Hey, go fly a kite!
No, seriously, today (Jan. 14) is International Kite Day. It’s a time to explore the wild blue yonder and celebrate the uplifting (see what we did there?) experience of kite-flying, and the observance also has a deeper meaning and origin…but we’ll get to that.
If you’ve never flown a kite before, or simply need a… Read More “ARTWORK IN THE SKY: A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO KITE FLYING ON THE SOUTH STRAND”
A new year means new vacation days to spend in Surfside Beach and Garden City. One of the best parts of vacation is finding restaurants that serve up hot breakfast staples. That is why Garden City Realty put together a list of eight of the best breakfast restaurants on the Grand Strand.
Flapjacks Pancake Cabin
Flapjacks has some of the… Read More “Breakfast Spots around Garden City Beach”
While dipping your toes in the Atlantic may not be ideal this time of year, there’s another outdoor winter activity you can partake in when you’re visiting along the South Strand that you might not have thought about.
Have you ever tried birdwatching – or simply “birding” as it’s called by those in the know?
You may not have expected… Read More “GARDEN CITY REALTY’S GUIDE FOR BEGINNING BIRDERS”
For many of us, pets are part of our daily lives, so it’s only natural to bring along our four-legged family members on family vacations.
According to a survey by the American Pet Products Association, the number of pet owners who bring their animals with them when they travel is up nearly 20 percent in the last decade.
As we… Read More “Garden City Realty’s Guide to Bringing Fido to the South Strand”
When the leaves start falling and the air gets chillier, it’s time to start planning your fall break vacation, so why not visit the Garden City Beach area? The beach may not seem like your typical fall vacation spot, but there are plenty of things to do in Myrtle Beach near your vacation rental that don’t involve cold weather and… Read More “Fall 2021 Vacation in Garden City Beach: Your Seven Day Coupon Guide”
Vacation goers, lovers of golf, bridal parties, and families will all love the Cottages at Wachesaw Plantation Club. With their close proximity to the beach, and their many amenities these cottages feel like a home away from home. Sporting a dining area, living room, and a kitchen equipped with the basics for cooking, The Cottages offer the option to vacation… Read More “WACHESAW PLANTATION CLUB”
Homeowners and visitors alike love the laid back lifestyle of the South Strand – that’s what keeps folks coming back year after year, and why savvy investors purchase residential and vacation rental property here.
But the biggest downside to owning property at the beach is the looming threat of Mother Nature’s volatility. Protecting your investment during Atlantic hurricane season, which… Read More “Hurricane Preparedness for South Strand Primary and Secondary Homeowners”
Mother Nature has been somewhat fickle so far this Spring keeping your favorite swimming holes on the cool side, but many vacationers are gearing up for pool time as Summer officially draws near, investing in fashion-forward swimwear, the latest aquatic toys and games for kids, and cutting-edge water-proof accessories.
There is no doubt that the beach is the main attraction… Read More “Pool Time: Getting Salty on the South Strand”
The summer months are in full swing, and they brought the heat. You’re probably planning your vacation with Garden City Realty right now, and getting ready to enjoy the beach. One thing you may want to know in advance is where all the best ice cream shops are in Surfside Beach. Don’t worry, Garden City Realty has got you covered.… Read More “Delicious Ice Cream Shops Near Garden City”
You packed up the family wagon in the wee morning hours, got a jump on rush hour traffic, there weren’t excessive bathroom breaks along the way, and somehow your crew landed in Garden City Beach ahead of schedule.
Because Garden City Realty’s (GCR) vacation rentals are booked at 100 percent occupancy through July with limited availability in August, do not… Read More “Garden City Realty’s Early Arrival Survival Tips”