Lonely Planet Discover New York City
Brandon Presser, Michael Grosberg, Carolina A. Miranda, Cristian Bonnetto
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Interactive and inspiring, Discover New York City highlights all the must-see sights and must-do experiences through stunning images, insider tips, tailored itineraries and easy-to-navigate content. Discover New York City is the ideal tool for planning and experiencing your perfect trip.
Our experienced, passionate team of authors and local experts immerse themselves in each country they visit, finding and sharing the unique experiences, and practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed.
Inside Discover New York City :
• Full color styling and images
• Neighborhood maps
• Itineraries organized by theme
• Recommended points-of-interest – covering eating, sleeping, going out, shopping, activities and attractions
• Local experts recommend what not-to-miss
Special eBook enhancements
• Scalable maps and images – enabling you to zoom in for greater detail
• Google maps integration – see where you are and where you are going (requires internet connection)
• Comprehensive interlinking – seamlessly flip between pages, jump between maps and reviews, or visit the websites of places we recommend
• Search – jump straight to what you are looking for with inbuilt search capability
• Add notes – touch a word to add notes and personalize your guidebook
• Bookmark – use bookmarks to quickly return to a page
• Dictionary –quickly look up the meaning of any word with the inbuilt dictionary
Discover New York City is written and researched by Michael Grosberg, Cristian Bonetto, Carolina A Miranda and Brandon Presser.
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fluctuations (lowest in January and February, highest in September and October), and plenty of options both below and above (especially above) this rate. When you get your bill, the hotel will also tack on a 14.75% room tax and a $3.50 per night occupancy tax. If you're looking to find the best room rates, then flexibility is key – weekdays are often cheaper. If you are visiting over a weekend, try for a business hotel in the Financial District, which tends to empty out when the workweek ends.
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works by every important painter from Duccio to Rembrandt. In fact, everything here is, literally, a masterpiece. On the north end, in Gallery 615, is Vermeer's tender 17th-century painting A Maid Asleep. Gallery 608, to the west, contains a luminous 16th-century altar by Renaissance master Raphael. And in a room stuffed with works by Zurbarán and Murillo (Gallery 618), there is an array of paintings by Velázquez, the most extraordinary of which depicts the dashing Juan de Pareja. And that's just
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connects Long Island City to Brooklyn (including Williamsburg). Train Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has a useful connection from Manhattan's Penn Station to Flushing. Bus Useful routes include the M60, which runs from La Guardia Airport to Harlem and Columbia University in Manhattan, via Astoria. Need to Know » Area code 718 » Location Across the East River from Manhattan » Tourist office (www.discoverqueens.info; Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd; 10am-6pm Mon-Fri,