SOURCE: Marriott International
PARK RIDGE, NJ--(Marketwired - Dec 27, 2013) - When it comes to finding the perfect gift, one could head to the mall, where they'll likely be fighting the crowds over items that are high in demand but low in creativity. For gifts that are thoughtful and personal, Nyack and Piermont, just minutes from the Park Ridge Marriott hotel in north New Jersey, offers boutiques and small-town charm that's perfect for a stress-free holiday shopping experience.
Guests of the Park Ridge Marriott can plan a full day of gift-shopping, gallery-hopping, antiques-browsing and fine dining in neighboring Nyack and Piermont.
When it comes to finding the perfect gift for a special lady; Maria Luisa Boutique carries stylish, elegant clothing, accessories and footwear and Finds Sample Sale features great discounts on designer apparel and accessories.
For the art-lover on everyone's list, p. ross features creative clothing in a gallery space that highlights work from local artists, and Gallery of Metal and Stone transforms precious stones and metals into breathtaking jewelry.
Coworkers and neighbors can be difficult to shop for, but there are plenty of places to find the perfect gift. Saffron Trading Company and Sanctuary, minutes from this Park Ridge, NJ hotel, feature furnishings and decor to help create a happy home, while the Chocolaterie and the Sweet Spot Candy Shoppe carry treats to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth.
After a day of shopping for others, it's time to treat oneself. Grab a warm drink and something sweet at Didier Dumas Patisserie or Gypsy Donut and Espresso Bar; share small plates and wines by the glass at the Art Deco Freelance Cafe; enjoy seasonal, organic vegetarian and vegan dishes at Olive's; sample the daily special at Café Barcel, inspired by the owner's Spanish and Puerto Rican heritage; or tuck into large plates of pasta at the waterfront Café Portofino.
To learn more about shopping and dining in the area surrounding this New Jersey hotel near New York, visit http://discovernyack.com/.
About the Park Ridge Marriott
Those who love the high energy of the big city during the day but prefer to spend their evenings relaxing in a quiet, peaceful setting will find the best of both worlds at the Park Ridge Marriott. Surrounded by lush trees and featuring a scenic bridge overlooking a natural koi fish stream, this luxurious hotel is the perfect place for a romantic getaway, family retreat, high-profile business meeting or leisurely weekend with friends. Spacious accommodations near Woodcliff Lake offer plush bedding, in-room dining, flat-screen TV, coffee/tea service, high-speed Internet access and a desk. Those who desire an upgraded stay can opt for a concierge-level room, which includes access to the private lounge. For a little rest and relaxation, escape to the indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, sauna or The Botanical Spa & Salon. Dining is both fun and filling at Allie's American Grille, featuring an expansive buffet, while Sean O'Casey's Irish Pub features delicious cuisine and televised sports. With a location convenient to New York City and offering 19 meeting rooms, this hotel is a top pick for weddings, meetings, conventions and family celebrations; its Grand Ballroom can host up to 1,350 guests.