Things to do in Atlantic City
Be a part of the action in our Oceanside gaming and resort destination! Here you’ll find world-renowned casinos and hotels, celebrity-chef restaurants, local hidden gems, unique attractions, headline entertainment, relaxing spas, shopping, and miles of beautiful beaches. Championship golf courses, historic sites, and a wide array of wineries are located close by. Experiences await in Atlantic City! The Sports Commission is ready and waiting to welcome and assist you in planning your trip from start to finish.
Atlantic City is increasingly becoming known for its thriving culinary scene with some of the top chefs in the industry, including Guy Fieri, Gordon Ramsay and Michael Symon opening restaurants here alongside other nationally acclaimed locales such as The Palm and Cuba Libre among many others. The city is increasingly becoming known for its stunning array of ethnic options, from authentic Chinese and Vietnamese to great south-of-the-border, Italian and Japanese influences. The city offers an interesting dichotomy with trendy, eclectic establishments rising alongside home-style ‘mom and pop” locales, classic Boardwalk cuisine and one of America’s greatest spots for a sub sandwich at the White House Sub Shop.
Sports & Recreation
Ranked among the Top Ten Golf Cities in America by ForbesTraveler.com, Atlantic City is one of the East Coast’s premier golfing destinations with over 25 courses surrounding the Atlantic City area, providing a challenge to novice and advanced golfers alike. Many courses are championship-caliber, designed by some of the top course consultants in the country. Atlantic City’s ocean-side location provides a generous opportunity for day cruises, sailing, fishing, boat, canoe, or kayak rentals. Nearby local, state, and national parks such as Atlantic County Park at Lake Lenape, Edwin B. Forsythe.
Atlantic City is quickly becoming nearly as known for its world-class shopping as for its gaming options. Among the options include: Tanger Outlets Atlantic City, a $76 million, 15-city block dining and retail outlet, with upscale retailers, downsized prices and the addition of Bass Pro Shops; The Quarter at Tropicana consists of 200,000 square feet of retail, dining, entertainment and spa options. Additional diverse shopping can be found along the Boardwalk and throughout the city’s casinos.