For a bird's-eye view of the beach, take to the sky in a helicopter to scoot along the coastline or explore more customized tours inland. The tours are great for aerial photo ops.
Helicopter Adventures. 1860 21st Ave. North, Central Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29577. 800/359–4386; www.helicopteradventures.com. Flights start at $20.
OceanFront Helicopters. 3000 S. Kings Hwy., South Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29577. 843/946–0022; www.huffmanhelicopters.com. Flights start at $20.