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A stirring symbol of freedom, the Statue of Liberty has been a beacon in New York Harbor since 1886. With her torch ablaze more than 300 feet (91.5 meters) above the ground, "Liberty Enlightening the World" (the statue’s official name) is only accessible via commercial ferries, which offer amazing vantage points for the perfect vacation snapshot. Once on Liberty Island, free National Park Service tours fill in the details about sculptor-designer Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi’s copper-sheeted…

Statue of Liberty - New York City Visit Ellis Island, and go to the top of the Statue of Liberty

Ellis Island. The statue of liberty was cool...but Ellis Island was moving....

Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island, New York City

Big Cedar Lodge ~ our favorite spot in the Missouri Ozarks

Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty, NYC. An American travesty that her people are blocked by their own government from experiencing her fully.

Visit Ellis Island, and go to the top of the Statue of Liberty - June can not come soon enough!

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Staten Island Ferry - Whitehall Terminal

Staten Island Ferry. Free fun in the city.

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Top 20 Free Things to Do in NYC

RIDE THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY 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. With five boats on rotating schedules (four on weekends), you can catch the ferry regularly throughout the day.