Do you need a parent’s weekend for you and your spouse, but don’t want to leave the kids too far away? Look no further than Atlantic City, NJ! Despite it’s family-friendly reputation, there is plenty to do for an adults weekend away. Boasting cultural entertainment, local wineries, and world-class casinos, Atlantic City is the perfect destination for adults.
If you’re looking to immerse yourself in arts and culture, Atlantic City has you covered. Not only does AC have big concert and performing arts venues, but it has its own ballet company and old time movie theater. The Atlantic City Ballet is located in the heart of Atlantic City, holding performances at the Circus Maximus theater in Caesars. They offer dance performances that span all genres, so there’s something for everybody. Another option is to visit the Dante Hall Theater, which hosts various performances and movie screenings in a Jazz Age era building. It’s a great way to step back into Prohibition-era Atlantic City while enjoying modern entertainment.
If the Prohibition era isn’t your thing, Atlantic City has a few wineries for you to visit. Closest to AC is Renault Winery, where you can escape the busy boardwalk for a few hours and enjoy the lush vineyards and sample the wine. They also have a resort, which makes it a great mini destination. Also close to the beach is Bellview Winery and they offer samplings as well. A little further outside of AC is Balic Winery where you can sample their wines and take part in other fun events. Finally, Sharrott Winery is a bit of a trek, but worth it for their wine and cheese pairings.
The main attraction for adults in Atlantic City is the casinos. With seven casinos in the area, there’s tons of entertainment for adults. Each has different games and machines as well as events that are put on, so there’s never a dull moment. Some casinos are resorts in themselves, making it easy to stay for a weekend and dedicate your time to all the entertainment they have to offer.
Although Atlantic City is a great destination for families with children, it’s also a great place to spend an adult’s weekend. With the beach right there and lots of other activities, AC is convenient and fun. Go out and explore everything the great city has to offer!