Tybee Island, Georgia

Votes



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.

What a wonderful place to visit. Not pretentious and good down to earth people. Fun things to do and lovely beach.
Reviewed by kmcinvale
on June 4, 2012
It's not summer unless I travel thirteen hours to spend my vacation on Tybee Island. I love the beach, the water, the wonderful restaurants, and the people! Can't wait to make the trek again this year :) !
Reviewed by psuforever
on June 4, 2012
Tybee Island is one of America's best kept secrets. The island itself is beautiful and the beach is expansive and exceptionally clean. There are many great restaurants and the pier is a wonder in itself. Best of the best for a small beach town. **************
Reviewed by cmlantz
on June 4, 2012
A great small town made so by the wonderful folks who live here.
Reviewed by Tybeejim
on June 4, 2012
I visited Tybee for the first time in 4/2012 and loved it and the people so much that I'm going back in October and considering moving there in the near future! It has great beaches, shops, places to eat, the friendliest locals and such great energy! I heart Tybee! :)
Reviewed by 0697nd
on June 4, 2012
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Population

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