There Are A Lot Of LBI Things To Do & See On Long Beach Island, NJ and The Nearby Mainland as follows:
Walking The Beach
Bicycling On LBI
Parks / Recreation
Kayaks & Canoes
Get A Tan & Relax
Eco & Nature Tours
Cruises / Excursions
Laid Back LBI Area – Very Little People Or Traffic: Families Love Our Quiet Long Beach Island, NJ Area as it has very little traffic or people as compared to nearby lively Beach Haven, NJ. Children playing, people having fun walking, jogging, skating, and riding bicycles in the nearby 4 mile bike lanes are common.Even though this end of Long Beach Island, NJ is very relaxing and laid back, Lorry’s Motel is Only 4 Minutes To Beach Haven By Car (and 15 minutes by bicycle), to all the LBI fun, excitement, shopping, restaurants, nightclubs, Fantasy Island Amusement Park, plus the Black Whale Boat Fleet with Bay/Sunset Cruises and daily trips to Atlantic City Casinos.
Even though this end of Long Beach Island, NJ is very relaxing and laid back, Lorry’s Motel is Only 4 Minutes To Beach Haven By Car (and 15 minutes by bicycle), to all the LBI fun, excitement, shopping, restaurants, nightclubs, Fantasy Island Amusement Park, plus the Black Whale Boat Fleet with Bay/Sunset Cruises and daily trips to Atlantic City Casinos.
You Have Options To Bicycle & Have Fun At Lorry’s:
1) Bring your own bicycles that you are comfortable with – Best Option
2) Rent New LBI bicycles & Lorry’s can help make arrangements – 2nd
3) Lorry’s Motel loans our Guests used bicycles for 2 hours from 9 am – 5:45 pm for local bicycle riding. Lorry’s bicycles are not to be taken into Beach Haven or further, or ridden at night. Lorry’s Office closes at 6 pm so Lorry’s Free loaner bicycles must be returned to Lorry’s office by
closing at 6 pm. Please remember to bring your own helmet if you want to use Lorry’s Motel loaner bicycles.
1) Lorry’s Motel Encourages You To Bring Your Own Bicycles as this southern end of Long Beach Island, NJ has 4 Miles Of Bicycle Lanes with Very Little LBI Traffic Or People as compared to nearby Beach Haven, NJ. Also, Lorry’s Motel has bike racks to park your bicycles in our rear parking lot.
2)Rent New LBI Bicycles Is Easy – Lorry’s Can Help Make The Arrangements
If you don’t want to bring your bikes to Long Beach Island, you can ask Lorry’s Manager or Owner to help you get rental bikes conveniently right up the street at the beach at Bowker’s South Beach Grill.
Lorry’s Motel can make the arrangements for your LBI bike rental if you like. Please notify Lorry’s Motel while you are on your LBI vacation at Lorry’s. These new rental bikes are Very Good Bikes With No Rust. Lorry’s Motel does not make advance rental bicycle reservations earlier than your scheduled arrival date.
3) Lorry’s Motel Loans Our Guests Free “Used Bicycles” – Lorry’s Motel
used bicycles are known as LBI Beach Cruisers and Lorry’s Motel has 8 adult
bicycles and 2 kids bikes to loan our Guests on a first come first serve basis during daylight hours from 9 am – 5:45 pm with no advance reservations taken. Because Lorry’s Motel used bikes are loaner bikes, they are only to cruise around locally during the day in Beach Haven Inlet (Holgate) and not be taken into the town of Beach Haven.
Lorry’s Free Loaner Bicycles Are To Make Our Guests Happy who don’t want to bring their bikes or don’t want to rent a bicycle and still want to ride a bike and have some LBI fun and exercise. Also, We Want To Help Lorry’s Guests Have A Great Affordable LBI Vacation by loaning them bicycles for local riding between 9 am – 5:45 pm..
