Just north of Garrison is the delightful village of Cold Spring. Antique and crafts shops abound on Main Street, as do boutique clothing stores and charming restaurants. Main Street Shopping in Cold Spring, NY is also fun in its quaint atmosphere.
The Cold Spring Farmer’s Market operates on Saturdays from May to October, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. It is located at The Nest, 44 Chestnut Street in Cold Spring. During a typical season the market showcases over 25 vendors who provide vegetables, fruits, breads, flowers, garden plants, coffee, ice cream, gourmet meats and cheeses, quiches, wines, baked goods, and herbal supplements.
The Hudson Valley is a go-to area for serious antiquing, including in nearby towns Cold Spring and Beacon.
For a list of area shops, visit http://www.hudsonriver.com/shopping.
Nearby Woodbury Common, an outlet center with more than 220 stores, offers designer names such as Giorgio Armani, Donna Karen, Tommy Hilfiger, as well as outlets for Mikasa, Williams-Sonoma and Waterford Crystal, to name a few.