20 Reasons to Visit Tybee Island in 2018
From picture-perfect surroundings to amazing activities for the entire family; no matter what brings you to Tybee Island this year, we’re sure you’ll enjoy everything our paradise has to offer.
1. Three miles of beautiful beaches
Tybee Island is home to five gorgeous beaches that are made for basking in the southern sun and soaking in our ocean views.
2. Beach weather year-round
With the exception of a few crisp-weather months, Tybee Island offers beach weather year-round. If you’re ever looking for an island escape, you can bet that Tybee is here for a warm welcome anytime.
3. Show-stopping sunrises and sunsets
4. Historic landmarks
Many visitors have no idea how much coastal history can be found on Tybee Island. If you’re looking for alternative experiences on your visit, try checking out these historical landmarks:
5. Quirky cottages for every occasion
From bright colors to funky cottage names, Tybee vacation rentals come in all shapes and sizes. Looking for a private pool, oceanfront views, pet-friendly accommodations or a romantic getaway? You’re sure to find one that suits your vacation needs.
6. An active traveler’s destination
If staying active is at the top of your list when traveling, Tybee offers an array of activities to keep you moving. From hiking and biking to running, there is sure to be a waterfront trail waiting for you.
7. Small beach town feel
Slow down and reacquaint yourself with the simple things in life on Tybee Island. Looking to curl up with a good book, catch up on your rest and reconnect with the ones you love? Tybee Island is the perfect vacation destination for relaxation.
8. Bring home local souvenirs
Stuff your suitcase with local products and art. From locally-made candles and soaps to tasty sauces and seasonings, you can bring home something for your loved ones and yourself.
9. Travel on a budget
No matter what your travel budget is, the affordable options are endless when it comes to finding the perfect places to stay and see.
10. No car needed
With a size of approx. 5 miles, Tybee is the perfect location to ditch the car and travel by foot, bicycle or golf cart. Friendly streets offer side lanes for safety and comfort.
11. Explore Savannah
Just a short drive away, historic Savannah offers a variety of activities, tours, restaurants and experiences that are sure to entertain you before heading back to the beach.
12. Kid-Friendly Activities
13. A foodie lover’s paradise
With plenty of great restaurants to choose from, foodies can dine on authentic dishes like a Low Country boil, shrimp and grits, fish tacos, homemade ice cream, freshly caught oysters and crab legs to just name a few.
14. Water adventures that’ll leave you speechless
Tybee Island has a variety of charters and tours to choose from with knowledgeable, trained guides that can teach you all about Tybee’s natural habitat and marine life. Adventurous travelers can try their hand at surfing lessons in a relaxed environment. Whether you’re looking for a dolphin adventure or chartering a private sailboat, there is something for everyone.
15. Pet-Friendly Town
Furry friends deserve a getaway too! Although your furry companions are not permitted on our beaches, they can have plenty of fun exploring everything else Tybee has to offer.
16. Romantic Getaway
17. Sip and stroll as you go
You may already know that alcoholic to-go drinks are allowed on Tybee Island, so what better way to explore than sipping on your favorite to-go beverage.
18. Get in touch with nature
Explore, observe and experience the wildlife that surrounds Tybee Island on any of these unique nature adventures.
19. Sweet historic bed and breakfasts
Few lodging options provide the local charm that a bed and breakfast does. Sip iced tea on the front porch or cozy up by the fireplace; a historic Tybee B&B can offer the perfect place to rest your head while visiting us.
20. Year-round Festivals
Before you plan your trip to Tybee, be sure to see if any of our annual festivals or events are taking place! Tybee is known for their parades and festivals like the Beach Bum Parade and the Tybee Island Wine Fest.