Battery Park City Vacations
While staying in Battery Park City, why not spend a few hours sightseeing in nearby areas, like SoHo - Tribeca, West Village and Brooklyn Bridge Park.
New York is widely known as the home of the Statue of Liberty. This iconic landmark is 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the heart of town.
Spend some time in the central part of New York. Take the chance to visit the Empire State Building and Times Square. The Chrysler Building and the Grand Central Terminal are two more spots in the central area worth checking out if you’re keen to truly scratch the surface of this amazing city.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a unique vacation destination. Explore, learn and become intrigued in the various museums such as New Museum, the National Museum of the American Indian and the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Arts lovers can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as the St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn.
Get active out-of-doors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Have a break in one of the local parks and gardens, which include the Washington Square Park, Hamilton Park in Jersey City and Canal Park. The ecological parks such as the Liberty State Park in Jersey City, give visitors an insight into the species of flora and fauna that exist in the local area.
New York has a number of noteworthy attractions including the New York by Gehry, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade in Brooklyn and the Castle Clinton National Monument. Those with a passion for history will enjoy checking out Fort Jay. To learn about the role of faith in New York, spend a little time at the area’s most sacred sites, such as Trinity Church.
To shop for local fashion and buy some souvenirs, set out to visit Newport Mall in Jersey City and the Newport Center Mall.
Sports fans who are into basketball or ice hockey will feel right at home at iconic Barclays Center Brooklyn, Brooklyn, the home of local favorites the Brooklyn Nets and the much-loved New York Islanders. Enjoy a few post-match beers with local sports fanatics after the game in one of the nearby watering holes.
At the end of a day taking in the sights around Battery Park City, get a good nights sleep in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. Check out the rooms and rates at the Sheraton Tribeca New York Hotel, the Holiday Inn SoHo, or the DoubleTree by Hilton New York City - Financial District.