Dorling Kindersley Publications. Size 5"x8?". Durable, "Flexi-binding". This guide is a visual as well as an informational feast, and includes 100's of three-dimensional aerial maps of districts, streets and buildings. The unique graphics show cutaways and floor plans of museums and landmark buildings. It also includes a "Travellers' Needs" section that covers comprehensive hotel recommendations, extensive restaurant ratings, detailed descriptions of sights, as wells as shops, markets, entertainment, and activities for children; plus a "Survival Guide" that describes airport transfers, local transportation, public toilets, crime trends and even how to us a pay phone.
Berlitz Publishing. 144 pages. Size 4"x5?". Includes local language and cultural tips; updated hotel and restaurant information catering to every budget; color-coded quick-reference sections with lists of most frequently used phrases and expressions; full color photos and graphics; maps; updated information covering amenities, transport, and emergencies; practical advice for leisure and business travel; and comprehensive recommendations for shopping, sports, festivals, and nightlife.
Harper Collins Publishers. 272 pages. Size 5?"x9?". Organized by neighborhood, the way people really explore, this guide features: detailed color maps and illustrations keyed to the entries; color-coded entries to distinguish restaurants, hotels, shops, parks, and sights; restaurants rated by price and quality; notes on history and architecture; bite-sized bits of information and impeccable design; a "Bests" section with recommendations by locals and well-known frequent visitors; Websites and e-mail addresses; exceptional user-friendliness of format.
2nd Edition. Moon Publications. 256 pages. Hudson River Valley native Nikki Goth Itoi offers an insider's view of this scenic New York City getaway, from touring the Rockefeller and Vanderbilt mansions to fly-fishing in the Catskills. Nikki is the perfect tour guide, providing unique trip ideas such as Outdoor Highlights and Food Lover's Hudson River Valley. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, Moon Hudson River Valley has lots of options for a range of travel budgets. Every Moon guidebook includes recommendations for must-see sights and many regional, area and city-centered maps. Including advice on visiting the Hudson Valley Wineries and skiing and snowboarding on Hunter Mountain, Moon Hudson River Valley gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience. With expert writers, first-rate strategic advice, and an essential dose of humor, Moon guidebooks are the cure for the common trip.
Fodor Publications. (Full-Color Gold Guides). 552 pages. Fodor's helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although you're at the helm, Fodor's offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. It's like having a friend in New York City! ?Your vacation never looked better. This Fodor's full-color guide paints an unforgettable picture of New York City with vibrant maps, vividly illustrated features, and stunning color photos. ?Updated annually, Fodor's New York City provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook. ?Fodor's New York City features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime. ?If it's not worth your time, it's not in this book. Fodor's discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodor's Choice designations, ensure that you'll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in New York City. ?Experience New York City like a local! Fodor's New York City includes unique photo-features that impart the city's culture, covering trips to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island; quintessential museum; a look at Ground Zero; Central Park activities; and much more! ?Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include "Top Reasons to Go," "Word of Mouth" advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls. ?Full-color pullout map
Frommer Publications. 480 pages. Opinionated write-ups. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about their destinations--tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way. Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people. All Complete guides offer user-friendly features including star ratings and special icons to point readers to great finds, excellent values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and overrated experiences. The latest, savviest trip-planning advice to help readers make the most of their time and money.
Frommer Publications. 352 pages. "In the land of $49 burgers and $1,000-a-night hotel rooms, author Ethan Wolff shows that the adventurous budget traveler can still do the Big Apple in style. Written for residents as well as visitors, this guide has plenty of good clear maps and a chapter of free and cheap itineraries." --San Francisco Chronicle. In New York City, the rich are very rich. How can people have a good time in this high-cost city without going broke? This new edition of Frommer's NYC Free & Dirt Cheap delivers the answers, offering the latest information on everything from free museum admissions to the cheapest places to stay, eat, and shop.