21 Instagram-Worthy Views Just Outside New York City #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/best-daytrips-near-nyc#slide6 Snug Harbor Hop on the ferry and head to the northern coast of Staten Island. There, you'll find the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, a hidden escape for art aficionados; it's home to Art Lab, the Staten Island Arts, the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, the Noble Maritime Collection, and its own artist-residency program (SHARP). Comprised of 28 ...
Staten Island Ferry ~ Everyone wants to see the Statue of Liberty. Ferry tours there start at $12. But the Staten Island Ferry for commuters, cutting across the New York Harbor, is absolutely free and has long held the distinction as the single greatest free attraction on the Eastern Seaboard. Around since 1905, the ferry carries 19 million across the harbor each year. Technically for transport in between Staten Island and Manhattan, most visitors simply hop back on to get back to New York.
A Free Ride To See The Statue of Liberty on the Staten Island Ferry
BROOKLYN, NY - APRIL 27: A general view of the Staten Island Ferry as photographed on April 27, 2012 from the Red Hook section of Broooklyn, New York. - Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Statue of Liberty, New York, New York, NJ United States. This is how my heart always remembers New York and no one can ever take that away from me. I have a picture with Jayne and Kevin standing on Liberty Island with the twin towers in the background taken the day Geoff ran the New York Marathon the last time.