Staten Island

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You can get to the City’s “greenest borough” (the island has more than 170 parks and 12,300 acres of protected parkland) with a 25-minute ride on the free Staten Island Ferry. Along the way, passengers enjoy prime views of the Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan’s skyline. When the ferry docks in the St. George neighborhood, you’ll be treated to an area with hidden architectural gems like the St. George Theatre. The historic venue hosts music, comedy and drama performances year-round. Also nearby is the Staten Island Museum, which showcases art related to the borough as well as a large natural science exhibit. A bit inland is Historic Richmond Town, a colonial-era village that features costumed characters living and working amid period buildings, many of which are original sites.

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a day in staten island

Manhattan's southern neighbor offers gardens, museums, authentic eats and stellar attractions.


the greenbelt: staten island's hidden jewel

NYC's largest forest preserve features wetlands, parks, meadows and hiking trails.


staten island beaches

Take a free ferry ride to enjoy sand, surf, food and history along the Staten Island shore.


staten island dining

The island getaway's culinary offerings include pizza, Cajun-Creole dishes and Sri Lankan cuisine.

Must-See St. George

st. george

Discover great art, architecture and other hidden gems just beyond the ferry terminal on Staten Island.

Must-See Tompkinsville


Home to a thriving Sri Lankan community, this area holds culinary delights and a wide variety of arts and cultural events.

For more information on Staten Island history and attractions, download the "Ferry Rider's Guide" from (look for the link on the bottom-right side of the page) and see

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  1. 1
    Alice Austen House Museum
    2 Hylan Blvd.
    Staten Island
    NY 10305
  2. 2
    Enoteca Maria
    27 Hyatt St
    Staten Island – St. George
    NY 10301
  3. 3
    Fort Wadsworth
    210 New York Ave.
    Staten Island
    NY 10305
  1. 4
    Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
    1000 Richmond Terr.
    Staten Island – Randall Manor
    NY 10301
  2. 5
    Staten Island Zoo
    614 Broadway
    Staten Island
    NY 10310

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