Lucy the Margate Elephant
9200 Atlantic Avenue
Margate, NJ 08402-2449
Phone: (609) 823-6473
Fax: (609) 823-1895
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DRIVING TO LUCY
FROM NORTH: Take the Garden State Parkway South to Exit 36. Exit 36 puts you on Route 563, eastbound. (It's the only direction you can go when exiting here.) Follow Rte 563 for 2 to 3 miles. You will cross over Route 9. Stay on Rte 563. After crossing Route 9, go about another 3/4 of a mile to a 5-point intersection. Take the easy left onto the Margate Bridge Causeway (there is a large red "Margate Bridge" sign with an arrow marking the road). Take this Causeway into Margate. After you cross the toll ($1.00) bridge, you will be on Jerome Avenue. Go to the 5th traffic light, Ventnor Avenue. Turn right on Ventnor Avenue and go 14 blocks to Decatur Avenue. Turn left on Decatur Avenue and go to the end (1 block). Lucy will be on your right.
FROM SOUTH: Take the Garden State Parkway North to exit 29. Exit 29 puts you on Route 9 Northbound. Follow Route 9 to the 1st traffic light, Route 559. Turn right onto Route 559 and follow it to the end (about 1 mile). It will end at the circle in Somers Point. Follow the circle half way around. Just past the boarded-up gas station, turn right out of the circle onto Shore Road. Follow Shore Road to Maryland Avenue (Dairy Queen and Wawa Food Market at this intersection). Turn right onto Maryland Avenue (Route 152). This is the Longport/Somers Point Causeway. Follow this road into Longport. At the foot of the last bridge, the road will split. Stay to the right of the split and go to the 2nd stop sign (2 short blocks to Atlantic Avenue). Turn left onto Atlantic Avenue. Go about one mile. Lucy will be on your right.
FROM WEST: Take the Atlantic City Expressway to exit 2. This will put you on Route 40, the Black Horse Pike Eastbound. Follow Route 40 all the way into Atlantic City. After the last bridge, go 3 traffic lights to Atlantic Avenue (you will pass a large Ballys-Caesars-Hilton parking lot on your right. Atlantic Avenue is immediately after the parking lot). Turn right onto Atlantic Avenue. Go 3 to 4 miles. Lucy will be on your left at 9200 Atlantic Avenue.
FROM BRIGANTINE: Take the new Expressway connector tunnel into Atlantic City. Take the last exit, Exit A, onto Mississippi Avneue. Go four traffic lights to Pacific Avenue. Turn right onto Pacific Avenue. Follow this until it ends at the Knife & Fork Restaurant. Turn left onto Atlantic Avenue and follow this 3 to 4 miles to Lucy. Lucy will be on your left at 9200 Atlantic Avenue.
FROM OCEAN CITY, NJ: Take Wesley Avenue Northbound to the new Ocean Drive Bridge. Follow the highway into Longport. At the foot of the last bridge, the road will split. Stay to the right of the split and go to the 2nd stop sign (2 short blocks to Atlantic Avenue). Turn left onto Atlantic Avenue. Go about one mile. Lucy will be on your right.