23 Fun Things to Do in Myrtle Beach for Families With Kids of All Ages

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Looking for some Myrtle Beach family fun? We’ve got you covered!

Enjoy a wide range of family-friendly activities — from trampoline parks and dinosaur encounters to nature spots and dinner cruises.

Create the perfect itinerary to keep everyone entertained and make lasting family memories, whether you’re planning for the kids or kids-at-heart.

Experience the best things to do in Myrtle Beach with your loved ones and have a fantastic trip!

You might also like our guides to Myrtle Beach activities, free things to do, and be sure to bookmark these indoor things to do in case you get bad weather and need to keep the kids entertained.

Top Myrtle Beach Attractions for Families

Kids love visiting Myrtle Beach for all the boardwalk fun and games, awesome attractions, and endless outdoor fun.

Make it your next family vacation and you won’t regret it!

Our guide starts at the heart of it all and goes out to places near Myrtle Beach for more suggestions.

Check out these day trips if you want even more ways to keep the kids busy (and learning!).

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade

Not only does the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade (1110 N. Ocean Blvd.)  have some amazing attractions, stores, and restaurants, but this venue includes a spectacular view with 1.2 miles of beach and, to make things even better, the location includes the Holiday Inn Oceanfront Resort.

You can actually stay and enjoy this attraction without having to drive to it!

Moe Moon SkyWheel Myrtle Beach South Carolina

Skyzone Trampoline Park

Feel like a kid again and jump at Skyzone Trampoline Park (2200 N. Oak St.) 

This wall-to-wall trampoline park includes a toddler jump zone, VR dodgeball, warped wall, air court, wipe-out sky tower, and a ninja warrior course.

Do you have what it takes to beat the ninja warrior course?

Dino Park Myrtle Beach

One of the newest attractions for all ages, Dino Park (1112 Celebrity Circle), features 20+ life-size animatronic dinos, a 100,000-ball exploration pit, and a dino-themed playground area. 

Whether you move through the Dino Explore pit, ride the T-Rex, or dig up prehistoric fossils, this attraction is truly a magical experience.

Myrtle Beach Pelican’s Ballpark

Did you know Myrtle Beach has its own minor-league baseball team?

For relaxed summertime fun away from the beach, catching a game is definitely one of the best Myrtle Beach family activities.

Head over to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Ballpark (1251 21 Ave N.) to get in on the action!

Broadway at the Beach

Heading to Broadway at the Beach (1325 Celebrity Circle) is one of the best things to do for families in Myrtle Beach.

Spend the day walking around 23 acres with 75 shops, 30 different kiosks, and 26 attractions, where kids of all ages should find something entertaining and interesting.

Yes, even hard-to-please teens will find something fun!

Myrtle Beach South Carolina at night

Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center

Meet some of your favorite (wax) celebrities in person at the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center (1808 21st Ave N Unit A)

A few of the celebrities include THE Ironman Robert Downey Jr, Captain Jack Sparrow, Martha Stewart, and Count Dracula just to name a few!

Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park

If water slides and swimming aren’t your thing, check out Myrtle Wave’s sister park Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park (1820 21st Ave. N).

Broadway Grand Prix includes 7 amazing tracks.

Each track caters to your skill level, whether you are a kid on the kids’ track, a speed racer, or you want to try your hand at the Grand Prix Pro Track.

Once you’re done on the track, head to one of nine other attractions such as mini golf, bumper cars, and the Grand Prix Arcade.

Broadway Grand Prix is a great spot to go if you’re looking for things to do in Myrtle Beach with teens.

Myrtle Waves Water Park

If you want to get wet without the beach, Myrtle Waves Water Park (3000 Mr. Joe White Ave.) is one of the premier water parks in Myrtle Beach. 

This spectacular water park has over 30 water slides and is South Carolina’s largest water park.

Coastal Grand Mall

Catch a movie with the family, enjoy great food, and even better shopping at Coastal Grand Mall (2000 Coastal Grand Cir). 

Family Kingdom Amusement Park

Named the 5th best amusement park in the United States on TripAdvisor and one of the few remaining free-admission amusement parks, Family Kingdom (300 S. Ocean Blvd) is one of the best amusement parks in Myrtle Beach.

Family Kingdom spans over 13 acres with 38 different rides with the Swamp Fox, one of only 122 wooden roller coasters remaining in the United States, and has been open since 1966. 

For an affordable day out with all the thrills, this has to be one of the best family-friendly things to do in Myrtle Beach.

Radical Ropes Adventure Park and Aerial Park 

For a more exhilarating challenge, put your physical skills to the test at Radical Ropes Adventure and Aerial Park (301 19th Avenue S).

Try out the aerial challenge in the trees where you traverse an obstacle course more than 55ft high with 72 different obstacles, climb a 60 ft rock wall, or see if you have what it takes for the free fall drop experience. 

