When you visit a department store nowadays, you probably don’t even give the escalators a second glance. Macy’s in New York City was actually the first department store to feature those energy-saving escalators, which is just one of the many cool things you will learn about this grand old building when you go on a little shopping trip.
It’s impossible to even consider going shopping in the Big Apple without thinking about taking a trip to Macy’s. It is the world’s largest department store and has actually now become much more than just a place to shop. Macy’s Herald Square is one of the most iconic structures in the city, having stood in the same spot on W 34th Street since 1902.
Besides the vast array of goods available for your shopping pleasure, Macy’s also has no fewer than seven different places where you can eat or grab a coffee. There is even a full visitor’s center on the lower level, where you can get information about place to see around the city, once you are finished with all of your shopping of course.
If you want to take the Macy’s shopping experience to the next level and have a little bit of money to spend, you might want to consider trying the personal shopper service. This is a store that knows how to do things right, which is why it’s such a popular tourist location, and why the company has been in business for over 25 years.
Macy’s is open for your shopping convenience 7 days per week, with Wednesday’s being the perfect day for those who like to shop late. The store stays open till 11 pm on that day, giving you ample time to take in all that it has to offer.