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Getting Around

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Calendar of Events

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The Beach Bucket List

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Excursions and Attractions

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Welcome to Tybee Island

Dining and Nightlife

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Shopping

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Places to Stay

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Sara Lane, director of Visit Tybee, shares a few Tybee Island secrets.

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Favorite Beach Access

Off the Island

North Beach. It’s the quieter side of the island and the perfect spot to watch the ships coming into Savannah.

Only on Tybee If you’re looking for chain businesses, you’ll have to look elsewhere. Tybee Island is one of the few true beach towns left. The island is full of small business owners, all with unique offerings. Can’t find your way? Don’t be afraid to ask someone. The locals are happy to help. After all, we are one of “America’s Happiest Seaside Towns,” according to Coastal Living magazine.

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Tybee Island Map

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Downtown Savannah Map

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Services and Resources

You Must Try Wild Georgia Shrimp! Caught from Tybee’s waters, our shrimp have a distinctive flavor that leaves you wanting more every time. Try them steamed, fried, grilled or sautéed—any way you choose, you can’t go wrong.

Take My Advice Make a stop at our Visitor Center to get the scoop on all things Tybee. From lodging and restaurant suggestions to event and attraction information, we have what you need to make the most of your stay. Lastly, remember to slow down and take it all in. As we say here: Relax, you’re on Tybee time!

Savannah magazine published the official 2017 Visit Tybee Vacation Planner in partnership with Visit Tybee in December 2016. The publication is available at various distribution points and by request starting in December 2016. The cover and contents are fully protected and may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the written consent of Visit Tybee. Copyright 2016-2017 Visit Tybee ON THE COVER Location: A-J’s Dockside Restaurant Photography by Geoff L. Johnson Props by T.S. Chu Department Store and Seaside Sisters

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What’s Online Your beach vacation is just a few clicks away. Search trip ideas, events and special offers at VisitTybee.com—an interactive and responsive experience full of insider tips and inspiration. Book your accommodations, plan your adventures, explore dining options and map out your shopping route without leaving the website. Adaptable to any digital platform, VisitTybee.com is your key to all things Tybee. You can also join the thousands who follow Visit Tybee on social media. Here’s how: BEAU KESTER

Gettin’ Around Even though Tybee Island is less than 3 square miles, you’ll need a few expert navigational pointers.

Parking To keep Tybee Island’s beach community beautiful, all street and surface parking lots are pay-to-park. • Surface parking is available at Van Horne and Fort streets, dune crossovers and both North and South beaches. • Parking costs $2 per hour, whether at a meter or pay-anddisplay stations, and runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. • Annual parking passes and decals can be purchased for $150 each ($125 for seniors) at the Tybee Island Parking Services Division, 912-472-5101 or at cityoftybee.org.

Biking Once you’re on the island, ditch the car and explore our bicyclefriendly community. Bring your own bike or head to Fat Tire Bicycle and Tim’s Bike and Beach Gear for all of your needs, including repairs. Then head out to the beach, meander through the neighborhoods and ride along the McQueen’s Island Trail—a recently refurbished nature trail along the Savannah River—as the big container ships make their way inland.

FACEBOOK: Like Visit Tybee to get the latest news and updates. TWITTER: @VisitTybee. Use the hashtag #VisitTybee to ask us questions directly. INSTAGRAM: Follow VisitTybee. Tag your pictures with #VisitTybee, and we may repost them.

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20 Silver Avenue 912-786-8558 AtlantisInnTybee.com

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16 Tybrisa Street 912-786-8806 SeaAndBreezeTybee.com


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Tybee Island Wine Festival

Beach Bum Parade

EVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour

Wish You Were Here

Because of our climate, which is sun soaked year-round, any day is a good day at the beach—especially when you plan your island escape around our signature celebrations.

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For more information about these and other events, go to VisitTybee.com

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Soak up some rays as you watch the best in beach volleyball compete for sand-spiked supremacy.

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Tybee Polar Plunge

Irish Heritage Parade

Celebrate the first day of the new year along with a thousand of your closest friends and an energizing dip into the brisk and bracing waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

February Critz Tybee Run Fest Mardi Gras Tybee Break out your purple, green and gold and let the good times roll at our annual party and parade that’s worthy of Bourbon Street, but without the crowds.

April Tybee Island Wine Festival For five days, the laid-back island vibe turns luxe with vintage tastings, celebrity chef dinners and food and wine pairings.

Tybee Island Kite Flying Festival

Getting wet behind the ears is a good thing at this annual interactive water fight—where the parade gives new meaning to the word “float.”

July Fireworks on the Pier

September Labor Day Beach Bash

Tybee Turtle Trot 5K Beach Run

Dance barefoot in the sand to live music, sip an umbrella drink while savoring some good eats and watch the sun set on the last weekend of summer.

Tybee Rainbow Fest

October Coastal Empire Surfers for Autism

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Tybee Island Pirate Fest Ahoy, matey! Unleash your inner scallywag at this annual fête of sea-faring scoundrels. Raise your skull and crossbones, don an eye patch and head scarf, then set sail for a Tybee-only experience.

November Tybee Salutes Heroes

December Tybee for the Holidays Fourth of July Fireworks

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LEEANN RITCH

The Beach Bucket List There are a million ways to enjoy our beautiful beach community. Here are our Top 10 must-dos.

