The City of New York has operated the Staten Island Ferry since 1905. It is one of the world’s busiest ferry routes, carrying over 20 million passengers a year; rivaled only by Star Ferry in Hong Kong.
The ferry is a terrific vantage point for panoramic photographs of lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. – Sony Cyber-shot®
Take the ferry and enjoy the views - including the Statue of Liberty!
Look at NJ and be glad you aren't going there.
Take the ferry- and then GET OFF! There's a wealth of restaurants, vintage shops, independent book stores, and museums within minutes of the terminal.
Sit downstairs to avoid the annoying tourist
Sit on the Statue of Liberty side and see the faces of people seeing her for the first time. It always makes me appreciate being a New Yorker.
Drink $2 beers.
The best free boat ride in town! See if your kids can guess how many passengers ride every weekday. Answer: 65,000 people!Powered by ParentsConnect.com
Girls happened here. Adam and Ray had a boys-bonding moment when Ray confessed to turning down a threesome and the guys boarded a Staten Island Ferry to return Adam's "break up dog, 'Dog.'"
For commuters, head to the very bottom level for a quieter ride. The view may not be great, but it's much less crowded.
Most amazing view of the Statue of Liberty. The only bad part is that you end up in Staten Island when you're done.
A must-do when in NYC. This will give you a great view of the New York skyline, the Statue of Liberty, and the NY Harbour. Runs from Battery Park to Staten Island, and is absolutely free.
Now you can get a beer while waiting for the ferry and a beer on the ferry! W00t
From Lower Manhattan to Governor's Island to the Statue of Liberty, the SI Ferry is the best way to see Lower Manhattan's water port for nothing!
Native New Yorkers love the Staten Island Ferry for its views of downtown Manhattan, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.
There’s always something to do on Staten Island! Stop by and take a ferry ride to check out one of their exhibits or events!
Take the ferry on a sunny day at dawn. You'll get to see the Statue of Liberty under the sunset and then the illuminated skyline on your way back.
Ride it back and forth on a beautiful day sipping the Budwiser tall boys that are availble at the snack bar.
Try not to cry when you realize you're going back to Staten Island
This is a great alternative for those expensive water taxis and boat tours to enjoy the beautiful skyline of New York City! Check out the great view of the State of Liberty :-))
The best kept secret in NYC! Be able to see the Statue of Liberty, the Verrazano Bridge and get a ride to watch affordable baseball in the summer all for free!
It might be the worst kept secret in NYC – but impress out-of-towners with a ride and enjoy the best views of the Statue of Liberty. The ride is free…the beer is cheap.
Cheap beers and great views
The 25-minute ride offers great views of New York Harbor, Ellis Island and Lady Liberty. Coffee and snacks available for sale on the boat.
There is a guy that barks here.
Sneak a tall-boy (Budweiser 16oz can) onto the Ferry and drink it whilst gazing at the Statue of Liberty
NYC Greenmarket: Located at 4 South Street, inside ferry terminal building, Manhattan. Open Tuesdays and Fridays, year-round. 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
take the boat at sunset (it's free!) and get a free view of the statue of liberty while you sip on a tall boy.
Go downstairs. Much quieter, no tourists and you still get a good view.
The Staten Island Ferry takes about 30 minutes each way and offers excellent views of the city, all bridges and the Statue of Liberty. Best of all: it's free!
Don't jump in the water
The Staten Island Ferry is one of the best deals in town. You can ride the ferry for free any day and get a beautiful view of the city and Lady Liberty. When you are on Staten Island, explore a little
Take the free ferry to Staten Island and back (1 hour total), especially if you have guests visiting from out-of-town.
I always go on last to avoid the "ferry shuffle". That slow zombie walk. And I usually sit towards the rear of the ferry.
Stay away from the ferry trolls...
I fucking hate Staten Island :-)
Excellent view of Lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty! 30 minutes Staten Island to Manhattan.
If they hired hotter deck hands I'd ride the boat more.
If you want to avoid the crowds, ride on the side of the boat facing the Verrazano. Anytime of day or night tourists will be crowding the other side to see the Statue of Liberty.
take the staten island ferry and enjoy the scenic view of downtown new york city, jersey city and a closer look of the statue of liberty.
Get a margarita, piña colada, daiquiri or a Miami Vice at the bar downstairs during Happy Hour for only $5!!
Take this. Get off on other side. Visit me.
Enjoy the ferry on a nice summer day. Enjoy the ferry even more when there are hordes of zombies that are stuck on land and can't reach you since, gasp, "YOU'RE ON A BOAT!"
buy a beer across the street first and enjoy.
Бесплатный паром везет всех желающих на Стейтен Айленд, по дороге видно остров Либерти и статую на нём — редкая возможность сфотографироваться на фоне :) Обратный паром тоже есть и тоже бесплатный.
Acho que é a melhor opção para fotografar a Estátua da Liberdade - e o melhor de tudo: é de graça!