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New York City Guide Books

Guide Access New York City (9th Ed)

This guide is organized by area. The text is color coded and overall it is very concise and text-oriented.
"If you have enough time and are willing to give serendipity a chance, the best way to experience in New York is on foot, exploring neighborhood by neighborhood, with this book in hand."

Guide The Complete Idiot's Guide to New York
by Bruce Murphy, Alessandra De Rosa

"Down-to-Earth Advice detailing New York by sights, hotels, restaurants, dos and don'ts, tourist traps, and time- and money-wasters to be avoided! The new Complete Idiots Travel Guides have the advice and opinions that matter for the perfect trip."

Guide Fodor's Exploring New York City (4th Edition)

This is a beautiful guide with rich color photos and lots of detail.

Newcomers How to Survive New York City for the Newcomer

A book to reduce stress, loss of money, and culture shock, for the newcomer or visitor to New York City. Covers language, customs, communication, transportation, housing, food, shopping...even dressing for the weather and finding public restrooms.

Guide Lonely Planet New York City (2nd Ed.)
by David M. Ellis

This guide truly provides a full range of pricing from budget to luxury and has nice color plates.

Guide Fodor's Citypack New York City : A Complete Pocket Guide Plus a Full-Size Color Map

"These ingenious city guides package a concise full-color miniguide together with a full-size color map in a sturdy plastic sleeve. This convenient two-in-one travel resource is perfect for the on-the-go traveler who only needs the highlights in brief."

Guide Frommer's New York City With Kids (7th Ed)

"Profiles favorite kid-friendly restaurants and accommodations, providing complete details on facilities and programs that help parents, and suggests meaningful sightseeing experiences and activities for families with children of different ages."

Guide Berlitz Pocket Guide New York (Berlitz Pocket Guides)

This guide is small with nice color plates.
"Included is information on must-see sights, transportation, emergencies, hotel and restaurant recommendations, shopping, nightlife, and more--plus detailed maps and stunning photography."

Guide Flashmaps New York (5th Edition)

This guide has tons of maps; you can locate almost anything. It also includes price ranges for hotels and restaurants but no descriptions.

Guide Fun Places to Go With Children in New York (1st Ed)
by Randi Millman-Brown

First published in March 1998 by Chronicle Books, this book covers the entire state and is broken down into 8 regions. It also covers northern New Jersey, Western Connecticut and South East Ontario.

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