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         CITY REGION

         Atlantic City, Absecon Lighthouse (New Jersey’s tallest lighthouse), and Lucy the Elephant call the region home.
         A variety of experiences can be had in Atlantic City with the casinos, boardwalk, amusements, shopping,
         entertainment, dining, and historical sites.

         It’s not all entertainment and limelight in the region there are several
         opportunities to get outdoors in the fresh air. Hiking, biking, boating,
         fishing, and nature trails fill out the region along with many state and
         county parks including, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge,
         Brigantine National Wildlife Refuge, Estell Manor, Lake Lenape,
         Weymouth Furnace, Penny Pot, Gaskill, Riverbend and Patcong Creek,
         just to name a few.


         Atlantic City – World class dining, entertainment, casinos, shopping, and clean
         sandy beaches can all be found in the shore town. If you are looking for a more
         laid-back visit you can stroll or pedal the boardwalk and the beach to discover
         nature’s beauty. Climb all 228-steps of Abescon Lighthouse and enjoy the
         panoramic the views of Atlantic City.
         Entertainment – While you will find big name entertainment in Atlantic City,
         the region also boasts the Gateway Playhouse in Somers Point and The Eagle
         Theatre in Hammonton. Both theaters are known for their quality play productions
         and entertainment.

         Storybook Land – Egg Harbor Twp – A must visit for families traveling in the
         region. Your childhood will come alive as your family walks through your favorite
         stories and nursery rhymes. New and exciting family rides and attractions in a
         remarkably clean and enjoyable park setting.
         SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 18

         Steel Pier – Atlantic City - Located on the world-famous boardwalk in
         Atlantic City since 1898 and home of the 227-foot Wheel which offers 360-degree
         views of Atlantic City. The amusement park is just steps from casino resorts and
         New Jersey’s beautiful beach. Whether you are skyrocketing to the stars over the
         ocean or gathering for an event with the best view in town, the Steel Pier offers
         fun for everyone!
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         Marine Mammal Stranding Center – The Marine Mammal Stranding Center is
         the only rescue facility in the state that handles sick and injured marine life such as
         whales, dolphins, seals and sea turtles. Educational programs are available on or
         off-site as well as a Sea Life Museum.

         Get Outdoors – The region is home to many National Wildlife Refuges, state
         parks, and county parks. You will find plenty of opportunities to boat, fish, kayak,
         hike, bike, or lay on a beach when staying in the region.

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