Adventure Seekers

For some, vacation is defined as a period of complete inertia on a sandy beach, soaking up the sun as the waves roll in. For others - and you know who you are - a vacation is a chance to get the adrenaline pumping. Atlantic City and the surrounding region offer the best of both worlds. If you’re looking for an Adventure Seeker’s Getaway, it’s time to start your engine. You’re in for a wild ride!

MORNING – DAY 1
You certainly don’t want to kick off your day on an empty stomach. Teplitzky’s, located on the ground floor on Pacific Avenue in The Chelsea hotel, features diner-inspired food in a vibrant setting. Stop in for their classic Stuffed Challah French Toast or keep it healthy with a Berry Smoothy or Apple and Pecan Whole Wheat Waffle.
 
AFTERNOON – DAY 1
Ready to get your adventure on track? Hit the New Jersey Motorsports Park, located at 8000 Dividing Creek Road in Millville, New Jersey. It’s only an hour away from downtown Atlantic City but it will feel like a world away when you strap yourself into an arrive-and-drive kart. Don’t be silly, these karts aren’t just for kids. In fact, many NASCAR and Formula 1 racers started their careers driving in karts.

The Karting facility is over one mile long and features six different configurations. Plus, make sure to visit the Park’s website to see the jam-packed schedule of special events that take place year round. You might catch some pro road racing or a champion cup series. This much high octane fun can really work up an appetite. Stop by the Finish Line Pub where you can grab a beer and burger with your racing buds.
 
EVENING – DAY 1
It’s time to refuel and nothing fills you up better than steak. Good thing Atlantic City has become the unofficial steakhouse capital of the east coast. You’ll find legendary names like Morton’s The Steakhouse at Caesars, Gallagher’s Steak House at Resorts Casino, The Palm in The Quarter at Tropicana and Ruth’s Chris Steak House on Atlantic Avenue in the heart of Tanger Outlet’s The Walk.

You may want to try some new Atlantic City restaurants that have wrangled some fresh recipes and classic tastes all their own, such as Bobby Flay Steak in Borgata, Robert’s Steakhouse at the Taj Mahal, Simon AC in The Atlantic Club, Scarduzio’s Steak, Sushi & Lounge inside Showboat, The Reserve Seafood and Steak at Bally’s or Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse, located at the Golden Nugget
 
MORNING – DAY 2
Mom always says breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A great place to begin yours is at Maria's Luncheonette, located at 2319 Atlantic Avenue in Tanger’s Outlet The Walk. At Maria’s, breakfast is served with a smile all day long so you can always order up banana walnut pancakes or eggs your way. Many of the city’s hotels and resorts are home to great coffee shops where you can grab your breakfast on the go. Or why not indulge in room service, where you can enjoy your morning meal with a view of the city, bay or Atlantic Ocean.
 
AFTERNOON – DAY 2
Angling for more adventure? All aboard for a chance to reel in cod, flounder, striped bass, fluke, bluefish, weakfish, shark and tuna right off the Atlantic City coast. Boat charters such as Highroller Fishing are available for boarding in Historic Gardner’s Basin for you or your group. Also in Gardner’s Basin, Atlantic City Cruises offers daily skyline and marine mammal tours. When you return from your adventure, Back Bay Ale House serves up Ju Ju shrimp, Baja tacos, flat iron steak and lots more you’re sure to love.

If you’re looking to head south for your fishing adventure, Jesse O Fishing in Margate features both back bay and deep-sea fishing. Captain Jay and his crew will work hard to make sure your excursion is a success. When it’s time to talk about the-one-that-got-away, Steve and Cookies By The Bay, located at 9700 Amherst Avenue in Margate, features steaks, fresh seafood and even an oyster bar. Or, see what’s on the menu at Tomatoe's, located at 9300 Amherst Avenue. The restaurant is famous for its California cuisine, delicious seafood and a rocking sushi bar.
 
EVENING – DAY 2
Ready to relive your youth? The Boardwalk is calling. The Atlantic City Boardwalk is famous for its sights and sounds. And its amusement piers appeal to children and fun-loving adults. Central Pier Arcade & Speedway is the place to go for paintball, NASCAR-style go-karts, cranes, slot machines, poker, coin pushers, skeeball and video games.

The famous Steel Pier also has an abundance of rides and attractions, including the Crazy Mouse Coaster, Tilt a Whirl, rock climbing wall and helicopter rides. Its extreme ride experience, The Rocket, is definitely not for the faint of heart. When you’re finished with the rides, Boardwalk food is just to thing to settle the stomach… along with the nerves. Corn dogs, pizza, popcorn, French fries, and of course funnel cake, will satisfy any late night craving.
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