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Month: February 2021

Spring Break in Myrtle Beach is like no other vacation destination.
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Spring Break is not only a big vacation season for college students but also for families. Whether you will be traveling to Myrtle Beach with friends or family this Spring Break, it’s important to stay safe while having fun.  

To help you enjoy your 2021 Spring Break in Myrtle Beach to the fullest, we have created this guide of the best Spring Break restaurants, activities, and nightlife. Our list will include family-friendly activities plus activities exclusively for persons 21 and older. 

As you begin planning and booking your vacation details, be sure to check out the amazing accommodations Holiday Inn at the Pavilion has to offer. Our resort is located along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk just south of the 14th Ave Pier. 

 

Restaurants

What better topic to start with than food. Dining in Myrtle Beach is delicious every time of year, but with Spring comes new specials, seasonal drink creations, and beautiful weather for outdoor dining. Here are our top picks for the best restaurants to visit this Spring Break in Myrtle Beach. 

RipTydz

RipTydz Oceanfront Grill & Rooftop Bar is the closest restaurant to Holiday Inn at the Pavilion, located literally right next door. One of the newest restaurants on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Riptydz offers guests fresh seafood, prime steaks, plus even more delicious creations. Take in the great views of the ocean day or night. 

During the evenings, Spring Breakers will love the rooftop bar with its lounge seating and drink specials. There is also live music nightly on the oceanfront deck. Check out Riptydz’s menu, hours, and specials online. 

For more restaurants located just steps from Holiday Inn at the Pavilion, check out our complete guide to Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Restaurants

ART Burger · Sushi · Bar

Known by locals simply as ‘ART Burger,’ this delicious destination will wow the whole family. As the name suggests, ART’s menu features burgers and sushi plus numerous fried creations. Try the mouth-watering Firecracker Shrimp, the classic ART Burger, or the local’s Beach Sushi Roll. 

Part of what makes ART Burger so unique is the display of local art around the restaurant. Local artists are invited to sell and display their art at no charge to the artist. ART Burger is open daily from noon to 9pm.  

SOHO & Rooftop 21

No Spring Break in Myrtle Beach is complete without a trip to SOHO, a sophisticated restaurant serving Asian-inspired cuisine. Menu items include seafood, sushi, steaks, and pasta. 

One of the fun features of SOHO is their rooftop bar and lounge with unique seating and full food service. Enjoy a delicious cocktail creation with a made-to-order sushi roll around one of their modern firepits. SOHO is located on 21st Ave N between Ocean Blvd and Kings Hwy and is open for lunch and dinner. 

Johnny D’s Waffles

Known for more than just their waffles, Johnny D’s is open daily from 7am – 2pm serving an extensive breakfast and lunch menu. The closest location to Holiday Inn at the Pavilion is on Hwy 17 Bus at 33rd Ave N, but Johnny D’s has two other area locations found in North Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach. 

Johnny D’s offers an Early Bird menu until 8:30am featuring a selection of breakfast items for $5 with a beverage included. Their regular breakfast menu includes omelettes, waffles, benedicts, and so much more. Their lunch menu features items such as sandwiches, burgers, and numerous french fry creations. Johnny D’s also serves an extensive cocktail menu at breakfast and lunch.

If you are looking for dining options in Myrtle Beach with a view, we have a list of the best Oceanfront Restaurants Along the Grand Strand.

 

Activities 

There is no shortage of awesome activities to enjoy this Spring Break in Myrtle Beach. The real challenge will be making time to enjoy them all. We have narrowed our list down to our top five picks. 

Top Golf

Top Golf of Myrtle Beach has more than 70 climate-controlled hitting bays, over 200 HDTVs, a full-service restaurant and bar, and a rooftop terrace with a firepit. Groups big and small can be accommodated while still practicing social distancing. 

Guests can watch a live sporting event, enjoy a round of Angry Birds Golf, or take a private golf lesson all under one roof. Golf lessons are available for both children and adults. Top Golf also has private event spaces available for rent. 

