Governors Island, New York City

4.3
#6 of 10 in Nature in New York City
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  • The Maritime Battery Building was great to see but the extreme heat and long lines to purchase ferry tickets was awful. Once onboard the ferry, the trip was only 10 minutes to the island. The island w...  more »
  • Love the island and ease of using ferry to get there. Overall, the island needs to have all the grass mowed and attention given to general cleanliness and landscaping. The restrooms in the main buildi...  more »
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  • Gov Island is a special place to visit. You really get to feel like you are getting out of the city. There are fun things for kids to do, goats and chickens to check out, old historic structures to learn about, yummy ice cream, and great place to grab a beer and some oysters while watching the boats go by. The programming team really does an excellent job all summer with stuff for locals and tourists of all ages and all interests.
  • The view from this island is spectacular from the hill!!! Awesome that I could rent a bike to ride around the entire island. There is a food court which is a plus and there was some interesting scenes as well. Great place to visit in the summer with both locals and those who visit NY.
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