Pattaya Elephant Kraal, where you can watch the elephants; and Nong Nooch Village, an orchid nursery, art and crafts center, and culture show. You could even go shopping for almost anything.
In order to arrive at Pattaya, you must travel the 147 km. 2-hour ride on Highway No. 3 going through Bang Pakong, Chon Buri, and Siracha from Bangkok. You can ride in either air-conditioned or non-air-conditioned buses.