Theme Parks in South Carolina
South Carolina has currently a number of exciting theme parks and thrill ride attractions in operation with ride ranging from classic family fun to modern thrills with top-notch technology. Whether you're part of a large group visiting or on your honeymoon, there is fun and adventure waiting for you at many entertaining attractions, theme parks and amusements. For those unafraid of heights, a trip to the East Coast's only 200-foot SkyWheel is a must.
A little friendly competition is always fun if it's kept on one of over 50 mini-golf courses, and a visit to area amusement parks for a thrilling ride on a rollercoaster always helps create fun memories. The wide variety of attractions and activities ensure that there is something for everyone to do, no matter the pace of your vacation.
There are few things to do in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina as exhilarating as rushing down the rails of a roller coaster, shooting into the sky via Sling Shot or coasting across the sky on a zip line. Beginning with Myrtle Beach Pavilion in 1948 and later including OD Pavilion Amusement Park, Family Kingdom Amusement Park and even the short-lived Hard Rock Park and Freestyle Music Park, the Grand Strand has a long history of entertaining riders of all ages.
Myrtle Waves Water Park, South Carolina's largest water park located in Myrtle Beach, SC, presents 20 acres of swerves, curves, waves and chutes and more than one million gallons of water. Excitement for their younger adventurers you can create memories together on any of these rides that are enjoyed by all ages. For your safety, rides have height, weight and size restrictions. Seating safety devices must close as intended by the ride manufacturer. Many children can ride several of our adult rides.
Carowinds is located adjacent to Interstate 77 on the boarder between North and South Carolina in Charlotte and Fort Mill. Their 398-acre thrill park includes 14 world-class roller coasters - including Fury 325, the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster. They are also home to over 50 rides, delicious food, Carolina culture, live shows, family attractions, Boomerang Bay Waterpark, Camp Wilderness Resort and the Planet Snoopy children's area.