Beach Guide - Page 61 - BEYOND THE BEACH - Museums, Trials and More

Beach Guide
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BEYOND THE BEACH - Museums, Trials and More
MUSEUMS, TRAILS AND MORE TO KEEP THE FAMILY ENTERTAINED

By Stephanie Citron
For The Baltimore Sun

WONDER WORKS
This interactive museum masquerading as an indoor amusement park is situated inside an incomprehensible upside-down house within the Broadway at the Beach entertainment complex. The venue features a 6-Dextreme motion ride, a glow-in-the-dark ropes course, laser tag and more than100 interactive exhibits. $28.99 for adults, $18.99 for kids.

1313 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach. 843-626-9962. wonderworksonline.com.

EDVENTURE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
A flight simulator and spaceship play area are just two of the extraordinary hands-on adventures at Myrtle Beach’s new 3,000-square-foot museum. Based on concepts of STEM education, these aviation and astronomy exhibits are designed to provide joyful science, technology and math learning experiences. Admission is $8.

3061 Howard Ave., Myrtle Beach. 843-839-0475. edventure.org/myrtle-beach.

P. REYNOLDS BY THE OCEAN
Opened in summer 2018, this music-themed restaurant features live jazz music and “N’awlins” cuisine. Owner Patrice Reynolds, a musician and playwright, orchestrates a different experience each night, ranging fromopen-mic opps to shows with international recording artists
and even play readings.

1212 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 843-945-8011. preynoldsrestaurantandtheatre.com.

WHEELS OF YESTERYEAR
For gear-heads and fans of American muscle cars, Wheels of Yesteryear is a museum showcasing vintage-car enthusiast Paul Cummings’ private collection of American-made automobiles and trucks. Crowd favorites include a 1960 Buick Wildcat convertible (purportedly one of 1,900 produced), a 1965 cherry-red Pontiac GTO and a 1971 Plymouth "Hemi" Barracuda convertible. Admission is $10.

413 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach. 843-903-4774. facebook.com/WheelsofYesteryear.

HORRY COUNTY BIKE AND RUN PARK
Also known as The Hulk, this single-track 7-mile trail—laden with switchbacks, hills and a river to traverse—winds between Carolina Forest and the Intracoastal Waterway. The mesmerizing coastal landscape along the route wondrously changes from dense green forest to hard packed sandy terrain. Leashed pets are welcome.

Frontage Road, B-2,Myrtle Beach. facebook.com/CarolinaForestBikeandRunPark.