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Sun, sand, towering resort hotels, the bustling Boardwalk, the awe-inspiring Atlantic -- this is one beach party you don’t want to miss. The Atlantic City, New Jersey beaches are 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. What better way to cap a day of shopping, shows and gourmet dining than a pleasant sunset walk on the shore? And should you want to venture into the waves, you can surf, fish, parasail or embark on a relaxing cruise.
Construction on Atlantic City’s world-famous Boardwalk began in 1870, and from then on it has become an America 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.
Built in 1870 to keep the sand out of the fancy resorts that were popping up along the shore, the storied wooden Boardwalk is the best possible setting for a stroll, be it power or leisure. Chalk up four miles, one way from end-to-end, with views of casinos, shops, arcades and restaurants to the west and a great expanse of sea and sunrise beauty to the east. Or rest in an Adirondack chair and enjoy the people watching.See Unique AC