Shopping Malls and Centers

Go for convenience, accessibility, and selection. Those are the perks of Long Island's best malls and shopping centers. You can get in and out quickly and see a ton of things. Loads of local shopping options include high-brow and low-brow stores, along with food offerings should you need a drink or a bite along the way. Check out the wide variety at places like Roosevelt Field or Manhasset. Indoors or outdoors, there's a bounty to be had.

Water Mill


Stop by this farm stand off Mecox Road to purchase artisan cheeses from Mecox Bay Dairy, as well as fresh fruits and veggies.



Located on the grounds of the U-Pick Farm, Amy's Flowers specializes in potted plants and gardening accessories. The Mini Milk Pail sells locally grown fruits and veggies, candies, jams, honey and New England specialties such as Vermont maple syrup and Vermont cheeses.



Regarded as one of the Hamptons' most prestigious shopping districts (no small order, to be sure), Amagansett looks like a quintessential New England college town. A central public square is flanked on all sides by friendly little boutiques, and...  Read More

Stony Brook Village Center


Styled to resemble an old-fashioned Main Street, Stony Brook Village Center actually dates from the 1940s, when it was conceived as a blend of Colonial Williamsburg's charm and New England's architecture. Under the guidance of philanthropist...  Read More

Oyster Bay


Oyster Bay first earned fame in the early 20th century, when President Theodore Roosevelt resided at his Sagamore Hill Estate. Other famous folks then found their way to what was known in the '20s as New York's Gold Coast, including insurance...  Read More

Port Jefferson


Port Jeff, as locals call it, was named in honor of President Thomas Jefferson and is located just east of Stony Brook. The busy little town offers a wide range of shopping options, including terrific antique stores that specialize in everything...  Read More



Home to prestigious retailers with names like Gucci, Prada, Tiffany and Co., Brooks Brothers, and Ralph Lauren, Americana Shopping Center is one of the area's premiere retail venues on this side of New York City. In total, more than 45 shops...  Read More

Locust Valley


This picturesque town, tucked away in the rolling hills of northeast Nassau County, may not be as well known as Oyster Bay and some of the other high-profile LI shopping districts, but it has certainly established a name for itself with antique...  Read More



Not listed on many tourist guides, this sleepy little town is worth a stop, especially if you're in the mood for some antiquing (the Huntington Antiques Center is a must!). After the local whaling industry went under in the mid-19th century,...  Read More



Boasting more than 240 name-brand stores, including Bloomingdale's, JCPenney, Macy's, and Nordstrom, this enclosed mall is a good place to shop, no matter the season. Wide, well-lit corridors, comfortable seating, and a slew of restaurant...  Read More