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

JUN 18 2019

Protecting the Loggerheads (and how you can help)

Loggerhead sea turtles are an endangered species that nest along Folly Beach, and all along the southeastern US shore. They crawl up the shore from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean to dig a nest in the sand and release their clutch (eggs). Once loggerheads release their clutch, they cover the nest with sand and … Continue reading Protecting the Loggerheads (and how you can help)

JUN 17 2019

Top Five Folly Beach Burgers

Whether you like your burger as song says, “with lettuce and tomato, Heinz 57 and french fried potatoes, big kosher pickle and a cold draught beer”  or maybe a slightly different way, you’ve come to the right place. So which way do you steer?   Rita’s “The Rita”   Rita’s has a great menu and … Continue reading Top Five Folly Beach Burgers

JUN 11 2019

Top Five Cocktails on Folly Beach

It’s been a scorching summer, and you’re going to need liquid nourishment to bring you some relief from the heat and humidity. What better way to relax from a hot day at the beach than sipping on your favorite liquor libation with friends or family. We’ve compiled a list of the top five cocktail concoctions … Continue reading Top Five Cocktails on Folly Beach

JUN 03 2019

Is It Okay to Pick Up Starfish, Shells, and More at the Beach?

To some of us, it’s second nature — walking along the beach with our eyes trained on the sand and the lapping surf, looking for treasures cast from the sea. Shells, shark’s teeth, starfish, sand dollars . . . all seem like perfectly innocent (not to mention sought-after) souvenirs to commemorate time at Folly. But … Continue reading Is It Okay to Pick Up Starfish, Shells, and More at the Beach?

MAY 30 2019

How to Recognize a Rip Current (and Get Out of One)

We’ve all heard the cautionary tales – someone is swimming at the beach, when all of a sudden they get caught up in a dangerous rip current and are carried out to sea. In the best cases, they are rescued and brought safely back to shore. But, in full disclosure, the stories don’t always have … Continue reading How to Recognize a Rip Current (and Get Out of One)