Folly Beach

Type: Active, Adventure, Beaches, Day Trips, Family Friendly, Fishing Charters, Free Attractions, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Activities - Summer, Parks, Relaxing, Sightseeing, Water, Water Sports

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You can't talk about Charleston area beaches without including Folly Beach! Besides the sand and waves, Folly is known for its growing restaurant scene, state park, and water sport rentals. Folly...  Read More


  • Best Attractions & Activities: "There's only one main route to Folly Beach from downtown Charleston, and traffic regularly forms on weekends and holidays. Head to the beach early to beat the backups!"
  • Free Things to Do: "Folly Beach is usually the most crowded of Charleston's three beaches, due to the fact that there is more parking, and a wider selection of bars and restaurants, at this family-friendly beach."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: You can't talk about Charleston beaches without including Folly! Besides its shore, Folly is known for its growing restaurant scene, county park, and sport rentals.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Folly Beach is a fun, free day-trip destination for those staying on the Charleston peninsula, offering pristine beach areas, as well as some killer waves!

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