It really is a one-of-a-kind experience!

Cancun Lagoon Adventure Golf

Who wants to golf 27 holes indoors and outdoors around a giant Mayan pyramid?

Everyone of course!

Head over to Cancun Lagoon Adventure Golf (2101 S. Kings Hwy) to golf around the pyramid and take in the calming blue waters.

Just don’t let the competition get the better of you!

Big Air Trampoline Park

Enjoy high-flying fun with the whole family at Big Air Trampoline Park (3820 S. Kings Hwy).

For older kids (or adults), try out cosmic nights! Lights are turned down, music is turned up, and the lasers and strobe lights are turned on, and jump til your heart’s content. 

810 Billards and Bowling

Walk in from all the sun and fun to a calm, relaxed, air-conditioned atmosphere at 810 Billards and Bowling (1105 Hwy 17 S).

Enjoy bowling, billiards, ping pong, shuffleboard, and cornhole by the hour or arcade games like basketball, air hockey, and skeeball along with amazing food and drinks.

Bowling alley

Myrtle Beach State Park

You may want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Myrtle Beach State Park (4401 South Kings HWY) is the perfect place. 

Make a reservation at one of the tent or cabin campgrounds and hit the beach, enjoy a walk on the Sculptured Oak Nature Trail, or just wake up early and enjoy the solitude of the park, and watch a breathtaking sunrise. 

A perfect place for a weekend or weeklong stay.

Surfside Beach

If you want to experience more of the beach, it’s worth taking a short drive down to Surfside Beach (115 Highway 17 N). 

Located just south of Myrtle Beach, Surfside is considered a “family beach” with beach access points that include ramps for people with disabilities. 

In 2016, Surfside Beach was named the first Autism-Friendly Travel Destination in the world by making accommodations at participating attractions, restaurants, resorts, and hotels for autistic and special needs children. 

For those who wish to participate, or have a child who is autistic and is vacationing in the area,  a CAN card can be requested on the website.

When you show the CAN card at a participating location, special accommodations can be provided for the child depending on the child’s needs.

Brookgreen Gardens

Named one of the top 10 gardens in the US by TripAdvisor, Brookgreen Gardens (1931 Brookgreen Dr) is located just south of Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet. 

Brookgreen Gardens is a 9,100-acre sculpture garden and wildlife preserve. 

The gardens include several themed gardens within it that are simply breathtaking along with the sculptures within the gardens. 

Giant Oaks at Brookgreen Gardens in Myrtle Beach South Carolina

Fun Warehouse

Fun Warehouse (2349 Dick Pond Rd.) is an expansive location that includes a 3,500 square foot, multi-level laser tag arena, a virtual reality arena, Thundervolt speedway, which includes gocarts, drifting, and turbo boost, a full arcade with over 50 games, roller skating, bounce, and inflatables!

Blackbeard’s Pirate Cruise

This exciting adventure cruise will get your blood racing before you even board the ship!

Once you arrive, you will be transformed into a pirate with a pirate mustache, tattoos, treasure, and a map!

Blackbeards Pirate Cruise (141 Fantasy Harbor Boulevard) is an interactive experience with interactive sword fighting and a water cannon battle on Carolina’s largest pirate ship!

Wheels of Yesteryear Car Museum

Appreciate the true craftsmanship and personality of old cars at Wheels of Yesteryear (413 Hospitality Lane). 

Walk down memory lane as you look at, not only classic cars but memorabilia and other pop culture exhibits!

Top Golf

Known as “The Place Where Everyone Can Play, Even If No One Plays Golf.” 

Top Golf (2850 Robert M Grissom Pkwy) is a massive climate-controlled entertainment destination. 

Hang out and play more than 10 games in climate-controlled golf bays that include an HDTV in each bay as well as a full sports bar and restaurant. 

Game difficulties span from beginner to expert and are great for budding golfers or someone who has never golfed in their life!

Golf ball on a tee in front of a golf club

Barefoot Queen Myrtle Beach Dinner Cruises

Set sail on one of the most popular destinations, Barefoot Queen Myrtle Beach Dinner Cruises (2051 Bridge View Ct).

Set sail on a beautiful wooden riverboat with views of the white sandy beaches, water, and wildlife while you eat some of the coast’s most divine cuisine. 

Once your food has been polished off, you can roam around the decks enjoying music, the sights, and the history of the ship and area, or take a load off and soak up some sun!

Alabama Theatre

If you’re looking for a different type of entertainment, head over to the Alabama Theater (4750 Hwy 17 S.) for Myrtle Beach’s most popular shows and entertainment. 

Each show is different and live with comedy, singing, dancing, or unbelievable guest artist concerts.

Final Words

We hope this guide helped you plan your family vacation in Myrtle Beach!

Share your favorite kid-friendly activities and attractions in the comments below so more parents can plan their summer vacation fun.

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