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The Absecon Lighthouse, Atlantic City, New Jersey

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Distance from city center: 0.8mi
zangazanga's pictureby zangazanga Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 21st of March, 2011
To get the best view of Atlantic City, you have to climb The Absecon Lighthouse which has 228 steps overall. The view from up there is spectacular and indescribable, you have to see to know what I'm talking about.

On the grounds, there is a small museum, a newly restored light-keeper's house and a gift shop. The admission to these places is free, only the climb is charged. Don't miss this opportunity, you won't regret it.

31 S Rhode Island Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA

Kids $4, adults $7

Opening Hours:
Thu-Mon: 11am-4pm

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