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3. Get Your Licks

Ever tasted Tybee Marsh Mud? Or signature Southern flavors like Red Velvet Cake or Banana Pudding in a cone? Tybee’s charming old-school ice cream parlors help you keep your cool during the hottest months and satisfy your sweet tooth.

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4. Get Your Feet Wet

The waters around Tybee Island have been recognized as one of the best places for kayaking because of the dramatic tidal changes. There’s even a Werner paddle named for our little slice of paradise. Or get on board with our other offerings—stand-up paddleboarding, surfing and kiteboarding. Rentals and lessons abound for every skill level. Paddleboard Yoga

1. Salute the Sun

Start your vacation with an early-morning yoga class on North Beach. Relax into the island state of mind while you meditate to the soft sound of waves, pose as shore birds patter, then pause and breathe deeply to dolphins playing in the surf. Now, just say “Om.”

2. Go Hunting

Comb the beach (not the protected dunes and turtle nests) for natural wonders, from sharks’ teeth to sand dollars. Learn to identify the many and varied shells that wash ashore—lettered olives, coiled moon snails, ruffled cockles and conchs.

5. Take a Walk on the Wild Side Get to know the real Georgia coast by signing up for one of the Tybee Marine Science Center’s talks, walks or treks. There’s a “sift and seine” that takes you waist-deep in the water and a marshside excursion where you learn all about the cradle of the ocean. Then, catch feeding time for Ike, the center’s resident loggerhead sea turtle. #visittybee | 9


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6. Rev Up

Don’t let the laid-back lifestyle of our island fool you. There are plenty of opportunities for high-octane adventure. Book a fishing charter, rent a boat or take a jet ski for a spin.

7. Browse and Buy

Stroll along Tybrisa Street for souvenirs and be sure to stop in the T.S. Chu Department Store, a wonder emporium that dates back to the 1930s. Then head over to the

rainbow-colored cottages of Tybee Oaks for art, antiques and beach reads.

8. See the Light

The 178 steps to the top of the Tybee Island Light Station lead to one of the island’s best vantage points. The bird’s-eye view of the pristine coast is worth the trip. And if you happen to be traveling by boat, wave as you pass the Cockspur Lighthouse—once the guiding light to sailors and setting for Florence Martus, Savannah’s famed Waving Girl, who greeted seafarers as they entered the river.

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10. Sing for Supper

Catch the Savannah Songwriters Series at the Tybee Post Theater or Paving Gravy at Tybee Social Club’s Sunday Bluegrass Brunch. Our beach community abounds with the sounds of local bands. Come listen and stay for the coldest beer and tastiest bites.

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Between Fort Pulaski on U.S. Hwy. 80 and Fort Screven on the island’s North Beach, centuries worth of history is right at your feet. Hear the stories of pirates, soldiers and slaves as you tour these vast interactive exhibits.

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9. Fortify Yourself


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SARAH JONES

Executive Director, Tybee Island Light Station and Historical Society Favorite Beach Access: 19th Street, where the Back

In My Beach Bag: Water, lots of water.

River meets the ocean Take My Advice: Slow down and don’t be Perfect Day: I love to go to the beach in the

evening at low tide when the day has cooled down. It’s fun to play in the tide pools that are left behind, especially for small children who are not strong swimmers. Only on Tybee: We have a church that meets every Sunday in a local bar.

impatient. Everything moves on island time. Insider Knowledge: Whatever you do, don’t speed

when coming over the bridge—in fact, don’t speed at all. Take Home: Lots of photos to help you remember

a wonderful vacation.

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Come Play With Us

Whether you want sand between your toes or a close encounter of the aquatic kind, we offer more than one way to soak up the sun. Attractions, Recreation & Entertainment Burke’s Beach Rentals Inc. 912-547-8145 tybeeburkesbeachrentals.com 1

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EAST COAST PADDLEBOARDING

912-484-3200 E3 info@eastcoastpaddleboarding.com 3 eastcoastpaddleboarding.com G2 Specializing in stand-up paddleboard and paddlesurf instruction. Rentals, eco-tours and gear sales. Providing fun summer paddle camps and fitness and yoga classes. Meet in one of three locations: Inlet Avenue, Alley 3 or south of the Tybee Pier. Nationally certified instructors. Reservations recommended. F9

Coastal Fitness & Wellness 802 1st St. #5 | 912-224-8525 massageontybee.com

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A6 Fort Pulaski National Monument U.S. Highway 80 E. 912-786-5787 | nps.gov/fopu B5 Lazaretto Creek Marina 1 Old U.S. Highway 80 912-786-5848 | 800-242-0166 tybeedolphins.com 4

TIM’S BIKE & BEACH GEAR

E10 1101 U.S. Highway 80 E. 5 1510 Butler Ave. F2 912-786-TIMS (8467) timsbeachgear.com Tybee’s premier bike, beach and baby equipment rentals. FREE delivery and pick up! Quality rentals. Low rates. Two convenient locations. Family owned and operated. Proudly serving Tybee for 10 years! E10 Tybee Beach Massage 1016 U.S. Highway 80 E. 912-944-7996 tybeebeachmassage.com

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TYBEE ISLAND LIGHT STATION

G10 AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY 30 Meddin Drive | 912-786-5801 tybeelighthouse.org The Tybee Island Light Station and Museum is a great way to learn about Tybee Island’s military, architectural and cultural history. 7

TYBEE ISLAND MARINE

G2 SCIENCE CENTER 1509 Strand Ave. | 912-786-5917 tybeemarinescience.org Offers year-round programs for scouts, schools, families and visitors. One-hour Walks, Talks & Treks programs highlight Georgia’s coastal ecology ($10 each). Visit the Coastal Gallery’s animals and exhibits including sea jellies, horseshoe crabs and Ike, the loggerhead sea turtle hatchling ($5 each; kids 4 and younger free). Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Located next to the pier in 14th Street parking lot.

