Major Attractions

Did you know that Fralinger’s produces 11,000 lbs. of salt water taffy a day…Lucy the Elephant is older than the Eiffel Tower… and horses used to dive from a 40-foot tower into a 12-foot pool of water on Steel Pier?

Rich in history and culture, Atlantic City was built on hospitality and hype and continues to thrive with an ever-growing mix of attractions and entertainment. Looking for a well-rounded seaside experience? After you hit the beach and boardwalk, take a walk or ride the Jitney to one of these stops:

  • The Boardwalk
  • Absecon Lighthouse
  • Lucy the Elephant
  • Steel Pier
  • Boardwalk Hall
  • Central Pier Arcade
  • Tanger Outlets
  • Atlantic City Aquarium
  • Bass Pro Shops
  • Casino Resorts & Spas
  • Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum
  • Atlantic City Convention Center
  • Gardner’s Basin
  • The Playground

 

For a comprehensive guide of these attractions and more, click here.

Atlantic City News

As Atlantic City progresses through its revitalization, we are committed to keeping all FantaSea Resorts Owners updated on the latest news and project developments.

The following articles may be of interest or help in planning your next stay in Atlantic City. 

Showboat sold, Stockton University begins marketing its vision for the future


9 ways to beat the winter blahs in Atlantic City


Past “Triple-D” restaurants reflect on Food Network spotlight


Big nightlife and dining changes coming to Borgata in Atlantic City


‘The Chew’ co-host to open a signature restaurant at Borgata


Dining

While the infamous budget buffets and neighborhood nosheries still prevail, Atlantic City’s transcendence into five-star culinary excellence is just beginning to see it’s hey day. Within 4 square miles you can find an eclectic mix of cuisine from over 11 ethnic varieties to traditional steakhouses and seafood.

With celebrity chefs taking residence in the casinos, abundant fine dining options, and the emergence of wine bars and crafted pub fare, Atlantic City’s dining scene is quickly gaining popularity amongst foodies and keeping up with the hottest trends. While impossible to narrow down, here are some recommended favorites:

  • Docks Oyster House
  • Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill
  • Chart House
  • Angelo’s Fairmount Tavern
  • Blue Water Grille at Flagship Resort
  • Knife & Fork Inn
  • Buddakan
  • Martorano’s
  • The Iron Room at AC Bottle Company
  • Old Homestead Steak House
  • Wingcraft Kitchen & Beer Bar
  • Tony’s Baltimore Grille
  • Kelsey’s

 

For a comprehensive guide of these options and more, click here.

Arts & Culture

From a bustling nineteenth century seaport to a world-renowned tourist mecca, Atlantic City’s history is rooted deep in a culture of allure and amusement.

Learn about the city’s role in the emergence of jazz, visit its quaint back bay or check out local artistry at one of our many museums, galleries or theaters. Here are a few places you may not know about:

  • Atlantic City Ballet
  • Marine Mammal Stranding Center
  • African American Heritage Museum of Southern NJ
  • Atlantic City Art Center
  • Bay-Atlantic Symphony
  • Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation & Concert Series
  • Dante Hall Theater of the Arts
  • Civil Rights Garden
  • Sculpture Walk
  • Atlantic City Aquarium
  • Atlantic City Historical Museum
  • Korean War Memorial
  • Holtzman Art Gallery
  • Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University
  • Historic Gardner’s Basin

 

For a comprehensive guide of these attractions and more, click here.

Shopping

In a recent survey conducted on summer travel, 54% of responses indicated that shopping was their favorite vacation activity. With over 100 factory outlets, local crafters and high-end stores, Atlantic City offers a unique shopping experience for everyone, from serious bargain hunters to the most discriminate fashionistas.

From lavish resort boutiques to little jaunts on the mainland, the perfect piece or accessory is just waiting to be discovered. A little retail therapy might be needed after a long, hard day of relaxing on the beach. Let us point you in the right direction:

  • Tanger Outlets/The Walk
  • The Ivy Cottage
  • The Quarter at Tropicana
  • Crafter’s Village at Gardner’s Basin
  • Atlantic City Boardwalk
  • Seashore Kids
  • The Playground
  • Anatolia Art & Craft Studio
  • Lenox
  • Historic Smithville Village
  • Eco4u Boutique

 

For a comprehensive guide of these venues and more, click here.