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.

Every September I'm there - not touristy, locals are nice - over all, layed back, fun and beautiful from the beach to the people.
Reviewed by LisaCooper
on May 16, 2012
love love love tybee!!!! very friendly and beautiful place for family get-a-ways!!!
Reviewed by ChristineWare
on May 16, 2012
Beautiful, Friendly, Laid Back....what more could you ask for?
Reviewed by DewsGirl
on May 16, 2012
Love Tybee! It's my home town and one of the most beautiful towns in America!
Reviewed by Cherryred
on May 16, 2012
I love Tybee Island! Great place to visit.
Reviewed by glhyatt
on May 15, 2012
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Population

2,990

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