Last Hurrah of Summer: 5 Family Friendly Activities to Enjoy on Tybee Before Fall
With August officially upon us, the summer season will soon come to an end. The kids are going back to school, but that doesn’t mean that summer fun has to come to a screeching halt. We still have several weeks before fall arrives, so there’s still plenty of time to enjoy fun in the sun on our beloved barrier island. Make the most of the last of summer by engaging in these exciting family friendly activities that the whole fam will love.
See a show at The Post.
The Tybee Post Theater is the island’s entertainment hub. Steeped in history, the Post is the place to enjoy movies, concerts and performing arts on Tybee. Talented acts from near and far frequent the theater’s stage, providing audiences with unique opportunities to enjoy all kinds of shows. Between the concerts, comedy shows and cinema, there’s always something playing at the Post, so check their event calendar to see what’s coming to the stage soon.
Hunt for shark teeth.
Strolling the beach is a summer pastime made all the more exciting by combing the coast for treasures like fossils and shark teeth. But for the uninitiated, it can be hard knowing when and where to look and what to look for. That’s where Tybee Shark Teeth Tours comes in. Their knowledgeable guides will teach you all the science and secrets behind finding shark teeth on Tybee. Take the guesswork out of the hunt and learn how to locate shark teeth with ease. It’s a fun time for all ages, and you can remember the experience with your shark teeth souvenirs.
Get wet and wild with watersports.
Summer isn’t summer without fun spent on the water, and many aquatic adventures await you on Tybee. Take the family out for an exhilarating day on the Atlantic. Make a splash on the sea with a jet ski or kayak through our meandering waterways. Catch waves while surfing or enjoy the tranquility of the ocean while stand-up paddle boarding. The island is home to several watersports companies that can instruct and equip you and your family, ensuring you have everything you need to have an outstanding oceanic experience.
Have an encounter with nature.
Tybee is teeming with flora and fauna. Get your little ones excited about the natural world by going on a fun family trek along our trails before summer ends. Between the North Beach Birding Trail, McQueen’s Island Trail, Little Tybee and Fort Pulaski, there are all sorts of natural encounters to be enjoyed locally.
Marvel at marine life.
The Tybee Island Marine Science Center is a major attraction for visiting and local families alike. They offer exciting educational programs like their walks, talks and treks with options that cater to children of all ages. The center also operates two galleries where visitors can see marine life up close. Be sure to stop by the Discovery Shop before you go for fun tchotchkes to remember the day by.