Atlantic City Beach

Atlantic City Boardwalk which includes swimming, a coastal town and a beach

Atlantic City Beach

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Cycle along the lively boardwalk, gorge on salt water taffy and fudge, and ride the bumper cars in the pier’s amusement park.

Atlantic City Beach is a long stretch of sandy coastline with many activities, events and entertaining sites. It is one of the main activity hubs in the town of Atlantic City, with light shows, an amusement pier and occasional beach music recitals. Stroll along the spacious boardwalk and be entertained from morning to evening.

Rent a bike in the morning and cycle along the coastal path. Pause to snap photos of the stunning shoreline. Get a sun lounger and sunbathe on the vast stretch of sand with your family and friends. Ice creams, drinks and all types of snacks and refreshments are available from vendors and stalls along the beach.

Enjoy the serene atmosphere with the tranquil sound of waves lapping the shore. Spot seagulls and other birds hovering over the strand. In the evening, the lights of the casinos, hotels and bars illuminate the boardwalk.

Attend a concert or sporting event at Boardwalk Hall, recognizable by its impressive arches. Watch the site’s mesmerizing 3-D light show that takes every 30 minutes in the evening. Browse the fascinating and bizarre displays in the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! complex that overlooks the beach.

Among the highlights of the beach is the Steel Pier, which hosts an amusement park over the Atlantic Ocean. Ride the bumper cars, try the Flying Dutchman and take on the SlingShotAC. Enjoy lunch on the pier and play arcade games to win prizes. You can even go on a helicopter ride from the far end of the pier. Have your fortune revealed by a palm reader and browse the many beachside stores.

Atlantic City Beach is in the southern portion of the state of New Jersey. Drive south from Newark for 120 miles (190 kilometers) to get to Atlantic City in less than 2 hours. You can also arrive at the Atlantic City Rail Terminal. Travel around the town to see such sights as the Absecon Lighthouse, the Atlantic City Aquarium and the Penrose Canal.

Top Hotels Close to Atlantic City Beach

Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino
Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino
3.5 out of 5
1900 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
The price is $62 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
Stay at this 3.5-star beach resort in Atlantic City. Enjoy free WiFi, a casino, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our ...
3.5/5 Good! (1,912 reviews)
"All good in the hood"

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino
Tropicana Atlantic City
Tropicana Atlantic City
3.5 out of 5
2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
The price is $69 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
Stay at this 3.5-star beach resort in Atlantic City. Enjoy an outdoor pool, 13 restaurants, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the restaurant and the clean ...
3.7/5 Good! (9,127 reviews)
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Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Tropicana Atlantic City
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
4 out of 5
1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
The price is $99 per night from May 30 to May 31
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Atlantic City. Enjoy free WiFi, 10 restaurants, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (14,375 reviews)
"For my first time there it was amazing"

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
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Showboat Hotel
Showboat Hotel
3.5 out of 5
801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
The price is $44 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
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Tropicana Atlantic City
Tropicana Atlantic City
3.5 out of 5
2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
The price is $69 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
Tropicana Atlantic City
Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino
Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino
3.5 out of 5
1900 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
The price is $62 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
4 out of 5
1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
The price is $99 per night from May 30 to May 31
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
Ocean Casino Resort
Ocean Casino Resort
4 out of 5
500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
The price is $129 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
Ocean Casino Resort
Caesars Atlantic City Resort & Casino
Caesars Atlantic City Resort & Casino
4 out of 5
2100 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
The price is $79 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
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Days Inn by Wyndham Atlantic City Oceanfront-Boardwalk
Days Inn by Wyndham Atlantic City Oceanfront-Boardwalk
2 out of 5
3000 Boardwalk At Morris Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
Days Inn by Wyndham Atlantic City Oceanfront-Boardwalk
Clarion Inn
Clarion Inn
2.5 out of 5
101 S Iowa Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
The price is $76 per night from Jun 12 to Jun 13
Clarion Inn
Eldorado Atlantic City Beach Block
Eldorado Atlantic City Beach Block
2 out of 5
2741 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401
The price is $65 per night from Jun 2 to Jun 3
Eldorado Atlantic City Beach Block
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