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    You’ve survived the work week, so your weekend should be a breeze, right? Unfortunately, you’ve probably learned the hard way that this isn’t necessarily so. If you aren’t prepared, a fun weekend can turn into a nightmare! Don’t let that happen to you! We don’t want you to miss out on a single adventure.

    There are tons of things to do in Atlantic City this weekend and every weekend if you are in the know and well-equipped! By following our guide, you’ll not only know exactly what to do when you visit AC, you’ll know how to do it safely!

    From family-friendly attractions to fun Atlantic City nightlife, we’ve got all the survival tips you’ll need to earn your weekend getaway merit badge!


    Visit Resorts AC During Covid 19

    Resorts Casino Hotel is OPEN! The health and safety of our guests and team members is top priority. There are some travel restrictions, but we are excited to welcome you back and thank you for playing it safe!

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    Boardwalk Dining & Restaurant Information

    Enjoy a wide variety of indoor dining, outdoor dining and take out options at Resorts AC on the boardwalk and in the casino.

    Great dining is always a prime focus at Resorts Casino Hotel. Gourmet favorites like Gallagher’s Steakhouse, the home of the “New York Strip,” the Zagat rated and award-winning Capriccio to casual fare at Breadsticks Café & Grill, Eastwind, Margaritaville or LandShark Bar & Grill.

    Savor the elegant atmosphere and impressive cuisines at our fine dining restaurants. Or visit one of our casual dining venues and enjoy the comfort of a great meal at an affordable price. Plus, visit the best food court on the boardwalk and visit Quick Bites, where you can get anything from donuts, to soup, to pizza.

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    Oktoberfest

    Oktoberfest

    Octr 2, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020

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    Breadsticks Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

    Breadsticks Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

    November 28

    Breadsticks

    Enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal overlooking the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk with panoramic ocean views. Only $25 per person.

    Capriccio's 3 Course Dinner - Thanksgiving in Atlantic City

    Capriccio’s 3 Course Dinner – Thanksgiving in Atlantic City

    November 28

    Capriccio

    Celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with ocean views and traditional roast turkey at Capriccio. Only $47 per person for a three-course menu.

    Thanksgiving Feast at Margaritaville Atlantic City

    Thanksgiving Feast at Margaritaville Atlantic City

    November 28

    Margaritaville

    Celebrate the holiday at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville in Atlantic City and enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal right on the Atlantic City Boardwalk and beach.


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    Atlantic City Travel Tips

    On your way to Atlantic City this weekend? Find out how to get here, where to park, and more. 

    Resorts Casino Hotel is located on the beach & Boardwalk overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The Resorts Parking garage is conveniently connected to the casino/hotel, and there is also valet parking.

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    Atlantic City Hotel Packages

    The fun is here! From the world-renowned beaches to Atlantic City’s hottest casino floor, Resorts Casino Hotel is all about having fun. Get the best rate on Atlantic City hotel packages at Resorts Casino Hotel on the beach and boardwalk in Atlantic City.

    View our Atlantic City Hotel Deals on Rooms & Suites.

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    We also offer party packages and deals for Bachelors and Bachelorettes.


    Tips for Visiting Atlantic City This Weekend

    Read on to find how to prepare yourself to take in everything Atlantic City has to offer.


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    North Beach

    With a new energy, brand-new eateries and a beautiful Boardwalk overlooking the pristine Atlantic Ocean, North Beach Atlantic City has developed into the city’s cultural epicenter. Over the last year, the opening of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, Ocean Casino Resort and Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall has pumped new life into this northern section of the Boardwalk, adding to the excitement already established by Resorts Casino & Hotel, Steel Pier and the Absecon Lighthouse. For more information or a list of events, visit atlanticcitynorthbeach.com.

    North Beach visitors are encouraged to tag their photos at each property by using #NorthBeachAC.



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    Slather on that sunscreen!

    We want you to be tickled pink, but not burned! Resorts Casino Hotel is located on the world famous Atlantic City Beach & Boardwalk, and the beach is FREE all year round. Enjoy a relaxing day sunbathing on the sand or visit Jersey Devil’s Surf Shop for surf lessons to learn how to catch those waves. Wrap things up by grabbing a drink and a great meal at Landshark Bar & Grill – located right on the beach.



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    Bring a good pair of sneakers.

    This one may come as a surprise, but those sneakers will come in handy for climbing Atlantic City’s famed Absecon Lighthouse! Take an amazing journey above it all as you ascend the 228 steps of the Absecon Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouses in the country. You’ll see breathtaking views of the Atlantic City skyline and up top you’ll come face-to-face with the original first-order Fresnel Lens, first lit in 1857.

