If you are looking for a fun-filled family vacation, Myrtle Beach is your destination. Play in the sand, count the waves or savor the refreshing cool breeze, Myrtle Beach makes for an enjoyable family vacation. Myrtle Beach features some of the most entertaining beach activities for the entire family. Whether it is spring, summer, fall or winter, there is always numerous activities and attractions to provide entertainment during your stay.
Myrtle Beach is located in the center of 60 miles of tranquil beach, called the Grand Strand. This is a family friendly destination great for relaxing in the sand and soaking up the sun, learning how to surf, go kayaking or even try scuba diving. To make your family vacation even more exciting, charter a fishing boat for half a day.
When you want a break from the water and sand, then make your way to the many other attractions such as theme parks, water parks, go cart tracks, miniature golf and much more. With so much to do, your decision will be difficult to decide on what to do first. Here are a few suggestions when visiting Myrtle Beach that you will not want to miss.
Ripley's Aquarium – An aquarium and dining complex that features restaurants, rides, shops and the 85,000 square foot Ripley's Aquarium.
Family Kingdom Amusement Park – Family Kingdom features more than 30 rides including a thrilling wooden roller coaster and South Carolina's largest Ferris wheel.
Wild Water & Wheels – A 16-acre water park filled with rides and slides. Wild Water is so much more than a water park. They have 18 holes of mini-golf, go-carts, bumper boats and kiddie rides.
Battleship North Carolina – The Battleship North Carolina is a proud reminder of the efforts to protect the free world. Come aboard and experience first-hand the patriotic pride that carried her brave crew to victory.
Alligator Adventure – One of the most comprehensive reptile parks around, you are guided through the swamps and marshes observing lizards, turtles and giant frogs from all over the world. You'll also see some exotic birds. Most importantly, you'll come face to face with real live alligators.
Myrtle Waves Water Park – This is South Carolina's largest water park with 20 acres of swerves, curves, waves and chutes and and more than one million gallons of water. Beat the heat in the Lazy River, experience the Ocean in Motion, get drenched on Saturation Station, or catch a ride on Aruba Tuba where you never have the same swirl twice!
Thinking about playing golf during your visit, the Myrtle Beach area is home to more than 100 courses. Your family vacation would not be complete unless you indulge in a few rounds of golf at some of the most scenic and unique courses in the world.
When the sun sets, the nightlife begins. The entertainment options include live shows, nightclubs, dancing and much more. If listening to a live music you will find country, pop, rock, R & B and blues at a number of nightspots. Additional entertainment venues include miniature golf at on of over 50 themed courses, a trip to a museum, a 3D movie or endless shopping.
When planning your trip to Myrtle Beach, there are plenty of choices when it comes to selecting accommodation for your stay. Whether you envision relaxing in a high-rise hotel, with inspiring views of the beach, or gathering with family in a cozy beach home, you'll appreciate the wide assortment of Myrtle Beach hotels, resorts, motels, condo, beach home and vacation rental options that are available.
If you are looking for a relaxing family vacation on the beach, a few rounds of golf, a filled schedule of attractions or a little of everything, then Myrtle Beach is the perfect place for your next family vacation.