Atlantic City Aquarium
The Atlantic City Aquarium is one part aquarium, one part marine science education center. There are more than 100 species of fish and other marine creatures housed in the space in Atlantic City’s Gardner’s Basin. Swim on over to the Touch Tank, where you can handle sea urchins, shrimp, mussels, hermit crabs, and other sea creatures!
Atlantic City Boardwalk
The boardwalk of Atlantic City is filled with as much history as fun. With a boardwalk that has been around for over one hundred years, Atlantic City has become an American beach icon. Take a stroll down the boardwalk and take in the ocean views while you dip into shops, stop for lunch, or glide into a casino for a quick game of luck.
Atlantic City Casinos
With a full spread of casinos through Atlantic City, you’ll never get bored with the nightlife just minutes away from Brigantine. Even if gambling is not your game, each casino features unique restaurants, bars, spas, pools, and views. Who knows… you just might win big on your trip to Brigantine!
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Take just a short drive down to Cape May, New Jersey’s most southern point, and hop on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry for a 85-minute cruise to Delaware! Once docking in Lewes, enjoy the Delaware coast, grab lunch, or enjoy tax-free shopping.
Edwin B. Forsythe Wildlife Refuge
Located just minutes away from Brigantine is the Edwin B. Forsythe Wildlife Refuge: the perfect place for fishing, wildlife viewing, hunting, photographing, or just enjoying nature. Each season of the year offers different animal sightings from fish in the water to birds in the sky!
Gardner’s Basin is a secret tucked away in Atlantic City where the Absecon Inlet meets Clam Creek. A few minutes over the Brigantine Bridge and you’ll find yourself surrounded by an aquarium, shops, and bay front restaurants that serve the perfect mason jar cocktail to sip on while enjoying another Jersey Shore sunset.
Historic Smithville Village
The historic Smithville Village provides over 40 unique shops and restaurants surrounding a calming pond just a few miles inland from Brigantine. Whether you’re looking for a bang up brunch or fair trade soap, Smithville is the place to go.
The go-to local amusement park for children, it is surely a place where memories are made. Enjoy rides and attractions from everyone’s favorite children’s stories all year round. Don’t miss visiting around the holidays! The entire park becomes a winter wonderland to stroll around with your family!
Just next to the Atlantic City train station are the Tanger Outlets, also affectionately known as The Walk by locals. Here you can get some serious shopping done while enjoying the discounts that every store offers. Whether you are looking for a candle, bathing suit, or handbag, the Tanger Outlets has what you need.
The Noyes Museum
The Noyes Museum of Art at Stockton College provides a thriving cultural environment for locals and visitors to New Jersey to learn, explore, and experience art like nowhere else in the immediate area. Be sure to check out their rotating exhibits while also going to see their grand permanent collection.