OCT 07 2019

Charleston’s Most Iconic BBQ

South Carolinians love their barbecue, and Folly Beach is blessed to have access to some of the best in the Lowcountry. From melt-in-your-mouth pulled pork to enormous rib platters, you’ll find a huge variety of tempting smoked meats close by. Here is a list of local BBQ restaurants that will have you salivating and begging … Continue reading Charleston’s Most Iconic BBQ

SEP 30 2019

Folly Favorite: McKevlin’s Surf Shop

McKevlin’s Surf Shop Folly Beach is a popular destination for many local surfers, but it wasn’t always that way.  Years ago, the sport was considered to be strange and unpopular with the mainstream crowd.  Surfers were shunned, and they were considered bums who weren’t interested in working for a living. That frame of mind continued … Continue reading Folly Favorite: McKevlin’s Surf Shop

SEP 25 2019

What are “King Tides,” and What Do They Mean for Folly Beach?

If you’re out and about around Folly and the water along our coastline seems extremely high, it could be when king tides are in town. A natural phenomenon that occurs a few times a year, these tides can reach 7 ft. or higher — bringing with them the distinct possibility of coastal flooding. Interestingly enough, … Continue reading What are “King Tides,” and What Do They Mean for Folly Beach?

SEP 20 2019

Perfecting the Oyster Roast

When the weather turns cooler in the Lowcountry, something shifts. The beach gets quieter. Flip flops are reluctantly replaced with shoes and socks. And mouths start watering for local oysters. You can dine on oysters in restaurants, but your backyard might be the perfect oyster-eating destination. Oyster roasts are a cold-weather staple in the area. … Continue reading Perfecting the Oyster Roast

SEP 12 2019

Folly Favorite: Bert’s Market

One of the most popular places for residents and those in the know on Folly Beach is Bert’s Market, located just off of Center Street at 202 Ashley Avenue. Bert’s is a 24 hour grocery and convenience store that is known for its “We may doze, but we never close” motto. The store is considered … Continue reading Folly Favorite: Bert’s Market

SEP 02 2019

Hurricane Dorian: What it Means for Folly Beach

Hurricane Dorian looks like she might pose a real threat to a large portion of the southeastern United States. So what’s that mean for Folly Beach? The trajectory of this storm has changed a lot over the past week, so no one is sure where she will end up. However, storms change paths quickly and … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian: What it Means for Folly Beach

AUG 26 2019

Take the ‘labor’ out of Labor Day Weekend and relax on Folly

If Memorial Day marks the onset of the summer vacation crowds, then Labor Day Weekend signals the end of the peak season at Folly Beach.  While you’re here, make sure you spend some time at the Folly Beach Pier, which offers spectacular views of the beach and the ocean, fishing from the pier, and a … Continue reading Take the ‘labor’ out of Labor Day Weekend and relax on Folly

AUG 19 2019

Where Should I Park When I Come to Folly?

The secret’s out about Folly Beach – it’s the place to be during the summer. And, well, spring and the fall and basically year-round. But as the Charleston area has exploded in popularity these last few years, the pull of the beach means we have more people than ever trying to fit on Folly on … Continue reading Where Should I Park When I Come to Folly?

AUG 12 2019

Why Plastic and Styrofoam Aren’t Allowed at the Beach?

Try to imagine for a minute, if you will, what eight million metric tons of plastic might look like. Got a clear visual? Now picture that overwhelming mass of plastic filling the surf at Folly Beach. That’s right — that’s how much plastic waste makes its way into the world’s oceans each year… a whoppin’ … Continue reading Why Plastic and Styrofoam Aren’t Allowed at the Beach?

JUL 29 2019

5 Things to Know About Living in Folly Beach

Relax..Slow Down. People of Folly Beach know this to be true and live by the phrase. Folly Beach, known as The Edge of America, has many qualities that make it one of the most relaxing places on Earth. From composer and pianist George Gershwin to local writer Dorothea Frank, artists have been known to flock … Continue reading 5 Things to Know About Living in Folly Beach

JUL 22 2019

Sunset Shots that will Convince you Folly is Heaven on Earth

Is there anything better than watching the sun dip down over the water in the coastal Lowcountry? Whether you’re a hopeless romantic, a photographer or just a person that appreciates nature’s bounty, Folly Beach has sunsets that will make you think you’ve stumbled upon heaven on earth. Great spots abound, but we’ve compiled a list … Continue reading Sunset Shots that will Convince you Folly is Heaven on Earth

JUL 15 2019

Best Breakfasts on Folly Beach

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then the choice of where to begin your culinary odyssey each morning is just as significant. Not to worry, we’ve done the leg work for you and found the best places to eat breakfast on Folly Beach, even identifying the most sought-after menu items that … Continue reading Best Breakfasts on Folly Beach

JUL 08 2019

How To Find Shark Teeth in Folly Beach, SC

Some people think the only way they will ever find a shark’s tooth is to climb into a shark’s mouth, but there are much easier and less dangerous ways that will benefit both the tooth-seeker and the shark. For your greatest chance at success you need to know when and where to find shark’s teeth … Continue reading How To Find Shark Teeth in Folly Beach, SC

JUL 01 2019

Top Five Spots for Live Music on Folly Beach

There’s nothing like relaxing to live music with cold drink in hand at the end of a sunny beach day. We are sharing some of our favorite places to catch the best live music while vacationing on Folly. This list covers all the bases—whether you want a family friendly environment with a great menu or … Continue reading Top Five Spots for Live Music on Folly Beach

JUN 24 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