Woodbury Commons Outlet
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets is a world-renown outlet mall located in Central Valley, only a short drive out of New York City. The outlet center was established in 1985 and expanded in 1993 and then again in 1998. The mall now consists of over 220 stores and restaurants covering an area greater than 800,000 sq ft or 72,000 m², which makes it one of the most extensive outlet facilities on the planet. Due to this enormous size, different areas are color coded to make finding their way around easier for visitors.
Weekends at Woodbury Outlet
Weekends are a good time for shopping here as there are trolleys available to take you and your purchases to where you parked. Get ready to get some genuinely good deals, as the Woodbury Outlet Mall is known as a Mecca for bargain hunting. Merely a hour north of the New York City you can expect to find almost every designer brand on the market for anything from fashion apparel, to home wares, to electronics, to toys for kids. Some favorites include Polo Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Fendi, Armani, Gucci, Elie Tahari, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana and plenty of more.
To get to Woodbury Outlet, the drive is pretty easy. Take the New York State Thruway (I-87) to exit 16, Harriman. Other options for those who can’t or don’t want to drive is to take Metro-North on weekends, or the GrayLine or Brief-line bus lines (845-928-4000) from the Port Authority terminal. The trip is about an hour with no traffic.
Note that when you take one of the buses, you get a coupon book worth the value of the bus ticket. At Woodbury Outlet official site you’ll also be able to register for a VIP club that will give you access to exclusive coupons and more, which you can print or pick up at the customer service desk in the food court area. The mall is open daily from 10 A.M. to 9 P.M., with shortened hours on important holidays.