Before you plan your family’s next Big Apple excursion, get some help from a professional . . . and from your kids! The Kid’s Guide to New York City lets the kids help plan the trip and guides you as you explore the city, neighborhood by neighborhood. Inside you’ll find kid-tested tips on where to go, where to eat, what to see, and where to get the best souvenirs. Along the way the kids will be engaged by sharing fun New York facts and cool tips. Awesome games will keep everyone busy as you crisscross the city on foot, by subway or bus, or in a cab.
About the Author
Award-winning author Eileen Ogintz is a leading national family travel expert whose syndicated column Taking the Kids is the most widely distributed column in the country on family travel. She has also created TakingtheKids.com which helps families to make the most of their vacations together. Ogintz is the author of seven family travel books and is often quoted in major publications such as USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times as well as parenting and women's magazines on family travel. She has appeared on such television programs as "The Today Show," "Good Morning America" and "Oprah," as well as dozens of local radio and television news programs. She has traveled around the world with her three children and others in the family, talking to other traveling families wherever she goes.
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The Kid's Guide to New York City
By Ogintz, Eileen
Globe PequotCopyright © 2004 Ogintz, Eileen
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A lot of kids who come to New York City try food they haven't eaten at home. Check off what you've tried:
--A hot dog from a street vendor
--A hot salted pretzel or roasted nuts from a street vendor
--A slice of pizza folded in half (that's the way New Yorkers eat it)
--A pastrami sandwich
--A fresh bagel with a schmear (of cream cheese)
--Chinatown noodles or rice with chopsticks
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Table of Contents
(1) Welcome to the Big Apple! (2) East Side, West Side: Figuring Out NYC's Neighborhoods (3) Times Square (4) Must-See Sights (5) New York Museums That Kids Love (6) Park s and Zoos (7) A Little Culture: Music, Dance, and Opera (8) Play Ball (9) Lady Liberty and Ellis Island (10) Ground Zero and Lower Manhattan (11) Where Kids Like to Eat and Shop (12) What a Trip!