This is a seasonal destination. Porter flies to Myrtle Beach from February 15, 2017 to May 20, 2017. We hope you’ll consider joining us then.
Escape the cold Canadian winter with flights from Timmins to Myrtle Beach.
After your plane from Timmins lands, get some sand between your toes with a stroll along Myrtle Beach’s shoreline. Step onto the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Pavilion for a picturesque path along the Atlantic Ocean. With warm sand below and sunny skies above, waterfront fun is a shore bet.
Trade in sandy shores for sand traps with a round on Myrtle Beach’s golf courses. More than 100 of the world’s foremost fairways can be found in the “Golf Capital of the World”. Delight in the challenging designs of award-winning courses like the Grand Dunes, Caledonia Golf and Fish Club. Admire the striking scenery of South Carolina’s sunny climate as you tee up for a hole-in-one.
For a faster pace of fun, take a ride at Myrtle Beach’s amusement parks. Whether you’re making a splash at the Myrtle Waves water park or soaring across the Broadway at the Beach zip line, you’re sure to have a heart-pounding time in Myrtle Beach. You can even t a spin on the city’s favourite ferris wheel, the Myrtle Beach Skywheel, for stunning views of the city from 200 feet up.
On the ground, Myrtle Beach’s great outdoors hold endless natural beauty to be explored. Venture out to Myrtle Beach State Park or paddle along the Waccamaw River to get closer to the lush woodlands and wetlands of South Carolina. Tour this unique environment by boat or by foot with the many eco-tours offered around Myrtle Beach.
Before you fly back to Timmins, be sure to enjoy some of Myrtle Beach’s in-town attractions. From the amazing aquatic species in Ripley’s Aquarium, to the shop ‘til your drop Tanger Outlets, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do in Myrtle Beach.
Venture beyond the beach during your trip from Timmins, with a day in gorgeous Georgetown County. Only 30 minutes away from Myrtle Beach by car, Georgetown County makes it easy to get away from the bustling beach crowds.
Immerse yourself in the unique ecosystems of South Carolina in Georgetown County’s Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge. With wooded wetlands and freshwater marshlands, this area boasts a variety of striking landscapes. For a beachier scene, seek out the three mile stretch of sand through Huntington Beach State Park.
Balance scenery with history in Brookgreen Gardens. What began as a rice plantation has become one of the county’s most intriguing artistic features. Over the course of this estate’s 50 acres, you’ll find 1,400 sculptures spread throughout the grounds. The first sculpture garden in the United States, Brookgreen Gardens’ collection spans across eras and styles. The sculptures are just the start of Brookgreen Gardens’ attractions with botanical gardens, a zoo, and wildlife exhibits also on site.
Learn more about the importance of rice to the growth of Georgetown County by visiting the Rice Museum. This crop was crucial to Georgetown’s development, and in 1840 the region was producing half of America’s total rice crop. Situated in the Town Clock and Tower building, the museum’s venue previously served the city as a jail and a courthouse.
If you’re looking for more museums, Georgetown won’t disappoint. Explore an authentic antebellum-era home in the Kaminski House Museum. In the South Carolina Maritime Museum, the area’s seafaring past is in the spotlight.
As you make your way back to Myrtle Beach, be sure to stop in at Murrell’s Inlet. With the quaint character of a fishing village and tasty seafood restaurants to match, this stop will give you memories to savour long after you’ve returned to Timmins.
Take your trip from Timmins to the heart of South Carolina’s natural splendour, with a visit to Myrtle Beach State Park.
Situated in the midst of a lush seaside forest, this park’s maritime ecosystem offers a refreshing change from the bustling Grand Strand’s standard sandy surroundings. Enjoy the serene retreat of these waterfront woods as you explore another side of Myrtle Beach.
While the woodlands of this state park are the star of the shore, there are still plenty of places here to stroll the seaside. Step onto soft white sands without worrying about the crowds in this state park’s seashore section. Get even closer to the ocean along the park’s fishing pier. Attracting anglers from all over, these blue waters are home to species like trout, mackerel, and bluefish.
Put down your fishing rod and pick up the pace along the trail system that traces through Myrtle Beach State Park. With paths framed by magnolia trees and wax myrtles, every trek takes the scenic route. The coastal ecosystem of South Carolina shines on the Sculptured Oak Trail and Yaupon Nature Trail, with informative signs educating visitors about the species that compose the maritime forest.
After a walk in the woods, step onto the park’s boardwalk. With surf and sand as far as the eye can see, a stroll along this trail will provide you with warm memories to bring home to Timmins.
Fly from Timmins Victor M. Power Airport (YTS) to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), with a quick connection in Toronto. Timmins to Myrtle Beach flight time is 3 hours and 45 minutes on average. Connection times vary. The distance from Timmins to Myrtle Beach is around 1680 km / 1045 mi.
Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks along the way.
Porter’s check-in desk is located in the departures area, near security checkpoint A.
Timmins Victor M. Power Airport (YTS) is about 13 km / 8 mi from downtown Timmins.
Taxis from downtown cost about $25 CAD. Car service costs about $70 CAD.
Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.
Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) is about 5 km / 3 mi from downtown Myrtle Beach.
Take the Waccamaw Regional Transit Authority 15S bus from the 10th Avenue North stop. The fare is $1.50 USD.
Car rental services are available next to the baggage claim area, on the ground floor of Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR).
Taxis to the resort area cost about $15 USD.
Several hotels offer complimentary shuttle bus service from the airport.