Family vacations make for great memories and fun times are to be had in North Myrtle Beach all year long. Whether you’re planning a relaxing family summer getaway or looking for a break from the winter weather, a family trip to Myrtle Beach can be great fun with some planning beforehand. It’s nice to know what attractions are available in the area you’re staying in and the age appropriateness. To help you get started on coming up with activities your whole family can enjoy, here are some kid-friendly attractions in North Myrtle Beach.

  1. T.I.G.E.R.S Preservation Station

T.I.G.E.R.S Preservation Station is a free family-owned wildlife sanctuary featuring some of the rarest animals on Earth. At this mini zoo, kids (and adults) can bottle-feed tiger cubs, cuddles apes and monkeys and more. The park has many educational and conservation initiative worldwide that preserves and brings awareness about endangered animals. Though the park is free, donations are accepted to help with these conservation efforts. The park is seasonal, open from March through October. For more information, visit:

  1. Ocean Drive Pavilion Amusement Park

Nothing says Myrtle Beach like an oceanside boardwalk amusement park. While the park is old (originally built in 1925), it has been updated and expanded to include rides and attractions for kids of all ages (25 in fact), including a restored ferris wheel, a zipline, a six-story roller coaster and a kiddie land for the little ones. At the OD Pavilion Amusement Park, you’ll also find carnival games, food from around the world and, of course, ice cream. For more information, visit:

  1. Ultimate Mirror Maze

Myrtle Beach’s original mirror maze is a 2,000 square feet mirror maze full of dead ends and wrong turns, making for a great challenge for kids of all ages. There are also “funny mirrors” and The Vault Laser Challenge, a state-of-the-art laser obstacle course. You can find more information at:

  1. Plantation Island Tours

Why spend the day on a crowded beach when you can enjoy the peace and quiet of your own, private beach? At Plantation Island Tours you can rent ATVs, kayaks, paddle boards and more and customize your family’s beach day experience. There are also eco tours to local islands where you can see and learn about the local wildlife and there’s a kids day camp that is packed with fun activities. Visit Plantation Island Tours website at: for more information.

  1. 710 North Myrtle Beach

710 North Myrtle features many kid-friendly activities such as bowling, table games, basketball, air hockey, foosball and skee ball. The is also a restaurant with burgers, fries, pizza, as well as other food items that kids love. You’ll find a fun, intimate dining and gaming environment that is sure to please even the pickiest of teenagers. While you’re there, you and your spouse can briefly sneak away for a drink or two at 710’s full bar. For more information about 710, check out our website at:

There are many fun kid-friendly activities to do in North Myrtle Beach. To take advantage of them, it is best to plan and organize your time. At 710 Bowling, we offer a fun, lively, safe, kid-friendly atmosphere that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Contact us today to make reservations or learn more about us.