What is the best place in Myrtle Beach for holiday shopping?

People all over are shopping early, many online.

It’s definitely not too early to work on those holiday gift lists – and a trip to Myrtle Beach this time of year gives you a great chance to do that in style!

There are also great places to walk around and get some of those gifts taken care of, right here in your favorite vacation spot: Myrtle Beach. There’s something to be said about holding a gift in your hand and seeing it for yourself, isn’t there?

We’d like to tell you about two stellar places for shopping in Myrtle Beach: 501 Outlets and Barefoot Landing. If you’ve been there, you understand why! Not shopped these spots yet? We’ll cover what you’ve been missing. It’s a great excuse to head to the coast anyway: Gotta get that shopping done!

Tips for holiday shopping

Plan ahead, using this as a guide to shopping in Myrtle Beach. By stopping at just two awesome locations, you’re already saving on fuel costs! Focus on gifts you know you’re looking for, but stay open to unexpected presents to present themselves as you’re shopping. Pay with a debit card when you can to avoid having to handle money, too.

What are the best places to shop in Myrtle Beach?

501 Outlets


The beauty of outlet shopping is that you can park your car once, and visit a variety of places in one trip. 501 Outlets has a vast array of shops, and discounts to be found throughout. Whether you’re at the Adidas, Hagar, Hanes, Nike, or any of many more stores, you’re in for a treat of savings – and you’ll notice social distancing measures observed throughout.

These outlet stores are clean and easily accessible. It’s an enjoyable place to go, even if you didn’t have a holiday shopping list! Visit the souvenir shop, too, for Myrtle Beach items for yourself or loved ones.


Best place to find stocking stuffers for your girls | Claire’s

Claire’s is a top shop for the accessories and costume jewelry the girls and young women love. A friendly staff can also help if you’d like to bring that special kid to get her ears pierced!

Best place to find a tasty stocking stuffer | Beef Jerky Outlet

Check out the magnificent inventory of beef, turkey, and wild-game jerky at Beef Jerky Outlet. This shop also has other goodies, such as Amish candy, hot sauce, popcorn, and more.

Best place to shop for the athlete on your list | Nike

This leading name in sportswear comes at outlet prices and with an incredible selection. Nike Factory Store has an accommodating staff ready to help you check off your shopping list.

Barefoot Landing


This marketplace and fun locality is built around a lake. Visit restaurants, a theater, and visitor center at Barefoot Landing. You’ll love this place! There’s plenty to do, so bring a date and take care of that holiday shopping together. Stop in an eatery for a pre-shopping brunch, and snap a few photos as you spend an afternoon here.

Find unique shops, such as Illusions Replica Jewels, for unparalleled selection and excellent service. Follow up with a memorable lunch at Ron Jon’s Sports Bar.


Best place to shop for the coolest person on your list | Sunglass Hut

Sporty to stylish, Sunglass Hut has it all. Designer names and quality bargains for the sunglass aficionado. Get the best set of sunglasses from the best vacation destination – Myrtle Beach!

Best place for tech users on your list | My Mobile

For phone and tablet cases, from the standard to the sublime, check out My Mobile. Find all the accessories your family needs for their connected devices.

Best place for the homeowner on your list | Havens Marketplace

Choose from an array of items at Havens Marketplace for home decor and gifts – everything from furniture to jewelry. They’re decked out for the holiday season already!

Ready to come shop in Myrtle Beach?

If you’re looking for one-of-a-kind jewelry, tasty treats, Myrtle Beach souvenirs, and more, 501 Outlets and Barefoot Landing give you plenty of options. This favorite vacation destination is famous for its beaches, golf scene, and calabash cuisine – but the outlet shopping here is also second to none. Turn your holiday shopping into a holiday getaway.

Stay at Dayton House on your shopping spree

For clean, comfortable rooms and a beautiful ocean view, it’s tough to top Dayton House. The cordial staff is ready to welcome you and help create a relaxing stay in Myrtle Beach. Don’t miss out on the tastiest breakfast around, too. Check out the Dayton House video gallery, and book your stay today.

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