New York City

Overview

Globetrotter’s The Best of Series provides an attractive, handy pocket guide to popular destinations.
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.

 

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Overview

Globetrotter’s The Best of Series provides an attractive, handy pocket guide to popular destinations.
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 20 featured highlights, information on location, contact details, opening hours, entry fees and tour details. The Sightseeing chapter features historic buildings, galleries and museums, parks and gardens, with contact details, opening hours,
and entry fees for each featured site. The Activities chapter features sports, activities, suggested routes for walking tours 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 include transport options, distance, contact details and highlights. A Travel Tips section handles everything from transport and money to personal safety and etiquette.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847733696
  • Publisher: Globetrotter
  • Publication date: 6/16/2009
  • Series: Globetrotter Travel Packs
  • Edition description: Sixth
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.50 (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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Table of Contents

Lower Manhattan • Lower East Side and East Village • Greenwich Village, SoHo and TriBeCa • Chelsea and Gramercy Park • Midtown Upper East Side • Upper West Side • Harlem and Washington Heights • Beyond Manhattan

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