JUL 01 2020

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?

JUN 29 2020

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)

JUN 22 2020

Must Take Photo Opps on Your Folly Vacay

We carry portable pocket cameras with us basically at all times now, so snapping a couple memorable pictures of our favorite places is more convenient than ever. When you’re visiting Folly Beach, there are certain must see spots or activities that will provide you with the most picturesque backgrounds to commemorate your vacation. Morris Island … Continue reading Must Take Photo Opps on Your Folly Vacay

JUN 15 2020

Where to SUP and rent a SUP

Immerse yourself in nature by experiencing one of the fastest growing activities in America, Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP). Folly Beach has an abundance of areas (beach, river, tidal creeks, etc.) where you can launch your board and enjoy the beauty of our Lowcountry coastline from right on the water. It’s a fun and relaxing activity that … Continue reading Where to SUP and rent a SUP

JUN 08 2020

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

JUN 01 2020

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!

MAY 26 2020

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!

MAY 22 2020

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

APR 20 2020

What Lies Beneath a Leatherback Turtle’s Beak

If you spend any of your spare time pursuing social media, you may very well have stumbled across a particularly surprising viral photo: the inside of a leatherback turtle’s mouth. That doesn’t sound too terribly intimidating, right? Along with the rest of their sea turtle brethren, these true beauties of the sea have a special … Continue reading What Lies Beneath a Leatherback Turtle’s Beak

APR 07 2020

National Beer Day: Places on Folly Serving Local Brews

What would you give to celebrate National Beer Day on Folly Beach? Our intention with this blog post was to give a nod to the budding South Carolina craft beer scene, now features more than 30 breweries alone, and the bars and restaurants on Folly where you can drink like a local.  We are still … Continue reading National Beer Day: Places on Folly Serving Local Brews

APR 06 2020

Folly Beach Reads

Folly’s appeal is far reaching. People travel from all over the country and the world to walk the beaches, surf the waves, fish from the pier. And some people are expressing their love and appreciation in literature. Folly’s shores and streets have become the setting for several recent novels. Dorthea Benton Frank, maybe the Lowcountry’s … Continue reading Folly Beach Reads

MAR 30 2020

An Unforgettable Experience: A first look at Folly

Entering Folly Beach for the first time, you drive over the Folly River and one of the initial idyllic images greeting you are the boaters, kayakers and paddle boarders enjoying a beautiful day on the water. When you cross the bridge you pass by the charming main downtown strip of Center Street, highlighted by the … Continue reading An Unforgettable Experience: A first look at Folly

MAR 23 2020

Creative Ways to Display Your Shark Teeth Collection

Now that you’ve done the hard work of hunting down a varied assortment of shark’s teeth, you’ll want to find some creative ways to display your collection. There are many options from which to choose, but here are a few of the more imaginative approaches to exhibiting your shark tooth stash. Frame them in a … Continue reading Creative Ways to Display Your Shark Teeth Collection

MAR 02 2020

Folly Beach Brunch

Brunch Bunch: Top Spots for Folly Beach Brunch     Sunday brunch is a great way to start your week on Folly Beach. Highlighted here are some of the most popular brunch spots and a few featured menu items to tempt your tummy. Pair them with a freshly-made mimosa or Bloody Mary and let the … Continue reading Folly Beach Brunch

FEB 24 2020

10 Things to Do in Folly Beach

Amanda of Girl about Columbus revealed 10 of her favorite activities while staying in Folly. Read more for her favorites on where to eat, stay, and play. 1. Check out some of her favorite local eats. Located on Center street, Taco Boy has been rated as one of the top 5 restaurants in Folly by … Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Folly Beach