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Metro New York Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places
     

Metro New York Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places

by Susan Finch
 

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let this first edition of Metro New York Off the Beaten Path show you the metro New York City region you never knew existed. Visit a sizable chunk of the Berlin Wall—in Battery Park. Attend a session of Night Court. Discover isolated and tranquil spots

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let this first edition of Metro New York Off the Beaten Path show you the metro New York City region you never knew existed. Visit a sizable chunk of the Berlin Wall—in Battery Park. Attend a session of Night Court. Discover isolated and tranquil spots scattered across the five boroughs and beyond—including nearly forgotten islands, tucked away beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, a working farm, subway tunnel tours, crumbling ruins, and bizarre haunts in the middle of one of the planet's most visited cities. So if you've "been there, done that" one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

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Praise for the Off the Beaten Path® series"For the traveler who enjoys the special, the unusual, and the unexpected."—The Traveler newsletter "Globe Pequot publishes some fine books in its 'Off the Beaten Path' series. . . . These books cover states that no other publisher covers thoroughly."—Union-Tribune (San Diego)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762758760
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/18/2010
Series:
Off the Beaten Path Series
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,350,021
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Near the shore of City Island in the Bronx is Hart Island, a nearly inaccessible plot of land that was once a war camp, sanitarium, and potter's field—and is today the world's largest tax-funded cemetery. Page 63.

Meet the Author

Susan Finch is a freelance travel and lifestyle writer with an affinity for offbeat attractions. She's the author of Off the Beaten Path Upstate New York, Best Easy Day Hikes: Long Island, and Best Easy Day Hikes: Columbus.

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