Top Ten Things You Can Do At The Long Beach Island Region to Enjoy The Unique Jersey Shore

It has been a long winter, and summer is finally here! LBI Region is features one of a kind events, free activities and classic shore surroundings. Take a look at this list and start planning some memorable moments during Summer 2010
May 17, 2010 - PRLog -- If you think you have experienced all there is down the shore, then the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has to disagree. Representing the Long Beach Island Region of the Jersey Shore for  over 95 years, the Chamber never runs out of suggestions for visitors looking to do the new and different. Come share our summer with us, and our fall for that matter. Don't forget to bring your camera and stop into our visitor center at 265 West Ninth Street in Ship Bottom or go to our website, a 2010 New Jersey Governor's Award for Tourism Excellence

Name that bird: download or pick up the brand new Southern Ocean County Birding Map at the chamber's website or visitor center. This gives you places, seasons and species to be on the look out for.

Visit a clam: Follow the ReClam the Bay clam trail and visit upwellers to learn about how growing shellfish is cleaning the bay

Sail  on an historic schooner: AJ Meerwald NJ's classic tall ship is sailing into Beach Haven July 25-27. Enjoy sailings, deck tours and environmental fun facts as she makes Beach Haven her port of call.

Go Behind the Scenes: Take a Dock Tour at Viking Village, the largest fishing fleet on the Eastern Seaboard. Free tour takes place every Friday morning during the summer, register at Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce 609 494 7211

Be part of the Cabaret, as Surflight presents the award winning musical August 17- Sept 4 for matinee and evening performances, call box office for tickets availability and pricing (609) 492-9477.

Become a buccaneer: Join a motley crew of Pirvate Wrestlers, jugglers, musicans and artisians as Historic Barnegat welcomes its annual Pirate's Day celebration happening Rt 9 and East Bay Avenue on September 11 609 698-0080

Bring home a Bass: Register for the 55th Annual Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic and spend the fall earning thousands of dollars in prizes.

Go with the Flow: Thundering Surf Water Park opens the Jersey Shore's first flowhouse featring a double flowrider. 609 492 0869 or

Climb Old Barney: The recently re commissioned coastal navigation aid recently hit 151 years of guarding the inlet, there is no admission to visit the beautiful grounds and only a dollar to climb to the top of this working lighthouse at Barnegat Light State Park

Let's all go to the Americlam Band Stand during the 22nd  Chowderfest, Sunday October 3 at Bayfront Park Taylor Avenue, Beach Haven. Unlimited chowder tasting at the Chowder Cook off Classic as local restaurants compete to be the King Of Clams. Your ticket gets you two votes, one for red and one for white. Plenty of music, food and fun for everyone from 11am to 4pm. VIP and General Admission tickets are available at the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce.

For more information on these plus hundreds more visit or call the Chamber office at 609 494 7211. Some events require tickets, so please contact venues directly.

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