You can be sure to find one of a kind gifts at the shops in Smithville, where the little Jersey village is open year round. With shops specializing in Early American local crafts and products, Smithville's stores include Cook's Corner, Adrianna's Boutique, Crafting Cellar and more. In town, there are also restaurants, cafes, and the popular Colonial Inn Bed and Breakfast. Special events have drawn people from all over the east coast and have included a Children's Festival, Antique Show Day, Corvette Day and Olde Fife and Drum Corp. The people of Smithville encourage every visitor staying in Atlantic City to start a tradition of seeing the village any time of year.
Atlantic City's Steel Pier proudly stands as New Jersey's amusement park headquarters. Opened it 1898, it suffered a devastating fire in 1982 but reopened, fully renovated in 1993. Check out the giddy, stomach-churning excitement to be had on rides like Pumpkin Wheel, Log Flume, Grand Prix Go Karts, Dragon Jets, Crazy Mouse and much, much more. The International Food Court will keep you well-fed, but be wise as to how much time you wait in between eating and going on a ride!
The Atlantic City Aquarium is an excellent place to explore the deep blue sea and the fascinating marine life. This aquarium houses over 100 diverse species from the sea world; some of the exotic species shown here are the live corals, the Loggerhead Sea Turtles and more. There are various exhibits and exciting activities that take place here such as watching a live diver feed various exotic sharks and other marine lives. Besides, the center has various rental spaces that can accommodate every kind of event.
Located near the famous Sheraton Hotel, Atlantic City Convention Center offers an ideal setting for all your corporate events' needs. This event venue covers an area of 500,000 square feet (46451.52 square meters) and is considered to be one of the largest convention centers on the East Coast. This eco-friendly structure comprises of five spacious exhibition spaces and 45 well-facilitated meeting rooms, making it just right for hosting large as well as small events. The flexible meeting spaces can seat from 40 to 3300 delegates. Each venue is equipped with modern amenities, catering services and warm hospitality, assuring a successful event.
Adventure out to sea with the capable seafarers at Atlantic City Cruises, where fun is just the beginning. AC has a variety of offerings to choose from, including the Morning Skyline cruise, the Dolphin Watching cruise, the Happy Hour cruise, the Sightseeing cruise, as well as a smörgåsbord of special occasion cruises. The Dolphin Watching cruise in particular is quite the crowd pleaser, providing marine adventurers plenty of opportunities to capture the graceful water mammals on film.
Part of the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, the Music Box has 1000 seats and is an intimate venue for concerts and comedy acts. A-list performers including Wayne Brady, Dennis Miller, Bill Cosby and Kevin James have performed at the Music Box. The center also plays host to up-and-coming performers looking for a platform to showcase their talents.
Watching movies is almost always a great way to pass the time. The IMAX Theatre at Tropicana, with its comfortable seating arrangement and brilliant sound systems add on to the fun of movie watching. The 3D movies featured here are simply stunning. Check out the website for show times and more information.
Part of the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, the Borgata Event Center hosts concert and rock acts by international stars. This 3700-seat center is equipped with a breathtaking lighting system and splendid acoustics, making every event that takes place here a grand one. The venue can also be used for corporate events and meetings for which the in-house staff assists you with your special requirements. Check the website for details.