Synopses & Reviews
Spend more time sharing the experience of exploring a new place with those you love most with the Family Guides from DK Eyewitness Travel. This new guidebook series gives parents with kids between the ages of four and twelve the insider background they need to plan vacations that everyone in the family will enjoy.
Recommendations for the best things to see and do in a city or country are brought to life for children with fun facts, quizzes, and cartoons in the Kid's Corner sections throughout each guidebook.
Planning an ideal day out is easy and fun with itineraries based on major sights and nearby places of interest. All the practical information you need appears alongside the sight, including transportation information, budget tips, age range suitability, and where to eat. Each page bursts with insider knowledge and is loaded with ideas for activities that will engage children, from decoding secret messages at the Spy Museum in DC, to the best ice-skating spots in London and New York City. Meanwhile, the most family-friendly, best value accommodation options have been chosen with brood-based budgets in mind.
The Family Guides are designed to give both parents and children real insight into a destination, while balancing sightseeing with opportunities to let off steam at a nearby park or playground.
Each guide is packed with all the practical information you need for a fun, stress-free family vacation, including detailed maps of the main sightseeing areas for easy navigation and dazzling full color throughout for a guide ideally suited to planning a trip, on-the-road use, and as a souvenir following the trip.