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2022 Travel Planning Guide – Planning Your Myrtle Beach Family Trip

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Bringing your family to the shores on your next Myrtle Beach vacation? Great choice! This area truly has a little something for everyone, regardless of age or interest. Our planning guides are all about Vacations Made Easy, so you can find all the best things to do in Myrtle Beach all in one place. Before you head to the area, check out our quick guide on what to experience!


Of course, one of the most essential things to do while you’re on any vacation is eating! Luckily, Myrtle Beach and the surrounding towns have tons of family-friendly restaurants to enjoy. All of the restaurants we’ve listed here offer awesome kids’ menus and plenty of options for the entire family to enjoy. Just make sure to call ahead and go early to avoid a long wait!

If you’re in the Murrells Inlet area, be sure to visit the Marsh Walk. Not only can you find lots of awesome shops, but there are some delicious restaurants as well! For instance, Mojo’s Marina Bar and Grill offers an amazing view of the water as well as a fun playground for the kids to enjoy! If you visit The Claw House, your kids can watch the fish swim around in the fish tank while you’re waiting for your food. Other popular eateries in the area include Wahoo’s Fish House and Creek Ratz.

Popular Family-Friendly Spots

So, once your bellies are full, what can you do with your family in and around Myrtle Beach? First, be sure to visit WonderWorks. This awesome interactive museum will turn your world upside down – literally! You can also check out the local Ripley’s Aquarium to get face-to-face with the most fascinating sea creatures, or if you really want to get up close and personal, check out live alligators at the Alligator Adventure!

Want to spend some time outdoors? There are plenty of places to do just that. Huntington Beach State Park has long been a favorite destination of outdoor lovers, since you can hike, swim, kayak, fish, and more. Get competitive at Inlet Adventure Golf or head over to Brookgreen Gardens to explore the zoo, immerse yourself in the butterfly pavilion, and enjoy a whole host of other children’s activities.

Finally, we can’t talk about the best family activities for your Myrtle Beach vacation without mentioning Broadway at the Beach. There are all kinds of incredible shops with apparel, souvenirs, and anything else you might want on your trip. You can also zip line, head up in the huge Ferris wheel, or head to Pavilion Park for even more to see and do!

Enjoy the Water

Want to enjoy a truly unforgettable experience with your family? Get out on the water with Crazy Sister Marina! If you’re interested in guided fishing trips, we’ve got both inshore and deep sea fishing excursions that anglers young and old are sure to enjoy. Want a little more thrill? You can enjoy kayak tours and jet ski rentals! Looking for something more relaxing? A dolphin watch would be perfect for you.

When you’re headed to Myrtle Beach, be sure to reach out to us here at Crazy Sister Marina to book your next adventure!