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.

I love Tybee Island! My daughter was married there last summer. Such a wonderful, casual place. Everyone is so nice and you can walk to almost anywhere on the island.
Reviewed by bbeachky
on May 24, 2012
Best beach I have been to!! In close proximity to Savannah which is also a wonderful place to visit.
Reviewed by Jrzeegrl64
on May 24, 2012
We love Tybee Island!! We have vacationed there many times. Love Tybee time and if you love lighthouses it has two of the best!!
Reviewed by lovetybee
on May 17, 2012
Best family friendly beach ever! - and great food!!
Reviewed by beaumills
on May 16, 2012
Best place for food and friendliness. For visiting, check out my condo at www.vrbo.com/406065
Reviewed by caroet
on May 16, 2012
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Population

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