Myrtle beach is a serendipitous 60 miles long coastline situated in South Carolina, also famous with the name of Grand Strand amongst hodophiles.
When you’re longing to witness the most amazing sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean, amidst the lush green nature; pack your bags and head to Myrtle beach for a vacation with your family.
With more than 80 golf courses – it can be one of the best vacation spots for all the golf lovers out there.
The most suitable time to visit is during the months of June to August, this duration offers the best of weather along with superb yearly events like- the Carolina Country Music Festival and Myrtle beach world amateur ( World famous golf tournament), which take place during these months. As you plan your family trip to Myrtle here are the top 6 fun places to visit-
The Beach #1
The most exciting time of summer when all you want is to relax next to a shore, basking in the sun and playing a fun game of volleyball with your family. Myrtle beach’s coastline is one of the great options that boasts an extravagantly longshore and is definitely a superb seaside place to chill with the family.
You could either indulge in water sports like- surfing, parasailing, scuba diving, and jet skiing or you could simply get yourself a nice tan with your favorite book in your hand.
With such a beautiful start to the day by soaking in the sun, and splashing away the salty water of the Atlantic ocean you can spend the evening in the Myrtle Beach Broadwalk.
Broadway at the Beach #2
A typical touristy place where you can find tons of hotels, and local food! Also, an ideal place for holiday shoppers specifically for souvenirs. With over 3 theaters, 100 shops, 20+ eateries, and a mesmerizing centerpiece of Lake Broadway, which measures 23 acres. This broadway definitely counts to be a nice place to hang around with your folks. It’s situated right in the heart of the city on Celebrity Circle. The major attractions of broadway constitute Old Tyme Portraits, Ripley’s Aquarium, and Wonderworks. Also, there’s a magnificent firework show which takes place in the Broadway every Tuesday and Friday, along with a few weekends at the end of the season.
The Sky Wheel #3
A gigantic sky wheel that rules part of the city’s skyline; is a Ferris wheel, 187 feet tall located next to Landshark Bar and Grill on North Ocean Boulevard. It’s the sixth tallest observation in the United States making it very famous in South Carolina. You can steal the most picturesque vistas of the city while you’re atop. The guests can go way up the sky wheel on six-seater gondolas in a temperature-controlled climate. It gets illuminated by more than 1 million LED lights at night, making it a sight to behold at night.
If you’re looking for a romantic experience, the VIP reservation can fulfill the purpose. It offers a longer ride with a glass floor and leather seats, making it a memorable experience with your loved one.
Ripley’s Aquarium #4
Exhibiting the most exotic marine life ranging from fish to sea turtles and from stingrays to sharks from across the Amazon river and Indo-Pacific; Ripley’s Aquarium is built for marine enthusiasts to get a close view of how the aquatic habitat looks like from within the oceans.
What makes it more interesting is the acrylic tunnel that winds through the Dangerous Reef Aquarium. For an adrenaline rush, there’s an option to spend the night inside the tunnel or the gutsy ones can even dive with the sharks.
Ripley’s Aquarium also houses rare sea creatures like colored clown triggerfish and stingray lagoon. It can be a good learning experience for the kids as they host regular shows like jellyfish and sea dragon feeding; dive and mermaid shows.
Family Kingdom Amusement Park #5
For all the sun-seeking vacation families, this Amusement park offers thrilling activities right from exciting zip lines to giant wheels providing a magnificent view of the entire city. It’s a massive 13-acre park with 37 rides made for different age groups. It’s an ideal place for families with kids. Go-karts, splash rides, arcade games, Magic bikes, and a roller coaster called Twist n Shout make it a wonderful experience.
After a fun-filled time on dry rides, you can head to a water park called Splashes Water Park. It has more than 15 water activities from speed slides, and water flumes to a 430-plus foot lazy river. Who doesn’t like a splash of water during hot summers, making it a place to explore while spending your summer in Myrtle beach?
Mini Golf #6
A huge number of mini golf courses are situated in the Myrtle beach aks Grand Strand.
It stands out as one of the best vacation ideas for a golf aficionado, making mini golf also known as putt-putt golf the major sport during the entire vacation. The most famous Mini golf course are – Mt. Atlanticus, Jungle Lagoon, Treasure Island, and Captain Hook’s Adventure Golf.