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Our Non-Cheesy Guide To Atlantic City

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    Summer is just around the corner (even if this NYC weather might have you thinking the sun will never shine again) which means it's time to start thinking about all those weekend getaways you'll embark on as soon as Summer Fridays get reinstated—or even a little earlier. While Atlantic City might not be the historic (or high-end) go-to destination of New Yorkers looking for an escape, we happen to think it can be a seriously fun spot to decamp for a few days if you're looking to mix some spa time with some after-hours fun and good food. Yes, foodies, believe it or not, we are talking to you! No really, think quality time with the likes of big-name chefs like Wolfgang Puck, Geoffrey Zakarian, and Bobby Flay. While Atlantic City has been rightly categorized as a cheesy Vegas rip-off—not to mention its Jersey Shore rep—the juice-head gambling resort has made some serious strides with new hotspots to stay, eat, relax, and play. Without further ado, here's our guide to a weekend in Atlantic City, sans spray-tans and anything to do with strippers.

    Click through for our tips on how to make your A.C. weekend less trash, more class!

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