- TripBuzz found 86 things to do with kids in or near Atlantic City, New Jersey, including 79 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ocean City, Beach Haven, Somers Point and Sea Isle City.
- From Atlantic City Aquarium Historic Gardner's Basin to Atlantic City Aquarium, the Atlantic City area offers 75 different types of family activities, including: Aquariums, Amusement Parks (All Ages), Movie Theaters and Specialty Museums.
- Atlantic City offers a variety of recreational opportunities with large scale entertainment establishments, casinos, and a beach. Originally, the city began as a beach resort town due to the calmer ocean waters along the shore. Casinos later became the dominant attraction when casino gambling was legalized in the city but nowhere else in the area.
Ripley's Believe It or Not 1441 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ MoreLess Info
More than 400 exhibits and artifacts in 14 themed galleries, plus a laser maze participants try to navigate through without touching a beam
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.
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.
Providing a variety of activities, Steel Pier Amusement Park is suitable for all ages. Along with rides, concessions and carnival like games, the park provides other attractions such as go-karts and helicopter rides.
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.
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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.
A clean, peaceful beach with life guards, Brigantine Beach offers scenic views and soft white sands. A natural beach without a boardwalk or businesses, Brigantine Beach will appeal most to those looking simply for sun and sea.
An arcade and family amusement complex, The Smile Factory offers an array of entertainment. All games at The Smile Factory are family-friendly, without violence or adult content. Games range from skee ball and other carnival games to video games.