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Book your next dolphin tour with us! • Experience bottle-nosed dolphins • See Cockspur Island Lighthouse, Tybee Island Lighthouse and Fort Pulaski • Sunset cruises available • Fleet of vessels can carry up to 120 passengers 912.658.2322 tybeedolphinadventure.com

• USCG approved up to 20 passengers • We supply the fishing gear, tackle, bait, ice, fishing license and above all―experience.

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912.897.4990 reelemn.com

Bike, Beach and Baby Gear Rentals

2 Convenient Locations North End - 1101 E. Hwy 80 South End - 1510 Butler Ave.

Visit Georgia’s Oldest & Tallest Lighthouse

Proudly Serving Tybee Island for 10 Years!

Quality Rentals • Low Rates Bicycles: Adult & kid’s beach cruisers, tandems, trailer bikes & pull behinds Beach Gear: Umbrellas, chairs & carts Baby Gear: Cribs, high chairs & strollers FREE Delivery & Pick-Up Available

Self-Guided Tours Daily 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. – Closed Tuesdays For directions or to make a group reservation call (912) 786-5801

tybeelighthouse.org

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Sundial Charters—Nature & Fishing Tours 912-786-9470 sundialcharters.com

TYBEE ISLAND YMCA

G6 & RECREATION 204 5th St. 912-786-9622 ymcaofcoastalgeorgia.org Tybee’s only fitness center. Full gymnasium, group exercise classes and summer camps offer something for everyone. H8 Tybee Post Theater 10 Van Horne Ave. 912-472-4790 tybeeposttheater.org 9H Tybee Surf Lessons North Beach Jetty 912-695-3252 808-385-5364

Tybee Island Charters 912-786-4801 | fishtybee.com

B2 Bull River Cruises 36 Wilmington Island Road (leaves out of Hogan’s Marina) 912-898-1800 bullriver.com 11

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CAPTAIN MIKE’S DOLPHIN TOURS

1 Old U.S. Highway 80 912-786-5848 | 800-242-0166 tybeedolphins.com

Tales of the South 912-660-3555 talesofthesouth.com 13

CAPTAIN DEREK’S DOLPHIN B5 ADVENTURE TOURS F9

Dixie Pedaler 801 1st St. 912-226-9676 tybeegolfcarts.com

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SEA KAYAK GEORGIA

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TYBEE AIRBOATS

E10 1109 U.S. Highway 80 E. tybeeairboats.com See Tybee’s waters and marshes on Tybee’s only airboat tours. Water tours, guided salt marsh/island tours and charter tours.

Enjoy watching dolphins play in their natural habitat against the historic backdrop of the Cockspur Lighthouse, Fort Pulaski and Tybee Island Light Station.

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Dolphin sightings guaranteed! Fort Pulaski, Tybee Lighthouse and Cockspur Lighthouse.  The only boat on Tybee that can get the dolphins to surf in our wakes.  TripAdvisor recommended. Voted No. 1!  Charter boat, cruise, H.A., guided tours, free parking.

Sweet Lowland Tours 912-786-0215 sweetlowlandtybeetours.com

Tours & Adventure

Charters & Fishing

2101 U.S. Highway 80 E. (Walsh’s Dock) 912-658-2322 tybeedolphinadventure.com

perfect paddlesport opportunities to enjoy the myriad of waterways created by the Atlantic Ocean and estuary— kayak, canoe, yoga and SUP journeys for all levels of paddlers.

Tybee Beach Ecology Trips 912-596-5362 ceasurf.com/pages/beachtrips.aspx B5

Tybee Jet Ski & Watersports 1 Old U.S. Highway 80 912-786-8062 seakayakgeorgia.com

1102 U.S. Highway 80 E. seakayakgeorgia.com

Sea Kayak Georgia offers you the

Compass Sailing 912-441-3265 compasssailing.com B5 Crabdaddy’s River Adventures Lazaretto Boat Ramp 706-338-9453 crabdaddysriveradventures.com B7 Marshland Inshore Fishing Adventures Chimney Creek at Crab Shack 912-786-5943 marshlandadventures.com 10

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B5 SEA FISHING Walsh’s Dock—Lazaretto Creek Northside 912-897-4990 | reelemn.com Private deep-sea fishing charters for up to 120 passengers leaving from Tybee Island. Experienced, knowledgeable captains. USCG-certified. Reservations required. Handicap accessible. VISIT TYBEE

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Selling Tybee & the surrounding area since 1987

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• See bottlenose dolphins play in their natural habitat. • Experience the nature and scenery of Old Cockspur Lighthouse, Ft. Pulaski and the Tybee Lighthouse. • Savor the charm of the water in this approximately 1 hour narrated tour toward the Atlantic Ocean.

