The shoreline from Atlantic City to Cape May is dotted with great seaside communities. For many, Atlantic City is a side trip from those other South Jersey Shore Points.
But regardless of whether Atlantic City is your primary destination or you plan to stay in one of those other shore towns, you will find plenty of fun things to do in AC and at the Jersey Shore. And, if you think that the casinos are the only thing Atlantic City has to offer it’s visitors, here are over 75 things to do in AC besides gamble.
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 large hotel. We’ve put together a list of 12 awesome campgrounds near Atlantic City and RV parks from Long Beach
At the southern-most tip of New Jersey sits Cape May, the Nation’s Oldest Seashore Resort, which bears the distinction of being a National Historic Landmark. Shaded streets lined with Victorian homes and functioning gaslights are the hallmark of this seaside retreat. Thirty years ago, Cape May was a sleepy little town, especially when compared to the neighboring Wildwoods. But in the past three or more decades, Cape May was discovered, or perhaps rediscovered. Its rebirth
Most people have no idea why New Jersey is known as the “Garden State.” Typically, when people think of New Jersey they automatically think of it as an extension of New York City. For those of us of a certain age, the joke by Joe Piscopo and SNL comes to mind. “What exit”? Because New Jersey is thought of as a series of on and off-ramps. While this quip may apply to Northern New Jersey,
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 so many markets you can hit one nearly every day of the week (except Monday) in a different shore town.