There's so many great activities for families with kids in Myrtle Beach!
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The Perfect Myrtle Beach Vacation for Families with Kids

May 26, 2016

Vacationing in Myrtle Beach is great for families, but with so many attractions, restaurants, and things to do, sometimes its hard to tell what your kids will or won’t like.

Don’t worry; that’s what we’re here for! Lucky for you, there are tons of kid-friendly places in Myrtle Beach that are sure to entertan your children during your Myrtle Beach vacation.

From hotels to attractions and dining, check out this list to help you build the perfect Myrtle Beach vacation for you and your family.


Breakers Resort

Ocean front at 21st and 27th Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
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Breakers Resort is a sprawling property that is home to tons of fun amenities that the whole family is sure to enjoy! Kids will love all of the pools, as well as the interactive pirate ship where they can practice their best pirate impressions. Your entire family can also take a spin or two together around the 418-foot lazy river. After spending some time splashing around, head inside and grab an ice cream cone before sending the little ones off to the Breakers Resort Kids Club to play some games.

Free Breakfast and 35% Off

Captain's Quarters

901 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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You and your kids will have a blast staying at Captain’s Quarters! Not only is this resort home to an entertaining shipwreck lagoon waterpark, but Captain’s Quarters also boasts a video arcade that will keep the little ones busy when its raining, or if they just want a break from the sun. During the summer months, Captain’s Quarters hosts a children’s activities program where kids can have fun playing pool games, participating in treasure hunts, search for shells, abd build sandcastles. In addition, this property has a bowling alley where the whole family can try to beat each other’s scores. If you’re lucky, you may even get to see the friendly shark mascot, Salty the Shark.

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Dunes Village

5200 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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If your kids love waterparks, then they’ll absolutely go crazy for the water features at Dunes Village Resort. This oceanfront resort is home to a 30,000 square-foot indoor waterpark that features a lazy river, kiddie pools, hot tubs, waterslides, and an activity pool where kids can play volleyball and basketball. The Dunes Village Kids Club offers tons of fun activities such as tie-dye, duck races, glow parties, face painting, and much more!

Sand Dunes Resort

201 74th Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Sand Dunes Resort in Myrtle Beach is a family-friendly resort that is home to a long list of amenities that families will enjoy. Kids will love spending the whole day playing in the large waterparking which features fountains, a water dump bucket, a lazy river, and more. While the kids have fun, parents can relax in one of the several oceanfront pools. Of course, you’re sure to get hungry after spending time out in the sun, so be sure to grab a bite to eat at the on-site pizza parlor before going to play some games in the Sand Dunes Resort arcade!

Things to Do

Broadway Grand Prix

1820 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Are your kids adventurous? Head on over to Broadway Grand Prix for a day of go-kart racing for the whole family. This attraction has seven go-kart tracks for different skill levels, so you and the kids can have a blast speeding around the tracks. Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park is also home to a kid zone which features a kiddie speedway, rides, carousel, mini-golf, a rock wall, and much more!

Brookgreen Gardens

1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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Brookgreen Gardens is an amazing place for adults to visit, but sometimes walking around the gardens may not be the most exciting thing for kids. However, Brookgreen Gardens features some awesome exhibits for kids; some of which are permanent and others that change throughout the year. Two permanent exhibits that children will love are the Lowcountry Zoo and the Brookgreen Garden butterfly house. In the zoo, kids can see and learn about animals that are native to the area such as otters, foxes, bald eagles, owls, goats, and much more! Brookgreen Gardens also hosts changing exhibits like Nature Connects Art with LEGO Bricks, which features animals made from LEGOs.

$1 Off Admission to Brookgreen Gardens

Hollywood Wax Museum

1808 21st Avenue N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center is a wonderful family-friendly attraction where guests will find three entertaining attractions in one place. The main attraction here is the Hollywood Wax Museum, which displays life-like wax sculptures of famous celebrities. You and the kids will have a blast taking pictures with your favorite stars before heading to the other attractions. Younger kids absolutely love Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors, where they will have an awesome time making their way through a mirror maze while trying to rescue Hannah from Ugly Hetty’s spell! The last attraction is Outbreak: Dread the Undead, which is super fun for kids who are a little older and won’t be scared making their way through a maze full of zombies.

Take $2 OFF an All Access Pass

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

1251 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Enjoy an evening at a Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball game! Field is a very family-friendly venue where you and the kids can enjoy some good ol’ fashioned baseball. Children don’t only love watching the game, but they also enjoy the mascots, Splash the Pelican, Rally Shark, and Deuce the Dog. The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are also known for their on-field games, where people are selected from the crowd to participate, as well as giveaways where you can score some cool swag. On select nights, you and your kids can watch a spectacular fireworks show, too.


Medieval Times

2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
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Take your kids back in time at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Here, you and your family will witness jousting, sword fights, and more, as knights battle their way for victory. Cheer on your knight while enjoying an action-packed show as well as a dinner that you have to eat with your hands! Girls will love seeing a beautiful princess, and boys will get a kick out of all of the action and adventure that occurs. During the show, you will feast on garlic bread, tomato bisque soup, roasted chicken, sweet buttered corn, herb-basted potatoes, and a delicious pastry.

Mellow Mushroom

1571 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Of course, all kids love pizza, so Mellow Mushroom is a great place to grab a bite to eat. Not only does Mellow Mushroom offer a large variety of delicious pizza and other tasty items, but the located by Broadway at the Beach has fun, psychedelic decor as well as a booth shaped like a bus! Mellow Mushroom offers a kids menu (10 and under) which includes options like french bread pizza, meatball & mozzarella sticks, mac & cheese, and more.

Pirate's Voyage

8901-B North Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Arrrrrgh matey! Pirates Voyage is a dinner theater that provides exciting entertainment while you eat your meal with you fingers. The story of the show features two battling pirate ships, and kids will be amazed by the intricate acrobatics, contests, songs, animals, and more. Pirates young and old will enjoy a feast made up of Voyager Creamy Vegetable Soup, Buccaneer Bread, Half’O Roasted Cackler, Captain BBQ Pork, Cob O’Buttery, Pirate Herb-basted Potato, and Apple O’Me Eye Pie for dessert.

UCP Game Zone

959 Lake Arrowhead Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

If you take pizza and an arcade and combine the two, you get the Ultimate California Pizza Fun Zone! Most kids love pizza, and most kids love playing arcade games, so this is the perfect place to take your children when visiting Myrtle Beach. This fun restaurant offers over 70 different pizza toppings to choose from, making it easy for any kid to find something they will like. After chowing down on some tasty pizza, let your kids run loose in the arcade where they can play arcade games and even challenge eachother to laser tag.


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