Long Beach, New Jersey is a great place for your next beach vacation. Interestingly enough, the movie Jaws was actually partially based on Long Beach! The 20-mile long island is a great destination for some of the best beaches on the East Coast. Long Beach is also conveniently located within a short train ride away from large cities, including Philadelphia and Atlantic City.
The first thing you should do when you arrive in Long Beach is check out the beaches, including Barnegat Light, Harvey Cedars, and Surf City. If you are visiting a beach in Long Beach between June 20th and September 1st, make sure to purchase a Beach Badge.
Rent a bike, pick up a surfboard, or have some ice cream at The Boardwalk. Take the kids to Thundering Surf Water Park, where the whole family can go on eight waterslides, play miniature golf, and go boogie boarding. For a unique experience, go on a Black Pearl Pirate Tour. Spend a few hours going fishing with an Elite Fleet Captain through the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association. For seafood, have dinner at The Beach House Restaurant, Delaware Avenue Oyster House & Bar, or the Terrace Tavern.
Atlantic City, New Jersey is only an hour drive from Long Beach. Atlantic City is known for its’ nightlife and casinos. Try your luck at poker or the slot machines at Caesars or Harrah’s Resort. Climb Absecon Lighthouse and then go shopping at Playground Pier. Ocean City, New Jersey is also about an hour drive from Long Beach. Ocean City is known for its’ lively boardwalk, which is fun for the whole family. You can also relax on the eight miles of beaches in Ocean City. Ocean City is a great place to try watersports as well, such as jet skiing and paddle boarding.
Another great day trip is to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which is about an hour and a half drive from Long Beach. Philadelphia is filled with historical sites, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. You can also explore the Philadelphia Museum of Art or see over 1,300 animals at the Philadelphia Zoo.
No matter where you stay in Long Beach you will be just minutes from the beach! Rent a condo right on the bay that has its’ own pool and hot tub. Long Beach also has several Cape Cod style homes with gorgeous sunset and ocean views. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Long Beach vacation rental today!
Long Beach does not have a mass public transportation system. Therefore it is recommended that you rent a car unless you would prefer to call a taxi whenever you want to go somewhere. If you are planning on taking day trips to Atlantic City or Philadelphia, you can easily drive or take a taxi to the closest train station.
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