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When it comes time to bring home a souvenir from your vacation, ShermansTravel experts know just where to go. Whether it’s a high-end leather purse or an authentic, locally made craft, we show you which stores and markets to hit up for all your shopping needs – while highlighting the best steals and bargains in your destination.

Shopping in Houston

Highland Village

Like a small version of Houston’s larger “Galleria” shops, Highland Village is defined by trendy fashion boutiques, spas, and upscale restaurants.

4055 Westheimer Rd., TX, 713-850-3100
Tags: luxury | shopping | trendy | antiques

Katy Mills Outlet Mall

Its worth the drive to this huge outlet mall 25 miles outside Houston for its 1.3-million-square-feet of bargains on boldfaced brands like Neiman Marcus, Saks 5th Avenue, and Cole Haan.

5000 Katy Mills Circle, TX, 281-644-5050, www.katymills.com
Tags: family | shopping | moderate | factory outlet

Rice Village

Houston’s oldest shopping district benefits from its proximity to Rice University and the Museum District – trendy shops sell items like high-end clothing, home décor, and one-of-a-kind jewelry.

corner of University & Kirby Sts., TX, www.ricevillageonline.com
Tags: shopping | moderate | trendy

The Galleria

Galleria's ultra-modern architecture and high-end stores were ahead of their time when this shopping mall opened in 1970, and it's still going strong with 375+ restaurants and shops (Gucci, Nordstrom), an ice rink, and two hotels.

5085 Westheimer Rd., TX, 713-622-0663, www.simon.com
Tags: family | shopping | expensive | smart splurge | things to do

Uptown Park

European-style Uptown Park raised the bar when it opened in 1999. It houses trendy boutiques like BB1 Classic and Todd’s Place, plus restaurants like Café Express and Uptown Sushi.

Post Oak Blvd. at Loop 610, TX, 713-850-1400, www.uptownparkhouston.com
Tags: family | shopping | moderate | boutique

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