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Hi all - this place is my go to for once I've decided on a destination but this time around i don't even have that!

 

Looking for a place in the US with a decent mix of golf and kid friendly activies in March.  My dad and I get out 4 times during the week and the wives join us for a couple of them.  Its not just golf though, we need enough around to entertain an 8 year old as well.  Resorts aren't usually a great fit because there are 6 of us and 3 rooms becomes cost prohibitive so we typically end up in a VRBO....  Definitely not looking to pay crazy prices for a round.  We've been doing this for years and have finally run out of ideas...  Got any?

 

Past locations - Hilton Head, St. Augustine, Jacksonville, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Phoenix/Scottsdale (summer), Denver (summer).  Trying not to repeat but its looking like we might have to!

 

Thanks!

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Orlando seems like a no brainer. Plenty for anyone to do on any budget.

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St. George, Utah. Really fun golf (Sand Hollow is the most famous and worth a play, but there is a ton of lesser known courses that are worthwhile and will not break the bank), tons of good hiking and stuff to see in the desert, and an incredible number of dirt cheap condos that are huge and nice. Many of the condos are at "resorts" that have swimming pool complexes, etc.

 

 

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15 hours ago, ArtMBgolf said:

Myrtle Beach SC has loads of stuff to do, golf, the beach, rides, etc.  
 
Courses range from cheap to expensive.  You pick your price level. 
 
There is lots of lodging and VRBO. 

 

I like it!  looking into the condos, it might be a great fit if we can find an indoor pool.  Thanks!

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5 hours ago, jkody said:

St. George, Utah. Really fun golf (Sand Hollow is the most famous and worth a play, but there is a ton of lesser known courses that are worthwhile and will not break the bank), tons of good hiking and stuff to see in the desert, and an incredible number of dirt cheap condos that are huge and nice. Many of the condos are at "resorts" that have swimming pool complexes, etc.

 

 

 

I thought about this!  Been to mesquite a bunch but never St. Georges.  I'll have to check out the things to do around there.  Thanks!

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2 hours ago, SurlyHotdog said:

 

I like it!  looking into the condos, it might be a great fit if we can find an indoor pool.  Thanks!

Myrtle is a good choice too. Lots to do and very budget friendly.

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On 12/8/2023 at 5:32 PM, SurlyHotdog said:

 

I like it!  looking into the condos, it might be a great fit if we can find an indoor pool.  Thanks!

 
Condo buildings may not have a indoor pool, but most hotels have both regular rooms
and condos, with a indoor + outdoor pool.       
  
There is entertainment for kinds, beach if warm, rides, Broadway, mini golf, Topgolf, etc. 
Golf is spread out but there are 91 courses, 79 public.  
Courses are a mix of low, mid + premium priced.  No matter where you stay, there 
will be some courses near you and some farther away.            

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I'd 2nd the RTJ trail if you stay in one of the large cities like Birmingham or Montgomery. 

 

My second suggestion is Memphis. The weather is pretty nice that time of year and there are great golf courses.  We stayed in Tunica MS one year at a Casino. If cities are better for your group go to Memphis. If a Casino would help go to Tunica. 

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Ive been very fortunate the past few years to get down to Myrtle in the beginning of March and the weather has been mostly very nice.  There was however a day or 2 that was colder than I would have hoped and windy (not enjoyable) but overall we've been really lucky playing there that time of year.  Its a roll of the dice for sure.

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On 12/9/2023 at 8:23 AM, slocalifglfr said:

Central Oregon. Sunriver Resort might fit the bill. Lots of condos to rent. Plenty to do for all ages. Excellent golf there and surrounding area.

Courses wont be open in March, most don't open until mid-April at the earliest, usually in May (and they are in ROUGH shape until Memorial Day).

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