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Atlantic City


New Jersey

Atlantic City in a nutshell

The resort that, long before casinos arrived, had a rich tradition of entertainment, shows no signs of stopping. Developed in the late 1900's as an extension Atlantic City soon became famous for its casinos and the Miss America Pageant. Along with vibrant nightlife, world-class golf and fishing, historic lighthouses, first-class shopping and a great outdoor experience all await those looking for exciting vacations and fun filled days.

Enjoy hiking, camping or kayaking? Nearby local, state and national parks offer scenic views, hiking trails and log cabins to get back to nature, while rental companies all along the southern New Jersey coast offer water sport rentals for the ocean and bay. Take a refreshing dip in the Atlantic Ocean, enjoy the view as you jog along the Boardwalk, or rent a bicycle for an early morning ride amidst ocean breezes.

In the mood for a day at sea? Atlantic City offers day cruises, sailing adventures, fishing expeditions and boat rentals. The wide variety of fish in Atlantic City’s bays and ocean, from striped bass to tuna, make fishing here an exciting and rewarding experience.

Those who yearn for the fairway need only travel minutes to find world-class courses that combine championship play, lavish service and majestic natural beauty. Some of modern history’s most famous golfers honed their skills at the area’s golf courses in days past, and Seaview Marriott, located in Galloway Township, is the annual host of the ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic.

No tour of Atlantic City is complete without visiting some of its most historic landmarks, from Lucy the Elephant to the touch tanks and sea life exhibits in the Ocean Life Center at Historic Gardner’s Basin. discover the bright jewels that make up the crown of the jersey shore.
Year round, day or night, whatever turns you on about a destination, Atlantic City's got it. Explore your options

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Atlantic City's 12 casino resorts offer 24-hour gaming excitement, headline entertainment, gourment dining and the beach and world-famous Boardwalk.
Atlantic City's 12 casino resorts offer 24-hour gaming excitement, headline entertainment, gourment dining and the beach and world-famous Boardwalk.

From beautiful beaches and the Atlantic Ocean to the Boardwalk and amusement pier rides, Atlantic City offers a plethora of activities for the young and the young at heart to enjoy
From beautiful beaches and the Atlantic Ocean to the Boardwalk and amusement pier rides, Atlantic City offers a plethora of activities for the young and the young at heart to enjoy

   
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