North Myrtle Beach is known for being one of the top family friendly destinations on the East Coast – and for good reasons! Our white sandy beaches foster a family oriented atmosphere that keeps millions flocking back year after year. Whether you are just beginning to plan your vacation or are a seasoned vacation expert, be sure to check out some of the area’s best family attractions:
T.I.G.E.R.S Preservation Station
This unique North Myrtle Beach attraction allows you and your family to get up close and personal with one of the rarest animals in the world: the Golden Tabby Tiger. Learn all about these majestic animals and about the conservation efforts that are in place. The best part about this attraction is that it is free to enter but guests can get up close and personal with tiger cubs and purchase pictures for an a fee that goes towards tiger conservation efforts. Talk about the trip of a lifetime!
Conveniently located at Barefoot Landing, Alligator Adventures boasts being the Reptile Capitol of the State. Learn all about alligators and other reptiles, see live feedings, take a reptile tour, and even get up close and personal with the animals. In addition, this attraction is home to a plethora of other non-reptile animals, like owls, bats, wolves, monkeys, kangaroos, tigers, and more! This attraction is sure to be one that the kids will never forget!
Inlet Point Plantation Stables
What could be more fun than taking a horseback ride along the beach with the family? You can make this dream a reality by visiting Inlet Point Plantation. The plantation offers a variety of tours that vary in length, time of day, and price, so you are sure to find the perfect tour to suit your family’s needs. Enjoy a tour of the beach and plantation, a sunset ride, or even a moonlight tour!
If you get stuck with a rainy day during your vacation – fret not! Head to the Alabama Theater, located at Barefoot Landing, for a once in a lifetime experience. This attraction is consistently rated the #1 live theater in the area and never disappoints! One The New Show is their newest addition and has been a spectacular hit! The best part about catching a show here is that kids get in for free! What could be better than great live entertainment and saving a few bucks?
The Grand Strand is often considered the Golf Capitol of the United States and mini-golf is just as abundant as the more “grown up” version. There are plenty of places to enjoy family fun and perhaps even a little competition throughout the Myrtle Beach area. North Myrtle Beach mini-golf locations include Jurassic Golf, Dragon’s Lair, Jungle Safari, Captain Hook’s, and Shipwreck Island.
Cherry Grove Pier
The Cherry Gove Pier is a great place to enjoy an afternoon stroll, try your hand at fishing, or even grab a bite to eat and a few souvenirs. Recently remodeled, this fishing pier is a favorite among visitors and locals alike. Guests love trying to catch their dinner but if that doesn’t quite work out you can always grab a snack at the Boardwalk Beach Café. The Tackle, Bait, and Gift shop is sure to have anything and everything you could possible need to make your trip memorable.
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