Georgetown County offers a ton of great ways for kids to have fun! From the sand and surf at Litchfield Beach, to the Pawleys Island creeks and the Zoo at Brookgreen Gardens, there are plenty of kid-friendly activities for little one’s of all ages.
Children from one to ninety-two will be delighted to discover all the surprises in store! Here are some of our favorites…
1. The Endless Ocean! The Atlantic’s warm waters are perfect for swimming, surfing, skim boarding, para-sailing, and, as always, riding the waves.
2. Simply Amazing Brookgreen! Discover the animals at the Lowcountry Zoo and the Domestic Animal Farm, visit the Butterfly House (seasonal), play the ever-popular Brookgreen Detectives game, or jump in and discover the Children’s Garden.
3. Pirates & Dolphins & Adventures…Oh My! Explore vast expanses of rivers, inlets and bays to see dolphins, alligators, and other wildlife in their natural habitat. Other spirited and fun adventures await like Pirate Cruises, Banana Boats, Lighthouse Shelling and River Plantation Tours.
4. Huntington Beach State Park! Miles and miles of white, sandy beaches, perfect for flying kites and playing Hop Scotch…docks and walkways overlooking marshes filled with alligators and turtles…and the famous CASTLE (Atalaya). Camping sites and a gift shop are available.
5. Explore the Wonderlands! Ask Mom and Dad about renting a kayak or canoe through any of the tour operators and the entire family can drift down the rivers and creeks. And while you are at it, grab a cane pole and try for a Brim!
6. Grab those Chicken Necks! With a roll of string, a net and some chicken parts, you have all the ingredients for an afternoon of crabbing. Patience is required but it will pay off with some yummy fresh crab meat.
7. Slide and Hide at East Bay Park! Hit the slide and then play hide and seek around the playground. Balance beams and climbing ladders are perfect for a million laughs. Outdoor grills are provided to finish off with a picnic.
8. Stroll the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk and Georgetown Harborwalk… Both man-made structures are great for spending the afternoon and taking in the sites and sounds by the waterways. The Murrells Inlet Marshwalk features educational kiosks about the salt water ecosystem.
9. Do you See any Ghosts? For the more adventurous, Georgetown’s history includes several famous ghosts…Alice, The Gray Man, the English Solider, and more! Watch around every corner…you never know where they will end up next.
10. Golf! It is never too early to learn the game! With over twenty championship gold courses, instructors and golf schools, children will delight in perfecting their swing!