Ripken Baseball is one of the country’s premier baseball and softball companies. Utilizing their three sports complex locations in Aberdeen, Maryland; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; Ripken Baseball is a leading expert in coaching, skill camps, and hosting tournaments. All three facilities are revered in the baseball and softball communities, but as far as entertainment options, the complex located in Myrtle Beach is number one. This coastal city is one of South Carolina’s most visited attractions every year. Find out what all the fuss is about and bring your team for a tournament at Ripken Baseball in Myrtle Beach. You won’t regret the decision.


Things to Do

Broadway at the Beach

The most well-known attraction in Myrtle Beach is none other than Broadway at the Beach. This massive shopping center and entertainment complex is bursting at the seams with things to do. When it was all said and done, the 350 acre mall cost $250 million to build. That money was well worth it considering that Broadway at the Beach brings in more than 14 million visitors annually. It’s no mystery why this facility attracts so many people. Sporting over 150 stores, restaurants, and thrilling activities, this is one trip to the mall that you and your team won’t forget. Shopaholics can splurge all they want as they explore the ginormous selection of individual stores.

Adventurous folk are going to head straight for the attractions. Find out if you have what it takes to overcome the brain stumping challenge that is Backstage Escape Games. The room is based off the myth of the lost city of Atlantis. If you’d rather escape from a different setting, enter the Backstage Mirror Maze. This 2,000+ square foot labyrinth uses kaleidoscope glass to further disorient you while you attempt to navigate your way in hopes of finding the exit.

Myrtle Waves Water Park is an attraction that can’t be ignored during the warmer months. This water park has 22 water slides, pools, and play areas! Once you get too pruney to stay in the water, it’s time to play some mini golf at Dragon Lair’s Fantasy Golf. The medieval themed course throws a myriad of obstacles your way, including a 30 foot fire breathing dragon! There’s no reason to worry about having to miss out on the fun when you start to get hungry thanks to Broadway at the Beach’s collection of 23 restaurants. 1325 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577


Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

Ripken Baseball - Travel - Hotels4TeamsLeave the ground and Ripken Baseball behind for a way cooler view of the boardwalk and city courtesy of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. Hop in one of the iconic Ferris wheel’s 42 climate controlled gondolas and fall in love with a spectacular view. Try and remember to take a few pictures to show everyone back home too. The other attractive feature of the SkyWheel, besides the awesome view, is its extremely close proximity to the beach. After you go for a ride, hit the beach and spend a sunny afternoon relaxing, swimming, and building sandcastles. If you decide to visit the SkyWheel at night, get ready for a new experience. The wheel will be all lit up, and the view from up top will feel entirely different. 1110 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577


Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

It should come as no surprise that a city adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean has an aquarium, and an excellent one at that. Dive deep into the depths of another world at Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach. Learn about multiple species of rays like the Spotted Eagle Ray. Encounter the ferocity of Sandtiger Sharks and piranhas. Gaze at the beauty of brightly colored creatures like the clownfish and poisonous dart frog.

Get the most out of your visit to the aquarium by taking advantage of some of Ripley’s activities. Take a behind the scenes tour of the entire aquarium led by one of the staff members. You’ll learn even more about the animals and how they are taken care of. These tours last anywhere between 30 to 45 minutes. Enjoy the spectacle of a live mermaid or dive show, or watch the employees feed various animals throughout the day. Ripley’s does offer group pricing. Check out this link to see if you qualify for them and reserve your trip. 1110 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577


Rockin’ Jump

The accurately self-proclaimed “ultimate indoor trampoline park” of Myrtle Beach goes by the name of Rockin’ Jump. The reason this facility is so impressive is its whopping seven trampoline activities. It’s also an attractive option because of how close it is to Ripken Baseball. Kick things off by getting adjusted to constant bouncing in the Open Jump Arena. Bouncing on the walls isn’t only allowed, it’s encouraged. Flip and ricochet all over before exploring the other parts of the park. Show off some high-flying moves at the Stunt Bag or become a pro basketball player by dunking in the Slam Dunk Zone. Test your physical prowess on the Ninja Challenge Course, Vertical Ops rock wall, X-Beam battle area, and Dodgeball Arena. Every one of Rockin’ Jump’s activities guarantees excitement and a fun adventure. 2200 N Oak St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Field

You’ll be cheering loudly for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans as you watch them play at Field. Get ready for an afternoon or night of action because the Pelicans always put on a show. The team is a class A advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Throughout the clubs history, many players have been called up to the majors from the team. The Pelicans are a consistent playoff team and have won quite a few championships, most recently in 2015 and 2016. Order some popular baseball fare like hot dogs and cotton candy and enjoy the Pelicans. 1251 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577


Cinemark at Myrtle Beach

For the best movie selection near Ripken Baseball, look no further than Cinemark at Myrtle Beach. Cinemark is a respected name in the movie business and has theaters all over the country. Cinemark at Myrtle Beach runs 13 or so different movies every day, each with multiple show times to make your trip to the movies as simple as possible. All of the movies playing are big, blockbuster hits. It shouldn’t be too tough to find a movie the whole team can agree on. 2100 Coastal Grand Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577


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Places to Eat

Mellow Mushroom

It’ll be hard to top a meal at Mellow Mushroom. That’s because everything on the menu is a mouthwatering masterpiece. While you wait for your entrée to arrive, there’s no better way to start the meal than by digging into some chicken wings and garlic cheese bread. Main courses mean pizza, either build your own or specialty, hoagies, and calzones. For dessert enjoy some brownies or cookies. Mellow Mushroom has a kids menu for younger children who won’t be able to eat a whole portion. 1571 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577


Mammy’s Kitchen

Ripken Baseball - Travel - Hotels4TeamsAre you in need of a buffet because the kids have voracious appetites? Mammy’s Kitchen, near Ripken Baseball, can come in clutch. In business since 1953, Mammy’s is a Myrtle Beach institution. Pile your plate with dishes like fluffy pancakes and waffles, omelets, and biscuits. Lunch time foods include favorites like hamburgers and cheesesteaks. You have the option of buffet or ordering straight off the menu. 1010 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577



Eating healthy is important. While not every meal at Croissants is deemed to be the healthiest, they do have a nice variety of healthy options. Try one of their sweet or savory crepes. Don’t skimp on the chicken and waffles and shrimp and grits either. All of the smoothies are packed with fresh fruits and antioxidants. It’s the perfect way to start the day. For lunch, Croissants serves sandwiches, salads, and bowls filled with meat, vegetables, fruits, and other fixings. 3751 Robert M Grissom Pkwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577


Thai Lao Restaurant

When it’s time to spice up your trip, there’s nowhere better to do it than Thai Lao Restaurant. If you’ve never tried Thai food, this is an ideal place to do it. Their menu is extensive and provides customers with a lot of choices. You can stick to dishes you know like dumplings, spring rolls, and stir fry. Or you can get a little more adventurous and try a traditional Thai noodle or curry dish. 1210 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577


Myrtle Beach’s beautiful, sandy beaches are the perfect place to relax and bask in the sunshine. The amount of fun you and your team will have in the city and at Ripken Baseball is going to be recounted for quite some time after you leave. With so much to do in such a short amount of time, you’ll be wishing you can stay longer.