Overview Atlantic City

Visiting Atlantic City

While it may not be Las Vegas, Atlantic City is about as close to Sin City as the east coast can offer - home to a dozen resort casinos and the famed boardwalk , not to mention some of the Jersey Shore’s most popular beaches, Avalon and Cape May.

But Atlantic City’s not all slots and blackjack - it’s got a family-friendly side too. Check out the entertainment offerings along the boardwalk, or the carnival games and go-karts on Schiff’s Central Pier. Shopaholics will also fall in love with the offerings at the massive Atlantic City Outlets , boasting 109 stores from Aldo to Zumiez.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and ... Read More
While it may not be Las Vegas, Atlantic City is about as close to Sin City as the east coast can offer - home to a dozen resort casinos and the famed boardwalk , not to mention some of the Jersey Shore’s most popular beaches, Avalon and Cape May.

But Atlantic City’s not all slots and blackjack - it’s got a family-friendly side too. Check out the entertainment offerings along the boardwalk, or the carnival games and go-karts on Schiff’s Central Pier. Shopaholics will also fall in love with the offerings at the massive Atlantic City Outlets , boasting 109 stores from Aldo to Zumiez.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos ; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Atlantic City

Riding the Jitney

Written by Saphira on 02 Mar, 2009

Think of it as Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride with casinos, and instead of Toady, Ratty and Moley, you have intoxicated college kids, the lady who smells like a pack of cigarettes who just played slots for ten hours and the guy listening to his iPod…Read More


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Best Place - Ever and Ever to Me

Written by petterbroklin on 24 Oct, 2008

ATLANTIC CITY is situated at New Jersey State in USA. It’s a most visited place In New Jersey. Main attraction of this city is gambling because gambling is legal at there. So mostly gambling lover visited there for our best play. They’re a best and…Read More


The Loin's Den

Written by ripplefan2 on 21 Jun, 2007

What summer time would be complete without a trip to a gambling town? So we packed the car, grabbed whatever money we had and headed down to Atlantic City, New Jersey so a fun filled weekend. However, when we got there, there was some kind…Read More


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Good info to have

Written by Ishtar on 04 Jan, 2006

If you plan to spend a week or more in Atlantic City, hanging out in a time share resort, you may want to jot down some of this information which will help in making your stay more enjoyable. The very first thing I had sworn…Read More


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What's New in Atlantic City?

Written by Ishtar on 04 Jan, 2006

What’s changed in Atlantic City since I was here last at the turn of the century? We were here when everyone thought the world would come to a standstill in 2000; remember the Y2K scare? Of course, we rang in the New Year at Caesar’s…Read More


Improvements in Atlantic City

Written by Cantin2 on 08 Dec, 2005

Not having visited Atlantic City for about 5 years, I was pleasantly surprised to see lots of improvements not only in the number of casinos, but along the beach, boardwalk, and surrounding streets. BEACH - The beach is very clean with lots of well trained lifeguards…Read More


Poker

Written by Jenn126 on 14 Jun, 2006

Poker, Texas Hold Em in particular, seems to be an up and coming game in casinos. In Atlantic City there are a couple of places to play poker. Trump's Taj Mahal has a fairly big poker room, with limit and no limit hold em, as…Read More


Craps

Written by Jenn126 on 30 May, 2006

When in Atlantic City, the main focus is on gambling in the casinos, especially if it is winter and there is not much to do on the Boardwalk. While in the casino, you may want to try your hand at Craps, which is definitely…Read More


What to Do in Atlantic City?

Written by leeleereid on 09 Nov, 2006

If you're not there to gamble, don't bother going. The beach is okay, but not all that. The food was not great. The shows are really expensive, if you can even get into seeing any of them. All in all, unless…Read More


lotsaaction

Written by mimimama on 12 Jul, 2005

Atlantic City is nice for those who like to have a lot to do. The hotels have casinos, shows, restaurants, shops, bowling, and something happening 24/7. The beach is one of the few "free" beaches on the Jersey shore. It makes day trips to the…Read More


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