Looking for family activities in Myrtle Beach? We’ve got ‘em! There are tons of things to do here in Myrtle Beach for folks of all ages, and if you are looking for family-oriented options, you have come to the right place!
Myrtle Beach has something offer for everyone. We have indoor activities, outdoor activities, shopping, hiking, watersports, amusement parks, museums, water parks, and of course, BEACHES! Come along and I will show you some of the most popular destinations in Myrtle Beach.
BROADWAY AT THE BEACH – Broadway at the Beach is a wonderful entertainment complex filled with unique shops, restaurants, amusement rides and live entertainment. There is always something exciting going on here! It is very family friendly and offers lots of options for all ages.
MYRTLE BEACH STATE PARK – Myrtle Beach State Park is a wonderful place for families to spend time. Whether you like camping, fishing, hiking and biking, strolling on the beach or just relaxing and grilling at your campsite…there are lots of things to keep you and the kids busy during your stay. A nice gift shop and nature center add extra fun to your visit.
HOLLYWOOD WAX MUSEUM…..Would you like to tell people that you saw Elvis or Johnny Depp during your vacation in Myrtle Beach? Well, stop by the Hollywood Wax Museum and take your picture with both of them! Lots of famous celebrities depicted in lifelike wax sculptures and lots of photo opportunities throughout the museum! The kids will love posing with King Kong!
RIPLEY’S AQUARIUM – If you are into sea creatures and ocean life, this is the place for you. Walk through tunnels surrounded by sharks, sea turtles and more as you explore the many features this aquarium has to offer. Lots of interesting and informative displays make this a great learning experience as well as a fun one!
MYRTLE BEACH SKYWHEEL – Are you looking for some of the best views of the beach? Ride the Myrtle Beach Skywheel! This 187-foot tall ferris wheel was once the second tallest ferris wheel in the United States! Ride in comfortable, temperature controlled glass gondolas as you soar above the beach, looking down on the surrounding area. Each gondola holds up to 6 people so you can fit the whole family into one car!
THE MARKET COMMON – The Market Common is known for upscale shopping, trendy restaurants and lots of beautiful attractions. Host to several local festivals throughout the year, The Market Common is a year-round destination with something for the whole family. Stroll along the sidewalks and take in all of the wonderful specialty shops and more that this destination has to offer.
MYRTLE BEACH SPEEDWAY – If you are are looking for some excitement, stop by the Myrtle Beach Speedway. This family-friendly attraction hosts many events throughout the year including the NASCAR Whelen Series, Super Trucks, Monster Jam and Mini Series. If you are a bit of a speed demon yourself, take a NASCAR ride-a-long to see just how it feels to zoom around the track!
MYRTLE BEACH BOARDWALK & PROMENADE – The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is the perfect place to stroll along and take in all the sights at the beach. Shops, restaurants, entertainment and more will keep you occupied for hours. Or, just soak up the amazing beach atmosphere surrounding you as you explore this award-winning destination.
FAMILY KINGDOM AMUSEMENT PARK – Are you looking for a few thrills in your life? Come to Family Kingdom Amusement Park! They have everything from kiddie-style rides right up up to big rollercoasters for the real thrill-seekers in your family. One unique benefit of this park is that it is free to get in….you only pay if you actually ride. This makes it nice for families that have members that do not like the rides, but still want to spend time with the rest of the family.
MYRTLE WAVES WATER PARK – Splish, Splash! You can get your fill of water slides and other water activities at this large water park that offers over 35 different slides. Check out the wave pool, splash park and toddler pools that make this destination perfect for kids of all ages. Snack stands are also available in case you need a little break.
BEACHES – Last, but definitely not least, Myrtle Beach has what we all crave the most! BEACHES! Miles and miles of beautiful beaches offering water sports, fishing, sunbathing, beachcombing and more! Spend a day, or a week, just lounging in the sand and soaking up the sea air as you relax and enjoy our fabulous beaches.
As you can see, there are tons of things to do with your family here in Myrtle Beach. And the most amazing part is, I have only scratched the surface! There are so many things to do here, I could write a whole book about it! So, the next time you are trying to decide where your family should spend their next vacation, pack up your sunglasses and SPF 50 and head to the beach! I’ll see you there!
“Our memories of the ocean will linger on, long after our footprints in the sand fade away.” – Unknown
Salty kisses and sandy hugs! xoxo – Michele