Located just 10 miles north of the oceanfront accommodations at North Beach Plantation, Little River is one of the oldest communities on the Grand Strand. It is well worth the short drive to spend a day exploring and enjoying the quieter pace of this unique historic fishing village.
One of the best ways to discover a new location is to take a tour, but in Little River, you can skip the old and tired bus routine. Instead, you can see the sights on horseback, or even from the deck of a boat!
Relax and let the horse do the walking while you appreciate the beauty of a plantation and beach tour or a scenic nature trail ride. Or, kick back on a boat and let an experienced crew take you on a sightseeing tour that can include dolphin sightings or searching for fantastic shells on a barrier island beach. If you’re making plans to spend time with your special someone, romantic sunset rides and cruises are also available!
Little River also boasts two Las Vegas-style casino gambling boats. Luxuriate in these elegant ships as they cruise out into international waters, where gambling is legal.
If you prefer exploring at your own pace, check out the Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens, where you can hike along scenic trails and boardwalks meandering through beautiful salt marshes and small islands, all the way out to a gazebo with a fantastic view overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. There are plenty of vistas and abundant wildlife to appreciate — and to capture on camera! The gardens are free and open to the public all year round.
While you’re there, be sure to stroll through the quaint historic town of Little River itself. There are plenty of small shops there to browse through. And if you want to cap the day with a delicious meal, you can’t get seafood any fresher than what comes right off the boats in Little River!
Get to know a little more about the Grand Strand by spending a day in Littler River. At the end of the day, return to your home away from home at North Beach Plantation to enjoy the elegant accommodations and world-class amenities of your North Myrtle Beach vacation retreat. We’re looking forward to helping you discover more of the Grand Strand’s many amazing offerings!