So we were in New York and decided to visit statin island. We too the metro to battery park and when we reached the ferry terminal we were shocked to know the ferry is completely free !!!! There is a whole big crowd waiting and...More
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It's free so take it! Haha. You also get to see the statue of liberty from afar so it's one of those things a tourist must do while in NY. It's actually expected of you and the port people know it.
Definitely recommend doing this. We went during the week around 4pm so as to avoid the rush hour and get both daytime and night time photos as well as pictures of the Statue of Liberty. No dramas getting on the ferry and although you have...More
Free way to see Manhattan from the water, pass by Statue of liberty island, take some great pictures on the boat with a skyline and statue of liberty. Ride will take approximately 20 minutes to Staten island and 20 minutes to get back. It's free.
Whether you commute or take the SI Ferry for pleasure you can't beat the price or the experience. Where else can you see the awesome harbor of NYC, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island?
Free ferry, gives great views of NYC Ellis Island and The Statue of Liberty. not much to see on Staten Island, so leg it as you get off the ferry, and you will be able to catch the next ferry back