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WILMINGTON ISLAND

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Tybee Island Rentals Tybee Island’s Best Beachfront Vacation Rentals

www.tybeeislandrentals.com info@tybeeislandrentals.com 800-476-0807 912-786-4034 204 First Street, Tybee Island, GA 31328 Beach Homes, and Townhouses for daily, weekly and monthly rentals. 1-5 bedrooms. We will help you plan your ultimate get-away. Located just 20 minutes from historic Savannah. #visittybee | 1 5


Tybee Island Fish Camp IZZY HUDGINS

Savor the Moment From sunrise to sunset, we can satisfy your cravings with the freshest catch and the most crafted cocktails.

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80 EAST GASTROPUB 725 B 1st St. 912-786-4782 80eastgastropub.com

Newest sports bar on Tybee with 14 large HD TVs, 12 craft brews on tap, full dinner menu and late night menu.

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A-J’s Dockside Restaurant 1315 Chatham Ave. 912-786-9533 ajsdocksidetybee.com

B5 Bubba Gumbo’s 1 Old Tybee Road U.S. Highway 80 E. 912-786-4445 facebook.com/ bubbagumboslazaretto

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COCO’S SUNSET GRILLE

B5 1A Old U.S. Highway 80 912-786-7810 cocostybee.com Waterfront dining with fresh, local seafood and spectacular sunset views. 16

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THE CRAB SHACK AT CHIMNEY CREEK

40 Estill Hammock Road 912-786-9857 thecrabshack.com “Where the elite eat in their bare feet.” Offering steamed, boiled and raw shellfish, BBQ pork and grilled chicken. View of Chimney Creek. Open 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. seven days a week. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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FANNIE’S ON THE BEACH 1613 Strand Ave. 912-786-6109 fanniesonthebeach.com

Celebrating 26 years of food, fun and drinks! Fannie’s offers an eclectic menu of sandwiches, big salads, steaks, seafood and hand-tossed pizzas. “Best Brunch” and “Best Bloody Mary” 10 years running! Brunch available 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Casual oceanfront dining with third-floor bar for amazing views of the Atlantic.

D10 Gerald’s Pig and Shrimp 1115 U.S. Highway 80 E. 912-786-4BBQ tybeebbq.com


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FUN IS THE BEST THING TO HAVE!

• Fresh Shrimp from our docks every day • Nightly sunset celebrations • Beautiful rooftop dining overlooking Lazaretto Creek

Open Daily at 11am

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“25 Most Popular Vacation Rental Spots in the US”—Trip Advisor Vacation Rentals (July 2016) F8

Tybee Island Fish Camp 106 S. Campbell Ave. 912-662-3474 tybeeislandfishcamp.com

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Tybee Island Social Club 1311 Butler Ave. 912-472-4044 tybeeislandsocialclub.com

G8 Tybee Sugar Shack Inc. 301 1st St. 912-786-4482 tybeesugarshack.com The Crab Shack TERESA TYBEE

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Rock House 1518 Butler Ave. 912-786-7176 rockhousetybee.com

Gourmet pizzas and calzones. 30-plus toppings on fresh Tybee dough. Pasta, wings, sandwiches, salads and desserts. Soft-serve ice cream. Craft beer and wine. A half block from the beach.

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Spanky’s Beachside 1605 Strand Ave. 912-786-5520 spankysbeachside.com

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LIGHTHOUSE PIZZA (beach)

15 Tybrisa St. 912-786-9874 lighthousepizza.net

E10 1105 U.S. Highway 80 E. 912-786-9874 lighthousepizza.net Gourmet pizzas and calzones. 30-plus toppings on fresh Tybee dough. Pasta, wings, salads and desserts. Craft beer and wine. Free parking. 20

MARLIN MONROE’S SURFSIDE

H6 404 Butler Ave. 912-786-4745 marlinmonroessurfsidegrill.com Come dine in the dunes! An Americana grill with tropical flavors. “Like a minivacation from the everyday!” Known for its mojitos and margaritas. Chef specials on Friday and Saturday nights. Great venue for private parties, social events and weddings. Located inside beautiful Beachside Colony Resort. Inside/outside dining right on the beach. G10 North Beach Bar & Grill 33 Meddin Drive | 912-786-4442 northbeachbarandgrill.net

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Wet Willie’s 16 Tybrisa St. 912-786-5611 | wetwillies.com

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Tybee Time Sports Bar 1603 Strand Ave. 912-786-7150 tybeetimebar.com

G2 Riptide Bar & Grill on the Pier/ Sweet Dreams Inc. Tybee Pier | 912-786-5299

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G3 La Dolce Vita 1401 Strand Ave. 912-786-5606 ladolcevitatybee.com

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Fish Camp

1403 Butler Ave. 912-786-0209 stingraysontybee.com

Fried and steamed seafood, live entertainment. Open daily, indoor and outdoor seating, groups and events. After your dinner, visit Seaweeds next door for homemade ice cream and snow cones.

