Atlantic City, New Jersey has been a tourist Mecca for more than a century and continues to reinvent itself. For group travelers, the Las Vegas of the East offers a Mother Lode of gaming, shopping, dining and sightseeing opportunities, many of them concentrated along the famous Boardwalk.

Atlantic City Rolling Chair

Atlantic City Rolling Chair

Elaine Zamansky, manager of media relations of the Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority, said the iconic oceanfront promenade includes “four miles of free, well-guarded, white sand beaches and a boardwalk lined with seven casinos, restaurants, amusement piers, miniature golf, souvenir and clothing stores, a shopping/dining pier, Boardwalk Hall (entertainment arena), attractions and great people-watching opportunities.”

From traditional sights to new developments, here is an overview of what’s what in Atlantic City:


There are 11 casino hotels in Atlantic City: Atlantic City Hilton Casino & Resort, Bally’s Atlantic City, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, Resorts Atlantic City, Showboat Casino, Tropicana Casino & Resort, Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino and Trump Taj Mahal Casino & Resort.