The Showplace of the Nation
Even if you think you know how much you are going to love every minute of your trip when you stay at one of the hotels near Steel Pier in Atlantic City, you don’t know the half of it. This historic amusement park, in the business of entertaining visitors and locals for more than a century, is so much more than just a collection of rides and carnival games. Built in 1898 as a theater, it quickly expanded to include rides, games, and concerts for big names like Frank Sinatra, Al Jolson, and Diana Ross and the Supremes. It gained its nickname, the Showplace of the Nation, by being home to such iconic attractions as the Water Circus, the General Motors Exhibit, and, probably most famously, the Diving Horse.
Though it has see its share of hard times, from floods to fires, it has remained true to its dedication as a place for families and friends to make lasting memories no matter who the owner was, be it Mayor Bader of Boardwalk Empire fame or Donald Trump. Today, it is home to more than 20 different park rides – from the Crazy Mouse, to the Grand Carousel, to the incredible SlingShot AC – an arcade full of thrilling games of chance and skill, and even launch pad for helicopter rides over the city and down the shore line. And even though there are plenty of excellent places to eat in the city, just on the other side of the Boardwalk, the park has its own vendors as well as both a family-friendly pub and an Oceanside grill. With the park only getting bigger and better with each passing year, it’s always a good time to book a room or suite at the hotels near Steel Pier in Atlantic City.
Save Up Your Energy
You’re going to need all the energy you can get to spend the day having your heart race as you soar around the tracks, fly into the air, and win another giant stuffed animal. Fortunately for you, the hotels near Steel Pier in Atlantic City are not only close by, but they are also all decked out with comfortable accommodations, super services, and excellent amenities to help you unwind before your head out and after you get back.
Whether you decide to go all out and stay across the Boardwalk at the Trump Taj Mahal to enjoy a full casino, spa, restaurants, and nightclubs, or you want to dial it down to something quieter and more economic at the Red Carpet Inn, Knights Inn, or Rodeway Inn, you are going to get a premium stay in the perfect location. Not only will you wake up refreshed minutes from the park, but the rest of the Boardwalk, and the beautiful beach that runs along it, will be only moments away as well. From the Art Center to the Pier Shops at Caesars, you are going to get a fully rounded adventure all for the price of a single, amazing hotel stay.