Roosevelt Island Aerial Tramway ) Beautiful views of Manhattan and the East River together with the novelty of a cable car ride and all for a single swipe of a Metro Card: the Roosevelt Island tram ride is a win win trip in New York City!
Above the crowds and craziness of Times Square, the hidden cocktail bars (favorite is the R Lounge in the Renaissance Hotel) offer incredible views of the bright lights and yellow cabs the city is so famous for!
New York City tips: As a tourist, don't do these things! NYers aren't exactly famous for being polite to tourists, but that's just because most tourists don't know how to act in the Big Apple. For example don't stop in the middle of sidewalk.