Ellis Island was initially used as an immigration station for the visitors to America. Now it is a place for Museum of National Importance. One takes a ride to Ellis Island along with the ride to The Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island. The route to these islands is through Ferry that covers New Jearsey-Ellis Island-Liberty Island-New York.
Was gateway to millions of immigrants during 19th and early 20th century. Visit Immigration museum to get some interesting facts about the mixed population of US as we see today.