Cititrek and STATEN ISLAND

"Island of Parks", this is home of the fourth most visited NYC attraction, the Staten Island Ferry. This borough is where the rich and famous e.g., the Vanderbilts, the Barrymores and the Tompkins (US Vice President) had found respite from the crowded streets of Manhattan. With its beaches tinted red from its clay deposits and lined with a 4 mile boardwalk, here you can enjoy a day of recreation too! Nestled on Lighthouse Hill is the Tibetan Museum, a great place to mediate and relax. Turn back in time as you stroll through Historic Richmondtown or visit the Conference House, the meeting site to end the colonists’ rebellion against the British (Revolutionary War).

Hear the sea chanties of the old sailors who had resided at Snug Harbor, now a cultural center and botanic gardens, or play a game of tennis where the Outerbridge family introduced it to America at the Cricket and Tennis Club in Livingston.

Staten Island Tours, Unique and Little Known Treasures For The Discerning Traveler.
Here Are A Few of the Most Popular Tours:

THE TASTE of DIVERSITY TOUR of VICTORY BOULEVARD

2 hours – $35/adult, $30/senior and student

Tompkinsville is now a melting pot of cultures Book a tour of Victory Boulevard, Tompkinsville, Staten Island, NYC
Stroll along Victory Boulevard and discover one of NYC’s largest cultural diverse communities. From the Albanian Islamic Center and nearby Albanian owned pizzerias with their unique specialities, Sri Lankan restaurants, Mexican, Ecuadorian, Caribbean and African shops lining the main and side streets, there is much to see, smell and taste. Cost of food not included.

THE TREK TOUR of THE FOREVER WILD GREENBELT

3 hours – $45/adult, $40/senior and student

Hke through some of the greenest borough’s woodlands Book a hiking tour of Staten Island's Greenbely NYC
Enjoy a trek through the forever wild GREENBELT with its many trails leading to and from the Greenbelt Nature Center and High Rock Park. Stops include Mt Moses, Greenbelt Recreation Center, Pouch and Kaufman Camp Grounds. Wear appropriate clothes for hiking and strongly suggest bringing water, camera and binoculars.


Snug Harbor, Staten Island

THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE TOUR of PORT RICHMOND

2 hours – $35/adult, $30/senior and student

A dynamic community with historical connections to Aaron Burr Book a tour of Port Richmond on Staten Island in NYC
Once a thriving commercial center with ferry service to Bayonne, NJ, Port Richmond is on now on a slight upswing with new shops catering to a new community of largely Mexicans and other Latin Americans. Still remaining is its town square and large frame homes where sea captains once resided. Learn why Boardwalk Empire chose Port Richmond to shoot many of its outdoor scenes and the Aaron Burr connection.

THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE TOUR of TOTTENVILLE

4 hours – $60/adult, $55/senior and student

A beautiful community nestled south of the Outerbridge Crossing Book a tour of Tottenville on Staten Island in NYC
Ride on the Staten Island Railway to New York State’s southern most community, overlooking scenic Raritan Bay. As you ride with your guide, learn about the communities enroute to the last station, Tottenville. Stroll through the streets of large frame homes with wrap around porches, some dating back to before the Civil War. Walk along Main Street towards Biddle Grove and the Conference House Museum and into its park and beach with possible deer sightings. Return trip to ferry terminal via SI Railway or NYC Transit bus.

THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE TOUR of STAPLEON’S WATERFRONT AND MORE

2 hours – $35/adult, $30/senior and student

A renewed interest takes hold for Stapleton and its waterfront Book a tour of Stapleon’s Waterfront on Staten Island in NYC
In its heyday, Stapleton was the center of beer brewing, shipping, commerce and more. Nestled close to the village center is a secluded enclave of homes on Harrison Street, dating back to the 1840s, almost as if caught in a time warp. With the renewed interest in the expansive Stapleton waterfront along Bay and Front Street and just two stops on the SI Railway from the ferry terminal, new developments already are in place or soon to be opened. And for many Stapleton residents, there is a renewed hope to restore their community to its illustrious past.

Specialty Tours of Staten Island

THE MAGESTIC PAST TOUR of STAPLEON HEIGHTS AND VILLAGE

2 hours – $35/adult, $30/senior and student

The incredible story of Stapleton’s past as a beer brewing and commercial center Book a tour of Stapleton Heights and Village on Staten Island in NYC
Long gone are the beer breweries of German immigrants that made Stapleton famous. This historic district retains the flavor of yesterday with its beautiful homes perched high along St Paul’s Avenue or connecting streets. Enjoy the beautifully landscaped garden of St. Paul’s Church, or a visit inside the quaint English countryside style church if is open. Walk downhill to towards the Village Town Hall and commercial center, once buzzing with activity and now in the throes of revitalization. Don’t forget to ask about the NFL, the Vanderbilt and Boardwalk Empire connections!

THE REVITALIZATION of A NEIGHBORHOOD TOUR of ST. GEORGE

2 hours – $35/adult, $30/senior and student

It’s worth getting off the ferry at
St. George!
Book a tour of St. George on Staten Island in NYC
New developments are coming to Staten Island’s civic center, the New York Wheel, Empire Outlets and Lighthouse Pointe, to bring new prosperity to a neighborhood where grand hotels and homes attracted New York’s wealthy.

Marvel at the beautifully maintained 19th Century homes lining its slate sidewalks in the historic district. Enjoy stops and/or visits at Borough Hall, the National Lighthouse Museum, St. George Theatre, Curtis High School, St Peter’s Church and the Staten Island Museum. Weekend and holiday tours do not include visits inside Borough Hall to view the 13 murals depicting Staten Island history or St. George Theatre if box office is closed. Admission fees not included.

THE PUB CRAWL TOUR of ST. GEORGE BY THE FERRY

4 hours – $65/adult, (MUST be 21 or over and proof required)

Brewery tour, sample beers, wines and appetizers at local establishments. Book a Pub Crawl tour of St. George on Staten Island in NYC
The next in line for HIP is St. George with its brewery and other "old" and new hot spots for socializing. Enjoy a brewery tour, beers, wines and appetizers at three local close to the ferry pubs. SKOLL! (Must be 21 with proof of age.)

 


Above: Alice Austen House

General information for all S.I.Tours:
Senior and student $5. discounts apply on all tours on this page.
Cost of transportation and food included
Some tours require an additional transportation fee
Any of our tours can be customized to suit your time, travel style, or interests.

Staten Island…

…invites tourists and NYC residents to explore the city’s greenest borough — its cultural institutions, theatre, historic homes, woodland parks, 4 mile oceanfront boardwalk, ethnic neighborhoods, shops, restaurants and the Staten Island Yankees. Find reasonably priced Bed and Breakfasts or hotel accommodations, some with shuttle service to the Staten Island Ferry.

To help plan your visit to the borough of parks, contact Cititrek Tour & Guide Services info@cititrek.com

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REFUND POLICY:  48 hours cancellation required for refund, $5-$10 surcharge applies.

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DISCLAIMER: Cititrek is not responsible for injuries that you might incur while on any tour including, health problems, personal injury, physical damage or property theft and damage.

Satten Island NYC Ferry, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Botanic Garden, Chinese Scholar's Garden, St. George, Richmontown, Tibetan Museum, Conference House, Alice Austen House, Fort Wadsworth, Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island Museum, South and Midland Beaches, Staten Island Zoo, Sandy Ground Museum, Fresh Kills Park, the Greenbelt, Clove Lakes Park