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Christmas & Holiday Shopping in NYC

There is no where in the world that offers the array of shopping opportunities that New York City does. Here, I've selected some of the "greatest hits" for New York City visitors looking to enjoy the holiday highlights while shopping in New York City. Sometimes, window shopping at many of these stores can be even better than the real thing.

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Holiday Markets in New York City
The festive atmosphere at these seasonal markets can make holiday shopping fun rather than a chore and enable you to check off many people on your gift list with ease.

Holiday Windows at New York City Department Stores
One of the best things about New York City's department stores are their annual holiday displays. Each store puts together beautifully designed windows to celebrate the season (as well as entice you into their store). They're certainly worth including on any holiday trip to New York City.

Great New York City Department Stores
If you're in New York City to do your holiday shopping, you'll have no trouble scoring gifts for many on your list at these department stores in New York City.

Best Places for Discount Shopping in New York City
If you love to get a bargain, New York City is filled with great discount shopping opportunities. Check out these great stores in New York City to get great discounts while you shop.

Best New York City Stores for Foodies
If you've got a food lover or cook on your holiday shopping list, a stop at one of these stores will surely help you get a great gift for them.

Best New York City Chocolate Shops
New York City is home to a wide array of famous chocolate shops -- including many that make their own chocolates in New York City. Check out this list of the best chocolate shops in New York City when you're looking for gift ideas or somewhere to enjoy a sweet chocolate indulgence.

See the Christmas Window Displays on this Walking Tour
Use this helpful map for planning a self-guided walking tour of the holiday window displays at New York City's department stores. This two-mile walking tour will take you past the holiday window displays at six of New York City's major department stores.

Tiffany & Co.
The signature blue boxes and bags have been a part of the Tiffany tradition since it's founding in 1837. Stop by to relive a moment with Audrey Hepburn from Breakfast at Tiffany's or to bring home a treat for that special someone.

FAO Schwarz New York City Toy Store
The flagship location of FAO Schwartz on 5th Avenue is worth a visit even if you don't have kids to on your holiday shopping list. FAO Schwartz sells toys and collectibles for every interest and age group, including adults.

Christmas Windows Walking Tour Map
Want to enjoy the Christmas Window Displays at NYC's most popular stores? Our walking tour map will help you see New York City's most important holiday window decorations.

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