S Congress Ave., Austin TX
Whether Austin shoppers are browsing, buying or dining, this shopping thoroughfare is a hotbed of one-of-a-kind shops. Re-discover Americana style shops like Uncommon Objects and Mexican cultural decor in the endless rooms at Mi Casa. And don't forget to check out the colorful Texana shops while munching on a taco from the local eatery.
Arboretum at Great Hills
10000 Research Blvd., Austin TX
Northwest Austin's suburban answer to downtown Austin's funky shopping.
Barton Creek Square Mall
2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin TX
Austin's largest mall, recently expanded, offers myriad shopping and dining choices, including a brand-new Nordstrom's store.
2000-2700 Guadalupe St., Austin TX
Austinís main shopping, dining and entertainment area for University of Texas students and those who love them.
6001 Airport Blvd., Austin TX
A bright, innovatively-designed North Austin shopping mall that includes a shopper's retail favorites with the huge sprawl-mall feel.
S Lamar Blvd
1000-2500 blocks S Lamar Blvd., Austin TX
This unpolished, funky Austin shopping area south of the Colorado River offers one-of-a-kind finds. Specialty shops and no-frills eateries highlight Austin's casual culture.
--Austin shopping reviews by Sonja Pecavar.