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.

Came fishing here 7 years ago. Now cant leave, best place in the world.
Reviewed by allaroundfishin
on May 15, 2012
Went there for the first time last summer. I will now be retiring there!
Reviewed by fonbklyngrl
on May 15, 2012
Tybee Island is my favorite place in all the world; so rich in natural beauty! With even a small bit of exploration, fauna and flora of indescribably delicate uniqueness can be found. Everything you want at your dream beach can be found here. The early riser can walk in solitude and peace, and night bird visitors will be satisfied with the many varied celebrations on the Island. Dolphin play offshore daily, and at low tide you can walk out it seems like a half-mile to explore the tidal pools.
Reviewed by FayeKent
on May 15, 2012
I love tybee because of orange crush.
Reviewed by asmurphy
on May 15, 2012
One of the friendliest places I have ever been. Good food, good fun, good fishing, good people, good art, great beach. the most relaxing place on earth as well
Reviewed by jamman2560
on May 15, 2012
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