Sightseeing

Experience a panoramic view of the Hudson Harborlandmarks from the water!

Your excursion covers the magnificent historical harbor with spectacular views of the city. No trip to the tri-state area is complete without a view from the deck of one of our festive ships. While you’re enjoying all the highlights, you can dine, dance and have a great time!

Empire State Building
The Empire State Building was built in 1931 at a height of 1250. It was the tallest building in the world for over 30 years.

Brooklyn Bridge
The Brooklyn Bridge was built from 1869 to 1883. It is considered to be one of the greatest engineering triumphs of all time.

World Trade Center Site
Built between 1966 and 1976, the World Trade Center’s twin towers were once the tallest buildings in the world at 110 stories each. They were destroyed by an act of international terrorism on September 11, 2001.

Battery Park City
This office and apartment community was built on the landfill from the excavation of the World Trade Center in 1977.

South Street Seaport
Once the heart of the 19th century Port of New York City, it has been revived by the transformation of Pier 17 into shops and restaurants.

Governor's Island
Under military command from the 1700s to 1996, this island and it's historic fort, Castle William. After more than 200 years under federal control, the White House transferred ownership of the 172-acre Governors Island to New York state for the purchase price of $1.

Statue of Liberty
A gift to the people of America from the people of France, “Liberty Enlightening the World” stands 300 feet above New York Harbor. She was built by sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi.

Ellis Island
From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was the first stop for more than 16 million immigrants arriving in the United States.

Colgate Clock
This stately timepiece once graced the Colgate-Palmolive plant. When the factory was demolished in the 1980s, the clock remained.

Lighthouses
Visit Various lighthouse in the area for the history or just the sights!

Click here for a list of lighthouses

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