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Month: February 2020

kids enjoying the water one of the top myrtle beach family activities
Feb14

Myrtle Beach is one of the best beach destinations on the east coast. With reasonable hotel rates (check out ours) and tons of family-friendly activities, your Myrtle Beach vacation is bound to be the best ever. To make it easy we have put together the top 10 Myrtle Beach Family Activities for you and your loved ones to enjoy together.

Family hanging at Myrtle Beach1 – Hang at the Beach

60 miles of beautiful white sandy beach is what you’ll find up and down the Grand Strand. Stay at Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort and walk right out of our back door to the beach. Building sandcastles, sunbathing, and splashing in the waves are all givens when you’re on the beach, but there are also a ton of fun games to play on the beach too like bocce and volleyball. The beach also makes for a great picnic spot, grab a cooler and fill it with snacks and cold drinks for a mid-day treat.

2 – Water Park

Take a break from the salt and sand and head to the waterpark. There a few great water parks in Myrtle Beach, but why leave our resort when we have an oceanfront water park right on our property? You can enjoy the lazy river while the kids play at the interactive shipwrecked submarine water feature. Sit pool-side while the kids splash under the raining mushrooms, ride the silly seahorses, or wait to get drenched by the topsy-turvey buckets. No waterpark is complete without a water slide, the kids will have a blast sliding down our 50ft slide! 

3 – Broadway at the Beach

Eat, drink, and play at Broadway at the Beach. There are rides, entertainment, fabulous restaurants and more all in one spot, and just a short drive from our resort. You can easily spend a whole day with the family here!

Restaurants

There are SO many eateries to choose from at Broadway. Here are a few of our family-friendly favorites:

  • Johnny Rockets – Enjoy an all-American cheeseburger, shakes, malts and more when you eat here! The kids can even play a classic tune on the table-top jukeboxes.
  • Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen – The meals here are served family-style! You’ll choose 2-3 down-home dishes and 4 of Paula’s Famous sides to share. Need refills? No problem!
  • The Grumpy Monk – Great pub-style food, sushi, and a variety of cold beer on tap! The kids will love the live bands that play weekly.
  • Melt – Everyone loves pizza! Grab a wood-fired pie to share with the family at Melt.

Attractions

There’s something fun for everyone to enjoy at Broadway! Here are a few of our favorite family-friendly attractions:

  • Backstage Mirror Maze – Get lost in the maze of mirrors and lights at Backstage Mirror Maze! $13.95 for adults and $11.95 for kids.
  • Ripley’s Aquarium – Sharks, sea turtles, penguins –oh my! Take the family for an underwater adventure at Ripley’s. Tickets are $34.99 for adults and $24.99 for kids.
  • WonderWorks – This is a favorite among Myrtle Beach visitors. The kids will love exploring all the learning exhibits that WonderWorks has to offer. Just $28.99 for adults and $19.99 for kids.
  • Broadway Grand Prix – GoKart racing fun for the entire family and mini golf!

Beach view of Myrtle Beach Boardwalk4 – Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Just a 5-minute drive from our resort is the famous Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade. There are tons of restaurants, dessert stops, and summer entertainment for all at the boardwalk.

Restaurants 

  • Banditos Cantina| 1410 N Ocean Blvd – Enjoy a restaurant with an amazing view and latin-inspired food!
  • Tin Roof | 1410 N Ocean Blvd – Grab some pub grub with a southern flair and enjoy the live music at Tin Roof.
  • Pier 14 Restuarant & Lounge | 1306 Ocean Blvd – The kids will love dining out on the water at Pier 14 Restaurant!

Attractions

  • Sky WheelTake the family on a SkyWheel ride and get a birds-eye view of the Grand Strand. Flights are $14 for adults and $9 for kids.
  • Ripley’s Believe it or Not – This filled with oddities from shrunken heads to scrap-metal sculptures. Tickets are $17.99 for adults and $8.99 for kids.

5 – Family Kingdom Amusement Park

If you’re looking for thrills, look no further than Family Kingdom Amusement Park. You and the whole family can ride roller coasters, drive bumper cars, or play games to win prizes that this fun stop. Buy individual ride tickets for 1.15 (plus tax) each or grab an unlimited ride wristband for $29.45 (plus tax) per person.

