Staten Island offers a variety of unique shopping destinations, from anchor stores like Macy's, national retailers like Michael Kors and Coach, local retailers like Gerald Peters at the Staten Island Mall to smaller boutique shops, like Williams Eye Works. Whether at a mall or walking along shopping districts in the local towns, you'll find something you will treasure. The planned Empire Outlets, set to open in November 2017, will be a category-defining retail destination and New York City's first and only shopping outlet.
Feel at home while staying on Staten Island in one of its many lodging options from cozy B&Bs and house rentals to trusted hotel brands. M&R Hotel Group offers affordable comfort in its Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express Staten Island locations. The Hampton Inn and Hilton Garden Inn, owned by the Nicotra Group, ensure that you'll always be well rested. With new planned developments, Staten Island will soon be home to boutique hotels offering unparalleled views of New York City.
Best known for its pizza and authentic Italian cuisine, Staten Island is home to some of New York City's best restaurants. Your taste buds will thank you as you discover the delicious Sri Lankan food along Victory Boulevard, a Polynesian themed restaurant that intrigued celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, the picturesque Stone House in Clove Lakes Park, upscale Italian dining at Angelina's restaurant and many other delectable dining options. In late 2017, artisanal food market MRKTPL will open.
We invite you to explore Staten Island from the dramatic opulence of the St. George Theatre, the natural beauty of Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens and the historical significance of the Conference House to the local brewery and art galleries in St. George. Stay and meet the bands that liven up local gastropubs, the local craftsmen who weld metal into art, winemakers who stump their own grapes and the unique New Yorkers who are proud to call Staten Island home.