    The lighthouse’s recent multi-million dollar restoration also includes a stunning replica of the Lightkeeper’s dwelling, an educational museum, charming gift shop, Fresnel Lens exhibit in the original Oil House and expansive grounds.

    Best of all, parking and Admission to the Keeper’s House Museum, Exhibits and Grounds is free all year-round!



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    Pack a picnic!

    You’ll have to stay for lunch in order to get your eyes full of a certain beloved, larger-than-life pachyderm. Lucy the Elephant is located along the beach in Josephine Harron Park in Margate, NJ. This architectural novelty is six stories high and is listed on the National Park Registry of Historical Landmarks. The park is fenced and contained, making child supervision easy. Picnic tables are on site for eating outdoors.

    On the tour you will learn about Lucy’s unique design and her history and you will get to climb a spiral staircase through her insides all the way up to the howdah on her back, providing a spectacular 360 degree view of the surrounding shore area.

    Children and families are sure to enjoy visiting the only elephant in the world “you can walk through and come out alive!” Convenient hours and of course, Lucy is always available by appointment to be toured by schools and groups.



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    Practice your fishy face!

    Atlantic City’s Sea creatures are waiting to step up to the glass and pose with you! The Atlantic City Aquarium, which opened in May 1999, is the most dynamic addition to Historic Gardner’s Basin. The Aquarium provides a first class experience for shore visitors. The Aquarium also offers a unique educational field trip for students. It’s a great way to introduce visitors, classes or community groups to New Jersey’s Coastal Marine Environment.



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    Don’t forget your binoculars!

    You’ll want to zoom in on some of our breathtaking, once-in-a-lifetime sights to see! Spend the day at the bay at Historic Gardner’s Basin, nestled on a protected channel along the back bays, directly across from the state marina and Coast Guard station. This bayside park offers shopping, dining, fishing and sightseeing boat rides for all ages.

    From distinctive hand-crafted gifts in the Crafters Village and unique boutiques, to dolphin-watching and sightseeing cruises, Historic Gardner’s Basic is the perfect destination to spend a delightful hour, an afternoon or the day by the bay.

    This maritime park on North New Hampshire Avenue replaces the hustle and bustle of the Boardwalk with a different type of activity. Sightseeing and fishing cruises come and go from the docs, the restaurants serve up seafood and ale house brews, the Atlantic City Aquarium offers an interactive aquarium and special events attract thousands.



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    Believe it! After you see it with your own eyes, of course

    Ripley’s Believe It or Not is the only place in Atlantic City that you can see a spider made from scissors and knives, a roulette table made of over 14,000 jellybeans, and the world’s smallest production car, and that’s only scratches the surface of its 400 different exhibits and artifacts have to offer!

    For Lazer Maze Challenge – Navigate through the web of lasers, going over and under lasers as quickly as possible to reach the end. The Laser Maze Challenge ™ is easy to learn, but impossible to master, so you can’t wait to play again. Good Luck!



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    Clear some space in your closet

    And we don’t mean to empty everything into your suitcase! You’re going to need all that room to put all the fantastic new clothing you’ll get when you shop at the fabulous boutiques and outlets Atlantic City has to offer Atlantic City’s Tanger Outlets – The Walk, features a collection of more than 80 retail outlets like Nike, Hilfiger, Chico’s, H&M and DKNY, to name a few!



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    Buckle up at the Steel Pier!

    You’re in for a wild ride when you head down to this incredible amusement park! Steel Pier Offers Fun for the Whole Family! The World Famous Steel Pier extends 1,000 feet over the Atlantic Ocean. Located on the Boardwalk near the Taj Mahal, no trip to AC is complete without taking in the excitement and thrills that Steel Pier has to offer.



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    Get ready to boogie!

    With all the sand and surf available, you’re probably thinking of a boogie board, but guess what? You can boogie on dry land! When the sun slips down below the horizon, the list of things you can do in Atlantic City. The sunset is your cue to slip down to Bar One to enjoy the best that AC’s nightlife has to offer! Our specialty cocktails made by our expert bartenders serve are sure to help you wiggle a tail feather!

    We hope you have room on your sash, because that Atlantic City weekend getaway merit badge is yours just as soon as you check all of these fun things to do in Atlantic City off your list! You’ve not only survived the weekend, you’ve become the leader for scouting out fun in the wilds of Atlantic City!