Frommer's New York City With Kids 1999

Frommer's New York City With Kids 1999

by Holly Hughes, Arthur Frommer


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Frommer's New York City With Kids 1999 by Holly Hughes, Arthur Frommer

A complete and imaginative guide to family fun… with activities and ideas for every day of the year! Let Frommer's show you where your kids can:

  • Get up close and personal with Lady Liberty
  • View the city from King Kong's climbing post
  • Play Top Gun on a real aircraft carrier
  • Hang out with Egyptian mummies
  • Go eyeball-to-eyeball with a Triceratops
  • Take a monorail through the wilds of Asia
  • Create a rainbow or a windstorm
  • Ride in a Venetian gondola
  • Try out their talents on camera
  • Sit at the wheel of a city bus
Plus invaluable travel tips:
  • Age ranges for each sight and activity
  • Hotels that offer cribs and rollaway beds
  • A complete rundown on theme restaurants and places with kids' menus
  • Shopping for everything from baby booties to import CDs
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028626352
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/04/1999
Series: Frommer's With Kids Series
Edition description: 6TH
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.13(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

About the Authors Holly Hughes is a freelance writer and editor who lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with her husband and three children. She has been the editor of Pocket Books' Nancy Drew Mysteries, a contributing editor to Scholastic's Literary Cavalcade magazine, and an executive editor of Fodor's Travel Guides. For Frommer's, she has been series editor for Frommer's Irreverent Guides and Frommer's By Night guides. New Zealander Sonja Deely, whose first child was born in June 1998, learned the ropes of raising a child in New York City by assisting Holly in fact-checking this edition. Mercer Warriner is an editor and writer living in SoHo with her husband and two sons. She has been editor and writer on various Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series; as a senior editor at Berkley Books, she acquired and edited romances and mysteries. She has also worked at William Morrow and Pocket Books. Jennifer Lebin is a student in a joint degree program at Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary. She has lived in New York since 1993.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

1. How to Feel Like a New York Family.

2. Planning a Family Trip to New York City.

3. Getting to Know New York City.

4. What Kids Like to See & Do.

5. For the Active Family.

6. Shopping with Your Kids.

7. Entertainment for the Whole Family.

8. Family-Friendly Restaurants.

9. Family-Friendly Accommodations.

10. Side Trips from New York City.

Appendix: For Foreign Visitors.


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