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Subway LLC 18 Tybrisa St. 912-786-5908 subway.com

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SUNDAE CAFE & DELI

G8 304 1st St. 912-786-7694 sundaecafe.com Upscale Southern dining in a casual atmosphere. Groups and events are welcome. Cuisine: seafood, Southern and gourmet. F3

Sunrise Restaurant 1511 Butler Ave. 912-786-7473 sunrisesavannah.com

Sundae Café TERESA EARNEST

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TOUR LIKE A LOCAL

BRETT LOEHR

General Manager, Hotel Tybee

Favorite Beach Access: By the Tybee Pier, there is ample parking between the public lot, our private parking and street parking. For “see and be seen,” use the access closest to the pier. For quiet, take the route on the far left. Perfect Day: Start by eating breakfast at La Dolce

Vita while watching dolphins play in the surf. Then, my daughter Grace and I love to body surf the waves (not too big and not too small), while my wife Becky lies on the beach reading. We rent chairs and an umbrella from Burke’s Beach Rentals—it makes coming and going from the beach much easier. For lunch, we’ll head to one of Tybee Island’s great dining options, then collect shells. Early in the evening, we’ll watch the sunset from the other side of the island. We take advantage of the great live music scene at Huc-APoo's and Tybee Social Club. Only on Tybee: Can you virtually shut down an entire community for a massive water gun fight at the annual Beach Bum Parade. No one is safe from getting soaked to the bone—no one. In My Beach Bag: My giant beach towel (won’t leave

home without it), strong waterproof sunscreen, sunglasses, my Patriots hat and a good book. Take My Advice: We are so much more than an

island with a beach. Tybee Island is bursting at the seams with opportunities to explore nature, history, photography, art, music and food. Insider Knowledge: The absolute best times of the

year to vacation here are late March through May and August through October. You’ll feel like you have the island to yourself. Take Home: Everyone needs a handmade, no-two-

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Casual pub experience with a focus on craft beers, gourmet pub food, and of course, sports! 80EASTGASTROPUB.COM 912.786.4782 725B FIRST STREET | TYBEE ISLAND,GA

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Don’t leave our shores without tokens of your stay— from designer duds and driftwood art to beach towels and tees. F2

American Beachwear and Aloha Gifts 25 Tybrisa St. 912-786-0130 Art Encounter LLC 912-655-9812 mary-ingalls.com

D10 Caldwell’s Cottage Monogramming & Specialty Items 802 1st St. 912-472-4645 caldwellscottageboutique.com D10 Fish Art Gallerie LLC 1209B U.S. Highway 80 E. 912-472-4194 facebook.com/fishartgallerie 23

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D10 1207 U.S. Highway 80 E. 912-786-9216 seasidesisterstybee.com Seaside Sisters is Tybee’s "shore thing" when it comes to home décor, furniture, original art, books, women’s accessories and more! Shop our bevy of beachinspired items from housewares to hostess gifts and hilarious whatnots.

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D10 Tybee Cottage Art Gallery 1209 U.S. Highway 80 912-200-1747 G8 Waves Inc. 704 1st St. 912-786-9596

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Serving World’s Best Gelato ice cream, shakes, smoothies , candy, and more…. north side of Tybee location so biking is a breeze!

chocolates and more... Summer Hours: 12-10 Daily 18B Tybrisa/16th Street, Tybee Island, GA 912-786-YUM1 (9861)

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210 Butler Ave. 912-786-4542 | 877-786-4542 desotobeachbandb.com

20 Silver Ave. 912-786-8558 atlantisinntybee.com

Tybee’s closest B&B to the beach! Circa 1936. Steps to the beach—convenient mid-island location. Beautifully restored, offers three intimate rooms, each with its own distinct personality, use of oceanfront heated/cooled pool. Full cooked-to-order breakfast, complimentary reception nightly, dessert and WiFi.

Welcome to our 1950s beach-style inn, within walking distance of shops, restaurants, attractions, the pier—and just 200 steps to the water’s edge. We offer 20 unique rooms—from famous Poseidon’s Palace to the Honeymoon Suite. All rooms include complimentary extended continental breakfast and WiFi. 27

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BEACHVIEW BED & BREAKFAST 1701 Butler Ave. 912-786-5500 beachviewtybee.com

Experience Tybee—Beachview style. Exquisite beds and linens, homemade breakfast and appetizers, beach gear and bikes. Perfect for beach weddings, birthday parties or office meetings. Eight oversized luxury bedrooms, 1,200-square-foot pavilion and more than 1,000 square feet of porches.

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1312 Butler Ave. 800-596-5301 | 912-786-8710 ginntybee@aol.com georgianneinn.com Like us on Facebook! Family-friendly. “Your Beach House” since 1921.

G10 Lighthouse Inn, Bed & Breakfast 16 Meddin Drive 912-786-0901 | tybeebb.com

G9 Surf Song Bed & Breakfast 21 Officers Row 912-472-1040 tybeesurfsong.com 30

TYBEE ISLAND INN

G9 24 Van Horne Ave. 912-786-9255 tybeeislandinn.com tybeeweddinginn.com Tybee Island Inn … Southern hospitality. Personal service, secluded tropical garden surroundings and delicious creative breakfasts will relax, delight and enchant you.

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E10 & RV PARK 5 Fort Ave. 912-786-5518 | 800-786-1016 riversendcampground.com “Where the River Meets the Sea”—a few blocks from the beach & 20 minutes to historic Savannah!

