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Water Sports

From parasailing to surfing, Atlantic City offers wet and wild fun

If you thought Atlantic City’s casinos, shows and nightlife were wild, you’ve got to check out the water sports scene. There’s no feeling on Earth like riding the waves and catching serious air off the shore of Atlantic City. Parasailing, surfing, bodyboarding, kayaking, windsurfing and stand-up paddleboarding are just a few of the offshore adventures you’ll find here -- feel free to create your own! And if you’re new to some of these water sports and need lessons, there are plenty of outfitters offering rentals and lessons that will get you on the water in no time.

Added bonus: while some beaches involve hour-long slogs each way, finding parking and getting your car all sandy, here you can walk from your Atlantic City parasailing adventure or surf session straight to a beachside bar for beverages or the Boardwalk to browse eclectic shops.