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"Views of New York" Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Tip by iam1wthee

Robert F. Wagner Park- take R,W trains to Whitehall Street -free rooftop restaurant $15-$21
Rector Esplanade -take the 1 to Rector street then walk east -free
Staten Island Ferry -take 1 train to the last stop; cruise to Staten Island -its free
Astoria Park in Queens -take N train to Astoria Blvd -its free
Brooklyn promenade -take 2/3 train to Clark Street exit Henry St walk down hill -its free
Brooklyn Bridge - take trains 4,5, 6 to Brooklyn Bridge -its free
Brooklyn Bridge Park - take water taxi to fulton ferry landing -its free
Empire Fulton Ferry Park -take F train to York St -its free
South Street Seaport -take 2,3 to Fulton -its free
Roosevelt Island tram -N,R,4,5,6 train to 59th street -$2 +.25 cents for minibus
docks of Jersey City -take NJ Path train to Newport Pavonia Mall station -$1.75
NY waterway taxis -go around NY boroughs and NJ and give tours -$20-$25
NYC Ducks tour -from greyline -$19
Rockefeller Center -Top of the Rock -take B,D,Q,F to 47th St 50th $20
Empire State building -take B,D,F,N,R,Q train to 34th st $18.46
Terrace in the Sky- restaurant -price varies
Circle Line -take 2,3 train to Fulton St; cruise around manhattan -$16-$31
Liberty Lines -take 1,9 train to last stop; it takes you to liberty state park -$27

Remember the NYC subway train is $2

I have never been to a rooftop bar but we do have them and they offer nice views.
http://nymag.com/nightlife/articles/04/rooftops/
http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/05/21/travel/21weekend.html
http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc=%22rooftop+bar%22&ns=1&rpp=10&find_loc=New+York+NY

never stayed in a New York hotel since I live here; but you do have hotels with views
Essex House, Plaza Hotel, Millenium Hilton, Ritz Carlton Battery Park, NY Helmsley hotel
http://newyork.citysearch.com/bestof/winners/hotel_view

Address: New Jersey, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten I
Directions: Take South Ferry at Battery Park
Phone: +1 212-363-3200
Website: http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm

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  • Updated Jan 16, 2009
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