Destination guide

Travel to lively Atlantic City

The area's live music and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Atlantic City. Travelers to this walkable city praise the casino gaming, beaches and seaside. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Atlantic City

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Atlantic City has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Steel Pier (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Central Pier Arcade and Speedway (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Garden Pier (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Atlantic City Miniature Golf (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Atlantic City Aquarium (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Harrah's Pool (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Atlantic City

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 84°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Atlantic City

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Atlantic City is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Altman Playground (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Historic Gardners Basin (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Atlantic City Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Brigantine Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Lakes Bay (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Absecon Wildlife Management Area (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Atlantic City

Fly into Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Atlantic City Rail Terminal.

Where to stay near Atlantic City?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,510 house rentals near Atlantic City. From 692 Houses to 659 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Atlantic City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Atlantic City?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Atlantic City:

  • Ducktown: 35 vacation rentals
  • South Beach Haven: 353 vacation rentals
  • Beach Haven West: 38 vacation rentals
  • Brant Beach: 436 vacation rentals
  • Townsend's Inlet: 107 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Atlantic City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Atlantic City. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Boardwalk Hall: 2,061 home rentals
  • Resorts Atlantic City Casino: 2,101 home rentals
  • Snug Harbor: 2,131 home rentals
  • Harrah's Atlantic City Casino: 2,155 home rentals
  • Chelsea Harbor: 2,057 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Atlantic City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Atlantic City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 692 Houses in Atlantic City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Atlantic City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 659 lodging choices
  • Villas: 3 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 86 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Atlantic City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 187 vacation homes with pool available in Atlantic City.

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