Atlantic City

Things to do in and around Atlantic City

“America’s Playground,” Atlantic City is a world-famous resort town on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean in Southern New Jersey. With its quirky mix of casinos, culture, entertainment, and offbeat culinary treats (think fried Oreos and funnel cakes), it’s thrilled visitors for more than a century.

  • Atlantic City Boardwalk at night with high rise buildings in background

    Atlantic City Boardwalk

    Plan to spend at least a full day on this bustling, world-famous promenade lined with arcades, souvenir shops, candy stores, and more!

    • Playground Pier, Atlantic City
    • Steel Pier, Atlantic City
    • Atlantic City Aquarium, Atlantic City
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    From salt water taffy to stylish swimwear, shopping is a whole new level of fun in and around our Atlantic City area hotel.

    • Historic Village of Smithville, Smithville
    • Hamilton Mall, Mays Landing
    • Tanger Outlets’ The Walk, Atlantic City
  • row boat in the sand at the shore

    Ocean City Beaches

    Enjoy swimming, surfing and all-round relaxation on Ocean City, NJ’s eight miles of beautiful oceanfront. Lifeguards are on duty every summer at these and other popular beaches:

    • Waverly Boulevard
    • Seventh Street
    • 16th Street
  • DSSHotel AtlanticCity Entertaiment


    Live music venues, comedy clubs and casinos mean there is always something entertaining happening in Southern New Jersey.

    • Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City
    • IMAX Theater at Tropicana, Atlantic City
  • Man holding a golf club on a golf course


    Sharpen your golf swing on our championship courses or play around on our 9-hole putting green.

    • The Bay Course
    • The Pines Course

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    Arts & Culture

    Enjoy enlightening cultural attractions close to Seaview, including our satellite Noyes Gallery, as well as the nearby Atlantic City Art Center.

    • Noyes Arts Garage, Atlantic City
    • Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center, Millville
    • Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum, Tuckerton
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    Parks & Recreation

    Atlantic City County is home to The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and protects more than 47,000 acres of southern New Jersey coast habitats. The refuge hosts a number of activities throughout the year including: 

    • Hunting
    • Fishing (freshwater and saltwater) 
    • Wildlife viewing 
    • Photography 
    • Environmental education 

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    Smithville Village

    Charming and historic Smithville Village features more than 60 shops and restaurants, as well as family-friendly diversions including:

    • The Carousel
    • Smithville Train
    • Paddle Boats
  • deep sea fishing rods casted into the ocean off a boat

    Deep Sea Fishing

    Plan an angling adventure on a half- or full-day deep-sea fishing charter departing from one of the many nearby marinas, including:

    • Atlantic City
    • Ocean City
    • Cape May