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September too late for Tybee?

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September too late for Tybee?

we drove through Tybee Island last September and decided we would love to take a week long vacation there sometime...the weather in Sept was still gorgeous, but we wonder if a lot of the shops/restaurants, etc. start closing down after Labor Day...we are thinking of a mid-September trip...will be find it a ghost town?...thanks, Ana

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1. Re: September too late for Tybee?

Yes. Larbor Day is the traditonal shut down day for Tybee. There will be enough places open that you wouldn't starve to death, but , generally speaking, there's not much going on.

If the weather is still good, there will still be quite a few people on the beach. It's just hard to say what the weather will be this year. It certainly hasn't been the usual thing this winter. Maybe Mother Nature will settle down by September.

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2. Re: September too late for Tybee?

Winter is the best time to be on Tybee. The weather will still be great but the thousands of little kids will be gone.

You will find plenty of places open to eat or just sit and watch the world go by. Most importantly, the beach is always open!

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3. Re: September too late for Tybee?

I second Brian O. Go in September when the crowds have gone. Sit on the beach and watch the waves and sea gulls. Go to AJ's and enjoy the view and good food.

AJ's Dockside Restaurant @ 1315 Chatham Ave., Tybee Island, GA. 912 - 786 - 9533.

http://ajsdocksidetybee.com/

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4. Re: September too late for Tybee?

thanks for replies...we like quiet so as long as we won't starve to death, I think we'll go ahead with our plans for mid Sept...any recommendations for place to stay?...would prefer to have a water view but I think most of the cottages I saw online are NOT on the water...we don't mind self catering a bit so a kitchen would be nice...any nice condos we should look at?...thanks, Ana

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5. Re: September too late for Tybee?

lighthouse point awesome views

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6. Re: September too late for Tybee?

lighthouse point-awesome views

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7. Re: September too late for Tybee?

We have been to Tybee several times in Sept. and are going again this year. The weather is usually perfect for us. There aren't many people (which we like). We haven't had any problems finding places to eat. The resturant on the beach, near the lighthouse is great for burgers for lunch and they make a great margarita!

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8. Re: September too late for Tybee?

Ocean Plaza is nice. Sting Ray's and Sundae are nice places to dine.

Ocean Plaza Beach Resort @ 1401 Strand Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 912 - 786 - 7777.

http://www.oceanplaza.com/

Sting Ray's Restaurant @ 1403 Butler Ave., Tybee Island, GA 912 - 786 - 0209.

http://www.stingraysontybee.com/

Sundae Cafe @ 304 1st Street, Tybee Island, GA. 912 - 786 - 7694.

http://www.sundaecafe.com/

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9. Re: September too late for Tybee?

If you love quiet, you'd love Lighthouse Inn -- tybeebb.com -- near the historic Tybee Lighthouse. The innkeepers at the 100-year-old cottage inn are Tybee insiders and great hosts. You'll love rocking on the porch there. That little inn is also on Twitter -- @RockinPorch and FB.

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10. Re: September too late for Tybee?

Perfect time to be on the island. Everything pretty much stays open year round now on Tybee. Best time to be here. No line at Breakfast Club