New York City For Dummies (Dummies Travel 7th Edition)
By: Myka Carroll (author)Paperback
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From soaring skyscrapers to rumbling subways, power shopping to bargain-hunting, world-renowned restaurants to neighborhood delis and pizzerias, majestic cathedrals to Times Square New York has it all. Chances are you can't do it all, but this friendly guide helps you take a big bite out of the Big Apple.
Written by a longtime local, New York City For Dummies covers all the highlights of this fast-changing city, with recommendations in every price category.Insightful commentary and opinionated reviews. New York City for Dummies includes a shopper's guide, featuring trendy areas like SoHo, NoHo, and NoLita. It also contains information about free attractions, including the Staten Island ferry. Sample itineraries help you to make the most of your tripWith information on "must see" attractions like the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and Central Park, places to take the kids, an insider's look at the nightlife, tips on getting discount tickets to popular shows, and a Quick Concierge with all kinds of info, this guide will have you saying, "I love New York."
New York City-based Myka Carroll edited 70+ travel guides before deciding to jump to the other side of the desk as a freelance writer. Her favorite New York movie is Smoke, her favorite New York band is Sonic Youth, and her favorite New York hero is Shirley Chisholm.
Introduction 1 Part I: Introducing New York City 5 Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of New York City 7 Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into New York City 20 Chapter 3: Deciding When to Go 27 Part II: Planning Your Trip to New York City 33 Chapter 4: Managing Your Money 35 Chapter 5: Getting to New York City 43 Chapter 6: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests 50 Chapter 7: Taking Care of the Remaining Details 57 Part III: Settling into New York City 63 Chapter 8: Arriving and Getting Oriented 65 Chapter 9: Checking In at New York City s Best Hotels 87 Chapter 10: Dining and Snacking in New York City 118 Part IV: Exploring New York City 165 Chapter 11: New York City s Top Sights 167 Chapter 12: Shopping in New York City 209 Chapter 13: Following an Itinerary: Five Great Options 235 Part V: Living It Up After Dark: New York City Nightlife 247 Chapter 14: Applauding the Cultural Scene 249 Chapter 15: Hitting the Clubs and Bars 263 Part VI: The Part of Tens 281 Chapter 16: The Top Ten Cheap New York City Experiences 283 Chapter 17: The Top Ten Essential New York City Eating Experiences 288 Chapter 18: Ten New York City Experiences to Avoid 292 Appendix: Quick Concierge 297 Index 304
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