Tybee Island, Georgia

Votes



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.

Tybee is the best!!! We always take our vacation trips there and even last minute trips! Everyone on the tiny island is so friendly and there is plenty to do without having to leave the island:)
Reviewed by KrazyAsALoon
on May 15, 2012
"Tybee Time" fun times on Tybee always something fun to do. Southern Charm and small town welcome!!!
Reviewed by Moneal
on May 15, 2012
We got married right on the beach on Tybee island, it was SO beautiful!! It's just what you want a vacation to be...everything you could possibly want or need is within walking distance and the people are so friendly!
Reviewed by atlshawt
on May 15, 2012
I enjoyed the quaintness and cleanliness of Tybee Island. I also managed to climb all the stairs to the top of the Tybee Lighthouse and took some magnificient pictures. I travelled with my sister and she and I had marvelous conversations with the elderly and local artisans. Can't wait to return. Would love to own a vacation rental just like the couple on House Hunters.
Reviewed by GlendaHulm
on May 15, 2012
Love, love, love Tybee Island!!
Reviewed by debrapearce
on May 15, 2012
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