A gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. After Hurricane Sandy, Liberty Island reopened to the public on July 4, 2013. Options include crown, monument, and grounds-only tickets. Ferry tickets available through Statue Cruises at www.statuecruises.com.
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New York City Activities
Tour the Statue of Liberty & The High Line with ExperienceFirst NYC
Walk the greatest city in the world with ExperienceFirst New York! Experience First, or EXP1, provides engaging, comprehensive walking tours throughout NYC. Rated the #1 Cultural Experience Globally on TripAdvisor in 2018, this touring service has satellites in Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Paris. Whether you’re looking for a head-first plunge into the city’s beloved attractions or an in-depth look into one of New York’s iconic neighborhoods, EXP1 has the walking tour you’ve been waiting for.
Waterfront Views and Fresh Seafood at The Oyster House at Pier A
One of the best views in Manhattan, Pier A looks out onto New York Harbor, filled with boats, ferries, and Lady Liberty herself. Come gaze at this incredible view, and relish a plate of fresh seafood while you’re at it. The Oyster House at Pier A is a casual seafood bar and eatery, perfect for a stop-off after your tour of the Statue of Liberty or a day at the World Trade Center.
Holidays at Empire Outlets: Black Friday Deals, Walking Tours & Photos with Santa
Opened in May 2019, retail destination Empire Outlets will celebrate its first holiday season this winter! The shopping center and dining destination boasts tenants like Nordstrom Rack, Banana Republic Factory Store, Brooks Brothers Factory, Columbia Factory Store, Levi’s Outlet, and many more—perfect for everyone on your shopping list. This season, come see the light displays, shop Black Friday deals, and take the new walking/shopping tour available at Staten Island’s Empire Outlets, located a short ferry ride from Downtown Manhattan.
The Only Guide You Will Need for Visiting New York City on a Budget
If you are trying to visit New York City, there are ways to save money. Click here for a guide on visiting New York City on a budget.
You'll Love These 8 Fun NYC Attractions for Groups
Whether you’re planning a corporate outing in the city or coming in from out of town, New York makes the perfect destination for any crowd. Here are several ideas across the sightseeing spectrum for your group, whether you’re looking for a dose of local history or a shopping trip a short ride from Manhattan.
Cruising New York with Hornblower: The Broadway on the Water Cabaret Cruise & More!
Hornblower Cruises and Events presents the ultimate night out in the best city in the world: the Broadway on the Water Cabaret Cruise.
Beyond Broadway: 9 Theatre-Inspired Experiences in NYC
You may see everything from Hamilton to Hadestown, but New York’s theatre culture extends far beyond the stages of Broadway’s 41 theatres. The following experiences are for anyone looking for theatrical flourishes in their walking tours, exhibits, karaoke, and dining. Broaden your Broadway experience with these 9 fun-filled activities in the theatre capital of the world!
This Is Where to Have an Amazing Chocolate Experience in NYC
New York is a great city for chocolate fans, with a wide variety of options.
The Ultimate Day in NYC on New York Water Taxi
New York Water Taxi opens up the whole city for a day of fun! We’ve put together a day that will make the most of your New York Water Taxi All-Access Pass and give you some of the best sightseeing the city has to offer. Hop on and hop off at the Taxi’s four locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and while you’re on board you’ll hear the history and wonder of the city’s most famous landmarks as a guide narrates the journey. Here’s a day starting at the New York Taxi dock in Midtown Manhattan, taking you all over the city until dinner in The Seaport District.
Empire Outlets, NYC's Only Outlet Mall, Opens on Staten Island
An exciting new shopping destination has recently opened in New York City. Empire Outlets, a retail center in Staten Island, is the only outlet mall within the five boroughs of New York City and the first of its kind in one of the shopping capitals of the world.