Battery Park City occupies the Southwestern tip of Lower Manhattan, New York. It's primarily a residential neighborhood with an urban landscape characterized by skyscrapers and extensive park land, but guests of hotels in Battery Park City will find its location is convenient for seeing some of the biggest tourist attractions in Manhattan. The neighborhood takes its name from the historic Battery Park next door to it, just one of many attractive sights within easy reach of Battery Park City hotels.
Visiting Battery Park City
If you're flying into or out of Newark Liberty International Airport, you can travel by taxi, rental car, or the AirTrain Newark connection to Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan. From here, ride the subway to one of the stations in the nearby Financial District; then walk to Battery Park City. Arrange a Battery Park City car rental, and the journey to the airport will take approximately 30 minutes without traffic. It also makes it easy to see the sights of other New York boroughs, such as Brooklyn, which you can reach via the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel that originates just to the south of Battery Park City.
Attractions in Battery Park City include two interesting museums: the Skyscraper Museum and the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Another nearby museum is the National Museum of the American Indian. Within Battery Park, you can see Castle Clinton, the remains of an early 19th-century military fort, and several memorial gardens and statues. From the waterfront in the park, you can take the ferry to the Statue of Liberty and to Ellis Island with its immigration museum. While you're in the vicinity, do explore Bowling Green. The oldest park in New York City, its location is the site of the original Dutch fort of New Amsterdam. Book a cheap hotel in NYC, and you'll soon see all these monuments and more.
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