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Surviving Beach Bum Parade

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Surviving Beach Bum Parade The annual Tybee Beach Bum Parade will take place on Friday, May 17, 2019. This FREE event is a favorite with both locals and visitors to Tybee Island. The parade goes all the way down Butler Avenue and features an island-wide water fight! Kids love it and so do adults who […]

Jobs on Tybee

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Job Openings on Tybee Island Wouldn’t it be great to live and work in the Best Little Beach Town on the East Coast? With so many businesses gearing up for the season, Tybee Island is just teeming with employment opportunities. If you are looking for a job on Tybee Island, keep reading to see what […]

Riding Out a Hurricane

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Let me start this by saying if it is above a Category 1 and you live on the water, don’t ride out the storm. Just get out.

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Tybee Island – The Perfect Wedding Destination

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Tybee Island is The Perfect Wedding Destination Destination Weddings are the perfect way to bring two families together.  Not only do you get several days of Wedding bliss but your guests get a little vacation out of it too! The key is to plan bonding events for your wedding guests to meet. This is a […]

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These Tybee Vacation Rentals are Perfect for your Fall Vacation!

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These Tybee Vacation Rentals are Perfect for your Fall Vacation! Planning a fall vacation to Tybee Island is always a good idea. Temperatures on the Island regularly stay in the 70s and 80s well into November, the summer crowds have all gone home and children have gone back to school. This leaves the beach open […]

Perseid Meteor Shower

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Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower from Tybee’s Shores this Weekend! Looking to do something out of the ordinary this weekend? August 11-12 and August 12-13, 2017 are the peak nights of the 2017 Perseid meteor shower. Grab a blanket, snacks and your beverage of choice so you can head over to Tybee’s beach for nature’s […]

What are the Dog Days of Summer?

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What are the Dog Days of Summer? If you are like most people you probably believe that the phrase “dog days of summer” comes from the fact that dogs tend to lay around a bunch when they get really hot. Well duh, we would too if we were wearing a fur coat in the sunshine.  […]

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Last Days of Summer

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Last Days of Summer on Tybee Summer will be over before you know it and the kids will be back in school. But there is still some time to squeeze in a little more summer fun on Tybee Island. Here’s a short list of some end of the summer activities you won’t want to miss […]

Tybee Fall Vacation

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Are you Planning a Tybee Fall Vacation? During the fall, many people choose to admire Mother Nature’s dazzling palette while driving through a forest of gold-and-crimson trees. Here on Tybee, we can’t offer you that. However, we can assure you the best beach vacation without the summer crowds. Spend your autumn gazing at the majestic […]

Best Drinks for the Beach

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Best Drinks for the Beach I refuse to feel bad for saying this but one of my favorite summertime hobbies is drinking at the beach. Listening to the waves, digging my feet in the sand, and soaking up the sun is plenty relaxing BUT it goes into overdrive when I have a delicious ice cold […]

Tybee Spring Break

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Spring Break on Tybee Island It’s that time of the year again!  You and your friends are ready to block out the memories of last semester and book a trip to some overplayed spring break destination.  But why not try something different this year, something less commercial, not so plastic? Instead of long nights beating […]

Survival Tips for St. Pat’s

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Survival Tips for St. Patrick’s Day  This is a big party weekend for everyone on Tybee and Savannah, Georgia and after surviving roughly 36 of these celebrations I have a few pointers that can ensure your survival. Some of you will be bringing your children out with you to enjoy the parade, others will use […]

Packing Lunch for the Beach

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Tips for Packing Lunch at the Beach If you are taking the time to plan for a beach day on Tybee, chances are you are going to be there for the long haul. Inevitably, you will get hungry. Here are some tips for what you should pack in your cooler and bring to the beach to […]

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Valentine’s Day Getaway

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For the perfect Valentine’s Day getaway or romantic weekend, escape to Tybee Island! 1. Stay at a Tybee Bed & Breakfast!   These quaint little spots are the perfect place to celebrate an anniversary, honeymoon or simply your love for each other.  Spend your mornings sipping champagne, have some cuddles on a hammock, or enjoy “breakfast” […]

