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21 Apr 2021
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Looking to celebrate the start of Summer? Book a Garden City Beach or Surfside Beach vacation rental to enjoy days on the beach, local events, and water sports like kayaking and parasailing! Book a vacation rental with amenities like a private pool, a pet-friendly property, or elevator access. No matter your requirements for a perfect beach vacation to kick off summer, we’re sure you can find the South Strand vacation rental that will make your dreams come true!

Memorial Day on the South Strand

Plan a visit to be on the South Strand during Memorial weekend. During the weekend of festivities, attend events like the Golf Cart Parade, Veteran’s March, and the Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony. Other ways to celebrate the weekend with your family include spending the day at the beach or having a cookout back at your South Strand vacation home.

Water Sports

Water sports are a favorite activity of vacationers and locals alike along the Grand Strand. There are a multitude of local rental and tour agencies that can offer plenty of different activities that get you out on the water. Book a time to go parasailing and see the shoreline from above, rent a kayak to paddle through the waters, or rent a jet ski for an afternoon of speed and fun!

There are even more water sports available like hopping on a banana boat and holding on as you are tugged along the water or try your hand at sailing with a lesson! Or if you prefer to just ride, you can enjoy a ride with your own private sailor manning the sailboat. You can also rent a stand up paddle board to practice your balance and enjoy a relaxing time on the water!

Family-Friendly Activities & Attractions on the South Strand

Of course, the beach isn’t the only thing that brings visitors to South Strand. The area is filled with plenty of family friendly attractions and activities that await you to explore! Wild Water & Wheels is the perfect place to send a summer’s day! With pools, water slides, and even mini golf, there is no shortage of things to entertain your family.

The Pier at Garden City is famous for being a prime fishing spot as well as a nightlife destination with live music. The Pier Café features casual dining, a bar, and ice cream; sure to delight both the kids and kids at heart. Fishermen will also delight at the fishing and crabbing opportunities that await in Murrells Inlet.

Murrells Inlet is also home to the MarshWalk which features a ½ mile wooden boardwalk over a saltwater estuary and is home to plenty of local restaurants with cuisine ranging from seafood, steaks, and more Lowcountry staples. Brookgreen Gardens is another perfect place for families to spend time outdoors and explore a sculpture garden and the Low Country Zoo.

Book a Garden City Beach or Surfside Beach Vacation Rental for Summer

Whether you have booked a cozy condo or a private home to bring along the whole family, you’re sure to find a Garden City Beach or Surfside Beach vacation rental for the getaway of your dreams! Spend days lounging by the pool or book a dog-friendly rental to bring along your four legged family member!

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