Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Family Fun in North Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular beaches in the United States. From spring break partiers to winter snow birds, a variety of people visit Myrtle Beach as a place to unwind and relax. North Myrtle Beach is one area of the city that is ideal for families who want to enjoy the beach and the area’s amusements while also avoiding the mid-town party scene. In fact, North Myrtle Beach has a number of attractions that are ideal for families to enjoy.


The boardwalk in North Myrtle Beach provides a safe way for families to move throughout the area. Located between the oceanfront hotels and businesses and the beach, there is no automobile traffic on the boardwalk. This means that families can stroll along the boardwalk and enjoy the sites without worrying about the kids getting into traffic. There are an almost limitless variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment offerings along the boardwalk.


Whether a family is looking for seafood, pizza, burgers or any other food choice, one of North Myrtle Beach’s restaurants will be sure to have what the family wants. The area is dotted with eateries both large and small and that range from casual to fine dining.

Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing is a large shopping area, similar to an outdoor mall. Barefoot Landing is located around a small lake just off of the intercostal waterway. It offers a combination of stores, restaurants and other businesses interconnected by a boardwalk that crosses back and forth from one side of the lake to the other. Alligator Adventure, a large reptile zoo at Barefoot Landing, is a family favorite.

Miniature Golf

North Myrtle Beach offers a number of family friendly miniature golf courses that are both challenging and entertaining. From courses built through lush jungle scenes to a 50 foot volcano, there are a many memorable courses for families to enjoy. These courses generally offer a variety of games and snacks to make each visit an event that everyone will enjoy.

Cherry Grove Beach Pier

The Cherry Grove Beach Pier provides visitors to North Myrtle Beach the opportunity to get out over the water for some great sightseeing as well as to have an opportunity to fish in the area waters. Whether walking or fishing, access to the pier is very inexpensive and provides a unique view of the natural and man-made beauty of the area. Families looking for a more challenging fishing adventure can also find a number of charter fishing providers in the North Myrtle Beach area. 

About the Author: Laura is a guest contributor from  Seaside Vacations, offering top quality North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals.

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