Source – Wikipedia
Picture and Text Below Source – http://bit.ly/h4PgV4101 East Arctic Avenue, Folly Beach, SC – 29439 843-588-3474 bit.ly/h4PgV4
‘Fishing, walking, birding, and the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Edge of America are just some of the possibilities at the Edwin S. Taylor Folly Beach Fishing Pier, where you can find some of the best saltwater fishing in the area.’
‘The Edwin S. Taylor Folly Beach Fishing Pier is a breathtaking landmark that stretches 1,045 feet into the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean. At 25-feet wide and 23-feet above sea level, the pier is the second longest on the east coast and offers not only spectacular views, but a variety of fishing tournaments, special events, and dining.’
Full-service restaurant, Locklears Beach City Grill
Special events & tournaments
Gangplank Gift & Tackle Shop
Picture Source – Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patriots_Point40 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC – 29464 866-831-1720
‘Patriots Point is home to three museum ships:
‘The Yorktown has many exhibits on board, including:
– Medal of Honor museum, with biographies of all medal recipients
– 25 naval aircraft, including:
‘Exhibits ashore include:
– Civil War-era cannon
– Vietnam War-era:
PBR-105 river patrol boat
Naval Support Camp
Picture and Text Below Source – http://bit.ly/o4Mklt1100 West Ashley Avenue, Folly Beach, SC – 29439 843-588-2426bit.ly/o4Mklt
– January-February: 10:00am-5:00pm
– March-April: 10:00am-6:00pm
– May-Labor Day, 9:00am-7:00pm
– September-October: 10:00am-6:00pm
– November-December: 10:00am-5:00pm
‘On the west end of the island, situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Folly River, beachgoers will find Folly Beach County Park.
Lifeguards are on duty seasonally along a beautiful beachfront designated swimming area.
Skimmer Flats, a major Eastern Brown Pelican rookery, is visible at the west end of the park.
Dogs are not permitted on the beach from 10am and 6pm from May 1 through September 30.
At all other times, the dog must be on a leash.’
– Dressing areas
– Restrooms (handicap-accessible)
– Picnic area and grills
– Shelter rentals for group functions
Seasonal [View Schedule]
– Outdoor showers
– Snack bar
– Retail area
– Beach chair & umbrella rentals
- fresh local produce
- recipe mixes
- food for purchase
- cut flowers
- craft and art exhibits
The popular ‘Charleston Restaurant Week’ will be offered again thanks to the planning and promotion of the Charleston Restaurant Association (CRA).
This is a wonderful opportunity to taste the world class cuisine of Charleston and the Lowcountry!
Participating restaurants will be offering menus with three items for one price ($20, $30, or $40).
Hotels have special deals, too!
Check out the list of participating restaurants at www.CharlestonRestaurantAssociation.com
Here is an informative blog entry regarding ‘Charleston Restaurant Week’ from Tuesday, August 21st – http://www.charlestonrestaurantassociation.com/news/charleston-restaurant-week-is-september-5-16-participating-restaurants-and-menus-are-being-released-now/
Running short of cash on your trip to Charleston? Don’t sweat it! The Parks and Recreation of both the City of Charleston and Charleston County have lots of inexpenive entertainment and recreation options for you and your family. For starters, the beaches are some of the best anywhere! You may not have thought about it but Biking in Charleston is awesome.
Find out more about the Parks and Recreation Dept. of the City of Charleston or the Charleston County Parks and Recreation
City of Charleston Recreation now has online registration – www.charleston-sc.gov/dept/content.aspx?nid=2277 or https://rectrac.charleston-sc.gov/
Includes programs, activities and athletics as well as reserve various facilities. Payments can be made online, too.
Parks of Charleston County also has online registration/ticketing. You need an Account to register for courses or purchase membership passes or event tickets. Click here to get started.
Click her to purchase advance tickets for Charleston County Parks including parking for Beachwalker Park, Folly Beach County Park (currently closed), Isle of Palms Park, James Island Park, Palmetto Island Park, and Wannamaker Park as well as Caw Caw Interpretive Center. The last time I looked the parking was $6 a car and the Caw Caw was .75 a ticket. Pretty reasonable, huh?