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.

This is were we choose to live.
Reviewed by sbaizley
on May 3, 2012
Our son used to live at Tybee. We haven't been there in almost 3 years but plan to be there this year. We miss Tybee !!
Reviewed by dbself415@yahoo.com
on May 3, 2012
I miss Tybee so much !!!!!
Reviewed by SueGallion
on May 3, 2012
I love tybee!!! The people really care about there town andtry and keep it beautiful
Reviewed by dm93089
on May 3, 2012
I love everything about Tybee! It's beautiful, the locals are the nicest I've even encountered on vacation, the kids loved it, it's quiet but action can easily be found, if you want it. Best family vacation yet.
Reviewed by AprilDorney
on May 3, 2012
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