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Welcome to one of America's oldest seaside resorts, a city famous for its boardwalk, casino gambling, sandy beaches and amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean. The East Coast's answer to Las Vegas, Atlantic City is known as a Mecca for weekend gamblers and the home to famous names such as Tropicana, Bally's, the Sands and Caesar's Palace.

Located in the eastern state of New Jersey, Atlantic City hugs the Atlantic Ocean between marshlands and islands. A prime location for real estate developers, the city has always been a resort town. Enjoying over 200 days of sunshine a year, Atlantic City is heaven for those who enjoy fast-paced excitement, nonstop activities and long days at the beach. From exploring the world's first boardwalk to surfing, swimming or trying your hand with lady luck, there is always something to do in Atlantic City!


ATLANTIC CITY FAST FACTS
  • Lucy the Elephant, built in 1881 to attract potential buyers to land holdings, is now known as the oldest roadside attraction in the U.S. and the most popular non-gaming attraction in the greater Atlantic City region!
  • Ocean Pier, the world's first oceanside amusement pier, was built in Atlantic City in 1882.
  • Atlantic City has its Green side -- it's the home to New Jersey's very first wind farm.

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  • Atlantic City Casinos
    Enjoy the thrill of Atlantic City gambling and experience the best casinos this side of the Mississippi River. Try your luck at Caesar's and its 135 table games hosting the highest limits in town; visit the exciting Harrah's; or play in the Tropicana, Atlantic City's "Luckiest Casino", offering the latest slot machines and all of the best table games.

    Atlantic City gambling halls offer everything: slots, poker, blackjack, roulette, craps, baccarat, keno, race books and specialty table games. The cocktails flow for free and the casinos' all-you-can-eat buffets are famous for incredible food at low, low prices.

  • Atlantic City Boardwalk
    The backbone of Atlantic City, the Boardwalk is the world's first! Explore the great wooden way and learn about its history through walking tours, access the hotels, casinos, resorts and shops. Take a leisurely stroll down to the beach with the best waves on the Atlantic coastline. Make way for fun packed New Jersey vacation activities at the several piers stemming from Atlantic City Boardwalk.

    Steel Pier features an amusement park with great rides, games and food, while Garden Pier is the arts and cultural center of the Boardwalk, complete with Atlantic City Art Center. This Jersey Shore boardwalk is home to no less than five roller coasters, three complete water parks, bungee jumping, costume photo booths and shops loaded with boogie and surf boards, swimsuits and all the sunscreen that may be needed!

  • The Quarter at the Tropicana
    A heaven for those looking for a dazzling shopping, pampering and dining experience, The Quarter at the Tropicana, located in the Tropicana Casino and Resort, offers a great alternative to the casino scene.

    This Atlantic City attraction is a world within itself with a world-class day spa; an Irish Pub filled with atmosphere; five lively nightclubs with every kind of music for dancing; some of the finest retail shops in the world and a highly-rated comedy club. Go wild for a change and experience the glitz of the most exotic getaway destination in the eastern United States.


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This page was last updated on July 12, 2016.