Governor's IslandFree: Summer weekends (Friday – Sunday)

Since 2003, Governor’s Island has been open to public on weekends during the summer. The 172-acre island can be accessed from Manhattan via a free ferry departing from the Battery Maritime Building in Lower Manhattan. There are plenty of activities on the island from free walking tours, bike riding, picnicking, art installations, fairs, festivals and concerts.

Address: Battery Maritime Bldg, Slip 7.
10 South St, New York, NY 10005
Direction: Subway 1 to South Ferry station; 4/5 to Bowling Green station; R to Whitehall St. station