Whether you’re looking to spend the whole day shopping or just looking to grab a new outfit on the way out of town, the Houston area has the best shopping outlets to meet your every need. We’ve selected some of the best destinations and highlighted favorite stores from each location.
With 145 designer and name-brand outlet stores at Houston Premium Outlets, you’ll definitely need a few hours to visit them all. These outlets offer brands like Kate Spade New York, Nike, Armani Outlet, Michael Kors and more. It’s a single level shopping center with outdoor courtyards and covered walkways so weather is never an issue. The village-style shopping center also has a children’s play area for you convenience. Start shopping as early as 10 a.m. and later choose from the food court or grab-and-go stations for a bite to eat. Many stores offer deals for summer, special holidays and other events throughout the year. With 25% to 65% savings every day, you're sure to find something to take home with you.
The Tanger Factory Outlet Center is an excellent place to visit for more shopping close to the coast. For those on their way to Galveston for the weekend, stop by the outlet for everything you’ll need to make you trip a success. With festivals, beach parks and outdoor activities waiting for you on the island, you can find what you want to look your best. Take advantage of Tommy Hilfiger, Dressbarn, Gap Outlet, Old Navy Outlet, Under Armour and more. With everything from apparel to excellent places eat, Tanger Factory Outlet Center is the ultimate pit stop to your final destination. Share you Tanger story by using #tangerstyle.
Katy Mills is famous for its factory outlet stores. With 1.3 million square feet of retail stores, they have all your basic and high-end brands, from Neiman Marcus Last Call to Express. There’s even a full-fledged arcade for the kids and an enormous Bass Pro Shop for the outdoor enthusiast. What’s even better about this outlet center is it’s entirely indoors, making weather a non-issue.
Make a day of it in Katy and drive the short distance to Typhoon Texas. Spend the afternoon riding down fast water slides, or reserve a cabana for the whole family to enjoy in the wave pool. Relax in the Lazy T River or let the younger kids splash around at Buckaroo Bayou. Experience Slide Boarding, which combines the excitement of a waterslide and a video game in one!
By Kylee Spjut
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