1004 S. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC, US, 29577
- Phone: (843) 626-4656
- Fax: (843) 946-9956
The Pleasant Hill is a celebrated boarding site, precisely situated at the Myrtle Beach in the Horry County of South Carolina. Its construction was completed in 1927. The in is established on a land area of less than one acre. Predominantly a wood frame construct, the lodge is a two-story structure. The two story full facade porches add up to the aesthetics. The Inn stays registered on the National Register of Historic Places.
Zip on over to Adrenaline Adventures newest attraction in Myrtle Beach. Take in the unparalleled view of the beach and surrounding Five Points area from over forty five feet in the air. Guests climb the stairs to the launch tower and strap into their gear before hurling over six hundred feet to the next tower at close to forty miles per hour. Six side-by-side ziplines ensure that friends and family can all join in on the fun.
Now you can not only watch a movie, but you can be part of it at the same time. The 3-D moving theatre lets you feel every bump, twist, turn and dive. Movies such as Glacier Run will make you glad your seat is bolted to the floor. This experience is not recommended for people who experience motion sickness, have heart problems or don't like fast rides.
At this oceanfront family amusement park there are a multitude of "thrill" rides such as bumper cars, go carts, the Swamp Fox Roller Coaster and Sling Shot that free falls 110-feet. There are also kiddie rides as well as a water park with lazy river, slides, waterfalls and flumes. Check the website for annual open and close dates. Admission to Family Kingdom is free, but passes are required for the water park or the amusement park rides. Hours of operation vary (check website) and inclement weather rules apply. Refreshments are available for purchase. Parking is on site. -Natasha Lawrence
With 30 rides in a 20-acre park, you're in for a very wet, fun day. More adventurous slides include the 10-story Turbo-Twisters and the Pipeline Plunge. For the more sedate, there is the LayZee River and the Ocean in Motion. Admission includes all day rides, optional life vest, free parking, tubes, showers and changing facilities. Special discounts for groups. Check the website or call ahead to know more.
This beautiful facility has 100,800 square feet of exhibit hall space that can broken down into three separate halls. The total floor space can accommodate 10,000 people and 522 booths. The grand ballroom has 16,890 square feet and can accommodate up to 1672 people. There are also two smaller meeting rooms on two levels. On-site food and beverage services are available. One special feature of this center is Whaling Wall No49 by environmentalist artist Wyland. It depicts Right Whales, the most endangered of the species.
The NASCAR SpeedPark has 26 acres of fun. It includes eight racing tracks, 36 holes of miniature golf, the SpeedDome arcade, a rock climbing wall, simulators, a store and dining. The tracks have fun names such as The Qualifier, The Intimidator and Thunder Road and each one gives you the feel of real racing. The most difficult, the Competitor, lets drivers race half-scale NASCAR cars on a 36-ft wide, oval track with steep banks. You must be 52 inches tall to drive most of the cars. Ticket prices vary by attraction. Call ahead for varying dates.
Located at Broadway at the Beach entertainment and dining complex, Dragon's Lair offers a few hours of challenging miniature golfing experience on two courses with varying difficulty. With an imaginative theme of magic and fire-breathing dragons, the whole family will enjoy walking winding pathways, exploring story-book structures and gardens, terrain, tunnels and bridges. There's even scary sounds and animated creatures. A volcano "erupts" every half hour. Everyone can feed the ducks and fish around the lake. Food is available at coin-operated feed stations. Hours may change or remain open later according to weather and season. Admission: USD9 before 6pm, USD10 after 6pm and USD15 for all day play. Visit the website for more information. There is a link to printable discount coupons. - Natasha Lawrence
Visitors of all ages won't be able to resist this curiously odd, three-story structure that appears upside down from the outside. Entertaining, scientific and educational, the ceiling of the lobby, which is decorated as the floor, hints at the fun that lays ahead for the inquisitive visitor. Children and adults will find exhibits and displays, simulators, physical tests of endurance and games of fun and creativity. For example, experience the force of 84-miles per hour winds in the Hurricane Shack, generate electricity by bike pedaling, lay on a bed of nails, feel the coldness of water 28-degrees Fahrenheit that passengers of the Titanic felt, ride a simulated roller coaster ride, make giant bubbles in the Bubble Lab or try your hand at landing the shuttle. There are a few restrictions on height and footwear for certain activities. A small gift shop and food concession counter are in the lobby. - Natasha Lawrence
A magical adventure for kids eight and above, MagiQuest is a live action role playing game in which players embark on quests to solve mysteries. Armed with a special wand that activates creatures and opens treasure chests, players are rewarded with runes for completing quests, which then allows them to access more challenging quests. The game requires some thinking and problem solving, but it's all in fun. The basic wands are purchased and registered to a specific player at the MagiQuest store for about USD20. The MagiQuest game requires going up and down different floors (by elevator or stairs); weekends and holidays will find plenty of kids running around. Those who have completed all the quests are known as MagiMasters, and take oaths to help others. A package example is 90 minutes of adventure time, classic wand and topper for USD35. Returning visitors with wands are USD20 for 90 minutes of play (and up). See the website for more information.
Ripley's Aquarium is located at Broadway at the Beach. Move through a see-through tunnel while fish and sharks swim all around you. See ray sharks, dive shows, marine education presentations, creatures from the Amazon rain forest, octopus, sea dragons and thousands of colorful fish. Touch horseshoe crabs and rays. You can buy family, season and business passes, and the aquarium can be rented for business meetings. The Polynesian Review, an evening of food, dancing and hula lessons, is held Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30p to 10p. Sunday Brunch is 9a to 2p.
Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, Jurassic Golf is a great place to spend a couple of hours either during the day or at night. You'll swear you've been transported to Jurassic Park itself. There are two colorful, interesting 18-hole courses with dinosaurs and other reptiles that squawk and hiss and plenty of jungle to play through and around. One course has more obstacles than the other and can be considerably more frustrating for younger children. Both are a very entertaining. Cost is $6 for adults; children under 4 free.