Secrets of New York Islands Travel Guide

Check out Don Wildman's New York Islands travel guide.


Activities
Roosevelt Island Tram
The bright red Roosevelt Island Tram opened in 1976 and is the only Swiss-made gondola in North America used for mass transit. Don and the Off Limits crew rode this Tram while filming a segment on Roosevelt Island.
  • 552 Main St
  • New York, WA 10044 US

Roosevelt Island Tram

The bright red Roosevelt Island Tram opened in 1976 and is the only Swiss-made gondola in North America used for mass transit. Don and the Off Limits crew rode this Tram while filming a segment on Roosevelt Island.
552 Main St New York, WA, US
Phone: +1 212-832-4543
Battery Maritime Building
Completed in 1909, the 140,000 sq. ft. Battery Maritime Building was built when ferries were still a vital means of transportation in New York City. Don and the crew hopped a ferry to Governors Island from this historic building.
  • 10 South Street
  • New York, NY 10038 US

Battery Maritime Building

Completed in 1909, the 140,000 sq. ft. Battery Maritime Building was built when ferries were still a vital means of transportation in New York City. Don and the crew hopped a ferry to Governors Island from this historic building.
10 South Street New York, NY, US
Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal officially opened on Sunday, February 2, 1913. More than 150,000 people are said to have visited the new terminal on its opening day. Don and the crew took a Metro North train from here to Beacon Station, NY.
  • 89 East 42nd Street
  • New York, NY 10017 US

Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal officially opened on Sunday, February 2, 1913. More than 150,000 people are said to have visited the new terminal on its opening day. Don and the crew took a Metro North train from here to Beacon Station, NY.
89 East 42nd Street New York, NY, US
U Thant Island
Officially named Belmont Island, U-Thant is a small artificial island in NYC's East River that was created in the 1890s as a side effect of the construction of trolley tunnel. The tunnels were finished in 1907 and are still in use today.
  • Belmont Island
  • New York, NY 10044 US

U Thant Island

Officially named Belmont Island, U-Thant is a small artificial island in NYC's East River that was created in the 1890s as a side effect of the construction of trolley tunnel. The tunnels were finished in 1907 and are still in use today.
Belmont Island New York, NY, US
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