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

FEB 22 2020

National Margarita Day: Where To Get Your Margarita Fix On Folly 

Happy National Margarita Day! Folly Beach offers an abundance of bar and restaurant options where you can celebrate this famous cocktail concoction, whether you prefer yours frozen or on the rocks, with a salted or an unsalted rim.  Taco Boy-For the perfect pairing of tacos and margaritas, stop by Taco Boy, a funky taqueria on … Continue reading National Margarita Day: Where To Get Your Margarita Fix On Folly 

FEB 17 2020

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

FEB 10 2020

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

FEB 03 2020

Consider a Home With a Pool for Your Folly Vacation!

If you’re dreaming up a Folly Beach vacation, chances are that you are thinking of long days at the beach. The beach is absolutely the main attraction when it comes to a Folly vacation, but when it comes to creating the perfect Folly vacation, it’s important to consider the reality of the beach. Sometimes hours … Continue reading Consider a Home With a Pool for Your Folly Vacation!

JAN 27 2020

Tips for Avoiding The Worst of Folly Beach Traffic

With only one ingress and egress on and off the island, traffic at Folly Beach can back up quickly, especially during peak season, holidays or festivals. Knowing the best times to arrive and depart probably still won’t help you avoid the traffic completely, but it can at least significantly reduce your gridlock experience, giving you … Continue reading Tips for Avoiding The Worst of Folly Beach Traffic

DEC 30 2019

New Year’s Eve Beach Bash at Tides

There’s no better place to celebrate the best party night of the year than Folly Beach, and there’s no better venue to ring in the New Year than at Charleston’s only full-service ocean front hotel, Tides Folly Beach. Their New Year’s Eve Party kicks off at 8 p.m. and goes until 1 a.m. Festivities will … Continue reading New Year’s Eve Beach Bash at Tides

DEC 24 2019

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas — Folly Style

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when here by the sea, Not a creature was stirring, not even an anemone.Our flip-flops still sat in sandy piles by our doors,In hopes that the cold weather would soon be no more. The tan-legged little children were nestled snug in their beds,While visions of Rita’s root beer floats danced … Continue reading ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas — Folly Style