Fun things to do in Savannah : Folly Beach in Charleston, SC. Folly Beach

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Folly Beach was called "The Edge of America" during its heyday from the 1930s through the 1950s as a swinging resort getaway. Today. Folly Beach is the top spot for surfing on the east coast, with the “Washout”, known as the prime surfing area, and home to the best waves.

You can find some of the best saltwater fishing off the Edwin S. Taylor Folly Beach Fishing Pier. The pier stretches 1,045 feet into the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and is 25 feet wide and 23 feet above sea level with a large diamond shaped pavilion at the end. The Edwin S. Taylor Folly Beach Fishing Pier is the second longest on the east coast. At the far east end of Folly Island you can see the Morris Island Lighthouse built in 1876.