Photo: Grace Tyson
Verdant Randall Manor is home to Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden. Its campus includes the Staten Island Museum and Staten Island Children’s Museum, which feature illuminating art, theater and science programs.
Head to Staten Island on the Staten Island Ferry. From the St. George Ferry Terminal, take the S40 or S44 bus down Richmond Terrace to Snug Harbor.
Fourteen botanical gardens and a waterfront with grand views of New York Harbor.
A drink at Liedy’s Shore Inn, in operation since 1905.
Sailors’ Snug Harbor was built as a retirement home for merchant seamen.