Episode 7 “Fun in Savannah Georgia” explores the historic surroundings of Savannah Georgia. Go up the Tybee Island Lighthouse and discover alligators in Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. Great destinations for travelers and multiple campgrounds and RV parks in the area.

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Hi and welcome to this weeks edition of RV videos. We are here at Tybee Island

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Georgia on top of the lighthouse checking
out the view

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this one of the great things you can see
when you go RVing to unique locations

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like Savannah and the
coast

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so come along we’ll show you what
there’s and due out here

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in beautiful Savannah. Your first stop in Tybee Island should be to Tybee Island

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Lighthouse

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this lighthouse has been working a
lighthouse for over two hundred and

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seventy years

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still in operation today

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and you can pay to go up to the top

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it’s a total of 178 stairs

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in a banister style the center post
where you circle as you climb up

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inside of the walls

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interesting thing about the walls in the
lighthouse is that about half way up

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the bricks change. The building was burned during civil war

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and has been rebuilt with different
bricks up towards the top.

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as you climb the stairs there are lookouts where you can peak out the windo to

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see just how high you have come

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once you do reach top you walk out the
door and

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see how high you really are That’s

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a cool view

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Tybee Island has been under multiple flags in
its history including the Spanish French

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pirates were here at one-time colonial

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Georgia civil war flag

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and US flag

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leaving the light house you can tour downtown and
stop by the beautiful beaches

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to enjoy the sea and sun and waves

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Leaving Tybee Island you head northwest

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in to South Carolina to the Savannah
National Wildlife Refuge off-road

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tour

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this four-mile gravel road takes you
through

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an amazing scenic vista

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of natural plants and animal just a short
drive

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away from the major city of Savannah

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Wildlife Refuge it’s built on remains of
rice plantations

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that were left over from the Civil War as a
you drive the four mile dirt

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Road you will actually see old structures that date back to those days.

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these plantations were manned by slaves that were only profitable because of slaves.

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because of slaves. With the loss of slavery the plantations

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lost their income stream or ability to make a profitable income stream

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as a result the lands became fallow

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and eventually returned to federal
government property

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and has been turned over as a wildlife refuge. There’s hiking trails

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and many scenic vistas where you can watch the wildlife in a natural setting

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What we found interesting during our trip

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was the number of gators that were
visible throughout this area. They were

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swimming in the water

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lying on the shores

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and we even spotted a bunch of babies all hanging out together.

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That’s it for our tour of Tybee Island and Savannah area there are

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great RV parks and campgrounds in the area. We invite you to CampgroundViews.com

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to find themand see them. For this week

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this is Mark Koep of CampgroundViews.com. See you again next week in our video series

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Good Bye

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