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The First Thing I'll Do When Returning to Tybee is...

We are living in unprecedented times. Although a trip to Tybee may not be possible right now, we believe that planning for your dream beach trip can be a welcome escape from reality.

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To help prepare you for your return to our beloved island, we asked our social media followers to answer the following question: what’s the first thing you’ll do when you return to Tybee Island?" Here are their answers.

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Run straight to the beach and get my toes in the sand and water! - Cindy W.

Go shelling at low tide and play with my grandchildren. - Mary & Greg

Beach sunrise with my coffee. - Nancy D.

Cry tears of joy! - Kelsie D.

Stay on the beach all day (south end always), with my picnic and favorite drink. - Suzy Q.

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Find the nearest swing and take in the smells, the sun and the breezes and the sound of the waves, then a meal at my favorite place, Huc-A-Poos! - Lisa B. 

Soak up the sun, waves and beautiful island! - Rich C. 

Drink a dozen Tybee Time daiquiris. - Moana P.

Find a swing and watch the tides. Then grab tacos and beer at Chamacho's! - Matt F. 

Walk on the beach and breathe deeply. - Lisa M. 

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Go to Fannie's on the Beach! That always seems to be the first thing we do. Then the beach, walk around and shop for a bit, then later, A-J's Dockside Restaurant. I can't wait! - Magnolia

Walk along the beach. - Martha M.

Get a Wet Willie drink and then walk the pier!!! - Whitney S. 

Sit and stare at the ocean. - Jennifer W.

Walk North Beach! - Diane K.

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Can't wait to get a run on the beach! - Jimmy M. 

Head to the beach at the south end of the island and just take it all in again. - Ronetta C.

Walk along the beach and catch an awesome meal at Spanky's. - Moe

Breathe in the ocean air. - Joyce H.

Look for sand dollars. - Maggie H.

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Walk along the beach on the north shore by the jetty, and go to the Crab Shack!!! - Becky

Run straight into that ocean! - Carrie D

Wet Willie's and then hit the beach! - Kathleen Q.

Toes in the sand first then Crab Shack! - Kathy D.

Grab a bike and a fish sandwich from Bernie's! - Scott S.


Just because you can't be on Tybee Island right now, doesn't mean you can't start planning your next visit! Start dreaming of days at the beach, order an Insider's Guide for inspiration and share with us what you're looking forward to most when you use the hashtag #VisitTybee!

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