Atlantic City is best known for its casino industry. The casinos are fantastic and there are countless great experiences to be had.

However, there are also many non-casino attractions and activities that are so much fun and quite diverse.

Here is our list of the fun things to do in Atlantic City, that are non-casino in nature.

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STEEL PIER

Steel Pier, under the ownership of The Catanoso Family, is bringing a lot of unique, non-casino fun to Atlantic City.

  • Steel Pier Amusement Rides
  • Steel Pier Observation Wheel (3rd largest in America)
  • Steel Pier Helicopter Rides
  • Excellent Food and Beverage
  • Steel Pier Sea Food Festival (June 24, 25 & 26, 2022)
  • Steel Pier is a special event venue
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Central Pier - Google Maps.
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CENTRAL PIER, ARCADE & SPEEDWAY

So Much fun for all ages.

One of the largest over and under racetracks, with NASCAR style Go-Karts

Central Pier also has one of the largest, state-of-the-art redemption centers (for games) in New Jersey.

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LUCKY SNAKES ARCADE

Located within The Showboat Hotel Atlantic City. Bart Blatstein has created one of the largest-scale operations in America.

It features the newest video games and fan-favorite vintage games.

Bart Blatstein waterfall rendering: Island Waterpark at Showboat Atlantic City.
Bart Blatstein waterfall rendering: Island Waterpark at Showboat Atlantic City.
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COMING SOON … ISLAND WATER PARK

Blatstein is in the process of developing the largest indoor water park in America.

It will be known as Island seater Park.

It will be a big component of his expanding Showboat Atlantic City brand.

Immediately following this article, is a comprehensive photo gallery. Featuring renderings of Island Water Park.

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IMAX THEATER

We know that including this one as a technical violation… And so far as the IMAX theater is located within the Tropicana hotel and casino.

However, this is the last movie theater left standing in Atlantic City, which once had as many as 28 at one time.

So, we’re including it.

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ATLANTIC CITY CRUISES

Located at Gardner’s Basin, Captain Jeff Georges has great party cruises and special events.

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NORTH BEACH MINI GOLF

There is something very special about playing mini-golf with family or friends… With the beautiful backdrop of the Atlantic ocean, the world's famous Atlantic City boardwalk and beach.

For a little variety … There is a second miniature golf course located in Kennedy Plaza at Historic Boardwalk Hall.

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RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT

Located on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City at Tennessee Avenue … it’s filled with unique offerings and oddities.

And, you can hold your next special event at this facility.

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LAST, BUT NOT LEAST …

ATLANTIC CITY’S BEACH & BOARDWALK

Atlantic City features one of the last free beaches that you’ll find anywhere.

Also, Atlantic City is the home of the first Boardwalk in American history.

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Make no mistake about it, Atlantic City is the casino gaming Mecca of The East.

However, as you can see, there are so many fun things to do in Atlantic City … that have nothing to do with the Atlantic City Casinos.

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