Dolphins

If you’re missing the calming lull of ocean waves, think about taking a ride out into the Atlantic on a dolphin tour! With some companies continuing into the winter months, there are various options to take the family on a fun, educational day trip—or to just start planning ahead for 2020! Most dolphin tours glide through the coastal waterways in… Read More “Dolphins”

Seashells

As winter slowly approaches and steals away our beach days, we may want to hold onto the things that remind us of those warm afternoons in the sun. One way to do this is to bring the beach inside—minus the sand. And so, we turn to decorate with seashells, a wonderfully nautical, and cheap solution to our winter blues. Displaying… Read More “Seashells”

Flip Flops and Sandals

It’s hard to beat the South Carolina summer heat with temperatures averaging well above 80° Fahrenheit daily. While the summer heat is most commonly accompanied by concerns of adequate sunblock application or strategizing how to get from your car to the office without getting sweat stains on your work attire, protecting our feet are often overlooked. Most of us don’t… Read More “Flip Flops and Sandals”

Memorial Day Weekend Events

Memorial Day, a federal holiday to commemorate the fallen men and women who served in our country’s military service, will be observed Monday, May 27. You may pay tribute to those U.S. men and women who died during military service by observing a national moment of remembrance with a minute of silence at 3 p.m. local time. Likewise, please remember… Read More “Memorial Day Weekend Events”

Festival Season on the Grand Strand: May – June 2017

May has arrived, and with Memorial Day weekend and the official kick-off of our summer season just around the corner, the calendar is filling up fast with festivals and events. In the city of Myrtle Beach, the entire month of May is dedicated to our military and veterans with Military Appreciation Days. There are several other Memorial Day themed events… Read More “Festival Season on the Grand Strand: May – June 2017”

27 Years Since Hugo

In 1987, my mother and I were living in an oceanfront condo in Garden City Beach. When I finished school that year, my mother decided to return to her hometown (Hampton, SC) to renovate her grandparent’s home. Just two years later, the very place we had called home for many years was ravaged by the historic force of nature known… Read More “27 Years Since Hugo”

Garden City Realty, Inc. voted Best Vacation Rental Company, Best Real Estate Company and Broker Associate named Best Real Estate Agent

Garden City Realty, Inc.,  a full-service real estate firm, was voted Best Vacation Rental Company finalist in the 2015 Best of the Beach contest, a specialty publication of The Sun News in Myrtle Beach. The vacation rental department has consistently been recognized in Best of the Beach since 2009, taking first place in 2013, 2010 and 2009; and finalist in… Read More “Garden City Realty, Inc. voted Best Vacation Rental Company, Best Real Estate Company and Broker Associate named Best Real Estate Agent”