Why spend $20 bucks on one tour when you can buy a book of several tours for half that? With these walking guides, you can see what you want at your own pace and if you forget something, you can simply look it up. With AudioGuide NYC, you can listen along to the tapes and stop and start as you see fit. Enjoy!
New York Walking Guides
New York: A Guide to the Metropolis
by Gerard R. Wolfe, G. E. Wolfe
Twenty different walking tours of New York's Architecture and History, covering all parts of the City including the outer boroughs.
This series of four audiocassette walking tours of New York City,
includes Eclectic Greenwich Village, Glamorous Fifth Avenue, Relaxing Central Park, and Historic Downtown. Ideal for long-time residents or enthusiastic first-time visitors. Set includes 2 90-minute tapes and 4 maps.
This book is pocket-sized and includes places to have snack breaks along the walks.
Fun self-guided tours with special maps, step-by-step itineraries and floor plans.
Engaging text and good maps from the Walking... Series.
Nature Walks of Central Park
by Dennis Burton
This book gives detailed information about the plant and animal life of Central Park; it even includes the bloom times of the flowering trees.
"This is a great way for Beat aficionados visiting New York to get a taste of the city, and a fun way for locals to spend an afternoon or two discovering new spots and seeing familiar places in a new light."
A food lovers walking, eating, and shopping guide to ethnic enclaves in New York's boroughs.
"Whether you live in New York or are just coming for a visit, if you've ever watched a New York movie and wondered where a particular scene was filmed (and let's face it, who hasn't?) then this book is a must."
Touring the Upper East Side: Walks in Five Historic Districts|
by Andrew S. Dolkart
A beautiful book with a rich history of the neighborhoods.
"The South Street Seaport district in lower Manhattan...has been the epicenter of immigration, trade, and commerce in New York City for more than 350 years and is still home to the largest collection of historic architecture in Manhattan."
"Descriptions of over 40 landmarks and attractions are accompanied by 35 color photographs and historical images. Two maps, in full color, pinpoint all of the locations. A brief essay on Coney Island history gives tour-goers indispensable background information."
Discover the history of one of the less explored neighborhoods in Manhattan.
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