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The Crafters Village at Gardner's Basin in Atlantic City. Anthony Smedile

BACKGROUND: The Basin on New Hampshire Avenue is the location of the Atlantic City Aquarium, marinas, a crafter's village available till the end of summer 2017, and several restaurants.

The aquarium is a good place to start your day. Its tanks house both local and exotic species of fish. There are also feeding shows, petting tanks and even ferrets to keep the kids amused. The aquarium is stroller and small-kid friendly.

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WHERE: Gardner's Basin is located on North New Hampshire Avenue in Atlantic City's Northeast Inlet section. CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS.

HOURS AND COST: The aquarium is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 adults, $7 seniors, $6 children ages 4 to 12. Call 609-348-2880.

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