Located in New Jersey, Atlantic City defines what a city based on entertainment should be. It's come a long way from its beginnings in the late 1800s, but still keeps having fun as its priority. And few places in the world are as fun! You'll feel the need to let loose right after arriving at one of the Atlantic City hotels. With all sorts of casinos, attractions like the Absecon Lighthouse, and tons of shops, you'll be entertained during your entire stay. In short, you can have a feast in Atlantic City--both literally and figuratively. And that's what makes it so awesome.
Out and About in Atlantic City
Chill on the beach, say hello to Lucy the Elephant, enjoy go-kart racing at Steel Pier, and see if you can get a get-out-of-jail-free card at the Monopoly Monument. If you just want to get a feel for the city, walk along the famous Boardwalk and soak up the salty air. Of course, if you get the itch to gamble, your needs can be satisfied at any one of the Atlantic City casinos. If you happen to win some cash, use it to tour the Atlantic City Aquarium, see a show at Boardwalk Hall, or buy all kinds of candy. You could even use those winnings to book one of the best Atlantic City hotels near the Boardwalk, or just throw it all away partying.
Eating and Drinking
Steaks, oysters, sushi, pizza, hot dogs, and sandwiches are staples on menus in Atlantic City. Saltwater taffy and funnel cakes are two snacks every visitor should try, too. In general, on and near the Boardwalk and beach are where you'll find the best spots to dine and party. If you plan to go out, stroll around here and see what you find.
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