1st Avenue North
The 1st Avenue North Canopy
The southern most end of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk begins at 1st Avenue North. Canopies are found all along the boardwalk route to provide relief the Carolina sun.
1st Avenue Beach Access
Extra Wide Beach Access
Extra wide beach access that includes wheelchair ramps are found all along the boardwalk route.
1st Avenue Boardwalk Sign
Sign posts provide information
Prominent sign posts dot the boardwalk route providing information and direction.
Concrete Walkway For Easy Travel
Much of the southern end of the boardwalk is concrete, making your travels a breeze.
8th Avenue North Beach Access
8th Avenue Beach Access
Notice the mile marker post with the number '8'. Mile markers correspond with the intersecting avenues so you always know where you're at.
Hurricane Hugo Reminder
This placard tells of the devastation caused by Hurricane Hugo in 1989. Hugo was so powerful, it blew out windows and downed trees hundreds of miles inland.
Bright Lights and Flags
The boardwalk is brightly lit at night
The flags are always flying on the boardwalk, showing our patriotism for the USA. At night, bright lights are lit all along the boardwalk route.
Keep Off The Dunes
Please Keep Off The Sand Dunes
The sand dunes and fauna that grow in them provide protection from rising waters, so please do not disturb.
Covered Sitting Alcoves
For those who wish to just relax and soak up the atmosphere, numerous covered sitting alcoves can be found along the boardwalk route.
Wheelchair and Baby Stroller Ramps
The boardwalk is wheelchair and baby stroller friendly, you'll find several ramps that make entrance and exit very easy.
Oceanfront Restaurants and Shops
Whether you need to sip a cool drink, grab a burger or do a little souvenir shopping, the businesses in the Merchants Plaza are happy to see you.
14th Avenue Pier
14th Avenue Pier North End
The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk ends one block past the pier. Notice the nice wide walk-ways for foot traffic.