Things to do in Atlantic City + The Jersey Shore
Developed by Alexander Boardman, Atlantic City’s boardwalk was the first in the world, being built over a century ago by local business owners who wanted to prevent sand from being tracked onto their premises. Peruse the long stretch for amusements, gambling, and ice cream. It is also an excellent place to find a painting for your home.
Lucy the Margate elephant is somewhat of a phenomenon. This beachfront mascot that was constructed in 1881 was originally developed to attract land buyers to the area. Since, it has been used as a hotel, beach cottage, private mansion, and tavern, but she was almost destroyed by rowdy patrons. Now, Lucy is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places and is open for tours, weather permitting.
Comedy Club is Atlantic City's most popular comedy club a great place to unwind after an unlucky day of gambling. After the show, check out the Tropicana Hotel & Casino with its 1020 hotel rooms and its own indoor theme park, Tivoli Pier.
Stop in at the Blue Martini, on of Atlantic City’s boardwalk lounges, or drop in on the informative Atlantic City Historical Museum for a quirky look into the AC’s past.
When the sun goes down, there is plenty to do in Atlantic City. From dancing to live music, the fun is just beginning when the sun goes down.
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