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cools little village shopping

Cool creative stores that you'll find one of kind things in. Artists paintings that are one of a... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
Daniel W
Princeton, New Jersey
Must stop at morning coffee location

One of the locale’s and longtimer’s favorite spots for coffee and baked goods. Great little area... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Portland, OR
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

Cool creative stores that you'll find one of kind things in. Artists paintings that are one of a kind. The Seawife has some really unique items, a must check out. Franks Produce (summer only) is the go to place for every vegetable or fruit you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

One of the locale’s and longtimer’s favorite spots for coffee and baked goods. Great little area with Adirondack chairs outside to sit around and wake up with your am brew.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DougcpW
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Viking village is a quite, low key place for a little specialty shopping. You can also get a coffee & watch the commercial fishing boats come in & unload the boats. You can also go on the large fishing boats 1/2 or full day tours...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mahananye
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Interesting place- cute shops, grab coffee or ice cream across the street if you can. Boat tour on Fridays (10 am??) in summer are a great thing to do esp with kids.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Very quaint shops with interesting items, many one of a kind. Lots of nautical things. A nice little side trip while on LBI. Favorite shop was the Sea Witch. There are also fishing boats to check out. And a fresh fish market.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Had some time to kill on a rainy day in LBI and we decided to go to Viking Village! Two adults and 3 kids age 17-20 were in our group. There was a small "museum" type of hut in the shopping strip where you can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank jtea34
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We were visiting some family and we spent a Tuesday on Long Beach Island. Unfortunately only a couple of the shops were open. i'm sure once school is out and the island fills up with vacationers all the shops will be open every day. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank grandmakate
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a fun local strip of shops and my family loves coming...plenty of places to wander in and out of, and of course grab an iced coffee or ice cream at the How Ya Brewin' coffee shop.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Mona B
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Very nice place, it's different than anywhere else I have been. You can spend some time here checking out the shops and there is a good coffee shop just steps away as well as a cool antique shop. Barnegat lighthouse is very close so can...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank lchecinski
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Very disappointed in the little village here. The pictures and description on line made it sound like you could spend an hour or so here. Not too many shops or things to do. The boats were interesting to see. The museum was closed

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Trixie1953
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Cheryl D
September 16, 2018|
Response from Mahananye | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure how long the stores stay open after the summer season but they are usually open on the Thursday-Sat. if they don't fully close for winter. Each is different on the entire island. I'm certain the commercial... More
August 17, 2016|
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Response from sean90803 | Reviewed this property |
yes the fish market is open year round
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Jennifer W
Baltimore, Maryland
Barnegat Light question (5 Replies)
Barnegat Light: We have a house in BL next week. This is new for us; we normally go to Bethany Beach, Delaware. What can you tell me about this area? I know to buy seafood at Cassidy's in Viking Village. Other advice? Good restaurants? Fun bars for the young adults in the group? Is there any good way to explore the islands to the west and north that appear to be undeveloped? Thanks, Jennifer.
July 16, 2015|
Response fromrobert s|
There is plenty of osprey, peregrines, and foxes... and more wildlife that I'm just not thinking of right now. I have photos on my fridge of Island Beach SP foxes. 1 was in a parking lot as it approached the auto. This fox wasn't shy of humans and/or autos.