Spend an Afternoon at Fifth Avenue, Tanger Outlets and More
Where can you go shopping in New York? Just about everywhere! And along your shopping vacation, you’ll enjoy spectacular scenery.
From Long Island’s “Miracle Mile” of posh designers, Americana Manhasset, to the antiques centers of the scenic Hudson Valley, to the hot glass studios of Corning's Gaffer District in the Finger Lakes, to New York’s Amish Trail along country roads in Chautauqua-Allegheny, New York is the place for fabulous finds!
Shopping in New York City offers amazing variety, from classic superstores like Saks and Tiffany’s to great outdoor markets like the Brooklyn Flea, where hundreds of vendors sell everything from artisan cheeses to vintage jewelry. Every NYC shopping list should include a stroll along Fifth Avenue, if only to see the artsy window displays.
See what’s new in high-tech luxury at the innovative Hammacher Schlemmer. A midtown landmark since 1926, they first introduced technologies like the pop-up toaster, electric razor and microwave oven. Mac fanatics can try out all the latest gadgets at the 24-hour flagship Apple Store. Families love the iconic toy store F.A.O. Schwarz and the Lego Store that features fun events. Toys “R” Us Times Square is a kids’ wonderland with a 60-foot Ferris wheel, life-size Barbie Dollhouse and 20-foot animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex.
You can be fabulous at bargain prices! The landmark Century 21 Department Stores offer great discounts on fashions by top designers. MacKenzie-Childs in Manhattan is famous for whimsical furniture and tableware in vibrant patterns. Visit the gardens that inspire them, and their Victorian farmhouse showroom, in the Finger Lakes.
Upscale malls and outlets upstate benefit from proximity to fashionable New York City. The Hudson Valley boasts one of the world's largest collections of designer shopping destinations, Woodbury Common. Find stylish clothes and home furnishings at discount prices amid 165 shops at Long Island’s Tanger Outlets, and 150 brand-name stores at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, ten minutes from Niagara Falls. The Factory Outlets of Lake George, and Waterloo Premium Outlets in the Finger Lakes, also put super-savings within easy reach of great travel destinations—from full-service resorts to wineries.
In Syracuse Destiny USA, the nation’s 6th largest shopping center, mixes luxury retailers and premium outlets—from Michael Kors to BCBG MaxAzria—with diverse restaurants and unique entertainment like an Ice Museum, WonderWorks and the Canyon Climb Adventure.
Historic Hudson Valley towns like Hudson and Rhinebeck feature some of the nation’s finest antique hunting destinations, including the popular Rhinebeck Antiques Fairs every spring, summer and fall. Surrounded by apple orchards and horse farms, Sugar Loaf Art & Craft Village presents dozens of artisan shops and galleries within strolling distance of cozy cafés. Country roads in the Catskills lead to antique shops, flea markets and farmers markets in friendly villages like Callicoon and Woodstock. Follow the scenic Catskills Antiques Trail and Pottery Trail.
Along the Olympic Trail Scenic Byway in the Adirondacks, galleries in villages like Lake Placid and Saranac Lake feature regional art, pottery and traditional Adirondack furniture.
• Americana Manhasset
• Apple Store
• Brooklyn Flea
• Catskills Antiques & Pottery Trail
• Century 21 Department Stores
• Corning's Gaffer District
• Destiny USA
• F.A.O. Schwarz
• Factory Outlets of Lake George
• Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls
• Fifth Avenue
• Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard
• Hammacher Schlemmer
• Lego Store
• New York’s Amish Trail
• Niagara Falls
• NYC shopping
• Olympic Trail Scenic Byway
• Rhinebeck Antiques Fairs
• Sugar Loaf Art & Craft Village
• Tanger Outlets
• Toys “R” Us Times Square
• Waterloo Premium Outlets
• Woodbury Common