What Would Be Some Family-Oriented Things to Do in Atlantic City?


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A few of Atlantic City, New Jersey's family-oriented offerings are Atlantic City Aquarium, Atlantic City Cruises, Captain Mike’s Highroller Fishing, Central Pier Arcade & Speedway and Atlantic City Trolley Tours. Atlantic County Park at Weymouth offers a family-friendly outdoor escapade for camping, hiking, picnicking and wildlife viewing.

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What Would Be Some Family-Oriented Things to Do in Atlantic City?
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The 18 tanks and other displays at Atlantic City Aquarium house over 100 animals, including sharks, loggerhead sea turtles, eels and rays. Visitors can feed sharks and rays, and the Mid Atlantic Coastal Zone allows them to touch horseshoe crabs and other creatures. The aquarium hosts a number of live sea animal shows and parties.

Atlantic City Cruises takes visitors on a tour along the Atlantic coast while providing a narrative of the area's history. The cruise's Dolphin Tour offers the potential for wild dolphin viewing. Those who prefer to catch sea animals can go on boat fishing excursions with Captain Mike’s Highroller Fishing.

Central Pier Arcade & Speedway has plenty of games and prizes to keep kids entertained, including go-karts, paintball and crane machines. Great American Trolley Company's Atlantic City Trolley Tours is a guided tour around the city, including stops at Absecon Lighthouse, James Saltwater Taffy Factory and Cape May. The trolley service offers customized group tours.

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