Statue Cruises offers trips to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island (www.statuecruises.com). The Staten Island Ferry carries some 22 million people a year to Staten Island’s St. George, where you can explore museums, restaurants or catch a ball game (www.siferry.com). New York Water Taxi will take you to Brooklyn (DUMBO and Red Hook); with the IKEA Express Shuttle, you can shop till you drop (www.nywt.com). And NY Waterway’s East River Ferry has trips to Brooklyn, Long Island City, Governors Island and other destinations (www.nywaterway.com).
Cool Ferry Rides Off Manhattan Island
See the city by boat!