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Located Right Behind The Pier and Pavillion AMENITIES

Playground • Picnic Area • Fitness Room Heated Swimming Pool • Clubhouse

ALL CONDOS INCLUDE

Ocean Side with Amazing Views • 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms • Full Kitchen • Washer Dryer

OWN A TIMESHARE AT THE BEACH TODAY! Tybrisa is the only timeshare on the Georgia Coast. Please visit our website for our special timeshare offers. Condo Rentals available year round! Two-Night Minimum Stay. RCI Gold Crown Award, Trip Advisor #1 Specialty Accommodation on Tybee Island, 2016 Best of Tybee Island Resort Award All Time Share Sales Inquiries - Sherrie Smith sherrie@tybrisa.com

One 15th Street, P.O. Box 2966 Tybee Island, GA 31328 | 912-447-5080 | tybrisa.com

Tybee Beach Tybee Tybee Beach Beach acation Rentals V V acation Rentals Rentals Vacation Quality Accommodations at an Affordable Price Pet Friendly Rooms ■ Salt Water Pool Continental Breakfast ■ Free Parking Microwave, Fridge, & Coffee Pot in Every Room

Only One Block from the Beach! 1402 Butler Ave. | 912-786-4576 #visittybee | 2 5


“America’s Best Beach Towns”—CBS Morning Show (May 2016)

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H8 2 2nd Ave. (location) 717 1st St. (rental office) 800-786-5889 oceanfrontcottage.com D9 1202 US Hwy 80―Once Upon A Tide Cottage 1202 U.S. Highway 80 E. 912-388-9257 H8 5A Ocean View Court 800-786-5889 oceanfrontcottage.com 34

DESOTO BEACH TERRACES

H7 3 2nd Terrace 877-786-4542 desotobeachproperties.com Ideal for extended families and friends, with three units designed to sleep four to eight people. Located just one house from the beach, this spacious haven offers fabulous ocean views. Access to Desoto Beach Hotel—Oceanfront’s beachfront heated/cooled pool, sun deck and umbrella rentals.

DESOTO BEACH

H7 VACATION PROPERTIES 210 Butler Ave. 912-786-4542 | 877-786-4542 desotobeachproperties.com Four properties: The Bungalows (south end near downtown with a pool), The Terraces (one house back from beach, large balconies, pool access), The Gardens (private outdoor garden patios, pool access), and The Admiral’s View at Captains Row (sleeps 13, amazing views). No hidden charges. WiFi.

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Somewhere In Time Somewhere In Time Too 1815 Butler Ave., A & B 678-566-6792 somewhereintimetybee.com Southern Belle Vacation Rentals 912-289-0130 | 800-617-7323 southernbellevacationrentals.com

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1106 U.S. Highway 80 E. 912-786-0100 | 800-967-4433 renttybee.com Offering a variety of beach cottages, homes and condos that are oceanfront, have an ocean view or are tucked away. Let us guide you to the perfect rental for your next vacation on Tybee, whatever the size of your party.

Natural Retreats Handpicked Homes 877-805-7794 naturalretreats.com

On beach time? With properties ranging from one to seven bedrooms, we have something for every budget. Come enjoy Tybee.

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H8 204 1st St. 912-786-4034 | 800-476-0807 tybeeislandrentals.com Condos, cottages and beach homes directly on the beach. Some with pools and pet friendly. WiFi. B8 Tybee Time Vacation Rentals 106 Sea Lane 912-344-0868 | 877-823-6441 tybeetimevacationrentals.com 39

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TYBEE VACATION RENTALS 1010 U.S. Highway 80 E. 877-929-7935 tybeevacationrentals.com

Vacation like a local on Tybee Island or Historic Savannah! Choose from more than 200 homes, cottages or condos. Search and reserve online or utilize our expert vacation planners. Select amenities include one to six bedrooms, WiFi, pools, hot tubs, ocean views, pet friendly and more.

Letters and numbers refer to location on map. See pages 38-39.


T YBEE ISLAND’S ONLY OCEANFRONT RESORT

One, two and three bedroom luxury condominiums on the stunning Atlantic Ocean. Heated pool and a restaurant with oceanfront dining and beach bar. Pet friendly.

beachsidecolony.com | 800.786.0770 | 912.786.4535

Rooms ~Weddings ~ Gatherings ~Events

www.beachviewtybee.com 912-786-5500 1701 Butler Ave Tybee Island GA 31328 #visittybee | 2 7


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1 15th St. 912-447-5080 | 800-868-4080 tybrisa.com 2B/2B fully furnished, all ocean-facing. Security entry gate, playground, picnic area, fitness center and pool. Affiliated with RCI, the largest timeshare exchange network in the world. Owning a time share at the beach has never been easier. Special offers at tybrisa.com.

Vacasa 912-999-1363 | vacasa.com

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1501 Butler Ave. 912-786-0700 admiralsinntybee.com admiralstybee@gmail.com Located on the south end of Tybee just steps away from Tybrisa Street and the Tybee Pier and just a block away from the beach. Double-queen and king rooms available. Complimentary continental breakfast, WiFi and free parking. Microwave and refrigerator in each room. Newly renovated April 2017!

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H7 404 Butler Ave. 912-786-4535 | 800-786-0770 beachsidecolony.com Tybee Island’s ONLY Oceanfront Resort. Three pools open year-round, one heated. Marlin Monroe’s Restaurant with oceanfront dining and beach bar. One to three bedroom luxury condos. Convenient mid-island location with private beach access. Pet-friendly. WiFi.

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DESOTO BEACH HOTEL—

H7 OCEANFRONT 212 Butler Ave. | 912-786-4542 desotobeachhotel.com Tybee’s ONLY Beachfront Hotel! Voted Best Place to Stay six years in a row. Heated/cooled oceanfront pool and sundeck with game room. Direct private beach access. Thirty-seven rooms, all with 42” flat-screen TVs, cable, microwave, coffeemaker and refrigerator. Free WiFi and continental breakfast. Beach chair and umbrella rentals. Convenient mid-island location.

