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Atlantic City, NJ Travel and Vacation Getaways

Atlantic City, New Jersey Casino Situated on the New Jersey shores of Absecon Island, Atlantic City never experiences a dull moment. This historic beach resort destination is famed not only for its exciting casino gaming, museums, historic piers and attractions, but also its stretches of sandy beaches perfect for surfing and sunbathing.

Atlantic City is a spectacular destination for those seeking a weekend of casino gaming, as well as for families wanting to create endless fun out on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

Atlantic City, New Jersey Vacation Destination

There is an endless array of thrills to be had on the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk and the Jersey Shore. Snack away on sweet salt water taffy, play exciting arcade games, or enjoy a little seaside dining at one of the satisfying Atlantic City restaurants. Don't miss the Boardwalk Walking Tour or a ride on the historic rolling chair with Royal Rolling Chairs tours. Visitors can learn all there is to know about the country's oldest boardwalk at the Atlantic City Historical Museum.

For adults, head to one of the big name casinos like Harrah's or Bally's. Kids will certainly get a kick out of the Lucy the Elephant monument and the Atlantic City Aquarium. A visit to Atlantic City would not be complete without climbing the 228 steps of the historic Absecon Lighthouse. For a cultural experience, visit the Atlantic City Art Center, or head over to Steel Pier for a full day of amusement rides and attractions. A full days worth of shopping is at The Pier Shops at Caesars and the Atlantic City Outlets.

Atlantic City Travel Tips

  • Packing tip - Bring your beach gear for the Jersey shore and your luck for the Boardwalk casinos.
  • Best attractions/tourist spots - The world famous Atlantic City Boardwalk, Jersey shore and casinos are the stars of the show here.
  • Great time of year to visit - For the casinos, this is a year-round destination. May-October is the busiest season, with the best beach weather.

Weather - Climate (average high temperature)

  • January: 44°F
  • February: 44°F
  • March: 44°F
  • April: 72°F
  • May: 72°F
  • June: 72°F
  • July: 81°F
  • August: 81°F
  • September: 81°F
  • October: 51°F
  • November: 51°F
  • December: 51°F

Nearby Cities/Towns

  • Boston, MA
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Cape May, NJ
  • Newark, NJ
  • New York City, NY
  • Ocean City, NJ
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Washington, DC

Nearby Airports

  • Atlantic City International Airport
  • Newark International
  • Tererboro Airport
  • Lakehurst/Maxfield Airport
  • Philadelphia International Airport

Local Transportation

  • Jitney Mini-Buses - Stop at all major hotels and attractions
  • Rolling Chairs - Provide service along the Atlantic City Boardwalk
  • Taxis - Available throughout the city

Medical Facilities

  • Atlantic City Medical Center