Travel Blog

Discover Tybee’s travel blog connects all visitors to the island on what’s new and happening in the Tybee and Savannah area. Our blog features great sights and sounds, events and things to do, delicious food and drink, and the best places to shop or dance the night away. Read on to discover the best ways to make the most of your next trip to the South’s best little beach town!


Beating Beach Boredom

Posted By Lisa Loyd / May 26, 2015 / 1 Comment

Wouldn’t it be nice to hear the sounds of waves crashing along a shore line, to be sipping a cocktail when the sun sets, and feeling the cool sand in between your toes? Put yourself right there. Nice, isn’t it? You can almost smell the salt air, right? Now imagine your children there with you. […]

Tybee Slang

Posted By The Tybee Guy / May 21, 2015 / 5 Comments

I was recently having a conversation with a tourist about Tybee’s past settlers and their languages. The island has had numerous settlers with languages from Native American to Korean and Spanish.  I was asked “What language is most spoken on Tybee today?” Some say “Tybeenian” and some say “Tybeenese”. Regardless of the language, we have lots of […]
Memorial Day Art Show

Memorial Day Art Show

Posted By Charissa / May 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

Come out to celebrate art while honoring those who served at the 2015 Tybee Arts Association’s Memorial Day Art Show May 22nd through the 24th. There will be 18 artists booths to check out! Stick around for the raffle and door prizes while supporting the Wounded Warriors. When: May 22-24 Where: Tybee Arts Building (located […]

Beach Bum Parade Today!

Posted By Charissa / May 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

Tybee Island Visitors BEWARE!!!  Stay indoors unless you want to have a Wet and Wild Time at Tybee’s Annual Beach Bum Parade today May 15th at 6:30pm.  Stock up on water guns, hoses, buckets, or whatever you need to make the BIGGEST splash!!  Tybee locals look forward to this event all year so be prepared […]
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The New Hotel Tybee

Posted By Tybee Life / May 14, 2015 / 1 Comment

Tybee Island’s largest hotel/motel complex has been renamed! The Ocean Plaza Resort has new owners and management staff and is now called HOTEL TYBEE.  They have completed phase one of a three-part renovation plan and look forward to seeing more visitors and locals. Hotel Tybee is 100 feet from the beach and a block away from Tybrisa […]

Keep Tybee Tidy!

Posted By Tybee Life / May 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

Keep Tybee Tidy!  Leave only your footprints! By Tybee Life We love Tybee – its unique ambiance, friendly people, quirky characters, historic lighthouse and homes, delicious local food, interesting shops, talented musicians, creative artists, and the beach! Tybee has become very popular, with thousands of people on the beach during the summer, which sometimes results […]

Get the most out of Tybee

Posted By The Tybee Guy / May 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

People often ask themselves “How can i get the most out of my vacation on Tybee?” The answer is live like a local or better know as a “Tybidiot” while you are here. When you cross the Lazaretto Creek bridge you enter the “Tybee Time” time zone. Tybee Time zone is where people don’t revolve their lives around a clock, and enjoy their daily activities at a […]

Sharks at the Beach

Posted By Lisa Loyd / May 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

Over the years, sharks have gotten a bad rap as bloodthirsty man-eaters. We challenge you to take a second look at these magnificent creatures and to fight fear with facts. You have a 1 in 63 chance of dying from the flu and a 1 in 11 million chance of being killed by a shark […]
Third Thursdays on Tybee

Third Thursday May 21st

Posted By Tybee Life / May 6, 2015 / 1 Comment

On May 21st, the Tybee community and visitors can hear a free concert by the Cynergy band! Their performance will be from 5:30 to 7pm, at the circle near the Tybee Pier and Pavilion, where Tybrisa Street meets the Strand. Bring your lawn chairs or beach towels, if you wish. Tybee allows you to have […]

Unspoken Beach Rules

Posted By Lisa Loyd / May 5, 2015 / 12 Comments

Going to the beach is pretty much the best part of a summer vacation. Everyone is relaxed and having a great time. But wait…why are people staring at you like you’ve suddenly grown a third eyeball? Why are people muttering under their breath and scooching their chairs and towels as far from you as humanly […]