Situated 188 miles from the hustle and bustle of Charlotte, North Myrtle Beach is one of the closest vacation spots and a hidden gem along Highway 74. Equipped with all of the characteristics of a traditional beach vacation spot, such as golden sands and expansive seas, Seaside Vacations extends and enhances this experience for families. For guests looking to tuck away with their families for a quiet, family-friendly getaway, traveling from Charlotte to North Myrtle Beach is a perfect choice. Plus, with our 10 pet-friendly rentals, Seaside Vacations caters to families with children of all breeds.
Family-Friendly Activities To Consider When Traveling from Charlotte to North Myrtle Beach
The Drive: Charlotte to North Myrtle Beach
The commute from Charlotte to North Myrtle Beach is a three and a half hour drive via US-74 or a 50-minute flight. But for those guests seeking the full family vacation experience, roadtrippin’ it is the only way to go. Because who doesn’t want to hear their dad try to sing along to today’s top hits? So, pack up the car, put on the fam’s favorite playlist or play some good old fashioned road trip games and enjoy venturing away from the chaos of the city. Once you’ve arrived in North Myrtle Beach, check into your Seaside Vacations rental and enjoy your stay with some of the suggestions below.
While staying with Seaside, guests have the opportunity to relax on North Myrtle Beach’s strip of the Grand Strand. North Myrtle Beach’s placement along the 60-mile Grand Strand makes it home to some of the best beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. The sand is golden, the water is blue and, according to averages, stays relatively warm year round. Even in the dead of January, the water temperature averages 51 degrees, and in the busy summer season, water temperatures stay around 80 degrees. Guests can even rent chairs and umbrellas for an affordable rate from North Myrtle Beach Parks and Recreation. Pets are also allowed in North Myrtle Beach in accordance with leash laws. Book your umbrella and chair rental package online today and save time when you arrive!
North Myrtle Beach offers visitors a chance to get closer than ever to wildlife. One of North Myrtle Beach’s most highly-rated activities is Alligator Adventure, which features live alligator feeding and handling shows. It also functions as a sanctuary for animals ranging from gators to squirrel monkeys. Admission for this educational, fun, and fascinating experience is $16.99 for children and $24.99 for adults. If reptiles aren’t your thing, head on over to T.I.G.E.R.S Preservation Station to view adult and baby tigers for free.
North Myrtle’s beachfront location is the ideal spot to eat freshly-caught seafood. The seafood is so good, in fact, that 3,344 TripAdvisor users awarded Flying Fish Public Market and Grill 4.5 stars. From seafood nachos to the soft shell crab BLT, Flying Fish uses their fresh catches to put a spin on some of your favorite foods. On your way back to your Seaside rental, stop at Melt Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt (which, according to Yelp!, is the “best ice cream in North Myrtle/Cherry Grove. Period.”) to end your day on a sweet note. For those wishing to taste all that North Myrtle Beach has to offer, check out our guide to the best restaurants In North Myrtle Beach.
Book Your Stay with Seaside Vacations
Ready to plan your getaway from Charlotte to North Myrtle Beach? We suggest checking out out The Earl, a pet-friendly property that is just steps from the beach. This rental home has more than enough space with three bedrooms and three bathrooms and is conveniently located just three miles from Main Street attractions. So pack up the whole family (don’t forget Fido!) and start on Highway 74 to begin your trek from Charlotte to North Myrtle Beach.