For history buffs, Ft. Wadsworth goes back to Revolutionary days. Battery Weed is especially cool For tourists, the views of the Verrazano Bridge, and the NYC skyline are beautiful. Look up the schedule for walking tours ... well worth your time and shoe leather. For casual walking around, your choices include historic structures, bird-watching, a stroll on the beach, and... 更多
Ft. Wadsworth is a great place to visit and walk about. Some of the most spectacular views of NY harbor are here. There is a small museum of interest and within a short walk you are at the overlook gazing on the harbor, the ships and bridges of NY. Parking is plentiful and there is even a camp ground with... 更多
There are great views and a lot of history, I have been to Fort Wadsworth several times and never has it been overly crowded which is really nice. It's a very peaceful and relaxing enviroment. I love to bring my guests from out of town to this spot and they always take the best pictures of the bridge. It's a... 更多
The Fort is an underappreciated resource on the island. During migration seasons in the Spring and Fall, there is EXCEPTIONAL BIRDING here near the beach. In the summer, there is a campground that caters to Europeans seeking to stay in NYC on a budget. Great views of NYC from under the bridge. A real find. There is Revolutionary War history... 更多
Located under the Varrazano-Narrows Bridge offers a historic masonry fort with a nice overlook. Free to visit.
If you are planning to visit Staten Island with a purpose of finding great historical artifacts, don't. It is a great place for a picture opportunity. View of VNB from here is awesome.
A lot of people take the Staten Island ferry from Manhattan and then just turn right back around. It was worthwhile to take this side trip to Fort Wadsworth before returning to Manhattan. Unfortunately we were there a time that the visitor center is closed, so we did not get a guided tour and also did not get into the... 更多