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Beating Beach Boredom

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Beating Beach Boredom Wouldn’t it be nice to hear the sounds of waves crashing along a shore line, to be sipping a cocktail when the sun sets, and feeling the cool sand in between your toes? Put yourself right there. Nice, isn’t it? You can almost smell the salt air, right? Now imagine your children […]

Tybee Slang

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I was recently having a conversation with a tourist about Tybee’s past settlers and their languages. The island has had numerous settlers with languages from Native American to Korean and Spanish.  I was asked “What language is most spoken on Tybee today?” Some say “Tybeenian” and some say “Tybeenese”. Regardless of the language, we have lots of […]

The New Hotel Tybee

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Tybee Island’s largest hotel/motel complex has been renamed! The Ocean Plaza Resort has new owners and management staff and is now called HOTEL TYBEE.  They have completed phase one of a three-part renovation plan and look forward to seeing more visitors and locals. Hotel Tybee is 100 feet from the beach and a block away from Tybrisa […]

Keep Tybee Tidy!

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Keep Tybee Tidy!  Leave only your footprints! By Tybee Life We love Tybee – its unique ambiance, friendly people, quirky characters, historic lighthouse and homes, delicious local food, interesting shops, talented musicians, creative artists, and the beach! Tybee has become very popular, with thousands of people on the beach during the summer, which sometimes results […]

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Tybee Island Kite Festival

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TYBEE ISLAND KITE FESTIVAL (NON PROFIT) Sponsored by SAVANNAH PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP and NORTH BEACH BAR & GRILL   Kite Festival DATE:     Sunday, April 26, 2015 PLACE:   Tybee North Beach Parking Lot TIME:   11:00 AM – 2:00 PM REGISTRATION:   $10:00 FOR BEGINNER’S KITE AND A BOWL OF GUMBO!   Let’s Go Fly […]

Book Festival on Tybee

Tybee Island Book Festival

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TYBEE ISLAND BOOK FESTIVAL SET TO DEBUT SEPTEMBER 18-19TH 2015 Tybee Islanders know that great stories turn up at the beach, that inspiration is found in salt water and sea breezes. And so it is with proud enthusiasm that the island community premiers its first book festival. Riding a wave of inspiration, local children’s book […]

Tin Can Tourist Tybee

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Media Contact: Susan Hancock or Kara Ford Abshire Public Relations 912.844.9549 / 912.659.2126  Seaside Sisters and Tin Can Tourists Present 2nd Annual Tybee Trailer Trot  April 25 on Tybee Island WHAT: Seaside Sisters and Tin Can Tourists Tybee Trailer Trot. Tin Can Tourists, an all make and model vintage trailer and motor coach club, is […]

Tybee Spring Events

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It’s the start of the season and there is so much to see and do on Tybee Island! Keep reading to see what is in store for locals and visitors alike… Upcoming Tybee Spring Events The 7th Annual Tybee Wine Festival is the ultimate springtime celebration of wine and decadent coastal cuisine. Presented by the […]

Direct Flights from Ohio

Direct Flights from Ohio

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Great news for all of our Ohio fans! The Savannah Hilton Head Airport announced today that Allegiant airlines will be bringing three new direct flights from Ohio airports. The airline plans to carry direct flights from Savannah to Akron, Cincinnati, and Columbus, Ohio. These fares will begin as early as May, just in time to plan your […]

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Feeding Seagulls

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Please DO NOT FEED the Seagulls! Your toes are in the sand, you can hear the sound of the waves crashing onto the beach, your rum drink is icy cold and delicious, but right as you go to take a bite of that sub sandwich you brought with you to the beach- a large flock of […]

Tybee For the New Year

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Looking to see a big spectacle on New Year’s Eve, but horrified by the thought of pushing your way through the throngs in Savannah, GA? Don’t forget, you always have an alternative on Tybee Island! Join the revelers on Tybee’s south end and enjoy live music, drink specials, and of course the fireworks at midnight!

Fishing on Tybee Island

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by Brad Stewart owner of Stewart’s Bait and Tackle While visiting Tybee, take advantage of the many fishing opportunities around the island. There are three public piers for fishing; Lazaretto Creek pier, Fisherman’s Walk on the back river, or the Tybee Pier and Pavilion. You can also try your luck from the beach or off the […]

Surviving Tybee Beach Bum 2014

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The annual Tybee Beach Bum Parade will take place on Friday, May 16th. 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 and island wide water fight! Kids love it and so do adults who have maintained their sense […]

Unspoken Beach Rules

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Going to the beach is pretty much the best part of a summer vacation. Everyone is relaxed and having a great time. But wait…why are people staring at you like you’ve suddenly grown a third eyeball? Why are people muttering under their breath and scooching their chairs and towels as far from you as humanly […]

Day Trip to Savannah

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A Day In Savannah   Tybee Island and Savannah are inextricably linked, and for one obvious reason – if you want to get to Tybee, you need to travel through Savannah first. Or, at least, you should. There is no town quite like Savannah. With an eccentric and sometimes dark past, Savannah draws tourists from […]

