Lonely Planet New York City (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Brandon Presser, Cristian Bonetto, Carolina A Miranda

Lonely Planet: The world's top commute consultant publisher

Lonely Planet long island urban consultant is your passport to the entire such a lot correct and updated recommendation on what to work out, what to pass, and what hidden discoveries anticipate you. Stand and applaud a razzle-dazzle Broadway express, soak up the long-lasting skyline in the course of a ferry journey towards girl Liberty's beckoning torch, or walk alongside critical Park's elm-lined walkways; all along with your depended on shuttle significant other. Get to the center of latest York urban and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet manhattan urban trip Guide:

  • Full-color maps and pictures all through
  • Highlights and itineraries express you the easiest technique to tailor your journey in your personal own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips prevent time and cash and assist you get round like a neighborhood, keeping off crowds and bother spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - together with hours of operation, cell numbers, web content, transit suggestions, and costs
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - together with consuming, slumbering, sight-seeing, going out, procuring, and hidden gem stones that almost all guidebooks omit
  • Cultural insights offer you a richer and extra profitable trip adventure - together with heritage, artwork, cinema, song, structure, nightlife, style, and delicacies
  • Free, handy pull-out long island urban map (included in print version), plus forty five colour local maps
  • Useful features - together with Walking excursions, trip with young ones, and Month-by-Month (annual pageant calendar)
  • Coverage of decrease big apple, SoHo, Chinatown, reduce East facet, Greenwich Village, Chelsea, Meatpacking District, Union sq., Flatiron District, Gramercy, Midtown, top East aspect, higher West part, Harlem, Brooklyn, Queens, and extra

The excellent selection: Lonely Planet big apple urban Guide, our such a lot entire advisor to long island urban, is ideal for these making plans to either discover the pinnacle points of interest and take the line much less traveled.

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Authors: Written and researched by means of Lonely Planet, Brandon Presser, Cristian Bonetto, and Carolina A. Miranda.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has develop into the world's top trip consultant writer with guidebooks to each vacation spot in the world, in addition to an award-winning web site, a collection of cellular and electronic trip items, and a committed vacationer group. Lonely Planet's project is to allow curious tourists to event the realm and to really get to the guts of the areas they locate themselves in.

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