How to Have the Most Fun at Myrtle Beach Family Kingdom

With more than 38 thrilling rides, bumper cars, go-kart tracks, and even a wet & wild waterpark, Family Kingdom Amusement Park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is the perfect place to enjoy some fun in the sun. The 13-acre park has been in business for more than 40 years and is home to the historic Swamp Fox wooden roller coaster, one of only 122 wooden roller coasters operating in North America. Just a short drive from Seaside Vacations, visitors of all ages can experience a day of thrills, fun, and excitement in the heart of Myrtle Beach! Here are some of our favorite things to do at Myrtle Beach Family Kingdom.

Spend a Day at Myrtle Beach Family Kingdom

Take on the Rides

Family Kingdom features a variety of amusement park favorites, including the Tilt-A-Whirl, SlingShot, Scrambler, and small coasters, but is most famous for its signature rides. The thrilling O.D. Hopkins Log Flume is fun for riders of all ages, and the awesome Pistolero Roundup laser target shooting dark ride was the first of its kind produced by the American manufacturer Sally Corporation. The Giant Wheel features round open gondolas that take riders to a height of more than 100 feet and features stunning views of Myrtle Beach and the Atlantic. Be sure to stop by the park’s classic carousel, which was built in 1923 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company and features horses cast from the manufacturer’s original molds.

Visit Splashes Oceanfront Water Park

Located just across the street from the amusement park, Splashes is one of the best water parks in Myrtle Beach and offers a breathtaking backdrop of the Atlantic. A trip to this park is a great way to cool off on a hot summer day, where guests can enjoy water flumes, speed slides, a 425-foot long lazy river, fountains, waterfalls, kiddie pools, and more.

Enjoy Discount Prices

Family Kingdom Amusement Park is one of the few remaining admission-free parks in the United States and gives guests the chance to watch family and friends at no cost. The park also provides free entertainment like clowns, magicians, jugglers, and face painters. If you’re planning to take on the rides, visitors can purchase tickets for individual rides or pick up an all day unlimited ride wristband for either park. You’ll also get a discount when you buy a combo ticket to both parks! Feel free to enjoy the waterpark one day and the amusement park another day, or visit both on the same day for one low price. Don’t forget to check their website for more fun deals and coupons!

Come Home to Seaside Vacations!

Before you start planning your trip to the park, be sure to book your stay at one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals! Our gorgeous homes have all of the comfort and luxury you’ll need after an exciting day, and our close proximity to the best area attractions including Broadway at the Beach, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, and the famous Skywheel guarantee a vacation to remember. We can’t wait to hear about what you discover on the Grand Strand!

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