Your complete guide to Sightseeing in New York City by Public Transit
Located on the central Atlantic coast of the USA, New York is one of the world's major financial and cultural centres. It is divided into five boroughs, each one a city in its own rite. In the centre of them Manhattan shows off its skyscrapers including the iconic Empire State Building, which, for decades was the world's tallest building. Surrounding Manhattan are the Bronx to the north, Queens to the east and Brooklyn and Staten Island to the south. Many world class museums, galleries and theatres exhibit their collections and talents in this exciting city, which is one of the top tourist destinations anywhere.
Everything you need to know to get around New York City by public transit
Getting Around We have all the information you need for sightseeing in NYC without the higher cost and limited flexibility of package tours. We introduce you to the different modes of transit in New York - The Subway, Buses, and the Long Island and Metro-North Railroad. You certainly won't want to miss going for a ride on the famous Staten Island Ferry, which is a tourist attraction in it's own rite. You will find tips and advice on how to get around on the transit system without the usual problems experienced by new users.
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Spend Less and See More by Sightseeing in New York City by public transit
Everything you need to plan your own sightseeing in NYC for less money and with more flexibility than packaged tours. All of the tourist attractions we feature include instructions for getting to them by public transit as well as exact directions for walking to them from the nearest Subway or Railroad station or bus connections if needed. In addition, we provide a selection of recommended Day Tours and Walking Tours.
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Your complete guide to the many fun things to do in New York City
Fun things to do in NYC Read up and discover the best things to see in NYC. You will find details on an abundance of NYC tourist attractions complete with information on hours and how to get to each one on public transit. We introduce you to the many parks, beaches, museums, theatres, historic districts, shopping districts and more. Whether you are visiting the 'big apple' for just one day or several weeks, we have many suggestions for fun things to do in NYC.
Recommended New York City restaurants near Subway Stations and attractions
Dining near Transit New York is overflowing with dining options. To help you get started we have compiled a list of recommended places to dine in the districts of Manhattan that are popular with tourists and that are located near Subway Stations and other popular tourist attractions. Our recommendations include restaurants in numerous cuisine categories and price ranges. Each one includes a brief review. All of the restaurants we feature offer very good value in their category.
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