The Best Places to do your
Hudson Valley Shopping Now!

Whether you are looking to buy the perfect gift for a loved one or buy something special for yourself, you cannot go wrong with Hudson Valley Shopping in the region.

Shopping in the Hudson Valley can be as diverse and unique as the region itself. From having some of the biggest malls in the area to small villages full of quaint shops, the Hudson Valley shopping experience can be both fun and exciting.

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Where are the best places for Hudson Valley Shopping?

That question is not easily answered.

Hudson Valley shopping at Malls and Shopping Centers are popular destinations when people are searching for buying some goods.

Many malls and shopping centers house many stores in one locations and this makes it an ideal and convenient place for Hudson Valley shopping.

While other people prefer the quaintness of small villages and towns, Hudson Valley shopping can differ in each county.

Mannequins at Hudson Valley Malls

What are some alternatives to Hudson Valley Malls?

The majority of towns and villages in the Hudson Valley offer a town center where locals can do their Hudson Valley shopping in smaller ’boutique’-type shops.

Some notable locations for great shopping are:

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Where are these Hudson Valley Shopping Malls & Small Businesses Located?

Hudson Valley shopping in Albany County

Colonie Center Mall

This Hudson Valley shopping mall is located in a suburb of Albany. This mall is two floors, has capacity for 110 stores and has a food court.


Crossgates Mall, Albany

This is one of the premier Hudson Valley shopping malls and is located in Albany. With the capacity of 180 shops, 90 unique stores, restaurants and entertainment, this mall has something for everyone. With a Hilton hotel near the mall, this is the perfect Hudson Valley shopping getaway.


Lark Street, Albany

This unique and hip neighborhood houses a diverse range of shopping opportunities. Most notable is that many shops are located on the basement level of their establishments, reminiscent of the Greenwich Village neighborhoods in NYC.


Stuyvesant Plaza, Albany

This plaza has the capacity for over 50 stores and houses unique shops & plenty of boutiques. In addition to the great Hudson Valley shopping experience, there are also wonderful dining options.


An open sign from a Hudson Valley Store

Hudson Valley shopping in Columbia County

City of Hudson

The city of Hudson is a hub for shoppers looking for antiques and special boutiques. Hudson is also recognized for its art centers. With approximately 40 shops, this is a great place to spend an afternoon while doing your Hudson Valley shopping or just window shopping.


Village of Chatham

The village of Chatham offers a shopping experience for those looking for a small-town, quaint shopping experience. Full of independent shops, the village of Chatham is the perfect way to find yourself or someone special the ultimate gift.


Hudson Valley shopping in Dutchess County

Beacon’s Main Street

Located near the Beacon train station, Main Street in Beacon is a great day trip from NYC. Sidewalks filled with charming shops that offer interesting finds. There are also no shortage of restaurants in the area.


Reference my article all about Things to do in Beacon NY before heading out to visit this amazing town. I include practical tips, as well as, things to see and places to eat in the area. The Hudson Valley shopping experience here is next level.

Grieg Farm

The SoHu (South of Hudson) craft market is the newest addition to Greig farm. Located in our renovated 1850’s dairy barn, SoHu features work from over twenty-five local artisans. Browse a vast collection including ceramics, woodworking, fiber arts, and antique collectibles to find the perfect gift or new addition to home decor.


Poughkeepsie Galleria

With two floors of shopping and the capacity of having over 100 stores. The Poughkeepsie Galleria is one of the only Hudson Valley shopping malls in the area. It also houses a movie theater, several restaurants and a food court.


Village of Rhinebeck

Shopping in Rhinebeck immerses you in the best of boutique shopping where you will find books, music, clothing gifts and more. Strolling down Montgomery Street & East Market Street is the perfect way to spend an afternoon.


Reference my article all about Things to do in Rhinebeck NY before heading out to visit this amazing town. I include practical tips, as well as, things to see and places to eat in the area.

People at Hudson Valley Malls
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Hudson Valley shopping in Orange County

Galleria at Crystal Run, Middletown

Located off the highway in Middletown, the Galleria at Crystal Run has the capacity for 120 shops & restaurants. In addition to the shops, it also houses a movie theater.


