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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!

A Closer Look at GSU’s Dune Research

Posted By Michelle Owens / April 12, 2021 / 0 Comments

DID YOU KNOW a team of Georgia Southern University biologists led by Dr. Lissa Leege and her graduate student Shannon Matzke have spent the last year conducting a plant ecology study on Tybee’s newly constructed dunes? They are monitoring 33 mid-island sites. These dunes were created to protect residential and commercial coastal developments while at […]


Posted By Michelle Owens / April 8, 2021 / 0 Comments

TYBEE ISLAND, GA – Due to unusually heavy springtime traffic on Tybee Island, the City will implement traffic controls on Saturday, April 10. These controls will prevent gridlock and ensure emergency vehicle access to the south end. Please note these changes and plan accordingly. BUTLER AVENUE Butler Avenue southbound will taper down to one lane […]

Chairs for Charity to be held May 1 on Tybee

Posted By Charissa / April 6, 2021 / 0 Comments

Chairs for Charity to be held May 1 on Tybee Loggerhead turtles, groovy colors, and flowers are popping up as 18 Tybee artists get creative by painting chairs to benefit Tybee’s Rising TYde Food Pantry. The “Chairs for Charity” auction is a collaboration of artists from four Tybee art galleries: Gallery 80 on Tybee, The […]

Sea Camp 2021 Registration is Now Open!

Posted By Tybee Marine Science Center / March 26, 2021 / 0 Comments

Sea Camp 2021 Registration is Now Open!   The Tybee Island Marine Science Centers ever popular Sea Camp provides an authentic hands-on experience introducing your child to animals native to coastal Georgia. Our engaging program teaches campers by way of the classroom, the beach, field trips, and outdoor fun.   Campers will learn through creative […]

Tybee and UGA Use Innovative GeoSurvey to Gather Public Input on Coastal Hazards

Posted By Michelle Owens / March 25, 2021 / 0 Comments

In a continuation of our award-winning coastal resiliency efforts, the City of Tybee in partnership with the University of Georgia has launched an innovative public input tool to crowdsource information on flooding hotspots, erosion, marsh die off and marine debris. Using a simple app, anyone can access the Tybee Island GeoSurvey to mark issues and […]

Colorful New Mural Brightens Jones Avenue

Posted By Michelle Owens / March 24, 2021 / 0 Comments

Drive down Jones Avenue and you’ll notice a colorful new mural adorning the side of The Cafe on 80, at the corner of Jones Avenue and First Street. It’s more than a makeover story. It’s a great story about how the Tybee Island Development Authority/Main Street program supports local businesses. When our Main Street Board of Directors learned […]

Paint Tybee Ireland Green Judging this Sunday

Posted By Charissa / March 10, 2021 / 0 Comments

Paint Tybee Ireland Green Judging this Sunday   Green bunting, giant shamrocks, Irish flags, inflatable leprechauns, and gobs of garden gnomes are sprouting all over Tybee Island, as homeowners and businesses get ready for the 1st Annual Paint Tybee Ireland Green competition. Sponsored by the Tybee Post Theater, the contest is a way to fill the […]

What’s a town to dune? How Tybee Island is using native plants to stabilize sand dunes

Posted By Charissa / March 3, 2021 / 0 Comments

Research on Tybee’s dune plant system is now underway by Georgia Southern University. You can follow this fascinating project by checking out updates on the city’s  FaceBook page every first Friday of the month. You can learn what flowers are blooming on the dunes, how the dunes are changing, and what this means for coastal […]

Tybee Post Reopens for Movies in March!

Posted By Charissa / February 22, 2021 / 0 Comments

Tybee Post Reopens for Movies in March! Your Tybee Post Theater is turning on the lights to bring you the hottest films coming out of Hollywood just as the awards season kicks into high gear! We know that many patrons have spent a year on their couch and watching everything that comes across their small […]
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Job Board – Tybee Island, Spring 2021

Posted By Charissa / February 15, 2021 / 0 Comments

Job Board – Tybee Island, Spring 2021 updated 2/24/21 The Original Crab Shack -Looking for a FUN job? Ready to work hard, play hard, and make good money? The Original Crab Shack is now hiring! We’re looking to add some great crew members as servers, food runner/hosts, bartenders, kitchen staff, and Gift Shack retail staff. […]

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