Statue of Liberty, New York, New York

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Liberty Island

New York, New York 10004-1467

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  • 8 mentions in What are the top 5 can't miss tourist attractions in NYC?

    • Regan W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Regan W. said, "...Here's how to see the right tourist attractions in NYC. Skip Statue of Liberty for Ellis Island instead. Skip Top of the Rock and Empire State for a drink on the roof of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art at sunset. But the..." See More

    • Alyce M.

      Alyce M. said, "...Ellis Island is definitely a sight to see... You will go by the Statue of Liberty and don't necessarily need to get off the boat here. I lived in New York for many years and never physically went to see it. As for..." See More

    • Jenn M.

      Jenn M. said, "...I grew up in New York, but never visited the Statue of Liberty until just before I moved to the west coast. I think it's a must at some point in your life, if not on this first visit. Going to the crown..." See More

    • Georgia G.

      Georgia G. said, "...it really depends on what you find interesting. Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty are great, but require a ferry ride ($) so the earlier the better to not waste your day on a waiting line. there is a donation tour from "Save..." See More

    • Mike H.

      Mike H. said, "...If you're into history, genealogy, etc., the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are highly recommended. If you just want to pay a lot for a great view of the city, the Empire State Building is for you...." See More

    • Anna G.

      Anna G. said, "...hop on hop off tour and did the downtown loop, uptown loop and Brooklyn. I visited Empire State Building Observation Deck, Statue of Liberty (and Ellis Island). The visit at the statue was worthwhile. Also visited the museum and reached up to the..." See More

    • Bonnie U.

      Bonnie U. said, "...Building at night-the lines are much shorter. You can take the Staten Island Ferry and get an amazing view of the Statue of Liberty. If you head to the Pier 2 Roller Rink at Brooklyn Bridge Park you can get amazing views..." See More

    • John K.

      John K. said, "...Yes they are tourist traps but that's ok. What's funny is I've never been to the Statue of Liberty (I've seen it enough times)...." See More

  • 5 mentions in What should I absolutely, positively not see or do in NYC?

    • Kristin R.

      Kristin R. said, "...around and there are tons of cool cafes and bakeries to drop into. You can also skip the boat to the Statue of Liberty and don't go to Grimaldi's for pizza. Overrated and you'll waste your time in line. You can find some..." See More

    • John J.

      John J. said, "...things about NYC is that you 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..." See More

    • Marissa L.

      Marissa L. said, "...Do not waste your time standing in line and actually going to see the Statue of Liberty. If you are here in June, instead take a boat trip around it. For 2 hours you get to sail for $40 and it comes..." See More

    • Thom L.

      Thom L. said, "...Most appropriate answers have been provided. Skip Empire State Building; Statue of Liberty is great but takes too much time; Empire State Building too expensive for the view. I would like to provide a contrarian view on Times Square as a NYC outsider......" See More

    • John K.

      John K. said, "...Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty..." See More

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

    • Drew J.

      Drew J. said, "...recommend visiting Ground Zero it is an incredible memorial that truly memorializes the tragedy of 9/11. Visiting Central Park and the Statue of Liberty are also great options, but the Statue of Liberty is currently open this week (Oct. 13 -18) as it..." See More

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...could go north to Harlem, NY or south to Midtown.The second day, I'd start with a 9:00 AM visit to the Statue of Liberty, then do Ground Zero . Afterwards, I'd walk north, through Chinatown, Little Italy and Soho. If the first..." See More

    • Johanna (TravelEater) R.

      Johanna (TravelEater) R. said, "...I'd stop in Times Square for a 5 minute "yikes, 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

    • beata d.

      beata d. said, "...After seeing Ground Zero take a walk along Hudson River down to the ferry that will take you to Statue of Liberty. When you come back keep Statue of Liberty trip head up to South Street Seaport where you can grab some..." See More

  • 3 mentions in First trip to NYC, any advice?

    • Anna G.

      Anna G. said, "...and did the downtown and uptown tour and walked around Chinatown and got up to Empire State Bldg Day 2: Visited Statue of Liberty, Ground Zero (now One World Trade Center and Memorial pools for the twin towers) as well as Wall..." See More

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, "...- this is free. You can take it day or night and the view, particularly on the way back past the Statue of Liberty and back towards Manhattan/Brooklyn is incredible. Also, take the subway to Brooklyn and walk back towards Manhattan on the..." See More

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...Brooklyn Bridge , DUMBO, Flatiron Bldg,Chelsea Market Baskets, High Line Park, Madison Square Park, Greenwich Village, Chinatown New York, Little Italy, Statue of Liberty, Washington Square Park, Financial District, etc. Last but not least, dedicate a day to walk 5th Ave, Times..." See More

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

    • noah r.

      noah r. said, "...can head north or south to more 'touristy' destinations. I lived in NY for many years, and never went to the Statue of Liberty, and Times Square can be a pain... (not that you shouldn't go to either). But the pleasure of..." See More

    • Elisabeth M.

