Atlantic City is a city in New Jersey.
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Atlantic City is a seaside resort in New Jersey. In this city, the Miss America competition was held for decades. For many New Yorkers, Atlantic City is a popular destination for short stays. Tourists can enjoy a long sandy beach and a wide promenade, the Broadwalk, as well as numerous leisure parks, museums and other leisure activities. Since 1972 in this city the gambling was legalized also numerous casinos. However, the city never reached the popularity of Las Vegas.
The Atlantic City International Airport (IATA Code: ACY) is about 14 km away and only a few flights to hot water destinations in Florida. If you really want to travel by plane, you can take advantage of Newark Liberty International Airport (IATA code: EWL), Philadelphia International Airport (IATA code: PHL) or Trenton-Mercer Airport (IATA code: TTN).
The 1 Atlantic City Rail Terminal is located directly at the Atlantic City Convention Center and connects the city to Philadelphia.
The Atlantic City Bus Terminal is available for long-distance travel. The terminal is served by the buses of Greyhound Lines and Ney Jersey Transit. The Port Authority Bus Terminal on Manhattan is just 2.5 hours away by New Jersey Transit Line 319. With the 551 line of Greyhound Lines you can reach Philadelphia at the Greyhound Terminal at the corner of 10th&Filbert St.
On the street
Atlantic City has good connections to the US highway network. The Atlantic City Expressway leads from Philadelphia and South Jersey to the city center and the marina; the toll on this road is US$3.75 (as of 03/2019).
The Garden State Parkway is also toll-free and takes the express way around 15 kilometers outside Atlantic City. The toll free alternative is US Highway 9.
Parking within the city can be very expensive, especially in the garages of the casinos.
- New Jersey Korean War Memorial, 124 Park Pl. This monument is dedicated to the approximately 800 dead and wounded of the Korean War in New Jersey.
- Broadwalk. The Broadwalk is a wide promenade that hosts almost all major casinos. In addition, there are numerous possibilities for food, drink and shopping.
- Playground Pier. A four-story building on the pier is located in the immediate vicinity of Caesers Palace and Broadway Hall, with shops such as Victoria's Secret, Louis Vuitton and Swarovski. On the third floor there are restaurants and bars with a beautiful view of the city and the sea.
Cape May is a 30 minute drive away.
Ocean City, known as "the largest family resort in America", is located about 20 minutes south.