Staten Island Ferry, Staten Island, New York

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Staten Island, New York 10301

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  • 3 mentions in What should be on my "Can't Miss" list on 1st trip to New York City?

    • Andy H.

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      Andy H. said, "...dark and the lights will be pretty. If you don't feel like paying for a cruise, you can also take the Staten Island Ferry which is free. You can purchase alcoholic beverages on board for a reasonable price. 4. Explore the Frying Pan..." See More

    • Bonnie U.

      Bonnie U. said, "...go to the Empire State Building Observation Deck at night. It's way less crowded and really beautiful. A ride on the Staten Island Ferry is a great and free way to see the Statue of Liberty. If you're looking for places to eat..." See More

    • Jack S.

      Jack S. said, "...1. 9-11 museum and memorial at Ground Zero. 2. Brooklyn Bridge--walk across for great views--free 3. Staten Island Ferry --free..." See More

  • 2 mentions in First thing to do after landing in NYC?

    • raymundo j.

      raymundo j. said, "...times and have never been to actually see the Statue of Liberty, I have passed close to it in a free Staten Island Ferry took pictures from the ferry and rode right back. Empire State Building I think is a first just so..." See More

    • Ashley &.

      Ashley &. said, "...trip to NYC, go to the Top of the Rock to look out over the city. You can also ride the Staten Island Ferry for free, which gives amazing views of the city and the Statue of Liberty. The very, VERY first thing..." See More

  • 2 mentions in If I have a car, what's the best way for me to see NYC? Should I park outside and bus in? Is there easy/reasonably priced parking inside the city?

    • Trevor M.

      Trevor M. said, "...the ferry over for the experience and the view. If you're going to take the ferry, I'd suggest taking either the Staten Island Ferry or heading up to Hoboken and taking the ferry from there. Both will provide and great view of the..." See More

    • Teresa V.

      Teresa V. said, " help. I've driven to NYC a couple times and stayed outside the city and used public transportation to get in. Staten Island Ferry is FREE and parking at their lot is $5.50 for the day. The ferry runs 24 hours and is..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Staten Island & staying in the Bronx

    • Annemarie D.

      Annemarie D. said, "...Island and hated it until I moved here -- it's definitely a different world from the rest of the city. The Staten Island Ferry is free, ad when you get off, you're right near two of my absolute favorites. Snug Harbor Cultural Center..." See More

    • Jennifer C.

      Jennifer C. said, "...I am not sure what you would like to do or how long you are staying in NYC. The Staten Island Ferry trip is an adventure unto itself but in my opinion, there isn't much to see on Staten Island. As for staying..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Two days in New York, what to see?

    • Kaydee B.

      Kaydee B. said, "...Steakhouse . Aside from Top of the Rock, these are all places locals go too. Day 2 you could start at Staten Island Ferry in Manhattan and ride it for free to see the Statue of Liberty (not sure it's worth the time..." See More

    • Johanna (TravelEater) R.

      Johanna (TravelEater) R. said, "...this is packed!" gawk - if you're keen to see the Statue of Liberty , just cruise by on the (free!) Staten Island Ferry..." See More

  • 1 mention in NYC highlights for a 10 day honeymoon

    • John A.

      John A. said, "...heights): 10. A trip to The Cloisters 9. View of Manhattan as it fades away in the backdrop on an evening Staten Island Ferry ride from Battery Park PierBattery to Staten Island 8. A lazy afternoon picnic on Strawberry Fields in Central Park..." See More

  • 1 mention in New York City for girls???

    • Allison H.

      Allison H. said, "...the Statue of Liberty is a must ( if you don't have time to go right out to her, take the Staten Island Ferry across for a birds eye view and photo opps, and the price is very low). The American Girl Cafe..." See More

  • 1 mention in Beautiful places in New York - for photography

    • Ffion H.

      Ffion H. said, "...allows for amazing photos. Brooklyn Bridge Park gives a great view of the NYC skyline, as well as taking the (free) Staten Island Ferry to/from Staten Island. Washington Square Park is also a great place to get a shot of the Empire State..." See More

  • 1 mention in Budget?

    • Annemarie D.

      Annemarie D. said, "...the Statue of Liberty. There's a trolley that takes you around and it's only, I believe, $30. Another cheap "tour": The Staten Island Ferry is totally free and you'll get great Statue of liberty shots again. If you're coming during holiday season, you..." See More

  • 1 mention in Non-touristy "must do's" in Manhattan over the week of July 4th

    • Tania C.

      Tania C. said, "...Brooklyn has a fantastic show up and worth seeing before the building is transformed into a condo. Also, the good old Staten Island Ferry for a day of snapshots of the city. The ride is free and takes you right next to the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Pass a week in New York in October

    • Bente J.

      Bente J. said, "...course MOMA and Guggenheim Museum are must-sees. If you wanna see the Statue of Liberty , I would recommend taking the Staten Island Ferry...." See More

  • 1 mention in Experience the city like a New Yorker?

    • Rodger B.

      Rodger B. said, "...Tanya, A really cool and (cheap) thing to do is to take the Staten Island Ferry just to check out the city from the water. So cool. RB..." See More

  • 1 mention in What should I absolutely, positively not see or do in NYC?

    • John J.

      John J. said, "...can see the greatest attractions without spending anything. If you want to see the the Statue of Liberty , take the Staten Island Ferry, its free and you don't have make a line for it. Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge to experience..." See More

  • 1 mention in Bringing my little sister with me to New York City. What should we do?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...on the Circle Line Cruises which is a boat that goes around the city. You can get good views from the Staten Island Ferry, but that's not my favorite way to do it, personally.Depending on the weather you might want to check..." See More

  • 1 mention in Tourist attractions worth checking out?

    • Bente J.

      Bente J. said, "...If you want to see the Statue of Liberty , I'd definitely recommend taking the Staten Island Ferry. It's free and a great way to see her. Cross Brooklyn Bridge , stroll around Central Park , walk along the High Line Park..." See More