Lonely Planet - Discover New York City 2017

Lonely Planet - Discover New York City 2017

4th Edition

by Lonely Planet KidsRegis St Louis Cristian Bonetto and others

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/09/2016

 

Lonely Planet Discover New York City is your passport to NYC's top sights and most authentic experiences.

Stroll the massive green spaces of Central Park, overload your senses in Chinatown, and be inspired by the Statue of Liberty; all with your trusted travel companion. Offering visually-inspiring content along with the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you, this photo-rich, user-friendly guide makes planning fun and easy. Discover the best of New York City and begin your journey now

Inside Lonely Planet Discover New York City

  • In-depth coverage of the destination's must-see sights along with hidden gems that most guidebooks miss to get you to the heart of a place
  • Intuitively organized with essential information at your fingertips
  • Eye-catching full-colour design and easy-to-use layout with maps and images throughout
  • Annotated images that bring a destination to life
  • Practical planning and transport tools including a fold-out map (included in print version) that gives instant access to must-see sights to help you navigate as you plot out your itinerary
  • Short and extended itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests to make the most of your time on the road
  • Insider tips and insights to save time and money, avoid crowds and trouble spots, and to get to know the destination like a local
  • Honest recommendations for all budgets
  • Cultural insights and background information to put top sights and experiences in context and to give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience (includes cuisine, art, architecture, history, wine, sport, and etiquette)
  • Free, convenient pull-out New York City map (included in print version)
  • Covers Manhattan, Soho, Chinatown, East Village, Lower East Side, Greenwich Village, Chelsea and the Meatpacking District, Union Square, Central Park, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Discover New York City, our easy-to-use guide, filled with inspiring and colourful photos, focuses on New York City's most popular attractions and authentic experiences for those looking for the best of the best and have minimal time for planning.

  • Also looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences and extensively covers all of the ins and outs of the city's neighborhoods? Check out Lonely Planet New York City guide.
  • Or check out Pocket New York City, a handy-sized guide focused on only the absolutely can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
  • Also be sure to check out Lonely Planet Eastern USA for a comprehensive look at all that the region has to offer, or Lonely Planet Best of USA, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

ISBN:
9781786570048
9781786570048
Category:
Travel & holiday
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-09-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Country of origin:
Australia
Edition:
4th Edition
Dimensions (mm):
197.1x128.02x20.07mm
Weight:
0.3kg
Lonely Planet Kids

From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere.

With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be.

From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us.

We pledge to share our enthusiasm, sense of humour and continual fascination for what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

Cristian Bonetto

Born to northern Italian parents, Australian travel writer Cristian Bonetto spends significant amounts of time in Italy each year.

While he loathes playing favourites, he will admit that Rome has a particular hold on him. Not only does he love its nail-biting backstory, extraordinary architecture and ivy-clad back streets, he’s also drawn to its less obvious, everyday charms, from vintage espresso bars to avant-garde concept stores, off-the-radar boutiques and suburban street art. Together, they keep his camera clicking and his notebooks full of scribbles and stories. Cristian began his writing life as a playwright, running a small theatre company and producing a handful of comedies.

In 2003, his play Il Cortile (The Courtyard) was awarded an Australia Council grant and was performed in numerous Italian cities, including Rome. After a short stint writing scripts for Australian soaps Home & Away and Neighbours in the early 2000s, Cristian turned his hand to travel writing.

Since 2006, he has written more than 30 travel guides for Lonely Planet, for destinations as varied as Naples, Venice, Copenhagen, New York, Los Angeles, Singapore and Brisbane. He is also a globe-trotting host of travel videos and a travel writer for UK newspaper The Telegraph.

Lonely Planet Publications Staff

Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community.

Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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