Conference participants are invited to take advantage of the hotel conference rate the day prior and the day after the conference. (To ensure that you receive the conference rate, please make your hotel reservations by March 15th.) You could use this time to enjoy a round of golf on one of the hotel’s premier golf courses or spend a day at the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa. There are also many sights of interest in close proximity to the conference hotel:
Visit the boardwalk, casinos, and clubs, including the Borgata Hotel featuring 11 different restaurant venues. Visit The Quarter @ Tropicana - Atlantic City’s newest, critically acclaimed, dining, entertainment, shopping and party spot. The Quarter is Atlantic City’s first Las Vegas-style attraction with over 70 exciting restaurants, shops and nightspots all in one tropical setting. For information about Casino and Club Shows call: 1-888-AC-VISIT or visit www.atlanticcitynj.com.
Historic Towne of Smithville
Just 3 miles north of the Seaview on Route 9 and Moss Mill Road (609-652-4040). Beautifully restored authentic 18th century village set around Lake Meone. Lovely restaurants surround the area, including the historic Smithville Inn dating back to 1787, and more than 60 specialty shops. Carousel and train ride.
Edwin B. Forsythe Wildlife Refuge-Oceanville
More than 40,000 acres of untouched coastal salt meadows, upland fields, woodlands, open channels and bays. It is also home or migratory pit stop to more than 200 species of birds. Two short foot trails and an 8-mile wildlife drive. $4 per vehicle. (609-652-1665)
Renault Winery-Egg Harbor
Oldest vineyard in the US. Wine cellar tours, glass museum, wine tasting, gift shop, and two gourmet restaurants are open to the public. (609-965-2111)
The Noyes Museum-Oceanville
The central gallery provides a panoramic view of Lily Lake and the surrounding natural landscape of the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Displays include a growing collection of 19th and 20th century American fine art, craft, and regional folk art. (609-652-8848)
FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center
A state of the art aviation facility. Tours available. Call in advance to receive clearance or visit www.faa.gov.