Battery Park- The Battery  

Facing the New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty, Battery Park is a 25-acre public park located at the southern tip of Manhattan. The area and park are named for the artillery batteries that were positioned there in the city’s early years to protect the settlement behind them. (wiki) Here you can visit a variety of monuments, meet the ferry for the Statue of Liberty, take beautiful walks along the water and visit few different museums along its path.