From the Americana Manhasset shopping mall, with more than 200,000 square feet of brand name boutiques, to the Roosevelt Field Mall, with more than two million square feet of upscale retail establishments, Nassau County on New York's Long Island is a shopper's paradise. Here are some of the prime places where you can engage in a little shopping therapy.
Broadway Commons, anchored by Macy's, is a goldmine of stores for anyone on a budget—think Ikea, Target, H&M, Children's Place and Carter's, Hollister, and Old Navy. There is also a bowling alley and amusement court for your entertainment.
Americana Manhasset is an open-air shopping center that spans 220,000 square feet and features 60 upscale retail outlets and restaurants against the backdrop of outdoor sculptures and beautiful flowering gardens. Luxury retailers like Armani, Brooks Brothers, Fendi, Chanel, Gucci, and Versace abound in this famous Gold Coast haunt that draws well-heeled Long Island shoppers.
If you're looking for brand names at bargain prices, you'll love Carle Place. Carle Place Discount Outlets include Bass Shoes, Perfume Factory Outlet, Van Heusen, Corning/Revereware and more.
Great Neck Plaza is a premier downtown shopping district with more than 250 fine shops and restaurants. From art galleries to bakeries, clothing for men, women, and children to Italian and Mexican restaurants, Great Neck Plaza offers a wealth of shopping and dining options.
With more than 200 stores, the Green Acres Mall is a 1.8 million-square-foot enclosed center. Stores consist of department store giants like Macy's and Best Buy, but there are also a number of smaller stores, like Charlotte Russe, Express, and more. There's plenty of free parking for shoppers. The mall also offers a free Green Acres Kids Club, which sponsors activities for children ages five to 10.
This large two-level shopping center contains more than 100 stores and services. You'll find Victoria's Secret, Aldo, Macy's, H&M, and much more. There are also plenty of places to stop and eat a full meal or a snack, such as Arby's, Häagen-Dazs and Master Wok.
Long Island's largest enclosed mall and the tenth largest in the United States, the Roosevelt Field Mall sprawls across 2,244,581 square feet. Enjoy shopping at upscale retailers like Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, Dick's Sporting Goods, Gap, Victoria's Secret, The Limited and many other A-list stores. Kids especially enjoy the Build-A-Bear Workshop.