While Murrells Inlet, Pawleys Island, Litter River, and other Grand Strand hot spots are terrific places to visit... Myrtle Beach is the undeniable center of Grand Strand action, hosting more than sixteen million visitors per year. Many of them families just like yours!
Myrtle Beach's climate features distinct but mild and pleasant seasons that have made it an excellent vacation destination for families year 'round. But no matter when you visit, world-famous amusements and a host of lesser known adventures await you and your family!
Myrtle Beach is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway... making water one of Myrtle Beach's star attractions!
There are a myriad of Myrtle Beach hotel choices located just steps from the beach so you'll be perfectly positioned to kick off your flip flops and dive in!
Myrtle beach is also home to a variety of open-water adventures like stand-up paddleboarding, parasailing, jet skiing, and more!
When your family is really ready to get wet, check out Myrtle Waves. Myrtle Waves is South Carolina's largest water park... featuring 20 acres of curves, waves, and chutes. Not to mention a 700-gallon volcano that sprays water over its delighted guests!
Broadway at the Beach
Broadway at the Beach is an ever-evolving smorgasbord of over-the-top entertainment options for the whole family! Here you'll find large attractions, mini golf, amusement rides, and even a movie theater!
Not to mention some of the best shopping and dining anywhere in the Southeast!
Are your little ones into sealife? Don't miss Ripley's Aquarium! Highlights of this great attraction include a shark-filled tunnel, mermaid shows, and the chance to interact with stingrays in Ray Bay.
It'll be hard for your kids to miss WonderWorks... that's because it's a giant, upside down house! WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind with over 100 hands-on exhibits that'll spark the imaginations of the little ones in your family!
Want to rest your feet after a long day vacationing? Check out the Palace Theatre located in the heart of the Broadway at the Beach entertainment complex! The Palace Theatre hosts some of the great and most spectacular live entertainment shows and musicals anywhere in the world.
Back to Nature
If you’re family’s idea of a great vacation is spending a lot of time outdoors, you’re in luck!
Myrtle Beach and its surrounding area is home to two state parks. Myrtle Beach State Park and Huntington Beach State Park. Both provide camping facilities and plenty of kid-friendly activities.
Myrtle Beach also hosts one of the largest facilities for reptile life in the world! At Alligator Adventure in North Myrtle Beach you'll find yourself face-to-face with nature's fiercest and most beautiful animals.
Myrtle Beach has offers a variety of family-friendly nightlife options that’ll make you want to hang out long past bedtime!
Stroll around the Boardwalk and maybe take a ride on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. Myrtle Beach SkyWheel is a 187-foot tall Ferris Wheel... the second tallest in North America!
In the mood for a show? Your family will love wonderful dinner shows such as Dolly Parton's Pirates Voyage and Medieval Times.
If your family is visiting during the summer... check out the Free Summer Concert Series North Myrtle Beach holds every year. It’s the perfect way to relax after a long day spent on the beach!