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Local day trip ideas....

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Local day trip ideas....

Hi,

Planning to come down to AC during Labor Day weekend, with parents. Staying 3 nights. We like to play at night, so I am looking for ideas on how to spend time during the days. We always enjoy walking on the boardwalk. But something different to do....maybe a local festival? We will have a car so driving to local areas is not a problem....we will be there Friday, Saturday, Sunday...

Thanks

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1. Re: Local day trip ideas....

A nice day trip is to Historic Smithville combined with a drive through Edwin B. Forsythe Nat'l Wildlife Refuge . Have lunch at Oyster Creek Inn.

Another option is the Tuckerton Seaport.

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2. Re: Local day trip ideas....

Heres a bunch of coupons achotelexperts.com/atlantic-city-nj-coupons.… I suggest to try making a day/morning/afternoon etc of Gardners Basin. There is this BOGO cruises coupon achotelexperts.com/coupons/atlantic-city-cru… and if it weren't so oppressively humid today I would type in the tune of the Gilligans Island theme song.... perhaps another day. There is Gilchrists https://www.facebook.com/GilchristRestaurant/ with some seating out over the water. I suggest to try to get there before 9am because this place is popular and lines are common. They serve breakfast & lunch and are known for their pancakes. BackBay AleHouse [Mmmmm, Basin Masons!] http://www.backbayalehouse.com/ turn down your volume. Has pub food and serves lunch & dinner . AND. Has a liquor license and serves Basin Masons https:/…2014-8-11-basin-mason.jpg Even though its Summer, go for their Cream of Crab soup [Mmmmm, Cream of Crab soup!]. And also the aquarium where I'm pasting a link to a review rather than typing https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-… There is also shops and crafters selling their wares ~ I am saddened to type again: This'll be the last year for the Gardners Basin crafters shops

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3. Re: Local day trip ideas....

I am expecting heavy traffic that weekend because: Labor Day. How about lunch at WingCraft http://www.wingcraftac.com/ in The Walk. Go for a double patty ~ it's totally worth the extra $3. There is many other dining options nearby too. And a visit to the AC Arts Garage http://www.artsgarageac.com/ afterwards, a visit to Bass Pro shops https:/…30-n-christopher-columbus-blvd.html This'll be a cement under the feet rather than boards under the feet walkabout

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4. Re: Local day trip ideas....

This is 2 towns down in Margate http://www.lucytheelephant.org/ and there's a $1off coupon floating around somewheres in the cyberspace. EZyd has posted it in the past...

And right nearby is Venturas Greenhouse http://venturasgreenhouse.com/index.htm and they serve some cussingly yummy Oysters Florentine [Mmmmm, Oysters Florentine!]. And children in Venturas better behave or they'll become tomorrow's daily special [Tee~hee!]

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