Shopping Malls and Centers

Go for convenience, accessibility, and selection. Those are the perks of Austin's best malls and shopping centers. You can get in and out quickly and see a ton of things. Loads of local shopping options include high-brow and low-brow stores, along with food offerings should you need a drink or a bite along the way. Check out the wide variety at places like Renaissance Market or South Congress Avenue. Indoors or outdoors, there's a bounty to be had.



Anchored by Macy's and by separate Dillard's venues for men and women, this pleasant mall serves the needs of folks in the northern part of town. Apparel standards include Charlotte Russe, Express, and Wet Seal; familiar specialty retailers...  Read More



While Sixth Street is known for its nightlife and entertainment possibilities and its prominence in local festivals, the thoroughfare also has a goodly supply of shopping. The western portion is especially friendly this way, offering art,...  Read More

Barton Creek Square Mall


This mall overlooking downtown Austin is the city's largest, so if your time's limited, it's a good bet for finding most everything you need. Inside, wood, leather, and tile impart a sense of permanence, a perfect complement to the quality goods...  Read More



This upscale, open-air retail destination in the northwest part of town enjoys a solid reputation. Named for the preponderance of trees around it, the center boasts two levels of mainstream shopping aimed largely at an established, older...  Read More

Cedar Park
Lakeline Mall


Stylish Lakeline Mall is certain to keep your credit cards busy, thanks to its 150-plus stores. Within the complex, which offers convenience to folks in northwest Austin, are anchors like Macy's, JCPenney, Sears, and Dillard's. They're good...  Read More

South Congress Avenue


Made newly trendy with an influx of hip boutiques, galleries, and restaurants, this district was once populated by more alternative, retro spots. Now, it's drawing attention with chic independent establishments and getting traffic from...  Read More

Round Rock Premium Outlets


Seasoned shoppers find the promise of bargains intoxicating; as a result, they flock to this outlet center north of town to score great deals on designer goods. Making beelines to Calvin Klein, Burberry, BCBG Max Azria, Coach, Swarovski, and...  Read More



Dedicated to freshness and to selling great, homegrown goods, this year-round market plies browsers with lots of delectable items. Fresh produce is a mainstay, but you'll also find plants and flowers, meats and cheeses, breads, chocolates, and...  Read More



Thanks to the efforts of local growers, Austinites can reap the bounty of homegrown produce and foodstuffs at this popular market. Supplied by folks from within 150 miles of the city, the market offers plenty of raw, seasonal goods, along with...  Read More

Renaissance Market


What began spontaneously in 1969 as the selling of a few handmade wares has grown into a full-fledged, year-round arts and crafts market. Now, some 90 vendors hawk goods they've created themselves, and they're licensed by a board, ensuring that...  Read More