Let us count the ways with our guide to combining two favorite pastimes sightseeing and bargain hunting!
While Woodbury Common is probably the most well-known of New York's bargain meccas, don't overlook more opportunities for buying at deep discounts located further upstate and on Long Island.
Just up ahead, check out the best of New York discount bargains with a list of major outlet malls, including contact info and related information resources, for your next money saving excursion through the Empire State....
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, 498 Red Apple Court, I-87 at Exit 16, Central Valley NY
Only an hour's trip by car or bus from New York City, Woodbury is the granddaddy of them all offering deeply discounted brand name merchandise in more than 200 outlets stores including Barney's, Bebe Outlet, Calvin Klein, Coach, Bally, Burberry, Chanel, Cole Hahn, Banana Republic Factory Store, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Guess, Fendi, Eddie Bauer, Dolce & Gabbana, Crate & Barrel Outlet, Disney, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Williams Sonoma Outlet, and Off 5th-Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet.
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets is open Monday through Sunday from 10am to 9pm.
Call ahead to confirm store hours: 845-928-4000.
Tanger Outlets Riverhead, 1770 W. Main St. (L.I.E. at Exit 72),
Back-to-back outlets located on opposite sides of the Long Island Expressway, Tanger Outlets is an hour's drive from New York City featuring more than 150 outlet stores including Adidas, Baby Gap, Banana Republic Factory Store, Ann Taylor Factory Store, Barneys New York Outlet, Bombay Outlet, Coach, Old Navy Outlet, Off 5th - Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, Pottery Barn Furniture Outlet, Polo Jeans Factory Store, and Williams Sonoma Clearance Outlet.
Tanger Outlets Riverhead is open open Monday-Satruday from 9am to 9pm and on Sunday from 10am to 8pm. In the winter off-season, the complex is open Sunday-Friday from 10am to 7pm and on Sunday from 9am to 9pm. Call ahead to confirm store hours: 631-369-2732.
Waterloo Premium Outlets, 655 Route 318, Waterloo, NY
Centrally located between Albany and Rochester, this outlet center features more than 100 outlet stores including Aeropostale, Ann Taylor Factory Store, Bass, Calvin Klein, Carter's Childrenswear, Coach, Gap Outlet, Mikasa, Old Navy Outlet, Polo Ralph Lauren, Timberland, Yankee Candle, and Zales Fine Jewelry Outlet.
Waterloo Premium Outlets is open Monday through Saturday 10am to 9pm and on Sunday from 10am to 6pm. During the winter off-season, hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am to 6pm, Friday and Saturday from 10am to 9pm, and on Sunday from noon to 6pm. Call ahead to confirm store hours: 315-539-1100.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, NYS Thruway to I-190 to exit 22, Niagara Falls, NY
Located right in the heart of Niagara Falls, this outlet center features over 60 outlet stores including Adidas, Banana Republic Outlet Stores, Calvin Klein, Corning Revere, Espirit, Leather Outlet, Nine West, Payless Shoe Outlet, Wilson's Leather Outlet and Zales the Diamond Store Outlet.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls is open Monday - Saturday from 930am to 9pm and on Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Call ahead to confirm store hours: 716-297-2022.
More about NY outlet malls & factory outlets around the Web:
Woodbury Commons Outlet Mall
Outlet Shopping Near NYC - New York Magazine feature article surveys the top places to shop in the Tri-State area including directions, bus and train information, and resources on making it an entire day trip with hotel and restaurant suggestions.