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Long Beach Island New Jersey offers 18 miles of fun! There are a number of wonderful stores, restaurants and activities to keep you entertained for your entire stay!
There is a lot to do on Long Beach Island! The towns on LBI try to plan fun events and activities for residents and vacations to take part in. Browse below to find information about LBI beaches, restaurants, retail stores, nightlife and weddings!
Here are some suggestions to consider while visiting LBI:
At least one trip to the Lighthouse
Rent a surrey (the large multi-person bikes) and take a ride around town
play a round or two on a miniature golf course
visit the Surflight Theater, Thundering Surf Water Park, Fantasy Island Amusement Park
Take a sunset cruise (Miss Barnegat Light, The "Pirate Ship" in Beach Haven)
Vist some of the many museums (Barnegat Light, several in Beach Haven),
Visit the Long Beach Island Arts Foundation in Loveladies,
Try a stand-up paddleboard and Eco Tour of the local back bay
Have a clambake in your backyard
Do a bike bar crawl and experience the nightlife
Take a sunset stroll on the beach (even though the sun sets over the bay this is a beautiful time of day on the beach),
Try some beach yoga,
Do some local shopping at Schooner's Wharf and Bay Village and then visit the Beach Bar at the Sea Shell.
The beaches of Long Beach Island have long been known as among the best on the East Coast. The natural white sand beaches of "sugar sand" are cleaned daily by specialized machines to remove any debris that may have washed up. While all the beaches of LBI are public, a beach badge is required to use the beach during the summer season.
The main thoroughfare, Long Beach Blvd, offers many unique retails stores. From toys and gifts to clothing and jewelry, the stores of LBI can offer unmatched treasures. Be sure to visit Bay Village and Schooner's Wharf in Beach Haven for true one stop shopping!
For the "over 21" crowd LBI offers some fun party bars at the Jersey Shore! There are small local watering holes and large, themed parties such as "Thunder Thursday" at "The Shell". No night out on LBI is complete without late night wings at "The Chegg".
LBI is first and foremost a family resort destination. As such, Long Beach Island offers fun for the whole family! There is mini-golf, a large water park, Fantasy Island, The Children's Theater and much more!
There is still a lot to do on Long Beach Island when the sun does not come out! You can read some suggestions for rainy day activities to help pass the time.
Long Beach Island is the perfect place to say, "I Do". With an unmatched backdrop of the beach or a sunset over the bay, your memories of a beautiful LBI wedding will be unforgettable!