Smith Haven Mall
313 Smith Haven Mall Lake Grove, NY 631-724-1433
The Smith Haven Mall is an anomoly among other Long Island shopping destinations -- it has both indoor and outdoor spaces. The entry area is open with plenty of benches for seating, plus well-manicured lawns and stone walkways. There's also a Cheesecake Factory with outdoor seating on nice days. Inside, the hallways have high ceilings with sky lights and are filled with comfy seating areas.
There's a three-story Barnes & Noble just outside main entrance with frequent events and author readings.Hours: Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.