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The Best of New York City
     

The Best of New York City

by Michael Leech
 

Globetrotter’s The best of New York City provides an attractive, handy pocket guide to this eternally popular destination.
The book features well-presented, to-the-point sections on the highlights of the city, places of interest, activities, accommodation, where to eat out, entertainment and excursions. It features travel tips, a general index and also a

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Globetrotter’s The best of New York City provides an attractive, handy pocket guide to this eternally popular destination.
The book features well-presented, to-the-point sections on the highlights of the city, places of interest, activities, accommodation, where to eat out, entertainment and excursions. It features travel tips, a general index and also a separate index for the places of interest. Each entry is cross referenced with the fold-out maps. The Highlights chapter features an introduction to each of the 19 featured highlights, information on its location and how to get there, contact details, opening hours, entry fees and tour details where applicable. The Sightseeing chapter features historic buildings, galleries and museums, parks and gardens. The chapters are arranged in directory form, with contact details, nearest metro stops, opening hours, and entry fees for each featured site. The Activities chapter features sports, activities for children, unusual activities unique to the city, suggested routes for walking tours (including map grid references, distance and duration, where to eat and drink) and organized tours, while the Shopping chapter covers shops and markets. Accommodation includes listings by area and price category. Eating out covers the cuisine of the region, as well as listings of suggested venues by area and price. Entertainment includes nightlife, music, theatre, festivals, casinos, pubs and clubs, and spectator sports. Excursions are cross-referenced with the excursions map, and includes transport options, distance, contact details, highlights and where to eat and drink. A handy Travel Tips section handles everything from transport and money to personal safety and etiquette.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845372217
Publisher:
Globetrotter
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Series:
Globetrotter Best of Series Series
Edition description:
First
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
3.90(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Leech first visited New York City on airforce leave and returned to live there during the 1970s. Based in central London, he travels to New York City every year. He has written extensively on North America for magazines including Hello and Essentially America.

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