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The Very Best Mini Golf Courses
A family on vacation faces a classic dilemma. What can they all do together that every family member will enjoy? One activity that won't require any compromise is miniature or putt-putt golf. The adventure-filled mini courses are a great way for the entire family to enjoy a day together. Next time you and your family are looking for a fun weekend activity while on vacation or at home, suggest mini golf. Here are just a few of the great mini golf courses in the United States.
Mayday Golf, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
This course has a great story to accompany its fun 18-hole courses. Imagine that you were on a plane that had to crash-land on a tropical island. While you are waiting to be rescued, you and your friends and family can play mini golf on "Mayday Mountain" and "Rescue Falls." Everyone will have an amazing time exploring the tropical island-themed courses.
Par-King Skill Golf, Lincolnshire, Illinois
Residents and visitors to Chicago should be sure to spend a day playing mini golf at Par-King Skill Golf in nearby Lincolnshire, Illinois. This great course has all sorts of fun mechanical objects and figures. Aside from the golf courses, there are also arcade games and many other fun, family-friendly activities.
Ripley's Old McDonald's Farm Mini Golf, Sevierville, Tennessee
This great farm-themed miniature golf course in Tennessee -- the perfect place to enjoy a day of family fun. There are three different 18-hole courses filled with obstacles and mechanical farm animals. Even the pickiest traveler will have lots of fun at this unique course.
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Everyone loves some pirate-themed fun. Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf has over twenty locations throughout the United States, so you have a good chance of coming across one of these mini golf courses in your travels. There are locations in South Dakota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and many more states. At these courses, you will have fun with the pirates, sunken ships, and waterfalls.
Camelot Golfland, Anaheim, California
If you are looking for castles and kings instead of pirates and farm animals, visit Camelot Golfland in Anaheim. At this mini golf course you can play on the five different courses. Here you will find castle-themed courses, ocean courses, and even a jungle course.
Dolphin Mini Golf, Boothbay, Maine
This nautical-themed miniature golf course in Maine has plenty of attractions to delight all visitors. You can play on the 18-hole course, enjoy the full-sized lighthouse, and even walk through the covered bridge. If you are a really big miniature golf fan, you can enter the Maine State Dolphin Open tournament, which is held each year on the weekend after Labor Day.
Disney's Winter Summerland, Orlando, Florida
You may be surprised to find a winter-themed miniature golf course in Florida, but visitors at Walt Disney World Resort will find just that. At the unique Winter Summerland golf course you can play on the elf-themed courses, complete with Santa Claus. There are two courses: the winter course, called the Snow Course, and the summer course, called the Sand Course.
Putting Edge Fun Center
The Putting Edge Fun Center has many locations throughout the United States. Putting Edge Fun Centers offer visitors a unique Glow in the Dark mini golf experience. Even the golf balls glow at these miniature golf courses. After you finish you round of Glow in the Dark mini golf, you can enjoy some of the arcade games and other fun activities.