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Atlantic City, NJ
Travel Guide

Steel Pier showing rides

Enjoy Atlantic City’scharming boardwalk, with its casinos, shops and traditional amusement parks, orhead out to see other popular attractions along the Jersey Shore.

Atlantic City is oneof the most popular resort cities on America’s east coast. It’s located onAbsecon Island, New Jersey, and has attractive beaches, casinos, restaurants,bars and amusement piers. Since the first railroad reached Absecon Island in1854, Atlantic City has provided carnival-like entertainment for those from NewYork and other major cities. Historic sights and art deco-style architecturekeep Atlantic City charming, despite all the developments.

Before settlersarrived in the late 17th century, the Lenni-Lenape Indians made the most ofAbsecon Island’s subtropical climate in summer only. Nowadays, the warmermonths from June to September are still the most visited by tourists and canget very crowded.TheAtlantic City Boardwalk is the small city’s main entertainment precinct. It’swhere you’ll find Steel Pier, an amusement park on the waterfront, and thehistoric Boardwalk Hall. Atlantic City is famous for its casino resorts and itsforeshore has plenty of bars and fine-dining options.

Learn about localhistory at the Absecon Lighthouse. Follow the coast south to Margate to visitLucy the Elephant. This delightful structure from 1881 has become a symbol ofthe Jersey coast. Kids will also love the amusement parks, such as Gillian'sWonderland Pier in Ocean City and Raging Waters in Wildwood.

Atlantic City isconnected to the mainland by road. It’s easy to get there by car and you canalso go by train or bus. In the city, public transport is affordable and“jitney” buses run parallel to the boardwalk and to and from other major hubs.The Atlantic City International Airport is a 20-minute drive from downtown andthe well-connected Philadelphia International Airport is just over an houraway.

Atlantic City hasbeen a popular destination for vacationers for over 150 years, and its livelywaterfront precinct is a fun place for a long weekend on the New Jerseycoastline.

Where to stay in Atlantic City

Tropicana Atlantic City
Tropicana Atlantic City
3.5 out of 5
2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ
The price is ¥12,131 per night from Jun 24 to Jun 24
Located in Atlantic City, this beachfront resort is in the city center and within a 5-minute walk of Tropicana Casino, Atlantic City Beach, and Atlantic City ...
3.9/5Good! (7,213 reviews)
"The check in process was easy. I was able to check in hours early at an additional fee."

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Tropicana Atlantic City
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
4 out of 5
1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥19,740 per night from Jul 1 to Jul 1
Located in Atlantic City, this beachfront resort is in the city center, just steps from Atlantic City Boardwalk, Steel Pier, and Atlantic City Beach. Boardwalk ...
4.4/5Excellent! (14,647 reviews)
"Live music."

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
Ocean Casino Resort
Ocean Casino Resort
4 out of 5
500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ
The price is ¥28,563 per night from Jun 30 to Jun 30
Located in Atlantic City, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk and within a 10-minute walk of Ocean Resort Casino and Hard Rock Casino Atlantic City. Atlantic ...
4.3/5Excellent! (7,515 reviews)
"The best hotel I've stayed at in Atlantic City. Love this place!"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Ocean Casino Resort
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Flagship All-Suites, a fantaSea Resort
Flagship All-Suites, a fantaSea Resort
3.5 out of 5
60 N Maine Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ
The price is ¥14,226 per night from Jul 11 to Jul 11
Situated on the waterfront, this condo resort is within a 15-minute walk of Atlantic City Boardwalk, Atlantic City Beach, and Ocean Resort Casino. Hard Rock ...
3.7/5Good! (2,534 reviews)
"I really like"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Flagship All-Suites, a fantaSea Resort
La Sammana Resort
La Sammana Resort
3.5 out of 5
1400 West Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ
The price is ¥16,432 per night from Jun 22 to Jun 22
Situated near the beach, this condo building is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Brigantine Beach and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Links at Brigantine Beach. Harrah's Atlantic City ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (567 reviews)
"I lived in Brigantine for 35 years and remember when LaSamana was built. The hotel is just as beautiful and the rooms are top notch. We had a suite. King bed and sofa bed that had great mattress. Main bath with tub/shower and large 2nd bath with toilet and sink. It was spacious, very clean and all ..."

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

La Sammana Resort
Ebb Tide Suites
Ebb Tide Suites
2.5 out of 5
1001 Little Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, NJ
Located in North End, this aparthotel is steps from Playland's Castaway Cove and Ocean City Boardwalk. Ocean City Beach is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away.
4.3/5Excellent! (11 reviews)
"The property was gorgeous!!! It looked just like an one bedroom apartment! It had a dishwasher, dishes, microwave, stove, cable, HUGE balcony, covered parking. Everything was immaculate! I absolutely loved it!"

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Ebb Tide Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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