Visit Tybee Director Sara Lane has tips for beating the crowds, watching the sunset and having a blast at Georgia’s beaches. -To avoid crowds and traffic, it’s best to head to Tybee early in the day. The roads and beaches fill up more as the day wears on. -Parking is rarely easy on Tybee, but locals take advantage of the larger parking lot at north beach, near the lighthouse.
When the dust starts flying in the state legislature next month, Savannah lawmakers will be kicking up sand. They're making beach renourishment one of their priorities. That's because the beach at Tybee Island is eroding. And that's not good for tourism.
Tybee Island officials have been receiving lots of negative feedback about a proposal to track visitors with cameras. The beachfront city is considering recording the license plate numbers of all the cars going on and off the island. But Mayor Jason Buelterman says officials may reconsider in light of public opinion.