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!

10 Things To Do On Tybee

Posted By Charissa / April 19, 2019 / 28 Comments

“Steer Away” – Miss Judy Charters

Posted By Charissa / April 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

“Steer Away” a fishing story by Miss Judy Back in the late fifties, I remember my father telling me about the abundances of Spanish mackerel that we had in our area. In fact, during this time they basically covered most of the nearshore surface waters around Tybee Roads. (Better known as the Savannah Shipping Channel) […]
lights out for tybee

Lights out for Tybee

Posted By Charissa / April 14, 2019 / 1 Comment

“Lights Out for Tybee” May 1 – Oct 31 “Lights Out for Tybee”  is a program that has been put into effect to protect nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtles.  Tybee Island urges people to turn off or shield light coming from structures visible from the beach after 9 pm from May 1st to October 31st.  Artificial […]

2nd Annual Tybee Island Mermaid Festival, May 3 – 5

Posted By Charissa / April 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Beach, please! Savannah Pride presents the 2nd annual Tybee Island Mermaid Festival, May 3 – 5   Savannah PRIDE, the organizers of Savannah’s annual LGBTQ Pride Festival, are hosting the second annual TYBEE ISLAND MERMAID FEST, presented by Tybee Vacation Rentals, Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5, on Tybee Island, […]

Shelling on Tybee with Dr. Joe

Posted By Joseph Richardson, Ph.D / April 11, 2019 / 1 Comment

Shelling on Tybee When I’m out on the beach doing a Tybee Beach Ecology Trip, I will frequently get asked “when are the best times” or “where are the best places for finding shells on Tybee.” My answer generally goes something like this. When it comes to shelling, Tybee is weird! You never know where […]

Tybee Business Spotlight: Beachside Colony Resort

Posted By Charissa / April 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Tybee Business Spotlight: Beachside Colony Resort Beachside Colony Resort, Tybee island’s ONLY resort, has just been completely remodeled and redecorated. Chris and Sandy Simon, the new owners as of 2016, who grew up on Tybee, know how to treat their guests. After both of the hurricanes hit Tybee Island, back-to-back, their goal was to make the […]

Join us for the 2019 Tybee Wine Festival

Posted By Charissa / April 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Join Us for the 2019 Tybee Wine Festival! In about two weeks, it’ll be the start of the 2019 Tybee Wine Festival, our islands an annual springtime celebration of wine and coastal cuisine. Presented by the Tybee Post Theater, this year’s event, April 25-27, features three days of international wines, fine food, and, of course, […]

Funding Needed to Preserve and Protect The Cockspur Island Lighthouse

Posted By Charissa / March 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Funding Needed to Preserve and Protect The Cockspur Island Lighthouse   Since the early 1800s, the Cockspur Island Lighthouse has marked the South Channel of the Savannah River, just 12 miles east of the Port of Savannah. The lighthouse sits on an islet made of oyster shells and marsh grass and is often covered by […]

NOTICE: Special Traffic Protocols (from the City Manager’s Office)

Posted By Tybee Island / March 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Special Traffic Protocols (from the City Manager’s Office) Due to high volumes of traffic expected on Saturday, March 16th the City of Tybee Island will be implanting special traffic control measures.  The attached map shows where barricades will be placed to control traffic flow and ensure emergency vehicle access to the south end of the […]

North Atlantic Right Whale Makes Her Tybee Debut!

Posted By Charissa / March 7, 2019 / 1 Comment

Smoke, a 21-foot-long North Atlantic right whale makes her island debut in the 17th Annual Tybee Irish Heritage Celebration Parade Saturday, March 9.   Maria Procopio Tybee Island Marine Science Center 912-786-5917 [email protected] Tybee Island, GA: Smoke, a 23-year-old female, is key to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center’s Ocean Outreach program and travels to […]

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