Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
This east coast destination is home to a relatively new boardwalk where visitors can embrace traditional concepts with a contemporary flare. On the boardwalk, you are surrounded by restaurants that provide visitors with diverse menu options, some which differ from classic boardwalk food. Although the food may be different, the usual stores, rides, games and entertainment are present in Myrtle Beach.
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, California
New meets old on the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. This boardwalk recently opened attractions such as restaurants, rides, bowling and more. Although these new attractions provide a modern vibe, their two famous and historical rides are still up and running. Built in the early 1900’s, the Giant Dipper roller coaster and the Looff Carousel continue to provide good times and memories.
Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York
Home to the famous Nathan’s hot dog, the Cyclone roller coaster, and the Wonder Wheel Ferris Wheel, Coney Island continues to entice crowds of all ages. Compared to other boardwalks that have adopted a present-day vibe, those who come to Coney Island feel as though they have gone back in time to when the attractions first opened. This famous Brooklyn destination is filled with history and memories, old and new.
Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois
How can there be an impressive boardwalk in the middle of the country with no ocean close by? If it’s built on Lake Michigan, that’s how! Both rare and entertaining, the Navy Pier, built in 1916, has continued to create attractions, entertainment and food that range from an antique Ferris Wheel with a nearby Churro Factory to a recently opened Children’s Museum.
Wailea Oceanfront Boardwalk, Hawaii
Relaxing strolls and breathtaking scenery are what this distinct boardwalk in Hawaii has to offer, perfect for those who are not seeking the typical boardwalk experience filled with games and rides, and instead want to enjoy the nature and the beauty of Hawaii. Wailea’s boardwalk is surrounded by multiple volcanoes and magnificent waters where people can enjoy a tranquil swim.