Tybee Island, Georgia

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

8 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
3 Votes - "Most Fun"
2 Votes - "Friendliest"

Description

Known as Savannah’s beach, Tybee Island prides itself on a laid-back atmosphere claiming time actually slows down here. Besides plenty of shoreline, the town offers historic lighthouses and forts, beachfront restaurants, art galleries, museums, wildlife and outdoor recreation.

The Tybee Island Light Station and Museum boasts beautiful aerial views of the town after climbing 178 steps to the top and five centuries worth of history in the Battery Garland of Fort Screven, remnants of the Florida War. This attraction is a local landmark and a must-see on any visit.

From the Crab Shack to A-J’s and Fannies on the Beach, indulge in fresh seafood and good times with the local community. Stroll to the Pier & Pavilion for a picnic as well, where you can fish, catch local events and entertainment, or simply take in the view. Other attractions include Cockspur Lighthouse, Forts Pulaski and Screven, and the Marine Science Center.

For recreation, choose from hiking or biking, surfing or paddling, and jet skiing or kayaking. Families will love scenic boat tours for dolphin and wildlife viewing, in addition to bird watching or sea turtle patrols. The are also offers plenty of art, entertainment, shopping and nightlife. See Tybee Island’s reviews for more information.

Its less than a tank of gas away. Everything you need is in walking distance, so when you park at your favorite hotel you don't have to drive until you're ready to go home. Food is great! They have island activities and festivities throughout the year. I love it!
Reviewed by MarilynHyde
on May 31, 2012
Went down to tybee island with my partner last year for 2 weeks had such a great time we are planing on going back in August this place is are number one vacation spot now!
Reviewed by Billy_joe
on May 31, 2012
Tybee Island is wonderful. I am going to retire there in 3 years.
Reviewed by slyb0yz
on May 31, 2012
Going there for many years , always something new and exciting,come see you will be glad you did
Reviewed by Cruisers Rally
on May 29, 2012
The beach, the dunes, the birds, the oak trees, the river, the seashells, the sunsets , the sunrises, the jasmine, the walks, the bike rides, the parks, the Lighthouse, the sea turtles, the sanddollars, the art shops, the music, the marsh, the green herons, the pelicans, the waves, the palms,the Tybee roses,the old beach houses.
Just getting started!
Reviewed by Lauren's
on May 24, 2012
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Population

2,990

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