City Center, 13.05 mi
707 Tonnelle Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07307
City Center, 15.29 mi
4 Tower Center Blvd
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
City Center, 20.7 mi
294 Highway 36 East
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
Staten Island is a borough in New York City. Out of the five boroughs, it's the southernmost one, and it's connected to Lower Manhattan by way of the Staten Island Ferry. If you're planning a trip to Staten Island, you'll discover plenty to see and do.
The Staten Island Zoo is a popular attraction that's open all year. While the initial focus of the zoo was reptiles, and snakes in particular, the zoo has now expanded its collection to include over 1,500 animals and 350 different species. However, the rattlesnake collection is still one of the largest in North America. Other animals at the zoo include foxes, birds of prey, otters and kangaroos.
Another top spot to visit in Staten Island is the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden. Here you'll find the Staten Island Botanical Garden, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Noble Maritime Collection museum, Staten Island Children's Museum and Staten Island Museum, including an art lab and music hall.
There are several hotels on Staten Island that will help make your stay comfortable. You'll find options that range from affordable two-star hotels to modern three-star accommodations. The majority of hotels offer easy access to the area's major highways, making it simple to explore as much of Staten Island as you want.
If you want to fly to Staten Island, the closest airport is Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, which is about 11 miles north of the borough. If you prefer driving, Interstate 278 runs directly through Staten Island.