3 Easy Tips for a Mom Getaway to Tybee!

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3 Easy Tips for Planning a Mom Getaway to Tybee Island, GA

Pop quiz! As a mom, when you hear the word vacation, what do you think of first? Do you think of piling the kids into the car and road tripping to their favorite amusement park? Or, maybe you make a mental list of all the gear needed for a kid-friendly vacation? We bet a mom getaway isn’t even on your radar. But, it should be.

With a job description that includes chef, chauffer, cheerleader and countless other titles, you’ve earned the time to pamper yourself. Take off your mom hat, call your best girlfriends and start planning a mom getaway in Tybee Island, Ga.

Fall is the perfect time to plan a mom getaway in Tybee Island. With the kids back in school, the beaches are quiet and spacious. It’s the ideal setting for a momcation with a few of your best girls. The weather is still plenty warm for soaking up the sun while sipping your favorite cocktail. In fact, you’ll almost feel like you’re in your own private oasis during a fall vacation in Tybee Island. What could be more perfect than that?

Restaurants for a Mom Getaway to Tybee Island

For beach views under fun, festival lights, stop in at The Deck Beach Bar & Kitchen. With simple and inviting décor, The Deck is Tybee’s only true beachfront restaurant. Share a plate of Tempura Calamari followed by Buffalo Shrimp Tacos and sip a craft cocktail. Our favorite is the Strawberry Hummingbird, a delicious concoction of champagne, strawberry and St. Germain.

For sunset views you won’t soon forget, don’t plan a mom getaway in Tybee without dinner at A-J’s Dockside Restaurant. Serving up mouthwatering seafood for nearly 20 years, A-J’s also serves up fantastic sunsets! Dine on the deck to enjoy the view. Dinner specials like Caprese Salad and fresh, Tybee shrimp put A-J’s at the top of our list for a mom Georgia getaway in the fall.

Planning Tip! Hourly, half-day and full-day Tybee Island kayak and paddle board rentals are available at A-J’s Dockside Restaurant. Go early and spend the day paddling around.

Activities for a Mom Georgia Getaway to Tybee Island

After you’ve rested up with a day or two on the beach, do a little sightseeing around Tybee Island. The Tybee Island Lighthouse sits on a five-acre site and has been guiding mariners into the Savannah River for more than 270 years. Experience the Lighthouse after hours with a private, guided tour. Bring your walking shoes! It’s 178 stairs to the top. For more information on guided tours, call 912-786-5801.

If the shopping bug bites, treat yourself to something fun at Seaside Sisters Tybee. The unique shop is full of casual and coastal-inspired home décor, original artwork and accessories. While you’re there, sample the gelato at Seaside Sweets. It’s the perfect “grown-up” treat for you and your best girlfriends!

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Tybee Island Vacation Rentals

Whether you’re looking for posh décor at an upscale beach house or a cozy beachside cottage, you’ll find plenty of Tybee vacation rentals to choose from when you plan a mom getaway. Waterfront cottages for two, beach condos for four and luxury oceanfront beach houses accommodating up to 10 are all available from Southern Belle Vacation Rentals.  No matter if you travel with your closest friends or enough for a game of Bunko, there’s room for everyone on a mom getaway in Tybee!

Raise your glass to the start of another school year and toast good friendships this fall with a mom getaway in Tybee Island.