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.

We love Tybee for its charming small-town appeal and its amazing local restaurants.
Reviewed by jwillard99
on May 14, 2012
We love everything about Tybee Island. It has a small town feel with friendly shop owners. Whether we go on a holiday or not we always have a great, relaxing time!
Reviewed by Sandra5960
on May 14, 2012
Fun place to be either short term or long term. Ever changing wonderful seascapes.
Reviewed by bentley1948
on May 11, 2012
Tybee Island is our get secret getaway...A place to just relax and enjoy the beauty in which God has given us...The people are Great...Food is Fantastic...and the atmosphere says, "Come stay awhile"
Reviewed by mmilano1
on May 11, 2012
I love Tybee Island, it's just a nice get away,,,,,,lots of friendly faces and lots of good food.
Reviewed by SarahPitman
on May 11, 2012
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