Shopping and Myrtle Beach go hand-in hand like Vegas and gambling. Like Canada and Moose. Like Bill Cosby and…well…Jell-O.
To capitalize on the popularity of shopping on the Grand Strand, Go2MB has strung together a list of the best, most unique shopping experiences in Myrtle Beach complete with all the boutiques, antiques, and hole-in-the-wall shops you can find. Read on responsibly.
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*READER’S NOTE: We DID NOT forget Broadway, Barefoot, Tanger, Coastal Grand or
DisneyWorld, the following 15 shopping venues were chosen for their uniqueness, individuality, and off-the-beatn-pathedness* • Why it made the list: Callahan’s is cool in that not only is it a mega gift shop in the quaint little town of Calabash, NC, but it ALSO houses St. Nick Nacks, Christmas shop featuring 100 decorated trees and more than 3 million ornaments! • Why it made the list: With more than 70,000 items in 30,000 sq. ft. of retail space and items ranging from sharks’ teeth and shells to alligator heads and dragons, the Gay Dolphin is not just your average gift shop – it is a shopping experience. • Why it made the list: The Christmas Mouse is legitimately the home of Christmas, where the spirit of Christmas is alive all year long. It’s like you ACTUALLY stepped into a Hallmark movie. With over 25,000 items, you’ll find numerous Christmas Ornaments, Decorations, Trees, and other wonderful items to choose from. • Why it made the list: The Lazy Gator is crazy popular with locals, featuring a sprawling gift shop with a little bit of everything. Get Lazy at two Grand Strand locations; one in Murrells Inlet and the other at The Market Common. • Why it made the list: Have you ever wanted a big fat plastic butt? No? How about a “Fart Machine?” Well Klig’s Kites has all that and more at two Grand Strand locations off of Hwy. 17 in North Myrtle Beach and at Broadway at the Beach. • Why it made the list: Vinyls, video games, and general weirdness. What’s not to love? • Why it made the list: Jamin’ leather has it all. From leather pants, chaps, vests, jackets, for men and women. Manufacturing, designing and selling exclusive leather goods since 1979. • Why it made the list: Open since 1978, the Mole Hole has creative gift ideas for everyone. With quality products to dazzle you, enjoy their fine gifts, collectables and jewelry. • Why it made the list: If you like antiquing, GET DOWN to Vintiques Antique and Variety mall. They offer vintage, antiques and repurposed items. • Why it made the list: It’s a DISTILLERY. IN MYRTLE BEACH. That’s why. • Why it made the list: THESE PEOPLE BLOW GLASS. IT’S SHEER WIZARDRY. YOU MUST SEE THIS. • Why it made the list: IAE features the works of local artists on display and for sale including jewelry, polymer clay art, candles, paintings, shells, antique windows, hand painted furniture and much more. • Why it made the list: Duplin Winery offers wine tasting and tours of the facility. It’s the south, and if nothing else southerners are know for their impressive imbibication practices. • Why it made the list: Because BUTTER Ya’ll! • Why it made the list: Not only does the Hammock Shops Village have unique shops and restaurants, but you can also view demonstrations of products being made and taste goodies before you purchase!This is Myrtle Beach. There are entirely TOO MANY places to go shopping along the Grand Strand, so no offense intended if your favorite is not listed here. Visit our complete list of shopping centers/outlets/malls/stores/commerce establishments by clicking here.
We also encourage you to leave your comments to let us, as well as other readers, know where you like to spend your money.