This brand new edition is packed with all the information you need to enjoy New York in a genuinely pocketable format. From the dizzy heights of the Empire State Building to laid-back Greenwich Village, all places to go and unmissable attractions are explored within easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, so you can locate the information you need at a glance. The top attractions are conveniently identified to ensure you see the very best architecture, museums, parks and much more. The brand new 'Perfect Day' feature is designed to link all the most quintessential New York experiences that won't fail to inspire you and will help you to plan your ideal trip. From Lower Manhattan and West Midtown to Central Park and Harlem, all areas are covered in depth alongside full-colour photographs that provide a highly visual introduction to this fabulous city. There are also ideas for excursions to the Outer Boroughs for those wanting to travel a little further afield. Full colour fold-out maps are also included to provide instant orientation wherever you are.
A concise history chapter and the handy cultural tips throughout the guide combine to give you a deeper understanding of the area's intriguing heritage and how it has become the iconic city it is today. There are also plenty of ideas for how to spend your leisure time, whether you want to find the best shopping and nightlife hotspots, take a memorable harbour cruise, take the kids to the zoo, or simply enjoy a stroll in the park. The variety of restaurants and foods available in New York is unsurpassed and the 'Eating Out' chapter in this guide highlights all the local specialities and full listings for the best places to dine, with an indication of price range. The comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides an A-Z summary of all the expert practical advice you will need, including reliable recommendations of accommodation to suit all budgets, information on climate, health, transport, money, tips for those with disabilities and much more. Small in size but big on content, this guide will help you truly get to the heart of New York and all it has to offer.