Shopping Outside of Houston
Visitors who love to shop need only take a short drive from Houston to uncover amazing shopping destinations. From antique malls to locally owned boutiques to big box retailers and outlet malls, shoppers will find what they’re looking for in these nearby communities.
Spend the whole day antiquing at the Alvin Antique Center, a 55,000-square-feet antique mall with hundreds of uniquely stocked shops. Find an ever-changing array of gifts and antiques collected locally and from around the world.
With 32 shopping areas featuring more than 900 shopping and dining destinations, Sugar Land is the ideal destination for the discerning shopper. First Colony Mall’s stores range from traditional department stores like Dillard’s and Macy’s to unique boutique-style stores for men and women. Sugar Land Town Square features boutique-style shopping at stores like Loft, Anything Bling and Altar’d State. While Market at Town Center brings the excitement of outlet shopping to an upscale center with stores like Saks 5th Avenue Off Fifth and Nordstrom Rack. Check out a full list of shops here.
Find many cute, locally owned boutiques and galleries throughout Kemah, League City, Nassau Bay & Seabrook here. In Kemah, homemade fudge, hand-carved eggs, home décor, essential oils, fun clothing and much more can be found as you stroll the shops along Bradford Avenue. Seabrook offers a wonderful mix of clothing boutiques, gift shops and galleries throughout town. Nassau Bay has art galleries, gift shops and a weekly farmers market featuring produce and homemade goods from around the region. The oak-lined Main Street of League City is home to many gift shops, tea rooms and boutiques featuring clothing, jewelry, home goods and art. Bay Area Houston has something for everyone.
The Woodlands presents a unique combination of shopping for visitors, featuring over 70 boutique shops in a walkable, Main Street-style setting within Market Street as well as iconic retailers inside The Woodlands Mall. With more than 11 million square feet of world-class shopping, The Woodlands is a regional shopping destination providing a blend of top department stores and independent boutiques not found anywhere else. Perhaps that’s why the readers of Southern Living Magazine voted the area as “One of America’s Best Shopping Destinations.”