The Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area is noted for being filled with a wide variety of places to go and things to do with children! Many Myrtle Beach area resorts and hotels come complete with their own lazy rivers, multiple pools, kiddie play areas, children's activities, and more!  And that's just where the fun begins!

Our list of places for children's entertainment in Myrtle Beach truly goes on and on, but we wanted to help get you started on your way to the best vacation ever and came up with a Top 10 List of favorites:

The Beach!

Kids love the beach as an exciting vacation experience! Let them frolic in the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, enjoy a picnic, build sandcastles, play games, and search for beautiful shells and shark teeth! A child's imagination and wonder will grow on the 60 miles of beautiful sandy beach in the Myrtle Beach area!


The Hollywood Wax Museum is where an enormous King Kong can be seen on the outside of the building and is the only wax museum in the country devoted entirely to celebrity figures! At the EdVenture your kids will take part in various exciting educational programs about building, playing as pirates, art, puppet shows, and creative reading and writing!    

Animal Attractions

In addition to Brookgreen Gardens' amazing sculpture gardens, there is a zoo where your children can watch playful otters and other rare animals in a natural environment. Head on over to Barefoot Landing and visit Alligator Adventure, one of the largest facilities for reptiles in the world. 


Enjoyable adventures of the brain await kids at WonderWorks! This fun laboratory takes you to an upside-down, mind-enhancing world with over 100 fabulous, kid-friendly exhibits!

Water Parks 

Myrtle WavesSplashes, and Wild Water and Wheels have acres of speed slides that offer endless fun twisting, sliding and shooting through the tubes! Waterparks are a great way to exercise and experience thrills at the same time!

Amusement Parks

Make family memories at Family Kingdom Amusement Park as you ride the Hurricane, the Log Flume, and the classic wooden Swamp Fox rollercoaster! At the three Pavilion Parks at Broadway at the Beach, you can ride the traditional rides from the former oceanfront Pavilion in Myrtle Beach and also ride new rides! Also, check out the Funplex, a new amusement park in the heart of Myrtle Beach. 

Miniature Golf

Have great fun with your kids on one of the 50 Myrtle Beach area miniature golf courses! Each of our designer courses offer an entertaining and diverse theme --- everything from pirate ships to dinosaurs, volcanoes, and waterfalls!

Ripley's Aquarium 

The entire family will be in awe at the Ripley's Aquarium as you experience the fabulous saltwater aquarium exhibit with its transparent tunnel and moving walkway which takes you right through a natural reef so you can view sharks, octopi, stingrays, and thousands of rare and colorful fish up close! Don't miss the new Penguin Encounters exhibit. 

Go Cart Tracks

Broadway Grand Prix has 7 unique go-cart tracks that are fun to run! Enjoy the family track, the high-bank oval, the slick, the speed racer, and the fast track! There are also junior racer tracks for the smaller kids! The Track offers two elevated tracks with single and double carts, perfect for a family fun. 

Click here for a complete list of amusements and attractions and when you are ready to book your best beach vacation ever click here for hotels, resorts, and more!  

We look forward to seeing you in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - or The Beach - where there's fun for kids of all ages!