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Address: Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Long Beach Island

Perfect family vacation spot! Plenty of activities:Fantasy Island, fishing, surfing, Kite Boarding, Body Boarding, fantastic beaches , shopping, flea markets,and plenty of places... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Goshen, Connecticut
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Goshen, Connecticut
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect family vacation spot! Plenty of activities:Fantasy Island, fishing, surfing, Kite Boarding, Body Boarding, fantastic beaches , shopping, flea markets,and plenty of places to just relax and unwind. If that's not enough there are great restaurants on the island, many with great evening entertainment. There is something for everyone on LBI. Can't wait to spend my 30th summer in Holgate... More 

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Mahopac, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband has been going there since he was a kid but I've only been going every years since '97. Wouldn't want to miss a summer for nothing...bar none, my most favorite place to vacation!!!

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Jackson, New Jersey
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190 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

During the summer the traffic is horrible getting to and from the Island is difficult at best. Friday evening and Sunday afternoon seem to be problematic. During the fall & winter it is a wonderful place.

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New Ipswich, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Perfect family beach but also great for couples! For quiet morning walks, playing in the waves, sitting on the beach in the evening.. all at LBI! Off season is quiet and peaceful.

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Mineola, New York
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34 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Your experience will vary considerably based on the town and week you choose to visit. Our fave time to visit is the week before Memorial Day. The weather is great and not too hot. All the restaurants are open and not many crowds. Beach Haven is our spot. Very family oriented, peaceful and none of the "jersey shore kids" nonsense.

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Cortland, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Yes, it's quiet and the weather can be tricky, but it still beautiful. Many restaurants have closed so be prepared to research. The lighthouse is always there, as is the very interesting maritime museum. Great place for a weekend.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at a gorgeous peaceful open plan rental home in surf city. Weather was mixed but because of the home, it was just the most relaxing time, even indoors. Some long walks on the mostly empty beach cleared the head. It's almost better in November than in the height of summer. I absolutely recommend escaping to places like this... More 

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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

uncrowded, guarded beaches, clean, laid back, very little honky-tonk, almost impossible to get lost,food choices above average but not brilliant, nice and sfe for kids, activities limited to beach-likething,only one movie theatreoff the island, extremely friendly

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I want to sincerely thank you (as in, from the bottom of heart) for the massage/work over you gave me. The difference in my well being is remarkable. On a scale of 1-10 (ten being best) my ache- pain/ discomfort level is now down to about 2 (it was a over 6 before last Sat) I had for the past... More 

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Wilton, Connecticut
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

My wife and I went to Long Beach Island NJ (LBI) twice this year, once in preseason and once in postseason to avoid the crowds. We enjoyed it both times. The towns give the feel of a real lay back beach community, even though it is bustling during the season. Tons of small shops and restaurants. Parking is very difficult... More 

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