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There’s a reason Myrtle Beach is such a popular vacation destination – well, several reasons, actually! Oceanfront fun, thrilling attractions, and seemingly endless entertainment options for the whole family. When you stay at Kingston Resorts, you can experience all Myrtle Beach has to offer without traveling very far. After all, who wants to spend their vacation on the road when there’s so much fun waiting right outside your door?

Here are seven fun things to do within 10 miles of Kingston Resorts.

Head to an Amusement Park

Myrtle Beach is famous for its lively beachfront boardwalk, SkyWheel, and much more. But, did you know it’s also home to several amusement parks? The most famous is Family Kingdom, a seaside wonderland just 10 miles from Kingston Resorts and home to over 35 thrill rides — including the iconic Swamp Fox with its 2,400 feet of all-wood roller coaster track. Family Kingdom is the perfect place to spend an adventurous day or two while staying at Kingston Resorts. And that’s not the only amusement park within 10 miles! After getting a taste for excitement at Family Kingdom, consider making a splash at Myrtle Waves Water Park (9 miles) or racing over to Broadway Grand Prix (9 miles). You don’t have to go very far from Kingston Resorts to find thrills!

Two waterslides at water park.

Discover Your Wild Side

How would you like to get up close and personal with some of nature’s most fearsome beasts? Don’t miss the chance to check out Alligator Adventure, “the reptile capital of the world” and home to over 800 of the famously ferocious predators. Located just four miles from Kingston Resorts, the collection of wildlife goes beyond alligators to include snakes, turtles, flamingos, monkeys, and more! Explore all 15 acres and learn about these fascinating creatures along the way. Daily live shows let you learn more while enjoying a fun, safe, and interactive experience guided by expert handlers.

Dance to the Music

Do you love a good show? Myrtle Beach is the perfect destination for entertainment lovers! You can find several leading performance venues within just 10 miles of Kingston Resorts, with plenty of chances to sing and dance to your favorite tunes. If you’ve always wanted to see music icons like Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson live, check out the jaw-dropping tribute performances at Legends in Concert, located just eight miles away. Enjoy an outstanding cast of singers, dancers, and live musicians who will make you feel as if you’re seeing the real thing. For additional spectacular performances, check out nearby Alabama Theatre (4 miles), Carolina Opry (3 miles), and House of Blues (4 miles). From legendary standup comedians to live musicals and holiday spectaculars, there’s always something going on at Myrtle Beach’s entertainment venues.

Become a Believer — Or Not!

Myrtle Beach is home to seven fascinating Ripley’s attractions, including one of only three Ripley’s Aquariums in the world. The 85,000 square foot aquarium has over 10,000 exotic sea creatures, such as sharks, stingrays, and jellyfish. It’s just under nine miles away from Kingston Resorts. Want a sneak preview? Check out their live Penguin Cam!

For a taste of the bizarre, step into the world of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Odditorium and learn about mind-blowing true rarities from throughout history. Just 10 miles away from Kingston Resorts, it’s guaranteed to have your family talking on the short ride back to your accommodations. Twelve themed galleries contain exhibits, oddities, and curiosities, including an authentic shrunken head! If you can’t get enough of the incredible world of Ripley’s, make sure to check out the 5D Moving Theater, Haunted Adventure, Super Fun Zone Arcade, Marvelous Mirror Maze, and Smash Dash, all located nearby.

A tall statue in a museum

Shop ’til You Drop

With so much excitement to be found in Myrtle Beach, you may find yourself craving a bit of retail therapy. Check out all the fantastic brand name deals available at Tanger Outlets, just two miles from Kingston Resorts. You might just find your next favorite item! For a shopping trip that includes dynamic dining and entertainment options, check out Barefoot Landing, where boutiques and big-name brands are found in a delightful outdoor setting. Be sure to check out the events calendar if you’d like to combine your shopping with some excellent entertainment.

Hit the Links

Kingston Resorts is the perfect escape for golf lovers, with 80 golf courses located in Myrtle Beach alone. Start your perfect golf getaway with Arcadian Shores, just a single mile away from Kingston Resorts and home to challenging holes that are suitable for all skill levels. Are you ready to start planning a Myrtle Beach golf getaway? Our golf concierge can help! Let us know what you have in mind, and we’ll be happy to get the (golf) ball rolling for you!

A glove with a golf ball

Stay Cool without Leaving the Resort

Finally, we present you with an attraction that is zero miles from Kingston Resorts! Coming soon, Currents Waterparks and Seaside Entertainment will be located right on the resort and feature everything you need for a fun day at the pool and so much more. Featuring a separate water playground for younger kids, Currents Seaside Entertainment will offer firepits, poolside wait staff, tasty fare from Black Drum Brewing, and 28 cabanas. It’s everything you need to unwind while the kids get into the waterpark action. The waterpark is exclusive to guests of Kingston Resorts, which means you can enjoy a family-friendly atmosphere mere steps from your home away from home.


Start Planning Your Kingston Resorts Getaway

Ready to enjoy the ultimate Myrtle Beach vacation experience? Start planning your getaway to Kingston Resorts! We look forward to showing you all the fun waiting right here for you.

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