Reasons to Visit Tybee Island in the Fall

When the heat of summer begins to taper off and a cool ocean breeze sweeps over Tybee Island, visitors head our way to enjoy mild beach temperatures, lighter crowds, fresh seafood and more. Fall is the perfect time to experience Tybee Island living at its finest.

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From outdoor adventures to sensational seafood, we've compiled the top reasons to make your way to Tybee Island this fall!

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Take Your Meal Outside

Tybee is known for its laid-back atmosphere, small-town vibes and relaxing views. Fall is the perfect time of year to enjoy an outdoor meal on a covered patio, sidewalk or rooftop! So, grab some sunscreen and opt to dine outside at Tybee's most popular outdoor dining spots

Jam Out to Live Music

After a day filled with beach and outdoor activities, kick back with a cold libation and listen to live music around Tybee Island. Fall marks the return of some of the island's most anticipated concerts and festivals, like the Labor Day Beach Bash on the Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion. And you won't want to miss the annual Tybee Post Music Festival featuring various talented multi-genre bands rocking out on South Beach.

Sundial Charters.

Explore the Great Outdoors

Tybee Island's bounty of pristine waterways and quiet bike paths make it a prime destination for nature lovers. From kayaking and sailing to biking and bird watching, the island offers countless ways to recharge and reconnect with nature with fantastic outdoor activities.

Fort Pulaski Drowning to Dysentery Tour

Experience Haunted History Tours

Savannah may be known as a city full of ghosts but Tybee Island has its share of darker history too! For only a few nights in October, join the Tybee Island Historical Society as they reflect on the haunted past surrounding the Tybee Island Lighthouse and Battery Garland. Experience the darker side of Fort Pulaski National Monument's history by lantern light during their nighttime tours.

Oyster season is in full swing during the winter!

Indulge in Oyster Season

Anyone who has been to Tybee Island knows that the destination is an oyster lover's paradise. The island's abundance of marshlands and creeks make it a popular habitat for these beloved bivalves. Fall officially marks the start of oyster season and just about every Tybee Island menu boasts a variety of dishes showcasing this seasonal delight.

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Slow Down to Enjoy the Sunset

It's no secret that Tybee Island is home to some of the area's most stunning sunsets. So, grab a beach blanket, your favorite evening cocktail and curl up to enjoy a beautiful beach sunset every evening. 

Just Sit & Sip

Porch sittin' is an art on Tybee Island. Fall brings cool breezes laced with warm sunshine, creating the perfect weather for swinging in a hammock or relaxing in a rocking chair. All you need is a glass of sweet tea (or a cocktail) and you're officially on 'Tybee Time.'

Fall is the perfect time to experience Tybee Island living at its finest! From cool ocean breezes to beautiful views and activities, there is no shortage of experiences to enjoy while visiting Tybee Island this fall. 

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