Atlantic City Travel Guide & Information

The Las Vegas of the east coast! From the moment you step foot into Atlantic City you’ll hear the screams of joy emanating from the plethora of casinos. With theme hotels like the Hard Rock Hotel, Trump Taj Mahal Hotel & Casino and Showboat Mardi Gras Casino all located in the vicinity of each other on the boardwalk, Atlantic City is a jungle of fun waiting to be explored. Take endless strolls on the boardwalk where you will pass through many shops, casinos, hotels, pier attractions and a memorable sight of the Jersey Shore.

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Things to do in Atlantic City

Daytime Attractions:

Atlantic City Aquarium: Come and experience a once in a lifetime adventure at the Atlantic City Aquarium. The aquarium is a place where families and friends can really let loose as they explore the wonders of sea life – such as, clownfish, anemones, Indo-Pacific creatures, Amazon River creatures, Mid-Atlantic Ocean creatures, loggerhead sea turtle, beautiful moon jellies and many more. Enjoy the awesome exhibition/show "Dive and Dine" as you witness an experience diver feeding and playing with sting rays and baby sharks in a 25-gallon tank. General Admission: Adults ($7); Seniors [62+]($5); Kids [4-12]($4); & Kids [under 3](FREE).

Address: 800 N. New Hampshire Avenue.

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Contact Information: 1-609-348-2880

Atlantic City Boardwalk: Atlantic City’s boardwalk is fascinating with a huge plethora of attractions. Take a stroll through the boardwalk and you will find a huge selection of shops, restaurants, arcades, hotels and pier attractions like the Garden Pier, Atlantic City historical museum, Ripley’s Believe It or Not museum and Atlantic City Art Center. The boardwalk along with its many attractions is what really defines Atlantic City.

Restaurants:

Dock’s Oyster House: Designed with a colonial appeal featuring amenities like blown up mirrors, ruby-red party room, wood furnishings and many more, this seafood and steakhouse restaurant is beyond exquisite in flavor, style and service. Start out with a round of Clams On The Half Shell, the follow up with the phenomenal dish of Seared Sea Scallops. The average price per person is about $40.

Address: 2405 Atlantic Avenue.

Contact Information: 1-609-345-0092

Chef Vola’s: This sensational Italian restaurant is beyond amazing from its superb staff and its celebrated dishes like the veal chop parmiagian. A reservation is needed in order to dine at this fine Italian restaurant.

Address: 111 S Albion Place.

Contact Information: 1-609-345-2022

Nighttime Attraction:

Cabana Club & C5: The Cabana Club and C5 are both located on the fifth floor of the Chelsea Hotel the destination spot for an amazing nightlife. The Cabana Club is designed as an open rooftop club with a pool, so come and enjoy an evening under the starry night sky while boozing and socializing with beautiful people. Meanwhile, you can lay back on one of the lounge seats of C5, the indoor portion of the Cabana Club. The best DJ’s from NY, Miami and Las Vegas comes to spin their beats at this club and beautiful celebrities frequent this club.

Address: 111 South Chelsea Avenue on the 5th floor.

Contact Information: 1-800-548-3030

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Where to Stay in Atlantic City

Trump Taj Mahal: Starting at $199.00 [prices may vary] per night (stay for 2), this oceanfront hotel is set amidst the famous Atlantic City boardwalk. From the moment you step foot into the hotel you’ll be sucked by the hotel’s vitality – from its ringing bells of slots, the clicking sounds of roulette tables and the joyful yell of the excited gamblers to the awe-inspiring 5-star restaurants, relaxing pools and upscale night clubs.

Address: 1000 Boardwalk.

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Contact Information: 1-609-449-1000

Caesars Atlantic City: Starting at $189 [prices may vary] per night (stay for 2), this Caesars Hotel greets you with a beautiful fountain glorified with sculptures of horses and Caesar himself. Experience the pampered life at the Qua Baths & Spa, a vibrant nightlife at Dusk, a romantic evening dining at Mia or Morton’s The Steakhouse, the serenity at the outdoor pool and many more!

Address: 2100 Pacific Avenue.

Contact Information: 1-609-348-4411

The Chelsea Hotel: Starting at $100.65 [prices may vary] per night (stay for 2), this idyllic beachfront hotel is anything but boring. From the moment you see the purple-lit façade you know you’re in for a ride inside this vibrant hotel. The hotel’s fifth floor Cabana Club and C5 lounge facilitates a great place for socializing. Its amenities features the outdoor pool, the Sea Spa’s Saltwater Pool, a fitness center, a private beach and many more.

Address: The 111 South Chelsea Avenue.

Contact Information: 1-800-548-3030

Holiday Inn Express Atlantic City-Absecon: Starting at $84.99 [prices may vary] per night (stay for 2), you’re guaranteed Holiday Inn’s immaculate services and accommodations. Its amenities features a quaint lobby design with a colonial appeal, a fitness room, a business center, a breakfast area and many more.

Address: 655 White Horse Pike (a short drive from downtown Atlantic City).

Contact Information: 1-609-383-9070

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Passport & Visa Requirements (this is only for the states of the US)

For US Citizens:

Any sort of valid identification (Identification card) in order to board the plane. Note, passport is not needed if you have a identification card to show.

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For Non-US Citizens:

* Passport will be needed

* Non-immigrant visa for temporary stay must be obtained showing your purpose to U.S.

For Canadians: (just one will be needed)

* Passport will be needed

* Nexus Card

We strongly recommend you to check out the latest travel alerts, various airlines baggage policies and travel safety tips.

*Kindly note that we take the utmost care in providing you with correct information at all times. However, the passport and visa regulations are subject to change and we strongly urge you to check the requirements directly with the US passport office and, or the Canadian Passport Office before traveling.

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When to visit Atlantic City

The best time to go is during the peak season of summer (May – September) when temperatures are warm and beaches are springing with sun lovers again. However, there is a large influx of vacationers flocking the streets and hotels during the summertime, so hotels and flights tend to be more expensive during this time. If you’re looking for cheap hotel rates and airfares the best time to go would be the winter, fall and spring months.

Atlantic City Weather

(for the US you can use www.climate-zone.com)

Average Annual Temperature: 53 Degrees

Average Max Temperature: 63.2 Degrees

Average Min. Temperature: 42.8 Degrees

December - February: 33.2 Degrees

March - May: 50.6 Degrees

June - August: 72.5 Degrees

September – November: 55.6 Degrees

Average Rainfall (inches/year): 40.3 inches.

Currency and Language:

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Language

The main language spoken in Atlantic City is English.

Other languages:

* Spanish

* Asia or Pacific Island Languages

* Indo-European Languages