The Modern Plymouth Rock
Explore the Great Age of Immigration at the Dawn of the 20th Century with a focus on Jewish, Irish, Italian, and Chinese immigration. Return to the spot where so many millions began their American Experience.
We will take the ferry out to the harbor, the geographical attribute that made New York City the great commercial metropolis it would become. From there we'll be transported through the history of the traditional gateway to America and the peoples who built the nation.
Start at Castle Clinton, from there we will get on the ferry. We'll got off at the Statue of Liberty for some extraordinary picture opportunities as well as hearing the history and significance of Lady Liberty as a symbol of the best of America. Next, we'll return to the ferry to go to Ellis Island and walk in the footsteps of millions of immigrants who came to start a new life in a land with unlimited possibility. We'll wrap up the day with a ferry ride back to Manhattan and say goodbye back at our original meeting spot in front of Castle Clinton.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Just to the left of the entrance to Castle Clinton.
Duration: 4 hours 30 min.
Ferry and walking.
- Guiding Services
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 USD - Cash for snacks and souvenirs, although most places do accept credit card as well.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.