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Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island Towns

Barnegat Light

Located on the most northern part of the island, Barnegat Light is a quiet fishing community that’s known for its peaceful beaches and for its main tourist attraction: The Barnegat Lighthouse. Often referred to as “Old Barney”, this lighthouse is open to the public in the summer and is surrounded by Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, which is perfect for fishing, picnicking, and observing the wildlife. Barnegat Light’s wide streets, which are ideal for both biking and jogging, are lined with tourist shops and delicious seafood restaurants.

Harvey Cedars

Located slightly south of Barnegat Light, Harvey Cedars is another relaxing town with less populated beaches. If you’re looking for a scenic place to enjoy yourself, Sunset Park has basketball and tennis courts and even has a walkway that stretches out over the bay. Its also worth noting that Harvey Cedars’ beaches are accessible from every street and that this borough has no hotels, which truly makes you feel at home.

Ship Bottom

Often referred to as the “Gateway into Long Beach Island”, Ship Bottom is the first town that you enter after getting off the bridge that leads into LBI. One of the busier boroughs in LBI, Ship Bottom is filled with restaurants and businesses and is the perfect town to shop after spending the whole day on the beach. The Ship Bottom boat ramp is ideal for taking your vessel out on the waters, and it even hosts concerts during the summer.

Surf City

One town North of Ship Bottom, Surf City is a highly populated borough during the summer months and boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in New Jersey.  These beaches have a very calm atmosphere and there many parking spaces available in close proximity to the shore. If you enjoy aquatic racing, the Surf City Yacht Club competes in and hosts races against other clubs from the island.

Beach Haven

If you’re vacationing with the whole family, Beach Haven is the perfect borough for you. Other than the beautiful family oriented beaches, there are also many museums and parks that you can visit. Two museums to check out when you’re visiting Beach Haven are the Museum of New Jersey Maritime History and the Long Beach Island Museum. If you’re looking to keep the little ones entertained, the Thundering Surf Water Park and Fantasy Island Amusement Park are two of the most exciting attractions on the island.

Long Beach Township

Towns in Long Beach Township

  • Brant Beach
  • Beach Haven Crest
  • Beach Haven Gardens
  • Beach Haven Inlet
  • Beach Haven Park
  • Beach Haven Terrace
  • Brighton Beach
  • Haven Beach
  • High Bar Harbor
  • Holgate
  • Loveladies
  • North Beach Haven
  • North Beach
  • Peahala Park
  • South Beach Haven
  • Spray Beach