Tybee Island, Georgia


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

8 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
3 Votes - "Most Fun"
2 Votes - "Friendliest"


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.

Most quaint, friendly and beautiful beach. Love it and will go back regularly.
Reviewed by balletmom23
on May 10, 2012
Tybee is fun, funky, and most of all beautiful!!!
Reviewed by deeharriott
on May 10, 2012
Tybee Island is totally awesome. DeSoto B & B was superb (Diane was great).
Reviewed by pinkdaisey
on May 10, 2012
Love Tybee Island beautiful beaches andd great food
Reviewed by oliveann
on May 9, 2012
I lived in Savannah ,and really enjoyed going to Tybee island with my family and friends. The people are friendly and the beaches are clean which is something I take notice of right away. i now live in Atlanta, but I still go to Tybee Island at least 3 times per summer. I cannot seem to stay away. I would recommend this to everyone.
Reviewed by charmagne shervington
on May 9, 2012
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