Summer is in full swing, and the weather is hot in the Carolinas. Now is a great time for families to stay at vacation beach rentals in Surfside Beach. Families will find many fun water activities in the Myrtle Beach area. Read through Garden City Realty’s guide to water activities for Surfside families and vacationers to find out how to… Read More “Water Activities For Families & Vacationers”
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”
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”
So, you’re staying at one of Garden City Realty’s vacation homes, and you’re planning a beach day. You’ll definitely need some classic beach snacks, like sandwiches, chips, and fruit, but make sure to leave some room for beach games. Beach games are a fun way to stay active in the sun and sand. Garden City Realty recommends the following games… Read More “Garden City Realty’s Guide to Games You Can Play at the Beach”
Are you feeling trapped in the house on a rainy day? Even though the weather seems bad, there are still plenty of things to enjoy during a summer storm! Here’s a list of rainy-day activities for a gray afternoon:
If you’re vacationing, you might’ve had a few long days in the sun. This is the perfect time to refresh and… Read More “Things to Do on a Rainy Day”
When I have the time, and patience, to plan ahead before a trip I like to create themed goodie bags for the kids that are inspired by our journey. Whether it’s the destination, season, or parts of the country were traveling through, it’s always fun to find different ways to get the kids excited about the trip.
Other than… Read More “Pack the Valentine-themed crafts and snacks for your kid-friendly beach getaway”
Just because you can’t bask in the sun doesn’t mean there’s not plenty to do here on the Grand Strand in the winter! Here are just a handful of the upcoming January events in the Myrtle Beach area, great for the whole family!
Join Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet for a very special Mad Hatters Tea Party in the Holiday… Read More “Fun Family January Events in Myrtle Beach!”
A great way to celebrate the nice brisk weather and enjoy the company of hundreds of fellow oyster lovers, this annual creek-front tradition is a favorite for locals and visitors. Oyster-eaters belly up to the tables for an all-you-can-eat afternoon feast of steamed oysters. And you can bet…you will get your belly-fully of oysters that afternoon. All-you-can-eat oyster tickets cost… Read More “8th Annual Murrells Inlet Oyster Roast”
Quite recently, the trend of roller skating has been making a comeback. This staple of the 70’s and 80’s is now coming full circle, and children who may not have known what roller skating was are experiencing the fun. The Grand Strand is no exception. After many years of being vacant, the former Paradise Skate Center on 544 in Surfside… Read More “Let the good times roll! Skating at the Fun Warehouse”
For anyone who is looking for a real holiday treat that showcases the finest of the South Carolina lowcountry, be sure to take a trip down to Brookgreen Gardens during their annual Nights of a Thousand Candles program. During selected days in December, the statue gardens of Brookgreen are transformed into a twinkling wonderland, with thousands of candles lighting pathways,… Read More “Holiday Magic at Brookgreen Gardens”