Atlantic City, NJ

The Best Thing About Memories Is Creating Them!
One of the most unique and memorable resort destinations Atlantic City offers the best in gaming along with stellar attractions, tax-free shopping, spectacular nightlife and delicious dining the perfect setting for the best vacation experience. Take a stroll on the iconic world-famous Boardwalk and visit the eclectic shops, amusement piers and pick up some original salt water taffy and experience why more than 21 million visitors visit our seaside city every year!

For First Time Visitors

• Stroll The Old Wooden Way, the Atlantic City Boardwalk
• Take a chance with Lady Luck in one of our 8 Casino Resorts
• Dip your toes in the Atlantic Ocean
• Tax-Free shopping in over 100 outlets, within walking distance of the Boardwalk
• Dine at a celebrity chef restaurant, we have many to choose from!

For Repeat Visitors

• Historic Gardner’s Basin, dolphin watching, fishing, aquarium and crafter cottages
• Steel Pier, oldest amusement pier on the East Coast, featuring a soon to be completed observation wheel
• Historic Town of Smithville, cobblestone streets, eateries and shops
• Absecon Lighthouse, tallest in New Jersey and 3rd tallest in the United States
• Golf enthusiasts, there are 22 golf courses around Atlantic City from beginner to expert


Songs have been written about it. Movies have been filmed about it. Legends have been made on it. Since its inception in the 1800s, the world-famous Atlantic City Boardwalk has been the epicenter of entertainment and people-watching in Atlantic City since 1870.

Afternoon: Stroll the Old Wooden Way
Stroll the old wooden way and enjoy your favorite Boardwalk foods from funnel cake to corn dogs, you will find the entrances to Central Pier, Steel Pier and Garden Pier scattered along more than four miles of Boardwalk. A seemingly endless array of restaurants, retail shops, casinos and unique attractions make it impossible to be bored on the Boardwalk. From a yearly marathon, triathlons, surfing and volleyball competitions to the one-and-only Miss America Parade, the Boardwalk will have everyone yelling more than “Show us your shoes!”

But occasionally the weather has a different plan. When walking the boards is not the best option, you can always step inside your favorite casino, which all feature many options to keep you entertained. Or perhaps you’ll be fortunate enough to catch a matinee at the IMAX Theater at The Quarter at Tropicana, which can transport you to another place and time for the afternoon. Featuring large format films in both 2D and 3D, IMAX Theater features the latest Hollywood blockbusters and you can even plan your own private party for your family and friends. For the more adventurous, Chickie & Petes on the Boardwalk at Tropicana features a two story bar and restaurant with a game room stocked with the latest in games for all age levels.

Evening: Celebrity Dining or Local Favorites?
After a fun-filled day of Atlantic City adventures, dinner is probably on your mind. As food reality TV shows pop up, you’re probably hungry for more than just great food. Luckily, several of today’s hottest celebrity chefs and reality TV stars have opened up trendy restaurants in Atlantic City. From Bobby Flay, Wolfgang Puck, Guy Fieri and Gordon Ramsay, finding a famous name in Atlantic City is not a problem. Locals love to eat and it’s not surprising that the favorites are tucked away with a breakfast favorite, Gilchrist in Gardener’s Basin with a view of the Back Bay and fishing fleets as they leave for the day, Atlantic City Bar and Grill with all you can eat seafood and Kelsey’s AC best Southern BBQ ever! Narrowing the list down for your first dinner in town may be a little trickier then you thought.

After dinner, Boardwalk Hall is the place to find the superstars from the world of entertainment. From the Beatles and Rolling Stones to Lady Gaga and Garth Brooks, they’ve played to a roaring crowd in the events arena that has stood in the center of Atlantic City for decades. You’ll find more incredible entertainment in the casino showrooms. Check out the entertainment calendar of events at When the sun goes down in Atlantic City, the fun is just starting. Comedy Clubs, showrooms, nightclubs, lounges, whatever your taste or budget, your night is just beginning.


Where else can you combine a day of tax-free shopping, salt scrubs and tiaras? Only in Atlantic City!
Shopping, Beauty Queens & Hauntings

Morning: Tax-Free Shopping or Relaxing Spa Day?
Celebrated as one of the best shopping destinations on the East Coast, Atlantic City offers upscale retailers, brand-name discount outlets, unique boutiques and everything in between. At Atlantic City’s Tanger Outlets The Walk, you can spend the day bagging bargains from more than 100 retail outlets like Michael Kors, Coach, Kenneth Cole H&M and DKNY.

The Playground on the Boardwalk across from Caesars Hotel & Casino delivers an upscale shopping experience with designer stores from Gucci, Apple, Burberry, Tiffany & Co. and Louis Vuitton. The Playground is also known for some of the city’s most renowned dining and entertainment experiences, including a new trendy nightclub with spectacular floor to ceiling windows, fabulous restaurants from famous Chef Steven Starr and fresh seafood from sushi to lobster at Phillips Seafood House and Souzai Sushi.

High-energy restaurants, exciting entertainment and an incredible array of shops come together at The Quarter at Tropicana. This 200,000 retail center brings to life the streets of Old Havana through a sprawling-three story streetscape and shopping experiences that include Zephyr Gallery, White House Black Market and The Old Farmer’s Almanac General Store. On the world-famous Atlantic City Boardwalk, shoppers will find a variety of souvenir stores, specialty shops and purveyors of salt-water taffy, Atlantic City’s hallmark treat.

