The Roosevelt Island Tramway
Cross the East River in the most modern aerial tramway in the world, running every 7-15 minutes from 60th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan to Tramway Plaza on Roosevelt Island.
Passengers must exit the tram at each stop (either Manhattan bound or Roosevelt Island bound) and pay again to return to the other side.
Pay with a MTA MetroCards; free transfers accepted. Vending machines availble at the Tram Stations. Up to three children 44-inches tall and under ride for free on the Tram when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.
On Roosevelt Island, take in amazing city views from Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park.