Shopping Malls and Centers

Go for convenience, accessibility, and selection. Those are the perks of Houston'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 Highland Village or Galleria. Indoors or outdoors, there's a bounty to be had.

Conroe Outlet Center


If you work yourself into a shopping frenzy over the prospect of outlet stores, you'll have a great time in Conroe. This center is pleasantly landscaped and manageably walkable, and since shops are arranged around a large, central parking area,...  Read More

Katy Mills


West of Houston proper, about 25 miles out, lies expansive Katy Mills, a destination for shopping and play alike. Not only does it have more than 200 outlet retailers, which can keep dedicated bargain-hunters occupied for days, but it also...  Read More

Downtown Tunnels


If you've got shopping in mind, you'll find that Downtown Houston features The Shops at Houston Center and a branch of Foley's department store. However, it also hides a wealth of businesses in tunnels beneath the city streets. Initially...  Read More

The Galleria


One of the country's largest malls and an enormous Houston attraction, The Galleria offers more than 350 retailers beneath its stunning atriums. Attached to two hotels and boasting an ice-skating rink, the complex also gets a designer punch with...  Read More



Billing itself as "Houston's European-style shopping center," Uptown Park features charming Italianate buildings, fountains, and landscaped walkways. It's an ideal place to browse, peer in windows, and check out what's available at upscale...  Read More

Highland Village


Watched over by stately palm trees, this venerable shopping center has been a Houston favorite for many years thanks to its gracious welcome, charming stucco buildings, and array of upscale shops. Domestic goods are prominent at Restoration...  Read More

Centre at Post Oak


A mix of large retail venues and small, independent boutiques, the Centre at Post Oak promises fantastic shopping just across the street from the venerable Galleria. Options for the masses mix with more esoteric places, so you'll find Marshalls...  Read More

Rice Village
Rice Village


Spread across some fifteen blocks near Rice University, this long-lived shopping area is well-known for its eclectic shops and intriguing merchandise. Hundreds of retailers, restaurants, and bars suit all tastes, whether you're in the market for...  Read More

The Shops at Houston Center
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Although it's not the city's largest shopping center, The Shops at Houston Center is a godsend for downtown professionals and visitors. The complex extends across two blocks and sits beneath an atrium, so you can be sure that shopping is a...  Read More

The Woodlands


With both indoor and outdoor shopping venues – plus a waterway with gondolas, a children's play area, and a merry-go-round – this mall promises not only terrific shopping but a bit of entertainment and visual appeal as well. Anchors include...  Read More