      Elisabeth M. said, "...grab some of those famous burgers at Shake Shack at Madison Square Park, or visit Eataly - the Italian market/restaurant. The Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building are great but just a huge investment of time right after you land. Perhaps save..." See More

    • Albert C.

      Albert C. said, "...after such a long flight from Australia I would suggest Times Square first or One World Trade Center first. Save the Statue of Liberty visit for several days into your visit...." See More

  • 3 mentions in Free things to do in New York City?

    • Steven L.

      Steven L. said, "...Take the ferry to Staten Island. It goes right by the Statue of Liberty and it affords amazing views of Manhattan. Go to the The Metropolitan Museum of Art - it's an optional donation (technically free!) Walk around Central Park - definitely check..." See More

    • Constanze N.

      Constanze N. said, "...of charge. Walk along the Hudson River - the piers are amazing, there is often music and the views of the Statue of Liberty are free - take a picnic, there is chairs and tables everywhere. Also the 9/11 memorial is free (only..." See More

    • Kelly R.

      Kelly R. said, "...was interesting finding out the history of how Manhattan was named. Could be another thing to do with kids before the Statue of Liberty visit. Another place is Washington Square Park which is a nice spot to picnic. Very picturesque with street performers,..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What tourist traps around the world are worth the visit?

    • Andrew Z.

      Andrew Z. said, "...locations that are worth the visit”. For me, it is New York City. Skip the Empire State Building (boring) and the Statue of Liberty (boring) and hop on one of the Circle Line Cruises and ride around Manhattan! This is such a fantastic..." See More

    • Megan B.

      Megan B. said, "... Statue of Liberty. The crowds really aren't that awful if you get there first thing in the morning.I bought a ticket to climb to the crown and that was what made it worthwhile to me...." See More

    • Kim L.

      Kim L. said, "...I would have to say the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in NY. Its emotionally overwhelming at first but to take in the history and significance of it all is just amazing...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Things to do in NYC

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...District and what's left of Little Italy .ake a ride on the Staten Island Ferry, or the ferry out to the Statue of Liberty A trip to the American Museum of Natural History can be quite enjoyable. This is especially true if the..." See More

    • Tracy K.

      Tracy K. said, "...visit. While in lower NYC you can go to Battery Park and take the ferry to Liberty Island to see the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island where all the immigrants came through. You can walk down Wall Street Plazaand see the famous..." See More

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

    • Andy H.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Andy H. said, "...including the Brooklyn bridge, the Manhattan Bridge, and the Williamsburg Bridge. On the way back it will also pass by the Statue of Liberty. The night time cruises are the best since it will be dark and the lights will be pretty...." See More

    • Lauren K.

      Lauren K. said, "...around in. The Chrysler Building is a beautiful building in the art deco style. More obvious things to do include the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building...." See More

  • 2 mentions in What are the best free things NYC has to offer?

    • terry O.

      terry O. said, "...then take Staten Island Ferry (not free but really cheap) for views of the Manhattan skyline and a sail past the Statue of Liberty. Return to Manhattan and walk up to Chinatown New York for lunch or dinner. And there's the High..." See More

    • Bonnie U.

      Bonnie U. said, "...out and see amazing views of Manhattan. You can take the Staten Island Ferry and get a fantastic view of the Statue of Liberty...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must see in NYC for one day?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Building Observation Deck Times Square (if you don't mind the crowd) Staten Island Ferry to get a close glimpse of the Statue of Liberty If not: Museum of Modern Art or The Metropolitan Museum of Art or Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Ground ZeroThe..." See More

    • Kathy K.

      Kathy K. said, "...- Walk on the Brooklyn Bridge 3. Go for a Ride on the Staten Island Ferry (you can practically kiss the Statue of Liberty without spending a day and a fortune to get there) 4. While downtown, go see the new Freedom Tower..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to see in NYC with my parents and kids?

    • Laurie P.

      Laurie P. said, "...The Irish Hunger Memorial is a little-known NYC gem. It overlooks the Hudson and offers a glimpse of the Statue of Liberty from a grassy hillside sandwiched between skyscrapers in lower Manhattan. The High Line Park in Chelsea is also wonderful for all..." See More

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...small feat!). The Staten Island Ferry is a fun, short boat ride for everyone. So is the Ferry out to the Statue of Liberty. I remember the biggest thrill of my first visit to New York was riding on the Subway. Funny..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Staten Island & staying in the Bronx

    • Monika W.

      Monika W. said, "...unless I was going to have a long stay, I think it's best to take the ferry there and see the Statue of Liberty and go back right away. As to staying, I'd recommend Brooklyn, just make sure your hotel is near a..." See More

    • Ruben G.

      Ruben G. said, "...was in NY last month and I could recommend you to take the ferry to Staten Island just to watch the Statue of Liberty not too far away, and the south landscape of Manhattan from the boat, that is amazing :) And one..." See More

  • 1 mention in Top things to do that are free and not free in NYC?

    • Sarah L.

      Sarah L. said, "...course enjoy a night in Times Square and go to a musical, take the boat to Staten Island and admire The Statue of Liberty while cruising, have a burger, have a typical breakfast, etc. If you want something more unsual and meet locals,..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to see and do + restaurant ideas in NYC

    • Thom L.

      Thom L. said, "...tourist traps around Time Square. It's New York--live a little. Because you are there so long, I would recommend taking in Statue of Liberty and Ground Zero. My young family and I get most of our kicks walking around the city for free..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best things to see in NYC in 3 days?

    • Regan W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Regan W. said, "...Citibike to get around. Way faster than any other transport and you'll sight see as you ride.Skip the Empire State Bldg, Statue of Liberty, World Trade Center-- all too crowded and overrated. You don't need a city pass. So many Broadway shows...." See More

  • 1 mention in In New York for 3 days, 1st time ever, and want to make the most of it!

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...1) Statue of Liberty on the Staten Island Ferry 2) Ground Zero 3) Wall St 4) Empire State Building Observation Deck or the Top of the Rock for the view of the city - get the express tickets 5) The Metropolitan Museum of..." See More

  • 1 mention in Want to explore New York need good, non touristy ideas

    • Melanie W.

      Melanie W. said, "...South Street Seaport and hop on the IKEA Water Taxi. It's something like $5, and you'll pass Governors Island and the Statue of Liberty on your way to Red Hook . The park beside IKEA makes a great place to start an exploration..." See More

  • 1 mention in Which sightseeing pass is the best in NYC?

    • Jared H.

      Jared H. said, "...American Museum of Natural History. But with kids I think a full day between the Met and NH would be enough. The Statue of Liberty can be done with a visit to WTC and can be booked separately. Top of the Rock offers better..." See More

  • 1 mention in Road Trip from Florida to New Hampshire

    • Parrish B.

      Parrish B. said, "...The Statue of Liberty, and Liberty Island just 5 minutes off of interstate 95..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cool things to do in NYC over a long weekend?

    • Sarah L.

      Sarah L. said, "...of NYC, walk in Central Park, enjoy a night in Times Square, take the boat to Staten Island and admire The Statue of Liberty while cruising, have a burger, have a typical breakfast, etc. If you want something more unsual, there are many..." See More

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

    • Allison H.

      Allison H. said, "...We were just there with our children last Thanksgiving week .... It may seem VERY touristy, but 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..." See More

  • 1 mention in Hotels/motels on a budget during two weeks East Coast road trip

    • malinda w.

      malinda w. said, "...new jersey- Statue of Liberty Liberty State Park Liberty Science Center Adventure Aquarium Washington D.C.- anything on Pennsylvania Ave NW The White House Lincoln Memorial Howard University New York World Trade Center Rockefeller Center Madame Tussaud's Washington DC Radio City Music Hall Times..." See More

  • 1 mention in Itinerary

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...to from where you’ll be anyway. It’s more expensive, but you’ll get to see so much more ( Ellis Island , Statue of Liberty, etc.) and their nighttime tour is really stunning. Also, Macy's may be iconic, but really isn’t that great...." See More

  • 1 mention in Budget?

    • Vikram A.

      Vikram A. said, "...Central Park and just walk around many Avenues and streets. You might end up spending money in Empire State Building , Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Center Promenade , some museums, etc. Otherwise places like Times Square are always something free-to-do. Don't miss..." See More

  • 1 mention in The places to see in NYC during one week trip?

    • Theresa C.

      Theresa C. said, "...TKTS booths, but it's TOTALLY worth it. There are your usual tourist-y things to do...Central Park, High Line Park, Times Square, Statue of Liberty, SoHo neighborhood, Chinatown New York, Grand Central Terminaland the Brooklyn Bridge. If it's your first time visiting, you..." See More

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

    • Tania C.

      Tania C. said, "...Island Ferry for a day of snapshots of the city. The ride is free and takes you right next to the Statue of Liberty. But our favorite thing during this time of the year, is catching the many free concerts part of..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do in NYC with my 12 year grand daughter?

    • Hugh M.

      Hugh M. said, "...Take her on the Staten Island Ferry you will get to see the Statue of Liberty and take pictures it's better than going to the Statue of Liberty which will take you a few hours you can also go to stone street the..." See More

  • 1 mention in NY attractions

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...free, and offers a splendid view of New York’s waterfront. If you find ferries enjoyable, take the ferry out to the Statue of Liberty. It’s a national icon, and with good reason. Eventually, everyone that goes to New York visits Times Square...." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do in New York City in January?

    • tiffany p.

      tiffany p. said, "...or two in Brooklyn for sure. The Staten Island Ferry is free and you can get a good view of the Statue of Liberty and have a nice boat ride. Definitely get lost just walking around the Lower East Side, East Village and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best running route in NYC?

    • Hoyt M.

      Hoyt M. said, "...has been renovated and is beautiful, albeit touristy) and then run up the Hudson River. Wide running paths, views of the Statue of Liberty, boats, etc. make this the best run in the city. Run as far as you like knowing it..." See More

  • 1 mention in New year's eve at Manhattan?

    • Christopher E.

      Christopher E. said, "...Day 1--Chinatown in Manhattan and in Chinatown in Flushing. Day 2--Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty Day 3--Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, St. Patricks Cathedral Day 4--American Museum of Natural History Day 5--Museum of Modern Art Day 6--Times Square and Times Square (buy tickets..." See More

  • 1 mention in ferry to and from liberty park to new york

    • Cathie R.

      Cathie R. said, "...When you get to the station the staff can definitely help you. We took the ferry to the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and then to the City. Check to make sure you don't need reservations for the Statue of Liberty. Due..." See More

  • 1 mention in One month to Travel the US- need itinerary help!

    • Ange M.

      Ange M. said, "...Island; It passes by the Statue of Liberty. There are also great restaurants in Staten Island that you can try! 6. Statue of Liberty- there are tickets for this. See their website to get info and I suggest to get tickets as..." See More

  • 1 mention in LA, San Fran, Chicago and NYC with a toddler

    • Janelle K.

      Janelle K. said, "...make great picnic spots and many have playgrounds and rides for toddlers. An ankle-biter would love the Bronx Zoo and the Statue of Liberty in NYC, but alas, FAO Schwarz (the famous ginormous toy store) closed its doors about a year ago :-(..." See More

  • 1 mention in One day sight seeing in NYC- what is the best way of transportation?

    • Laurie S.

      Laurie S. said, "...Ferry from port imperial to midtown. Cab it down to 9/11 memorial once in NYC side and you can also see Statue of Liberty walking down in that area..." See More

  • 1 mention in Visiting NY for the time in April...what important tips can you give me?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...- Get tickets in advance Dylan's Candy Bar - Best candy store in NYC Staten Island Ferry - To see the Statue of Liberty and the amazing skyline of NYC downtown. The ferry ride is free Top of the Rock or the Empire..." See More

  • 1 mention in New York with a 10 & 14 year old boys

    • Diane g.

      Diane g. said, "...on a battleship ) Broadway if u can afford it Aladdin , school of Rock ( usually at 1/2 price booth) Statue of Liberty, monster speed boat ride around Manhattan Madame Tussauds New York That should keep them busy..." See More

  • 1 mention in Good things to do & hidden gems in NYC, DC, Boston & Philadelphia?

    • marisa m.

      marisa m. said, "...also ride on camels, that was fun. Take the South Ferry in Manhattan (it is free). It passes right by the Statue of Liberty on its way to Staten Island. If you don't want to payto go to Liberty Island to see it,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Good places to visit in Manhattan

    • Spencer H.

      Spencer H. said, "...attend and make another visit to Top of the Rock later in the day. Check out www.topoftherocknyc.com for more details! The Statue of Liberty/ Ellis Island ferry runs to the islands every fifteen minutes from 8:30am until 4:30pm, and the tickets can..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best local guide in NYC?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...me suggest what places to visit in LM: Financial District, Little Italy, Chinatown New York, Brooklyn Bridge, DUMBO, High Line Park, Statue of Liberty, Meatpacking District, Greenwich Village, Columbus Circle, etc. In Midtown area you can start walking Central Park West, Central..." See More

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

    • Bente J.

      Bente J. said, "...High Line Park would be a recommendation. And of 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 What are top 3 NYC experiences for kids?

    • Reid N.

      Reid N. said, "...We were just there in June with my twin 9yr old daughters. They loved the Statue of Liberty and if you have time, the Bronx Zoo. We skipped the Broadway show since living in Los Angeles we would probably get all the major..." 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