Governors Island, New York City

4.3
#7 of 10 in Nature in New York City
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  • I started going to Governors Island the minute it opened up. Even though it is only 5 minutes by ferry, you feel you are a world away. I love going here so much, that last summer I went Glamping. The ...  more »
  • If you are visiting NYC or live here full time, Governors Island is an oasis in sea of concrete and steel that makes up most if the city. After Central Park, this is my favorite “park” area in Manhatt...  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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