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.

My kids & I love Tybee! it is very relaxed and laid back. We have always camped at the one, city owned campground on the island. Tybee is small enough you can ride your bike or even walk to the beach or dinner anywhere on the island. For us, we love that we don't have drive and can get out and spend time together as a family!
Reviewed by chillepepa
on June 1, 2012
I live in Savannah and Tybee Island is my peaceful get-away spot to read or just enjoy the sound of the waves crashing on the shore
Reviewed by enelson3
on June 1, 2012
I live on Tybee Island and love it. No place better.
Reviewed by marianmoody
on June 1, 2012
Lovely island filled with friendly people, whom are very proud of this tiny bit of paradise. Come visit and leave only your footprints. By the way leave the sand dollars on the beach look better there than on a Christmas tree, remember they are living creatures on our planet.
Reviewed by anewhitney
on June 1, 2012
great place to visit and vacation
Reviewed by tybee
on June 1, 2012
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Population

2,990

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