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How far from Folly Beach?

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How far from Folly Beach?

My son's baseball team is staying at the Charleston Oceanfront Villas for a spring break tournament. If we stay "in Charleston", how far a drive is that from Folly Beach? Is there public access to the beach if you aren't staying on Folly Beach?

Thanks!

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1. Re: How far from Folly Beach?

As best I can tell.... they are actually located on Folly Beach. The entire island is only about 6.5 miles long by .5 miles wide.

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2. Re: How far from Folly Beach?

If you stay in the historic district, the drive to Folly will be about 20 minutes in off-season traffic, but possibly much longer in the height of summer beach traffic ... depending upon the time of day.

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Charleston Oceanfront Villas is on Folly Beach. Where is the baseball tournament?

Peninsular Charleston is about 9 miles from Center Street on Folly Beach. Not a bad drive except during commuter hours - it can take an hour to get from Folly to downtown between 7:30 and 8:30, similar drive times after work. Where is the tournament?

As to beach access, in South Carolina everything below the high tide mark is public. There are lots of access points on Folly, small parking lots at almost every terminus street. There are meters, don't gripe, just pay it. That's how the town pays for trash removal.

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4. Re: How far from Folly Beach?

Oops, I think I misunderstood your question.

When is the spring break? If it coincides with local spring break, the beaches will be much more active, adding to traffic.

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5. Re: How far from Folly Beach?

If you stayed in West Ashley, across the Ashley River from Charleston on the peninsula, you would be closer to Folly Beach, and a few miles from the historic district.

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6. Re: How far from Folly Beach?

A belated thanks, all; very helpful information!

I wasn't clear in my description; the team is staying on Folly Beach, supervised by the coaches; I am trying to find accommodations for my husband and myself that would be cheaper than the condos. The tournament is likely held at area high schools.

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7. Re: How far from Folly Beach?

West Ashley or Ripley Marina will be the closest to Folly Beach, if that's what you are looking for.

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