The GCR Guide to Celebrating Independence Day on the South Strand

Beyond the spectacular fireworks, the South Strand is booming with ways to make your Fourth of July holiday sparkle. Join in the local family-friendly festivities—including live music, a military air show, parades and more! Looking for ways to flaunt your patriotism? The Town of Surfside Beach is selling Fourth of July T-shirts available for purchase at the Surfside Beach Town Hall.… Read More “The GCR Guide to Celebrating Independence Day on the South Strand”

Must-Knows for Guests: Property Management and Vacation Rentals

Have you wondered how the vacation rental industry operates? With a multitude of business entities in the vacation rental market (i.e. property managers, third-party booking sites, travel agencies), it can be difficult to understand each player’s specific role. Knowing that planning works best from an informed position, Garden City Realty wants to help our guests make sense of this multifaceted… Read More “Must-Knows for Guests: Property Management and Vacation Rentals”

Four Reasons to Stay at Surf Master by the Sea

Garden City Realty manages vacation condominiums in over 40 complexes along the South Strand. Each complex is distinct in its structural design, unit layouts, and indoor/outdoor amenities. Surf Master by the Sea, an architectural hallmark of Garden City Beach, is among our most popular oceanfront offerings. Garden City Realty manages 60 units at this luxurious high-rise. In addition to the… Read More “Four Reasons to Stay at Surf Master by the Sea”

Garden City Realty Homes with Outdoor Kitchens

Nothing beats a home-cooked meal nestled around the dining table with your loved ones. Except, maybe, a fresh family meal enjoyed in the ocean air, prepared at your Garden City Realty vacation home’s outdoor kitchen. Between refreshing poolside sips and seasonal snacks, you can find plenty of ways to savor your vacation home’s outdoor luxuries. Maximize your sunny days on… Read More “Garden City Realty Homes with Outdoor Kitchens”


If you are vacationing at the beach, then one of the best activities is searching for seashells and shark teeth. They make wonderful, free souvenirs. It may seem that finding them in pristine condition is random, but there are times you can search for a better chance of finding them intact. Read Garden City Realty’s Beachgoers’ Guide to Finding Seashells… Read More “BEACHGOERS’ GUIDE TO FINDING SEASHELLS AND SHARK TEETH”

Enjoy Grand Strand Handicap Accessible Activities

There are many handicap-accessible activities to participate in during your stay at the Grand Strand! Imagine planning an entire vacation, packing, and traveling just to arrive and find out that there are few activities that you can participate in. No one deserves to feel left out during vacation. At Garden City Realty, we are happy to assist in your search… Read More “Enjoy Grand Strand Handicap Accessible Activities”

The Best Golf Courses in the Myrtle Beach area

One of the advantages of visiting the Myrtle Beach area is the miles of pristine golf courses dotting the coast of the Atlantic. With over 100 golf courses to choose from, golfers will welcome the chance to take some strokes off their game at some of the country’s top-rated golf courses. Among some of the nationally-ranked greenways, these are Garden… Read More “The Best Golf Courses in the Myrtle Beach area”

Garden City Realty’s Guide to Touring the South Strand

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”