Located right in the heart of Myrtle Beach, the Holiday Inn Oceanfront Resort and Pavilion is the place to be for family-fun. With the beach at your feet when you step out of the room, your vacation will no doubt be filled with beach-time fun in the sun.
If you’re looking for a break from the water, or to kill some time before or after you battle the waves, check some of these top notch attractions located just minutes from the Holiday Inn Pavilion
The Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Located just two minutes from the Holiday Inn Oceanfront Resort, the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel is impossible to miss. Standing at a whopping 187 feet tall, the SkyWheel is the tallest Ferris wheel east of the Mississippi and was named “Best Scenic Experience in South Carolina” by Officalbestof .com. Open from 11am-10pm Sunday-Thursday and 11am-12am Friday-Saturday, the SkyWheel provides visitors with a private gondola ride and a breathtaking, 20-story high view of the beaches. Don’t miss the nightly light show when the SkyWheel shows off its over 1 million LED lights accompanied by music and sounds.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum
Step inside this wacky museum and check out the largest collection of oddities from around the world. From the world’s tallest man to a 6-legged cow to a genuine shrunken head, Ripley’s Museum will make you laugh and cringe as you venture into the world of the strange and unusual. Fun for the whole family, Ripley’s Museum is open Sunday-Thursday from 10am-10:30pm and Friday-Saturday from 10am-11pm and is only a five minute walk from the Holiday Inn Pavilion.
Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade
Get outside and take a walk along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade. Stretching 1.2 miles from Pier 14 down to the 2nd Ave. Pier, this boardwalk has some of the area’s best attractions. Enjoy a number of seasonal festivals and events like Ocean’s Boulevard’s Hot Summer Nights concert series at Pyler Park. Stop along your scenic oceanside stroll and grab a bite at one of the delicious restaurants and vendors that run along the walk. With tons to see and do along the way, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is always a family favorite.
Family Kingdom Amusement Park & Water Park
Get in a few thrills this year with a trip to the Family Kingdom Amusement Park! Located just a short drive south from the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk area, Family Kingdom offers two unique attractions: an oceanfront water park and an oceanfront amusement park. The amusement park boasts more than 45 rides that are appropriate for both kids and older riders who are looking for a thrill. The water park, on the other hand, is ideal for wet n' wild fun and offers speed slides, water flumes, children's play areas, a long lazy river, and more! Both options are a great way to take a break from the salt and sand and enjoy a little fun in the sun with friends and family.
Broadway at the Beach
Looking for a one stop shop for family fun and entertainment? If so, look no farther than Broadway at the Beach! This outdoor shopping and entertainment venue offers everything you need for an exciting day on the town – all in one convenient location! Attractions include favorites like WonderWorks, Dragon's Lair Mini Golf, Big D Theater, Ripley's Aquarium, Magi Quest, and much more. Guests can also pick up gifts and vacation souvenirs at one of the many local shops and then stop by one of Broadway's fantastic restaurants to refuel.