New York City
New York City: Good hotel in Manhattan, and Saturday flea markets
Hotel Pennsylvania has pretty good rates around ($150-$190) a night and is in a great location everything is really close by.
New York City: Where to buy souvenirs for kids ages 5 and 3?
Ellis Island you can find great statue of liberty mini figurines, foam replicas of the statue's crown, and of course the iconic I love New York T-shirts which is a great gift for all ages.