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The Complete North Myrtle Beach Family Vacation GuideWe’ve created the complete rundown for family fun in North Myrtle Beach.
Get insight into the top area attractions and restaurants that families will love, plus a rundown of family favorite amenities at Beach Cove 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
Three Heated Outdoor Pools
Families will enjoy not one, not two, but THREE outdoor pools on our tropical oceanfront pool deck! Two pools are heated seasonally for a comfortable resort pool experience, and the other pool is heated year-round.
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
Tipsy 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.
Get the full resort breakfast experience at Tradewinds Cafe. Families will love the restaurant’s buffet-style offerings that include 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
Oceanfront One Bedroom Condo
This spacious one-bedroom 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 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
Cherry 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!
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
Johnny 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.
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 here.
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
Save on tickets to North Myrtle Beach attractions
Use the VMB 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 racquetball court 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.