Lucy the Elephant, a 129-year-old Margate landmark, is a good family spot on an iffy beach day. It's not every day kids get to see the inside of an elephant - especially one with as much history as Lucy has.

BACKGROUND: Overlooking the Barnegat Inlet, Barnegat Lighthouse stands guard at the northern end of Long Beach Island. The lighthouse began operations in 1859, and the beacon atop the 172-foot-tall was relit a few years ago and once again lets sailors at sea know they are approaching LBI. A …

BACKGROUND: Absecon Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in New Jersey, as well as one of the oldest lighthouses in the United States - it was built in 1857.

BACKGROUND: Celebrate the exotic, historic and tacky by visiting Wildwood, home to some of the best doo-wop style motels in the state.

BACKGROUND: This isn't your typical lighthouse, which makes it worth a visit in and of itself. This historic lighthouse shines over Hereford Inlet, in the Village of Anglesea in North Wildwood. The Victorian design of the lighthouse makes it both beautiful and functional.

BACKGROUND: First lighted in 1859, the Cape May Point Lighthouse is 157 feet tall. The structure is located in Cape May Point State Park on Lincoln Avenue in Cape May Point.

BACKGROUND: The Basin on New Hampshire Avenue is the location of the Atlantic City Aquarium, marinas, a crafter's village available till the end of summer 2017, and several restaurants.