Inside Scoop on Pawleys Island

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Pawleys Island is a well known for its many golf courses and picturesque white sand beaches, but there is plenty of other family friendly fun. Here is the inside scoop for a South Carolina summer vacation.

If you’re looking for a place the whole family can stay together, check out this ocean view home with space for 16. This is a great family gathering point for a mini summer reunion. Amenities like the game room and hot tub make it perfect for all generations to have something to enjoy when you’re not out on the ocean.

The best in family fun is sometimes off the beach. Brookgreen Gardens, a national historic landmark, is home to some of the best botanical displays the nation has to offer, as well as figurative sculpture. The gardens are home to dozens of bronze and granite masterpieces depicting classical characters and mid 20th century realism alike. Oaks from the 1700s covered in Spanish Moss drape the walk ways and water features. This is a great spot for family photos. Take a tour of the butterfly garden or zoo.

If you are dining out, check out Captain Dave’s Dockside for the best in seafood and local fare. It’s a celebrated favorite, having been mentioned by Southern Living Magazine and featured on the Travel channel. For dining in, pick up the freshest local fare at Lee’s Farmer’s Market, located on the Hwy 17 by pass just north of Litchfield Beach. This a great market to savor local and imported flavors. Fresh chemical free heirloom tomatoes are picked to order. Live lobsters and imported gourmet cheeses abound.

If you’re making family recipes in, you’re in luck. This home is equipped with a gourmet kitchen that includes everything a multi-generational family needs. A classic wooden high chair is even included. That will make for great family photos of the littlest member enjoying grandma’s secret recipe cake. There is even a second “butler’s kitchen” to help you get meals on the table even faster.

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