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!

Tybee Lighthouse 2019 Sunrise & Sunset Tours

Posted By Charissa / May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Tybee Lighthouse 2019 Sunrise & Sunset Tours These tours are a unique opportunity to experience the Lighthouse before and after hours by joining one of our small private tours. The tour lasts about ninety minutes and includes a climb to the top of the Lighthouse to experience a beautiful Tybee Island sunrise or sunset. We […]

Surviving Beach Bum Parade

Posted By Lisa Loyd / May 13, 2019 / 3 Comments

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 […]


Posted By Tybee Vacation Rentals / May 7, 2019 / 3 Comments

Here’s a fun question … what kind of traveler are you? originally posted via Tybee Vacation Rentals   1.The Solo Adventurer Traveling alone is not and will never be a problem for you! It’s too easy for you to pack a quick bag, full of go-to travel gear, and hit the road. Whether you become […]

Adopt-an-Area Program – City of Tybee

Posted By Tybee Island / May 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Adopt-an-Area Program see the original post on CityofTybee.org The start of the 2019 year has launched the City of Tybee Island’s first ever Adopt-an-Area Program! Similar to Adopt-a-Highway, but instead volunteers adopt an area on Tybee Island. Adoptable areas could be a beach, beach crossover, marsh, park, or any other area on the island. The […]


Posted By Charissa / April 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

BEWARE of the SANDBARS! We hate having to put out this reminder so soon after another tragedy but it seems warranted. As of this writing, 2 people have drowned this year alone on the Southend Sandbar. PLEASE BEWARE and DO NOT go out there. Not only are you risking your life but the lives of […]

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) […]
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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 […]

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