recreation worth seeing is the South Carolina Tobacco Museum, which depicts a tobacco farm pre the 1950s.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum

Address: 901 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Price: from 14.99 USD

Contact: +1 8434482331

Website: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum

Children’s Museum of South Carolina

Address: 2204 N. Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Price: 8 USD

Opening Hours: Mondays to Saturdays, 9 am – 5 pm; Sundays, 12 nn – 5 pm

Contact: +1 8439469469

Website: Children’s Museum of South Carolina

Horry County Museum

Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, South Carolina

Price: Admission is free

Opening Hours: Tuesdays to Saturdays, 9 am – 5 pm

Contact: +1 8439155320

Website: Horry County Museum

South Carolina Tobacco Museum

Address: 104 NE Front St, Mullins, South Carolina

Contact: +1 8434648194

9. Play golf

Crown Park Golf Club winds through towering Carolina Pine trees with no housing in sight, just nature and beauty....

Posted by Grand Strand Golf and Hotels on Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Longs is home to no less than three golf courses, so you have your pick of where to play. All are well-maintained and feature various challenges to golfers of all skill levels. Crown Golf Park Golf Club is quite near North Myrtle Beach. It is noted for having water and sand traps, requiring strategic moves from players.

Experienced golfers may want to try their skills at Long Bay Golf Club, which has been described as having the most difficult course out of the four. On the flip side, those who are just starting out may prefer to play at Colonial Charters Golf Club, as its course is challenging without being too difficult.

Crown Park Golf Club

Address: 2225 Highway 9 W, Longs, South Carolina

Website: Crown Park Golf Club

Colonial Charters Golf Club

Address: 301 Charter Drive, Longs, South Carolina

Website: Colonial Charters Golf Club

Long Bay Golf Club

Address: 200 Long Bay Golf PI, Longs, South Carolina

Website: Long Bay Golf Club

10. Old Baldy Lighthouse and Smith Island Museum

Old Baldy Lighthouse, Bald Head Island
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Gareth Rasberry used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Old Baldy is North Carolina’s oldest standing lighthouse, having been around for over 200 years. At its foot is Smith Island Museum, which is a replica of the lighthouse keeper’s cottage. Aside from the history of the lighthouse, guests can find out more about the maritime past of Cape Fear River in the museum.

Note that the island is only accessible by ferry or private boat.

Old Baldy Lighthouse and Smith Island Museum

Address: 101 Lighthouse Wynd, Bald Head Island, North Carolina

Website: Old Baldy Lighthouse and Smith Island Museum

Explore the Carolinas via Longs

Longs may not have its own share of attractions, but its key location allows you to access tourist attractions in the Carolinas. As such, this would be a good place to set up camp in case you want to explore both states.

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