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Streetwise Manhattan Map - Laminated City Street Map of Manhattan, New York - Folding pocket size travel map with subway map, bus mapAuthor: Streetwise Maps
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[more]
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.
Binding: Kindle Edition
Description: Published by Travel Bug Guides, "Top 20 New York" is the essential New York travel guide. />
Inside Travel Bug Guides "Top 20 New York":
- New York's top 20 attractions, listed in order of importance (so you can cut to the chase, and see what you MUST see before you leave New York).
- Essential historical information and background information about each of the top 20 attractions (so you can truly understand the importance of each attraction).
- Full-color photos for each of the attractions (so you can see what you're visiting before you arrive)
- Maps showing the location of each attraction (the maps are easy to use and will ensure that you save time)
- Opening hours and contact information for each attraction (to make sure you visit at the RIGHT time)
- The convenient "order of importance" structure ensures that you'll know exactly which attractions you need to see first
- Insider Tips to ensure you get more value from every single attraction
The Ultimate New York Travel Guide
This New York visitors' guide is written for people who want a simple, uncomplicated guide to getting the best out of New York.
Whether you're visiting New York for a day or two, or are planning an extended trip, Travel Bug's Top 20 New York travel guide is the perfect starting point.
With detailed information about the best attractions, and the top 20 New York attractions listed in order of importance, you'll know exactly where to start your tour.
Every attraction listed in this New York Travel Guide has essential background information, color photos, maps, and important contact information. Not only that, but you'll also know the best time to visit each attraction.
The Most Important Tourist Attractions in New York
This travel guide is packed with only the most important "must-see" attractions. Here's a snippet of some of the attractions waiting for you inside this New York tourist guide:
- Brooklyn Bridge, one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States...
- Statue of Liberty, save money and take the 'Free Ferry' right past this iconic attraction...
- Empire State Building, one of the most iconic structures in all of New York City...
- Fifth Avenue, globally renowned for the number of prestigious shops and unique boutiques...
- Times Square, the brightly lit center of the Broadway theater district...
Travel Bug Guides ? eBook Features
- Easy Navigation: Jump from one attraction to another without needing to scroll page after page after page.
- Bookmark Your Progress: When you're ready for a break, simply bookmark your progress so you can easily continue later!
- Add Notes: Don't want to forget something important? Just add a note to the guide and it'll be saved for you!
About Travel Bug Guides: Started by a group of passionate travelers, Travel Bug Guides have quickly become the essential "no-fluff" guide for people looking for uncomplicated yet complete tourist information. Travel Bug Guides are now available for a wide selection of the most important tourist hubs around the world.
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]
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]
Description: The lights, the sounds, the energy: New York City is the quintessential American city, an always exciting, constantly changing destination that travelers visit over and over. Fodor's New York City 2015, with rich color photos throughout, captures the universal appeal of world-renowned museums, iconic music venues, the lights of Broadway spectacles, and, of course, the vast array of gastronomic delights.
NEW THIS EDITION: This new edition of Fodor's New York City includes top new restaurant and hotel recommendations for Manhattan and growing coverage of Brooklyn, from hip and happening Williamsburg to leafy Fort Greene.
ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Full-color, magazine-style features on quintessential New York City landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Ground Zero, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History, and Central Park make planning any trip a snap. A spotlight on local food trends highlights what's hot and what will never go out of fashion.
ESSENTIAL TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: Features on top attractions, free things to do, and what to do with kids make it easy to plan a vacation. Best Bets charts for restaurants and hotels; easy-to-read color neighborhood maps; and tips on buying Broadway tickets, how to get tickets for to sit in a TV audience, or scouting out the best shopping give easy access to the best New York City has to offer.
DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Paris offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
VALUE ADD PULLOUT MAP: A handy take-along New York City map provides added value, giving travelers essential information about top attractions and nearby dining so they can travel with confidence.
ABOUT FODOR?S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.[more]
Description: Weekends on the road: The ultimate travel guide to the USA and Canada To travel in North America is to face a delicious quandary: over these vast spaces with so many riches, from glittering cities to eccentric small towns and heart-stoppingly beautiful mountains and plains, how to experience as much as possible in limited time? The New York Times has the answer, and has been offering up dream weekends with practical itineraries in its popular weekly ?36 Hours? column for over a decade. And since 2011, starting with the publication of 36 Hours: USA & Canada, TASCHEN has been collecting these stories into best-selling books, organized continent by continent.
Now, after compiling volumes on Europe, Asia, and the rest of the world, editor Barbara Ireland has come home, with a fully revised and updated second edition of 36 Hours: USA & Canada.* Marquee metropolises like New York, Montreal, and Los Angeles; world-famous natural wonders at Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon; the hidden charm of Rust Belt cities like Duluth and Detroit?they?re all here. And so are 29 new destinations not published in the first edition, from Banff, with its crystal blue glacier-fed lakes, to El Paso, where the border culture spans two states and two countries. For a taste of adventure and a veritable journey throughout the continent, explore 36 Hours in America.
