Travelers can find the best of Manhattan at their own pace and on their own with these planned, self-directed excursions. Each tour is designed around a special interest of the visitor, including art, gardens, romance, shopping, entertaining children etc. The author groups sights according to location so visitors see everything in one area before going to another place. Then she tells the fastest or best ways to get to the next destination. A fun way to see New York in a short time.