Schools out and summer has officially begun! We hope you’re celebrating by packing for Myrtle Beach to enjoy a vacation full of memories at Holiday Inn – “At The Pavilion”! Did you know that Holiday Inn – “At The Pavilion” is the only AAA Three Diamond Resort located on the famous Myrtle Beach Boardwalk? The iconic 1.2-mile boardwalk and promenade are right outside your front door in the hustle and bustle of it all! If you need a break from the sun, sand, and salt water the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk has plenty to do to keep you and your family entertained no matter what age. From shopping to restaurants, attractions to nightlife, here’s our list of things to do on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk during your stay.
Gay Dolphin Gift Cove
The Gay Dolphin Gift shop is known as a “Myrtle Beach Institution” and referred to as “the most unique gift shop on the Grand Strand”. This iconic store is seven floors and 26,000 square feet full of unique gifts that are sure to be a memorable symbol of your Myrtle Beach vacation for years!
Tsunami Surf Shop
Known as the “largest surf shop in the Carolinas”, Tsunami Surf Shop carries high-end surf brands and clothing items such as t-shirts, bathing suits, hats, and cover-ups! They also carry longboards, surfboards, sunglasses, and other outdoor sporting accessories. Go give them a visit and check out all they have to offer!
Check out all the other great shops along the Boardwalk!
LandShark Bar & Grill
This Myrtle Beach Boardwalk favorite is located right in front of the iconic Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. LandShark Bar and Grill is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat on the fly and enjoy a great upbeat environment. The casual atmosphere is ideal for families on the go and the cuisine is perfect for picky eaters in the group. The menu includes a variety of classic American fare –burgers, hotdogs, salads, and sandwiches.
Pier 14 Restaurant
Located on the northern end of the Boardwalk, this oceanfront favorite is open for lunch and dinner and serves up a variety of beach favorites. Indulge in a hand cut steak, a decadent seafood entrée, or stick with a hearty fried seafood basket or a fat, juicy burger. Their creative drink menu offers a wide variety of beachy drinks that set the stage for a night out on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.
Here’s a great selection of other oceanfront dining options nearby!
New York Pizza Kitchen
For a convenient and quick bite to eat that also happens to be delicious, New York Pizza Kitchen is your place! Enjoy authentic New York style pizza right out of their brick oven while also snacking on garlic knots or jalapeño poppers. Their menu additionally features hot/cold subs, burgers, salads, and more Italian specials. They are located just south of Holiday Inn – “At The Pavilion” beside Plyer Park.
It doesn’t just stop at these 3 restaurants, here are even more restaurants located right on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Want to venture outside of of the boardwalk? There are so many great restaurants near our resort for you to indulge in.
I Love Sugar
Located at 919 North Ocean Boulevard, this outrageous candy store is just a few blocks away from Holiday Inn – “At The Pavilion.” Suspended from the ceiling you will find 30,000 gummy bears, you’ll also find a 65-foot gummy shark mermaid! I Love Sugar carries great candy gifts to bring home with you after you say farewell to your Myrtle Beach vacation. What’s better than a sweet gift you can eat?
Mad Myrtle’s Ice Cream
Mad Myrtle’s Ice Cream is the perfect way to end your night and the best way to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth! They feature incredible premium ice cream and also serve smoothies, frappes, sundaes, splits, shakes, funnel cakes, and even savory snacks like pretzels and nachos. At Mad Myrtle’s there is something for everyone!
The Sky Wheel
If you are staying with us, it’s hard to miss this massive attraction that just so happens to be our neighbor! The Sky Wheel has quickly become a Myrtle Beach icon thanks to its panoramic ocean front views of the Grand Strand coast. You can spot its colorful lights from nearly anywhere along the boardwalk and once you’re up close, it is hard to look away! The climate-controlled gondolas tower 200 feet over the Atlantic Ocean and give you a view of miles of the Myrtle Beach coast.
Myrtle Beach Zip Line Adventures
Located just south of us at 9th Avenue North, this Zip Line Adventure is complete with both a 600-foot zip line and their new Adventure Matrix Aerial Park! Bring the whole family and enjoy over 50 aerial elements including the extreme zip line free-fall, where you step off and experience a falling sensation until you are suddenly caught just before meeting the ground – the ultimate adrenaline rush!
Ripley’s Believe it or Not
Ripley’s, Believe it or Not, is a two-story “odditorium” filled with some of the world’s greatest oddities and exotic artifacts. It’s the only place in Myrtle Beach where you will find shrunken heads, a vampire killing kit, an 8-foot tall transformer sculpture, and all kinds of artwork. This 12,250 square foot facility has over 200 different exhibits that are sure to keep you and your kids entertained for hours.
Don’t just stop at the boardwalk, there are even more attractions near Holiday Inn – “At The Pavilion”
A Myrtle Beach tradition since 1944, the Bowery prides itself on being a boardwalk restaurant and bar for over 75 years! They offer several signature drinks and are open daily until 2 am. Enjoy live music every Friday and Saturday by The Bounty Hunters and be sure to check out their website for other fun entertainment and events each month!
8th Avenue Tiki Bar
Located a short walk from our resort, 8th Avenue Tiki Bar is your stop for great drinks and a great time. Enjoy their full bar that features a beer selection of over 100 from bottle to tap as well as delicious frozen cocktails to cool you off after a day in the sun.