New Jersey's Atlantic City beach is famous, and rightly so. Everything you could possibly want is right here within walking distance, from shops to five-star restaurants to casinos, attractions and great shows -- all benefits of being one of the few American beaches with boardwalks.
Construction on Atlantic City's world-famous and first Boardwalk began in 1870, and from then on it has become an American icon. Stroll along the Boardwalk and enjoy ocean views on one side and shopping on the other, ranging from high-end retail to saltwater taffy shops. The free beach and Boardwalk activities include surfing, kayaking, windsurfing and fishing.
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