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Things To Do In North Myrtle Beach

Year after year, visitors return to North Myrtle Beach to enjoy endless activities and the warm Carolina sunshine, surrounded by crisp waters and limitless things to do. North Myrtle Beach is part of the "The Grand Strand" area, where couples and families flock to enjoy shopping, dining, entertainment, and golfing all year round.

Let Avista Resort serve as your gateway to the best activities and sights the area has to offer. This stunning oceanfront North Myrtle Beach hotel puts relaxation within your reach and when you're finished unwinding on the beach and ready for some fun, you're sure to find something for the whole family just around the corner. Here, you'll uncover everything from championship golf to children's programs, dinner theaters, theme parks, and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures.

For more tips on what to see in North Myrtle Beach, please browse our helpful links and dropdowns below. And when you've decided on what things to do, click here to see our great North Myrtle Beach hotel specials.


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Starting Monday July 19th!

Have you or your child been dreaming of becoming a mermaid? Now you can with our fun and unique classes and swimmable mermaid tails! We offer our classes for a one of a kind of vacation experience. Shark fins are also available for the little shark in your family! We have something for everyone and look forward to having you become a part of our Merworld!

Mermaid & Shark Adventure Swim is hosted at our oceanfront pool complex on Mondays from 9-10am and 10-11am for $30 per person for a 1 Hour session. Includes tail instruction, underwater obstacle course, treasure hunt, synchronized mermaid movements, and more! Arm floaties are available.

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Looking for the perfect way to unwind on your vacation? Uncork the sweeter side of North Myrtle Beach, SC at Duplin Winery, makers of America's favorite Muscadine wine. Grab a glass and not only taste some of the most delicious wine, but watch the bottling process, relax in the courtyard, or shop in the retail store for Duplin Gourmet, wine accessories, and other souvenirs to take home. Wine tastings are available to add to your reservation. 

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Experience a one-hour adventure that begins at the dock, where Blackbeard's crew will transform all the little mates into little buccaneers including face painting, pirate attire, and even a cool pirate name. They will sail off to find Blackbeard's treasure and protect the ship from other fearsome pirates.

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Have a myrtle beach adventure. Take a tour of the coastline with Myrtle Beach Dolphin Cruises. Not only with you get to cruise along the beautiful ocean, but you get to watch as dolphins follow along behind. It's a fun experience that the whole family can enjoy.

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It’s showtime! A new dimension of family fun hits Broadway at the Beach with a first-of-its-kind attraction—The Simpsons in 4D. This all-new experience features Springfield’s Aztec Theater and Kwik-E-Mart. Guests will rub elbows with the town’s popular residents including America’s favorite family, The Simpsons. This ticketed attraction includes a fully themed lobby and theater experience. Guests join Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and the youngest Simpsons, Maggie in a new 4D Experience® adventure. Next visit the immersive, fully themed iconic convenience store, which sells a wide array of products including Buzz Cola, Heat-Lamp Hot Dogs, and Lard Lad Donuts. Guests can quench their thirst by choosing from a tasty selection of show-inspired Squishee flavors. In addition to these Springfield staples, the Kwik-E-Mart offers a variety of food and beverage options, as well as unique The Simpsons merchandise.

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The Alabama Theatre's exciting productions are the highlight of family vacations with ONE The Show delivering America's best music, dance, and comedy from February through October. In November and December, the South's Grandest Christmas Show brings the joy of the Holiday Season to the stage. When our all-star cast takes a night off, Guest Artist Concerts showcase the biggest names in Country, Motown, Pop, and Comedy.

For more information about shows, ticket prices, or general information, check our website at www.alabama-theatre.com or call our Box Office at 843-272-1111!

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Legend's in Concert's state-of-the-art theater is located conveniently in the heart of Myrtle Beach at Broadway at the Beach. Visitors not only get to experience the World's Greatest Live Tribute Show but can also indulge in the bountiful and wide selection of shopping, attractions, and dining choices located right next door to the theater. Each season features a new lineup of tributes to today and yesterday's greatest musical legends; all backed by a hot live band and electrifying dancers. For More Information, please Click Here or call 843-238-7827.

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Depending on the ages and inclinations of your family members, either of these dinner theater-style shows may be appropriate and fun for the whole family. The Carolina Opry is a world-famous musical variety show with comedy acts, musical performances, and dance numbers in styles ranging from country, to rock n' roll, to bluegrass, and more!

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MYRTLE WAVES AND FAMILY KINGDOM

FAMILY KINGDOM: The exciting Family Kingdom has received national accolades. Family Kingdom was listed in the top five U.S. amusement parks by a 2007 TripAdvisor survey. Admission is free, although each ride requires a separate small payment. Entertainers such as stilt walkers, magicians, clowns, balloon sculptors, jugglers, and face painters roam the park and perform for free. 

 

 

 

SOAR + EXPLORE

SOAR + EXPLORE: This place is a favorite among families who love the outdoors. Soar + Explore has prepared several adventures for visitors, including themed rope courses and zip lines set 50 feet above the ground.

 

 

 

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MYRTLE WAVES:  One of the largest water parks on the East Coast, Myrtle Waves with dozens of rides and attractions, cabana rentals, shopping, and family-friendly dining. Featuring tube slides, water slides, the FlowRider, and the area's largest wave pool, Myrtle Waves is fun for everyone!

 

 

 

WONDERWORKS

 WONDERWORKS: This indoor entertainment park is considered a major attraction in the area where vacationers can take in over 100 exhibits, including a virtual roller coaster and hurricane-force winds. Visit WonderWorks if you need a break from the sun or looking for family-friendly nightly entertainment.