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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!

Tybee Traffic Controls for July 4th

Posted By Michelle Owens / June 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

TYBEE ISLAND – The City of Tybee Island will celebrate the Fourth of July with the return of its annual fireworks show. The fireworks will be held July 4, 9:15 PM, at the Tybee Pier & Pavilion, Tybrisa Street and Strand Avenue. The city will implement traffic controls and detours to increase public safety as […]

Tybee Traffic Controls for Memorial Day Weekend

Posted By Michelle Owens / May 28, 2021 / 0 Comments

Tybee Traffic Controls for Memorial Day Weekend TYBEE ISLAND, GA – Due to the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the City expects heavy traffic and will implement traffic controls during this time. These traffic controls will prevent gridlock and ensure that emergency vehicles can access the south end. This traffic plan is subject to change without […]

Sea Foam

Posted By Joseph Richardson, Ph.D / May 19, 2021 / 0 Comments

Sea Foam Have you ever noticed how some days there is a lot of sea foam on the beach, but other days not much? On those “foamy days” I often get questions about it: Where does it come from? What causes it? This almost always happens on windy days when the wind is blowing onto […]

What’s Blooming on the Beach?

Posted By Michelle Owens / April 30, 2021 / 1 Comment

Many of the plants in the sand dunes are dormant through the winter months but are now just starting to wake up. We will start our #dunebloom series with sea rocket (Cakile edentula), one of the first green plants you’ll see popping up on the sand dunes in the late winter/ early spring. A member […]

Mary Kay Andrews Hosts The Newcomer Book Launch Party at Tybee’s Seaside Sisters

Posted By Charissa / April 26, 2021 / 0 Comments

Mary Kay Andrews Hosts The Newcomer Book Launch Party at Tybee’s Seaside Sisters Join New York Times Bestselling Authors Mary Kay Andrews and Patti Callahan for Special Pre–Mother’s Day Book Signing Event on May 8.  SAVANNAH, GA – Join New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews on Saturday, May 8 as she hosts a […]

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 […]

TYBEE ISLAND TO IMPLEMENT TRAFFIC CONTROLS THIS WEEKEND

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 […]

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