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Staten Island Ferry
#1 of 162 Transportation in New York City
The Staten Island Ferry is a free transportation ferry that takes you to Staten Island and on your way there you get to view Lady Libery, the Verano Bridge, and the NYC skyline.
The best time to ride the Staten Island Ferry on weekdays would be from 11-3PM otherwise you get the hustle and bustle and crowdedness of New York rush hour via public transportation.
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New York Water Taxi
#11 of 162 Transportation in New York City
Although the taxis are predominantly for transportation, and there are plenty of sight-seeing boats around if you want a less crowded experience, the views of the Statue of Liberty, the Hudson River piers and the...
I loved combing this off the beaten track mode of transportation with sightseeing.
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NYC Ferry
#13 of 162 Transportation in New York City
Traveling from Bay Ridge to DUMBO (Downtown Brooklyn), we used the NYC Ferry and found it to be an amazing mode of transportation.
You can also purchase tickets on board so you don't have to figure out any new ticket system for transportation at the freestanding kiosk.
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PATH
#15 of 162 Transportation in New York City
The Oculus structure (designed by Calatrava) will certainly become the centerpiece of the recently opened WTC transportation hub.
World Trade Center Transportation Hub "Oculus" by Santiago Calatrava
King and Queen Limousine
#22 of 162 Transportation in New York City
Our Book club ladies flew into NYC from Atlanta (six of us) and used this service for transportation to and from our hotel at Times Square.
Great Service for Transportation while in the New York Area
New York Excellence Limousine
#107 of 162 Transportation in New York City