New York is famous for its shopping. It has so much to offer in this area that some people visit the city from other countries just to be able to sample some of the best stores in the world. So where should you go first if you really do want to shop until you drop?
One of the most famous shops in the whole of New York is Bloomingdale’s. Situated on Third Avenue, it boasts a wide range of items to please everyone including clothing, gifts, jewellery and many more items for the home. In fact, you could spend a whole day in there alone!
If designer items are more your style, you will find plenty of outlets in the city which will appeal to your tastes. One of the most famous names in this area is Barneys. As such, there have been many famous named items jostling for position in this store; if you visit at the right time of the year, you may just find a bargain or two in one of their sales!
Fifth Avenue is notorious for being one of the best streets in New York for eager shoppers to walk down. You will find plenty of shops to browse round here, including FAO Schwarz, one of the world’s best toy stores. Indeed, no matter what type of toy you might be looking for, you are bound to find it there. With three huge floors to explore you will need several hours at least to entertain the child in you – not to actually mention buying gifts for the younger members of the family, of course!
But, of course, New York has more to offer than just expensive brand name stores. It is renowned for offering a wide number of thrift shops to make that budget go a little bit further. And you might just find something extra special to take home when you visit one of the many thrift stores available; Re-Pop in Brooklyn is renowned for being one of the best.
However, one thing that stands out about many of the big name stores in New York is that they are all within walking distance of each other. This means that you can see some more of the city while you stroll from one shop to another.
Once you have booked your flights to New York you can think about booking accommodation that is close to all the major stores. By doing this you can be assured that you won’t have to walk far to get back to your room at the end of a long day’s shopping.
As you can see, New York is one of the best destinations in the world for the avid shopper to visit, no matter what time of year it is. Are you ready to experience it?