A walkable neighborhood, West Atlantic City is known for being family-friendly and economical, while offering convenient options for restaurants and coffee shops. Take in the natural beauty of the sea and beaches—or broaden your horizons with some local live music. Start by booking your hotel in West Atlantic City, and then enjoy the sights in the greater Pleasantville area.
Sightseeing around West Atlantic City
The local casinos will impress, as will other attractions. Browse the collections at FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center, Ripley's Believe It or Not Odditorium, or Atlantic City Art Center. You can buy tickets to live performances at Dante Hall Theater of the Arts and Boardwalk Hall. Lucy the Elephant, Monopoly Monument, and Absecon Lighthouse are a few landmarks that can't be missed. Bring the family to Atlantic City Aquarium, Central Pier Arcade and Speedway, and Steel Pier.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping and attending sporting events. Bernie Robbins Stadium, Carey Stadium, and Atlantic City Race Course are great places to catch a game or event. Absecon Wildlife Management Area, Heritage Park, or Historic Gardners Basin are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. At Sahl's Father Son Farm, take some time to really appreciate nature. Atlantic City Country Club, Harbor Square, and Chelsea Harbor are other spots for some local fun.
Don't pass up a chance to see Quarter at Tropicana, Tanger Outlets The Walk, and Harrah's Atlantic City Casino. Atlantic City Outlets, Atlantic City Miniature Golf, and Delta Basin are other must-sees.
Getting around West Atlantic City
The closest major airport is Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), located 5.1 miles (8.2 km) from West Atlantic City.