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Tybee Island, Georgia: Best Kayaking + Little Known Facts

TYBEE ISLAND, Georgia — Of Tybee Island, “It’s the best place to get on the water in a kayak,” writes, Explorer’s Guide The Charleston, Savannah & Coastal Islands Book by Cecily McMillan. More of Tybee Island’s Little Know Facts: “By … Continue reading

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Tybee Island B&B Memories: 1996 Olympics in Savannah USA

Tybee Island, Georgia USA — How can we think of Summer Olympics Games without reminiscing about the 1996 Summer Olympics yachting [now called sailing] events in Savannah, Georgia USA, near Tybee Island.* Exciting 1996 Olympics in Savannah slide show produced … Continue reading

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Beyond the Tybee Island, Atlantic Ocean Breakers

Located on America’s east coast Tybee Island, Georgia, is the Atlantic Ocean’s coastal contrast and complement to downtown Savannah‘s beautiful garden squares, oak lined boulevards, hanging moss, historic homes and a bustling river waterfront. Bring your dreams of adventure to … Continue reading

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Tybee and Savannah Historic Wonders: Tybee Lighthouse and Savannah’s Bonaventure Cemetery Have A Connection

Savannah and “Greater Tybee” — also called the Queen of South Atlantic Resorts by Motor Age* (ca. 1915) —  are home to historic wonders and stories that connect the seashore to plantation gentry.  Tybee Lighthouse and Savannah’s Bonaventure Cemetery have such … Continue reading

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Heritage of Tybee Island GA: Sesquicentennial of America’s Civil War (2011-2015)

Beyond the frolicking lifestyle of modern-day Tybee Island are meaningful stories and historical places from The American Civil War (1861–1865). One needs to walk only two minutes from historic Lighthouse Inn’s front porch to catch sight of more of Tybee … Continue reading

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