Lucy the Elephant: An Awesome Kid-Friendly Atlantic City Attraction

Lucy the Margate Elephant

While not located within Atlantic City limits, Lucy the Elephant may be one of the most kid-friendly attractions near the city. Afterall, what could possibly be more fun than hanging out on a beach that has a 65-foot pachyderm?  That’s large enough to be seen from 8-miles out at sea without binoculars. Kids will be […]

Crabbing in New Jersey and Where to Crab Near Atlantic City


What could be better than fresh-caught blue crabs? Blue Crabs you’ve caught yourself. The waterways around Atlantic City are plentiful with these crustaceans. And a morning or afternoon crabbing with your kids is a fun family activity and something they will never forget. Just don’t tell them the crabs you caught are the same ones […]

Our Top Picks for the Best Outdoor Dining in Atlantic City

It’s easy to talk about all the challenges that came out of a year of lockdowns and the pandemic but there were some good things that resulted from it too. Outdoor dining in Atlantic City was one of them. Prior to COVID-19 your outdoor dining options existed but nowhere near like they do now. But […]

Experience Atlantic City Water Sports on the Bay and Beach

Jetski down the shore

If lying on the beach all day isn’t your idea of a good time there are plenty of water sports in Atlantic City to keep you moving, enjoying the water, and having fun in the sun. Both the beach and back bays of Atlantic city offer water activities for every level of adventurer.  Enjoy the […]

Bike, Taste, VOTE for Chelsea’s Best Empanada

Chelse Empanada Challenge

Atlantic City is a truly multi-cultural city made up of neighborhoods each with their own flavor. And this is especially true of the Chelsea neighborhood. To promote its cultural diversity the ACDEVCO and the Chelsea Economic Development Corporation have designated August as Empanada Month in Chelsea. To celebrate they are sponsoring the Best Empanada Challenge […]

Our Quest to Find Atlantic City’s Best Authentic Tacos. Here’s What We Found

Best Authentic Tacos in Atlantic City

Whether it’s Taco Tuesday or you’re looking for some beach food or you have a hankering for authentic Mexican tacos, Atlantic City has plenty of very good options. Choose from the casino restaurants, pizza joints, chain establishments, boardwalk take-out and family businesses. With so many options, we got to wondering who had the best authentic […]

Absecon Lighthouse (Atlantic City): Family Fun for Kids of All Ages

Absecon Lighthouse

Whether you are planning a day trip to Atlantic City or a week at the Jersey Shore, you’ll find family fun for kids from one to 92 at Absecon Lighthouse.  Atlantic City’s lighthouse stands 171 feet tall overlooking the Absecon Inlet. With a total of 228 steps to the watch room (240 to the top), […]

Diners, Drive Ins and Dives in Atlantic City and other Food Network Favorites

Oyster Creek Inn

Not only has Guy Fieri brought his own restaurant to Atlantic City, he has also featured a number of Atlantic City establishments on his program Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. And he’s not alone. Other Food Network celebrity chefs such as Gordan Ramsay, Bobby Flay, Jose Garces and Wolfgang Puck have all set up residency here […]

12 Campgrounds near Atlantic City and other South Jersey Camping Spots

Unless you typically camp when you are on vacation, camping in Atlantic City may not be on your radar. However, there are some really awesome RV parks and campgrounds near Atlantic City and at the Jersey Shore. And now with COVID-19 being a concern for many, camping is an excellent alternative to staying in a […]

From Brigantine to Cape May: South Jersey’s Best Farmers’ Markets

Farmers markets near AC

With New Jersey being known as the Garden State it only stands to reason that local produce and Farmers’ Markets would be popular in South Jersey. And it seems that most of the communities down the shore have a Farmers’ Market one day a week that sells Jersey Fresh local produce and much more. With […]