Watersports & Tours

The Myrtle Beach area is surrounded by large bodies of water. Beyond the Atlantic Ocean, there is the Inlet (or salt marsh), the Waccamaw River, the Intracoastal Waterway, and numerous smaller rivers and creeks. Even though taking a dip in Ocean during the Spring months will prove to be chilly, there’s no reason you still can’t enjoy numerous watersports and activities. Here are a few of our favorites. 

Dave & Buster’s

Arcade games, classic American cuisine, giant TVs, and drink specials – all this and more are found at Dave Buster’s of Myrtle Beach. Dave & Buster’s has Happy Hour specials every weekday plus half-priced games every Wednesday. They also offer a 20% discount to all military and first responders. 

Dave & Buster’s is located within Broadway at the Beach across from Broadway Louie’s and opens daily at noon. All ages are welcome, but kids under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Fun Warehouse

Another awesome family-friendly game zone is Fun Warehouse, but Fun Warehouse is more than just an arcade. You can join a virtual reality game, speed around the roller rink, jump through inflatables, win prizes in the arcade, and shoot your way to victory at laser tag. 

Pricing at Fun Warehouse is per activity or packages may be purchased. Their cafe serves American classics and sodas plus alcoholic beverages. Discounts are available for large groups. Fun Warehouse is open Sun. – Thurs noon – 9pm and Fri. & Sat. 10am – 10pm. Book your next party and find out more about Fun Warehouse online. 

Broadway Grand Prix

Find fun for all ages at the Broadway Grand Prix this Spring Break in Myrtle Beach. Broadway Grand Prix has re-opened for the Spring Season with new safety guidelines in place to protect their guests and employees. They are also featuring an all-new arcade this season. 

Broadway Grand Prix has 7 go-kart tracks (some of which are age-specific), two mini-golf courses, a rock-climbing wall, bumper cars, and an on-site cafe. Find all the pricing details online, and purchase your tickets in advance for the best deals. 

The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk has even more activities for friends and family to enjoy. Here is our complete guide to all the fun!

 

Nightlife

We encourage everyone not only to drink responsibly but also to practice social distancing this year for Spring Break in Myrtle Beach. Remember to wear your mask when not drinking or eating, and wash your hands regularly. Also, don’t forget to have fun and enjoy your vacation! Here are some of the best nightlife spots in Myrtle Beach. 

Señor Frog’s

By day, Señor Frog’s is a family-friendly restaurant featuring a delicious menu, but when the moon rises, Señor Frog’s is transformed into one of the top clubs in Myrtle Beach. Along with incredible cocktail creations, there is always live music and dancing. 

Señor Frog’s Myrtle Beach is currently offering Taco Tuesdays with discounted tacos and Latin Night with live Latin music every Sunday. 

Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

Another transforming nightlife scene is along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. Eight delicious restaurants serve lunch and dinner during the day, and some even have breakfast, but in the evenings, each restaurant (or its adjoining bar) turns into a live music venue. 

Local musicians play along the MarshWalk nightly with each bar featuring its own unique drink concoctions. Check out the live music calendar for each restaurant and bar on the MarshWalk’s website.   

Carolina Comedy Club 

One of the top comedy venues in the area is the Carolina Comedy Club located in Broadway at the Beach. Live performances run Thursday – Saturday with a new comedian each weekend. See some of the biggest names in comedy have been seen on the Carolina Comedy Club stage. Guests are invited to arrive early and stay late after shows to enjoy dinner and a drink from the Back Stage Bar & Grill. See upcoming comedians and buy tickets for a show online. 

Crocodile Rocks

Crocodile Rocks is the area’s only dueling piano bar. Guests control the show by requesting songs which one of the two players will perform. Every night is a new line-up so you will never see the same show twice. 

Reservations may be made to secure an up-front seat. A full menu is available. Admission is $10 per person, and only 21 and up are admitted. Crocodile Rocks is currently operating during Winter hours which are Fri. & Sat. with doors opening at 6:30pm. Check the website for changes in hours

If you are looking to stay close by the hotel for your nightlife fun, here are the Best Bars found along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, just steps from Holiday Inn at the Pavilion. 

 

We hope this guide to Spring Break in Myrtle Beach 2021 has been helpful for you and your family or friends. Don’t forget to stay safe no matter what Spring Break fun you choose. 

