The Guy V. Molinari is named for the former borough president and congressman, who is now a private lobbyist. DOT owns and operates the Staten Island Ferry and works with other city agencies and private ferry operators to promote use of our waterways for transportation. Get off and take the Staten Island ferry passed the Statue of Liberty for free, and then sprint to catch the ferry back so you don’t have to spend any actual time on staten island. Very nice terminal- get in the front of the line and go all the way to the back right of the boat for the best statue views. The terminal features a 75-foot-high entry hall with panoramic views of the downtown Manhattan skyline and the harbor. It is free and offers great views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor. Basically you look straight up at the statue and the little museum there is nothing special.
Every corner of metropolitan has its own delight and grace, with addition to magnificent attractions, so there is nothing to run out. Annual Report. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The ferry service also brought people across the river during Northeast Blackout of 2003 when service on New Jersey Transit and Port Authority Trans-Hudson trains could not operate. Before leaving NYC, I recommend a ride on the Staten Island Ferry Information Island Ferry. Some people thought we were wasting a trip bringing the kids to NYC, but it was a great trip. NYC also has great museums but we hit natural history and Science museums in Chicago last year with the kids. Here is an article on a road trip from Danbury CT about a hour north of NYC to Manchester VT. Though the list goes on and on, here are 15 best things to do in New York if you are visiting it during this summer.
One of the most notable attractions of New York is Central Park and no entry charge is required to enter it. Not sure what else to do, maybe Top of the Rock, Central Park in the morning. Attractions such as Central Park, the National Museum, the ferry ride to Staten Island etc are not expensive but knowing that you want and need to do these things on your trip will allow for you to plan in advance. Decide what you hate the most about it, and plan how you’re going to complain about it when you get home. Hi, so we're coming to NYC next Saturday, there will be myself, my husband and our 2 sons, 17 and 15. I've done a first draft plan but wondering if we're doing too much, or too little! Have been to NYC once before. Kudos for planning a trip that appears to have flexibility. At least the cutoff project appears to be going well.
The city plays host to some of the world's most renowned museums and cultural institutions as well as a wide array of unique neighborhoods and landmarks to explore. This new situation not only affected me but it affected my family and friends as well. But with the live actors they were engaged the whole time and the whole family thoroughly enjoyed it. We remember the days of traveling with young children and all of these do not require a lot of walking long distances and offer considerable sit down time for mom. Day 2 (Monday)I thought we could go down to the 9/11 memorial, see the Oculus, Wall st, Staten Island ferry and then over to the seaport area. I've also just booked to go on a sunset cruise from Chelsea pier so we should probably do this day in reverse and start at Seaport? You could spend all day in there but we hit the high spots and made it out in around 2 hours or so.
Fast ferry options from the South Shore, East Shore and West Shore continue to be explored, though there are numerous hurdles. Go drinking in the east village/LES. With the BMT Astoria Line, you've implemented two never-built expansions: the first is a 1998 proposal to extend the line from Ditmars Boulevard to LaGuardia Airport, which was scrapped in 2003 from community opposition. It is wonderful to have this museum as a member of the Centerport Community. 2 service fee in March 2013. The 9/11 Museum has not yet opened. Service reduced in 1980 due to low ridership. After three months, the changes increased ridership by 20%, making up most of the ridership lost to the competing bus company. On weekends, three boats are used (96 trips each Saturday and 96 trips each Sunday). This would be a splendid chance for me to go and run into my sister since the gathering will run through for about three days straight. The 5-mile ride across to Staten Island will take approximately 25 minutes. Also, peak foliage varies from year to year but your dates and the fact that you will be traveling south to north you should see some good foliage at some point.