Welcome to The Beach! The warm sand under toes, and the amazing views are a lifetime of memories, but the kids are bored and there’s nothing to do?! Not so fast! Myrtle Beach is like no other city on the Atlantic Coast, there are many wonderful getaways for your teens right here.
The Boardwalk and Ocean Boulevard
Ocean Boulevard is home to some pretty unique things to do at the beach. For starters, where can you go that has an amusement park built right next to the beach? The rides at this location include the Slingshot Ride, recently added to the amusement park. This ride acts as a backward bungee jump that catapults riders into the air. It has been a hit with local teens since it opened in 2021. The arcade along Ocean Boulevard has many delights, from shopping for shark teeth to playing some class video games and seaside food, nothing tastes better than Pizza and Pop on the boardwalk.
WonderWorks is a great place to go, if you want to step away from the beach front, located just off the beaten path this great adventure starts with an upside-down building. The property encompasses 50,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”. This is where your teens will be amazed and thrilled by the “one hundred hands on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark imagination.” WonderWorks is located at the famous Broadway at the Beach a couple of streets back from the beach. The coolest part of this area is the sky wheel which lets you see for miles at the top.
Rockin Jump is another fun filled adventure with all kinds of indoor trampolines and challenges. Located near Broadway at the Beach, this attraction is indoors. The five new attractions will challenge your teen’s ability in agility all while having fun. The Warp Wall and Ninja Course are the two hottest courses at Rockin Jump.
Pavilion Park at Broadway at the Beach
Pavilion Park is great place for the whole family, the amusement park is located on the west, east and central sides of Broadway at the Beach. All day wrist bands, and ticket packages are available here. There are bumper boats and if you like to feed the geese, for a quarter you can get a handful of food. The theme park has been apart of Myrtle Beach for a long time and boasts some of the oldest rides the city has to offer.
If your teen is interested in the sea life the best place to go is the Ripley’s Aquarium at Broadway at the Beach. This fun filled aquarium offers a new attraction called the Glass Bottom Boat Adventure. There is about three inches between the glass bottom of the boat and the creatures of dangerous reef. The trip in the boat is an additional cost to the aquarium ticket, but worth the adventure. This unique view allows guests to view the reef from a different angle. In the Ripley’s family of attractions, Myrtle Beach has Ripley’s Believe it or not! On Ocean Boulevard. The unique museum has everything from shrunken heads to the 5D theater where adventures come alive.
The beach at Myrtle Beach is often windy, sometimes the best time spent together is flying kites. Kligs kite’s superstore is located at Broadway at the Beach, their store offers a wide variety of kites for beginners, intermediate and advanced flyers. From very basic to expert, everyone is sure to love Kligs Kites.
Myrtle Beach offers dolphin sightseeing and boat tours. This unique adventure is usually available from March 5th through October 31st. Dolphins are a regular to the beaches here, in the evening hours they can be seen in the surf. Teens of all ages will enjoy the outing. Seeing dolphins in their natural habitat is a once in a lifetime adventure.
Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show
The beach wouldn’t be complete without the Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show in Myrtle Beach. This venue offers dinner and a show. From live comedy to eating with mermaids, the acrobatics and lively atmosphere of the Pirates Voyage is sure to bring a smile to anyone.
Mystery Dinner Show
For older teens, a great mystery is afoot at Murder At The Cotton Club, a whodunit murder mystery dinner show. Participants in the audience get to play along with a murder. This unique experience will have your teens talking about how much fun they had on their vacation.
Wicked Tuna at the 2nd Avenue Pier
After all the fun at the beach, be sure to check out Wicked Tuna, on the 2nd Avenue pier. The pier was originally built in 1936 by Julian Scarborough and St. Julian Springs. The pier is 906 feet long and takes visitors out into the Atlantic, where fishing is as great as the vast views of the Atlantic. For a fabulous time, consider going to Wicked Tuna, where the views are awesome, and the food is excellent. A great place for families to end their trip to Myrtle Beach SC.