Battery Park NYC: Statue of Liberty, Carousel, and Sightseeing

Edging off the tip of lower Manhattan, Battery Park spans 25 acres along the New York Harbor facing Ellis Island and the iconic Statue of Liberty. Home to the SeaGlass Carousel, Castle Clinton National Monument, the Battery Oval lawn, perennial gardens, bike paths, playgrounds, and boat docks, Battery Park attracts visitors and locals alike to witness stunning views of Miss Lady Liberty, just 15 minutes out to sea. Catch a ferry ride or embark on a sightseeing cruise right from Battery Park and take in the sights symbolic to NYC. Spend the day enjoying the great outdoors, dining at award-winning restaurants, and soaking in a bit of history at this National State Park.