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Garden City Beach SC named #1 Destination on the Rise

Garden City Beach SC has received a national honor.

TripAdvisor has named Garden City Beach as the number one “Destination on the Rise in 2015.”

TripAdvisor editors wrote that the area represents “the stunning natural beauty that is Carolina’s coast.”

Editors note that Garden City had the greatest booking increase in the past year. They also noted reviews that praised the area for its laid-back atmosphere.

Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce had this to say about the honor, “Garden City Beach is truly one of the Grand Strand’s hidden treasures, which is complemented by the friendly and inviting demeanor of the residents who call the area home, from the pier to the beautiful stretches of sandy beaches, there is much to see and do in Garden City.”

The top 10 destinations on the rise in 2015, according to TripAdvisor, are:

  • Garden City Beach, S.C.
  • Ocean City, N.J.
  • Gatlinburg, Tenn.
  • Hocking Hills, Ohio
  • The Adirondacks, N.Y.
  • South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
  • White Mountains, N.H.
  • Lake Arrowhead, Calif.
  • St. Petersburg, Fla.
  • Old Orchard Beach, Maine