The Best Shopping in Myrtle Beach, SC
The Grand Strand is known for its oceanfront views and family-friendly attractions, but it’s also home to some of the best shopping in Myrtle Beach. Bargain hunters, boutique lovers, and retail-savvy vacationers will enjoy the selection of stores our coastal town has to offer. Staying at the Dayton House Resort provides the convenience of a location near Myrtle Beach Boardwalk shops, outlets and outdoor malls, and specialty stores offering everything from beachwear to toys to the perfect vacation souvenirs to please adults and kids alike.
Popular Shops Along Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
The Dayton House is less than a mile from the northernmost point of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, a 1.2-mile wooden walkway that leads to some of the best shopping in the downtown district. Follow the scenic pathway with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and endless storefronts, cafés, and parks on the other, providing the perfect backdrop for a day of shopping.
I Love Sugar Candy Store
919 N Ocean Blvd
As much an attraction as a candy store, I Love Sugar makes a memorable experience for kids and adults. Gummy bear chandeliers and art installations made from confections of all kinds are highlights you won’t find elsewhere. Kids and kids-at-heart will enjoy the selection of candy, nostalgic confections, gelato, and giant-sized novelty treats.
Gay Dolphin Gift Cove
916 N Ocean Blvd
This historic store is located on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and carries everything you can imagine and more. Find Carolina-themed magnets and stickers, plush keepsakes, socks, and a range of collectibles to take home with you. The Gay Dolphin also has seven photo experiences inside so you can have fun snapping selfies with Elvis and pirates while shopping a legendary Myrtle Beach store.
Outlets & Outdoor Shopping Near Dayton House Resort
The best part about outdoor shopping venues is enjoying the beautiful Myrtle Beach weather while you meander from store to store. There are several plaza-style retail areas near Dayton House Resort that feature something for everyone. These all-purpose spots offer major retailers and local speciality stores, plus eateries to make a day of your Myrtle Beach shopping adventure.
10835 Kings Rd and 4635 Factory Stores Blvd
The Tanger Outlets have it all, and there are two locations within 15 or 20 minutes of our Myrtle Beach hotel. Both locations feature a wide selection of stores for the entire family featuring toys, kids’ clothing, women’s fashion, sporting goods, and more. Plus, there are quick eats and sweet treats throughout so it’s easy to grab a bite and get back to shopping.
Retail Stores at SayeBrook Town Center
SayeBrook Town Center is a shopping center that offers retailers, restaurants, and services in a walkable architectural setting. Larger retailers here include Kirklands, Target, and Marshalls, offering housewares, clothing, and toys. If you forgot to pack an essential item or you’re looking for toys or towels to take to the beach, these stores have all the necessities and more.
Shops at The Market Common
The Market Common is a favorite shopping area of Grand Strand tourists and locals alike. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and beautiful landscaping surrounding this mix of Myrtle Beach boutiques, national retailers, entertainment venues, and restaurants. There are plenty of places to snag an upscale souvenir, a sweet treat, or a new book to read at the beach. Savannah’s Playground, an expansive ADA-approved concept, and walking trails offer kids an opportunity to burn off extra energy. The Market Common also hosts fun family-friendly activities throughout the year.
Broadway at the Beach Stores
Located about a mile inland from the Dayton House, Broadway at the Beach is a popular Myrtle Beach attraction that’s a hit with vacationers looking to shop. There are a variety of retail villages located throughout the complex so you can find gifts for folks back home or treat yourself. This area boasts more than 60 stores offering everything from shoes to sunglasses to toys, so all ages can find a place to explore. Immersive experience-style shops, including Build-A-Bear and Sparkles, allow you to take a break during your busy day shopping in Myrtle Beach, or check out some of the free entertainment offered in-season.
The Hammock Shops Village
10880 Ocean Highway
Take the short drive south to Pawleys Island and visit The Hammock Shops Village, featuring more than 20 unique shops and restaurants. Discover coastal-inspired treasures, hand-crafted items and gourmet kitchen eats in this quaint shopping village off the beaten path. Home to the original Pawleys Island Rope Hammock, this venue hosts a variety of outdoor classes and events throughout the year.
Myrtle Beach Souvenir Shops
Myrtle Beach attracts more than 19 million visitors a year, so there’s no shortage of fun souvenir shops to discover. Whether you’re looking for a keepsake for yourself or bringing home gifts for others, browsing these stores for the perfect memento is something everyone will enjoy. Find beach towels, T-shirts, magnets, and more to commemorate your Myrtle Beach vacation.
Eagles Beachwear Clothing Store
When you’re looking for a souvenir clothing shop in Myrtle Beach, Eagles Beachwear is a great choice. This store features men’s, women’s, and kids’ apparel, beach blankets, and other novelty items like magnets and coasters so you can find a keepsake that fits in your budget and your luggage. With 20 locations around the city, including several near Dayton House Resort, it’s easy to make this stop part of your vacation itinerary.
Carolina Nature Nook
10880 Ocean Highway
If you’re up for an adventure, head to Pawleys Island to see the Carolina Nature Nook. This shop has gifts and keepsakes for nature lovers of every age. There’s a selection of puzzles, T-shirts, and activity kits to encourage kids to explore their surroundings. This store is located about 40 minutes from the Dayton House in Myrtle Beach, but it is nestled within the Hammock Shops Village so you’ll have many places to browse to make an afternoon of it.
Crabby Jack’s General Store
4898 Hwy 17 S
In true general-store style, Crabby Jack’s has everything. This must-visit spot is in the bustling Barefoot Landing area of North Myrtle Beach. Crabby Jack’s offers a variety of convenience items from beverages to snacks to toiletries, plus clothing, gifts, and souvenirs. The merchandise here rotates, so you never know what special item you’ll find.
Tsunami Surf Shop
1209 Celebrity Circle
There are many beachwear stores and surf shops in Myrtle Beach, but Tsunami is the real deal. This regional chain offers a wide selection of swimwear, T-shirts, and even longboards from top lifestyle brands. Not used to the Carolina sun? Browse a variety of sun-safe clothing with SPF protection, hats, and sunglasses so you can keep enjoying the surf and sand. It’s easy to put together an outfit to wear on your next beach day, or find a new suit for the pools at Dayton House Resort, when you browse the Tsunami Shop’s wide selection of women’s and men’s styles.
Whether you prefer casual window shopping or thrilling shopping sprees, Myrtle Beach shopping boasts stores to suit your needs – and when you stay at Dayton House Resort, you’ll be conveniently located near it all. Our oceanfront resort dining options and comfortable accommodations are the perfect way to relax after your day of browsing. Dayton House offers lots of entertainment and amenities to enjoy, but when you do venture out, these nearby outlets, boutiques, and Myrtle Beach Boardwalk shops won’t disappoint.