If you prefer salt scrubs to shoe sales, spend an indulgent morning at one of Atlantic City’s world-class spas. From inviting spaces modeled after Roman baths to the modern day masterpieces with million dollar views, Atlantic City is home to some of the East Coast’s most exceptional spas. Choose your experience at

Afternoon: Take your pick of Beauty Queens, Oddities and Hauntings
Atlantic City’s attractions are known to be unique, diverse, and yes, even a little odd. If you’re enchanted by the coveted Miss America crown, don’t miss the Miss America Rose Walk, a collection of bronze plaques featuring Miss America quotes embedded in the sidewalk along Michigan Avenue. The focal point of the Rose Walk is a bronze statue of Bert Parks located in the Rose Garden at Sheraton Hotel, host of the Miss America competition from 1955 to 1980. Visitors can take advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity by posing under the crown in the statue’s outstretched hands as a motion sensor triggers the playing of the pageant’s traditional theme song, “There She Is, Miss America” through an enhanced digital sound system.Located on the Boardwalk, the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum is a fascinating look into the world of the bizarre and unusual. From Vlad the Impaler to shrunken heads to the girl down the well, you’ll find new oddities, wondrous exhibits and family-fun adventures around every turn.Also, on the Boardwalk, you’ll find Haunted Tales. Offering exciting tales of the Jersey Devil, pirates and more, the haunted animated theatre will have you not just watching the story but experiencing it. Then, for the brave of heart, take on the coffin ride and experience the sights, sounds and smells of being buried alive. Only a few are brave enough to make it through the entire ride.

Coming soon
Atlantic City’s first ever Polercoaster, a vertical roller coaster that will leave you feeling exhilarated and ready to take on all that Atlantic City has to offer. Summer 2018.

The Steel Pier’s 224 foot Observation Wheel will soar above the Boardwalk with 40 heated and air conditioned gondolas for a comfortable.


A great vacation doesn’t have to be an expensive vacation. Atlantic City has an abundance of free activities starting with our 4.5 miles of world-famous white sandy beaches. That’s right, there are no beach tags or access fees required for a day at the Atlantic City beach and all beaches are protected by lifeguards. Enjoy the sand between your toes and the sun on your face without emptying the piggy bank.

A great vacation doesn’t have to be an expensive vacation. Atlantic City has an abundance of free activities starting with our 4.5 miles of world-famous white sandy beaches. That’s right, there are no beach tags or access fees required for a day at the Atlantic City beach and all beaches are protected by lifeguards. Enjoy the sand between your toes and the sun on your face without emptying the piggy bank. Stroll the Atlantic City Boardwalk and enjoy the best place to people watch. Though if you are inclined to sit by the sea and soak in the salt air, beach chairs and umbrellas can be rented for a small fee, just in case you forgot yours we have you covered!

The free fun continues with the Atlantic City Airshow. Each August, this spectacle takes place and features flybys and acrobatics by civilian pilots and military professional. All the action takes place in the sky above Atlantic City’s beach and coastline. The best part of the show is the $0 ticket price. Come a day early and watch the full day practice and salute our men and women in the Veterans military parade. Check out more free things to do at

Morning: Learn Something Important And Be Amazed!
Start your day amid the pathways, plants, flowers and Gingko trees of the Civil Rights Garden. This amazing garden features 11 granite columns and sculptures with inscriptions related to the history, events and people of the Civil Rights movement. Located on the Boardwalk across from the Civil Rights Garden by Brighton Park, the New Jersey Korean War Memorial features a thoughtful tribute to the men and women lost during the Korean War and the dedicated service they provided. During the summer season, take a free tour of New Jersey’s first commercial wind farm, located on Route 30 in Atlantic City. No appointment is necessary to tour. Historic Boardwalk Hall located on Mississippi Avenue and the Boardwalk houses the largest musical instrument on earth. More powerful than a dozen orchestras, it can both whisper and thunder into the 5.5 million cubic feet of air space in the main arena. A second instrument by W. W. Kimball is also part of the Adrian Phillips Ballroom. Both of these incredible machines were included as part of the original stage equipment for the building and can be seen and heard in operation every weekday for 1/2 hour concerts and tours May-October at noon as well as played for several events including silent films and the Miss America Pageant.

Afternoon: Go Cultural
End your stay in Atlantic City with a little culture. The Atlantic City Museum and Art Center located on Garden Pier (soon to be part of the Atlantic City Historical Library) features free rotating exhibits of regional and national artists, displayed beautifully in this pier over the Atlantic Ocean and the Atlantic City Museum offers a look at the history of our City by the sea, both are free to the public. Atlantic City has the oldest working pipe organ in the world, located inside historic Boardwalk Hall, free concerts and tours of the Midmer-Losh are given every day at noon, it’s a piece of history you won’t want to miss! After the tour stop by our Boardwalk Information Center for your free AC magnet, just a small memento to remember your visit.

Evening: A Food Lovers Paradise
You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg when you go out to lunch or dinner in Atlantic City. There is a restaurant for every taste and budget, from the family-friendly chains we all know and love to the Boardwalk food lining the great wooden way featuring easy-on-the-wallet favorites like pizza, corn dogs, funnel cake, and gyros or if you fancy a taste of a local’s favorite we can guide you to a foodie’s paradise! Finish off your evening with the lightshow at Tropicana Casino Hotel. This free 3D display on the building’s façade features a combined effect of video, lighting and sound that will keep you spellbound at the spectacle it creates. Ig f you happen to be visiting on a Saturday, Tropicana sets off an amazing fireworks display at 10pm.