Be sure to check out the Specials we are currently offering at Holiday Inn at the Pavilion to book the best deals. We have a premier location on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk with 5 great pool attractions for all ages, an oceanfront beach bar on the pool deck, and impressive in-room amenities. Make 2021 Spring Break in Myrtle Beach the best vacation ever!

Dinner for two, one of the many romantic things to do in Myrtle Beach.
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Whether you are looking for the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day or just hunting for romantic things to do, Myrtle Beach is the best destination for couples. The Grand Strand is full of romantic oceanfront dining and attractions for couples

We have scoured the area looking for the best and most romantic dinners and events happening this Valentine’s Day. But even without a Valentine’s-theme, plenty of restaurants and attractions have romantic vibes that are perfect for any couple at any time of the year. 

Here is our list of the most romantic things to do in Myrtle Beach for 2021.

 

Valentine’s Day Events 2021

Valentine’s Dinner at The Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro

The Brentwood Restaurant is known for its low country French cuisine and for being one of the “Top 10 Romantic Restaurants” (according to MyrtleBeachRestaurantNews.com). After a short 30-minute drive North, couples can enjoy a four-course “Prix Fixe” dinner on Saturday the 13th or Sunday the 14th. This romantic dinner is $65 per couple with wine selections available for an additional $25. Seating is limited. Call 843-249-2601 for reservations. The “Prix Fixe” Romantic Dinner menu options may be found online.

Splash of Love at Ripley’s Aquarium

Dine with the fishes at Ripley’s Aquarium this Valentine’s Day. Splash of Love is an annual event where couples have the chance to enjoy a romantic dinner in the setting of their choice. The event is on February 14th, 5pm – 8pm. Here are the three packages available for 2021: 

  • Sea of Love ($120 +tax per couple) – a four-course dinner for two, one drink ticket per person, one long-stemmed rose, and a souvenir photo
  • Tunnel of Love ($180 +tax per couple) – premier seating inside the Shark Tunnel, a four-course dinner for two, two drink tickets per person, one long-stemmed rose, a souvenir photo, a strolling musician, and a box of premium chocolates
  • You’re My Penguin ($300 +tax per couple) – VIP seating inside the Penguin Playhouse, a four-course dinner for two, two drink tickets per person, a bottle of champagne, cocktail service during dinner, one long-stemmed rose, a souvenir photo, live music, and a box of premium chocolates

Reservations are required. Call 843-916-0888 for more information. 

Wine & Design Date Night

Couples can sip on the beverage of their choice while co-painting a work of art this Valentine’s Day at Wine & Design located in The Market Common. For $65, couples will be provided two pre-traced canvas, paint, brushes, and aprons. You will each paint half of a cute couple-themed scene that will be hung together creating a lovely work of art. 

Wine & Design is BYOB (wine, beer, and snacks), but provides plastic cups, corkscrews, and bottle openers. Couples are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early to pour their drinks and get set up. Wine & Design has other Valentine’s-themed painting scheduled throughout the month of February if you aren’t able to make it on the 14th. Reservations are required

The Melting Pot Valentine’s Day Dinner

Throughout Valentine’s Day weekend, couples can enjoy a decadent dipping dinner at The Melting Pot. This specialty menu is $74.99 per person for a 5-course dinner which includes a starter course, a cheese course, salads, entrees, and chocolate fondue dessert. 

On the 13th and 14th, a specialty 3-course lunch is available for $49.99 per person. This menu includes a cheese course, entrees, and chocolate fondue dessert. For an additional charge, couples may add a charcuterie board to their meal or a 3-stem rose package. Please call 843-692-9003 to make your reservations. The full Valentine’s Day menu is available online. 

 

Romantic Things To Do In Myrtle Beach (Any Time of The Year)

Enchanted Sailing Charters

Take to the seas and enjoy a romantic cruise on the Enchantress, a 44’ Caribbean sailing yacht. The Enchantress is the area’s largest chartered sailboat offering guests a variety of cruise options. For couples, Enchanted Sailing Charters offers 4 romantic cruises. 

