Things to do in South Carolina with kids

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Myrtle Beach
Features more than 30 rides including a thrilling wooden roller coaster and South Carolina's largest ferris wheel with one-of-a-kind views of the ocean. Splash down on our Log Flume, freefall 110 feet in our Slingshot Drop Zone, bounce a bit on our b...
Surfside Beach
24 Slides - Wipe Out Wave Pool - Lazy River Ride - Wallys Kiddie Lagoon - Adult Lounge Pool - Mini Golf - Go-Carts - Bumper Boats - Snack Bar - Gift Shop. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in South C...
North Charleston
Gallons of fun for all ages, Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark is located within North Charleston Wannamaker County Park and offers seasonal, island-style water play packed into over 15-acres.
Mount Pleasant
200-foot water slide - 16-foot otter slide - Sprays, geysers, and raindrop waterfalls - The Cyclone, a 10-minute swirling water ride - Recreational pool
Charleston
200-foot tube slide - 200-foot open slide - Caribbean play structure with slides, wheels, and sprays - 500-foot lazy river with an adventure channel featuring sprays and a waterfall - Leisure pool - open seasonally
Myrtle Beach
South Carolina's largest water park, presents 20 acres of swerves, curves, waves and chutes and more than one million gallons of water.
Duncan
2 flume slides, kiddie lagoon with loads of play features, plus lazy river and larger leisure pool for bigger kids with rustic pirate ship and water cannons.
Simpsonville
Featuring body and tube slides, flowrider, lazy river and a large children's splash pad play zone.
Greenville
Slides include 2 bodies, 1 tube and a tadpole slide for smaller folk, with other features including a zero entry leisure pool and interactive splash pad.
Columbia
From elephants and koalas to penguins and sharks, formal gardens to natural woodlands, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden promises new discoveries around every corner!
North Myrtle Beach
Live shows and feedings are also popular with visitors at this incredible facility, along with the many other animals housed there including literally hundreds of gators who can be up to 13ft in length and weigh 600lbs
Myrtle Beach
A $40 million, state-of-the-art, 87,000 square-foot aquarium experience, located at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is South Carolina's most visited attraction, where guests are entertained by some of the world's most beauti...
Myrtle Beach
located within 500 acres of private, carefully preserved, wooded property. Along winding trails, beneath shady trees you'll find over 100 species of animals, all treated like family. This zoo receives no state or government funding, just lots of T....
Charleston
You'll find the aquatic habitats of the state from rushing mountain streams through rivers, lakes and the saltmarsh, to the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. Along the way, encounters with river otters, snakes, turtles, birds, fish and sharks delight gue...
Edisto Island
You can view beautiful reptiles in both the indoor and outdoor facilities. Alligators and turtles swim and play in large outdoor ponds in the outdoor gardens, while other reptiles bask in the large indoor solarium.
Greenville
Where a world of wildlife can be experienced in one day!
Wellford
Home to over 500 animals, many of which roam freely inside large natural enclosures or on man-made islands. Try not to miss the Outback Safari where you are driven through 80 acres of free-roaming animals - some of which will eat right out your hand!
Columbia
The Carolina Children's Garden is comprised of two acres of themed gardens designed to inspire creative play and to encourage families to garden together in their own communities. It is open daily from 7:30 am until dusk; public programs and educati...
Awendaw
Offering a unique insight into the lives and spectacular abilities of more than 40 species of birds of prey, including eagles, hawks, owls, falcons, kites, and vultures. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with ...
Charleston
Horse-drawn carriage tour of Charleston - unforgetable experience for the kids
Isle of Palms
See wildlife... including dolphin, shore and wading birds, crabs, and other speciaes that thrive in this habitat.
Charleston
One hour fully narrated tours of the Historic District. City's only licensed guides in the Confederate uniform. Tours depart every 20 min. from our Barn. Clean restrooms and video entertainment while you wait. Easy boarding platforms.
Dillon
Bring along the whole family for fun at Pedroland Park! pedro has sometheeng for every juan, from ferris wheels to miniature golf
Myrtle Beach
Two great miniature golf courses with cascading waterfalls, trees, a castle and caverns to play up, over and down, there is plenty of opportunity to get in trouble and to have some laughs at the same time.
Myrtle Beach
Dare you get medieval with this challenging adventure golf course?!
Mount Pleasant
Go-Carts - Climbing Wall - Blackbeard’s Gemstone Mining - Jump Land - Indoor Play System (All Day) - Water Wars
Irmo
If your kids would enjoy gliding down an 18' Double Slide, racing through a 35' Obstacle Course, or challenging one another in our 5-in-1 Sports Combo, then Funzone is the place for you.
Greenville
Monkey Joes teaches kids to play with other kids while they run, jump, slide, climb and most important laugh until they drop.
Myrtle Beach
Fun center for all the family.
