Visitors shouldn’t miss the opportunity to explore Staten Island, renowned for its museums, historic landmarks, beaches and parkland—including the City’s largest forest preserve in the Staten Island Greenbelt. Reach NYC’s southernmost borough on a free ride aboard the Staten Island Ferry, an attraction in its own right. Take in a baseball game at Richmond County Bank Ballpark; experience a slice of colonial life at Historic Richmond Town; and visit Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, with exhibits that pay tribute to local maritime heritage.
Experience Staten Island’s seashore attractions with our warm-weather itinerary.
Come sail away on the popular free commuter boat (which also makes for a good sightseeing cruise).
From delectable Sri Lankan dishes to time-honored pizza preparations, Staten Island offers a delicious smorgasbord.
Located just two blocks away from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, this museum showcases artifacts and art that reflects the history and people of this fascinating New York City borough and a large natural science exhibit—culled from the collections of local naturalists—that includes amphibians, shells, fossils, rocks, bird eggs and more.
Staten Island, New York City Photo Gallery – Staten Island Ferry, St. George, Beach, Snug Harbor
A vibrant cultural center, the Alice Austen House keeps the daring spirit of the early American photographer Alice Austen alive by presenting changing exhibitions of her pioneering historic photographs and of contemporary photography, providing education programs for students and offering a range of cultural programs for the public.
Manhattan's southern neighbor offers gardens and museums, authentic eats and stellar attractions.
On this 3-hour private tour, explore the East Shore of Staten Island. This tour takes you to three different beaches, from South Beach to Miller Field, Cedar Grove and Great Kills Beach at Gateway National Recreation Area.
NYC’s teams are giving away garden gnomes, renaming themselves after pizza and retiring Derek Jeter’s number.
This June, celebrate NYC Pride with parades, festivals, parties and more.
A trip to Staten Island offers a uniquely different New York Experience and little known treasures for the discerning traveler. On this 3-hour private tour of North Shore Staten Island visit local attractions and take-in postcard-worthy views of the Manhattan skyline.
Staten Island invites tourists and NYC residents to explore the city's greenest borough - its cultural institutions, theatre, historic homes, woodland parks, 4 mile oceanfront boardwalk, ethnic neighborhoods, shops and restaurants. On this private tour journey south from St. George to scenic Raritan Bay and more.
Here’s where to spend your ducats on Crosby Street in Lower Manhattan.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard was once home to the world’s busiest shipyard during World War II. Visitors can travel by bus and explore the grounds on this 2-hour historical tour. With the help of an expert guide, guests get an up close look at the contemporary industrial park, with essential stops at some of the yard’s key sites, like the Naval Film Exchange, Dry Dock 1 and the famed Naval Hospital. Listen in on recordings from a handful of the 70,000 workers who toiled on repairs of battleships and aircraft carriers during World War II and gain a deeper understanding of the men and women behind the effort to win the war.
See New York City like never before on this 28-30 minute helicopter tour. Capture views of iconic Manhattan attractions including the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building, the World Financial Center, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the Brooklyn Bridge, and continue up the Hudson River to the northern point of Manhattan to see even more sights. You'll also enjoy views of Brooklyn and Staten Island. Fly south over the Verrazano Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in America, to see Coney Island.