Note: Lorry’s Motel Is Near The LBI Ocean and salt air corrodes metal at the beach, and so Lorry’s bicycles have some rust on them and they are not new, but they are Free. If some rust on Lorry’s Motel Beach Cruisers bothers you, please bring your own bikes or rent some new bikes – please don’t complain about our Free Bikes that have some rust on them as you have 2 other very good options available to you. 8 Free Loaner Bikes To Help Our Guests including Kid’s Loaner Bikes At Lorry’s Motel
Bring Your Bikes, Use Our Free Bikes, Or You Can Rent Bikes – Renting Bicycles Is Easy On Long Beach Island, NJ. As a Lorry’s Motel Guest, Lorry’s Manager or Owner can help you rent bicycles. Lorry’s Motel does not make advance bicycle rental reservations earlier than the day of your scheduled arrival.
* Acme Surf, 609-492-5150
* A.J.’s Rentals, 311 S. Bay Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008 609-492-2626
* Boardwalk Rentals (609-492-3298) 2306 S. Bay Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008. Boardwalk Rentals is the closest to Lorry’s Motel on LBI only 1.2 miles from Lorry’s Motel
* Farias’ Surf/Sport, 823 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008 609-492-0200
* Farias’ Surf/Sport, 28th/LB Blvd, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008 609-494-7368
* Farias’ Surf/Sport, 506 LB Blvd, Surf City, NJ 08008 609-494-8616
* Island Surf, 1301 Long Beach Blvd., N. Beach Haven, NJ 08008 609-492-3070
* Surf Buggy, 1414 LB Blvd, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008 – – 609-361-3611
* Surf Unlimited, 1820 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom, NJ 08008 609-494-3555
Boardwalk Rentals (Also Rents Bicycles)
2306 South Bay Ave. (Long Beach Blvd.) Beach Haven, NJ 08008 Phone # 609-492-3298
We are the “Biggest Little Shop” in Beach Haven, NJ Only 1.2 Miles From Lorry’s LBI Motel on Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Our store offers a wide selection of LBI bicycle rentals and merchandise for all of your vacation needs.
We carry all kinds of LBI beach and sand toys, as well as boogie boards and inflatable’s. Also in our LBI store you will find souvenirs at reasonable prices, shirts, water shoes, hats, suntan lotions, drinks, snacks, and so much more! The Hermit crabs & their accessories have arrived. Make sure you check them out! Be sure to stop by and check us out on LBI!
You won’t be disappointed! Bev – The Owner
Long Beach Island, NJ Parks & Recreation
Bay Beach & Playground Within Walking Distance Of Lorry’s Only 3 Short Streets Away.This LBI Bay Beach has a children’s playground, a tennis and basketball court, plus you can go fishing and clamming. Exit Lorry’s Motel and turn right towards the Bay. Go only 75 feet and make the first right on West Avenue. Continue for only 3 streets to the dead end and Holgate Bay Beach is on the left. There is some parking if you want to take your car and a bicycle rack to park your bikes.
Nelson Avenue Park Near Lorry’s Motel On Long Beach Island, NJ
Just a short drive from Lorry’s Island End Motel. This park features a playground for children, basketball court, handicap child play area, and has a roller rink for hockey and inline skating. It also has restrooms and benches. Exit Lorry’s Motel, turn left, when you reach the boulevard turn left again. Go approximately 1.2 miles and see Boardwalk Rentals, turn left onto Nelson Avenue. You will see the park on your right.
Bay View Park In Brant Beach – Long Beach Island, NJ
Brant Beach is bayside across from Long Beach Twp. Municipal Building at 68th Street & Long Beach Boulevard. This LBI beach has a large children’s playground, basketball court, volleyball nets and wind surfing. Across the street are 2 tennis courts, a walking/jogging track, a baseball field & rest rooms.
