Staten Island

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Getting to Staten Island is an attraction in itself. Begin your trip by boarding the free Staten Island Ferry, which you can catch at the Whitehall Terminal in Lower Manhattan. Along the way, be treated to harbor vistas and a close-up view of the Statue of Liberty. When you get to the island, explore St. George, an artsy neighborhood full of Victorian architecture. It’s here that you can learn all about the borough through various exhibitions at the Staten Island Museum or take in a Yankees minor league game at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark. Further inland, discover the Noble Maritime Collection, housing John A. Noble’s houseboat studio, where he chronicled mid-20th-century working ships and the City’s harbor. And on the same grounds, explore Snug Harbor Cultural Center, composed of historic buildings, botanical gardens and wetlands.

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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
    Staten Island Ferry
    St. George Terminal, 1 Bay St.
    Multiple Locations
    NY 10301
  2. 2
    St. George Theatre
    35 Hyatt St.
    Staten Island – St. George
    NY 10301
  3. 3
    Staten Island Museum
    75 Stuyvesant Pl.
    Staten Island – St. George
    NY 10301
  1. 4
    Richmond County Bank Ballpark
    75 Richmond Terrace
    Staten Island – St. George
    NY 10301
  2. 5
    Noble Maritime Collection
    Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building D
    Staten Island – Randall Manor
    NY 10301
  3. 6
    Greenbelt Recreation Center
    501 Brielle Ave.
    Staten Island
    NY 10314
  1. 7
    Historic Richmond Town
    441 Clarke Ave.
    Staten Island – Richmond Town
    NY 10306
  2. 8
    Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
    1000 Richmond Terrace
    Staten Island – Randall Manor
    NY 10301
  3. 9
    Staten Island Children's Museum
    1000 Richmond Terr.
    Staten Island – Richmond Town
    NY 10301

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