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 - everyone MUST go there at least once in their lifetime! It's beautiful!!
Reviewed by Megan44411
on May 16, 2012
Such a peaceful place to get away to and then take a ride back through Savannah, Ga
Reviewed by mwblessed5@gmail.com
on May 16, 2012
Tybee is a laid-back, slice of the good life.
Reviewed by CynthiaKinkel
on May 16, 2012
Clean sandy beaches, tropical breezes, great food and friendly people. What more could you ask for?
Reviewed by psjsjan
on May 16, 2012
I have had the pleasure of visiting Tybee Island twice, and I can't wait to to back!
Reviewed by ifotou
on May 16, 2012
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Population

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