DO ANYTHING, DO EVERYTHING, DO AC!
For somewhere new and exciting - why not DO AC? In Atlantic City you can find fun at every turn! For a unique experience and a visit like you’ve never had before, DO AC, where there is something for everyone.
Atlantic City has everything to make your stay memorable. Try your luck at the many casino table games or slot machines, hit the pavement in search of great outlet shopping deals, take in a show, dine at one of the many gourmet restaurants, take a stroll on the world-famous Boardwalk, or just relax on the beach under the glowing sun and cool off in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
How will you DO AC? The possibilities are plentiful, adventures are endless and new attractions are being unveiled all the time.
DO SOMETHING NEW
Revel Entertainment’s brand new resort headlines an impressive array of entertainment options for visitors. Located on the Boardwalk at Connecticut Avenue, Revel spans 6.3 million square feet and stands 47 stories high above the bustling Boardwalk. Revel offers an impressive 130,000 square foot gaming floor with more than 100 gaming tables and 160,000 square feet of indoor and 90,000 square feet of outdoor flexible meeting/event space. Dynamic entertainment venues include a one-of-a-kind Burlesque nightclub and elegant, unique and classic dining options featuring award-winning chefs from across the country.
Also new to AC, the Golden Nugget purchased the Trump Marina and invested more than $150 million into the property. It sits right at the Frank S. Farley Marina with expansive views of the Atlantic City skyline. The Golden Nugget features the Landry trademark restaurants like Vic and Anthony’s, Charthouse and many more ways to gamble, wine and dine and take advantage of the waterside location.
Resorts Casino Hotel will be adding a Margaritaville complex to the property in May 2013. The changes will transform Resorts into a destination appealing to visitors yearning for an island adventure.
Tanger Outlets recently-completed a $15 million, third phase of expansion to The Walk shopping mall that has added more than 45,000 square feet of outlet shopping. New retail establishments
include Columbia Sportswear, Zumiez, Puma Outlet, Coach Men’s, Chico’s, Hanes Brands and more.
A 3D light show specially created for AC by Moment Factory of Montreal, Duality brings its unique vision to Boardwalk Hall through an extraordinary fusion of light and sound.
Using Boardwalk Hall’s historic facade as a gigantic canvas, the light show features the latest 3-D video-mapping technology, stunning animation, and an original music score. So you can experience a mix of orchestral, indie pop and electronic music set to the sounds of the city on the Atlantic. Shows begin at dusk and run every ½ hour until 2 a.m. nightly. A new Duality show, “Boardwalk Beat” will debut on the historic façade in Spring, 2013.
From thrilling rides and breathtaking helicopter tours at Steel Pier to parasailing, fishing and dolphin watching from Gardner’s Basin - fun lurks behind every corner in AC! Try your luck at games of chance and skeeball at arcades along the Boardwalk. Shop for kitschy souvenirs and eat fun Boardwalk fare like salt water taffy, funnel cakes, cotton candy, popcorn and peanuts. The sights and smells and sounds of the Atlantic City Boardwalk are unparalleled.
DO WORLD CLASS ENTERTAINMENT
Entertainment’s biggest and most successful acts routinely take to the stage and perform under the bright lights at Atlantic City’s 12 casinos and at Historic Boardwalk Hall. The House of Blues at the Showboat provides an intimate and electric setting for rock n roll and various other musical genre concerts. When the sun goes down, the action is just heating up as numerous night clubs, such as Mixx at Borgata, Dusk at Caesars, Boogie Nights at Tropicana, Casbah at Trump Taj Mahal and The Pool at Harrah’s, allow patrons the opportunity to let their hair down, and dance and party until the wee hours of the morning.
When you come to Atlantic City, come hungry because the culinary menu is a delightfully tasty, enticing, eclectic mix of gourmet restaurants. There’s an amazing array of internationally acclaimed chefs. Also discover historic locations like the Knife and Fork Inn, an Atlantic City staple since 1912, and local favorites like White House Sub Shop and many other choices that are sure to please any picky palette. Dishes from all sorts of ethnic backgrounds, such as Mexican, American, Italian, Vietnamese, Asian, Indian, Southern, Cuban, Mediterranean and more, can be found at dozens of restaurants throughout the city and along the Boardwalk.
From seaside links with breathtaking views to parkland-style fairways nestled in the heart of the pinelands, the Atlantic City area is home to many of the finest public golf courses on the US East Coast.
Atlantic City Trip Showcase
Atlantic City is less than 9 hrs drive from Toronto and less than 8 hours from Montreal. If you are travelling by air - Atlantic City International Airport is serviced by Spirit Airlines and Philadelphia International Airport is a quick 60-minute drive via the Atlantic City Expressway.
Come for the fun. Stay in style! Here are two hotel suggestions for your visit:
- The Tropicana Casino and Resort is located right on the Atlantic City boardwalk, with easy access to hotels, casinos, shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. The refined accommodations at Tropicana Casino and Resort offer a perfect retreat from the excitement of Atlantic City. Tropicana also offers a tempting selection of the hottest upscale eating establishments with 7 world-class restaurants as well as many more casual dining and snack options.
Atlantic City shopping has reached new heights at The Quarter - Tropicana's newest addition with over 30 Atlantic City shops under one roof. The Quarter was designed based on the traditional architecture of historic Havana.
You can play all night, every night at Tropicana. There are a dozen different bars, lounges, and clubs under its roof – and when it comes to gaming thrills and action, the casino at The Tropicana is unmatched. Experience top-notch performers at the Tropicana Showroom, laugh until it hurts at the Comedy Stop, or have an armchair adventure in the thrilling IMAX® Theatre.
- The Sheraton Atlantic City
is located right in the heart of the city, just a stroll from the famous boardwalk, casinos, and myriad restaurants and within minutes of train and bus stations and the expressway. "The Walk", with over 100 retail outlet shops, is just next door.
A full array of lounge and dining experiences await, including Boulevards Café, with its impeccable breakfast cuisine and unmatched view of the city skyline. The stylish Shoe Bar is a great place to enjoy cocktails and light appetizers. Fun fact – the Sheraton Atlantic City boasts the world's largest Miss America memorabilia collection and the Show Bar is themed with artifacts from the beauty pageant. Adjacent to the hotel is Tun Tavern Brewery & Restaurant, serving a variety of fresh brews, succulent steaks, and other hearty fare.
The hotel facilities include luxurious rooms and suites, a heated indoor pool, outdoor sundeck with whirlpool and the latest workout facilities in the health club.
Photos Courtesy of the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority