The area known as Boardwalk can be found in the popular tourist resort of Atlantic City, in the state of New Jersey, in north-eastern United States. Holidays in Boardwalk will be anything but dull, what with all of the attractions of Atlantic City on your doorstep, fantastic beaches and Philadelphia and New York City both within an easy drive for day trips. The self catering accommodation in Boardwalk has been vetted carefully before you place a reservation and this guarantees all the facilities you need to enjoy a perfect break in America.
As your holidays in Boardwalk will be situated so close to the Atlantic Ocean, rest assured that there are plenty of water-based activities to become involved in. The beaches along this stretch of coast are well suited to relaxing sunbathing and swimming. You could also try your hand at snorkelling, sailing, wind surfing, paragliding, jet skiing and surfing. Inland, there are a few natural parks close by for you to enjoy a long walk, cycling or fishing.
Atlantic City Boardwalk is actually a popular attraction in its own right - there are numerous shops, restaurants, cafés and casinos lining this thoroughfare which is known to date from as far back as 1870. This means that there will always be something to keep you busy when on vacation in the area. Other attractions to bear in mind in Atlantic City include The Atlantic City Aquarium, The IMAX Theatre, The Quarter at Tropicana (like Boardwalk with shops, casinos and cafés etc) and Absecon Lighthouse. If you are keen to take in the lights of the big city, you have a choice of either Philadelphia or New York City - both are well worth a full day spent in them to catch the best attractions.
For your holidays in Boardwalk, you can expect to experience a near-continental climate which is slightly tempered through the fact that you are on the Atlantic coast. Summers are warm and relatively dry with temperatures often hitting the high-twenties degrees Celsius. The winter is much colder, with temperatures averaging in the low single digits. Evening temperatures will usually fall well below freezing, so do make sure to pack appropriately.
The best bet for travelling to your self catering villas in Boardwalk will be to book your flights to and from the main airports in New York City. These are JFK and Newark (which is also in New Jersey (EWR)). These airports offer a good choice of services to the UK and these are through airlines such as Virgin Atlantic, American Airways, Delta Airways, United Airways and British Airways. The majority of the flights depart from London Heathrow (LHR), although some of the American companies operate from Manchester (MAN).