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.

One of the greatest places to be on earth!!! I went as a child and now I take my children... Great memories!
Reviewed by seaallison
on May 2, 2012
It still has the look of the old day's before all the fancy homes went up, and I love the pier and dolphin watching from it!!
Reviewed by lisarabon
on May 2, 2012
Tybee Island is very laid back, relaxing and full of southern hospitality! Sun, fun and great times - Tybee Time!
Reviewed by shermoore
on May 2, 2012
love tybee island!!! you can drink on the beach!!!
Reviewed by jacsuzanne
on May 2, 2012
Tybee Island is so clean and beautiful ... its so relaxing as well
Reviewed by alecia
on May 2, 2012
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Population

2,990

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