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Atlantic City Hotel Rating TRAVEL TO ATLANTIC CITY

With over 37 million visitors every year, Atlantic City has become America's most popular destination. From fabulous events and non-stop 24-hour casino gaming to gourmet restaurants, exciting attractions and recreational opportunities, an Atlantic City vacation has something to offer everyone.

Atlantic City Travel Features:  
   
  • 9 Luxurious Casinos
  • World Famous Boardwalk
  • World Class Entertainment
  • Beautiful Beaches
  • Amusement Pier & Arcades
  • Championship Golf Courses
  • Tennis Courts
  • Charter Boat Fishing
  • Sailing Charters
  • First Class Restaurants
  • High Voltage Nightlife
  • Many Historic Sites
  • Excellent Antiquing
  • Local Wineries
  • A Famous Lighthouse
  • Quality Retail Outlets
  • Excellent Shopping
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Gondola Rides
  • Boardwalk Convention Hall
  • Annual Sports Events
  • Boardwalk Bullies Hockey Team
  • Sandcastle Stadium and Atlantic Surf Baseball Team
 
Atlantic City, New Jersey has been re-creating itself by spending hundreds of millions of dollars in new development to beautify the city, add additional services and attractions, and make Atlantic City your vacation destination.

Moments in Atlantic City History:

  • 1670s – Thomas Budd, an English settler, purchases Absecon Island upon which Atlantic City was built
  • 1785 – The first permanent structure on the island is built by Jeremiah Leeds
  • 1852 – Construction on the rail line connecting the island to the mainland begins
  • 1854 - Trains begin arriving from Camden
  • 1870 – The first official road, from Pleasantville, is complete.
  • 1880 - Atlantic City officially opens its doors
  • 1921 – Atlantic City hosts the Miss American Pageant
  • 1976 – Gambling is approved in Atlantic City
  • 1978 – Resorts Atlantic City opens as the city’s, and East Coast’s, first legal casino.

Interesting facts about Atlantic City:

  • Atlantic City’s street names are used on the Monopoly board game.
  • Salt water taffy was discovered in Atlantic City. According to legend, a huge storm in 1883 caused the tide to rise so high that it flooded a candy store. The store’s owner, David Bradley, was the first to coin the phrase Salt Water Taffy.
  • The famous Atlantic City Boardwalk was originally built to keep the sand off of women’s shoes.
  • Lucy, the world’s largest man-made elephant, resides at nearby Margate Beach. Built in 1881 she stands 65 feet high and weighs 90 tons! Lucy was recognized on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

 

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Atlantic City Hotel Rating  TOP CASINO DEALS
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Tropicana from $60
Resorts from $49
Taj Mahal from $61
Caesars from $62
Borgata from $89
Golden Nugget from $79
Bally's from $72
Harrah's from $51
Water Club from $339
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Atlantic City Hotel Rating  POPULAR HOTELS
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