At­lantic City, new Jer­sey

...so the say­ing goes in At­lantic City, New Jer­sey. Take a stroll along the iconic Board­walk to dis­cover the best of the city

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Songs have been writ­ten about it. movies have been filmed about it. leg­ends have been made on it and sto­ries have been told about it. since the 1800s, world-fa­mous 'city by the sea', at­lantic city, and its leg­endary board­walk have been the epi­cen­tre of en­ter­tain­ment and peo­ple watch­ing.

take a stroll on the board­walk to see his­tory and the present day col­lide, with for­tune tell­ers, eclec­tic sou­venir shops and ar­cades set along­side amuse­ment piers, clas­sic board­walk food and the largest mu­si­cal in­stru­ment in the world. there's more than five miles of scenic beach and board­walk that vis­i­tors can en­joy at any time of the year.

THAT'S EN­TER­TAIN­MENT

at­lantic city is the east coast's cap­i­tal of en­ter­tain­ment, from lady Gaga con­certs to broad­way shows, com­edy clubs and magic shows to rodeos, fes­ti­vals and beach con­certs. or take in a box­ing match or even mid­get car rac­ing, all un­der the bright lights of at­lantic city.

there are also 22 golf cour­ses, deca­dent spas, boat cruises, fish­ing and, of course, gam­bling. at­lantic city is home to seven lux­u­ri­ous casi­nos, fea­tur­ing 24-hour gam­ing, top restau­rants, world-class spas and cap­ti­vat­ing night clubs, all lo­cated in unique up­scale set­tings.

among at­lantic city's new­est at­trac­tions is the steel Pier ob­ser­va­tion Wheel – the third largest in the U.s. It lights up the sky­line of at­lantic city and is open year-round.

BIG AP­PETITES

When head­ing to at­lantic city, be sure to work up an ap­petite be­cause its fresh culi­nary menu is a tasty mix of old-time Ital­ian, steak­houses, gourmet restau­rants – from an amaz­ing se­lec­tion of celebrity chefs – plus seafood fresh from the at­lantic ocean, buf­fets and board­walk del­i­ca­cies that are sure to please any picky palate or price con­scious vis­i­tors.

and when it comes to shop­ping, at­lantic city of­fers some of the best around, in­clud­ing tanger out­lets, the Walk. there are more than 110 re­tail estab­lish­ments here, in­clud­ing Pan­dora, coach, michael kors, Guess, ba­nana repub­lic and nike – and, what's more, it's all tax-free.

or head to trop­i­cana casino’s the Quar­ter which brings the charm and so­phis­ti­ca­tion of old Ha­vana to at­lantic city, fea­tur­ing an eclec­tic and fun mix of well­known re­tail­ers and restau­rants.

take a swim in the beau­ti­ful at­lantic ocean, dig your toes into the white sandy beaches and let the sun and salt air soothe your soul – another rea­son that draws more than 26 mil­lion peo­ple to at­lantic city every year.

“At­lantic City is the East Coast's

cap­i­tal of en­ter­tain­ment, rang­ing from Lady Gaga con­certs to Broad­way shows, com­edy clubs and magic shows to rodeos,

fes­ti­vals and beach con­certs

and more”

Sup­ported in part by a grant from New Jer­sey Depart­ment of State, Di­vi­sion of Travel and Tourism.

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