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Streetwise Manhattan Map - Laminated City Street Map of Manhattan, New York - Folding pocket size travel map with subway map, bus map

Streetwise Manhattan Map - Laminated City Street Map of Manhattan, New York - Folding pocket size travel map with subway map, bus map

Author: Streetwise Maps
Price: $6.95
Binding: Map
Description: Streetwise Manhattan Map - Laminated City Street Map of Manhattan, New York - Folding pocket size NYC travel map with integrated subway lines & stations - bus mapThis map covers the following areas:
Main Manhattan Map 1:27,000
Manhattan Bus MapSome people think Manhattan and New York City are synonymous, but technically they are not. Manhattan is one of the five boroughs that make up New York City. The others are Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island. It?s a persnickety detail, but detail is what STREETWISE® is about. For example, the architectural details drawn on the Manhattan New York map are in outline form. A solid drawing would obscure the streets surrounding the location, and therefore hamper the usability of the map. Only in unobstructed locations will you find a solid drawing.You may not notice this or any of the many other details that combine to make a NY city map that has been called the best selling map on earth*. The STREETWISE® Manhattan Map is detailed from lower tip to upper tip. It is layered with information about sites and mass transit routes. The New York City Subway system is one of the most important and vital rail networks in the world. It is also the fastest and cheapest way to travel north-south in New York. Our Manhattan street map has the best designed diagram of the Subway system ever produced on a street map. An inset of Manhattan bus routes complements the Subway system. You are now prepared to travel the length and breadth of Manhattan. From shopping in SOHO, dining in the Village, working in Midtown, visiting the Met on the Upper East Side or strolling thru Central Park, you?re covered with the STREETWISE® Manhattan Map of NYC. From the Staten Island Ferry up to the rediscovered realm of Harlem, you can navigate like a native New Yorker with this pocket size Manhattan Map.Good city maps, like the STREETWISE® map of Manhattan, will guide you in the right direction and directly impact your experience of New York. A good Manhattan map will also keep you grounded, relaxed and confident in your decisions about where to go and how to get there. Whether by car, train, bus or on foot you are confident because you carry the most knowledgeable travel companion when you carry our NYC street map, the best laminated Manhattan Map on the market.Our pocket size map of Manhattan is laminated for durability and accordion folding for effortless use. The STREETWISE® Manhattan map is one of many detailed and easy-to-read city street maps designed and published by STREETWISE®. Buy your STREETWISE® Manhattan map today and you too can navigate Manhattan, New York like a native. For a larger selection of our detailed travel maps simply type STREETWISE MAPS into the Amazon search bar.* Publishers Weekly January 2004
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Frommer's EasyGuide to New York City 2015 (Easy Guides)

Frommer's EasyGuide to New York City 2015 (Easy Guides)

Author: Pauline Frommer
Price: $12.95
Binding: Paperback
Description: Pauline Frommer's highly-personal guide to her own home city has, in previous editions, won prestigious awards as "Best Guidebook of the Year". Though she deals with luxury choices as well as bargains, she makes a special effort to overcome New York's reputation for stratospheric prices, ferreting out scores of moderately-priced options in lodgings, meals, entertainment and more. Like all Easy Guides, this freshly-researched and popular best-seller is "Quick to Read, Light to Carry"--and colorfully written.
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Secret New York - An Unusual Guide: Local Guides By Local People

Secret New York - An Unusual Guide: Local Guides By Local People

Author: T. M. Rives
Price: $19.95
Binding: Paperback
Description: Discover Secret Gardens, decipher ancient riddles on tombstones, visit a disturbed Indian burial ground, observe the stars and planets through a university telescope, frown at a bronze statue of Lenin, harvest mastodon food in Central Park, enjoy the aroma of a roomful of dirt, find a Venetian palazzo above a former stable, spot the forbidden island that was once declared a sovereign nation by a guy in a rowboat, track down a townhouse concealing a subway tunnel, walk under the canopy of the primeval forest, read a memorial plaque to an event that happened in another dimension, fall into a trance before a piece of subway art that flickers and moves, have your bicycle blessed in church. New York offers endless opportunity to step off the program and peer into the city's fascinating past and present.  Secret New York  - An Unusual Guide is an indispensible resource for those who thought they already knew everything about America's metropolis, or want to begin exploring it hidden places.[more]
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Lonely Planet New York City (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet New York City (Travel Guide)

Author: Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Cristian Bonetto
Price: $21.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet New York City is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Discover the kaleidoscopic dining scene; pick a neighborhood, lace on your walking shoes and spend the day exploring; or get lost inside the priceless collections at the sprawling Metropolitan Museum of Art, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of New York City and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's New York City Travel Guide: Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, architecture, cinema, television, politics, cuisine, LGBTI culture Free, convenient pull-out New York City map (included in print version), plus over 45 color maps Covers Lower Manhattan, SoHo, Chinatown, Lower East Side, Greenwich Village, Chelsea, Meatpacking District, Union Square, Midtown, Upper West Side, Harlem, Brooklyn, Queens and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet New York City, our most comprehensive guide to New York City, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for just the highlights of New York City? Check out Discover New York City, a photo-rich guide focused on the city's most popular sights, or Pocket New York City, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Eastern USA guide or USA guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer, or Discover USA, a photo-rich guide focused on the USA's most popular sights. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis and Cristian Bonetto. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. [more]
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The Best Things to Do in New York, Second Edition: 1001 Ideas

