A look at Long Beach Island, NJ
If you want to see what is happening on the island or just do a five minute virtual visit, here are some LBI webcams. UPDATE – New cam added – A great view of the bay and ocean from Harvey Cedars. (11/18/19)
Long Beach Island is a low lying barrier island and, as such, is prone to flooding from tides and rain.
Mr. Tee’s has two locations. The 18 hole mini golf remains at 18th Street in North Beach Haven. There is also and arcade and mini golf in Beach Haven just south of Murphy’s Market. Players can play 18 or 36 holes at the Beach Haven location.
The Parry House was one of the earlier hotels on Long Beach Island. Bonds Long Beach House preceded it. It was a 200 bed hotel.
There is a solitary house on a small private island off Center Street in Beach Haven.
The Engleside Hotel was founded by Robert Engle, the former manager of the Parry House. This is an engraving of the hotel as it appeared in the 1800’s
The Crystal Queen was a Paddle Boat that offered excursions to Atlantic City. She operated out of the Black Whale docks in Beach Haven. Service stopped some time after 2010.
The LBI Trailer Park was a fixture on Long Beach Island for Decades. It was located in the Holgate/Inlet section and provided some of the most affordable housing on the island. Unfortunately the owners decided to not rebuild after Hurricane Sandy.
The Long Beach Island Museum in Beach Haven has a great collection of memorabilia from the early days of Beach Haven and Long Beach Island.