DUNES INN & SUITES 1409 Butler Ave. 912-786-4591 dunesinn.com

A lush tropical getaway. Just one block from the ocean on the south end of Tybee. Conveniently located near local restaurants and the pier and pavilion. Newly renovated rooms, Jacuzzi, pool, kitchenettes, mini-suites and a twobedroom apartment. Complimentary continental breakfast and WiFi. Petfriendly rooms available. 45

HOTEL TYBEE

G3 1401 Strand Ave. 912-786-7777 hoteltybee.com Tybee Island’s only full-service hotel. 208 guestrooms, all with private balconies—many overlooking the sandy beach and majestic Atlantic Ocean. G5 Royal Palm Motel 909 Butler Ave. 912-786-4763 royalpalmtybee.com

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SANDCASTLE INN 1402 Butler Ave. 912-786-4575 sandcastle-inn.com

Friendly, relaxing and comfortable retreat just steps from the beach. Located within walking distance of many shops, quaint boutiques, galleries, superb restaurants and lively entertainment. Quality accommodations at an affordable price. Tybee Island’s ONLY saltwater swimming pool! Free continental breakfast. 47

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16 Tybrisa St. 912-786-8806 tybeeseaandbreezehotel.com Your beautiful beach vacation awaits you at the Sea and Breeze Beach Hotel. Located in the heart of the fun and festivities that make Tybee Island Beach a favorite of families and couples for generations. Moments away from the beach.

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F9 SOLOMON PROPERTIES 802 1st St. 912-786-5466 century21solomonproperties.com facebook.com/c21solomonproperties Selling Tybee Island and the Savannah area since 1987. The sales staff of Century 21 Solomon Properties is proficient in helping you find just the right home—from seaside residences, downtown homes, vacation villas or investment properties!

Letters and numbers refer to location on map. See pages 38-39.


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*Group Rides *Sandbar Tours *Salt Marsh Tours *Little Tybee Tours *Fishing Charters

www.tybeeairboats.com

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Seaside Sisters/Seaside Sweets/Sweetie Pie Favorite Beach Access: Tybee’s North Beach parking lot: easy access, easy parking, great showers and restaurant.

Perfect Day: Coffee on the porch of a fabulous Tybee cottage, then fill up a basket on a bike with a picnic lunch. Ride to the beach where a rented umbrella and beach chair await for the day—read, swim, bike and walk ‘til 4, then pack up for an afternoon porch snooze. Shower for cocktails and a sunset boat ride around the island, dock at a restaurant for dinner, drop by Seaside Sweets for a Tybee Marsh Mud gelato cone, dance the night away at Doc’s, fall into a big cozy bed and dream of the next day on Tybee.

Only on Tybee: A pirate walks up to you and asks if you

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In My Beach Bag: A cover-up from Tybee Island Clothing Company, lip gloss from Savannah Bee, sunscreen, the latest Mary Kay Andrews novel and fried chicken from the Tybee IGA. Take My Advice: Park your car, rent a bike and reset your watch for Tybee Time!

Insider Knowledge: Best beer and pizza is at Huc-a-Poo’s for $5.

Take Home: A Tybee Island Bomb Squad T-shirt and the phone number of a vacation rental company, ‘cause you’ll want to book next year ASAP.


“VOTED TYBEE’S BEST SEAFOOD & BEST MARGARITA” Inside & Outside Dining • Live Entertainment • 7 Days A Week

14th Street at Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 912.786.0209 | StingRaysOnTybee.com

Lessons | Tours | Rentals | Camps The Best Paddlesports SUP - Kayak - Canoe Paddle Tybee! 1102 Hwy 80, Tybee Island, GA 31328 912-786-8732 | www.seakayakgeorgia.com

The first and only dedicated stand up paddleboard outfitter and paddleboarding school in Savannah and Tybee Island!

eastcoastpaddleboarding.com 912.484.3200 #visittybee | 3 1


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“America’s Best Beach Towns”—Pure Wow (April 2016)

Whether you want to pledge forever as the tide rolls in or say “I do” by the historic Tybee Island Light Station and Museum, there are a few things you need to know to make it official. Yet, in the capable hands of our local event planners and photographers, your special day will be as easybreezy as our island life. Cap off the celebration with bites and beverages at any one of our awardwinning restaurants.

License to Wed You’ll need to pay a visit to Room 509 at the Probate Court of Chatham County, 133 Montgomery St. in downtown Savannah, between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You must be at least 18 years old, and you’ll need a valid photo I.D. or certified birth certificate and $66 ($26 if you’ve got a notarized premarital education certificate). For more information, call 912-652-7395.

Beach Bash For small wedding ceremonies that require no set up, you can just walk onto the public beach and get married. However, if you want chairs, music and an altar, you must secure a Beach Permit from the facilities manager at the City of Tybee for a $25 fee. For information, call 912-472-5045, or go to cityoftybee.org.

MARK WILLIAMS STUDIO

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Wedding Planners Savannah Beach Wedding 912-786-5319 savannahbeachwedding.com

Shannon Christopher Photography 706-580-1281 shannonchristopher.com F9

Shore Shooters Beach Photography 801 1st St. 866-856-2435 shoreshooters.com Wen McNally Photo & Video 540-288-4970 wenmcnally.com

Yes, Love Weddings 912-509-0187 yesloveweddings.com

Officiant Stephen Palmer Weddings 912-308-0040 stephenpalmerweddings.com

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1114 Tybee Reception & Events 1114 1st St. | 888-988-9233 tybeewedding.com

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1114 U.S. Highway 80 E.—1st St. 912-786-9099 | 888-988-9233 tybeeweddingchapel.com Reminiscent of a 1908 seaside chapel situated on the marsh, this beautiful chapel and grand ballroom is fully furnished for weddings, receptions or special events. The venue will accommodate 330 guests with more than 11,000 square feet. The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame winner. Bride’s Choice and Best of Weddings for 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012.

