Four Reasons You’ve Got to Visit Tybee in 2018
2017 was a big year for Savannah’s beach, and 2018 is set to be just as great. Life is always good on the island, so if you haven’t taken a trip to Tybee in the past, be sure to include it on your list of New Year’s resolutions. Between our natural beauty, our festive spirit and our friendly locals, Tybee is a great option for your beach getaway in 2018. If you’re on the fence, we’re happy to provide a little encouragement. Here are four sure-fire reasons to make your way to visit Tybee this year.
Tybee Island is a town that really knows how to get down. There’s always something exciting coming up on the calendar, and our events are definitely worth traveling for. It doesn’t matter if you’re a foodie, a fitness buff, a patron of the arts or a party animal, there’s an event on our agenda that you’ll love. Here are a few annual favorites to plan your trip around in 2018. And stay tuned for updates.
- Tybee Restaurant Week: Jan 12-21, 2018
- Critz Run Fest: Feb 2, 2018
- Annual Tybee Wine Festival: Spring 2018
- Tybee’s Rainbow Fest: Spring 2018
- The Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest: Oct 4-7, 2018
Our unique location off the Southeastern continental coast allows us to enjoy the biodiversity and beauty of the Atlantic. Tybee Island is one of the only cities in the region with a climate action plan. Environmental conservation is important to us, and we offer visitors several opportunities to share in our effort.
Several of our fishing charters and watersports outfitters provide eco-tours, highlighting our celebrated flora and fauna. The Tybee Island Marine Science Center is a leader in our conservation movement, and a great place to learn about island waterways, natural resources and protected species. And Little Tybee, our pristine barrier isle, offers adventurers an unadulterated encounter with nature, a rare opportunity that’s increasingly lost on our fast-paced, cyberized society. In summation, if environmentally-conscious travel is your thing, Tybee is your place.
We don’t a have bunch of flashy franchises and run-of-the-mill malls that are the trappings of conventional tourism. Our shopping scene is home-grown and just as unique and diverse as the locals who populate our town. Business is booming on Tybee. Enjoy succulent seafood at The Crab Shack; find one-of-a-kind gifts at Seaside Sisters; admire local art at Tybean, and see a show at The Tybee Post Theater. Our local businesses ensure that your Tybee getaway can’t be replicated elsewhere.
While spring & summer boast the best beach weather, there’s never a bad time to visit Tybee. Our luxe accommodations offer specials throughout the year to help make your trip that much more affordable. Now is definitely time to book your trip, as several of our hotels, B&Bs and vacation rentals are offering exclusive deals and discounted, off-season rates. Check out our specials to find the right accommodation for you, and plan your trip today. We’ll see you this year!
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About the Author:
Chantel Baul is a Savannah native with a knack for writing and an ever-growing curiosity. She received her BA in English & Professional Communications from Armstrong State University, and when she’s not writing she’s serving the country as a US Army Reserve Officer. She’s an NPR nerd/foodie with a deep passion for all things travel, sustainable living and fun.