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Family Fun In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is an excellent family vacation spot, with so much to do with children, or without. Our time here was a blast.

We stayed at the Embassy Suites Oceanfront Resort at Kingston Plantation, located right on a stretch of Myrtle Beach coastline. During our four day family vacation we tried to visit as many Myrtle Beach attractions as we could with our two little kids, as well as spending time each day at the waterpark at Embassy Suites.

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The waterpark pool area was a blast, and we had such a great time! It was easily a highlight for my children, they still ask us to go take the train back down to Myrtle Beach so they can go to the waterpark again.

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Near the waterpark was a Wading River with small floats and inflatable rafts about 3 1/2 feet deep, that allowed parents to wade around with their children on the boats…very relaxing!

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Our first evening was comprised of relaxing, enjoying dinner at the hotel, and unpacking. We arrived in the evening so we needed the downtime, but on our second day, we were ready to hit the ground running. We wanted to get out there and have fun in Myrtle Beach, because there is so much to do, and after our fun day at the various pools, we visited Medieval Times in the evening (our first time), and my sons were enthralled. It was a night of jousting and revelry with knights and ladies and kings (my son informed me he is a knight too):

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Everything was great, from the entertainment to the food, a great family time.

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My son took it all very, very seriously and was devastated when our Green Knight was killed.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is really for everyone. We saw families with young children and with teens, couples on their honeymoon and couples who’ve been married a long time taking a trip together, young men celebrating their bachelor party, and people who loved Myrtle Beach so much they decided to return permanently and buy a condo or home in one of the many amazing new developments. You can find information to plan your family trip at VisitMyrtleBeach.com.

Stay tuned for Part II of our Family Fun in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where visit Wonderworks, Ripley’s Aquarium, and the Market Common!

I was sponsored to visit Myrtle Beach and share my family’s honest thoughts of our adventures visiting local attractions, the beaches, and at our hotel.

  • Stacie

    We love Myrtle Beach. We’ve been there a few times, and it’s always wonderful.

  • Melissa Pezza

    Myrtle Beach sounds like a great place for the family. I’d love to take the kids there. They’d love the beach.

  • Dawn

    That looks like a great place for family fun. I’ve never had the chance to go to Myrtle Beach. We’ll have to start making some plans for next year!

  • Lisa Joy Thompson

    All of this looks like so much fun. What a perfect family vacation adventure! It’s neat to see a preview of Medieval Times, sounds like a very entertaining evening.

  • Catherine S

    Looks like a lot of fun. We love to go to Medieval Times in Orlando. The food and show are always amazing.

  • Tess

    It’s been years since we’ve been there. Those look like fun places to go!

  • Mandee

    I have never been to Myrtle Beach but have always wanted to visit! Now that I’ve seen your amazing photos I’m even more intrigued to visit! 🙂

  • Marcie W.

    What a fun family vacation! Nothing beats the beach and we have been really anxious to see a Medieval Times dinner show.

  • Valerie

    This looks like such an amazing time. What a fun family vacation!

  • Maureen

    Your pictures are amazing. It looks like your family had a wonderful family vacation!

  • Rosey

    I’d love to visit the Medieval Times in Orlando. I think that would be amazing fun. 🙂

  • Sabrina

    There’s so much to do there! Looks like you guys had a blast!

  • Jeanine

    That waterpark pool looks incredible. I wouldn’t ever be able to get my kids torn away from it. Never been to SC but my sister used to go lots when I was a kid and I would hear all about Myrtle Beach, I cant wait to visit someday!

  • Beth

    Looks like you had a lot of fun. I would love to travel with my kids.

  • Latoicha

    I would love to visit Myrtle Beach. There are so many fun activities for kids. It is a must!

  • Brandy

    I have heard great things about Myrtle Beach! This looks like such a great time! Glad you enjoyed it with your family!

  • Robin

    Myrtle Beach is a fantastic place to vacation with the family. It looks like you had loads of fun!

  • Tracy

    Two things I have not done, visit Myrtle Beach or a Medieval Times experience! Looks like you guys had a blast!

  • Kiwi

    You took some really beautiful photos with your family to Myrtle Beach! I love the water park i know that was a blast!

  • Amanda

    So much fun! I haven’t been to Mrytle Beach in years but we always loved going there!