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Tybee Island Launches “Less Than a Tank Away” Giveaway

Winners receive family vacation, $100 gas cards

POSTED: April 23, 2012 1:52 p.m.

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. – Tybee Island, Georgia’s “Easy to Reach Beach,” has announced a special giveaway offer, just in time for summer. The “Less Than a Tank Away” giveaway will offer weekly $100 gas card prizes to winners who register online at TybeeVisit.com.All winners will qualify for a grand prize drawing for a free Tybee Island beach getaway for four.

The grand prize winner will receive a free two-night vacation for four at the Ocean Plaza Beach Resort, dinner at Dolphin Reef Oceanfront Restaurant, tickets to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, paddleboarding lessons from East Coast Paddleboarding and $50 gift cards for North Beach Bar & Grill and MacElwee’s Seafood Restaurant.

To enter the “Less Than a Tank Away” contest, visit TybeeVisit.com online to register. The contest runs Monday through Friday, ending on Friday, May 11 at 12 p.m. EST. Winners will be contacted by phone and/or e-mail.

“As gas prices continue to rise, visitors appreciate the fact that Tybee is conveniently located less than a tank away from Atlanta, Macon, Augusta and other cities in the region,” said Lindsay Fruchtl, marketing director of the Tybee Island Tourism Council. “We’re delighted to share the best of Tybee with visitors from across the Peach State.”

One of America’s last authentic Southern beach towns, Tybee Island proudly offers five miles of sandy public beaches, endless ocean breezes and a laid-back island vibe. Located just 20 minutes east of historic Savannah, Tybee boasts plenty of fresh seafood, sunshine and family-friendly fun all year-round.

Tybee is the kind of place where visitors can kick off their shoes, let their hair down and exhale. It’s also the kind of place where kids can ride their bikes to a local ice cream parlor and families can spend quality time together.

Discover quaint beach cottages, historic lighthouses and palm trees on this barrier island haven. Watch pelicans soaring overhead and dolphins swimming just off shore. Savor wild Georgia shrimp, brought in fresh from local shrimp boats along Lazaretto Creek, and sip a frosty beverage as the sun sets over the marsh. Dig your toes in the sand or cast a fishing line on a charter boat excursion.

Tybee has plenty of charming boutiques, exceptional eateries, vibrant art galleries and activities to fill the day, from dawn to dusk. Active vacationers will want to try their hand at kayaking, parasailing, jet skiing and paddle boarding.

“We encourage visitors from across Georgia to take the time to experience all that Tybee Island has to offer,” said Fruchtl. “Whether you’re planning a romantic escape or a family reunion, Tybee offers the ultimate Southern beach getaway.”

ABOUT TYBEE ISLAND:

Tybee Island, Georgia, an island paradise located just 20 minutes east of historic downtown Savannah, is an ideal year-round coastal destination for couples, families, meetings and more. Steeped in tradition and history, Tybee Island is home to several notable forts, informative museums, a historic lighthouse complex and miles of pristine beaches. Rich in relaxed style, Tybee Island also features a blend of eclectic art galleries, charming shops and exceptional restaurants. For more information about Tybee Island, please visit www.TybeeVisit.com online or call 912.786.5444.

 

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