Family Guide New York City

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Spend more time sharing the experience of exploring a new place with those you love most with the Family Guides from DK Eyewitness Travel. This new guidebook series gives parents with kids between the ages of four and twelve the insider background they need to plan vacations that everyone in the family will enjoy.

  • 'Hubs', built around major sights
  • Dedicated 'Kids Corners' feature cartoons, quizzes, puzzles, games and riddles to inform, bamboozle and entertain young travelers
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Overview

Spend more time sharing the experience of exploring a new place with those you love most with the Family Guides from DK Eyewitness Travel. This new guidebook series gives parents with kids between the ages of four and twelve the insider background they need to plan vacations that everyone in the family will enjoy.

  • 'Hubs', built around major sights
  • Dedicated 'Kids Corners' feature cartoons, quizzes, puzzles, games and riddles to inform, bamboozle and entertain young travelers
  • 'Let off steam' suggestions and eating options around all 'hubs' enable the entire family to recharge their batteries
  • Maps outlining the nearest parks, playgrounds and public toilets
  • Language section lists essential words and phrases
  • 'Take shelter' suggests indoor activities for rainy days
  • Plus, DK's illustrations and reconstructions of the city, to give real cultural insight

Written by parents who understand the need to keep the children entertained while enjoying their time together, Eyewitness Travel Family Guides offer child-friendly sleeping and eating options, detailed maps of main sightseeing areas, travel info, budget guidance, age range suitability and activities for New York City. With DK doing all the planning, the Eyewitness Travel Family Guides are the ultimate key to a stress-free vacation. Activities include:

  • Experiencing the "Medieval" treasure hunts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Ice-skating in Central Park in the winter
  • Visiting the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty
  • Exploring the treasures housed in the American Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Modern Art
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Editorial Reviews

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"These books are packed with suggestions for kid-friendly restaurants, outdoor spots where travelin' tots can run free, rainy day fun, and more. They also offer tips for engaging your child's mind and sense of wonder at every stop." – Scholastic Parent & Child

"What…makes this series unusual is the attention to detail. Yes, all the big sights are here, but even the famous places are given a slight twist — always with children and their parents in mind." – Chicago Tribune

"For families traveling with young people, it's hard to do better than this handsomely illustrated guide, which is arranged geographically and notable for its focus on family friendly activities." – Library Journal

From the Publisher

"These books are packed with suggestions for kid-friendly restaurants, outdoor spots where travelin' tots can run free, rainy day fun, and more. They also offer tips for engaging your child's mind and sense of wonder at every stop." – Scholastic Parent & Child

"What…makes this series unusual is the attention to detail. Yes, all the big sights are here, but even the famous places are given a slight twist — always with children and their parents in mind." – Chicago Tribune

"For families traveling with young people, it's hard to do better than this handsomely illustrated guide, which is arranged geographically and notable for its focus on family friendly activities." – Library Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756689551
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/5/2012
  • Series: Eyewitness Travel Family Guides Series
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 939,369
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2012

    Iwant to reaad the book

    I wish i could get it but it looks soooooooo coooooolllll !!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2012

    Wonderful

    This book is easy to navigate on my nook. I do not travel much and was amazed at how much useful information this book provides especially for those with familes.

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