Alligator Adventure, Barefoot Resort Myrtle Beach

Shopping and Activities

Considered a festival marketplace, Barefoot Landing, located in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is located along the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway and also surrounds a beautiful lake teaming with fish, turtles and unique water fowl. There are more than 100 unique stores and restaurants with new ones being added consistently. One of South Carolina’s premier destinations, the center of the complex is adjacent to the Alabama Theatre, House of Blues and Alligator Adventure.

Alabama Theatre’s One The Show was voted No. 1 by Myrtle Beach visitors and delivers an exciting level of entertainment like you’ll find in New York or Vegas! A main feature is its Guest Artists Concert Series with acts like The Temptations & Four Tops, the Oak Ridge Boys and more. The Christmas extravaganza begins November and plays through New Year’s Eve.

Chart-topping music and good food can be found at the award-winning House of Blues. The soulful attraction features live music, concerts and regional and international cuisine seasoned with a touch of the Delta and an eclectic collection of folk art. Its comfort food that’s bold and classic yet contemporary including jambalaya, ribs, seafood, slow-smoked pulled pork, signature burgers, classic salads and steaks.

Take a walk on the wild side at one of the largest reptile zoos in the world, Alligator Adventure. With more than 700 alligators and crocodiles, extremely rare exotic snakes, lizards, tropical birds, tortoises, albino alligators, and komodo dragons with live shows and demonstrations to thrill all ages. And, just in case you didn’t get to see it all in one day, come back for a second day free!

And for the fun of it, cruise the Intracoastal Waterway Cruise on Myrtle Beach’s only tour and dinner riverboat. Sightseeing cruises are fun and educational. Comfort is key and great viewing from two climate-controlled decks and an open air third deck makes this educational Barefoot Princess cruise smooth and relaxing. You’re invited to enjoy dinner for two, or bring your family and friends for a unique experience on the water during dinner cruises. Or, just unwind at the end of the day during sunset cruises and refresh yourself at the full-service cash bar and sway to the music of our onboard entertainer.

Among Barefoot Landings restaurants are Greg Norman’s Australian Grille, Joe’s Crab Shack, Umberto’s Pittsburgh Trattoria, Flying Fish Public Market & Grill, Castano’s Italian Steakhouse, Bully’s Pub & Grill, Fire Island Grill, Smokin’ Hot Southwest Grill & BBQ, T-Bonz Gill & Grill, Wild Wing Café and Dick’s Last Resort.

For the heck of it, stop by “the Shame of Barefoot Landing,” Dick’s Last Resort. A restaurant (of sorts) serving buckets of messy ribs, chicken, catfish, shrimp and crab legs served on butcher paper, 74 kinds of beer and live entertainment nightly. There’s no cover charge, no dress code and no holds barred.

Shop ‘til you drop at Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach’s favorite shopping spots. From unique and original gifts, to national and regional apparel, accessory and shoe stores, it’s all there. Barefoot Landing houses a collection of more than 100 specialty and retail shops suitable for the entire family’s shopping pleasure, including jewelry, specialty foods and toy stores. Take a break and relax in the cool breezes that blow off the Waterway and browse until your heart’s content.