5 Reasons to Visit Tybee Island This Winter
If an island getaway isn’t reason enough to use some vacation days, take a look at these fantastic winter offers.
1. OFF-SEASON RATES
Referred to as Tybee’s only beachfront hotel, The Desoto Beach Hotel offers an oceanfront pool and sundeck. You know, for those times when a few steps to the beach is too far.
If you’re looking for a more intimate setting, try sipping sweet tea at a historic inn, like the Georgianne Inn, nestled just blocks from the shore.
Offering everything from cozy beach cottages to historic homes, Mermaid Cottages come in all shapes and sizes for your island vacation.
2. MILD TEMPERATURES
With the exception of a few crisp-weather days, Tybee Island offers beach weather year-round.
Substitute your snow for some sand.
Get some much-needed vitamin sea this winter.
3. SMALLER CROWDS
Does it get any better than a secluded beach all to yourself? We didn’t think so.
Make sure your cell phone is in Do Not Disturb mode and curl up with a good book.
Quiet walks along the shore are good for the soul.
4. MEMORABLE WINTER ACTIVITIES
Lively parades, super museums and beach marathons to name a few of these winter events.
Pack your running shoes for this unique charity marathon.
The Critz Tybee Run Fest is on February 2 & 3 and includes 5 individual races.
Get decked out in your Mardi Gras beads at this family-friendly parade.
Tybee Mardi Gras is on February 10 at Memorial Park from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. and parade starts at 2 p.m.
Spend a super Sunday exploring these museums – for free!
Super Museum Sunday is on February 11 at participating locations; Fort Pulaski National Monument, Tybee Island Light Station & Museum, Tybee Island Marine Science Center and the Tybee Post Theater. Times vary based on location.
There’s plenty o’ Irish luck at this family-friendly heritage parade!
The Tybee Irish Heritage Parade is on March 10 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
5. EXPLORE SAVANNAH
Spend an afternoon exploring this historic city located just a short 20-minute drive from Tybee Island.
Sip and stroll through the iconic downtown squares.
Hop on a trolley for a historic tour of Savannah!