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Half-Day NYC Small-Group Tour
"This 6-hour tour will cover the most popular NYC attractions. Your guide will provide stories information and commentary along the way. You won’t be on a tour bus jammed in traffic with a large slow group of tourists. Instead pound the pavement and ride the subway like a New Yorker! You will be happy you did. Learn see and feel more of the Big Apple!Itinerary includes:Times Square Broadway Theatre District Rockefeller Center Saint Patrick Cathedral Fifth Ave Shops New York Public Library Chry"""Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind big apple experience. On this half-day guided tour
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Half-Day NYC Small-Group Tour
"This 6-hour tour will cover the most popular NYC attractions. Your guide will provide stories information and commentary along the way. You won’t be on a tour bus jammed in traffic with a large slow group of tourists. Instead pound the pavement and ride the subway like a New Yorker! You will be happy you did. Learn see and feel more of the Big Apple!Itinerary includes:Times Square Broadway Theatre District Rockefeller Center Saint Patrick Cathedral Fifth Ave Shops New York Public Library Chry"""Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind big apple experience. On this half-day guided tour
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Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
"Meet your guide (at the time of your choice) inside Castle Clinton on the southern tip of Manhattan and board the ferry. Enjoy priority boarding without waiting in a line and hear anecdotes about Battery Park New York Harbor and the surrounding areas . Once on the island we head to the pedestal and gain access to the exclusive Statue of Liberty Museum. Highlights include one of the original statue torches rare memorabilia and the plaque with the poem ""The New Colossus"" that was at the base of the statue from 1903 until the 1980's.  Take in the sights of the New York skyline on the observation deck. Enjoy free time to do some shopping and get a once-in-a lifetime photo o
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Staten Island and Staten Island Ferry Tips (86)

Best Cheap Date: Highly recommended

Staten Island Ferry is free and imho one of the best "cheap dates" in the city.Board on the right side or the front of the boat for departure from Manhattan so you get a good look when you pass the...
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davequ
Sep 19, 2006

A free ferry ride to Staten Island? Grab this...

Hoping on board a ferry to Staten island... is something u don't want to miss especially if the ride is absolutely FOC !!! Staten island transportation and sightseeing treasures is actually the...
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RinaNeo
Dec 14, 2004

Staten Island ferry

The free commuter ferry connects Manhattan and Staten Island. This is the way that a lot of tourists choose to take their pictures of the Statue of Liberty, while locals go to and from work or school....
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marielexoteria
Feb 05, 2010

New York's best deal

New York's best deal is the absolutely free Staten Island Ferry which runs between Staten Island and Manhattan. The Staten Island Ferry overs views of some of the New York's most famous sights,...
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chewy3326
Sep 07, 2006

Cheap way to see manhattan skyline

Take the Staten Island Ferry from Whitehall St. in Manhattan by taking N, R, or W train. Its a cheap ride under a dollar but you can see the beautiful skyline of Manhattan. Nothing much to see in...
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VZ-Pam
Sep 05, 2004

Best Free Thing #10 - Salute Lady Liberty

This ferry service carries 65,000 passengers a day, 24/7, 365 days a year, between Staten Island and lower Manhattan and it's one of the best free things to do in NY. Grab a place along the outside...
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goodfish
Mar 07, 2009

Take the Ferry - a Free Ride!!!

You will read in all the guidebooks to take the free trip onboard the Staten Island ferry and you should really try and do so, firstly it lets you get as near to the Statue of Liberty as i believe is...
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weewatty
Apr 19, 2004

Staten Island and back

This is probably the one thing that every tourist does in NYC: taking the free ferry to Staten Island to enjoy the view over the river to Downtown Manhattan and New Jersey. Ferries leave at the...
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King_Golo
Dec 17, 2007

Staten Island Ferry

Taking the Staten Island ferry is definitely a Must Do activity for new visitors to NYC. I've actually done it on two different trips and enjoyed the 2nd time as much as the 1st!The trip for foot...
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rmdw
Aug 31, 2003

Staten Island Ferry

After our expensive lunch at Carnegie Deli, we were glad to find something in NYC that didn't cost ANY money, the ride on the Staten Island Ferry is FREE and gives a really nice view of the Statue of...
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Dabs
Aug 04, 2007

Staten Island Ferry - FREE

Being that I spend so much time in the city, I am constantly looking for cheap things to do. The Staten Island Ferry is great because it is free! The ferry travels between Whitehall St. in lower...
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travelgirl78
Apr 04, 2011

Free Statue of Liberty

If you want to see the Statue of Liberty for free then take the Staten Island Ferry. It runs back and forth by the Statue of Libery to Ellis Island. The best part is it`s free! The pier is in...
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twilightmuse
Jul 11, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Staten Island and Staten Island Ferry

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American Family Immigration History Center

Just one of those neat exhibits they have with the main building. As you shift your position then you can see the many different wonderful faces. So make sure you wonder around to catch all the great...
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Old Stone House

The Battle of Brooklyn was fought in Brooklyn between August 22 and August 27, 1776. The Battle of Brooklyn (also known as Battle of Long Island) was the first engagement of the army of England and...
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Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

The Shrine to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. This shrine at Our Lady of the Rosary is dedicated to Americas first Saint. She was born in New York City on 28th August 1774. She had married, had 5 children...
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Ellis Island

This is a half-hour film, produced by Oscar-winning filmmaker Charles Guggenheim. Immigrants tell stories of pulling up roots and coming to America. The Film is shown in two separate theaters with...
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Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island

I took my best photos of the Statue of Liberty from the board of New York Water Taxi. When you visit New York City just choose sunny or partly cloudy day, check when the sunset supposed to start on...
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Museum of Jewish Heritage

The Museum was created as a living memorial to those who didn't survive the Holocaust, honoring those who died by celebrating their lives. The Museum's $21.5 million building, designed by architect...
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Getting to Staten Island and Staten Island Ferry

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