This beachside destination expertly mixes business with pleasure. When the meeting ends, head outdoors to take advantage of the various water sports available. Or, stop by some of the city's legendary food spots, galleries and museums.
Legendary Food Trail
Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was a New Jersey native, who spent his summers "down the shore." Retrace his steps by sampling the four Atlantic City restaurants featured in his hit series, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Dock’s Oyster House and the Knife and Fork Inn are two must-stops for upscale seafood and steak; Tony’s Baltimore Grill is the oldest pizza joint in Atlantic City; and James’ Salt Water Taffy on the boardwalk is the place to find sweets.
Just a short walk from the convention center is Noyes Arts Garage, which houses a blend of art galleries, shops and studios. Visitors are invited to connect with and watch the artists at work.
Go Get Wet
It’s easy to stay inside here and never set a toe in the ocean. Buck that trend and try windsurfing, kitesurfing, paddleboarding or surfing. Extreme Windsurfing in West Atlantic City offers a variety of activities and lessons for thrill-seeking visitors of all skill levels.
The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey documents the Black experience during the 20th century with an impressive collection of paintings, artifacts and more. A current exhibit, "Lucy’s Chest," tracks the legacy of South Jersey’s last slave.
As part of its propertywide renovation, Bally’s has opened a new beer garden with indoor and outdoor spaces, and several stages for live entertainment. The Yard features a gastropub menu and a curated tap list of local and national brewers, as well as Bally’s own signature beers, such as the Spellbound Citra Pale Ale and the Spellbound Mango Pale Ale.