2014 Tybee St. Patrick’s Day Shuttle Info

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St. Patrick’s Day Tybee Shuttle Schedule Catch a shuttle to the Tybee Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 15th, with Old Savannah Tours. Pick up will begin for downtown hotels at 12:00pm, 1:00pm and 2:00pm. Guests will be transported to the Savannah Marriott Riverfront to be shuttled to Tybee Island. Parade begins at 3:00pm. Old […]

How to Build a Sandman

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How to Build a Sandman Just because we don’t really get any snow on Tybee Island doesn’t mean we have to miss out on all the winter fun.  If you are staying on Tybee during the winter months why not try to build a sandman.. just for kicks.  Everything you need can be found on […]

Bird Watching on Tybee Island

Bird Watching on Tybee Island

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Tybee Island and our undeveloped neighbor Little Tybee Island are wonderful places for the nature lover to visit. Come for bird watching or explore our coastal salt marshes, beaches with natural, protected dunes, and our subtropical forests of live oak, pine, and palm. All are rich with birdlife and many other varieties of wildlife. Discover […]

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Tybee Island Weddings

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Whether you are eloping, planning a small private wedding or a grand affair with all your family and friends, a Tybee Island wedding is a simple, affordable and wonderful way to say “I do”. You can have your ceremony on almost all of Tybee’s miles of sandy beaches. Imagine the shimmering light of the setting sun […]

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Tybee Island Light Station and Museum

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Take a trip with us and explore the history of Tybee Island’s most established landmark. Under the watchful eye of Light Station Keeper Cullen Chambers and his staff, the Tybee Island Light Station stands as one of North America’s most beautifully renovated Light Stations. A must see for everyone. The Light Station and Museum are […]

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Tybee Labor Day Beach Bash 2013

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Tybee Labor Day Celebration Sunday, September 1st Spend your Labor Day on beautiful Tybee Island and enjoy cool ocean breezes, live music, and an unforgettable fireworks display!  Dance to the tunes of The swinging Medallions on the iconic Tybee Island Pier.  The music begins at 7 pm and admission is free! The fireworks begin around […]

Where to Eat on Tybee

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Tybee is a treasure trove of incredible dining experiences!  Whether you want to sample fresh caught seafood, a hand cut steak, or mouthwatering regional cuisine, Tybee Island will never fail to satisfy.  There are over 25 restaurants on the Island, here are just a few you will not want to miss! Exotic Birds an Alligator […]

Where to Stay on Tybee Island

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Where to Stay on Tybee Island When you are ready to take your Tybee Island Vacation we have you covered on where to stay, our beach hotels are ready to make your coastal getaway exceedingly memorable and comfortable. We have all the bases covered, from properties that offer budget-friendly stays to family oriented retreats to […]

Tybee Island Beach Sweep

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Tybee Beautification Association and the City of Tybee Island will be partnering with Savannah State University to clean up Tybee’s beach. The Beach Sweep theme is “Tigers Keep Tybee Tidy”. Volunteers should meet on the Pier and Pavilion on the south end Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 10am to obtain supplies and instructions. Everyone is […]

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Re-do Your I do’s

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Renew your Marriage Vows at the Tybee Island Mardi Gras Celebration!!  Begin your day atop the Tybee Pearl, the Mardi Gras’ official float. Then arrive in style at the main stage where you will be greeted by an officiant as your prepare to take the plunge again.   Stick around for a group bouquet toss and […]

Hotel Tybee

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Are you a fan of Tybee Island? Harry Spirides’ novel, Hotel Tybee, will take you on a journey in time when Daniel Purse bought most of the island with the intention of transforming it into a seaside resort destination. In the 1880s, there were no roads to the island so Purse built a railroad connecting […]

Tybee Island Yard Sale

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On Saturday, February 16th, the Tybee Post Theater and founding partner Fish Art Gallery will host the 2013 Winter Tybee Island Yard Sale. So be sure to come out for these fantastic bargains!! Furniture, jewelry, art, small kitchen appliances, clothes, and much more!! 8am until 3pm!! Live on Tybee and want to get rid of […]

Ruben Studdard

Ruben Studdard on Tybee

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American Idol’s Ruben Studdard will be headlining the International Beach Party on Tybee Island’s North Beach Stage, Saturday, Sept. 15 starting at 6 p.m.  This is a free event and open to the public.  Trevor Hall will be joining Studdard in the event.  The International Beach Party is just the beginning in a week of festivities […]

Tybee Spelling Bee

Tybee Spelling Bee

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September 19th is the date for the annual Tybee Spelling Bee.  It begins at 6:30pm at the Tybee Island YMCA.  Spelling Teams will raise funds for the Tybee Island Maritime Academy.  Don’t worry about having dinner before the Bee.  Sandwiches and hot dogs will be available to purchase with all funds going towards the school.  The Split […]

Tybee Island Pirate Fest

Set Your Sails For Fun at the Tybee Island Pirate Fest

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This year’s Tybee Pirate Fest is going to be huge! Motley Crue’s Vince Neil is headlining, with performances by the Brigands, Sophia Fairesword, A1A, and many others making this a truly spectacular event! October 4th is when the Pirate Fest kicks off at the Crab Shack for the Buccaneer’s Ball. The weekend will be filled […]