6 – Shark Wake Park

Check out the one of a kind Aqua Park at Shark Wake Park. Here you and the kids can play all day on an inflatable, floating obstacle course. To play, kids must be 7 years old and a good swimmer. Shark Wake Park is open from 10 AM to 5 PM and tickets are $25 per person (for a 45-minute session).

Crocodile at Alligator adventures in myrtle beach7 – Alligator Adventures

Want to see the World’s Largest Croc? Grab the kids and head over to Alligator Adventures. Here you’ll get to see Utan, King of the Crocs and tons of other reptiles and animals. Alligator Adventures is located at Barefoot Landing. Tickets are $24.99 for adults and $16.99 for children (4-12).

8 – Ripley’s Attractions

We’ve already mentioned 2 of the 5 Ripley’s attractions in Myrtle Beach, but it really deserves a spot of its own on our Top 10 list! Grab single tickets or combo tickets to 1 or all of the attractions. The attractions and prices are as follows:

  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not! – $17.99 for adults and $8.99 for kids, located at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.
  • Ripley’s Aquarium – $34.99 for adults and $24.99 for kids, located at Broadway at the Beach.
  • Ripley’s 5D Moving Theater – $12.99 for adults and $9.99 for kids, located at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.
  • Ripley’s Mirror Maze – $9.99 for adults and kids, located at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.
  • Ripley’s Super Fun Zone – Arcade-style and table games, purchase tokens at Myrtle Beach Boardwalk location.

9 – Mini Golf

Known as the Mini Golf Capital of the World, Myrtle Beach has so many family mini golf spots for you to enjoy. You could seriously pick up a shell, throw it, and hit a mini-golf course. Some of our favorites include Mt. Atlanticus, Cancun Lagoon Golf, and Rainbow Falls Golf.

10 – Dinner Shows

Pirates Voyage

If you really want to show the family a great time, take them to Pirates Voyage! Here you’ll enjoy a 3-course meal and watch as Captain Blackbeard sails the seven seas in search of his treasure. Tickets start at $49.99 for adults and $29.99 for children over three (rates vary based on showtime and season).

Medieval Times

Another great dinner show to take the kids to is Medieval Times. Step back in time to the dark ages when Kings ruled. Enjoy a 4-course meal and watch as knights battle for the honor of the Princess’ champion. Tickets start at $55.95 for adults and $28.95 for children 12 and under (rates vary based on showtime and season).

Looking for other things to do in Myrtle Beach? Check out our list of Myrtle Beach attractions that are a must-see!

Feb14

There is nothing more relaxing than sleeping in a little later than usual and enjoying a hearty meal while enjoying endless ocean vistas. But what do you eat – breakfast? Lunch? How about both?

Brunch is the perfect compromise when you can’t exactly decide what you are craving and is essential to any great beach vacation.

Wondering where you can find the best Brunch in Myrtle Beach? Here’s your guide to the best brunch spots in Myrtle Beach – check one out during your next Myrtle Beach Vacation: 

Croissants Bistro & Bakery

omelette with potatoes

3751 Robert M Grissom Pkwy | (843) 448-2253

Croissants Bistro offers a touch of sophistication and class to the traditional brunch fare. This Lowcountry bistro offers a distinctive French flair to their cuisine, making it unlike anything else in the area. Enjoy something classic like the buttermilk pancakes, biscuits and gravy, or the quiche du jour or indulge in something different like the croquet monsieur, crab cake benedict, mardi gras omelet, or one of their many stuffed crepe offering. Brunch is served Saturday from 8 am – 4 pm and Sunday from 10 am – 2 pm.

Gospel Brunch at House of Blues

4640 Hwy 17 S | (843) 272-3000

The Myrtle Beach House of Blues offers more than the area’s best music; their gospel brunch has become an area staple. Each week, the House of Blues hosts a lively gospel brunch that keeps guests coming back time and time again. The brunch is served buffet style and features every brunch staple imaginable – pastries and breads, eggs, biscuits and gravy, sausage, bacon, creole jambalaya, and so much more. You won’t want to miss out on their famous chicken and waffles! Enjoy your meal while you listen to the sultry soulful tunes of live gospel music. Brunch is served on Sundays from 9 am – 2 pm; Adults are $37 and children are $18.50.

