Want to save money on your next visit to Atlantic City? We all know that when you come to Atlantic City, you don’t always win every hand despite pulling out your best casino gambling skills upon arrival. Luckily, you can find a variety of fun free things to do which will take your mind of not winning big at the local casinos.
Grab the kids, beach chairs, boogie boards and umbrellas and head down to Atlantic City beaches where you will pay, astoundingly, no beach fees to soak up the fun and sun in front of the shimmering Atlantic Ocean. An array of water sports and fun recreational activities await the eager vacationer. Surf’s up at the following hotspots: Crystal Beach at New Hampshire Avenue, Delaware Avenue Beach and Downtown Beach at Raleigh Ave. At Jackson Avenue Beach, try your hand at both kayaking and windsurfing. Bump, set, and spike some fun at any of the beach volleyball courts located on many of the Atlantic City beaches.
Recommended site: Atlantic City Beaches
Located on Garden Pier, this museum takes visitors on a journey to the past as it traces the history of the New Jersey resort town and outlines the formation of the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. The permanent exhibit “Atlantic City, Playground of the Nation,” showcases vintage photos, local costumes and memorabilia, and highlights the famed Miss America pageant held in Monopoly’s hometown. Enjoy free parking and admission to the museum.
Recommended site: Atlantic City Historical Museum
This picturesque amphitheatre is one of the best open-air venues in Atlantic City, complete with seats and standing room for a great view of your favorite musicians. It is located on the Boardwalk, near Trump Plaza, and overlooks the stunning Atlantic City coastline. Expect to see culturally diverse events like Korean sword dances and African fire-eaters, along with a host of other musical events throughout the year. Most events are free.
The Atlantic City Art Center showcases unique artwork from national and local artists displayed in three galleries. The Art museum is the only one in the nation housed on a municipal pier stretching into the Atlantic Ocean. You will also enjoy free admission and parking at this Atlantic City attraction.
Recommended site: Atlantic City Art Center
Free entertainment exists throughout this grand New Jersey resort town. By making stops at these free Atlantic City attractions, you will experience a wealth of fun without spending a dime. Our Atlantic City Travel Guide offers more activity ideas sure to make your vacation to Atlantic Palace a memorable occasion!