Top 15 Things to do with Kids in North Myrtle Beach

Top 15 Things to do with Kids in North Myrtle Beach

If you’re planning your first time vacation to North Myrtle Beach with your family, be prepared to have the time of your life! While, of course, the city offers plenty of things for adults such as nightlife and bars, there are also several kid-friendly attractions in the area.

While there are loads of kid-friendly activities in North Myrtle Beach, we have narrowed the options down to this awesome list of the top things to do with kids in North Myrtle Beach. Check it out:

710 North Myrtle Beach

710 North Myrtle Beach

1105 Hwy 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

While 710 North Myrtle Beach turns into a 21+ scene after 10 p.m., families are welcome to come have some fun during the day time. 710 North Myrtle Beach not only provides 20 bowling lanes, but guests will love the array of other games available as well. Teach your kids how to bowl a perfect game, or show them how to play other entertaining games like bocce, billiards, table tennis, foosball, darts, shuffleboard, board games, air hockey, and more!

Alligator Adventure

Alligator Adventure

4604 US-17, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

This wild attraction at Barefoot Landing is a must-see while visiting North Myrtle Beach. Home to a large variety of reptiles, birds, primates, and other wildlife, Alligator Adventure is an educational and captivating animal exhibit that your whole family will love. Drop by and simply view the alligators, crocodiles, lemurs, wolves, flamingos, and more, or stay for an educational session or feeding. Kids will especially love meeting Bob, the female alligator who was born without a tail, and Utan, a 18-ft, 2,000 lb. hybrid crocdile who is the largest croc in capitivity.

Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing

4898 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Barefoot Landing is home to a large number of specialty shops and restaurants, but it is also home to several family-friendly attractions. At Barefoot Landing, kids will enjoy a mirror maze, kiddie rides, and a carousel. Kids will also love the 7D Cinema rides which last 5-15 minutes and include a 4D screen and 9 physical effects. And, if your whole family really wants to have a good laugh, you can have your portrait taken at Old Tyme Portraits where you will take a step back in time.

Break Out Myrtle Beach

Break Out Myrtle Beach

Break Out Myrtle Beach is a fun attraction that allows groups of all ages to use problem solving skills to solve room-sized puzzles. There are four unique rooms at Break Out Myrtle Beach: Red Beard's Revenge, Serial Killer, CSI Myrtle Beach, and Bank Heist. Each room features a series of clues, and the mystery must be solved within 60 minutes in order to escape in time. While this may sound a little scary, Break Out Myrtle Beach ensures that this attraction is great for kids and adults alike.

Carmike 12

Carmike 12

10177 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

If your kids are getting too tired from the sun, or if it is raining on your vacation and you're not sure how to keep your child occupied, why not go see a movie? Carmike 12 at the Myrtle Beach Mall shows the newest movies, and sometimes airs special features that may capture the interest of your little ones.

Events

Events

While North Myrtle Beach is home to many great attractions and amusements, the city also hosts a wide variety of events throughout the year. From festivals to special concerts and everything in-between, North Myrtle Beach continues to entertain locals and visitors alike with new and exciting events. Check out our events page from time to time in order to find kid-friendly events going on while you're visiting.

Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure

Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventures

200 Cypress Lake Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29566

For kids that are at least 10 years of age and 4'7" in height, Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure is the ultimate attraction. This exciting ropes and zip line course is located in the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex and provides guests with shade from the South Carolina sun. You and your kids will have a blast overcoming treetop rope obstacles and sailing through the air on a number of zip lines.

Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

There are two great horse stables in the area where you and your kids go an a horseback riding adventure! Inlet Point Plantation is located in North Myrtle Beach while Wampee Stables is located in Little River. Both places offer a number of excursions including trail rides, beach rides, and pony rides for children up to 10 years of age.

Indigo Farms

Indigo Farms

Take a short drive to Calabash, NC to visit Indigo Farms. This family-friendly farm not only sells fresh produce and baked goods, but it also offers fun events and educational tours for families to learn about farming fruits and vegetables. Your whole family will love meeting a variety of farm animals, too! And, depending on the season, your kids can pick their own strawberries, blueberries, or blackberries. Indigo Farms also offers a ton of fun activities in October, such as hayrides, a pumpkin patch, pig races, and more.

Kokopelli Surf Camp

Kokopelli Surf Camp

3500 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Sure, your kids love playing in the ocean, but what about surfing? The perfect sport to learn while visiting North Myrtle Beach is surfing, and the experienced instructors at Kokopelli Surf Camp are willing to teach you and your family the fundamentals of surfing. Set up a group surf lesson with Kokopelli Surf Camp, or join them for one of their weekly surf camps. If surfing isn't your family's speed, Kokopelli Surf Camp also offers paddleboarding lessons. Either way, the activities that Kokopelli Surf Camp have to offer are fun, exciting, and skill-building for you and your children.

Miniature Golf

Miniature Golf

The Grand Strand is no stranger to mini-golf, so when you're visiting North Myrtle Beach, it is a must to stop and play at least one or two courses. With a variety of awesome miniature golf courses to choose from, your children will be entertained no matter which one you pick. Perhaps a good starting point, though, is Hawaiian Rumble Mini Golf, which is home to the annual Masters of ProMiniGolf tournament. Here, your family will love the Hawaiian theme with the large, rumbling volcano!

North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center

North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center

1100 2nd Ave S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Take a break from the sun, but still have your pool fun here at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. This center not only has a variety of fitness options for adults, but kids will love splashing around in the pool, participating in various changing activities, and plunging down the curvy indoor waterslide!

OD Pavilion

OD Pavilion

Located oceanfront in North Myrtle Beach, the OD Pavilion will send you back in time and entertain your family simultaneously. The OD Pavilion is home to the OD Pavilion Grill, the OD Pavilion Amusement Park, and the OD Arcade. Just from that description alone, you know your kids will have a blast here with all of the fun rides and awesome arcade games!

TIGERS Preservation Station

TIGERS Preservation Station

4898 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

So this attraction could have fallen under the Barefoot Landing section, but it is so exciting we felt like it should appear separately on this list. The TIGERS Preservation Station is an exhibit that features different types of tigers and tiger cubs. You and your family can enjoy watching the tigers play, eat, and sleep through glass for free, or pay a fee and have your photo taken with tiger cubs or a monkey. Whether you stop by just to view the animals or have your picture taken, TIGERS Preservation Station is always a hit with the kiddos.

Trippo Waterslide

Trippo Waterslide

Located on the North Myrtle Beach oceanfront, the Trippo Waterslide is open from Memorial Day-Labor Day. The Trippo Waterslide is 40 ft. tall and is approximately 175 ft. long. The large inflatable waterslide offers riders the option of going straight down the middle, or going off either side on a curved slide. No matter which part of the slide your kids ride, they will have a blast zipping down and being splashed with water on their way down.