Top Spots for Your Tybee Island Beach Adventure

(Husk, Charleston)

Tybee is the ultimate oasis to escape the normal routine and embrace the quirky and eccentric. Unmarred by corporate influence, the island is a place where beach bum is a lifestyle — while the waves may not be wicked, the good vibes certainly are.

 

 

(The Crab Shack)

THE CRAB SHACK A true Tybee culinary staple, the Crab Shack brings the eats and the experience. Enjoy fresh crab and Lowcountry favorites overlooking the infamous gator lagoon (yes, with real baby gators).  912.786.9857 | 40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, GA  | thecrabshack.com

(Huc-A-Poos)

HUC-A-POOS Wander off the sand and bring an appetite — this joint serves good vibes with a side of pizza. Customize your specialty pie any way you like, grab a cold beverage and embrace your inner beach bum at this laid-back dive bar. 912.786.5900 | 1213 US-80, Tybee Island, GA | hucapoos.com

 

 

(The Breakfast Club)

THE BREAKFAST CLUB Fuel up for a day of John Hughes-style shenanigans at the locals’ favorite daytime diner. Family owned since 1976, the Breakfast Club is the only place that offers all of your favorites with a multi-page menu featuring endless classic and creative options. 912.786.5984 | 1500 Butler Ave, Tybee Island, GA | thebreakfastclubtybee.com

 

 

(Oceanfront Cottage Rentals)

OCEANFRONT COTTAGE RENTALS Stacye and Lannie Jarrell of Oceanfront Cottage Rentals have curated a collection of rental properties perfectly encapsulating the local, authentic Tybee Island charm in a luxury lifestyle vacation. Find a bungalow for a romantic getaway or a fortress for the whole family — and everything in between. 800.786.5889 | 717 1st St, Tybee Island, GA | oceanfrontcottage.com

 

 

(Hotel Tybee)

HOTEL TYBEE The Hotel Tybee opened in 1889 as the premier accommodation for island vacationers. While the original structure was destroyed, the same spirit of hospitality resides on the oceanfront property. With 208 rooms, two pools and beach access, they have fun covered.  912.786.7777 | 1401 Strand Ave, Tybee Island, GA | hoteltybee.com

 

 

(River’s End Campground)

RIVER’S END CAMPGROUND Embrace the outdoors and enjoy the serene natural setting Tybee Island has to offer. Grab your gear and sleep under the stars only a few blocks from the beach — the campground covers the rest from WiFi access to electric and water. 912.786.5518 | 5 Fort Ave, Tybee Island, GA | riversendcampground.com

 

 

(Tybee Light House)

TYBEE LIGHT HOUSE The unmistakable beacon is Georgia’s oldest and tallest lighthouse, built in 1736 standing at 145 feet tall. Get a workout in before you hit North Beach and climb 178 steps to the top for a stunning panoramic view of the coast.  912.786.5801 | 30 Meddin Dr, Tybee Island, GA | tybeelighthouse.org

 

 

(Tybee Island Marine Science Center)

TYBEE ISLAND MARINE SCIENCE CENTER There is no better way to investigate the diverse array of coastal wildlife Georgia has to offer than the newly renovated marine science center. The Coastal Georgia Gallery showcases baby gators, loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings, corn snakes, and countless other reptiles and crustaceans. Walk, talk or trek your way starting at only five dollars per person and learn about wildlife research conservation efforts.  912.786.5917 | 1509 Strand Ave, Tybee Island, GA | tybeemarinescience.org

 

 

(Pier & Pavillion)

PIER & PAVILLION Pack a picnic and bring a rod out to the pier for immersive views and easy casting off U.S. Highway 80 at the end of Tybrisa Street. Enjoy live music and the sea salt breeze — just be sure to keep an eye on that line! 912.652.6780 | Tybrisa St, Tybee Island, GA

 

 

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(Shops at Tybee Oaks)

SHOPS AT TYBEE OAKS Tybee Oaks is the one-stop-shop for all things local — local goods, music and ownership. Popular stops include Huc-A-Poos, Latitude 32 and the Tybean. Duck in and out of the colorful stalls and chat with the vendors, picking up a souvenir and tips about Tybee’s best-kept secrets and hangouts along the way. 1213 US Highway 80 E, Tybee Island, GA | facebook.com/tybeeoaks

 

 

 

(T.S. Chu Department Store)

T.S. CHU DEPARTMENT STORE There are few things worse than forgetting that one item that makes a trip to the beach just that much more fun, whether it’s a sand castle mold, beach ball, boogie board or funky shades. T.S. Chu’s has everything your typical big box store offers, but with a local beach town-nostalgia that cannot be replicated. Shop beach wares and unique souvenirs sure to thrill the whole family. 912.786.4561 | 6 Tybrisa St, Tybee Island, GA | tybee.com/chus

 

 

(Fish Art Gallerie)

FISH ART GALLERIE This art-gallery-meets-vintage store-meets-DIY jewelry boutique features works by artist Ralph Douglas Jones, whose uncanny ability to craft anything into a fish draws many curious visitors. An unmistakable sight from US-80, the gallery is the perfect pit stop for a round of I-spy.  912.472.4194 | 1209 US-80 B, Tybee Island, GA  | facebook.com/fishartgallerie

 

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