- The list below includes 69 free or cheap things to do in or near Atlantic City, New Jersey, including 63 different types of inexpensive activities like Aquariums, Concerts, Movie Theaters and Specialty Museums.
- From Atlantic City Beach & Boardwalk to Absecon Lighthouse, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Atlantic City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ocean City, Somers Point, Sea Isle City and Beach Haven.
67% 76 votes
Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 MoreLess Info
Visiting Atlantic City Beach & Boardwalk allows the opportunity to see shops, five-star restaurants and casinos and enjoy the beach at the same time. Popular activities include surfing, parasailing, kayaking, windsurfing and fishing.
First lit in 1857, Absecon Lighthouse is New Jersey's tallest lighthouse at 171 feet tall. The lighthouse can be climbed by visitors and it also has an educational museum, gift shop and Fresnel Lens exhibit.
92% 292 votes
Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City, NJ 11214 MoreLess Info
The IMAX Theater at Tropicana can seat 280 people for a single show, and it projects amazingly clear images up to five and a half stories high. Both IMAX Digital Media Remastering (DMR) and IMAX 3D are offered at the theater.
84% 1059 votes
Brighton & The Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 MoreLess Info
The Quarter at Tropicana has six upscale restaurants, an IMAX Theater, a comedy club, numerous bars, and upmarket shopping. Located next to the Tropicana casino, this is perhaps the most fashionable shopping destination in Atlantic City.
A show at the Resorts Casino Hotel, Diva's Do AC provides celebrity impersonations. The show has a rotating cast that includes impersonations of Joan Rivers, Prince, Dolly Parton, Madonna and Liza Minelli, among others.
Legends In Concert is a tribute extravaganza, featuring a variety of performers impersonating some of pop music's greats. Past performers have included Elvis Presley, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, and Katy Perry impersonators. They offer a special holiday show, as well.
60% 327 votes
800 North New Hampshire Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 MoreLess Info
Atlantic City Aquarium Historic Gardner's Basin is a park and aquarium offering various recreational opportunities. Along with the Atlantic City Aquarium, visitors will find Crafters Village, several waterfront restaurants, a recreational marina, and fishing docks.
58% 368 votes
New Hampshire Ave. & the Bay, Atlantic City, NJ MoreLess Info
Developed on the historic Atlantic City waterfront in 1976, Atlantic City Aquarium, provides recreational and educational activities for the whole family. Featuring interactive exhibits including a Stingray Touch Tank, Sea Turtles, and more.
10 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 47% Off Visit to Ripley's Believe It or Not!
New York Ave & The Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 MoreLess Info
Featuring a collection of bizarre and sometimes shocking curiosities from around the world, the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum features 14 galleries of displays and artifacts collected by traveler Robert Ripley of television fame.