About the Area: North Myrtle Beach Parks & Attractions
Of course, the beach is our biggest attraction, but there are a lot of other things to do in the North Myrtle Beach area here on vacation. We have gathered a list of attractions and parks for you to consider a visit on your next trip to the beach
Guide yourself through beautiful natural swamps and marshes where you’ll encounter an amazing array of reptiles, lizards, turtles, giant frogs, and exotic birds from around the world. Be sure to visit the new river otters exhibit. Alligator Adventure is Naturally Wild, Naturally Educational and Naturally Fun.
Visit Myrtle Beach’s most popular Amusement Park with over 30 fun-filled rides to choose from! An all-wooden roller coaster, South Carolina’s largest Ferris wheel, log flume, two go-kart tracks, bumper cars and more. Or enjoy Myrtle Beach’s only oceanfront water park complete with three wet and wild water flumes – one with a 185 foot drop – plus two exhilarating speed slides, two intermediate speed slides, and a spacious 400-square-foot Lazy River with waterfalls. Children can enjoy splash pools with two refreshing rain trees, a uniquely designed waterfall and eight kiddie slides.
GHOSTS! PIRATES! SLAVES! MONSTERS! HEROES! LOVERS! With three chilling activities, you are sure to become swept up in the rich history and folklore of the Grand Strand.
Enjoy the park’s freshwater lagoons, salt marshes, maritime forests and beaches in their natural coastal environment. Huntington Beach is also the site of the historic “Atalaya” castle, the former winter home and studio of noted American sculptress, Anna Hyatt Huntington, and her husband, Archer Milton Huntington.
The Myrtle Beach Pavilion has been relocated to the new Pavilion Nostalgia Park at Broadway at the Beach. The Pavilion Nostalgia Park offers a collection of classic rides from the Pavilion Amusement Park, like the famous Herschell-Spillman Carousel, Wave Rider, adult and kiddie Pirate Rides. The historic German Baden Band Organ plays here, too!
Myrtle Waves Water Park, South Carolina’s largest water park, presents 20 acres of swerves, curves, waves and chutes and more than one million gallons of water. One price covers all 32 rides and attractions for a full day of cool fun.
A complete family speed park filled with 7 Exciting tracks, 2 NASCAR Themed Miniature Golf Courses, Kiddie Rides, Indoor Rock Climbing Wall & Kids Play Area, Speed Bumper Boats, a state of the art SpeedDome Arcade, NASCAR Merchandise and Apparel, and a Snack Bar.
South Carolina’s most visited attraction, Ripley’s Aquarium is a $40 million, state-of-the-art, 87,000-square-foot aquarium experience. Watch and learn about aquatic creatures from all over the world. Surround yourself with menacing 10-foot sharks as they travel through Dangerous Reef, a 750,000-gallon tank, on the world’s longest (330-foot) moving glide path.