If you are thinking about planning a trip this year, look no further than New Jersey's famed Atlantic City. Great for families or a romantic getaway, a trip with the guys or a bachelorette bash, this vibrant city has so much to see and do.
Stay the week, go for a weekend, or even make a day trip if you live close by. You'll have a blast as you explore the many hotels, attractions, amusements, and restaurants. Take in the beauty of the ocean as you enjoy your unforgettable Atlantic City visit. Here are 5 things to see and do while you're there.
Step outside and enjoy the many attractions of Atlantic City's Boardwalk, first constructed in 1870. The people are friendly, the views of the water are spectacular, and the attractions are plentiful. Just steps away from the hotels and casinos, the boardwalk is a breath of fresh air for locals and visitors alike. Grab a bite, shop 'till you drop, play games at the Steel Pier, and take in the bright Jersey sunshine. Grab some one-of-a-kind saltwater taffy and souvenirs to bring home some of AC's notable charm.
Borgata Hotel Casino, & Spa
One of AC's finest places to stay is Borgata. 2,000 rooms make this hotel massive, with divine décor that is modern and magnificent. The 161,000-square-foot casino is breathtaking and waiting for you to roll the dice. Dining options are delicious. Try the Old Homestead Steakhouse, Wolfgang Puck American Grille, or the elaborate Borgata Buffet, among the other dining and bar options. Grand shows, non-stop nightlife, and the spectacular Spa Toccare are all meant to be experienced as you make the very most of your Borgata bliss.
Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville
Food, fun, friends, and family make Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville the place to stop in for a tasty bite, great music, and cool merch. Whether you are a fan of the man himself or just want to feel the pleasure of paradise, drop in for some fantastic fish tacos, the best buttermilk fried chicken, or the perfect peel & eat shrimp. Save room for a slice of homemade key lime pie and don't forget your mouthwatering Margarita to wash all that goodness down! Drop into the retail store for a cool T-shirt or a blender to whip up your own frozen Margaritas at home. Check out their events calendar to see what's happening when you plan to visit.
The tallest lighthouse in New Jersey, Absecon Lighthouse, is 171 feet tall, making it the 3rd tallest in America. Reach the top and look down on the beautiful city skyline from a view that will make you feel like you are on top of the world. Recently renovated, the lighthouse is more welcoming than ever, featuring a museum and a gift shop. Take a group tour or even plan an overnight stay. Close to the boardwalk, make a day trip of spectacular sights and impressive history at Absecon Lighthouse.
Get your shopping fix at AC's Tanger Outlets. Savings and rewards await in this vast complex of 109 stores and places to dine. Whether you are shopping for apparel, jewelry, shoes, accessories, home furnishings, or toys, Tanger Outlets has got you covered. Make a day of non-stop shopping and don't forget to stop for lunch at Ruby Tuesday, Applebee's, Subway, or one of Tanger Outlet's other spots to munch. If you are a shopaholic, this shopping extravaganza will have you feeling like you've landed in retail heaven!