Are you planning a trip to New York City? Don't miss out on the iconic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour! This must-see activity takes place at Liberty Island in the New York Harbor and provides a unique opportunity to explore one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world.
After boarding the ferry, you will be transported to Liberty Island where you can admire the Statue's stunning design up close. Standing at 305 feet tall, this massive sculpture was designed by French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and gifted to the United States by France in 1886. You will also have access to the Statue's pedestal, which sits 154 feet above sea level and offers breathtaking views of the harbor and surrounding areas.
Once you have finished exploring Liberty Island, the ferry will take you to Ellis Island. This small island served as the gateway for millions of immigrants coming to America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. You will have the chance to explore Ellis Island's historic museum, which features exhibits and displays detailing the immigrant experience and the island's role in American history.
The tour lasts approximately 3 hours and includes round-trip ferry transportation and access to both Liberty and Ellis Islands. You will have the option to purchase an audio guide, which provides a deeper understanding of each attraction's history and significance.
Visitors should be prepared for plenty of walking and should dress appropriately for the weather. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour is perfect for history buffs, families, or anyone looking to experience one of America's most iconic landmarks.
Don't miss your chance to see Lady Liberty up close and personal! Book your Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour today and experience an unforgettable part of American history.