Best for: Full-length photos of the statue
Liberty Island offers the closest view of the Statue of Liberty. Here, you can capture full-length photos of the statue, with the blue sky or the city skyline as your backdrop.
Best for: Close-up photos of the statue
A sightseeing cruise offers a unique vantage point for photographing the Statue of Liberty. The cruises get as close as possible to the statue without docking, providing an excellent opportunity for close-up shots.
Best for: Wide shots of the harbor
Located at the southern tip of Manhattan, Battery Park offers a wide view of the New York Harbor and an unobstructed view of the Statue of Liberty. This location is perfect for wide shots that capture the statue in the larger setting of the harbor.