Things to Do in Atlantic City
Atlantic City is the resort and gaming capital of the East Coast, hosting over 27 million people a year, making it one of the most popular tourism sites in the United States. It has all you could want for a terrific summer vacation! There’s the beach, the ocean, the sun and the boardwalk. There are all the fun activities you can find on the water, including surfing, fishing, sailing, cruising, and parasailing.
There are lots of family-fun things to do on or near the boardwalk – rides, games, the Aquarium, miniature golf. If you like shopping, there’s beachy shopping along the boardwalk and Tanger Outlets is nearby. Also, there’s no sales tax on clothing and shoes! A fun family adventure is to go to Absecon Lighthouse, the tallest light house in NJ at 171 feet.
If you need some evening fun before or after the Gaufest, Atlantic City has clubs and dancing, casinos and shows. Enjoy the sunset by the ocean or watch the sunrise. For more information about Atlantic City, go to the https://www.atlanticcitynj.com. If you don't have a car, consider Jitney Shuttle Buses to get around.
Clue meets Beat-the-Clock at Escape AC located inside the Tropicana Atlantic City. This live-action, team-based game challenges groups of 2 to 10 people to ‘escape’ a designated room in sixty seconds.
At Virginia Avenue and the Boardwalk, Steel Pier is one of the most historic and iconic landmarks in Atlantic City. Featuring rides, games and multiple food options, Steel Pier also offers helicopter rides, boasts a custom carousel that shows hand-painted scenes from the city’s history and is home to The Wheel, which is 227 feet tall and has 40 temperature-controlled gondolas.
Ready to Hang Ten? AC Surf & SUP School is the original and premiere surfing organization in the Atlantic City. Offering a program for everyone, be it beginner or advanced, AC Surf has some of the most experienced staff to help develop and improve skills.
Atlantic City Parasail operates several trips daily from Gardner’s Basin offering 500-foot flights with dry take-off and landing. Breathtaking scenery from up in the air awaits! No experience necessary. Reservations required.