As we begin to slowly recover from COVID-19, Atlantic City sends its love and prayers across the globe and is looking forward to welcoming visitors with a plethora of things to see and do.
With the pristine waters of the Atlantic Ocean as its backdrop, Atlantic City is the perfect location for all types of water fun including kayaking, surfing, jet skiing and more. If you’re more of a spectator on the water, head over to Gardner’s Basin for a variety of sightseeing adventures with Atlantic City Cruises. For the novice to well-seasoned angler, High Roller Fishing and Twrecks Charters offer fishing excursions that suit your interests and budget.
Hopelessly Attracted To You
It should come as no surprise that Atlantic City offers an array of attractions for all ages. How does a beautiful bird’s eye view of the city sound? Sounds like a 228-stair climb to the tower of the Absecon Lighthouse or a parasail ride with Atlantic City Parasail or maybe, a visit to The Wheel at Steel Pier which features 40 temperature-controlled gondolas. Leave the mundane behind with a visit to Escape AC at Tropicana where Clue meets Beat-the-Clock or check out Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum for a look at some of the most unusual, fascinating and bizarre exhibits in the world. From go-karts to an aquarium, to an amusement pier to the largest Topgolf Swing Suite in America, Atlantic City is chock-full of activities for the young and young at heart.
Shop ‘Til You Drop
Whether it be window shopping or stepping inside to take advantage of some great deals, Tanger Outlets on Michigan and Atlantic Avenues features 50 national retail brand outlet stores such as American Eagle, Crocs, H&M, Michael Kors, Coach, Kate Spade New York, Under Armour and Pandora just to name a few. Looking for outdoor attire, equipment or accessories? Bass Pro Shops offers the area’s largest selection for hunting, fishing, camping, boating and more. There’s also no shortage of shopping opportunities in any of Atlantic City’s nine casino resorts or along the world-famous Boardwalk.
Atlantic City Is Monumental
Known mainly for the beach and Boardwalk, rolling chairs, casinos and world-class entertainment, Atlantic City is also home to some of the most exceptional memorials dedicated to the memory and struggles of humankind. These gems include a World War I Memorial that was modeled after a Greek Temple with the names of battles in which Atlantic City soldiers fought in are etched along the top of the rotunda. The Korean War Memorial features a 12-foot sculpture of “The Mourning Soldier” as well as an eternal flame dedicated to the 822 New Jerseyans who fought and lost their lives or declared missing in action. “In The Line of Duty” includes a steel I-beam from the World Trade Center’s North Tower containing floor joist and concrete from the original building and The Civil Rights Garden is a one-of-a-kind tribute honoring the long journey of African Americans to achieve freedom and equal rights.
Place Your Bets
Atlantic City’s land-based sportsbooks are where the excitement truly is. With eight of Atlantic City’s nine casinos offering sports betting, fans can pick their favorites, relax in plush seats and enjoy the action. With the venues offering multiple LED screens, no sporting event is likely to be missed, so come hang out with friends — old and new. You could be a winner!
An Oldie But Goodie
No conversation about Atlantic City is complete without mentioning the world’s first Boardwalk. Originally built in 1870 measuring 10 feet wide in sections of 12 feet, its purpose was to serve as a means to keep sand out of the luxurious beachfront hotels and railroad passenger cars. Today, the famous wooden walkway is more than four miles in length and 60 feet across at its widest points and attracts millions of visitors.
Live Love Loop
Don’t let a trip to Atlantic City come to an end without visiting The Orange Loop. Named for the orange properties on the Monopoly game board (New York Avenue, Tennessee Avenue and St. James Place), The Orange Loop is three beach blocks of one-of-a-kind restaurants, bars, live music, coffee, yoga and more.
Check out our calendar of events at doatlanticcity.com for a listing of city-wide and regional events. Also, follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/DoAtlanticCity, Twitter at twitter.com/VisitAC, #DOAC, and Instagram.com/doac for great giveaways including concert tickets, overnight stays, meals and more.
For good times done the right way, visit Atlantic City — You’ll Never Want To Leave!