4 Fun Kid Activities for the Beach

4 Fun Kid Activities for the Beach

Summer for kids means that it’s time for your annual trip to North Myrtle Beach. North Myrtle Beach is a great place that your family can enjoy year after year and spend as much time in the sand. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep your family close to where the fun in the sun happens. We have come up with 4 fun kid activities for the beach below.

Do You Wanna Build a Sandman?

4 Fun Kid Activities for the Beach

Think of the snow, think of the cooler weather as your kids build their very own “snowman” out of sand. What a fun activity this can be for kids of all ages to build or build a family of sand people. All you will need is a few sand buckets, several shovels, seashells, driftwood and imagination. Take a picture of each child with their sandman and frame them when you get home.

Play Musical Towels

Play a classic game with the kids by playing musical towels on the beach. Bring your small radio or a smartphone with speakers so you can jam to some tunes. Make sure before you head to the beach for the day that you have enough towels for everyone to play. Then once you are on the sand, lay the towels to make a circle, then it’s time to play musical towels. What a fun way to spend the day and have a good time with the kids!

Tic-Tac-Toe, Three in a Row

4 Fun Kid Activities for the Beach

Just like the game that you play with the kids indoors can now be played outdoors on the sand. This is the best way to enjoy your time on the beach by playing this game with the kids or letting them play on their own. All you need to have is a stick or a shell to draw the boxes for the game and to use to make the X or O. You can always keep a tally on who wins each time the game is played and give the winner a small prize.

Wait, Is That Skeeball?

Yes, this game is normally found in an arcade or on the boardwalk but can now be found on the beach. Make your own skeeball game in the sand by making a small lane and digging about 10 holes into the sand. You will want to make sure that this is in the shape of a triangle for you to be able to play the game right. Also, make sure that you have a small ball that can be used as the “skeeball” to roll down your lane. Keep a tally of who gets the most points and just have a great time playing together with the family!

There are many other things that your kids would love to do on the beach, but we wanted to mention these. If you still haven’t made you reservations for your next North Myrtle Beach family vacation, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and your family as you make new memories together on the sand!

Don’t Miss These July 4th Events in North Myrtle Beach

Don't Miss These July 4th Events in North Myrtle Beach

Are you and your family heading to Myrtle Beach this week for the 4th of July? If the answer is yes, then we have to tell you about the local events you don’t want to miss. Staying in one of our North Beach vacation rentals will keep you close to where the action is at. Let’s look at a few of the local events that you can go to while you are on vacation below.

Independence Day Race

Don't Miss These July 4th Events in North Myrtle Beach

For many families local or visitors, they love to get involved in a themed race every holiday. Come and help celebrate the 10th Annual Myrtle Beach Independence Day 5K race this year happening at the Market Common. The race begins at 7:30 am and each runner will receive a race shirt and a post-run breakfast from Bojangles. If you don’t think that you will be able to complete the 3.1 miles, then why not do the 1-mile run. What a great way to get in your daily steps or exercise while you are on vacation.  

It’s a Flyover

If you happen to be staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, then you will not want to miss this next event. The 10th Annual Salute from the Shore will be happening on the 4th of July and will take off from Cherry Grove around 1:00 pm. This is something that the armed forces do to help celebrate the birth of our country. They will be flying from Cherry Grove all the way to Hilton Head Island. Don’t miss this fun event that is free for everyone to enjoy as they fly over the beach.

Firework Display

Don't Miss These July 4th Events in North Myrtle Beach

For many families, coming to the beach during the week of July 4th has been a tradition for years. If you are close to Cherry Grove Pier, then you don’t want to miss the firework show that they will be putting on this year. You are sure to get the best seat possible from the beach as your family sits in awe over the display. Make sure that this is a family tradition that sticks for years to come as you come celebrate this festive holiday with us.

While there are many other local events that are taking place during the week, these are the few we thought you’d enjoy. If you still haven’t made you family vacation plans but would like to visit the beach, now is the time. We at North Beach Vacations hope that your family has a safe and wonderful 4th of July!