The 1-day Fun Pass is a good option for $8.25 since the single trip costs $2.25 and it can be used on trains and local buses until 3 AM the following day. 5. The city of New York is surrounded by water, and some of the best panoramic views of the city are seen traveling through its rivers. The ferry journey from Manhattan to Staten Island is free and allows you to enjoy spectacular views of the buildings in the financial district, the statue of liberty and New York Harbor. It is common to see tourists who tackled in lower Manhattan and made the trip in both directions. Coast Guard safety reasons it is necessary to tackle the ship for the return voyage and disembark at the Staten Island Dock.
The average time of the trip in each direction is 25 minutes. 6. An activity allowing contact with celebrities in the United States without having to follow the paparazzi is to request tickets for the filming of several television programmes produced in the city of New York. Although tickets are free, get them requires planning in advance, since many programs require registration through their web pages and the number of tickets is limited. You can find a complete list of programs in the Office of tourism website of New York.
7 New York Explorer Pass and New York Pass cards offer discounts at attractions such as the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, the Observatory of the Empire State Building, and the trip to the statue of liberty among others. Both allow you to select the number of attractions, and they have cost options. Once you buy the card, it is used instead of tickets for access to the site, and in some of the attractions, allows quick entry without waiting in line.