Pauline Frommer's highly personal guide to her own home city has, in previous editions, twice been named "Best Guidebook of the Year" by the North American Travel Journalists Association. Her book has been New York City's top-selling guide for the last decade. It's published in full color, adding dozens of engaging, helpful photos, and color maps to her award-winning advice. This guide, which is printed in easy-to-read type, contains:
Smart itineraries, including for families and short staysLocal knowledge on the best places to eat―and how to avoid tourist trapsDetailed maps marked with attractions, hotels, restaurants, and subway stopsExact pricing for hotels, restaurants, attractions, tours and more, so you'll never have to guess―plus invaluable info about what you'll need to reserve in advanceAdvice on how to avoid the crowds at the city's top attractions, and which observation deck to chooseFull-color New York City subway mapFun, informative self-guided walking tours spanning the city, with mapsPicks in all price categories so you can splurge or be frugal, using the Frommer's star rating system
PLUS A handy pull-out, indexed map of New York City About Frommer's: There's a reason Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for nearly 70 years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe, and since then, we have become a household name by publishing thousands of titles and helping millions upon millions of people realize their dreams of seeing our planet within their budget. Travel is easy with Frommer's.
About the Author
Pauline Frommer started traveling with her guidebook-writing parents at the age of four months and hasn't stopped since. She is the Editorial Director for the Frommer Guidebooks and Frommers.com, as well as author of what has been the bestselling guidebook to her hometown since its first edition. Her first job in travel was on the website Frommers.com, and eventually she worked her way up to Editor in Chief. Pauline also served as Travel Editor for MSNBC.com for several years, before working with John Wiley and Sons to create the award-winning Pauline Frommer Guidebooks, a 14-book series that won the coveted "Best Guidebook of the Year" title three years in a row from the North American Travel Journalists Association (and once from the Society of American Travel Writers). For four years, Pauline created weekly travel segments for CNN's Headline News and CNN's Pipeline. You may also have seen her talking travel on The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, ABC World News Tonight, Good Morning America, FOX News and every local news station you can name. Her writings have been widely published in everything from Budget Travel Magazine to the Dallas Morning News to Nick Jr. magazine. Her podcast, The Frommer's Travel Show, was named one of the 13 best for travel by the New York Times. She resides in New York City with her husband, Columbia University Professor Mahlon Stewart and two very well-traveled daughters.