Father’s Day is just around the corner, and a vacation to the Myrtle Beach area is a great gift for any dad! With tons of options for golf, fishing, dining and more, it’s easy to plan an itinerary focused on solely on your special guy. Here are eight fun ways to celebrate in Myrtle Beach this Father’s Day:
Eat a Meal fit for a King
There are so many restaurant options at The Beach that it may be hard to narrow it down. Here are a few places that will help dad feel like a culinary king. Enjoy a delicious breakfast of famous waffles at Johnny D’s Waffles and Bakery. Then, for lunch, treat dad to a juicy burger at a local favorite, River City Café. Head over to Dave & Busters for dinner and games or Wicked Tuna for fresh sea to table seafood. Insider Tip: Making reservations in advance is always a good idea!
Relax at Grand Strand Brewing Company
Treat dad to a cold beverage and relax on the outdoor patio at Grand Strand Brewing Company, just a block away from the Boardwalk. The patio is also pet-friendly and hosts live bands almost every weekend. Check out their Facebook page for the latest happenings. Insider Tip: There are several more breweries to explore across the Grand Strand that you can learn about here.
Race at The Track
Challenge dad (and maybe let him win just this one time) while racing go-karts on one of three elevated racetracks!The Track Family Fun Park is located on Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach and offers activities for the entire family, including a large arcade, a mini golf course and smaller kid rides.
Catch a Pelicans Game
TicketReturn.com Field, located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, is home to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans , Myrtle Beach’s minor league baseball team! From dollar beer to BOGO hot dogs to $2 tacos, there is something besides baseball that dad will enjoy. And on Saturday night games, there are usually post game fireworks!
Kayak in the Great Outdoors
There is so much nature to explore in the Grand Strand, and it is especially fun to experience it firsthand while kayaking. Black River Outdoors offer several kayak tours at various locations as well as kayak fishing and crabbing tours and salt marsh tours from Huntington Beach State Park. For a look at the Intracoastal Waterway, rent kayaks at Island Adventure Watersports .
Bring out the Inner Kid at the Funplex
The newest attraction in Myrtle Beach, the Funplex, has 7 thrilling amusement park rides that are suitable for all ages as well as a bar and restaurant. Many of the rides have unexpected twists and turns, but the park also includes classic rides, such as teacups and a swing ride. Visit their website for more information on special deals and ticket pricing.
Step back in time at Medieval Times
Watch knights joust for honor while you enjoy a 4-course meal – without utensils! The entire evening is filled with entertainment with expert horsemen and falconry that the entire family will enjoy, especially dad. For show times and tickets, visit the Medieval Times website.
Enjoy a View from the SkyWheel
Newly renovated, the SkyWheel is back in its iconic location in the Myrtle Beach skyline. The SkyWheel is 187 feet high and offers the best views of the Atlantic Ocean and Myrtle Beach that dad is sure to enjoy. Insider Tip: For Father’s Day, the SkyWheel is offering a special combo package.
Of course, Play Golf
With over 90 golf courses across the Grand Strand, there is no denying that Myrtle Beach loves our time on the green. Book dad a tee time where he can play by himself or with a group on a course designed by world-famous architects such as Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus. For a family golf outing, visit one of the 30 mini golf courses all themed with different adventures or head to Topgolf near Broadway at the Beach to see who has the highest family score.