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Best of Atlantic City

Best of Atlantic City
Best of Atlantic City

© Charlie Anzman

Having hosted visitors such as Bruce Springstein, The Sopranos and the first-ever Miss America, Atlantic City has attracted the gamut of performers, tourists and businesspeople in her day. The energy is high, the sights vibrant and the experiences unpredictable. On any given day, you can catch a world-renowned show, try your luck at the tables or stroll down a historic boardwalk across a seemingly endless beach. Whatever your mood, you'll find an outlet here.

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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 Aquarium
  • Atlantic City Aquarium
  • Come face to face with elusive jellyfish, moray eels, and a variety of exotic, brightly colored fish from around the world at the three-story Atlantic City Aquarium.
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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 Outlets – The Walk
  • Atlantic City Outlets – The Walk
  • Take a break from gambling (or blow all of that money you've just won!) at The Walk. South Jersey Magazine rated this outstanding collection of outlet shops 2008's Best Shopping Center of the Year -- and rightfully so.
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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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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum
  • Imagine wandering aimlessly through a collection of bizarre, shrunken heads, a roulette wheel made entirely of jellybeans, and a skeleton of a Fiji Island mermaid. No, you have not stepped right into the latest Tim Burton movie.
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Steel Pier
  • Steel Pier
  • The Steel Pier, which first opened in 1898, is one of Atlantic City's most storied landmarks and still operates as a fun, family-style amusement park in spite of continued announcements that it will be closing for redevelopment.
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Storybook Land
  • Storybook Land
  • Ask anyone in South Jersey what a most cherished childhood memory is and a likely response will include visions of Storybook Land.
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Taj Mahal
  • Taj Mahal
  • The famed Trump Taj Mahal casino features 5,000 slots and 210 table games, giving you ample opportunity to hit the jackpot (provided Lady Luck is on your side).
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The Pier Shops at Caesars
  • The Pier Shops at Caesars
  • Sit back and relax with your feet in the sand and a stunning sunset an arms-length away, as you forget all your worries and let the Atlantic City skyline sweep you away. No, you are not at one of the Jersey's Shore's many beaches, but at the lively Pier Shops at Caesar's.
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