Atlantic City, New Jersey is a city located in Atlantic County, New Jersey. Atlantic City has become a popular beach destination because of its proximity to Philadelphia. The city is famous for its boardwalk, and is the home of the Miss America pageant, which has been held there since 1921.
Popular attractions include The Atlantic City Art Center on Garden Pier, Absecon Lighthouse, Atlantic City Historical Museum, Ocean Life Center and Ripley's Believe It Or Not ! Museum.
Atlantic City is served by The Atlantic City International Airport.