Explore Tybee Island. It’s Savannah’s beach, and is known to be the perfect picturesque spot to enjoy some sun and fun, with a dash of history, fabulous local cuisine and a wide array of outdoor adventures.
Located 20 minutes from Historic Savannah, the barrier island boasts five beautiful miles of public beaches perfect for sunbathing, surfing, family outings and relaxing along the sand and surf of the Atlantic Ocean.
The island’s south-end pier and its pavilion provide the perfect venue for fantastic sunrise views and for trying your luck at some fishing. The northern end of the island is home to historic Fort Screven and the Tybee Lighthouse, one of the nation’s oldest lighthouses, built way back in 1736, with an absolutely spectacular view from the top. Tybee is also home to a Marine Science Center featuring aquariums full of our native marine life.
While staying in historic Savannah is always amazing, Tybee Island also boasts hotels and charming seaside bed and breakfasts. For your local dining pleasure, Tybee is also home to over 25 local restaurants.
There are many things that make Tybee a celebrated family vacation destination, and the perfect place to explore.