The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Start spreading the news – The Mills at Jersey Gardens is New York City’s best shopping secret. Escape the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple with a little retail therapy at New Jersey’s largest indoor outlet shopping destination, located just 30 minutes from Manhattan and easily accessed by a range of public transportation.
Discover more than 200 sought-after American and international name-brand, designer and department stores including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF Fifth, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Century 21, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, The Disney Store Outlet, Michael Kors, Coach, Puma and Nautica. To sweeten the deal, you’ll enjoy tax-free shopping on all apparel and footwear.
Restaurants and Dining
When you visit The Mills at Jersey Gardens, your stomach will be as full as your shopping bags. For a sit-down meal, try some of America’s favourite chain restaurants, like Chili’s, IHOP and Applebee’s. The whole family will love the classic Americana served up at Johnny Rockets, a retro-style diner with burgers, shakes and singing waiting staff.
There are plenty of great grab-and-go offerings, too, including hot dogs at Nathan’s Famous, build-your-own burritos at Moe’s Southwest Grill, pizza at Sbarro and ice cream at Cold Stone Creamery. The surrounding area boasts some of the best pizza and Italian cuisine you’ll find – not to mention the world-class cuisine in neighbouring New York City.
Things to do
Every member of the family will find something to love at The Mills at Jersey Gardens. No kid can resist the magic and excitement of the The Disney Store Outlet, and a trip to the LEGO Store is sure to spark their creativity. When you’ve reached the end of a long day of shopping, treat the family to an immersive movie experience at AMC Loews Jersey Gardens 20 with IMAX.
Just across the Hudson River, all the wonders of New York City are at your fingertips. Tour the iconic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum, see a Broadway show or experience the nonstop excitement of Times Square, just 30 minutes from the centre.
Where to stay
The Mills at Jersey Gardens is located just seven minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport, making it a great place to spend the night before your flight home. Several top-notch hotels are located within a short walk or drive to the centre, including:
Embassy Suites by Hilton Newark Airport
Courtyard Newark Elizabeth
Crowne Plaza Newark Airport
Just making a day-trip to the centre? Choose from hundreds of accommodations for every budget in New York City, from trendy boutique properties to some of the world’s finest luxury hotels.
With daily bus and shuttle service from the Manhattan Port Authority Bus Terminal and Newark Liberty International Airport, The Mills at Jersey Gardens is highly accessible, whatever your method of transportation. If you’re travelling to the centre by car, there is always plenty of free parking, plus weekend valet service for an extra fee.
From the New Jersey Turnpike, take Exit 13A and follow signs for Jersey Gardens Boulevard. From Routes 1 and 9, take the North Avenue East exit and follow signs for Jersey Gardens Boulevard.
From New York City:
New Jersey Transit offers daily bus service from the Port Authority Bus Terminal via Bus #111 and #115. Visit www.njtransit.com for updated schedules.
New Jersey Transit Bus 40
From Newark Liberty International Airport:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens offers shuttle transportation from AirTrain Station P4 every half-hour starting at 10 a.m. Monday–Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sundays.
Cash Points & Currency Exchange
Stores at The Mills at Jersey Gardens accept most major credit and debit cards, but there are multiple cash point machines in the centre’s common areas, if you prefer paying that way.
For our international shoppers, The Mills at Jersey Gardens offers a Travelex currency exchange kiosk on the lower level near the centre court escalators. You will also find currency exchange services at all the major New York-area airports, including Newark Liberty International Airport.