About Garden City Beach

As part of the "Grand Strand", Garden City Beach is located in Horry County, South Carolina. The town is the quintessential getaway for families with lots to keep you all entertained. Find your ideal rental property with FlipKey, so you can relax and enjoy the sights and scenes of Garden City Beach.

About Garden City Beach

With access to sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, Garden City Beach is the perfect spot for a beach vacation. Situated south of Surfside Beach, Garden City Beach has a vast array of activities to enjoy!

Hit by Hurricane Hazel in 1954, the town was only left with only two houses! Fortunately, the town has since be rebuilt and is now a haven of rest and relaxation. Garden City Beach is a hotspot for fishing, parasailing and other watersports, thanks to over two miles of sandy beach.

Garden City Beach's location is quite unique in that it rests between the Murrells Inlet and the Atlantic Ocean. With most beaches uncrowded, you'll be able to enjoy spectacular sunset views.

Appease your appetite and enjoy fresh, local seafood. Many restaurants offer seafood on the famous 668-foot long fishing pier, which lies at the heart of the community. It’s quite a spectacular setting for your meal.

What to do in Garden City Beach

Home to a beautiful beach, Garden City Beach allows you to enjoy all sorts of activities!

If you're a thrill seeker, be sure to head down to the marina to take your pick of kayaking, parasailing or even jet skiing.

For a relaxing stroll, head on over to the pier which is open seven days a week. Open from early morning to late night, you'll be to catch many anglers during the day and live music in the evening. It offers the best place to enjoy the beautiful views that this small town has to offer.

Check out the many walking and hiking trails available at Brookgreen Gardens. The gardens encompass a whopping 10,000 acres. Inside the gardens, you will also find the Lowcountry Zoo where you will find many indigenous species!

When you've tired yourself out on the beach, take the kids to visit the Garden City Pavilion Arcade which is free to enter.

Top travel tips for Garden City Beach

Garden City Beach has a long-standing tradition of a Fourth of July golf cart parade. If your visit coincides with the Independence Day festivities, you’ll want to check out the wonderfully decorated carts.

If you intend to do some fishing, make sure you have the correct permits and licenses!

There are also camping grounds available at Huntington Beach State Park, where you can enjoy a relaxing retreat from the busy marina.

Garden City Beach is teeming with many activities whether you're visiting with family or just flying solo. Grab a deck chair and enjoy the sunsets on the wonderful beach, and then head back to your FlipKey property to relax after a long day. Find your perfect vacation rental by searching today!