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Published in New York .
Written in English

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Statementby M.F. Sweetser and Simeon Ford.
LC ClassificationsF128.47 .S972
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23305489M
LC Control Numbertmp92001157

Experience the best of New York City sightseeing on foot with this private, 4-hour, walking tour. Along with a knowledgeable local guide, visit many of the most popular New York City locations — Times Square and the Theatre District, Central Park, Midtown Manhattan, Lower Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge or build a customized schedule to suit any particular preferences.5/5(). Arriving. Taxis are the best way to get to the city. From LaGuardia Airport, a yellow cab to Midtown Manhattan costs $16–$26, plus tolls; from JFK, it's a $45 flat fee, plus bridge or tunnel fees.. Getting Around. New Yorkers like to walk — quickly — and once you glimpse the traffic snarl that paralyzes Midtown for the bulk of the business day you'll know why.

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