Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, New Jersey
The Quiet End of LBI
This historic hamlet on the northernmost point of LBI is home to “Old Barney,” the 171-foot tall iconic beacon built in 1857. Barnegat Light was first settled by Dutch fishermen in the 1600s.
Where to Stay in Barnegat Light, New Jersey
And though Barnegat Lighthouse State Park (can you climb all 217 steps?) is among the most popular in New Jersey, “BL” is known for being a quiet little borough, a great place to relax and enjoy the character and history. Search available vacation rentals in Barnegat Light, NJ.
Nestled into the dunes and streets, you’ll find the most vegetation on all of Long Beach Island. Barnegat Light vacation rentals are often tucked back into charming little wooded areas. In addition to walking the beach and fishing the inlet, there are endless dunes to explore.
Who wants to play mini golf? Well, its not really so mini… Jen’s links, the 36-hole course that celebrates the town’s maritime heritage.
Adjacent to Loveladies and High Bar Harbor, charming Barnegat Light is also home to Viking Village, where commercial fishing is alive and well. Visitors love seeing the day’s fresh catch as well as visiting the art galleries, boutiques like Wink, Vintage Gray and the June Bug. Start the day with breakfast at Mustache Bill’s. Rent a boat for a day of crabbing and fishing or just pick up fresh fish at Cassidy’s Fish Market or dinner at Off the Hook Seafood, all just off the docks. Finish the afternoon at Poppy’s Ice Cream Parlour and take a sunset cruise on the Miss Barnegat Light. Dining at the authentic Kubel’s is a long-standing tradition while the Daymark is the new and inventive eatery in town.