Ventnor City is conveniently located next door to Atlantic City New Jersey. For many overnight visitors to Atlantic City, Ventnor is their choice for finding accommodations at a Bed and Breakfast Inn (Ventnor has the only Bed and Breakfast Inns on Absecon Island) others who plan to stay a week or longer with families choose Ventnor for the many beach house rentals available. Ventnor offers the best of both worlds, a residential boardwalk lined with million dollar plus homes which connects to the Atlantic City Boardwalk and the quiet and safety of a small town yet very close to the action and excitement of Atlantic City.
The attractions of Atlantic City are many with casinos, high end restaurants, themed shopping malls, entertainment and The Walk, Atlantic City’s shopping outlet with more than 100 stores. Ventnor makes a good base camp for visiting Atlantic City, only a short walk on the boardwalk or a jitney ride gets you to the action in a few minutes.
Atlantic City Outlets, The Walk, is open seven days of week and features more than 100 national name brand outlet stores set in a four block area with about 40 clothing stores, 15 restaurants, and dozens of stores offering specialty items, shoes, accessories and more. There are many benches, fountains, sidewalk cafes and ice cream stores. The Walk is open from 10am to 9pm Monday through Saturday and 10am to 6pm on Sunday.
Atlantic City has 12 casinos featuring gaming, world class entertainment, fine dining, fast paced excitement and nightlife. Many casinos such as the Borgata and the Tropicana have high end shops with the latest designer fashions, jewelry and lavish home goods. The Quarter at Tropicana replicates Old Havana with a three story streetscape mall lavishly decorated in vibrant colors with Latin bands, salsa dances and palm trees. The quarter is filled with shops, restaurants and night clubs.
For those looking for the excitement of Atlantic City but want to stay in a quieter (and less expensive) place Ventnor is the choice. Ventnor beaches are some of the best on Absecon Island and much less crowded than its neighbor. After a day on the beach a trip to Atlantic City is only minutes away by jitney service that runs 24 hours a day.