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 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 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 12 2019

Ride or Fly: Alternative water sports offer multiple ways to enjoy Folly’s scenery

Sunning on the beach and wading in the water is enough excitement for some ocean goers, but if you want to explore the wider world of alternative water sports there are a number of fun activities you can try in and around Folly in addition to the staples of surfing and stand up paddle boarding.   … Continue reading Ride or Fly: Alternative water sports offer multiple ways to enjoy Folly’s scenery

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 04 2019

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

SEP 04 2018

Folly Beach Hotels and B&Bs: Where to Stay for your Folly Vacay

If you’re searching for a quick beach weekend getaway or a couples retreat, Folly Beach is conveniently located just off Interstate 26 near Charleston and offers several different hotel and bed and breakfast options from which to choose. Folly’s hotels are better suited for families with kids or a group of friends who want to … Continue reading Folly Beach Hotels and B&Bs: Where to Stay for your Folly Vacay

MAY 31 2018

Folly Beach Movie Nights At Tides Hotel

Hitting the beach or catching a great movie are two of summer’s most enjoyable pastimes and now on Folly Beach, it’s possible to do both simultaneously. Folly Beach’s Tides Hotel is hosting a special free event each Wednesday night during the season, that will allow you to pull up a beach chair or blanket and … Continue reading Folly Beach Movie Nights At Tides Hotel

DEC 27 2017

Folly Beach New Year: Top 5 Things To Do

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, and Folly Beach is the place to be. With special events and parties lining the streets, you can’t go wrong by choosing to bring in the New Year down on Folly Beach. We’ve rounded up the best Folly Beach New Year’s Eve events and parties to help … Continue reading Folly Beach New Year: Top 5 Things To Do

NOV 14 2017

Very Thankful for Folly

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s the time of year to gather our family around us, eat until we’re past full, and give thanks for all the amazing things in our lives. This year, while you are counting blessings, be sure add Folly Beach to your list. Here are some of the things we … Continue reading Very Thankful for Folly