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May 11: 2018 SCAD Sand Art Festival

“Spend a day on the short” is the online invitation to the SCAD Sand Art Festival, featuring the aspiring and talented art students of Savannah College of Art and Design.  If you are not carving sand castles or sand art, … Continue reading

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Tybee’s Lighthouse Inn Earns 2018 Fodor’s Best Award

TYBEE ISLAND, GEORGIA – FEBRUARY 16, 2018 – Fodor’s, the leading name in travel guides for over 80 years, has announced that Lighthouse Inn has been awarded a Fodor’s BEST award. Every year, the editors and experts of Fodor’s evaluate … Continue reading

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Tybee Island GA: Best Places for Sunset & Coastal Drive

TYBEE ISLAND, Georgia — For the best sunsets, Tybee Island gets a shout out!  Add also “most scenic drives in America”! “After four weeks of voting in 10Best.com’s Readers’ Choice contest, your votes helped identify North America’s “Best Places to … Continue reading

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March 17, 2018: St. Patrick’s Parade in Savannah

TYBEE ISLAND, Georgia — Slip away to peace and quiet at Lighthouse Inn on Tybee Island beach. Be close enough to Savannah to get into the festive Irish spirit for the Savannah St. Patrick’s Day parade on March 17, 2018 in downtown … Continue reading

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January 1: Tybee Island’s Polar Bear Plunge 2018

TYBEE ISLAND, Georgia — “Plunge into the brisk Atlantic Ocean” is how most Polar Bear Plunge invitations begin. Daredevils and historic preservationists — those supporting the renovation of the Tybee Post Theater — will dive into the Annual Polar Bear … Continue reading

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Beyond the Tybee Island Shore Fascinations Lure Year Around

TYBEE Island, Georgia — For Tybee Island visitors, what is passing offshore can be as exciting as what is on land! Stories and histories of the French Navy fleet off the Tybee shore during the American Revolution become more real. … Continue reading

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Tybee Marine Life: Watch for Manatee on Tybee’s Coast

TYBEE ISLAND, Georgia — Lighthouse Inn is happy to share this Georgia Wildlife report of caution about Manatee on the Georgia Coast: “Manatee (Trichechus manatus) are fascinating, large endangered marine mammal that can be found off the Georgia coast between … Continue reading

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Stories of Tybee Island in Fall: Haunted Lazaretto

TYBEE ISLAND, Georgia — Lazaretto was the colonial-era quarantine area for incoming ships, passengers and area residents who were believed to be ill. In 1767, 100 acres on Tybee Island’s extreme western tip were purchased to create the quarantine station by … Continue reading

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