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Cruising - November 2002 - Tybee Island - Part 2
Cruising — November 2002
By Capt. Ken Kreisler

Tybee Island, GA
Part 2: What to Do, Eateries

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Tybee Island, with its three-mile-long beach backed by oat-colored sand dunes, is the kind of place that you go to get away. Even with its kicked-back style, there are still many diversions.
• The historic Tybee Island Light Station and Museum (912-786-5801) offers a glimpse into the area's historic past as well as the role played by the national landmark lighthouse. Equally fascinating for history buffs is the tour of the Civil War-era Fort Pulaski (912-786-5787).
Sea Kayak Georgia (888-529-2542) offers guided trips to suit your abilities.
• Like to explore by bicycle but didn't take yours along? Pack Rat (912-786-4013) and Sundance (912-786-9469) will get you up and going.
• If you like inshore, light-tackle fishing, Capt. Stan's Marshland Adventures (912-786-5943) can custom-fit your backwater experience.

The South is famous for its hospitality and distinctive food. Here are a few suggestions that fit both bills.
• Voted Savannah's best place to eat breakfast for 11 years running, Jodee & Joel's Breakfast Club (912-786-5984) continues to wow both locals and visitors alike. Think way beyond eggs and bacon.
• In the mood for Hot-As-Hell wings? How about some Dirty Bird BBQ? Café Loco (912-786-7810) serves these dishes and more along with some of the hottest blues acts in the South. Start off with a bucket of oysters and perhaps a rib appetizer. Also try Loco's famous crab soup.
• For more raucous action try dropping in to The Quarter Sports Bar & Grill (912-786-8966). The wings run from mild to hot to "Said Something Bad About the Cook's Mama." Other favorites include the New York-style steak sandwich, fried and BBQ chicken, raw or steamed oysters, and an array of burgers and munchies.

If you've enjoyed your cruise to Tybee Island or have visited someplace you'd like PMY to mention in this column, drop us a line at Cruising, Power & Motoryacht, 260 Madison Ave., 8th Fl., New York, NY 10016. Fax: (917) 256-2882. e-mail: ken_kreisler@primediamags.com. No phone calls please.

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This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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