150 North American destinations, from metropolitan hot spots to unexpected hideaways Practical recommendations for over 600 restaurants and 450 hotels Color-coded tabs and ribbons to bookmark your favorite cities in each region Nearly 1,000 photos All stories have been updated and adapted by Barbara Ireland, a veteran Times travel editor Illustrations by Olimpia Zagnoli of Milan, Italy Easy-to-reference indexes Detailed city-by-city maps that pinpoint every stop on your itinerary
Also in this series:
36 Hours: Europe*
36 Hours: Latin America & The Caribbean*
36 Hours: Asia & Oceania*
36 Hours: USA & Canada Region Volumes: West Coast, Northeast, Southeast, Midwest & Great Lakes, and Southwest & Rocky Mountains
36 Hours: World (3/36/365)
*Also available as ebooks[more]
Binding: Kindle Edition
Description: Plan Your NYC Vacation Like an InsiderWelcome to the New York City Travel Guide 2014, written by Melissa, author of the independent travel website www.nycinsiderguide.com and a fourth-generation, lifelong New Yorker. During her 5 years running the NYC Insider Guide, Melissa reviewed dozens of New York City Vacation Guides, but none advised "How to Plan Your New York City Vacation," so you make the MOST of your time and money. This NYC Guide Book answers all the most commonly asked questions and helps you avoid the most common mistakes.This NYC Travel Planning Guide is a PRE VACATION NYC Guide, like, ?New York City 101.? It?s an overview of NYC, filled with New York Insider Tips, to help you PLAN your trip so you completely maximize your NYC experience. Planning your first trip to New York City? Overwhelmed by how much there is to see, do, shop and eat and worried you won't have time for it all? Think NYC is too expensive for a proper vacation? NYC Insider Guide is here to answer all your questions, such as: When should I visit? What?s the weather like? What should I pack?How much should I budget for my NYC vacation?Should I visit the Empire State Building or the Top of the Rock?How do I get half price Broadway tickets? Where are all the NYC Coupons?What?s the best way to get from the airport to my hotelWhen are NYC Museums free to enter?Are the sightseeing passes worth buying?Is the subway safe?Comparison of 9-11 Memorial, 9-11 Museum, Ground Zero Museum WorkshopIs the Statue of Liberty free?Melissa realized how much incorrect information was out there about NYC, when she saw some of the forum posts on popular travel sites, especially those answered by other tourists, were just plain...wrong. If you want your New York Travel Tips from a NYC local, and not from other tourists, then this New York Insider Guide is for you.The NYC Insider Printable Maps Guide to New York CityKindle is fabulous, but has limits for travel guides, which require maps and photos. The NYC Travel Guide contains some maps, but for printable, larger versions, we include links to FREE downloadable NYC maps you can access anytime on www.nycinsiderguide.com.The upside of a kindle-only travel guide is it is easy to keep current. The website, nycinsiderguide.com, is updated almost daily, and this book is kept up to date as well. Since this book is only sold electronically, there is no need to wait for annual publishing deadlines. The information in hard copy travel guide books is usually at least one year old, often older. In New York City ? that?s a lifetime! Use this guide to start your vacation planning, and then never worry about it again. Who wants to lug an extra 100 pages they don't need around on vacation?
What Others are Saying About The NYC Insider GuideAbout the downloadable NYC Printable Map Guide (available at www.nycinsiderguide.com)"Thank you so much for this guide...this is absolutely what I was looking for in terms of "need to know information". You have a done a great job :) It practically has taken all the stress out of planning what we are going to do and will make sure we don't miss anything. So thank you.""My friend and I just got back from our first trip to NYC. Your guide was GREAT!! We used it everyday. I particularly loved how there were suggestions for each area/neighborhood! That was very useful!""What a tremendous resource. The maps are amazing and I love all the personalized and useful information you've put into your ebook. It's like having a friend in New York showing me around and looking out for me."[more]
New York 400: A Visual History of America's Greatest City with Images from The Museum of the City of New YorkAuthor: The Museum of the City of New York
Description: The year 2009 is a landmark in the history of New York, and America. It?s the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson?s arrival along the river that bears his name. With public initiatives and media attention on commemorative events and exhibits at a fever pitch throughout the year, the stage is set for New York 400, a one-of-a-kind celebration of the greatest city in America.With unprecedented access to the Museum of the City of New York?s vast archive, this is a visual history of the city of New York like none other, focusing not merely on landmarks but also on everyday life in the city over the past four centuries. The people, arts, culture, politics, and drama unfold through hundreds of rarely seen photographs and a fascinating profile of the city that never sleeps. Featuring essays from leading historians of the distinct epochs of Gotham, this volume takes us from the days of Director-General Petrus Stuyvesant in the seventeenth century through to mayors Giuliani and Bloomberg in the modern melting pot that is New York in the twenty-first century.The Museum of the City of New York has a unique mandate—to explore the past, present, and future of New York, and to celebrate the city?s heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. Its unparalleled collections, including photography, sculpture, costumes, toys, and decorative arts, enable the museum to present a variety of exhibitions, public programs, and publications investigating what gives New York its singular character.[more]
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