Atlantic City Itinerary: Free in Atlantic City!
The Itinerary at a Glance
A great vacation doesn’t have to be an expensive vacation. Atlantic City has an abundance of free activities starting with 4.5 miles of world-famous white sandy beaches. That’s right, there are no beach tags or access fees required for a day at the Atlantic City beach, and all beaches are protected by lifeguards. Enjoy the sand between your toes and the sun on your face without emptying the piggy bank. Stroll the Atlantic City Boardwalk and enjoy the best place to people watch. If you are inclined to sit by the sea and soak in the salt air, beach chairs and umbrellas can be rented for a small fee; just in case you forgot yours, we have you covered!
3 Unique Experience on This Trip
- Tropicana Casino Hotel
- Civil Rights Garden
- New Jersey Korean War Memorial
Duration: 2 Days
This Itinerary is Ideal For: All
Day 1 Evening: A Food Lover’s Paradise
You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg when you go out to dinner in Atlantic City. There is a restaurant for every taste and budget, from the family-friendly chains we all know and love to the Boardwalk food lining the great wooden way featuring easy-on-the-wallet favorites like pizza, corn dogs, funnel cake and gyros If you fancy a taste of a local’s favorite, we can guide you to a foodie’s paradise. Finish off your evening with the lightshow at Tropicana Casino Hotel. This free 3D display on the building’s façade features a combined effect of video, lighting and sound that will keep you spellbound at the spectacle it creates.
Day 2 Morning: Learn Something Important And Be Amazed!
Start your day amid the pathways, plants, flowers and gingko trees of the Civil Rights Garden. This amazing garden features 11 granite columns and sculptures with inscriptions related to the history, events and people of the civil rights movement. Located on the Boardwalk across from the Civil Rights Garden by Brighton Park, the New Jersey Korean War Memorial features a thoughtful tribute to the men and women lost during the Korean War and the dedicated service they provided. During the summer season, take a free tour of New Jersey’s first commercial wind farm, located on Route 30 in Atlantic City. No appointment is necessary to tour. Historic Boardwalk Hall, located on Mississippi Avenue and the Boardwalk, houses the largest musical instrument on earth. More powerful than a dozen orchestras, it can both whisper and thunder into the 5.5 million cubic feet of air space in the main arena. A second instrument by W. W. Kimball is also part of the Adrian Phillips Ballroom. Both of these incredible machines were included as part of the original stage equipment for the building and can be seen and heard in operation every weekday for half-hour concerts and tours May-October at noon, as well as played for several events including silent films and the Miss America Pageant.
Day 2 Afternoon: Go Cultural
End your stay in Atlantic City with a little culture. The Atlantic City Museum and Art Center on Garden Pier features free rotating exhibits of regional and national artists and a look at city history; both are free to the public. During the summer season be on the lookout for the Chicken Bone Beach Jazz on the Beach Concert Series taking place at Kennedy Plaza across from Boardwalk Hall on the Boardwalk. Enjoy cool jazz featuring some of the most renowned jazz artists around paired with emerging local artists to make for a memorable experience. These concerts are free to the public; please check the calendar of events for details. www.atlanticcitynj.com