Picture Of Bay View Park On Long Beach Island, NJ
Taylor Avenue Park In Beach Haven, NJ On Long Beach Island, NJ
This park is on the bayside at the end of Taylor Avenue and features a beautiful protected LBI Bay Beach. It is located in the center of Beach Haven, NJ behind Bay Village Shopping Area. It features a swimming beach, kiddie playground, basketball court, gazebo, restrooms and municipal boat ramp. To reach this park – exit Lorry’s and turn left, at the Boulevard turn left again. Travel approximately 2 1/2 miles, when you see the Thundering Surf Golf Course on your left, turn left. Take Taylor Avenue straight down to the bay.
Taylor Avenue Park In Beach Haven
Bicentennial Park In Beach Haven On Long Beach Island, NJ
Bicentennial Park is across the street from The Surflight Theater and The Show Place Ice Cream Parlor. There is a museum located directly across the street from this park and there are Free LBI Concerts during the summer months in the park. To reach this park you exit Lorry’s Motel, turn left on Washington Avenue, turn left onto Long Beach Boulevard, turn right onto Engleside Avenue proceed for one block, the park is on your right, and the museum is on your left at the corner.
LBI, NJ And Nearby Eco And Nature Tours
* Design Your Own Eco & Nature Tour And Bring Your Kayak – or use one of the great tours below.
If you bring a kayak – Launch It Only 3 Streets From Lorry’s Motel on Long Beach Island, NJ at the Holgate Bay Beach. You can take a relaxing tour of the Beautiful Barnegat Bay and small Islands in the Bay. The Wildlife you will see is phenomenal.
If you don’t have a kayak, use one of the following tours to help you have a relaxing day on the water looking at the beautiful area wildlife on LBI and nearby.
* Holgate Marina, 83 Tebco Terrace, Beach Haven Inlet, (Holgate) on LBI, NJ 609-492-0191
Note: Holgate Marina is very close to Lorry’s Motel only 13 streets away.
Holgate Marina rents Kayaks & Boats to take you on a relaxing tour of the beautiful Barnegat Bay and small Islands in the Bay. The Wildlife you will see is phenomenal.
* ALO – Alliance For A Living Ocean, 202 W. 27th St. & Central
Avenue, Ship Bottom, NJ 609-492-0222
1) Barnegat Bay Seining Days – A fun, hands-on opportunity for children and adults to examine and learn about the creatures living in Barnegat Bay.
2) Eco Tour of a Barrier Island – Come explore LBI from the dunes to the wetlands.
3) Beach Walk – A free hour long beach walk, exploring the beach, discovering natural and unnatural beach finds and answering the question “what is that?”
4) Inlet Lore – A free program about the environment surrounding Barnegat Inlet and Barnegat Lighthouse State Park.
5) FantaSea Festival – More than 50 Arts & Crafts vendors. Free children’s activities. Environmental displays, More! Veteran’s Bicentennial Park, Engleside Ave. & Beach Ave., Beach Haven, NJ.
6) Trip to the Jersey – Atlantic Wind Farm.
* First Bridge Marina & Kayak, 500 Great Bay Boulevard (1st Bridge), Tuckerton, NJ 609-296-1888 www.fbkayak.com
* New Jersey Kayak, 409 East Bay Ave, Barnegat, NJ 609-698-4440
NJ Kayak has a unique waterfront location on Beautiful Barnegat Bay in the historic town of Barnegat (on the mainland) and is surrounded by the Edwin B. Forsythe Wildlife Preserve. NJ Kayak is a full service kayak marina and features kayak sales, rentals, group discounts, and all levels of instruction in sea touring kayaks.
Click on their link www.njkayak.com to visit the website for pictures and information. Call or e-mail NJ Kayak to make your reservation and mention you are staying at Lorry’s Motel’s to receive a discount. “Adventure In Your Own Backyard – Have Kayaks Will Travel”.
* The Pinelands National Preserve is one of the last open spaces in the Northeast United States. It is a million acre preserve in Central New Jersey not far from Lorry’s Motel. There are many streams, miniature pines, rare plants and animal life.
