Your Jersey Shore vacation is the perfect time to enjoy some of the local points of interest and historic attractions on our island, from the Barnegat Lighthouse to seafaring activities, beaches, shopping, dining and more. Whether you walk, bike or drive, you are sure to have fun discovering the many wonders, attractions, and things to do in Barnegat Light on Long Beach Island. Long Beach Island is 18 miles long with restaurants, shops and amusements located up and down the main road. This is the Jersey Shore you’ve always imagined… quiet… peaceful … splendorous!
Fun on Long Beach Island
Barnegat Lighthouse State ParkVisit Site
The Barnegat Lighthouse State Park is a great place to visit.Read More...
Climb 217 steps to the top of “Ole Barney,” as the locals affectionately refer to the Barnegat Lighthouse. Walk out the paved jetty where you may see recreational fishermen pulling in their catch or get a glimpse of some rare birds and ducks. Explore the winding nature trails through the maritime forest and visit the museum.
Time spent in Barnegat Light gives the opportunity to see different aspects of the fishing industry at the numerous marinas along the bay. A host of private charters and deep sea fishing boats await those who would like to try their hand at catching dinner.Read More...
Viking Village sponsors commercial fishing tours every Friday morning throughout the summer where visitors can learn about how fish is caught and processed. Net boats, long liners and scallop boats make Barnegat Light famous for its seafood, which is delivered fresh to local restaurants. Local attractions also include Bayview Harbor Marina Kayak rentals, LBI Parasail and Jen’s Links miniature golf.
Long Beach Island is often on the list of the top beaches in the United States and frequently nominated for having the prettiest sand. Barnegat Light offers beautiful, wide sandy beaches and high sand dunes, which have protected the town from hurricane damage.Read More...
Complimentary beach badges, towels and chairs are provided to all The Sand Castle Bed & Breakfast guests throughout their stay. Accessible beach access/parking can be found at 9th street and 29th street in Barnegat Light. Beach wheelchairs are available to all visitors upon advance request.
Two shopping areas in Barnegat Light offer unique stores, boutiques and gift shops. The Shops on Broadway are near the Lighthouse, and the Shops at Viking Village are on the Bay at 19th Street.
Explore multiple dining options in town that are an easy walk or bike ride away from the B&B.Read More...
- Mustache Bill’s Diner, a recipient of the James Beard Food Network award for Classic Diner Food
- Kubel’s Bar and Grille, a local favorite open daily year round
- Daymark Restaurant & Bar, with some outside and indoor seating
- La Riva (brick oven pizza and appetizers)
- Viking Fresh Off the Hook, seafood takeout (a great option for our rooftop dining area)
- Kelly’s Old Barney Restaurant, with views of the Lighthouse
- The 18th Street Cafe, open for dinner weekends in season
- Inlet Delicatessen
- Agnellos Market serving mostly takeout breakfast and lunch
- and for ice cream, Dairy Queen and Poppy’s.