Yachts For Sale In Atlantic City
Developed as a resort city since the latter 1800s, Atlantic City has had its ups and downs. Located on a barrier island of coastal South Jersey with Absecon Bay to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to east, and wide white sand beaches, Atlantic City was initially envisioned as a seaside health resort. Large scale tourism was not possible until 1854 when the Camden to Atlantic City Railway service opened the barrier island to tourism and development. The first road was built in 1870, along with the first boardwalk, designed to keep the massive beachfront hotels and railway cars free of beach sand.
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YACHTS LOCATED NEAR Atlantic City New Jersey
116' Azimut 2007 2008
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, United States
100' Hatteras 2005
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
72' Marten CUSTOM TRIPP DESIGN 1999
SANDY HOOK, New Jersey, United States
63' Ferretti Yachts 630 2008
Somers Point, New Jersey, United States
56' Northwind 1989
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Out on a Limb
54' Bertram Convertible 1986
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
Out of Order
50' Viking Convertible 1993
Cape May, New Jersey, United States
Today, the Atlantic City Boardwalk is 60-ft wide and 6 miles long. The late 1800s were a period of tremendous growth and real estate boom, as the wealthy built 2-3 story beach cottages, and amusement piers started popping up. Now a National Historic Landmark, Lucy the Elephant, a 6-story elephant built in 1881 to promote real estate sales and attract tourists to Atlantic City, is the oldest surviving roadside tourist attraction in America! A local ordinance kept hotels, restaurants, and shops on one side of the boardwalk and amusement piers on the other (oceanside). During the Roaring 20s, Atlantic City was the scene—a hedonistic playground for politicians, Mafia, and ordinary folk looking for a weekend escape. Prohibition was mostly unenforced, and the Boardwalk continued as the place to be seen during the 1930s – 40s. Looking for a way to extend tourism beyond the summer season, the Miss America Pageant got its start 1930-1935 and became synonymous with Atlantic City since Convention Hall became the venue in 1940.
Atlantic City’s oldest theme park and most successful family-oriented attraction is Steel Pier, opened in 1898. The 1000-ft pier located across from Hardrock Hotel & Casino, features 20+ rides and attractions, carnival games, fast food, snacks, and refreshment stands. Recently added is The Wheel, a 227-ft high Ferris-type wheel with 40 climate-controlled gondolas offering great views of the ocean and boardwalk cityscape. After WWII, with air travel making distant destinations possible for tourists, Atlantic City went into a decline. When the Casino Gambling Referendum passed in 1976, investors saw an opportunity to revitalize Atlantic City as an east coast gambling mecca to rival Las Vegas, Nevada. Atlantic City had a good run, with many glitzy, fantastical casinos and hotels lining the Boardwalk, but everything has its limitations; overdevelopment and competition from other states (CT, NY, PA) along with economic recessions, and downturns led to major hotel and casino failures. Today, under new ownership and management, the luxury casinos, hotels, and the Boardwalk has been renovated and revitalized.
Some of the top casino hotel and spa resorts are as follows:
Resorts Casino is open 24 hours! With 5 ballrooms for events, slots, gaming tables, sports betting and more. Dining options from casual Margaritaville Restaurant, Landshark Bar & Grill to Zagat-rated Capriccio. Bars and show venues for nightlife and entertainment. Casino Player’s Best of Gaming/Best of Atlantic City 2020 winner.
Caesars Atlantic City was the second casino to open in 1979. The luxury hotel, casino, and spa resort is one of the largest in Atlantic City with over 3,400 slot machines. Caesars features a shopping center, playground pier, new hotel tower, and parking garage.
Hard Rock Casino & Hotel is billed as offering “world class entertainment” and “music vibe.” Set on 17 acres with the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk and Steel Pier backdrop. The 400-seat Hard Rock Café delivers top act shows. Fine and casual dining choices. The hotel features lavish guestrooms and suites with views of the city and Atlantic Ocean.
Bogota Casino & Spa is a luxury hotel with an “expansive selection” of casino and poker games; world-class restaurants featuring Iron Chefs, Bobby Flay, Michael Symon, and Michael Schulson; entertainment and nightlife; award-winning spa.
Bally’s Wild Wild West Casino Atlantic City was named 2020 Atlantic City Nightlife Award Winner for Best Guys Night Out (Casino) and Best Sports Bar. Features the Buck Wild Arcade, Boardwalk Saloon, Mountain Bar; gaming tables and slots; games—Beer Pong, Bull Riding and more. Events and entertainment. Food Network Host, Guy Fieri’s Bar-B-Que Joint, Gordon Ramsey’s Pub & Grill and upscale steakhouses; Nero’s and Morton’s.
Ocean Casino Resort was recently voted Best Casino, Best Comps, Best Rooms. Hotel and Spa offers great views of the city and ocean. Casino, slots, WilliamHill Sportsbook, table games, Ultra Lounge table gaming with ocean views ($50 minimum). Largest Topgolf Swing Suite in America. Fine, Casual, and Quick Bite dining; bars and lounges. Ovation Hall, featuring top acts and musical performances, was voted Best Concert Venue 2020 by Atlantic City Weekly.
The Tropicana Casino & Resort Atlantic City and Harrahs Resort Atlantic City are also long-time hotels/casinos on the Las Vegas Strip.
The historic Absecon Inlet Lighthouse is on the north end of Atlantic City, overlooking the Absecon Inlet. The 171-ft lighthouse is the tallest in New Jersey and third tallest masonry lighthouse in the US. The lighthouse that began service in 1857, was deactivated in 1933. Its light still shines today and is open to public visitation. Historic Gardners Basin maritime park and marina located on a protected channel along back bays of the Absecon Inlet, is directly across from the State Marina and USCG Station. This family-friendly attraction offers sightseeing and fishing cruises, restaurant, Crafters Village shopping, and the 3-story Atlantic City Aquarium. Gardners Basin was once a haven for rumrunners during Prohibition years and port for commercial fishing fleets.
The nearby Smugglers Cove boathouses were originally homes built by rumrunners directly over their docks to offload bootleg liquor in secrecy. This historic park is slated for a $3.6 million renovation. Some dockage is available, but services and facilities are very minimal.
The Frank S. Farley State Marina is in a sheltered natural harbor of Absecon Bay. The marina is a public facility of NJ Parks & Forestry, managed by the Golden Nugget Casino Resort. This marina offers full services, such as pump-out, and amenities. 630 floating slips (seasonal, winter, transient dockage) accommodate vessels to 300-ft length and has a dock depth of 8-ft. The State Marina received the Boaters Choice Award in 2019.
Kammerman’s Marina and Siren’s Bar & Grill with easy, quick access to the ICW and Atlantic Ocean, is conveniently located near the casinos, Boardwalk, and beaches of Atlantic City. This family owned and operated since 1961 marina offers full services and amenities, and transient dockage as well as seasonal. Floating docks are 50’ x 5’draft; fixed docks are 100’ x 6’ draft; fuel dock is 160’ x 7’ draft. Great marina for fueling, offering ValvTect Marine Fuel; gas and diesel.
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