Myrtle Beach Family Attractions

It’s no secret that the Grand Strand is a family friendly mecca, offering a plethora things for families to do while they are on vacation. Though the pristine shores of the beaches are the main draw to this area, guests are bound to their fill of sun and sand at some point, and that’s where the array of attractions comes in handy. From live entertainment to museums and so much more, you can find it all right here in the Myrtle Beach area. Check out some of our favorite family friendly attractions and add a few to your North Myrtle Beach vacation itinerary.


North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex – New to the area, the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex is quickly becoming a family favorite among visitors and locals alike. This brand new facility boasts several immaculate soccer and softball fields, two spacious play grounds, and expansive green areas that are ideal for games and picnics. The Sports Complex also features indoor areas that host several exciting events throughout the year. This thrilling new attraction is practically in Tilghman’s backyard – just check with your reservations specialist to see what’s going on during your stay.


Attractions at Barefoot Landing Barefoot Landing is a scenic outdoor venue situated along the Intracoastal Waterway. This spacious complex is home to a wide array of family friendly dining, shopping, and attractions. Take a whirl on the Barefoot Carousel or get up close and personal with friendly tiger cubs at the TIGER Preservation Station. Other attractions here include the Myrtle Beach House of Blues, Alligator Adventure, and The Barefoot Princess Riverboat.


Ocean Drive Pavilion – Thrill seekers of all ages will love spending an afternoon at the Ocean Drive Pavilion Amusement Park. This brand new amusement park overlooks Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach and offers an array of carnival rides for guests of varying bravery. Popular rides include the swinging ship, bumper cars, and – of course – the ferris wheel. Guests can also nosh on traditional carnival fare like funnel cake and just about anything on a stick.  


Attractions at Broadway at The Beach Broadway at The Beach is Myrtle Beach’s one stop shop for family friendly fun and entertainment. Enjoy the great outdoors with a trip to Myrtle Waves Water Park or grab tickets to a Myrtle Beach Pelicans game. Stuck with a rainy day? Fret not! Check out one of the popular indoor attractions, like WonderWorks, The Big D Theater, or The Ripley’s Aquarium. Broadway is also home to a variety of local shops and restaurants, meaning you won’t have to look far for a place to refuel or pick out a few souvenirs.


Pirates Voyage – This lively dinner and show is gaaaaarg-unteed to be a swashbuckling good time! Puns aside, Pirates Voyage is packed with action and adventure, not to mention a decadent multiple course meal fit for a captain. The show changes each season but the staff always knows how to leave guests on the edge of their seats with their colorful costumes and daring stunts. Dinner is served throughout the show and includes a creamy veggie soup, roasted chicken, bbq pork, potatoes, apple pie, and more!