Barefoot Landing vs. Broadway at the Beach: Choosing Your Beachside Fun!

Decisions, decisions. During your upcoming trip, you might find yourself weighing out the decision between Barefoot Landing vs. Broadway at the Beach. Both offer unique experiences. But what exactly are you looking for? Depending on that answer, one location might suit you better than the other. Consider this your in-depth look at some of the best stores, shows, restaurants, and attractions both locations have to offer!


Which Is Your Favorite: Barefoot Landing Or Broadway at the Beach

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Life is better by the lake. Barefoot Landing in North Myrle Beach honors this idea with its relaxed, outdoor shopping experience located right on the lakefront. It’s home to 50 specialty shops where you can find home décor, precious charms and more to gift to others or yourself.

Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach presents a vibrant atmosphere with a wider variety of shops in an entertainment complex. You'll find everything from nationally recognized brands in the Coastal Carolina Mall area to unique boutiques featuring stylish accessories, apparel, or home decor.

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For family-friendly shows that highlight the local culture and variety, Barefoot Landing is the place to go. Come on down for regular performances at the Alabama Theatre and try not to miss the the seasonal pirate-themed spectacles at Pirates Voyage.

It’s all in the name. The Legends in Concert, where you can catch performances by impersonators of famous music icons, take center stage to enjoy the renowned songs from legends such as Tina Turner, Michael Jackson, and so much more! If you enjoy live entertainment, consider attending a show the Broadway Theater to discover the sounds of this premier venue on the Grand Strand. For family-fun activities, the Charles Bach Wonders Theatre is the best place to watch magic shows, comedy, dance, and so much more!

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Dining Out

Seafood and southern hospitality are in full effect at Barefoot Landing. Greg Norman’s Australian Grille offers upscale dining with an Australian twist, while Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s focuses on creating a fun, family-friendly dining experience with an emphasis on fresh ingredients.

If you have a hankering for international cuisines, Broadway at the Beach features restaurants like places like Yamato for authentic Japanese steakhouse experience, and Señor Frog's where margarita’s, Mexican food, and so much more will keep the party going.

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Fun & Experiences

Take a walk on the wild side with attractions like Alligator Adventure, located just a two-minute drive or ten-minute walk from Barefoot Landing. It’s home to one of the largest reptile parks in the world!

Broadway at the Beach features animal attractions like Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, with its expansive underwater walking path, and Pavilion Park, which offers newer and nostalgic rides for kids of all ages.

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Which Will You Choose: Barefoot Landing vs. Broadway at the Beach

Your choice between Barefoot Landing and Broadway at the Beach depends on the kind of vacation you’re looking to have. If a peaceful shopping day followed by a relaxing dinner sounds appealing, Barefoot Landing is your go-to. However, if you’re in for a day packed with exciting attractions and vibrant nightlife, Broadway at the Beach will not disappoint.

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