Atlantic City Travel Information

Atlantic City Travel Information
Located on the Atlantic coast of New Jersey, Atlantic City is revered as the gaming capital of the Northeast. Atlantic City is also famous for being the birthplace of saltwater taffy and for being home to the world's first boardwalk. Travelers who are heading to Atlantic City will be pleasantly surprised with all the indoor and outdoor activities available.



Casinos and Entertainment

As of October 2009, Atlantic City has 11 casinos, and entertainment venues like Boardwalk Hall have the capacity to host big-name performers such as Bruce Springsteen, Madonna and Bon Jovi.


Atlantic City is considered a resort destination, so you will find most of its accommodations at its casino resorts and hotels along the Boardwalk. If you prefer quieter accommodations, you may wish to stay at one of Atlantic City's quaint bed and breakfasts.


If you are a golf enthusiast, you will be in heaven when you visit Atlantic City. There are more than 30 courses located within the vicinity of Atlantic City and they offer opportunities for every skill level.


Atlantic City's seaside locale offers nature lovers the chance to fish, boat, kayak, and go canoeing sailing. Hikers and bird-watchers can head to one of the nearby state parks such as Bass River State Forest.


The Atlantic City International Airport has service to many major cities in the U.S. and visitors from nearby cities such as Philadelphia, New York and Washington D.C. will find bus service available. For transportation up and down the Boardwalk, take one of Atlantic City's world-famous 13-passenger buses, called "jitneys."


Article Written By Jessica Morelock

Jessica Morelock began her professional writing career in 2007, after a three-year stint as a producer and co-host on Sirius Satellite Radio. She has also worked for the airline industry and as a travel agent. She completed a bachelor's degree in political science at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

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