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 and very friendly place.
Reviewed by btponton
on May 9, 2012
A fantastic island! Have many fond memories of Tybee.
Reviewed by DMURRAY3@BELLSOUTH.NET
on May 9, 2012
Tybee is one of our favorite places to go. Very beautiful beaches and friendly people!!
Reviewed by tillywilly56
on May 9, 2012
Tybee is a wonderful place to live or visit. Not pretentious at all but plenty to do.
Reviewed by smomof2
on May 9, 2012
Tybee Island is heaven on earth. We take our grandchildren there all the time. The people are the friendliest. The food the best. And the only place I would want to live. I hope to be able to call it home very very very soon:)
Reviewed by morticia54
on May 9, 2012
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