In 1941, the founders of the International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism defined tourism as “the sum of the phenomena and relationships arising from the travel and stay of non-residents, insofar as they do not lead to permanent residence and are not connected with any earning activity.”
In 2022, we say, “huh?”
We think it’s pretty safe to assume… Read More “Garden City Realty’s Guide to Touring the South Strand”
Vacations are often the time when you throw caution to the wind and do things you wouldn’t do in your ordinary, day-to-day life. You know, YOLO (You Only Live Once)!
Indulge in that decadent dinner.
Sleep until noon.
Start your day with a bloody Mary.
Set the HVAC in your ocean-front accommodations to full blast and leave the balcony screen… Read More “How to reduce your environmental impact while visiting the South Strand”
The sunny South Strand boasts an array of family-oriented communities, from the southern edge of Myrtle Beach to Surfside Beach, Garden City Beach, and Murrells Inlet on down to Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island, making our stretch of the South Carolina coast a natural destination for family reunions and extended-family trips.
And Garden City Realty’s (GCR) portfolio of South Strand… Read More “Planning Reunions and Extended-Family Trips on the South Strand”
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”
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”
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”
If you’re planning an anniversary trip, you’re probably looking for the most romantic place for couples. Let Garden City Realty help you plan a weekend getaway in Garden City Beach, SC with these tips for a successful couples trip.
Vacationing is a lot easier if you already know what you want to do when you get there. You… Read More “How to Plan a Romantic Anniversary Getaway”
by Kent Kimes for Garden City Realty
What is the goal of your vacation?
By its very definition, a vacation means to vacate your usual residence for an extended period of leisure, relaxation and recreation, a time to recharge your batteries away from the day-to-day grind.
Let us focus on the leisure and relaxation parts of that equation.
Every vacation… Read More “Chillax: Lowkey South Strand Vacations with Garden City Realty”