Long Beach Island takes pride in being a family friendly vacation destination. The island is 18 miles long and includes ocean & bay beaches, 3 miles of nature reserves, tons of ocean-friendly restaurants, and plenty of fun activities for the whole family!
Whether you are an adult or fall under the category of 'too small to ride', you can find all types of fun at Fantasy Island. This long running, family owned seasonal venue hosts carnival rides, arcade games, casual eats, & ice cream. Insider tip: the funnel cake is our favorite!
One of our personal favorite family owned restaurants in Beach Haven is Barry's Do Me A Flavor. Sweet, savory, this establishment has it all! Stop in for a casual bite or pick up your favorite new ice cream flavor on your way to the beach. You may even see their son shredding waves in the Atlantic. Insider tip: Barry's holds claim to the best ice cream sandwich on LBI, the Pamwich!
A new age edition of one of LBI's vintage gems is The Tide Table Group's newest eatery & venue: Bird & Betty's. This building stakes claim to the oldest tavern on LBI. Although it has gone through a fe changes over the years and changed ownership a few times, visitors claim that Bird & Betty's is this historical site's best version yet. Brunch, lunch, and dinner are offered daily with fascinating homemade pizzas from a designer oven. This restaurant offers shuffle ball, ping-pong, and vintage arcade games as entertainment for the whole family. World touring musicians set the stage on weekends for adults. Teen nights are offered on Sundays during the summer and offer a safe environment for young teens to let loose.