The Best Places to Shop in Niagara Falls, NY
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After you've experienced the surreal power of the falls and taken in the rich history of the area, it's time to hit the shops. Any shopping excursion during a vacation is unique because the items you bring home serve as remembrance time machines that can bring you back to that beautiful time and place whenever you prefer.
Photo courtesy of Sgt. Peppers Hot Sauces Etc.
Spice It Up Any Time of Year
Depending on when you visit, it may be a bit chilly in Niagara Falls, NY. While certainly worth the trip any time of year, a visit to Sgt. Peppers Hot Sauces Etc. in the colder months might just provide the spice and heat your vacation needs. This family-run small business owned by Neil Garfinkel has a fun origin story where Neil, as a child, put "hot sauce on everything (including pancakes!)." With dedication like that, this could be the premier spot for all of your hot sauce needs.
At Sgt. Peppers, you'll find a far-ranging selection of hot sauces from relatively mild to extremely hot. But Neil and team sell so much more than hot sauce, hence the "Etc." in their name. You're sure to find something to your liking with shelves filled with gourmet snacks, jerky, syrup, pickles, gourmet bacon, and more.
Photo courtesy of Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA
Hit the Outlets for Unrivaled Deals
Duck into the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls to pick up designer brands for up to 75% less. A mere minutes from the falls and many of the area's leading hotels and casinos, this upscale shopping center in a stunning climate-controlled space is home to over 150 designer-name outlets and dining options.
Among the seemingly endless sought-after brands to shop are Nike, Coach, Disney, Under Armour, Victoria's Secret, Cole Haan, Kate Spade, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Forever 21, and Vera Bradley.
These outlets present an exceptional opportunity to pick up first-rate souvenirs for your loved ones without breaking the bank.
Photo courtesy of The Book Corner
You'll experience more than a dreamlike bookstore when you visit The Book Corner. Open since 1927, The Book Corner is the largest independent bookstore in New York. This place is a bookworm's dream with three floors to explore and search out new and used written word treasures. Cozy and chock-full of character, it's fun to imagine nearly a century of book lovers just like you enjoying the space and its unmistakable and inviting smell of used books.
The Book Corner is more than a bookstore — it's a portal to a bygone era and a charming spot for photo ops.
Photo courtesy of Brewed & Bottled
Tourism Is Tiring — Wind Down with Craft Beer
Take a bar, pair it with a retail store, and you have Brewed & Bottled. Whether you're a weekend warrior or a long-time craft beer enthusiast, the expert staff at Brewed & Bottled will have no trouble finding a drink to suit your taste buds. With delicious suds on tap and a large selection of craft beer, hard cider, seltzers, and more, to package up to go, this is your go-to spot for tantalizing drinks in Niagara Falls, NY.