Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty, the universal symbols of Freedom and Democracy,
designed by Sculptor Frederick Auguste Bertholdi, stands on a small
island in the middle of the New York City harbor. The 151-feet (46-meters)
tall monument was a gift of international friendship from the people
of France in commemoration of the USA centennial anniversary in
1876. It stands atop a granite pedestal above the walls of a star
shaped abutment. It was not completed and dedicated until October
You can ride the special Statue of Liberty Ferries from Battery
Park at the downtown tip of Manhattan or from Liberty State Park
in New Jersey to view it at close range. The statue is open for
visitors every day between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM except December 25.
There are no entry fees to the Statue of Liberty; however, you must
purchase the ferry tickets.
The ride takes you across New York harbor past the Statue of Liberty
with a great view of the Manhattan skyline. It is a great way to
see the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline without spending
a lot of time and without spending any money.
The largest of all and one of the first suspension bridges in the
world, Brooklyn Bridge, provides excellent views of many tall attractions
of the city, including the Empire State Building and the Chrysler
It is the most famous and best-loved bridge in New York City, which
was completed in May 1883.
The Yankees is the best place to watch a baseball game. Find yourself
comfortable box seats near the field, to get a view of the best
nine innings, or even if you don’t manage to get one, hang
on to the upper deck for a memorable game view.
During some summer evenings, the stadium offers national poetic
pastime experiences, with the sun making the nearby buildings glow
orange. Don’t miss out on a quintessentially New York experience.
Astroland Amusement Park
Put up in 1927, the notorious wooden roller coaster has 2,640 feet
of track and an 80-foot 60-degree drop to get you started screaming
out your lungs as you wind through 16 changes of direction and 18
track crossovers. At one minute and 50 seconds, a ride on the Cyclone
takes markedly less time.
The park also sports over a dozen rides and games, a ferries wheel,
a carousel, three arcades, two restaurants, the Surf Avenue flea
market, a skating rink and a fishing pier.
Ellis Island Immigration Museum
The unique American Family Immigration History Center offers an
opportunity to trace ancestors using actual ship records. The three
floors exhibit remarkable look at America's immigrant past.
Between 1892 and 1954, more than 12 million immigrants queued up
on Ellis Island for the chance to set foot on U.S. soil. Their passage
through New York harbor is now memorialized in this beautifully
“Peak Immigration Years" displays photos, posters, advertisements,
and naturalization papers to show how 20th-century "greenhorns"
became assimilated into American culture. For the nostalgically
inclined, the "Treasures from Home" reveals clothing,
linen, silverware, and other mementos imported by immigrants from
around the world.