New York City is known as a great place to shop. If you are in retail or any type of brand, you must have a New York address. This also applies to retail outlet stores. If you really want a bargain and have a few days left in New York after you have completed my efficient New York City Guided Tour, I highly recommend you visit Woodbury Commons - a place where you will find all the major brand names in one location.
There are multiple ways from NYC to Woodbury Commons. You can rent a car and drive North on New York State Thruway (I-87) to Harriman, Exit 16. You can easily find Woodbury Commons after the toll plaza. The drive from NYC to Woodbury Commons is about a 90 minute drive with traffic plus approximately $10 of tolls. One day car rental in NYC will cost you around $80 with taxes.
To save you the hassle of driving and some money for shopping, there are buses that operate hourly from NYC to Woodbury Commons. You can take a bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal (on 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, one block west of Time Square) to Woodbury Commons. Here’s the link to the NY Port Authority bus schedule.
If you are staying on the East side of NYC and do not want to cab/walk cross town, there is a daily bus that will take you to Woodbury Commons in the morning and back in the evening. The East side NYC to Woodbury Commons bus goes up 3rd Avenue at around 8AM and returns from Woodbury Commons at around 2:00PM. Here’s the link to the East Side bus schedule. Enjoy your shopping.
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