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The best outlets near New York

Ready to go on a serious shopping spree? Head to these outlets near New York for major deals.

Written by
Anna Furman
&
Michele Herrmann
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People from all over the world come to shop in New York. There are trendy boutiques, high end fashion flagships, must-shop vintage stores and so much more. But let’s face it: shopping in this city can be a pain, not to mention expensive. So why not check out some of the best outlets near NYC?

Outlet shopping can be a blast. Not only will you find killer deals, but you’ve got acres of stores to browse, with more offerings than you’ll find in regular retail shops. Not to mention the fact that these outlets can get you out of the city, or even out of the state. Why not plan a weekend getaway around your shopping excursion?

From New Jersey to Connecticut, these outlets have everything you need — clothes, shoes, accessories, home goods and more. Some even offer entertainment like comedy or ice skating. So get out there and get your shopping done at the best outlets near New York.

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Best outlets near New York

1. Destiny USA

251 miles from NYC

This super shopping/entertainment complex has outlet, factory and company stores with a retail roster featuring Apple, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers Factory Store and Nordstrom Rack. Feast upon a dozen sit-down restaurants, a food court and children and adults’ entertainment. And stay overnight at Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse USA Hotel; specialty packages available. 9090 Destiny USA Dr, Syracuse, NY, (315-466-6000, destinyusa.com)

Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods
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2. Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods

138 miles from NYC

A two-hour drive away, have a high rolling weekend in Connecticut via this Tanger Outlets location, which is part of the Foxwoods Resort and Casino. Get lucky with over 85 brands from Coach and Kate Spade, to Brooks Brothers, J Crew, Calvin Klein and Columbia Factory Store. Grab a bite from Johnny Rockets, Stage Deli, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, Cinnabon, Panda Express or It’s Sugar. 55 Trolley Line Blvd, Ledyard, CT (860-383-4340, tangeroutlet.com)

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3. Newport Centre

5 miles from NYC

Take the Path to get to this three-level mall adjacent to the Holland Tunnel. It has more than 130 stores ranging from Forever 21 to Sephora, to Armani Exchange, Zara and H&M plus Macy’s and JC Penney. Its 1,000 seat Dining Pavilion holds over 19 eateries such as Zinburger, The Cheesecake Factory, Pret a Manger and Johnny Rockets. Shop, eat and then see a movie at its 11-screen cinema. 30 Mall Dr W, Jersey City, NJ (201-626-2078, simon.com)

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15 miles from NYC

Eight miles from the George Washington Bridge and 20 miles from the Lincoln Tunnel, this center can cross much off of your list: Whole Foods, Target, Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store, Homegoods, Nike Factory, Nordstrom Rack, Saks OFF 5th and Samsung Customer Service, you name it. Dining too: Olive Garden, Qdoba Mexican Grill and Red Robin, among others. 1 Bergen Town Center, Paramus, NJ (201-845-4050, bergentowncenter.com). 

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5. Jackson Premium Outlets

61 miles from NYC

Two miles from Six Flags Great Adventure, this outlet off of Interstate 195 and accessible from the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway is worth recalculating your Google Maps for last-minute items. Eateries are few (namely, Gloria Jeans Coffee, Nathan’s Famous, Sbarro, and Wok & Roll) but its 70 stores range from Banana Republic, Coach and Nike to Polo Ralph Lauren and Under Armour. 537 Monmouth Rd, Jackson, NJ (732-833-0503 premiumoutlets.com)

54 miles from NYC

With over 130 brands, this Long Island shopping center makes joint excursions easier. Get gear from L.L. Bean, bath bombs from Lush Cosmetics, tech support from Apple, kitchenware from Sur La Table and apparel from H&M or White House Black Market. Over 20 restaurants equally vary: PF Chang’s, Bahama Breeze, The Cheesecake Factory and California Pizza Kitchen, for starters. 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove, NY, (631) 724-8066, simon.com)

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25 miles from NYC

In the lower Hudson Valley, this four-level shopping center is a retail, dining and entertainment destination. Along with 200 stores and 16 sit-down restaurants, find an ice rink, a comedy club and the world’s tallest indoor ropes course. Check out Hot Topic, Gusset, Barnes & Noble and Macy’s. 1000 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack, NY (845-348-1000, palisadescenter.com)

92 miles from NYC

Plan a shopping and sightseeing trip at this 100-store complex within the Pocono Mountains. Along with 12 dining options, the retail range includes Abercrombie & Fitch, Adidas, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Zumiez, among others. The surrounding region is well-matched, with attractions and restaurant and lodging ops. 1000 Premium Outlets Dr, Tannersville, PA (570-629-4650, premiumoutlets.com)

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  • Staten Island

15.4 miles from NYC

Aside from the views, Staten Island is giving you yet another reason to take a ferry to the underrated borough: Empire Outlets. Pace yourselves, shoppers: This isn't your average mall! The 340,000 square feet space is home to a number of stellar brands and designer stores like Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Gap and H&M. Plus, other retail standouts like Nordstrom Rack (hell to the yes) and Levi's join the fray during spring and summer 2019. But it's the interesting art installations, open-air public spaces and the soon-to-debut MRKTPL—Staten Island's first-ever food hall—that really make this outlet worth a stop. 55 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY (718-355-3801, empireoutlets.nyc). 

99 miles from NYC

This Connecticut venue’s over 70 designer/name brand outlet stores suit many styles and budgets (think Under Armour, American Eagle Outfitters, Michael Kors, kate spade new york, and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th). Along with meal choices, food trucks park here April through November; Food Truck Fridays happen on that first day of the month during this period. 20 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton, CT (860-664-0700, premiumoutlets.com)

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46 miles from NYC

This 910,000-square-foot retail center recently was enhanced for a more lux customer experience (charging stations, yes!) and holds 250 brand names. Browse among top designers (Dior, Prada, Gucci, Burberry, Givenchy, Jimmy Choo and Tom Ford) and over 20 food options that are equally recognizable (Shake Shack, Yo! Sushi, Le Pain Quotidien and Pret A Manger). 498 Red Apple Ct, Central Valley, NY (premiumoutlets.com). 

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  • Long Island

78 miles from NYC

Venture to Long Island to shop premium brands like Armani and True Religion at high-end purveyors like Barneys and Saks—or go for lower price points at Forever 21 and H&M. There are two sections of retail stores interspersed with restaurants, house-ware and home good shops, including specialty service stores like Brookstone and Yankee Candle. 200 Tanger Mall Drive, Riverhead, NY (tangeroutlet.com). 

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New Yorkers certainly aren’t at a loss for beauty meccas—you can find top-notch nail salons, some of the best blow dry bars, not to mention a Sephora on almost every corner. But let’s face it, not all primping palaces are created equal. From natural makeup to drugstore loot and shops that offer the same treatments found at spas in NYC, here’s the ultimate insider guide to getting gorgeous in Gotham.

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