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A few questions about Tybee Island

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A few questions about Tybee Island

We have never been to TI. We are hoping to find a fun family spot yo go to in late July early August. Is Tybee Island pretty safe to stay in the south end and have our teenage girls Rome around and explore shops or go get treats on their own? Some people are mentioning lots of bars and parties and loud streets at night.

Also, where would you stay if you wanted a close up ocean view from a balcony and also right in the activity of shops and restaurants?

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1. Re: A few questions about Tybee Island

Tybee is not near as big as you may think with few restaurants. Beach houses are abundant with decent rates and are on the sand. A lot of bars are on tybee but night life doesn't get crazy there's a lot of police around. But I wouldn't let teenage girls go alone. Just my opinion but there's no reason to risk an incident if it can be avoided. If you plan to stay more than a couple days and want to do stuff other than lay on the beach you may get bored its really really tiny when compared to say destin or panama city

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2. Re: A few questions about Tybee Island

Tybee is a small island, just a couple of miles long. It is safe and there are plenty of police. You should not have a problem.

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As a member of the Tybee Police Department, I will attest to the fact we patrol constantly to keep things calm

With two teen agers, they have the South end to roam during the day and eraly evening. They will have a good time. After dark, the stores close and it is just the bars open with the usual crowds. You may want to consider having the teen agers return home to avoid a problem.

Why tempt fate?

Often, we get a bad rap because we are good at our jobs. Each person on the Department works hard to keep the Beach & Town safe from trouble makers and to protect folks from themselves.

One writer complained about being stopped for rolling a stop sign because she andher husband received a verbal warning in lieu of a ticket. She never considered that rolling a stop sign is a violation of Title 40 and a ticket could have been issued. She never considered that she might have collided with a car or a bicyclist. She wanted to vent spleen about the audacity of the officer to stop them to correct a problem.

Apparently, the officer was polite and considerate as he did not reconsider and issue a ticket for the violation.

My point is simple. The TIPD is there to keep the order and to assist the public. If we do our jobs with the skills we have, we keep you safe. If we remind you to curtail your actions, it is to keep you and others safe.

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4. Re: A few questions about Tybee Island

Thank you TPD.

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5. Re: A few questions about Tybee Island

Thank you Tybee Police Department. As annual summer visitors to Tybee Island, the presence of your department are very welcomed, appreciated and noticeable.

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