A visit to Barnegat Light's Historic Viking Village will take you back in time to the early days of a quaint fishing village. For your pleasure the tiny fishing shacks have been turned into shops with something special for everyone:
Swell Colors North Glass Studio and Gallery offers a variety of artisan crafted glasswork and features a silversmithing studio for custom jewelry, classes and more!
Vintage Gray has an eclectic collection of home decor, personal accessories, and vintage treasures. 609-713-4729
Frank's Produce offers fruit and veggies for your dinner.
Cassidy's Fish Market offers the freshest "catch of the day" 609-494-8140
Visit the shops, watch scallop boats or longliners sail in the harbor and take home some fresh food. Come take a walk through history and even take a tour of the commercial docks from July to September. For more info visit www.vikingvillage.net or contact the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce at 609-494-7211
Tel: 609-3618039 -- The Seawife E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Viking Village is also home to the fishing vessel "Lindsay L" owned by Kirk and Pam Larson. The scalloper portrayed the "Hanna Bodan" in the movie The Perfect Storm. Warner Bros. leased the boat for nine weeks and Capt Kirk Larson, Jr and Capt Larry Walsh were at the helm behind the scenes.