Myrtle Beach is about relaxation at its purest. Wherever you choose to stay on the Grand Strand, whether it be Little River, Surfside Beach, or Pawleys Island, the biggest decisions of the day will be which beach should we to go to and what should we have for dinner? And the best part is that you get to share this supremely lazy state of mind with your pet, who knows more about the sacred art of taking it easy than anyone.

Check our instant search for pet-friendly lodgings in Myrtle Beach and along the Grand Strand. You’ll find innkeepers who will welcome you and your pet with open arms.

You’ll also find that the beaches of Myrtle Beach and the rest of the Grand Strand are pet friendly. For your convenience, we’ve assembled this pet-friendly guide; be sure to follow local rules and always pick up after your pet so that Myrtle Beach keeps its beaches open to our pets for surfside play.

Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach, SC 29575
From May 1 through Labor Day, pets are not permitted on the beach between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Otherwise, you can romp with your pet on a 7-foot leash on the beach.

Myrtle Beach State Park
4401 South Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29575
What more could you ask for—a wide, open beach for sun lovers, a fishing pier for anglers, and oceanfront sites for campers. From May 15 to September 15 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., dogs are not permitted on the beach; otherwise, they are allowed with a 6-foot leash. Pets are not permitted in the rental cabins or apartments.

North Myrtle Beach Beaches
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Pets are not permitted on the beach between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. from May 15 to September 15; otherwise they are allowed on the beach on leash. North Myrtle Beach beaches include:
• Cherry Grove Beach
• Ocean Drive Beach
• Crescent Beach
• Windy Hill Beach

Surfside Beach
Surfside Beach, SC 29587
From May 15 to September 15, pets are not permitted on the beach. All other times, dogs on a 6-foot leash are permitted on the beach.

Huntington Beach State Park
16148 Ocean Highway
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
This is a great place to come to go fishing, camping, or play in the surf. Pets on a 6-foot leash are allowed on the beach and throughout the park.

Murrells Inlet Beaches
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
You and your pet on leash can enjoy the beach between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.; the rest of the time your dog can play in the sand and surf sans leash (but under voice control).

Pawleys Island Beaches
Pawleys Island, SC 29585
You and your pet on leash can enjoy the island’s beaches together, including Litchfield Beach.

Georgetown Beaches
Georgetown, SC 29440
You and your pet on leash can enjoy the beach between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.; the rest of the time your dog can romp in the sand and surf off leash (but under voice control).

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