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The Complete North Myrtle Beach Family Vacation Guide

We’ve created the complete rundown for family fun in North Myrtle Beach.

Get insight into the top North Myrtle Beach attractions and restaurants that families will love, plus a rundown of family favorite resort amenities at our North Myrtle Beach condo resort.

You’ll even get some helpful vacation tips, including budget-friendly advice, along the way.

Start planning your getaway with our complete North Myrtle Beach family vacation guide!


Beach Cove Resort Family Amenities


north myrtle beach family vacation at beach cove resortThree Outdoor Pools

Families will enjoy not one, not two, but THREE outdoor pools on our tropical oceanfront pool deck! The pools are heated seasonally for a comfortable resort pool experience.


350-Foot Lazy River

When on vacation, it’s best to put your feet up and relax. Grab a tube and let the gently flowing water of Beach Cove’s 350-foot oceanfront lazy river introduce you to a new meaning for relaxation.


Outdoor Kiddie Pool

Even the youngest members of the family will have space to splish and splash. The kiddie pool is just 1 foot deep and comes with its own mushroom fountain that spills water into the pool.


Winner’s Circle Arcade

Test your luck at this seaside arcade, located at the Town Center, where the whole family can play new and classic arcade games. The Winner’s Circle Arcade is perfect for those rare rainy beach days.

Explore all of our North Myrtle Beach resort amenities.



Family Restaurants at Beach Cove Resort


north myrtle beach family restaurant at beach cove resortTipsy Turtle Beach Bar

This indoor oceanfront beach bar features appetizing options the entire family will love. Tipsy Turtle Beach Bar also serves non-alcoholic frozen beverages for kids.


Grab N’ Go Grill & Coffee Bar

If you’re in a hurry, grab a quick bite and drink at Beach Cove’s quick-service coffee bar. Whether the family’s looking to fill up in the morning or craving pizza for dinner, Grab N’ Go Grill & Coffee Bar has something for every appetite.


Breeze’s Beach Bar and Grill

Even when the family is playing at the pool, they’re not too far from delicious poolside bites. The seasonal Breeze’s Beach Bar and Grill serves classic bites like burgers and hot dogs, salads and fruit bowls, and refreshing drinks for adults and kids.


Tradewinds Cafe

Get the full resort breakfast experience at Tradewinds Cafe. Families will love the restaurant’s Southern classics like eggs, sausages, bacon, pancakes, and biscuits.

Find out more about our North Myrtle Beach restaurants.



Affordable North Myrtle Beach Condos for Families


Two Bedroom Condo - DiningOceanfront One Bedroom Condo

This spacious one-bedroom North Myrtle Beach condo is a great option for families with up to four children. The single bedroom includes two queen beds, and there’s a sleeper sofa in the living area. Families will enjoy using the efficiency kitchen, which includes a stovetop, microwave, and a refrigerator.


Oceanfront Two Bedroom Condo

Sometimes, having your own space is a luxury during a family vacation. That’s why the Oceanfront Two Bedroom North Myrtle Beach Condo is a great fit for larger families and families that prefer separate bedrooms. This oceanfront condo includes its very own full kitchen and a living area with a sleeper sofa.


Tip: If you’re traveling with a baby, Beach Cove Resort has pack ‘n plays that can be requested at check-in on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Take your pick from Beach Cove’s family-friendly North Myrtle Beach resort condos



Things to Do in North Myrtle Beach for Families near Beach Cove Resort


go ape ziplineCherry Grove Fishing Pier

Address: 3500 North Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach

A landmark in North Myrtle Beach, no North Myrtle Beach family vacation is complete without a visit to this historic fishing pier. The gift shop sells fishing equipment and rents out fishing rods.


O.D. Pavilion Amusement Park

Address: 90 South Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach

Enjoy rides and games for all ages at this seaside family amusement park. Plus, parking and park admission is free!


Miniature Golf

Escape an erupting volcano, search for hidden treasure amid dinosaur bones, and bide your time on a tropical island after a crash landing.

Lost Treasure Golf: 1705 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach

Mayday Golf: 715 Highway 17 North, North Myrtle Beach

Molten Mountain: 1010 Vereen Road, North Myrtle Beach


Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park

Address: 150 Citizens Circle, Little River

The ultimate experience for outdoor enthusiasts. This treetop park includes ziplines up to 905 feet and over 50 obstacles that will keep the entire family active.


Tip: Beach Cove Resort guests can receive discounts and special offers to select North Myrtle Beach restaurants and attractions when they present their VMB Card.



Family Restaurants in North Myrtle Beach near Beach Cove Resort


waffles with syrupJohnny D’s Waffles and Benedicts

Address: 3900 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach

Cinnaroll waffles, red velvet waffles, bacon waffles; this popular North Myrtle Beach breakfast spot has all the sweet and savory breakfast favorites that will satisfy any appetite (and lots of waffles!).



Address: 204 Main Street, North Myrtle Beach

Named Best Ice Cream in South Carolina by Food & Wine, this North Myrtle Beach ice cream shop uses fresh ingredients to create unique flavors of hand-scooped ice cream.


Hamburger Joe’s

Address: 712 48th Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach

This North Myrtle Beach hamburger joint is the perfect spot for your family’s pickiest eaters. From classics like hot dogs and cheeseburgers to sides and salads, Hamburger Joe’s is a North Myrtle Beach staple that can’t be missed.

See more family-friendly restaurants and attractions in North Myrtle Beach.



Packing & Travel Tips for Families Visiting North Myrtle Beach


Check the weather

Summer vacationers may need to pack a little more than just swim trunks and flip flops. Check the weather forecast ahead of time just in case of those rare rainy days and cooler evenings. Check the Myrtle Beach weather forecast.


Bring the proper clothing

Families may have special plans that include outdoor activities or beach specific outings. Be sure to pack the essential clothing that fits those plans.


Don’t pack last minute

It’s best to take inventory of the essential items your family will need ahead of time, including toiletries, personal hygiene items, and plenty of sunscreen.


Tip: Beach Cove Resort provides complimentary pool towels for all guests to use during their stay.


Pack emergency items

Just in case of emergency, it’s a good idea to pack travel-sized band-aids packs, medications, and ointments.


How your Family can Save at Beach Cove Resort


Lazy River at Beach Cove ResortSave on tickets to North Myrtle Beach attractions

Use your Myrtle Beach discount card to get discounted tickets and extra perks to North Myrtle Beach attractions, restaurants, shows, shopping and much more, when you book with Beach Cove Resort.


Book a North Myrtle Beach resort deal with your stay

Keep the savings rolling when you book a North Myrtle Beach resort deal with your stay at Beach Cove Resort. Deals include room discounts and extra vacation perks!


Enjoy free attractions and activities at Beach Cove Resort

Families should take full advantage of the amenities offered at Beach Cove Resort. From the refreshing pools to the fitness room and quick beach access, don’t worry about spending too much when you’re enjoying our North Myrtle Beach resort amenities.


Prepare breakfast, lunch, and dinner in your condo

Stick to homemade meals that can be prepared right in your oceanfront condo with a kitchen at Beach Cove Resort to keep more cash in your pocket.


Did we miss anything? Visit us and let us know what you enjoyed the most!

Start planning your North Myrtle Beach family vacation today!

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