Surrounded by 60 acres of oceanfront, the Myrtle Beach area offers a myriad of amusement park attractions for vacationers. Roller-coasters, ferris wheels, and countless arcade games make the Grand Strand ideal for wholesome family fun. Whether you’re a full-blown thrill seeker or prefer to sit back and watch, a trip to the amusement parks in Myrtle Beach will leave you with lasting memories! Here are a few of our favorites.
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Top 4 Amusement Parks in Myrtle Beach
1. O.D. Pavilion Amusement Park
Do you love the nostalgia of an old-school boardwalk? Head to the O.D. Pavilion Amusement Park in North Myrtle Beach. Open between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the pavilion offers food, rides, games, and spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Get your thrills on a roller coaster or go-kart, then pick up a heaping cone of cotton candy. You can even go for a spin on the mind-scrambling Orbiter!
2. Myrtle Beach Family Kingdom
With more than 38 rides and a wet ’n wild water park, Family Kingdom is the perfect place to enjoy some fun in the sun. This 13-acre park features a variety of signature attractions including the O.D. Hopkins Log Flume, Pistolero Roundup, and The Giant Wheel. It’s also home to the historic Swamp Fox wooden roller coaster, one of only 122 wooden roller coasters operating in North America. Visitors can purchase tickets for individual rides or pick up an all day unlimited ride wristband.
3. The Pavilion Park
From the carousel to the tea cups, The Pavilion Park truly has something for everyone. It’s located at Broadway at the Beach and boasts roller coasters, thrill rides, and family entertainment for visitors of all ages. There are three areas of attractions to enjoy: East, West and Central. Don’t miss the Pavilion’s huge firework display every Tuesday and Friday night!
4. It’s A Thrill
Known for its exhilarating high-speed rides, It’s a Thrill has been making visitors laugh and scream for over 20 years. The Sling Shot is an adrenaline junkie’s delight and propels riders more than 300 feet into the air at speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. You can also experience 4G force on the infamous Skyscraper. For those seeking a more mellow experience, It’s a Thrill has a few family rides like the Shooting Star, Sun Dance, and Sky Bounce. Visit the park’s website for details.
Book Your Stay with Seaside Vacations
After an exciting and memorable day, head back to one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals and relax! Our properties have everything you need to unwind and are just a short drive from the best amusement parks in Myrtle Beach. Enjoy comfortable accommodations, luxurious amenities, and beautiful views throughout your stay. We even offer last-minute deals to help you save on your trip! Visit our website to see what’s available and contact us to make your reservations. We look forward to having you!
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