Sugar Loaf Arts & Crafts Village

Located in the town of Chester and with a view of the Sugar Loaf Mountains, the Sugar Loaf Arts & Crafts Village is a crafter’s and artisans paradise. Artists’ studios are independently owned and many are opened so that you can see the artists in action. This is a unique Hudson Valley shopping experience not to be missed!


Woodbury Common Premium Outlets

As one of the largest outlet centers of the world, Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets gets visitors from near and far. With over 200 stores, restaurants and a food court, this is the best place to shop for designer items. Hundreds of people flock to ‘The Commons’ to experience the best in Hudson Valley shopping.


Shops in Nyack, NY
Nyack, NY

Dog at the doorway at a Hudson Valley shop
Nyack, NY

Hudson Valley shopping in Putnam County

Village of Cold Spring

This riverfront village is home to antiques and boutique shops. Main Street is a beautiful, bustling area that so close to the Cold Spring train station that it is a perfect day trip from NYC.


Hudson Valley shopping in Rockland County

Palisades Center Mall, West Nyack

Entrance to the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, NY

As one of the top visited malls in the United States, The Palisades Center Mall has the capacity for over 200 stores, more than 15 restaurants and a great variety of entertainment options.


Other Things to do at the Palisades Center Mall

Reference my article all about Fun Things to do at the Palisades Center Mall before heading out for a day at the mall. I include practical tips, as well as, things to see and places to eat in the area.

The Shops at Nanuet

The Shops at Nanuet has the capacity for 50+ upscale stores, such as Coach, Sephora, Apple, and more. Shopping, dining and entertainment, such as a movie theater, make this the perfect place for everyone.


Town of Nyack

This Victorian village is a favorite of many. It is full of antique shops and speciality stores. The diversity of restaurants adds to the towns uniqueness.


Reference my article all about Things to do in Nyack, NY before heading out to visit this great town. I include practical tips, as well as, things to see and places to eat in the area. This is the ideal place to do your Hudson Valley shopping in Rockland County NY.

Hudson Valley shopping in Rensselaer County

Downtown Troy

This vibrant historic town is a wonderful place for shopping. If you’re looking for amazing boutiques and incredible antiques, then Troy is the place for you.


Main Street in Beacon is lined with unique shops
Main Street, Beacon
People walking and enjoying things to do in Beacon, NY
Main Street, Beacon

Hudson Valley shopping in Ulster County

Hudson Valley Mall, Kingston

Located in the beautiful Catskill Mountains, this mall is the only enclosed shopping center between Poughkeepsie and Albany. This mall houses approximately 30 shops & restaurant, as well as, a movie theater.


Water Street Market, New Paltz

This charming, European-inspired shopping village offers shoppers a wonderful experience. It offers several antique shops, stores and cafes right along the Wallkill River.


Hudson Valley shopping in Westchester County

Cross County Shopping Center

Also known as Cross County Center, this open-air shopping center is the hub in Yonkers for many shoppers. Located next to several highways, Cross County is not only easily accessible, it houses over 100 stores, restaurants and a movie theater.


Ridge Hill

Also located in Yonkers and along I-87 and easily accessed from the Sprain Brook Parkway, Ridge Hill is not only a premier shopping center, but also a mixed-use space that houses apartments, as well as, medical facilities. This is a popular place for people going to eat and visit Ridge Hill Stores. In addition, there is a movie theater and several other entertainment venues on site (Legoland Discovery Center).


The Westchester

The Westchester Mall has the capacity for 140+ restaurants and upscale stores, such as Coach, Tiffany & Co, Gucci and more. Shopping & dining all under one roof, make this the perfect place for everyone.


Shopping at Craft and Makers Fairs

If you’re looking for special events that have vendors from throughout the Hudson Valley, then local craft and makers fairs are for you!

These events showcase the best crafters, makers and farms in the Hudson Valley and the best part is that it’s a one-stop-shop and you’re supporting small, local businesses.

My favorite Makers Fair is the Hudson Valley Farm and Flea. It takes place in the fall and is the perfect event to buy locally made items. It’s also a great place to kick-start your Holiday Shopping!

Find out more about the Hudson Valley Farm and Flea by reading this article.

Must-Haves Before Visiting Hudson Valley Malls

The following things are perfect for having an outstanding day shopping in the Hudson Valley and are items that I use myself.

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