Follow Savannah local Cathy as she takes you on a journey along her favorite paddle boarding spots near Savannah on Tybee Island Beach. Then, explore her favorite places including Gerald's Pig and Shrimp and the Jepson Center for the Arts, and more.
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Explore the Coast
Tybee Island, also known as Savannah’s beach, is situated 20 minutes east of historic downtown, making it the ideal day trip. Climb the Tybee Island Lighthouse for panoramic views of the island, take a dolphin tour or just relax on the beach while listening to the waves hit the shore.
Rent a Board
Schedule a two-hour Little Tybee and Sand Bar Tour through East Coast Paddleboarding with a group of your closest friends for a fun day on the water. You’ll get to explore Little Tybee Island, an uninhabited island that is home to many species of wildlife.
Enjoy Island Fare
Stop at Huc-a-Poo’s or Gerald’s Pig and Shrimp for a selection of low-cost, authentic island cuisine. At Huc-a-Poo’s you’ll be able to enjoy pizza and beverages, while you’ll find barbecue and steamed, peel-and-eat shrimp by the pound at Gerald’s Pig and Shrimp.
Head into the City
Break up your day with a trip to the Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, which features contemporary art created by renown artists from around the world. Visitors will enjoy exhibitions that are updated frequently, and a children-friendly ArtZeum, which offers an immersive experience for kids of all ages.