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New York City: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island with Ferry

1. New York City: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island with Ferry

Hop on board the ferry and enjoy a self-guided tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island from New Jersey. Visit Liberty Island, explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, and learn fascinating facts as you go. Begin your experience by departing from Liberty State Park, located in Jersey City, NJ, and easily accessible by car. Once you arrive at the meeting point, bypass the ticket line with your pre-purchased ticket. Board the ferry and see the impressive views of Lady Liberty and the NYC skyline. Take note of the ferry's return times to plan your day. Your ticket gives you access to explore two attractions: Ellis Island and Liberty Island (with the Statue of Liberty). On arrival to Ellis Island, pick up your multilingual audio guide at the Immigration Museum. Then, explore what was America’s busiest immigration station for over 62 years. Walk in the footsteps of millions of people from all around the globe who passed through here looking for a new beginning and a new life for their families in America. With access to the American Family Immigration History Center's records, you can search all ship manifests that came through Ellis Island. Use this unique experience to research your family history. Once you're ready to discover Liberty Island, drop off your audio guide and return to the ferry. Upon arrival on Liberty Island, pick up your multilingual audio guide to start exploring the history of the Statue of Liberty. Children also have the opportunity to enjoy a special narration of this self-guided tour. When you are finished, return to the ferry and make your way back to your original departure point.

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You should make sure that people can explore everything. Meaning in the winter months liberty island closes 4:30 pm, so there shouldn’t be any ferry rides available after 2:30. We couldn’t get to Ellis island and to liberty island due to the closing times and we didn’t have access to audio guides on liberty island because we arrived at 4 pm on the island. I’ve been before in summer, so it wasn’t that hard for me but for my friend who never been to either Ellis island nor liberty island it was a little bit disappointing.

Line starts moving at 9 so get there 20 mins early. Liberty is first, ferry every 30 mins or so. Eat a big breakfast and eat again when you get back to battery park, just grab coffee and a snack on the islands. Well worth the visit this one, don’t miss.

We loved it! Great ride, museums and visit. Recommend going on the first trip of the morning - very long lines later in the day.

It was amazing, really fast using Get Your Guide and I would back with my family!

Good clean boat that comes regularly to each of the islands