Family Fun in South Carolina

Biking has been the highlight of our time in South Carolina. See all six of our bikes all thrown down in the beautiful South Carolina sand? That’s because our Myrtle Beach KOA was only a 2 block easy bike ride to here!


After beaching it, I set out around the campground to take pictures of the kids enjoying themselves as I always do. Daughter dear saw me and said, “why don’t I take pictures of you instead?” Ok. Why not? So, here I am enjoying the beautiful Myrtle Beach evening on my favorite cruiser.


There’s something about riding a bike that just makes life feel simpler. I love any opportunity I get to cruise around on her. I think I particularly enjoy riding around on this trip because it is a chance for me to have some alone time. Just me on two wheels and I can go as fast or slow as I want to. Meaning I can keep up with my family or I can lag behind if I choose.


Look at these beautiful tall trees throughout this Myrtle Beach KOA. We were all quite surprised how much we loved it here! It was so nice to come back to all of this shade after a sunny day at the beach.


We rode our bikes to 2nd Avenue Pier every morning! We loved the breakfast at the restaurant there and highly recommend coming here if you are ever in the area! It had some charm about it that the rest of the main area is lacking.

Charleston, SC


More biking shots….. I’m telling you our trip would not be the same without these bikes to hop on every day around the different campgrounds! The Mount Pleasant/Charleston KOA Holiday has a 1.5 mile beautiful trail to ride along. I wasn’t too keen on this sign as you entered the trail though! Luckily, we didn’t encounter any critters and it was a gorgeous ride!


The entrance to this KOA is so beautiful! We could ride to Blackbeards Cove Fun Park right across from here for a little mini golf and arcade action.


This KOA is situated on the grounds of a real antebellum plantation so there’s no mistaking you’re in Carolina Lowcountry when you camp here. We took the free weekend wagon ride tour of the privately owned Oakland Plantation, which was a lot of fun!


And then there’s fishing on the serene 30-acre lake.


Or serene until you see this sign about the residing alligators. We were going to rent stand up paddle boards here until we read this. I think we’ll pass….


This is the most beautiful tent camping site I’ve seen at a KOA yet. We thought the covered picnic area was a great idea. You may be able to talk me into tent camping here.



And now to why we came to this area in the first place……Charleston. Charleston, SC is simply gorgeous. It embodies everything I love in a vacation spot…. great food along cobblestone streets, fun shopping, beautiful scenery and churches as well as many historical places to tour.


Just walk all around here and get yourself lost in their beautiful neighborhoods.


The horse drawn carriage rides are a unique way to start your day in Charleston. Wait a minute. Who’s on this carriage? Could that be me with a girlfriend and not my family?


Yes! That’s because I was actually just in Charleston in April for a little girlfriend getaway celebration for my friend Judy’s milestone 50th birthday! She and I had a ball and honestly this is how I recommend visiting this beautiful city- with a friend or your spouse. It’s a little too laid back for teens I think. I hope to come here with Keith alone next time.

Cheers to you Charleston!


2 replies
  1. Judy
    Judy says:

    So fun to see your family enjoying the beach and bikes. Glad you got back to Charleston for another spin too. Miss you 🙂


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