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.

Beautiful,Peceful, You can be alone nd romantic or join in the activities.
Reviewed by LisaGregory
on May 11, 2012
Wonderful place to visit for everyone! It's as relaxing or exciting as you make it. We would love to live there.
Reviewed by RobertaHC
on May 11, 2012
I happened on this little Island when I moved South from Ohio in 1984. I have been to several beaches but this is my favorite. It has the air of nostalgia, great food, great people and lots to do. The secret has obviously gotten out due to all the new housing.
Reviewed by KarenDavis
on May 11, 2012
I love Tybee Island have been traveling there every summer since I was a child. Love to spend my time on the beach and just to walk around town looking at all the changes.
Reviewed by tmyers999
on May 10, 2012
Tybee Island is the best place for a family vacation. Within in minutes of getting on the Island, I switch to Tybee Time and relax. It is a drive but well worth the miles!!
Reviewed by mkinmidtn
on May 10, 2012
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Population

2,990

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