Chestnut Hill

9922 N Kings Hwy | (843) 449-3984

Consistently voted “best brunch at the beach”, Chestnut Hill has mastered their craft. Their brunch has been an area favorite for over 20 years and will remain so for many years to come. The extensive buffet-style brunch offers a wide array of hot and cold items. Enjoy fresh local shrimp, a variety of pasta and fresh-cut salads, bread and pastries, and even fresh smoked oysters. Then, dig into their southern fried chicken, seafood creole, grilled pork chops, grilled quail, and more. Chestnut Hill is a great place for families and serves brunch from 10 am – 1:30 pm every Sunday; Adults are $24.95 and children are $11.95. 

Gulf Stream Café

blueberry waffles for breakfast

1526 S Waccamaw Dr | (843) 651-8808

 

Located on the south end of the Grand Strand at Garden City Beach, Gulf Stream Café boasts the best views in the area. Their unique location on the Garden City peninsula offers guests views of the scenic Murrells Inlet marsh and endless Atlantic vistas. Brunch here is served buffet style and they offer a variety of upscale items, like their make your own omelet station. In addition, your choice of eggs, French toast, grilled chicken, hash browns, biscuits, and fresh veggies. You can also create your own signature drink at their make-your-own Bloody Mary bar. Call (843) 651-8808 for reservations.

 

Johnny D’s Waffles

2201 N Kings Hwy | (843) 448-6789

A newcomer to the Myrtle Beach area, Johnny D’s has quickly made a name for itself. Located right along Kings Highway in the old Nibils building, this gem has quickly become a favorite among visitors and locals alike. The fast, friendly service and an expansive menu filled with homemade delights keep guests coming back time and time again. Visitors can enjoy everything from signature omelets, french toast, pancakes, and waffles (of course!) to sandwiches, burgers, savory skillets, and much more. There is truly something for everyone at Johnny D’s! Stop in on weekends to take advantage of $3.50 mimosas (regularly $5). Call (843) 448-6787 for more info. 

Sea Captain’s House

3002 N Ocean Blvd | (843) 448-8082

Sea Captain’s has a mouth-watering breakfast menu with creative takes on classic breakfast favorites (it’s also one of our top dining picks near Sea Crest Resort!) Sink your teeth into the Crab Cakes Benedict, two fat crab cakes served on a fried green tomato with poached eggs and creamy hollandaise sauce! Sea Captain’s also offers a breakfast buffet so you can get your fill on all the best brunch bites. It gets busy at Sea Captian’s, be sure to call for a reservation.

Tupelo Honey

3042 Howard Ave | (843) 315-3780

You can brunch all day long at Tupelo Honey in the Market Common. Try favorites like their Shoo Mercy Omelet, with fried green tomatoes, pickled jalapenos, pimento cheese, and smoked ham, or something sweeter like their Pecan Pie pancakes. And brunch just isn’t complete unless you’re sipping on a mimosa or Bloody Mary! Enjoy the Queen Mary Bloody Mary served with a strip of bacon, pickled green bean and jalapeno, and a delicious shrimp! 

Blueberry’s Grill

7931 N Kings Hwy | (843) 945-4588

New to the Myrtle Beach area is Blueberry’s Grill, and they are coming in HOT with their overloaded breakfast and brunch menu! Open daily from 6 am – 3 pm you can enjoy south classics like Chicken & Waffles and the Southeast Dixie (a pork chop served with two eggs). Shake it up and try something new like one of their French Beignets or the Lowcountry omelet.

The Famous Toastery

2005 Oakheart Rd | (843) 796-4433

If you’re looking for a menu with everything but the kitchen sink, you’ll find it at the Famous Toastery! This place boasts a hefty brunch menu with options like Stuffed French Toast, the Avacado Omelet, Huevos Rancheros, and their Famous Hash! They also have a menu dedicated to Brunch Cocktails, yes you read that right! Indulge in a Peach Bellini, a classic Bloody Mary, an Irish Coffee, and more.

Hot Stacks Cafe

9707 N Kings Hwy | (843) 497-7091

Another newbie to Myrtle Beach, Hot Stacks Cafe has an amazing menu with tons of things to try and share during brunch. Not only can you get a stack of hotcakes, but you can also stack their waffles and French toast too! If you’re looking for something a little more savory, try one of their bowls like the Trash-Hash Bowl filled with hash browns, corned beef hash, scrambled eggs, jalapenos, green peppers, onions, and topped off with sausage gravy –YUM! Open daily from 6:30 am – 1:30 pm.

 

Want to stay close to Sea Crest? Check out our favorite spots to brunch near Sea Crest