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