• Laiken James

11 Reasons Your Kids will Love Myrtle Beach


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.

You're little ones will love Myrtle Beach! There's tons to do that will catch and keep their interest. Whether they are building the biggest sandcastle, saying hello to their sea pals at the aquarium, or seeing a magic show, they are sure to have a fun time on their beach vacation. Here's a list of ways to create their best vacation during their stay in Myrtle Beach:


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.

See the Sea Creatures at Ripley's Aquarium

It's no secret that we love our sea creatures at Grand Palms Resort. And it's a no brainer why Ripley's Aquarium is one of our favorite places to visit! Ripley's Aquarium is located at Broadway at the Beach, an entertainment and dining complex that features restaurants, rides, shops and the 85,000 square-foot Ripley's Aquarium. Ripley's Aquarium is an educational and adventurous place for the whole family to learn about and discover aquatic life. Read more about what you can experience at Ripley's Aquarium in our full article, Celebrate National Aquarium Month by Visiting Ripley’s Aquarium.


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.
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Explore the Wonders at WonderWorks

WonderWorks is a unique gem, its full of wonderful oddities and interactive exhibits that will challenge your mind and spark your imagination! WonderWorks is a Grand Palms Resort preferred partner meaning you'll receive a discount when you purchase your tickets from the Front Desk. Read more about all the things you can do at WonderWorks in our full article, The Upside-Down Fun House, WonderWorks.


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.

Magic, Laughing, and Dancing at Wonders Theatre

Looking for a night of magic, dancing, laughs and wonders?! You'll find it all at Wonders Theatre! Wonders Theatre is a Grand Palms Resort preferred partner meaning you'll receive a discount if you use the code "GRANDPALMS" when you purchase your tickets. Learn more about the family-friendly experience at the Wonders Magic Show in our full article, Wonders Theatre - Enjoy a Night Full of Magic, Dancing, Laughs and More!


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.
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Take in the Sights and Sounds of Broadway at the Beach

The most popular vacation destination in Myrtle Beach is Broadway at the Beach. There are plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained. Broadway at the Beach is home to Ripley’s Aquarium, WonderWorks, Wonders Theatre, Pavilion Fun Park, Dave & Busters, IT'SUGAR, and much more!


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort
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Savannah's Playground at The Market Common

We know there are a week’s vacation worth of activities and amusements here on the Grand Strand, but they usually require you to shell out some admission fees and extra cash for tickets and food and photos and souvenirs. Savannah’s Playground, located lakeside behind The Market Common’s Crabtree Gym, is like no other playground in the area. The free park is an enabling playground, featuring ADA-approved equipment and structures for children of all abilities and disabilities – and for children's' enjoyment of all ages.


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.
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Make a Crazy Sweet Milkshake at The Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar

You can’t beat this O.G. milkshake bar, located inside 810 Billiards & Bowling at The Market Common. Come for the shakes, stay for the fun in a great family-friendly place that also features bowling, pool tables, an arcade, indoor mini golf, darts, shuffleboard and a full restaurant & bar.

A visit to The Crazy Mason Myrtle Beach is the perfect way to end a day while you’re on vacation and the best spot in town to grab a sweet treat to get you through the week!


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Embark on a Pirate's Voyage

Pirate’s Voyage provides a dining experience unlike any other, enjoy a night full of laughter, suspense, and excitement from their pirate performances. Known as one of The Most Fun Place to Eat™ in Myrtle Beach, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show invites you to join the most famous pirate, Blackbeard, and his quartermaster, Calico Jack, as they lead the Crimson and Sapphire crews in a battle on land, on deck, in water and high above full-sized pirate ships in an indoor hideaway lagoon. Be amazed by beautiful mermaids, tropical birds, and much more all while you enjoy a fabulous four-course feast. Read more about what you can experience at Pirate's Voyage in our full article, Embark on a Pirate's Voyage.


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.

Take a Swing at Putt Putt

Swing by one of our local putt putt courses. Try these courses that offer special discounts for Grand Palms Resort guests:

You also have access to relaxing amenities onsite, including the Putting Green (next to the Activity Center). Access a full list of our Golf offerings in our Welcome Magazine.


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.

Build a Sandcastle at the Beach

Sandcastles are a classic beach vacation tradition, so grab your bright plastic pail and shovel and get to building! The best part is, you have an endless amount of resources aka sand and water.

Thanks to our complimentary beach shuttles, they will take you to and from the beach without the hassle. Read more about our complimentary beach shuttle service in our article, Complimentary Shuttle Rides to the Beach and More.


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.
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Brookgreen Gardens & Lowcountry Zoo

At Brookgreen Gardens, there is something for everyone to enjoy. They have beautiful botanical gardens, American sculpture, rich history, and a zoo. There are many different exhibits that happen year round appealing to all different types of vacationers, age groups and family members. They even have a children's garden and hands on activities for the little ones to enjoy! Read more about the full experience at Brookgreen Gardens in our article, Brookgreen Gardens: An Activity the Whole Family will Enjoy.


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.

Amenities at Grand Palms Resort

All of our amenities are included and available to all of our guests. Upon check-in you receive a recreation pass which grants access to all of the Resort Amenities. Enjoy our Complimentary Shuttle Service, Indoor Pool, Outdoor Pool, Lazy River, Kiddie Pool, Fitness Center, Hot Tubs, Poolside Event Center, Activity Center and more. We also offer lots of activities and special events throughout the year. You can stay up-to-date with the latest season’s activities with the Activity Calendar in the Welcome Magazine which can be found on our website. *Some activities and amenities require a nominal fee.


Stay With Us at Grand Palms Resort

All of these venues are just a short drive from Grand Palms Resort. To reserve your vacation call 888-913-4477 and one of our friendly reservation representatives will be happy to help you plan your perfect stay.


Kids will enjoy their Myrtle Beach vacation at Grand Palms Resort, formerly Plantation Resort.

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