• First Timer’s Tybee Island Guide

    For those visitors not familiar with Tybee Island, this beachfront town on the Georgia coast has a lot of history and a rather unique atmosphere it is more than willing to share. The island has over five miles of beaches to offer, marsh and backwater views, and it’s a great spot for people watching and birdwatching. Read on below for our Tybee Island guide. History The name “Tybee” is thought to have come from the Native American

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  • Best Times of the Year to Visit Tybee Island

    Tybee Island, on the Georgia coast, is a great destination spot all year round. But there are a few things to consider when planning your trip to this beachside town. Weather Weather obviously is going to have an influence on when you visit Tybee Island. Typical temperatures range from +/-35° in the winter to +/-88° in the summer. Plan your visit for the temperatures you feel more comfortable with and for the activities you plan to be

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  • Planning your Beach Tybee Island Trip

    Ready to take a Tybee Island trip? Great! There is a lot to do on this quirky island! Whether you are visiting for a much-needed vacation, family outing, long weekend or a romantic get-away. Tybee’s laid-back atmosphere provides the perfect backdrop for whatever kind of trip you are planning. This is a great place to make some wonderful memories. Tours, Excursions & Attractions There are plenty of tours and excursions to fill your days. Wander on your

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  • Top Reasons to Stay on Tybee Island

    Tybee Island is one of Georgia’s barrier islands and has a laid back, casual atmosphere. Just nineteen miles east of Savannah, Tybee Island is a popular getaway for locals and out of towners alike. It’s a place that is easy to get to, but hard to leave. The Beaches There are so many reasons to head out to Tybee for your next vacation or for the weekend, but one big reason is for the beach. This not

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  • The Telfair Museums

    Founded in 1883, as a gift to the Georgia Historical Society, the Telfair Museum is the oldest public art museum in the South. Mary Telfair, a prominent Savannah philanthropist, left her house and its furnishings specifically to be used as a museum. The Telfair Museum started out with just Mary Telfair’s house, but over the years has added two other locations: The historic Owens Thomas House & Slave Quarters and the Jepson Center. Each location

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  • Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

    Founded in 1966, the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum in Savannah is just a few blocks from the Savannah Visitor’s Center and City Market. At 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, the museum is on the west edge of the historic city of Savannah. The Ships of Sea Maritime Museum Housed in the historic William Scarbough House, the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum has nine galleries of maritime artifacts, paintings and ship models. The collections

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  • The Talmadge Memorial Bridge

    If you are in downtown Savannah, or heading into Savannah from South Carolina, or from the west on I-16, the Talmadge Memorial Bridge looms up over everything. It’s an impressive sight and quite beautiful. Completed in November 1990, this ‘cable-stayed’ bridge cost over $70.9 million. The Talmadge Memorial Bridge in Savannah replaced the old bridge which, built in 1953, just became too short for the taller and bigger ships needing access to the Port of Savannah.

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  • Riverfront Plaza

    If you are visiting Savannah, you have to head down to historic River Street. Facing north, onto the Savannah River, it is a great place to shop, eat and drink and just watch life go by. And the heart of River Street is Rousakis Riverfront Plaza in Savannah. A Quick History of River Street River Street is the river side of the buildings built on Bay Street as part of the warehouses and shipping enterprises along Bay

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  • Nickie’s 1971 Bar & Grill

    Located at 1513 Butler Avenue, Nickie’s 1971 Bar & Grill is pretty much right in the middle of where you want to be. It is close to both the beach and the Tybee Pier and Pavilion, on the south end of the island. And, while it may seem to be your typical sports bar, it’s a hit with the locals as well as with visitors. The full bar serves shots, beer and margaritas – or whatever

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  • Benny’s Tybee Tavern

    For karaoke at the beach, Benny’s Tybee Tavern on Tybee Island is the place to be. Right on Butler Avenue (1517 Butler Avenue) at the south end of the island, Benny’s is right in the middle of things. This is the dive bar where the locals come to sing their hearts out (or just watch the fun). Karaoke is on for four nights a week - at least. You’ll want to come early on Friday and Saturday

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