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Explore Georgia: Tybee Island Tips No One Tells You About

Ever wonder how can you maximize your visit to Tybee Island? We have gathered the best insider tips so you can plan a dream trip to one of the most unique places you'll ever visit.

BEST PLACE TO LAY DOWN YOUR TOWEL
Park near the Tybee Beach Beach and Pavilion (Tybrisa St, Tybee Island, GA 31328) use the bridge in front of the Tybee Island Marine Center turn right and walk towards the rock formation close to the sand dunes. This portion of the beach has a smoother sand, lots of shallow areas that are perfect for little kids to bathe safely, is less crowded, and because it's close to the sand dunes you will see a large variety of seaside birds.

Atlanta History Center Go for The Gold Event Recap

With the 2012 London Olympics coming to an end the Atlanta History Center Go For The Gold event, seeks to inspire Atlanta's youth to dream their Olympic dreams through history, Olympic sports demonstrations and live interactions with real Olympians. 

During the event, visitors were able to meet Kimberly Batten and learn about her experience as Olympic 400 Meter athlete who won silver in the 1996 Olympics games.



Also present was Sada Jacobson Baby, Olympic Fencer who is a 2008 Olympic Individual Sabre silver medalist and 2004 Olympic Individual Sabre bronze medalist. Jacobson shred her experiences on how in 2004 she became the first U.S. woman to be ranked No. 1 in the world in sabre. 



Other highlights of the event were:


  • A live fencing demonstration and discussion with Nellya Fencers. Participants got a chance to try fencing after the demonstration.



  • Gwinnett Judo demonstration and teaching visitors about the Olympic sport of Judo.
  • Experiencing the Centennial Olympic Games Museum exhibition with a guided tour. 

This program is free to members and included in the cost of general admission for nonmembers. Admission is $16.50 for adults; $13 for students 18+ and seniors 65+; $11 for youths 4-12; and free for children 3 and under and History Center members.

Admission is all-inclusive of the Atlanta History Center, including the Atlanta History Museum and all exhibitions, the Centennial Olympic Games Museum, the 1860 Smith Family Farm, the 1928 Swan House, 22 acres of historic gardens and green space including the Connor Brown Discovery Trail.

Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of Fulton County Arts Council.


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