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).
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
• 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.
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