Thecombination of traditional carnival activities and food with a lively, friendlyatmosphere makes Steel Pier a destination for people of all ages to enjoy. Formore than 100 years, this oceanfront amusement park has been entertaining thepeople of Atlantic City and these days, it’s as popular as ever. Steel Pier isalmost always busy, and you will have no trouble finding something to do, fromriding the Ferris wheel to watching street performers.
Strollalong the 1,000-foot (305-meter) long pier to embrace the Atlantic Cityfestival atmosphere. There is a century of history to discover at Steel Pier.Learn about the Miss America pageants that were staged here and see the site ofthe famous Diving Horses.
Ridethe double-decker carousel, which is excellent for families with youngchildren. Take a trip to the top of the Ferris wheel for fantastic views alongthe boardwalk. For those seeking more of an adrenaline rush, try The Rocket.This ride has been voted the most extreme ride in New Jersey for sixconsecutive years. You will travel at over 100 miles (160 kilometers) per houras you shoot through the sky.
Traditionalcarnival food is available along the pier, with fairy floss, hot dogs andAmerican-style fast food widely available. Have a drink at the end of the pierin the Steel Pier beer garden. This venue provides an excellent opportunity tounwind and enjoy the picturesque views across the Atlantic Ocean away from thebusy boardwalk.
SteelPier is located in the center of Atlantic CityBoardwalk, just minutes from the center of downtown. It’s easilyreached on foot from many of the city’s hotels. The pier is also serviced bybus and there’s metered street parking nearby. The pier is open daily and thereis no fee to enter however, you pay for most rides and attractions.