TRAVEL TO Roosevelt Field
A Shopper's Paradise on Long Island.
Located just 25 miles from Times Square, New York City, Roosevelt Field is the perfect shopping destination for domestic and international travelers visiting “The Big Apple.” Roosevelt Field is located on Long Island in Nassau County, which is among the most affluent regions in the state. Nassau County is a bustling area on Long Island with a diverse business base and some of the most beautiful coastal scenery on the East Coast.
Cultural opportunities abound as well with diverse museums and performing arts centers. After a day of shopping, stop by the Nassau County Museum of Art, the American Airpower Museum, The Long Island Children’s Museum or the Long Island Museum of Art. Visit President Theodore Roosevelt’s home on the Gold Coast for a tour of the property or visit one of the many Long Island castles that are open to the public. Looking for some entertainment? There is something for everyone at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts or Jones Beach Theater.
From small grassy knolls, to sprawling tree-filled nature preserves, Long Island is home to an extensive network of state and town parks. Whether your passion is hiking, biking, skating, camping, picnicking, or you’re just looking for a breath of fresh air after a busy day, there are dozens of different parks all over the Island from you to choose from. One of the most famous of the Long Island parks is Bethpage State Park. Bethpage State Park was the site of the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open Championship. It offers five world-class golf courses. Other amenities include bridal trails, picnic areas, hiking and biking trails, cross-county skiing trails and tennis courts.
After a long day of retail therapy, find a place to unwind, rest your head and be refreshed for another day in New York. The Garden City Hotel offers luxury accommodations and is conveniently located 2 miles from Roosevelt Field. With 280 Oversized Guest Rooms, 16 Suites & Four Penthouse Suites, the Garden City Hotel has something for everyone. Staying elsewhere? There are many other hotel options nearby including the Hyatt Place, La Quinta Inn, Hampton Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Red Roof Inn, Holiday Inn, Hilton Garden Inn and the Long Island Marriott, all located within 2 miles of the center.
Located where the Meadowbrook Parkway and Old Country Road meet, Roosevelt Field is located within a short drive of many nearby attractions. Spend the day on the Gold Coast visiting America's Historic Gold Coast Mansions, situated on the North Shore of Long Island. These grand estates offer visitors the experience to journey back to a world of elegance and unique architectural style which defined the extravagance of the Gilded Age to the Roaring Twenties, personified in the classic novel, The Great Gatsby www.goldcoastmansionsoflongisland.com. Visit historic Jones Beach State Park, the most popular and heavily visited beach on the East Coast, with an estimated six million visitors per year www.nysparks.com/parks/10. Bathers at Jones Beach State Park can choose from 6.5 miles of ocean beach frontage and a half mile of bay frontage, which was developed for still water bathing. Jones Beach Theater, an outdoor arena in the park, is a popular musical and concert venue. The park also has a two-mile long boardwalk.
With three parking garages and six surface parking lots, Roosevelt Field boasts well over 10,000 parking spaces and all-day valet service at Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom. The preferred taxicab vendor for Roosevelt Field is All Island Taxi of Garden City. Contact them at 516.742.2222. In addition, the MTA/NYCE Bus Company runs 10 lines through Roosevelt Field daily. For further information on bus schedules, please contact the local Nassau MTA/NYCE at 516.228.4000 or call the NYC MTA at 718.330.1234.
Motorcoach and group tours are always welcome at Roosevelt Field and are encouraged to register with the Mall Management Office to receive mall directories and style pass savings booklets for their groups. Please contact the Mall Management Office in advance for instruction as to where to park your bus.
New York City:Take Queens Midtown Tunnel to L.I.E. (495) Exit 38 to Northern State Parkway to Meadowbrook Pkwy/Jones Beach. Take Exit M2 West.
From John F. Kennedy International Airport:Take Belt Parkway East towards Southern State/ Eastern LI. Belt Parkway becomes Southern State Parkway East. Take the North Peninsula Blvd. exit, Exit 19N. Merge onto Peninsula Blvd. Turn slight left onto Clinton Street. Turn right onto Stewart Avenue, Turn left onto Ring Road West.
From La Guardia Airport:Take Grand Central Parkway East toward Eastern Long Island. Take the I-495/Long Island Expressway, Exit 10E, toward Eastern Long Island/Riverhead. Merge onto Northern Parkway East via Exit 38 toward Hauppauge. Take Exit31A toward Meadowbrook Parkway/Jones Beach. Merge onto Meadowbrook Parkway South. Take Exit M2 W toward Shopping Mall. Turn right onto Zeckendorf Blvd.
Brooklyn:Take Belt Parkway East, which will turn into the Southern State Parkway. Take the Southern State Parkway to Exit 22N Meadowbrook Parkway North. Take Exit M2 West.
Queens:Take Grand Central Parkway East (becomes Northern State Parkway) to Meadowbrook Parkway/Jones Beach. Take Exit M2 West.
Westchester/BronxTake Throgs Neck Bridge to Cross Island Parkway to Grand Central Parkway East (becomes Northern Parkway) to Meadowbrook Parkway/Jones Beach. Take Exit M2 West.
Suffolk County:From the Northern State Parkway Westbound, Exit at 31A, Meadowbrook Parkway South. Exit Meadowbrook Parkway at Exit M2, at the “Shopping Mall” sign. Follow the off-ramp and you will see the mall.
Roosevelt Field is conveniently located at the intersection of Old Country Road and Meadowbrook Parkway in Garden City, New York.