Atlantic City has grown so much from its beginnings as a health and wellness resort along the New Jersey coast in the 19th century. Today it is considered the `Vegas of the East`, with many casinos, hotels and resorts, and a big nightlife scene. Atlantic City is also well-known for its Boardwalk, over 150 years old, which stretches on for four miles and includes shops, restaurants, arcades, and an amusement park. Atlantic City is the seaside gaming and resort capital of the East Coast, hosting over 27 million visitors a year, making it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States.
New York City - Atlantic City NJ: 2 hrs. 15 min. approx.
Atlantic City NJ - Cape May: 55 mins. approx.
Cape May - Philadelphia: 1 hr. 35 mins. approx.