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Getaway Guide: 48 Hours In Atlantic City This Fall

October 16, 2012 7:00 AM

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(Credit: Melony Roy)

(Credit: Melony Roy)

Reporting Melony Roy

Atlantic City is a resort city that’s internationally renowned for gambling, conventions and leisure. Situated along more than four miles of coastline, Atlantic City is a play land for visitors seeking sun and fun. – Melony Roy

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Lobster over potato and fava bean puree topped with truffle. (Credit: Melony Roy)

First Stop: Dinner at Wolfgang Puck American Grille

Located inside the Borgata, world-renowned chef Wolfgang Pucks’ signature restaurant serves up contemporary American cuisine in two distinctive dining areas that range from casual and relaxed to elegant and upscale.Later, dance away those calories at mur.mur, located across the way from the restaurant. This nightclub offers guests bottle service, private bouncers for groups and some of the world’s best DJs spinning tunes into the wee hours of the morning.

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Daybreak: The next morning, awaken to a beautiful view of the ocean.

Inspired by the beauty of ancient Rome, Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino offers 1,100 rooms and suites along with a spa, theater, oceanfront pier shopping and a dining complex.

Brunch: ONE

One brings high-energy dining to the Atlantic City lifestyle resort with an edgy rock n’ roll vibe from New York-based restaurant company, The ONE Group. The American grille-style menu offers an array of burgers, salads, steaks and sides. A DJ booth is prominently placed at the center bar from midday through the wee hours of the morning.

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Things to do:

Trolley Tour
- Take a trolley through historic Gardner’s Basin, one of Atlantic City’s top family attractions and home to the Atlantic City Aquarium and Ocean Life center. Historic Gardner’s Basin features deep-sea, back bay fishing charters, and a variety of cruises like dolphin watching, sightseeing, and cocktail.

Atlantic City Boat Tour – A boat tour is a great way to view the sandy coast and the Atlantic City casino skyline. It is also narrated with interesting historical facts.

Shopping at the outlets - Tanger Outlets The Walk features national brand outlet stores and name-brand fashions at a discount prices. It’s home to nearly 100 outlet stores and restaurants and is located on and around Michigan Avenue between the Atlantic City Boardwalk and the convention center.

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Dinner: Atlantic Grille

Located inside Caesars Atlantic City, Atlantic Grill serves surf & turf with a view of the beach and boardwalk. Locals and visitors choose Atlantic Grille for fresh sushi, fish and meats that are available simply grilled and a la carte or composed as entrees.

Night: Duality

This free 3D light show at Boardwalk Hall was specially created for AC by Moment Factory. An extraordinary fusion of light and sound using the Hall’s historic facade as a gigantic canvas, the light show features the latest 3-D video-mapping technology, stunning animation and an original music score. The show runs Monday through Sunday evenings every 30 minutes. To view the schedule, click here.

To watch footage of the light show on YouTube, click here.

For more upcoming fall events, visit: www.atlanticcitynj.com/calendar/default.aspx

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