Family Adventures come in all shapes and sizes and there is plenty of adventures to be found along the Grand Strand! Grab the family, choose an adventure and make memories you’ll cherish forever!

With air conditioned, comfortable gondolas, the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel is a great way for everyone to experience a breathtaking view of the Grand Strand. Standing 200 feet above the Atlantic Ocean, this is the largest wheel of any kind this side of the Mississippi. Even more breathtaking at night, the SkyWheel is equipped with state of the art computer generated lighting system featuring more than one million LED lights.

A trip to Ripley’s Aquarium holds excitement for the entire family. Learn about marine life and see the largest collection of sharks on the east coast in the Shark Tunnel. While you’re at Broadway at the Beach, visit Pavilion Park with rides to please everyone – from thrilling roller coasters to the nostalgic rides everyone loves. Ziplines and ropes courses are also waiting to give your family a day to remember!

If you haven’t gone bowling recently, 810 Bowling & Billiards will help you remember why you love this family sport. With three locations along the Grand Strand, there’s a lane close by, just waiting for you and your family.

If an adventure in nature is more your speed, pick up a paddle and kayak or canoe your way to a memorable day of fun and discovery. Full and half day tours and rentals are offered locally along the Grand Strand. Paddle through the salt marsh, the swamps and abandoned rice fields of area rivers or brave the swells for the excitement of ocean kayaking. Spartina cord grass, hundreds of birds, sea turtles and maybe even a dolphin or two await your salt marsh expedition. Huntington Beach State Park offers a two hour kayak trip every Monday that will give you a fascinating look at the maritime forest and salt marsh bordering Huntington Beach State Park.

Maybe you’re ready for a little more excitement? Try parasailing for a thrilling ride. Myrtle Beach also offers helicopter tours that give a breathtaking view of our beautiful coast.

There are so many ways to have an adventure along the Grand Strand.

What will your family do today?

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