The Best Things to Do in New York, Second Edition: 1001 Ideas

Author: Caitlin Leffel, Jacob Lehman
Price: $18.95
Binding: Paperback
Description: Two New Yorkers present the very best things to do in the greatest city in the world, now completely revised and updated in a second edition. Organized by theme?including Eating and Drinking, 24-hour New York, Shopping and Spending, Arts and Culture, Views and Sites, the Great Outdoors, and Classic New York?and packed with detailed, helpful indexes organized by neighborhood and by category, this is simply the most fun and comprehensive guidebook to New York City ever. The Best Things to Do in New York crosses genres and boroughs to explore every aspect of the most diverse and exciting city in the world. Written from experience by two people who love the city, and featuring priceless tips from expert contributors?from authors on their favorite bookstores to architects on the city's best buildings?The Best Things to Do in New York is much more than just a guide.[more]
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Not For Tourists Guide to New York City 2015

Not For Tourists Guide to New York City 2015

Author: Not For Tourists
Price: $18.95
Binding: Paperback
Description:
The Not For Tourists Guide to New York City is a map-based, neighborhood-by-neighborhood dream guide designed to lighten the load of already street-savvy New Yorkers, commuters, business travelers, and yes, tourists too. Each map is marked with user-friendly icons identifying our favorite picks around town, from essentials to entertainment, and includes an invaluable neighborhood description written by locals, highlighting the most important features of each area.
The book includes everything from restaurants, bars, shopping, and theater to information on hotels, airports, banks, transportation, and landmarks. Need to find the best pizza places around? NFT has you covered. How about a list of the top vintage clothing stores in the city? They?ve got that, too. The nearest movie theater, hardware store, or coffee shop: whatever you need, NFT puts it at your fingertips. This pocket-sized book also features:

- A foldout map for subways and buses
- Over 130 city and neighborhood maps
- Details on parks and places
- Listings for arts and entertainment hotspots

It is THE indispensable guide to the city. Period.
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New York City

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New York City

Author: DK Publishing
Price: $25.00
Binding: Paperback
Description: Experience the best of New York City with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New York City. This newly updated travel guide for New York City will lead you straight to the best attractions Manhattan has to offer, from unearthing archaeological treasures at The Metropolitan Museum of Art to biking through Central Park to discovering the city's hottest neighborhoods on walking tours. Plus, check out the best of the boroughs with suggested highlights for Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, The Bronx, and upper Manhattan. Themed itineraries help plan trips to New York City by length of stay or by interest. Neighborhood walking maps include restaurant locations by area. Hotel and restaurant listings include DK Choice special recommendations. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New York City, you'll find DK's famous cutaway illustrations of major architectural and historic sights, museum floor plans, and 3-D aerial views of key districts to explore on foot, along with in-depth coverage of the city's history and culture. A free pull-out city map is marked with sights from the guidebook and includes a street index, a subway map, and a chart showing the walking distances between major sights. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New York City truly shows you this city as no one else can.[more]
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2015 New York City Restaurants (Zagat Survey New York City Restaurants)

2015 New York City Restaurants (Zagat Survey New York City Restaurants)

Price: $16.95
Binding: Paperback
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The New York Times: 36 Hours USA & Canada, Northeast

The New York Times: 36 Hours USA & Canada, Northeast

Price: $14.99
Binding: Flexibound
Description: Weekends on the road: The best of the American Northeast and Canada   The New York Times has been offering up dream weekends with practical itineraries in its popular weekly ?36 Hours? column since 2002. The many expert contributors have brought careful research, insider?s knowledge, and a sense of fun to hundreds of cities and destinations, always with an eye to getting the most out of a short trip. Based on the best-selling book 36 Hours: 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada, the Times and TASCHEN now bring together the best of the Northeast and Canada. From the great urban centers on everyone?s travel list to surprising locales with undiscovered character and charm, the paths lead to fashionable clubs in Manhattan, quaint New England towns, the French America of Quebec, and well beyond.

Featured destinations:
Bar Harbor, Maine ? The Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick ? Boston, Massachusetts ? The Brandywine Valley, Pennsylvania ? Brooklyn, New York ? Burlington, Vermont ? Cambridge, Mass. ? Cape May, New Jersey ? Cooperstown, New York ? East Hampton, New York ? Halifax, Nova Scotia ? Lake Placid, New York ? Martha?s Vineyard, Mass. ? Mont Tremblant, Quebec ? Montreal, Quebec ? Nantucket, Mass. ? New London, Connecticut ? Newport, Rhode Island ? New York City, New York ? Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ? Portland, Maine ? Portsmouth, New Hampshire ? Princeton, New Jersey ? Providence, Rhode Island ? Provincetown, Mass. ? Quebec City, Quebec ? St. John?s, Newfoundland ? Stowe, Vermont.

Also available:
Southeast ? Midwest & Great Lakes ? Southwest & Rocky Mountains ? West Coast
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