Columbia
Leapin' Lizards is Columbia's only Parent-Friendly Inflatable Play Center. There is a clever mixture of over-the-top fun for children and amenities appealing to parents.
Charleston
Their play area of wall-to-wall jumping, sliding, and bouncing fun features inflatable slides, jumps, and obstacle courses, guaranteed to keep your kids active, happy, and healthy.
Myrtle Beach
Featuring activities for all ages including laser tag, soft play, inflatables, roller skating and arcade. They also do great parties!
Charleston
Offers their trademarked standard of indoor play matched with their family restaurant. Play separated into Toddler, Kiddie and Skill Games areas.
Myrtle Beach
Exhibits will immerse children in exciting experiences, including the Kidz Medical Center, Doctor Molar's Dental Office, Learn to Drive VW, Bubble Mania, It's Electric, USS Kids-A-Float, Magic School Bus and More!
Mount Pleasant
Patriots Point would become one of the largest museums of its kind in the world with the addition of other ships such as the destroyer USS Laffey, known as The Ship That Would Not Die. The Treasury class Coast Guard cutter Ingham would join the Patri...
Rock Hill
The Settlemyre Planetarium, located at the Museum of York County, uses a sophisticated star projector and a domed ceiling to recreate the night sky at any time of the year. Using this projector and other audio and video systems we can simulate a tour...
Columbia
Four very large floors of exhibits cover South Carolina's art, history, natural history, and science and technology. The museum is located inside its largest artifact -- the historic Columbia Mills building, which opened in 1894 as the world's first ...
Charleston
Nine interactive exhibits, including a two-story Medieval Castle, a pirate ship and a dedicated Art Room, allow your children to explore the arts, sciences and humanities through their own hands-on experiences. Weekly classes expose children to the a...
Hilton Head Island
With indoor and outdoor exhibits, activity centers in the Sea Island Classroom, the History Time-line Exhibit, and Museum Store on-site, plus 11 different tours and cruises around the island, the Museum is a fantastic way to become familiar with the ...
Myrtle Beach
All of the actual, original and real exhibits are displayed in individually themed galleries at each one-of-a-kind museum. Eye-catching illusions, clever animation, intriguing video, and state-of-the-art effects serve to enhance each visitors already...
Greenwood
The Museum has over 30,000 artifacts in their collections, ranging from fossils to oriental textiles. Imagination is the only thing limiting how this rich resource can help educators in the classroom. A tour of the exhibits can stimulate creative wr...
Columbia
Unparalleled 67,000 square feet of turbo-charged learning and fun - the biggest children's museum in the South.
Greenville
With 80,000 square feet, they have 3 floors of interactive exhibits focused on arts, humanities, sciences, health, nutrition and the environment.
Greenville
Up to 40 model trains traversing the large city scene and mountains the reach over 12 feet tall across 3 levels of scenery.
Pickens
Great Country Park with the stunning Table Rock Mountain providing an unforgetable backdrop. The park has a visitors center near the main gate along S.C. 11, the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Highway.
Anderson
Great outdoor and wildlife recreation area in peaceful and tranquil surroundings
Greenville
Bike and hike trails, fishing, boating - canoe, pedal boat and kayak, adventure play, swimming and geocaching. Excellent for day visits and campers also welcome.
Greenville
A 17.5 mile multi use accessible trail suitable for hiking, biking and other non motorised travel with great views.
Greenville
A stunning public greenspace with the central point being a unique cantilevered bridge from which to observe the waterfall.
Myrtle Beach
7 Exciting tracks - 2 NASCAR Themed Miniature Golf Courses - NASCAR Silicon Motor Speedway - Kiddie Rides - Speed Bumper Boats

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near South Carolina with kids

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Splash Island Waterpark

Waterparks in Mount Pleasant

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Funzone for Kids

Indoor Play in Irmo

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Hollywild Animal Park

Zoos in Wellford

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Monkey Joes

Indoor Play in Greenville

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Riverbanks Zoo

Zoos in Columbia

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Settlemyre Planetarium

Museums in Rock Hill

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Family Kingdom

Theme Parks in Myrtle Beach

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Monkey Joes

Indoor Play in Charleston

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Greenville Zoo

Zoos in Greenville

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Shipwreck Cove Waterpark

Waterparks in Duncan

Fun places to visit in South Carolina with kids

South Carolina is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of South Carolina's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in South Carolina with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

South Carolina

There are so many fun places to go with kids in South Carolina - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in SC