Things to do in Atlantic City, Atlantic County

Our most recommended things to do in Atlantic City, Atlantic County

Atlantic City: Boardwalk Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour

1. Atlantic City: Boardwalk Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour

Get your blood pumping on this walking excursion to the 12 most haunted corners of the Atlantic City boardwalk. Cross paths with mobsters, shipwreck victims, Civil War soldiers, and ghouls seeking revenge. Take a break from the neon lights of the casinos and step into the shadows for a spooky trip. Your expert guide will give you a behind-the-scenes look at famous landmarks that inspired the classic board game 'Monopoly' and delve into the dark and sinister history of the city. Investigate the iconic Caesar's Hotel and Casino, where a mysterious man in black keeps watch over the cash. Immerse yourself in the strange energy that emanates from Chicken Bone Beach and collect evidence of spirits hovering over the water. Unearth the mysteries of the “unluckiest hotel in Atlantic City” and the doomed 19th-century ship before circling back to the meeting point.

Atlantic City: Absecon Lighthouse Admission Ticket

2. Atlantic City: Absecon Lighthouse Admission Ticket

Climb the tallest lighthouse in New Jersey for stunning views of Atlantic city with this admission ticket to the Absecon Lighthouse. Explore a replica of the lightkeeper's dwelling and enjoy the educational exhibits at the onsite museum.  Bring the whole family for a fun-filled day at the Absecon Lighthouse. Walk up the steps to an elevation of 171 feet to admire the craftsmanship of the light which is an original Fresnel Lens that was first lit to safely guide ships in 1857. Capture pictures of the Atlantic City skyline from the country’s third-tallest lighthouse. The lighthouse's recent multi-million dollar restoration also includes a detailed replica of the Lightkeeper's dwelling and a family-friendly educational museum with gift shop for souvenirs. 

Northfield: Weird Science Live Interactive Escape Room

3. Northfield: Weird Science Live Interactive Escape Room

Follow your game master through a series of puzzles and challenges to help the crazy alchemist find the lost elixir for his genius creation. Surround yourself with magic in this unique Weird Science escape room experience and solve the mystery before time runs out. Come up with a team name for your group and go through a short orientation to describe the concept of an escape room and listen to the rules and regulations. Once this has been completed, your adventure begins. Enjoy a trailer of your specific escape room theme to fully immerse yourself. Ask your game master any questions and walk into the alchemist's laboratory to get started. Your game master will leave the room and head for the audio-visual room, where they will provide up to 5 hints when requested. Work as a team to find the Elixir of Eternal Life and have a great time.

From New York: Atlantic City by bus & Caesar Palace Casino

4. From New York: Atlantic City by bus & Caesar Palace Casino

Have the opportunity to visit one of the most famous cities on the coast of New Jersey. Discover Atlantic City on a one-day tour from New York City, on a comfortable bus, and enjoy the views before arriving at this great point. Visit the tourist destination founded in the 19th century, with visitors not only from nearby New York or Philadelphia but from all over the world! You will get the chance to visit Caesar´s Palace, one of the most iconic casinos in the city, and enjoy gambling or try your game at cards! Walk through the boardwalk and check out the lineup of shops and restaurants across the road in one of the most iconic beachside entertainment zones. Do not miss the stunning views from the Steel Pier Amusement Park and enjoy great rides while admiring the Atlantic Ocean. Scape from the big city and have some time to go shopping, walk on the beach, try a restaurant, gamble at the casino or stroll through the entertainment points of the city. Definitely a day trip full of emotions and new things to discover!

From Philadelphia: Atlantic City Private Roundtrip Transfer

5. From Philadelphia: Atlantic City Private Roundtrip Transfer

Relax as you are shuttled from Philadelphia to Atlantic City in luxury on this private transfer. Spend nine hours exploring the city’s beaches and sights at your own pace. Get going with a comfortable departure time of 10:30 AM, after which you will have the entire day to enjoy everything there is to do in Atlantic City. Peruse the casinos and explore the high-end stores. Check out the historic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Be amazed by Ripley’s Believe It or Not and see New Jersey’s tallest lighthouse. Avoid the stress of having to drive yourself back to Philadelphia and sit back on your calm evening return. 

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What people are saying about Atlantic City, Atlantic County

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 522 reviews

First ever guided ghost tour. James was absolutely amazing! He was friendly, funny, and did an amazing job with the history of Atlantic City! I would absolutely recommend this tour!

It was a great experience. Great for grandkids and adults! Kids were very interested in volunteer Dan’s history lesson of the Absecon Lighthouse aka Abby.

Very friendly staff. When you reach the top you get a nice history lesson! Really enjoyed the experience!

This is an amazing experience, and the view from the top is beautiful. Highly recommended

our tour guide was James. he was very informative and a very fun tourguide!