  • Sunset Dinner Cruise: $545 for 2 guests, 3-hour cruise, 4-course meal provided by Outback Steakhouse, sodas and bottled water provided, BYOB
  • Sunset Cruise: $395 for 2 guests, 3-hour cruise, sodas and bottled water provided, BYOB
  • Proposal/Anniversary Cruise: $545 for 2 guests, 3-hour cruise, 4-course meal provided by Outback Steakhouse, option to add an overnight stay on the sailboat (+$150 for a Night at the Dock, +$400 for a Night at Sea) 
  • The “I DO” Cruise: $545 for up to 6 guests, 3-hour cruise, and marriage ceremony by Captain John

Historic Downtown Conway

Known as the Historic Rivertown, Conway is full of history and culture. Downtown Conway specifically is filled with shops and restaurants to keep you and your sweetheart in a romantic mood. Enjoy dinner on the Waccamaw River at Bonfire. Pick out a personally made bouquet of roses at Encore Florals. Sip on a cup of freshly roasted coffee at Rivertown Roasters. Or enjoy a live show at the Theatre of the Republic

Atalaya Castle at Huntington Beach State Park

A trip to Huntington Beach State Park is always an adventure. When you and your sweetheart visit, that adventure can turn romantic. The most romantic thing to do is a stroll through the National Historic Landmark, the Atalaya Castle. It’s easy to get lost in the experience as you venture through the many rooms, halls, and gardens of the castle. Admission into the Castle is $2 per person plus regular park admission.

Radical Ropes Adventure Park 

For the more adventurous couples, spend an afternoon exploring the ropes course, climbing wall, and extreme zip lines at Radical Ropes. This five-acre forest is full of adrenaline-pumping action and breathtaking views. See the pricing for each of the adventures offered and book your extreme date today. 

Nightlife at Broadway at the Beach

For the best nightlife found all in one location, visit Broadway at the Beach. There are plenty of restaurants and shops to keep you entertained during the day. But as the moon rises, couples will love the active nightlife at Broadway at the Beach. A few of the best bars are Fat Tuesdays, Señor Frogs, and Wet Willie’s. For even more fun, check out Dave & Busters, a combined arcade and bar. 

Music in the Courtyard at Duplin Winery 

This season, Duplin Winery is combining the best of both worlds – wine tasting and live music. Couples can sip wine on the Courtyard Patio while enjoying live music by local musicians. See the currently scheduled musicians online. 

Dinner & Live Music on the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk 

The Murrells Inlet MarshWalk is comprised of 7 locally-owned restaurants that all feature fresh, locally-sourced seafood. Throughout the year, live music is played nightly up and down the MarshWalk. After enjoying a scrumptious meal, you and your significant other can stroll along the MarshWalk enjoying a variety of live music while sipping on your favorite cocktail. 

Skywheel Date

What could be more romantic than enjoying a view of the ocean from the top of a 20-story tall sky wheel? Couples can enjoy a 10-15 minute ride on the Myrtle Beach Skywheel for $15 per person. VIP tickets are available for $50 per person which includes a double ride on a VIP gondola, a photo package to remember the occasion, and a special VIP lanyard that allows you to skip the line. Call 843-839-9200 for more information. 

Dinner For Two 

Many restaurants along the Grand Strand possess a romantic setting perfect for Valentine’s Day or any other special couple’s occasion. If you do plan on visiting one of these restaurants on Valentine’s Day weekend, we recommend that you call ahead for reservations as most area restaurants are still operating with limited seating. Here are some of the most romantic restaurants in Myrtle Beach for couples to enjoy. 

 

Romantic Accommodations in Myrtle Beach

Holiday Inn at the Pavilion is an oceanfront resort located on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. There is easy access to the Boardwalk and the beach directly from the hotel’s “backyard.” On-site, Holiday Inn at the Pavilion has indoor and outdoor pools, a Tropical Beach Bar on the outdoor pool deck, and numerous in-room amenities. Each of our suites has a view of the ocean from its private balcony. Take a look at our 8 room options, many of which have fully-equipped kitchens, and book your next romantic getaway with us!