* The Southern Pinelands Natural Heritage Trail is located in The Pinelands.
Long Beach Island, NJ Tennis Courts
Public LBI Tennis Courts
* Holgate Bay Beach – Only 3 Streets From Lorry’s Motel
* Beach Haven on Bay Avenue
* Long Beach Township on Long Beach Boulevard across from Bay View Park
Private LBI Tennis Courts
* Jewish Community Center Of LBI, 15 East 24th Street, Long Beach Township, NJ 609-492-4090
* LBI Foundation Tennis Courts, 120 Long Beach Blvd, Loveladies, NJ 609-494-1642
* Loveladies Tennis Club, Riveria Dr & Long Beach Blvd, Loveladies, NJ 609-494-0919
Long Beach Island, NJ & Nearby Miniature Golf
* Adventure Golf at Thundering Surf Water Park, 806 North Bay Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 609-492-0869
* Mr. Tee’s Putt and Play, 226 Engleside Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 609-492-8689
* Flamingo Golf Course, 5th St & Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, NJ 609-361-1874
* Hartland Miniature Golf & Arcade, 2903 South Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, NJ 609-494-7776
* Sand Trap Miniature Golf Course, 23 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, NJ 609-494-3185
* Surf City Isalnd Golf, 6th St & Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, NJ 609-494-1709
* Port O-Call Miniature Golf, 1021 Route 9, Bayville, NJ 732-269-0082
Golf Driving Ranges Near Long Beach Island, NJ
* Eagleswood Amusement Park, 597 Route 9, West Creek, NJ 609-978-6606
* Blackbeard’s Cave, 136 Route 9. Bayville, NJ 732-286-4414
* Note: All golf courses below also have driving ranges available.
Public Golf Courses Near Long Beach Island, NJ
* Ocean Acres Country Club, 925 Buccaneer Lane, Manahawkin, NJ 609-597-9393 Par 72, 18 holes, 6238 yard course with pro shop and driving range.
* Sea Oaks Country Club, 99 Golf View Dr., Little Egg Harbor, NJ 609-296-9753 Par 72, 18 holes, 6330 yard course. (Semi-private)
* Ocean County at Atlantis, Country Club Blvd., Tuckerton, NJ 609-296-2444 (Public) Par 72, 18 holes, 6432 yd course w/pro shop & irons only driving range.
* Cedar Creek Golf Course, Tilton Blvd. & Forest Hills Pkwy., Bayville, NJ 732-269-4460
Par 71, 18 holes, 6325 yard course with driving range. (Public)
Long Beach Island, NJ Baseball Nearby
Batting Cages Near Long Beach Island, NJ
* Eagleswood Amusement Park, 597 Route 9, West Creek, NJ 609-978-6606
2.5 miles South of Route 72 Only 5 minutes from the LBI, NJ Causeway at Calloway’s Restaurant
Minor League Baseball Team
* Lakewood Blue Claws, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood, NJ 732-901-7000 (for tickets and info)
Major League Baseball Teams
* New York Yankees – New York, NY
* New York Mets – New York, NY
* Philadelphia Phillies – Philadelphia, Pa
Long Beach Island, NJ Parasailing
* Parasailing 609-492-3366 at Holgate Marina near Lorry’s Motel, 83 Tebco Terrace, Beach Haven Inlet, NJ
Holgate Marina is only 12 streets from Lorry’s Motel. Make a left on Tebco Terrace.
* LBI Parasail & Watersports, 6th St At The Bay, Barnegat Light, NJ 609-361-6100
Rents Boats/Kayaks Near Lorry’s Motel On LBI,NJ
* Holgate Marina Near Lorry’s Motel Only 13 Streets Away.
Conveniently located on Long Beach Island, NJ (LBI) near Lorry’s Island End Motel at 83 Tebco Terrace.
