Shop 'Til You Drop! The Best Shopping Along the Grand Strand
Chauncey Smith | 25 Jan 2018
No Myrtle Beach vacation is complete without the perfect souvenir! No matter if you're all about kitschy and cheesy or high-class elegance, there are tons of great shopping opportunities waiting for you during your trip to Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand! During your vacation to Myrtle Beach be sure to visit some of these awesome shops and shopping areas!
The Gay Dolphin
A trip to the Gay Dolphin is a can't-miss stop on your Myrtle Beach vacation! Located along the famous Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and in operation since 1946, the Gay Dolphin is a giant gift shop encompassing three stories and over 30,000 square feet of anything and everything souvenir. Looking for a life-size pirate sculpture? Fine jewelry? Beachwear? Shark teeth? Whatever your idea of a perfect souvenir is, with over 70,000 unique items, the Gay Dolphin is sure to have it!
The Market Common
For first-class shopping in a modern downtown setting, The Market Common is sure to delight shoppers. The Market Common offers visitors a tremendous assortment of shops and boutiques including Pottery Barn, Orvis, Sunglass Hut, Anthropologie, Coastal Urge and many more. In addition to the long list of great shops around the area, fantastic dining options are around every corner, with eateries like Co Sushi, Tupelo Honey Cafe, Travinia Italian Kitchen and Nacho Hippo satisfying any appetite!
The Hammock Shops Village
The Original Hammock Shop opened in Pawleys Island all the way back in 1938 as one of the few roadside shops in Pawleys Island. The "arrogantly shabby" atmosphere that Pawleys Island is famous for remains but over the years new additions have joined the Hammock Shop, with many shops taking residence in historic buildings moved to and reclaimed as stores. Over 20 neighbor stores are located within the Village including Haute Hanger, Elegantz, The Freckled Frog and Coastal Wine Boutique, all comfortably shaded under a canopy of live oaks and coastal pines.
In addition to these great shopping destinations, you can also scope out amazing deals at one of two area Tanger Outlets as well as Coastal Grand Mall, the largest mall in the state of South Carolina. The easiest way to have some extra shopping money during your trip to Myrtle Beach is booking your Grand Strand getaway! You're guaranteed to reserve an amazing Myrtle Beach vacation rental at an unbeatable price.