manhattan-madison-avenue: nycgo: Manhattan Bridge. (Photo: Julienne Schaer/ NYC & Company) The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River in New York City, connecting Lower Manhattan at Canal Street with Downtown Brooklyn at theFlatbush Avenue Extension.
If you find yourself in Lower Manhattan, make sure to stop by the corner of Fulton and Nassau Streets. The intersection offers a direct view of the One World Trade Center, which lines up perfectly in the middle of the street.
Enjoy a 25-minute trip from Manhattan to Staten Island via this Staten Island Ferry. The ride offers views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the skyline, as it takes you from Whitehall Street in lower Manhattan to St. George on Staten Island. More than 22 million people travel on the ferry each year, with about 109 trips per day.