Myrtle Beach is the ideal South Carolina destination for a relaxing getaway. It has more than 60 miles of sparkling waterfront and warm beaches, not to mention a wide variety of family-friendly attractions. You can save big bucks during your vacation with Dollar Rent A Car, which offers outstanding Myrtle Beach discounts on a wide array of Myrtle Beach rental cars. Pack up your family and head to this coastal city, and be sure to take advantage of these free activities:
Drive your Myrtle Beach car rental to the northern portion of the city to explore the T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station at Barefoot Landing. This free outdoor exhibit is home to some of the world's most unique and majestic wildlife creatures, like a massive elephant and the magnificent lynx. Walk through a live tiger museum to meet the Bengal, royal white, golden tabby and Siberian tigers. If you pay an additional fee, you can cradle a baby cub or get up-close-and-personal with an adult tiger that weighs a whopping 500 pounds.
Explore the Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
Park your Myrtle Beach car rental near the Springmaid Pier to visit this art museum, where admission is always free. It houses a renowned collection of contemporary visual art, focusing on Southern artists who are still alive and creating masterpieces today, such as locals Alex Power, Ouida Salvo and Dixie Dugan. You'll find works in all mediums, from painting to sculpture, and the displays are continually changing throughout the year.