The steel Pier! What used to be a true destination—I remember (in the 1960s) going to the Steel Pier and seeing the Beach Boys in concert, and I remember the diving horse who ‘jumped’ from the diving platform into a tank of water, watching the elevator taking the horse to the top was just about as cool as seeing it go down—now it is a very overpriced amusement park with a carnival feel.
The rides are all based on a ticket system and the tickets are $.75 each. The major rides (go-carts, wild mouse, disk-O, etc) take 9 tickets which is $6.75 a ride (and short rides they are). So, if a family of four goes that is a quickly spent $27 for about 2 minutes of fun. The other rides (i.e. tilt-a whirl, mer...Read More