Tybee Island Travel Blog

Discover Tybee Island’s travel blog connects all visitors to the island on what is new and happening on Tybee Island and in the surrounding Savannah area. Our travel blog features some really great sights and sounds, events, festivals and things to do, delicious food and drink from local restaurants, as well as some of the best places to shop or dance the night away. Read through Discover Tybee Island’s travel blog so you and your family can discover the best ways to make the most of your next trip to the South’s best little beach town!

Ghost Shrimp Under the Beach

Posted By Joseph Richardson, Ph.D / January 14, 2021 / 0 Comments

Ghost Shrimp Under the Beach   When you walk along the beach during low tide, across the wet sand, one of the things you notice are all the small holes in the sand. Each hole looks like somebody stuck a pencil down into the sand. The hole you see is just the top end of […]

Tybee Island Photography Giveaway

Posted By Charissa / December 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

We’re teaming up with photographer Jamie Anderson to give away this gift package including a 30” x 20” canvas print of ‘Tybee Island Lighthouse Sunset’! How to Enter: Fill Out the entry form here: https://www.coastalgeorgiaprints.com/free-giveaway-contest That’s It! We’ll choose a winner on Christmas Eve! Coastal Georgia Fine Art Prints  

Christmas Dining on Tybee

Posted By Charissa / December 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

Where to Eat & Drink Out during  Christmas on Tybee! Trying to find out who’s open or not during the holidays can be quite stressful especially if you’re visiting from out of town. That’s why we’ve put together this easy list from Tybee’s Bars & Restaurants. Whether you just need a drink in the evening […]


Posted By Charissa / November 13, 2020 / 1 Comment

With the holiday season just a few short weeks away, we want to let everyone know that we have been working on ways to have a safe holiday celebration.  With that in mind, we will not be holding our annual Christmas Parade. However, we have some other great events in the works. All Day Free […]

2021 Tybee Polar Plunge Goes Virtual

Posted By Charissa / November 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

We couldn’t let a year go by — not even this year! — without the return of the world-famous, Guinness-World-Record-setting Tybee Polar Plunge! So, it’s back! With a pandemic twist! This year, the Tybee Post Theater’s big annual fundraiser is going virtual! You can take the Plunge anywhere you want! It’s still on New Year’s Day at […]

Support CPR By Joining Us On Cruise for Critters, Sunday, October 4!

Posted By Charissa / September 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Let’s face it, 2020 has not been a very good year for nonprofits like Coastal Pet Rescue. Although the dogs and cats in their care have been adopted faster than ever due to the pandemic, the expenses for keeping the operation running continue to mount, while opportunities for fundraising events have been drastically reduced. That […]
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Tybee Lighthouse to Reopen May 29th

Posted By Charissa / May 26, 2020 / 3 Comments

The Tybee Lighthouse will be re-opening the site on Friday May 29th, 2020. However, there will be certain changes made to combat the spread of the COVID virus. · All admission tickets MUST be purchased online. NO admission tickets will be sold on-site. Only 20 tickets an hour will be sold. There will be no […]

Tybee Island Named One of America’s Best Restored Beaches

Posted By Michelle Owens / May 19, 2020 / 1 Comment

TYBEE ISLAND, GA – After spending three years and nearly $18 million nourishing its fragile coastal environment, Tybee Island is honored to be among the select few winners of the 2020 Best Restored Beach award. The award has been bestowed on five US beaches this year by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) in […]

Restaurants and Shops Open on Tybee Island, May 2020.

Posted By Charissa / May 1, 2020 / 2 Comments

We will try to update this list daily as things open up. If we missed you and you would like to be added to the list please email us at [email protected] Updated May 19, 2020. REMAINING CLOSED AJ’s – reopening on Friday, May 29th! 80 East Gastro Pub Tybee Cottage Art Gallery Glazed and Confused […]

Update on Tybee Island Re-openings

Posted By Charissa / April 30, 2020 / 2 Comments

Update on Tybee Island Re-openings April 30, 2020 – City of Tybee The following openings will occur on Tybee Island as of Friday, May 1. Open Parking Lots Strand Avenue Lot: open from 16th Street to 17th Street. The southern part of this lot from 17th to 18th will remain closed to serve as the […]

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