You must go up the Empire State Building! You get the best view of New York and its relatively cheap.
We went at around 10pm to get a great night view. It costs $13 which isn't to bad. When we went there was almost nobody there, so we didn't really wait. We did however see the GIANT waiting line areas, so if your planning a visit make sure its early or not busy cause you could wait for a VERY long time. Don't buy anything at the gift shop its the same stuff you can buy anywhere and its cheaper at other places. The best place to buy souvenirs is in Times Square, there's a store there which sells everything at much cheaper prices so make sure the look around. Unless you don't mind overpaying for your souvenirs.
Nothing else really to say except it was an amazing sight.
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