Things to do on a Rainy Day on Long Beach Island

Things to do on a Rainy Day on Long Beach Island

While we all know the famous saying “April Showers Bring May Flowers” rain still puts a damper on our days off, especially when we are on vacation. If you are planning your weekend getaway or time off on Long Beach Island, we’ve got you covered with a list of things to do just incase it rains!

1. Arcades

If you brought the kids and absolutely need to get them out of the house, LBI is packed with fun things for them to do. One of them for instance is Arcades. Some options available to you include:

  • Fantasy Island Casino Arcade in Beach Haven
  • Our Endless Summer Arcade- Ship Bottom
  • Hartland Golf & Arcade- Ship Bottom
  • Mr. Tees Mini Golf & Arcade- Beach Haven

2. Museums

For such a small Island of only 18 miles, LBI sure does have a lot of history. Why not spend the day inside learning all about the sandbar. Museums available to you include:

  • New Jersey Maritime Museum- Beach Haven
  • Long Beach Island Historical Museum- Beach Haven
  • Barnegat Light Museum – Barnegat Light

3. Spas

You’re on Vacation! Why not pamper yourself! LBI has wonderful spas for you to relax and rejuvenate yourself. Spas available to you include:

  • Beach House Spa- Surf City
  • Island Wellness Center- Spray Beach
  • Bleu Salon & Spa- Beach Haven
  • Red Sails Salon- Surf City

4. Arts & Crafts

For the artist inside of us all, LBI provides many different options to express yourself. Whether it is painting a pot, blowing glass or canvas painting, the opportunity is here. Studios available to you include:

  • Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences – Loveladies (always has plenty of events going on throughout the year, check out their calendar here)
  • Swell Colors Glass Studio – Surf City
  • MT Burton Gallery- Surf City
  • Paint a Pot- Beach Haven Gardens

5. Eat & Drink

For some of us, sitting around munching and drinking away on a rainy day sounds like the perfect day! There are plenty of restaurants on Long Beach Island to keep you entertained all day long. Some of out favorites include:

  • Buckalew’s Restaurant & Tavern- Beach Haven
  • The Arlington- Ship Bottom
  • Kubel’s- Barnegat Light or Kubel’s Too – Brighton Beach
  • The Northside Bar & Grill- Surf City
  • The Gateway – Ship Bottom
  • Tuckers Tavern – Beach Haven

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