Holgate Marina Is A Full Service Marina 609-492 0191
1) Kayak Rentals
2) Sailboat Rentals
3) Charter Fishing
4) Bird Watching/ Sightseeing Sunset Cruises – on a 38 foot Ocean Yacht holding 1 – 6 passengers.
5) Transient Boat Slips
Holgate Marina can accommodate boats up to 42 feet. The LBI marina includes a fully stocked ships store, fuel (gas and diesel), bait, ice. and full mechanical service.
Holgate Marina is located east of marker 110 on the Inter coastal Waterway, and is the closest marina to the Little Egg and Beach Haven Inlets.
* George’s Boat Rentals In Beach Haven On Long Beach Island, NJ 20th Avenue and Bayside
Beach Haven 609-492-7931
Fishing Near Lorry’s Motel On Long Beach Island NJ
* Check out our LBI Fishing Page for a lot more information about Long Beach Island, NJ fishing.
Surfing Near Lorry’s Long Beach Island, NJ Motel
• Beach Haven Inlet – Surf Up The Street Off Our Nearby LBI Beach only 200 yards from Lorry’s Island End Motel.
• Surf at the Wildlife Preserve Beach on Long Beach Island, NJ – Only 2 Streets Away from Lorry’s Motel.
• Holyoke Avenue in Beach Haven, NJ near Boardwalk Rentals Only 1.2 Miles From Lorry’s Motel.
Long Beach Island is great for surfers. There are over 40 LBI surfing beaches and 21 dedicated Long Beach Twp. surfing beaches on Long Beach Island, NJ.
Long Beach Island, NJ & Nearby Theaters
* Regal Manahawkin 10, 733 Route 72 East, Manahawkin, NJ 609-978-5914 – – On The Nearby Mainland
Regal Manahawkin 10 – has 10 theaters and is open year round.
* Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 609-492-9477 – – On Long Beach Island, New Jersey (LBI)
Surflight Theatre Is A Live Professional Theatre.
* Ocean First Theater Stafford Township Arts Center, 1000 McKinley Avenue, Manahawkin, NJ 609-489-8600 – – On The Nearby Mainland
Ocean First Theater Stafford Township Arts Center Is A Live Theater: www.njstac.com
LBI, NJ & Nearby Workout Locations
* Elite Fitness, 12904 Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven Terrace,
NJ 08008 – – 609-492-9300 On Long Beach Island
* Lyceum Health & Fitness Club, 265 West 8th Street, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008 – – 609-494-4393 On Long Beach Island
On The Nearby Mainland
* Curves For Women, 849 West Bay Avenue, Barnegat, NJ 609-660-2500
* Lyceum Health & Fitness Club, Manahawkin, NJ 609-494-4393
* Ocean Club, 700 Route 9, Manahawkin, NJ 609-978-2244
Ocean Club is a Full Service Gym with free weights, weight training machines, cardio machines, swimming pool, whirpool, sauna (steam room), babysitting, etc.
* Retro Fitness, Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, NJ 609-978-4700
Retro Fitness is a Full Service Gym with free weights, weight training machines, cardio machines, sauna (steam room), babysitting, etc.
Long Beach Island, NJ Outdoor Concerts
* Beach Haven Bicentennial Park has outdoor concerts every Wednesday during July and August at 7:30 pm on Beach Avenue, Beach Haven, New Jersey 609-492-0769.
LBI Cruises And Excursions
* Black Whale – AC Casinos & Bay Cruises, Centre St & the Bay, Beach Haven, NJ 609-492-0333.
LBI And Nearby Nature Trails
* Please see our Nature Trail page on our website menu.
Playing Pool Near Long Beach Island
* Thunderbird Lanes, 640 E. Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, NJ 609-978-9300 – – They have 2 pool tables available.
Bowling Near Long Beach Island
* Thunderbird Lanes, 640 E. Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, NJ 08540 609-978-9300