Do you long for the days when you could get excited by the simple things? Do you want to feel like a kid again? Well, if you are heading to Myrtle Beach for your next vacation, then you definitely need to take a look at the huge number of attractions there that can make you feel all those same emotions that you had as a kid. Remember feeling excited, breathless, over-the-top hyper and simply ecstatic because you got to go do something that you have never done before? That’s exactly what you will be feeling when you go to an attraction that makes you feel like a kid. Luckily, Myrtle Beach has a ton of those attractions available. In fact, there are far too many attractions in Myrtle Beach that make you feel like kid for us to list here. You would spend the next year or so reading about them. Instead, we have narrowed them down into 12 the best attraction categories for adults who want to feel like kids, or even if you have kids of your own.
These attractions are exciting, perfectly safe and give you thrills like no other. Just about anyone can go on these attractions, and if you have kids, you can take them to any of the attractions on this list. That’s terrific because one of the ways in which you can feel like a kid again is seeing a new adventure through the eyes of your children. So let’s get started and take a look at these 12 amazing attractions that will take any adult back to the time of their childhood and give them the same thrills and sense of adventure that they felt as a kid.
If you want to stay cool and don’t mind heights, then you may want to try parasailing. Fly through the air and feel like Superman in Myrtle Beach with parasailing companies that make it easy for you to fly safely and without a great deal of skill. In fact, once you go through their tutorial course, you will be able to climb into your parasail and take off in the boat and you’ll be in the air in no time. There is no feeling like being unhindered and flying through the air at top speeds with the water just beneath you.
An escape room can be a really fun experience, especially if they are done correctly. Myrtle Beach has some of the best escape rooms ever created. Myrtle Beach Room Escape and Break Out Myrtle Beach are just a couple of the escape rooms that are available in this area, and you will feel like a real investigator when you go there and try to solve a murder and catch a serial killer, figuring out all the clues to get out of the room or play any of the other themed games that are there. You simply cannot find a better mystery solving experience than one of the Myrtle Beach escape rooms that are available.
You might not have played laser tag since you were a kid, or perhaps not at all. But if you haven’t been, laser tag is one of the most fun experiences of all childhood. You get suited up in the laser suit, and issued a pistol, and then you go to town against the opponents with your own friends or family is your teammates. No one gets hurt and you hide behind barriers and try to take out the other team before they take you out. This is one of the most family-friendly experiences in Myrtle Beach, and it is one of the places that you will have the most fun during your entire vacation.
Remember how prevalent and popular skating rinks were in the 90s? Well, Myrtle Beach has some great skating rinks that you can visit and reminisce about the good old days. Just like skating when you’re a teenager, music will be playing and lights will be flashing and you will get to shoot the duck and do couple skating – with your significant other if you brought them – as well as perform all of the other skating maneuvers that you did as a teenager. Strap on a pair of skates and hit the rink because there is no better place to reminisce than the skating rinks in Myrtle Beach.
Most kids love horses and most adults wish that they owned one. But you have to have property, hay, straw and a whole bunch of other stuff to own a horse. Luckily, you don’t need any of that stuff to ride one in their stables in Myrtle Beach that will set you up with the perfect course and take you out on a trail ride so that you will remember your childhood and experience the fun of pretending you are a cowboy again. If you have never been on a horse, don’t worry because they offer lessons and you will help you to feel comfortable riding on the horse.
Going to the arcade is quite an experience these days. Arcades are not like they were when you were a teenager. These days, arcades have the latest technology including 3D virtual reality technology that will make you think you are actually in the game. If you have not been to an arcade lately, then you definitely need to visit one and this is the perfect place to take your kids because they are going to be able to show you around and take you on a tour of the best games out there.
A haunted house attraction isn’t for everyone, but for those who want some cool scares, haunted houses can be one of the best places to visit. While not all of the haunted houses are available year-round, there are several you can visit Myrtle Beach. These houses range from cheap thrills to some serious scares, so you should talk to people in charge before you go in, especially if you have a medical condition that should not be exacerbated or young children.
What’s better than pirates? There are several pirate shows to be part of in Myrtle Beach, including a dinner show at Pirate’s Voyage Dinner & Show and pirate minigolf. If you are a fan of pirates, there are plenty of ways that you can get your groove on without ending up in Davy Jones’ locker of boring. Just take a look around Myrtle Beach for all of the pirate attractions that are out there.
Zooming along a zip line will make you feel like a superhero, and you will definitely feel like a kid again when you check out some of the biggest zip lines in the world right here in Myrtle Beach. Most people have never had the experience of getting on a zip line, and that is unfortunate because it can be life-changing. If you have never been zipping along with nothing holding you but the line above you, then you’re not really living. Check out the Grand Strand’s ziplines as well as the Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure and you will find yourself having more fun than you ever thought possible as an adult. The zip lines will definitely make you feel like a kid again.
Visiting some of the weirdest museums in the country can be done in the Myrtle Beach area. One example is the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum. This is one of the attractions that get people to come from around the world to check out some of the things that were featured on the television show as well as things that have never been shown to the world. You will have a unique experience by visiting this museum and you will see things that you will tell your friends about for years to come. This is one of the preeminent Myrtle Beach attractions, and you can bring the whole family. Another great Museum to visit is the Wonderworks building where everything is upside down. They also have an incredible dinner show that you will love.
If you want nostalgia, then there is no better way than with the tribute concert. Did you ever get a chance to see Elvis Presley in concert? Well now you can and you will be able to imagine that you are almost at his show having traveled through some kind of Time Machine. You can also check out tunes from a Brooks & Dunn cover band if you are into country as well as some of the other tribute bands that play on stages around Myrtle Beach. All of the classics are here if you know where to look for them. Just a few of the acts that you will find include Buddy Holly, Michael Jackson, Rod Stewart, the Rat Pack, Marilyn Monroe, Steven Tyler and the Blues Brothers at the Legends in Concert building.
Zoos and Aquariums
Don’t forget to visit the zoos and aquariums that are located around Myrtle Beach. This area has some of the best zoos as well as incredible aquariums with marvelous sea creatures and you can check them all out if you look them up on the internet. Most of them also feature awesome interactive stops for the kids to learn from and enjoy.
Myrtle Beach is definitely a great spot to relax and feel like a kid again or take a nice family vacation to. Check out all our Myrtle Beach timeshare vacation packages if you’re looking a good deal on your next hotel stay. Our top Myrtle Beach promo is below: