Tybee Island Light Station

Type: Great Views, Historic Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The lighthouse on Tybee Island has been guiding mariners since 1732, when Georgia founder Gen. James Oglethorpe ordered the tower's construction. Though the structure was rebuilt several times over...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Wed-Mon 9am-5:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $7; Senior (62+) $5; Military $5; Child (6-17) $5; Child (1-5) Free

  • Sightseeing: "Be sure to pick up a box of Byrd Cookie Company Key Lime Coolers from the gift shop. The cookies come in a collectable tin featuring artwork of the famed lighthouse."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Visitors can climb Tybee Island Light Station's 178 steps and learn about the historic lighthouse's storied past at an on-site museum.

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