Boardwalk Activities

By the beach on the oceanfront there is a 2 ¼ mile long boardwalk (built in 1914 with the help of some elephants), where, both in winter and summer, one can find strollers, joggers and bicycle riders. A section of the boardwalk is set aside as a bicycle lane and the recent interest in physical fitness has resulted in an increased use of the lighted boardwalk both during the day and at night. The adjacent beach is a 3.5 mile stretch of pure white sand open to the public year round with daily and seasonal rates during the summer.

The iconic local treasure, and a major tourist attraction, was fully rebuilt in 2013 after being destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

Annual Long Beach Boardwalk events:

Riptides

Concession Stands

Overlook At the Beach

Super Boardwalk and Street Fair

Annual Arts and Craft Fair

Free Outdoor Library Stations

Boardwalk Lights

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