The Jersey Shore truly is a beauty to behold, and Barnegat Lighthouse State Park is an absolutely perfect representation of this.
Families are typically delighted by the scene; beautiful ocean views, the towering lighthouse (nicknamed Beaming Barney), the jetty boldly cutting out into the surf… It’s perfect.
Families love taking a hike to the top of the lighthouse to see the 360-degree panoramic view. Take a walk down the jetty and let your senses be overwhelmed by the sights, sounds and smell of the beautiful ocean and that salty sea air. Or perhaps a nice relaxing walk through the winding nature trail is just what the doctor ordered.
When the kids grow tired of exploring, stop at one of the nearby restaurants to sample some of the best seafood the Jersey Shore has to offer. This place is a must-see, if only for a couple hours.