Places of Interest

Angel Oak
Angel Oak Park, just a short drive from Folly Beach, is home to “the oldest tree east of the Mississippi.” The Angel Oak is a live oak, a tree native to the southeast Lowcountry, especially the Sea Islands.
The largest exhibit in the South Carolina Aquarium is the Great Ocean Tank which stretches from the 1st to the 3rd floor of the Aquarium, with over 300 animals living in 335,000 gallons of water.
Bird Key Stono
Bird Key Stono is an estuarine sandbar comprising approximately 20 acres at the mouth of the Stono River in Charleston County (where the Stono meets the Folly River). It is one of only three Heritage Preserve costal islands that have protected sea bird nesting.
Dolphin Info
Bottlenose dolphins live in the ocean all around Folly Beach and in our surrounding rivers.
Downtown Charleston
Visit one of America’s Premier downtown historic districts. All plenty of time to take in all of its old world charm, American history and one of the birthplace of our nation.
Folly Beach County Park
Folly Beach County Park offers over 2500 feet of ocean frontage and 200 feet along the river. Lifeguards are on duty seasonally along a 600 foot beach front designated swimming area.
The Charleston IMAX Theatre has been reopened for movies as the Terrace Theater.
James Island County Park
We invite you to enjoy the natural beauty of the 643 acre James Island County Park, as well as the activities and facilities offered there.
Magnolia Plantation
Beauty, enchantment, romance, history and’ll find all this at Magnolia Plantation. Its rich history and charm have transcended through the generations for all to share.
Shopping & Malls
Since the early 1700s, Charleston South Carolina has enjoyed life as a thriving port city, offering its residents and visitors a bountiful selection of goods, from daily essentials to one-of-a-kind collectibles.
Turtle Watch
With heads never hidden (sea turtles cannot retract their heads or limbs under their shells as land turtles can), sea turtles have glided proudly through more than 175 million years of existence.
Weather and Surf Cam
For all up to minute current and future weather and surf conditions.