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New York’s Most Famous Ferry

New York City’s Staten Island Ferry is one of the only remaining remnants of an entire ferry system that transported New Yorkers back and forth from borough to borough. Today the nine-vessel fleet provides service…

Manhattan from Governor's Island

New York’s First Island

Officially recognized as the birthplace of the state of New York, Governor’s Island has arguably more history than any other street, neighborhood or borough in the city. Today it is home to an ever-evolving park…

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How Fort Amsterdam turned into Battery Park

Located at the southernmost point of Manhattan, Battery Park, otherwise known as “The Battery” has followed New York’s history from its very beginnings. The earliest residents of Manhattan, the Native Americans, used the land for…

New York City’s Oldest Castle

If you asked any local New Yorker, 90% of them would probably have no idea where or even what Castle Clinton is. Standing at the foot of Battery Park, this monument’s history is as long and…

One Day NYC Tour Itinerary

The One Day Tour is a 6 hour tour throughout NYC, including many of the major sites of the city. You will travel by foot, subway & ferry boat and learn all about the city’s…