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Best things to do in Barnegat Light

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“Hike around the lighthouse on pavement along the water, climb to the top and enjoy the view!”
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Food
“Lots of sweet shops and sunset tours for hire...if you want to fish captains will take you out for half and full days”
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Restaurant
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“One of the best diners anywhere. This place has been featured on many TV programs. Great for breakfast and lunch, but be warned the lines can be long, so go early. ”
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Park
“The 32 acre park was created in 1957. The main attraction is the lighthouse, which you can climb to the lightkeepers catwalk. From this lofty perch there are wonderful views of LBI, the Atlantic Ocean, Barnegat Bay, Barnegat Inlet and Island Beach State Park. Besides the lighthouse people come to the park to walk, birdwatch, learn about maritime history and fish.”
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Bar
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“Long time favorite for island guests, outdoor and indoor seating, full license for cocktails”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“Always a good time on Saturday nights in the summer! All the locals and LBI-regulars go here for the live music and fun crowd.”
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Grocery or Supermarket
“All of your essentials and more--no seafood though. For that you go to Viking Village or Blue Claw.”
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Meal Takeaway
“My family owns it! Awesome seafood, great atmosphere to sit outside. Live music Monday and Wednesday nights. Call ahead! Try anything with scallops -- they're from across the street at Viking Village.”
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Museum
“Beautiful collection of historical memorabilia housed in the former one room schoolhouse. Original fresnel lens from the Barnegat Lighthouse is on display and gardens behind the museum are blooming.”
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Cafe
“Great coffee, tea, pastry and ice cream. Beat the crowds and get there early”
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Food
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Travel Agency
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Street Address
“Kid friendly area with a lot of activities close by such as the beach, Viking Village, mini golf, the lighthouse and countless restaurants throughout the island.”
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Point of Interest
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Art Gallery
“A very special boutique with fashionable women clothing, jewelry and accessories. Enjoy the new building devoted to artwork, very special!”
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