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.

My husband is taking me for my birthday. He absolutely loves it there.
Reviewed by nanalisa1104
on May 2, 2012
We went here for our honeymoon last May, we hoped to be back there this May, but looks like it will be late summer before we go back. We were both ready to go back as soon as we made it back to Michigan. We love Michigan, but this is one place we would love to retire to after our 12 year old finishes school and goes to college. Definitely need to visit at least once in your life, once you go you will want more!
Reviewed by mgreif5609
on May 2, 2012
We love going to Tybee!
Reviewed by escott2
on May 2, 2012
Tybee is the BEST place I know of for a weekend getaway! I LOVE the beaches, seeing the Tybee Lighthouse restored... I could live there year round... maybe some day i will move there.
Reviewed by deaffmommie
on May 2, 2012
One of my favorite places in the world, where if the waves were to stop, the sand would bear my name a thousand times.
Reviewed by hamtelow
on May 2, 2012
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