Shelling on Tybee

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Searching Tybee’s Shores Fall is the best time to go shelling on Tybee. The summer crowds have left the beach, leaving a wide swath of sand to explore. While there’s no set method to finding shells, there are certain times when you are more likely to find treasures than others.   Going in the early morning […]

Day Trip to Daufuskie

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Take a Day Trip to Daufuskie Island While staying on Tybee you won’t want to miss the opportunity to make a day trip to beautiful Daufuskie Island. Daufuskie Island offers a glimpse of what other sea islands were like before bridges and causeways opened them to development. Most native residents of Daufuskie Island are the […]

Independence Tybee Style

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Tybee Fireworks July 4th 2016 What better way to celebrate your independence from the kingdom of Great Britain than with a stunning fireworks display on Tybee Island? I mean, sure…the British are great. Without them there would be no Monty Python, Faulty Towers, lawn mowers, or even chocolate bars but this is ‘Merica the Land of […]

Beating Beach Boredom

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Beating Beach Boredom 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 […]

Sharks at the Beach

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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. World wide there are only 70 shark attacks per year. You have a 1 in 63 chance of dying from the flu and a 1 […]

Unspoken Beach Rules

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Unspoken Beach Rules 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 […]

What not to Pack

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A Tybee beach vacation should be about good times and relaxation rather than the tedious packing and preparations. If thoughts of loading your car with bikes, baby gear, beach toys, beach umbrellas and beach chairs make you just want to stay home, sit back and breathe a sigh of relief. Tybee Island has several rental […]

How to Dress as a Beach Bride

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How to Dress as a Beach Bride on Tybee Island Of course we’re not really here to tell you how to dress for your big day, but we can give you some suggestions that will leave you infinitely more comfortable! If you are planning on tying the knot on Tybee during these looooong months of […]

Tybee Spring Events

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It’s the start of the season and there is so much to see and do on Tybee Island! Keep reading to see what is in store for locals and visitors alike… Upcoming Tybee Spring Events The 7th Annual Tybee Wine Festival is the ultimate springtime celebration of wine and decadent coastal cuisine. Presented by the […]

Tin Can Tourists

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All the lucky ducks that will be on Tybee April 25th for the wine festival and/or Turtle Trot are going to be hit with an extra special treat! The Tin Can Tourists will be making their way back to the island with all their vintage RVs on display for you to see from 11-4pm! They have […]

Junkanoo is Back

Junkanoo is Back!

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Friday, March 13th, is when Barabbas and the Tribe, renowned Junkanoo performers, back to Tybee Island!  There will be many opportunities to experience a Junkanoo “Rush” first hand during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend.  Look for Barabbas and the Tribe in Tybee’s parade on Saturday, March 14th at 3pm and Savannah’s parade on March 17th. […]

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Waterman’s Camp Dates

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Parents should be at ease when their children are out in the water. The North Island Surf & Kayak Watermans Camp will instill and refine the essential skills that will ensure your children’s personal safety. All of the instructors are highly qualified watermen with years of lifesaving and instructional experience! The meaning of the term “Waterman” […]

Saint Patricks Day Celebration

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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Welcome back Budweiser Clydesdales! Perhaps St. Patrick wouldn’t be so happy to see how we celebrate his religious feast day here on Tybee and Savannah but I can tell you it is a heck of a good time! Tybee is going green on March 14th with a fun, family friendly parade. It begins at City Hall […]

Charter Fishing on Tybee

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It may be cold outside but it isn’t too early to start planning your spring fishing trip with Amick’s Deep Sea Fishing. For the past 37 seasons, Captain Amick and his crew have been fully dedicated to providing patrons with a first class fishing service.  Whether you are looking for a full or half day of […]

Last Minute Shopping

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Well, you have booked your romantic weekend to Tybee Island, made your dinner reservations, but then remembered….you have no small token of your affection that your dear lady love can unwrap. Whatever you do, don’t panic! Tybee Island has several shops and galleries that  contain unique treasures that any discerning lady will adore. If you […]

Valentine’s Dining on Tybee

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Since Valentine’s day falls on a Saturday this year, why don’t you really impress your sweetie with a weekend trip to Tybee Island, Georgia? Forget the same boring, lame chocolates, roses, and hastily bought jewelry that costs too much and isn’t very original or fun. A couple nights at the beach is a much more […]