MAY 06 2019

Exploring the Waterways around Folly by Kayak

Seeing Folly Beach by kayak can give you a unique up close and personal perspective of these coastal waterways and there is no shortage of professional local outfitters to help connect you with nature and experience the outdoors.   When you are ready to embark on your adventure you just need to decide whether you … Continue reading Exploring the Waterways around Folly by Kayak

APR 17 2019

Tips if you want to get married on Folly Beach

Charleston destination weddings are all the rage these days but you if you’re seeking a slightly more affordable option that’s still in close proximity to downtown, Folly Beach is the way to go. Besides, there’s nothing more romantic than a coastal wedding, and the beach also makes for a fun and relaxing place to entertain … Continue reading Tips if you want to get married on Folly Beach

APR 15 2019

6 Ways to Protect Folly Beach’s Biodiversity

As summer stretches on in an dizzying array of sunny days, the number of visitors flocking to Folly’s shores will seemingly grow exponentially. And as more people soak up our little beach town’s undeniable beauty and charm, there will naturally be more interaction between locals, the native flora and fauna, and tourists — or as … Continue reading 6 Ways to Protect Folly Beach’s Biodiversity

APR 01 2019

Spending Memorial Day Weekend on Folly

Memorial Day is of course in remmberance of those who’ve died in service to their country, but it also serves as the unofficial start of the season here on Folly Beach. So why not join us in celebrating the arrival of the summer holidays? The weather should be warm, with average temperatures in the low … Continue reading Spending Memorial Day Weekend on Folly

MAR 18 2019

What to Do When Jellyfish Crash Your Beach Day

Ah, the sun is shining, and you’re enjoying a beautiful day at Folly Beach. It’s hot (no surprise there!), so you decide to take a dip in the ocean. And there you are, swimming along and minding your own business when you feel it: the tell-tale burning that comes from getting stung by a jellyfish. … Continue reading What to Do When Jellyfish Crash Your Beach Day

MAR 11 2019

Beach Etiquette 101: How to Be an Exemplary Friend to Folly

When you’ve lived on the coast all your life, it’s sometimes easy to forget that many of the people who travel to our beloved beach town to visit live somewhere that is landlocked. Seeing the ocean for the first time, sinking their toes into the sand, frolicking in the surf — it’s all a new … Continue reading Beach Etiquette 101: How to Be an Exemplary Friend to Folly

MAR 04 2019

Top Five Reasons to Surf Folly Beach

If you’re looking to ride some waves on Charleston-area beaches, you can’t do any better than Folly Beach. With a dedicated surf shop and surf schools, quality surfing spots and professional instructors, you’ll want to wax up your board and hit the beach to ‘Hang Ten.’ Gives you a full body workout- Surfing is rigorous … Continue reading Top Five Reasons to Surf Folly Beach

FEB 25 2019

Where to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth on Folly!

When you get a hankering for a sweet treat on Folly there are plenty of local places where you can satisfy your sugary cravings. Depending on your mood, you can find frozen treats like ice cream, froyo (frozen yogurt) and smoothies, or the killer ‘C’s’ of confection goodness: cookies, cakes and candies. Dolce Banana Café– … Continue reading Where to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth on Folly!

FEB 20 2019

5 Ways Cold Water Swimming Offers Health Benefits

For most people, jumping into the water during the winter seems insane. Surfers know that swimming is awesome any time of year, even if they ultimately don wet suits. It’s common to see visitors from Canada lounging in the ocean in temperatures that would drive a good many of us into the closest heated building … Continue reading 5 Ways Cold Water Swimming Offers Health Benefits

FEB 18 2019

A Brief History of Folly Beach, SC

You probably know all about Charleston’s history, but Folly has a storied past too, full of pirates, shipwrecks, bootleggers, and sunshine. The earliest record of Folly dates from 1696 when it was deeded as a royal grant. Before the Civil War, Folly was called Coffin Island and was known for its isolation from the mainland. … Continue reading A Brief History of Folly Beach, SC

FEB 11 2019

Let’s go Crabbing!

Crabbing can be a fun family activity to plan with your kids while vacationing on Folly Beach and getting started is easy. You just need some line, a net, bait and a bucket or cooler for your catch. In South Carolina, you are most likely to haul in blue crabs, known for their namesake blue-hued … Continue reading Let’s go Crabbing!

FEB 04 2019

What to know when bringing your own boat to Folly

If you intend on bringing your boat to Folly Beach, whether towing in for fishing or sailing, or toting it behind your vehicle on a trailer, you first need to figure out where you can stay. Of course it goes without saying that those towing in for fishing or sailing larger craft will need to … Continue reading What to know when bringing your own boat to Folly

JAN 28 2019

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Beach Lovers

There’s something inherently hopeful about starting a new calendar year – of hitting the reset button and beginning again with a fresh slate. That renewed sense of hope is the reason we march into each New Year clutching a list of resolutions meant to improve upon the people we were the previous year. We strive … Continue reading 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Beach Lovers

JAN 21 2019

10 Reasons to Spend your Spring Break in Folly Beach

Spring Break is quickly approaching and there is a lot to do on Folly Beach that make it the best place to spend the break while enjoying a little time off with your family. While we understand we can’t possible include everything to do in Folly in ten reasons, incorporate some of these plans and … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Spend your Spring Break in Folly Beach

JAN 14 2019

Five Reasons Folly Weddings Rule

Charleston gets a lot of hype and hoopla in travel magazines as a top wedding destination, and deservedly so, but you would be remiss to overlook surrounding areas like Folly Beach. Not only are there beautiful beaches and pristine marshlands, there are plenty of places for your guests to stay and more affordable options for … Continue reading Five Reasons Folly Weddings Rule