Your Destination Guide to Atlantic City

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This mecca for summer travelers boasts an impressive array of glamorous hotels and casinos, spectacular shopping complexes, and charming seaside landmarks from which visitors can take in panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Whether going for an afternoon stroll down the world famous boardwalk or exploring the spectacular beaches of nearby districts such as Ventor or Brigantine, Atlantic's City's plethora of things to see assures that no two days will be the same.

Atlantic City | Sights

Absecon Lighthouse
  • Absecon Lighthouse
  • A relaxing day by the seashore is what's on offer at Absecon Lighthouse. The historic landmark is the third tallest lighthouse in the U.S., with 228 steps leading up to spectacular views of Atlantic City and its distinctive boardwalk.
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Atlantic City Beach
  • Atlantic City Beach
  • Through the crowded casinos and across the wood paneled boardwalk sits the wave beaten sandbox that is fondly known as the Atlantic City Beach. If you've traveled miles and miles to view the Atlantic Ocean, here it is.
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Atlantic City Boardwalk
  • Atlantic City Boardwalk
  • The Atlantic City Boardwalk – the first boardwalk in the world and the only to be forever referred to as The Boardwalk with a capital B – is the heart and soul of the city, not to mention the...
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Atlantic City Convention Center
Boardwalk Hall
  • Boardwalk Hall
  • Atlantic City's historic Boardwalk Hall, originally built in 1929 and renovated in 2001, can accommodate 14,700 people in the arena and 3,200 in the Ballroom.
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Dante Hall
  • Dante Hall
  • Long appreciated in Atlantic City as a community center and the home of the St. Michael's Operal Company, Dante Hall, originally built in 1926, underwent extensive renovations and...
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Garden Pier
  • Garden Pier
  • Now home to the Atlantic City Historical Museum and the Atlantic City Art Center, the Garden Pier opened in 1913 featuring splendid Spanish Renaissance architecture and beautifully landscaped...
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Korean War Memorial
  • Korean War Memorial
  • Located at Brighton Park in Atlantic City, the Korean War Memorial is a moving tribute to the strength and courage of those who lost their lives fighting for their beliefs.
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Lucy the Elephant
  • Lucy the Elephant
  • An attention-grabbing example of creative late-Victorian architecture, Lucy the Elephant looms majestically over the surrounding buildings of Margate City, just two miles south of Atlantic City.
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Renault Winery
  • Renault Winery
  • Sip local wine, dine al fresco, play a round of golf, or enjoy a romantic evening in one of the old-world inspired guest rooms at the Renault Winery and Tuscany House Hotel.
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Senator Frank S. Farley State Marina
  • Senator Frank S. Farley State Marina
  • True, a marina would not usually be listed among a city's "attractions", but the Senator Frank S. Farley State Marina is a showcase marina, a marina of marinas where both mariners and landlubbers...
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Somers Mansion
  • Somers Mansion
  • The oldest house in the county of Atlantic City, Somers Mansion was built by settler Richard Somers in 1725. Somers was a decorated Navy officer who is still honored throughout the town of Somers Point today for both his military achievements and local contributions.
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