The Family Kingdom Amusement Park is a popular attraction for families with small children that visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is not specifically for young children, but it is certainly geared toward kids much more so than many larger parks like Six Flags in Atlanta that are known rather for their large roller coasters and thrill rides. You can take the entire family or a group of friends to Family Kingdom in Myrtle Beach, not spend a lot of money, and still have a fantastic time enjoying something of an old-fashioned park by the ocean. Besides the wooden roller coaster, the largest Ferris wheel in South Carolina, the adjacent water park, and the wide variety of other rides, you will also be able to treat your group to all kinds of food, beverages, and festival games.
You can find the Family Kingdom Amusement Park at Ocean Boulevard and 3rd Avenue South, east of Route 17 on the water. This is an awesome part of the city where you will have at your disposal a range of restaurants, bars, hotels, and clubs. You can make a full weekend or week of your trip in this very area, as there are tons of accommodations along gorgeous stretches of beach, lots of golf, water activities galore, and of course, Family Kingdom in Myrtle Beach. Many of the luxury hotels in the area offer daycare services, so in the event you treat the kids to a day at the park, you can treat yourself out to a night out enjoying a wonderful dinner and show or other nightlife on the Grand Strand. This amusement park in Myrtle Beach is one that the youngsters will not soon forget.
The fun starts with rides like the Slingshot Drop Zone (a popular attraction for older kids and teens, as well as adults) and the go-kart tracks and other kids’ areas for the toddlers. Whether you have teenagers or toddlers, you will be able to find plenty of rides that appeal to everyone in your group. The wooden roller coaster, the Swamp Fox, is a massive thrill ride that will excite the most daring in the group. For the young kids, check out the miniature locomotive that meanders through the park and drops you off at the various attractions. There is plenty of food, both fair food and decent restaurants at the Family Kingdom Amusement Park as well, so you won’t have to worry about anyone getting cranky because of being hungry or thirsty.
The adjacent water park at Family Kingdom in Myrtle Beach is another very popular attraction in the city, that is suitable for kids, but not nearly as geared completely toward the children as is the amusement park. Enjoy thrilling, tall slides, intermediate rides, as well as cool attractions like a 450-foot river with waterfalls and whirlpools. This oceanfront amusement park in Myrtle Beach is awesome because you are within close proximity of all the attractions around the beach, as well as the beach itself. It is very cheap to get in, so a lot of people roll off the beach, cool off at the water park for a couple of hours, and then head back out to work on the tan. The amusement park and the water park are great destinations in Myrtle for adults and kids alike.
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