Are you looking to take part in some retail therapy? These Upstate New York shopping malls are the best places to do it!

Shopping malls have evolved over the years, especially the classic indoor malls like Crossgate that were the center of our social lives! Crossgates is a great example of a mall that has shifted to a more entertainment-based destination. While the entertainment options are plentiful, the classic American mall or outlet center is still the ultimate destination when you need retail therapy!

Which Two Upstate New York Shopping Malls Are Best In The Nation?

The travel experts at LoveExploring have combed over the nation to find the best shopping destinations, and their final list has recognized 2 popular New York destinations among the next nationwide.

Woodbury Common

Woodbury Common In Central Valley

Over the years, outlet shopping has become much more popular among consumers. The promise of great selection and great prices is always a draw. LoveExploring says the Woodbury Common outlet mall brings "...savings of up to 65%.." while offering premium brands like Prada, Burberry, Gucci, and Armani.

Destiny USA

Destiny USA In Syracuse

Destiny USA has long been a legendary Upstate New York shopping mall, so it's no surprise it landed on this list.  LoveExploring says Destiny's wide selection of shops and restaurants (Over 250!) and its great amusements make it one of the nation's prime shopping malls. It is also one of the 10 biggest malls in the nation!

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Crossgates Mall in Albany Opened in 1984

This is what the Crossgates Mall looked like when it opened in 1984.

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