Spending a month-long vacation in Battery Park, NYC?You will find that it is much more cost effective to rent an extended stay residence here; rather than staying in a hotel. Once you have booked your accommodations and settled right in, it’s time to get on with your leisure travels! Here are some of the top tourist attractions located near Battery Park!
National Museum of the American Indian
Located in New York and just 0.19 miles from Battery Park, the National Museum of the American Indian is a renowned museum that features both temporary and permanent exhibitions. Other programs available in this museum include music and dance performances, symposia and dance performances. All in all, this is the best place for you to explore the diversity of the Native people of the Americas. So how do you get here? Thanks to the short distance, it is adjacent to the northeast corner of Battery Park! If you are visiting this museum, be sure to check out exhibitions like E Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian Nation and Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian NationsNation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations.
Wall Street Tours
Just 0.4 mi from Battery Park, you will arrive at Wall Street! If you aren’t all that familiar with Wall Street, you just need to know that it is synonymous with the Financial District and a myriad of businesses have been conducted in this area for more than two centuries. If you want to know more about Wall Street’s rich history, there are self guided tours available here. Other notable tours in this area include the Lower Manhattan Walking Tour and the Free Tours by Foot. Another interesting thing here is the pay-what-you-like New York tours. Give them a try!
Manhattan by Sail
If you would like to see and explore Manhattan by boat, you should check out Manhattan by Sail. It is just 0.17 miles from Battery Park, and you will get to experience the thrill of sailing in the world’s greatest harbor. You can choose from basic public sails to specialty tours, and Manhattan by Sail strives to provide you with an unforgettable sailing experience. A must-do if you also love watching sunsets and views of skylines.
Castle Clinton National Monument
If you are a history and cultural buff, you should definitely visit the Castle Clinton National Monument. The castle’s grounds were where New York City began. It represents both the growth of a city and nation. When you see Castle Clinton for the first time, you may be awed by the fact that it once served as a fortification to deter a British invasion in the 1810s. Now, the castle exudes a welcoming aura and millions of sightseers, theatergoers, etc., visit this place each year.
Staten Island Ferry
If you are currently staying in Battery Park residence, you are in for a treat. You will be able to see the Statue of Liberty from the shore of Battery Park! Thanks to its location on the southern tip of Manhattan, it offers exceptional views of not only the statue but New York Harbor too!With that in mind, you are also very close to the Staten Island Ferry. This is one of the last remaining vestiges of a traditional ferry system in NYC and it offers a 25-minute ride along New York Harbor. This is without a doubt one of the hottest attractions you can find near Battery Park.