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February 17, 2019

Folly Beach is the No. 1 place for surfing in South Carolina.  It is among one of the top surfing destinations along the entire East Coast, in fact.  

Why is Folly Beach an epic place for surfing on the East Coast?  First, Folly has nice long stretches of beach.  But it also has an inherent surfer vibe and culture, as well as enough other island attractions to entertain the surfer dude and dude-ette crowd....

February 15, 2019

What’s the weather like in April? Is it cold in January? What kind of temperatures can we expect in February? 

As owners of our vacation town home at Water's Edge, we get questions like that a lot. Here’s what you can expect at different times of the year on Folly Beach or in nearby Charleston.

Our Favorite Time: Our favorite time to visit is in the spring and fall. April and May are beautiful months - not too hot and humid...

February 9, 2019

Folly is funky, is fun, and it has no shortage of reasons for a festival.  For real. Where else do they have a Bill Murray look-a-like competition and then race wildly into the freezing Atlantic ocean - in January?  Exactly!

And since the locals enjoy many of these festivals during the "off season," you should consider making your vacation plans accordingly (see Visit Folly in the Off Season). 

Enjoy this calendar...

February 8, 2019

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 from 10:00 am - 4:30 pm - A Folly Gras tradition, the annual parade will kick-off at 11 am, entering from West Ashley and exiting on East Hudson. Dressed in their Folly Gras finest, folks from all over the Low Country take to Center Street to spread Folly Gras cheer.

Festivities include: Dozens of arts, crafts and fashion vendors, live music, free kids’ activities, and, of course, lots of delicious...

February 8, 2019

If you have young kids, you’ll want to know where on Folly Beach you can bring them so they can release some of that pent-up energy. There are two awesome playgrounds on Folly Beach and another just for residents and guests at Water’s Edge.

Wave Watch: From our home, walk up 2nd Street toward the beach and turn right on Cooper Ave until you reach Wave Watch. It’s about 0.7 miles from our town home. This colorful surfboard-them...

February 8, 2019

Morning has arrived. It’s a beautiful sun-drenched day. Or it’s rainy and slightly chilly. No matter. You need that cup of java. Luckily, there are several establishments on Folly that will cater to your coffee craving. And they are all within walking distance of our town home at Water’s Edge.

Black Magic Cafe: We love their coffee. It’s full-bodied and rich. You can get a consistently good cup here. Pick up some croissants or...

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