Letters and numbers refer to location on map. See pages 38-39.


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Take a Day Trip

A short 20-minute stretch to the mainland puts you and the whole family within reach of Savannah’s many splendors.

Take a Tour By carriage, trolley, customized walking tour or even a hearse, get an entertaining overview of one of the largest National Landmark Historic Districts in the United States—then, explore the squares, including the splash playground at Ellis Square right in the heart of the city, and visit more than 100 art galleries and studios. A bonus for those of age: You can take your drinks on-the-go if you stay north of Gaston Street.

Get a Sense of History Truly experience Savannah using all of your senses. Hear the whistle of a real steam engine at the Georgia State Railroad Museum, then walk a few steps across the lawn to the Savannah Children’s Museum, where the kids can play and learn through the touch-and-smell garden and the exploration maze. Upstairs at the Jepson Center for the Arts, hands-on exhibits involve the whole family. Then get schooled in the city’s architectural history at the Massie Heritage Center. Finish up with a Thin Mint at the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, the house museum that celebrates the life of the Girl Scouts of America founder.

Shop ’Til You Drop

GEOFF JOHNSON

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The mainland abounds with carefully curated boutiques and shopping districts. In downtown, the Broughton Street corridor has enjoyed a resurgence with big-name retailers like H&M, J. Crew and Tommy Bahama rubbing shoulders with local treasures Levy Jewelers, Globe Shoe Co., Leopold’s Ice Cream and Zia Boutique. Just down Whitaker Street in the Downtown Design District, you will find clever wares for home and hearth. Don’t miss Liberty Street stalwarts Satchel for bespoke handbags and Roots Up Gallery for outsider art. South of Forsyth Park, in the Starland District, you’ll find antique and vintage clothing shops, sweet eateries and well-crafted coffees.


Serving Fresh Local Seafood

7906 East Hwy. 80 Wilmington Island | 912.897.2009 FlyingFishSavannah.com Open Daily: 11:30am – Until the Party Stops

Savannah’s Beauty • NEW Narrated Harbor Sightseeing Cruises • Dinner Entertainment Cruises • Gospel Dinner Entertainment Cruises • NEW Narrated Harbor Luncheon Cruise • Sunday Brunch Cruises • Moonlight Party Cruises • NEW Sunset Cruises

CALL NOW FOR RESERVATIONS & TICKETS!

912.232.6404 or 800.786.6404 www.savannahriverboat.com

Departing from River Street behind City Hall Photo by Blake Crosby

Come explore acres of natural beauty and get face to face with fascinating native wildlife. Open Daily 10am-4pm 711 Sandtown Road For directions and more information call

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Calhoun Square

Monterey Square Official

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Massie Heritage Immediate/Urgent Center

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Official Visit E Gordon St Savannah Information Center

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Lafayette Square

Girl Scout First HQ

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Madison Square

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E Perry St

Sorrell Weed House

Bull St

Tattnall St

Jefferson St

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum W Alice St

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Cathedral of St. John The Baptist

Savannah College of Art & Design Admissions Welcome Building

W Jones St

Chatham Square

18 miles from downtown Savannah to Tybee Island

Second Square African Baptist Church

Historic District Police Station

Colonial Park Cemetery

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Green-Meldrim House W Harris St Pulaski St. John’s Square Episcopal W Charlton St

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Chippewa Square

Washington Square

Greene E President St

Columbia Square

E York St

W Liberty St

Montgomery St

Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

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Harper Fowlkes House

Oglethorpe Square

Savannah Theatre

First Baptist

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Independent Presbyterian

Orleans Square

Trustees Theater E Broughton St Isaiah Davenport House Museum OwensThomas House E State St

W Perry St

W Jones St

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Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

Trinity Jepson Center United for the Arts Methodist

Savannah History Museum Tricentennial Battlefield Park Memorial Park Georgia State Railroad Savannah Museum Children’s Museum

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W York St

Savannah Civic Center

Lucas Theatre

E St Julian St

E Congress St

Price St

Bull St Telfair Square

W Oglethorpe Ave

Coastal Georgia Center

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Christ Church Episcopal

Lutheran Church of the Ascension

Whitaker St

Telfair Academy

Warren Square

Reynolds Square

W Congress St

W State St

Greyhound

Official Visit Savannah Information Center

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W Broughton St

Turner Blvd SCAD Museum of Art

E Bay St

Habersham St

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Waving Girl Monument/ 1996 Olympic Monument

Emmet Park

56 Cotton Exchange

Johnson Square

Ellis Square

Barnard St

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Visit Savannah/ Chamber of Commerce

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Fahm St

Joe Murray Rivers Jr. Intermodal Transit Center

Steps to River St

Steps to River St

E Bryan St

Franklin Square

Montgomery St

Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Ships of The Sea Museum

Morrell Park

E Factors Walk

Elevator to River St City Hall

First Bryan First African Baptist Baptist Church

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African-American Families Monument

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