The Rough Guide to New York City

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Practical travel guide to New York City featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in New York City. The Rough Guide to New York City also includes details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in New York City, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.


The Rough Guide to New York City covers: the Harbor Islands; the Financial District; Tribeca; Soho; Chinatown; Little Italy; Nolita; Lower East Side; the East Village; the West Village; Chelsea; the Meatpacking District; Union Square; Gramercy Park; the Flatiron District; Midtown East; Midtown West; Central Park; the Upper East Side; the Upper West Side; Morningside Heights; Harlem; North Manhattan; Brooklyn; Queens; the Bronx; Staten Island.


Inside this travel guide you'll find:


RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER

Experiences for every kind of trip to New York City, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Governors Island to family activities in child-friendly places, like Central Park or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like the Statute of Liberty.


PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS

Essential pre-departure information including New York City entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.


TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES

Carefully planned routes covering the best of New York City give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.


DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE

Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.


INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL

Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for boating, shopping, visiting jazz clubs or cafés, bars and nightclubs.


HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS

Rough Guides' rundown of Brooklyn, Harlem, Soho, North Manhattan's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to New York City, even in a short time.


HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS

Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in New York City, matching different needs.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into New York City, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.


FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY

Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning The New York Stock Exchange Building and the spectacular Manhattan skyline.


COLOUR-CODED MAPPING

Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in the Financial District, Queens and many more locations in New York City, reduce need to go online.


USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT

With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780241306338
Series: Rough Guides Main Series
Publication Date: 1/31/2018
Pages: 464
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm

Series

This title is a part of Rough Guides Main Series

Practical travel guides series covering countries, cities and regions, with detailed factual travel tips, perfect for independent, long-stay, backpacking and budget-conscious travellers seeking comprehensive travel information and off-the-beaten track experiences


  • Extensive practical travel information including getting there, getting around, climate information, safety tips, accommodation explanations, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Curated author picks with destination highlights at the beginning of each guide

  • Ready-made itineraries covering every corner of the destination

  • Colour-coded places chapters with detailed coverage of places and sights, presented in a points-of-interest structure 

  • Extensive recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with marked-up key sights 

  • Insights on history and nature highlights  

  • Easy to use, newspaper-style layout

  • All guides published from January 2021 are printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each printed guide published from May 2019 


Format: 129 x 198mm

Price: £14.99-£26.99 | $13.99-$34.99

Extent: 616–1208 page

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Reviews

4.7 out of 5, 23 global ratings

Amazon Customer

Excellent product

Reviewed on January 17, 2021
Paperback | Verified

Excellent product, delivered on time Thank you

Amazon Customer

NYC bible

Reviewed on October 18, 2019
Paperback | Verified

It became our bible for NYC. All our adventures around the capital was based from this book and we found great restaurants, markets and neighbourhoods using this guide. Excellent!

Amazon Customer

Great

Reviewed on March 19, 2019
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Great

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