If you were thinking there is nothing for kids to do in Atlantic City, you would be wrong. While AC may be a casino town, adults don’t get to have all the fun.
There are plenty of cool things to do in this seaside resort town and nearby for kids too. You’ll find more than a few boardwalk rides and some arcade games in and around this town.
Kids can have fun while learning about aquatic animals at the Atlantic City Aquarium. On a clear day climb the 228 steps to the top of Abby, the Absecon Lighthouse for a selfie. Kids can step inside the belly of a 60-foot elephant in nearby Margate. Bike the boardwalk as a family or play a round of miniture golf. Or ride The Wheel at the world famous Steel Pier. These are just a few of the awesome family-friendly, kid-centric activities in and around Atlantic City.
And a trip to AC with the kids doesn’t have to be expensive. There are many FREE events and activites that are appropriate for the whole family.
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